The three most popular manufacturers of full sized freestanding French door refrigerators are Whirlpool, GE and LG. A French door refrigerator is a refrigeration unit that typically includes a pull out freezer on the bottom and two equal sized doors that open on opposite swings (one left and one right) to reveal the refrigerated storage area. Typically these units are bigger than standard refrigerator freezer combos and often are more expensive. In these refrigerator reviews french doors will be the focus. We shall briefly offer french door refrigerator reviews for some of the most popular models.
The Whirlpool Gold Resource Saver GI6FDRXXY is 26 cubic feet and measures 35 3/8″ wide by X 70 1/8″ in height and 35 1/4″ in depth. This Energy Star rated unit is the most efficient French door Whirlpool model available. 6th Sense technology cools food packages for left overs in half the time of typical refrigerators. Features like the Accu-Chill Temperature Management System, Resource Saver, Adaptive Defrost System, SpillGuard glass shelves and a PUR water filtration system add value and convenience. Tap Touch Electronic Controls and an exterior water and ice dispenser are standard on French door refrigerators, and this unit has both. The unit also features extra deep humidity-controlled crispers; LED interior lighting and a smooth door finish in three different color options.
The GE GFSS6KKYSS French-Door Refrigerator is 25.9 cubic feet and the exterior measures overall 35 5/8 wide by 70 tall by 35 ¾ deep. Also Energy Star rated, some key features are the ClimateKeeper System with dual evaporators, Freshness Center with full width drawer, and the BrightSpace Interior with GE Reveal Lighting. The freezer features a two level Slide n Store system that allows for easier access and better organization of frozen foods. As of this writing, this is the least expensive of the top selling French door refrigerators and can found as cheap as just about $1,200.00.
The LG LMX28988ST French Door Refrigerator is the largest of the three units discussed here at 27.5 cubic feet. It measures outside overall 35 ¾ wide by 35 3/8 deep by 69 ¾ in height. It is also the most expensive of the three as of this writing, retailing at about $2,600.00 minimally. Double freezer doors not only give the unit a strikingly modern and unique appearance, but also allow for a more accommodating and organizable freezer space. The Slim SpacePlus Ice system uses less interior room to leave more storage space for you food, and the dispensing system is designed to allow for tall containers, which is surprisingly helpful for pitchers or oversized to go containers. There are two humidity controlled crisper drawers, the Glide-N-Sever drawer and the versatile 4-Compartment Crisper System. On the inside, the mechanics are advanced too. The Linear Compressor operates more efficiently with fewer moving parts and is backed by a ten-year warranty.
There are many more French door refrigerators out there on the market today; these are just three of the best selling models. They each represent well-known brands in the refrigeration industry and offer an idea of a mid range of expense that can be expected when purchasing a quality freestanding full sized French door refrigerator for residential use.