What every Refrigerators has:
- A flexible layout.
- Convenient features.
- A well-lit interior.
Experts and owners agree, if you just need a basic fridge that performs like a pricier option, look no further than the 14.6 cubic foot GE GTE15CTHRWW. It gets good scores in professional tests for its consistent temperatures and excellent energy efficiency. Users agree, and also give it high marks for its quiet performance, attractive appearance, and generous capacity in spite of its small footprint. The same fridge with a larger, 17.5 cubic foot capacity is available as the GE GTE18CTHWW (Est. $630).
It's rare to see any major appliance get the kind of across-the-board raves that the 23.8 cubic foot LG LDC24370ST gets. All agree that it's great at maintaining an even temperature and keeping food fresh. They also like the way it makes use of space with its adjustable shelving and gallon-size door bins. Features are sparse, but it does include a built-in ice maker and the fridge earns top scores where it counts, with terrific performance, low noise and great energy efficiency.
Professionals give the Samsung RH29H9000SR good marks for temperature control and great marks for quietness and energy efficiency; owners love its many features and attractive styling. In addition to an external water dispenser, it has a popular door-in-door design that gives users quick access to the most frequently used items while keeping the rest cool as a cucumber. The stainless steel finish is surprisingly smudge-resistant, and there's plenty of room for even the largest family's refrigeration needs.
It seems as if no one has anything bad to say about the performance of the 29.9 cubic foot Kenmore 72483. It's at or near the top of several expert roundups, all agree that this fridge excels both in temperature consistency for its handy features. They also praise its attractive design and useful layout. Owners are happy too, saying it's quiet and offers a plethora of well-designed storage options. The 72483 has a stainless steel finish, it also comes in white as the Kenmore 72482 ($3,200) and black as the Kenmore 72489 (Est. $3,200).
If you want a solid performing, good looking French door refrigerator at a hard to beat price, the 25 cubic foot LG LFC24770ST is a top performer in expert testing, as well as a favorite of owner reviewers. Temperature control is rated as Excellent, as is noise and energy efficiency. It's nice to get a stainless-steel French door refrigerator at this price, and you can save even more by opting for the same fridge in white or black.
The 21.6 cubic foot LG LSC22991ST is a side-by-side fridge with a counter-depth cabinet for a semi-built-in look. It's a top performer in expert tests and is attractively styled with a stainless-steel exterior. The big feature is a door-in-door design that gives you access to often used items by opening an outer door, while leaving the rest of your perishables safe behind a glass inner door. Owners express very high satisfaction with this fridge, praising its roomy interior, flexible storage options and quiet operation.