Miele KF1901Vi refrigerator

 
Approximate retail price:
$7200
Summary: This 36-inch-wide Miele built-in bottom-freezer has digital touchpad controls with temperature display. The model is available in stainless steel and is Energy Star qualified.
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About - Miele KF1901Vi

The Miele KF1901Vi is part of the refrigerator test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, built in refrigerator models like the KF1901Vi are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Temperature performance:
This combines results of tests measuring the accuracy of initial temperature settings along with how well a model 1) kept optimum temperatures in the refrigerator and freezer at the same time; 2) kept temperatures even throughout each compartment; 3) kept temperatures constant despite changes in room temperatures; and 4) maintained set temperatures even with very high room temperatures.

Energy efficiency:
This reflects electricity consumption (based on our tests) per cubic foot of measured usable storage space. For example, two refrigerators with the same energy cost per year may have different energy efficiencies -- the unit with more storage space being more efficient.

Noise:
Noise level was measured when the compressor started up and during steady running. Subjective judgments by a panel of listeners supplemented our noise-meter readings.
Features & Specs - Miele KF1901Vi
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 18.3
info Bottom-freezer Yes
info Side-by-side No
info French-door style No
info Water dispenser No
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
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User Reviews - Miele KF1901Vi
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1.0
Poor product. Customer service the worst!
1/15/2016
Pros
Customizable Shelving
Cons
Bad Ice Maker
Design flaws
Poor Layout
Best Uses
Office Fridge
Comment:
Major design flaw. If something falls off a shelf in your refriderator it hits the glass shelf on top of vegetable drawer. That one part can be up to 2k to replace. When I asked why they would not put the electronic on the front wheel nothing can fall on it I was mad to feel I did something wrong by having items on the shelves in my refriderator by the snooty customer service rep. He said we have that fridge in our break room and nothing has ever happened to that shelf. Well maybe if you are pulling your yogurt out.....<br />The oven too has major design flaws. If you cook anything with gravy or liquid you risk droplets staining the inner glass windows requiring a service call to fix this. Again I was told this is normal by the snooty customer service rep <br />Then the microwave glass shelf broke because shoe one set a coffee cup down on the shelf. <br />Bottom line if you eat out a lot. MIELE is great. If you cook in your kitchen MIELE is much too fragile. Buy a subzero!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
2.0
For the price, it's not all that.
6/30/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Customizable Shelving
Easy Access
Holds Temperature Well
Quiet
Cons
Bad Ice Maker
Endless Flashing Filter
Filter Light Won't Stop F
Limited Shelving Options
Poor Layout
Best Uses
Small Kitchens
Two Person Fridge
Comment:
Like others, the filter light won't stop flashing. I've tried every combination suggested with no luck.<br /><br />This fridge is supposed to be wifi ready incase it has any issues. So far nobody has been able to figure out how to set that up. <br /><br />There's no place to put a gallon of milk. I buy half gallons and keep them in the door.<br /><br />The control panel is confusing. <br /><br />Two of the lightbulbs went out in the interior. So far I haven't been able to replace them. <br /><br />I wish i'd bought a less expensive bigger fridge. This one is annoying.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Buy something else
3/19/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Customizable Shelving
Energy Efficient
Cons
Alarm Will Not Turn Off
Bad Ice Maker
Lights Will Not Turn Off
Problems With Programming
Unreliable
Will Not Stay Cold
Best Uses
Comment:
Problems with computer controls. Alarm will not turn off, Inside lights stay on and force temp to increase. Water filter warning will not turn off. Miele customer service is poor,
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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