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KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY]
 
Approximate retail price:
$1,979.10
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Summary:

This 25.8 cu.-ft. side-by-side KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY] refrigerator has

  • an external water dispenser
  • an air filter
  • dual evaporators
  • a door open alarm
  • a built-in water filter
  • spillproof shelves
  • measured water fill
  • digital controls on its front door
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About - KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY]

The KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY] is part of the refrigerator test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, side by side refrigerator models like the KSF26C6X[YY] 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.
About This Brand

This brand, part of Whirlpool, is positioned as a high-end brand with many extras geared towards the kitchen enthusiasts and sold heavily though independent dealers.

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Features & Specs - KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY]
info Claimed capacity (cu. ft.) 25.8
info Cabinet-depth model No
info Water dispenser External
info Stainless/SS-look option Yes
info Energy cost/yr. ($) 75
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User Reviews - KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY]
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2.0
poor quality
6/1/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Energy Efficient
Holds Temperature Well
Cons
Bad Ice Maker
Noisy
Best Uses
Comment:
ice maker never works...already need a replacement, sensor panel popping out already
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
kitchenaid ksf26C
5/15/2014
Pros
Attractive Design
Space For Tall Items
Cons
Bad Ice Maker
Limited Shelving Options
Noisy
Not Cold Enough
Not Energy Efficient
Unreliable
Best Uses
Comment:
Poorly made. Defective control panel was replaced but replacement was also defective.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
3.0
Like the brand, Kitchen Aid
4/14/2014
Pros
Deep 3 Gallons Of Milk
Easy to clean
Love The Shelf Spacing
Cons
Ice Maker problems
Best Uses
Comment:
Love this fridge except the ice maker has been replaced 3 times in the first year! I recommend this product but strongly suggest you purchase the extended warranty.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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