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KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY] refrigerator

 
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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User Reviews
User Reviews

 
1.0
Bad Design and Worse Reliability
4/16/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Energy Efficient
Holds Temperature Well
Quiet
Cons
Bad Ice Maker
Flimsy Shelves
Limited Shelving Options
Poor Layout
Poor Quality
Unreliable
Best Uses
Junk yard
Comment:
The ice maker design concept is poor. The ice hardens and blocks the water coming in to make more ice, hence it leaks! I'm in my 70's and without a doubt this is the worst refrigerator my wife & I have ever owned since we were married. Three others on our street have the same model and all have had the same issues. Shame on Whirlpool for not having a recall on this model. They have lost four customers for life.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

 
5.0
I would buy this fridge again
4/15/2015
Pros
Attractive Design
Customizable Shelving
Easy Access
Holds Temperature Well
Quiet
Space For Tall Items
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I use this fridge for normal use and have none of the problems others have listed. I find the space extremely useful, would never buy a bottom freezer as they are a pain to use compared to this side by side. Lots of people don't like side by sides but if they tried this unit which has useful width on both sides, especially the freezer, unlike smaller, narrower units I think their complaints would disappear. So the ice makes a little noise when it falls into the bin, or you may hear a little, brief noise when the water line has to fill. What unit doesn't? These are very brief and have to be expected if you want these features. It does not spit out ice like other makes owned by others I know. The measured fill is a nice feature and the space and flexibility are great.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Kitchenaid refrigerator to avoid
2/23/2015
Pros
Can't Think Of Any
Cons
Bad Ice Maker
Noisy
Poor Instalation And Serv
Unreliable
Best Uses
Find A Replacement
Comment:
Jetson Appliances, which is local retailer, recommended this refrigerator to me as part of a kitchen remodel. Beginning with the installation by Jetson's, the door seals came off. A new freezer door had to be replaced. Now I have an led light that needs to be replaced. I tried to have the refrigerator replaced by the retailer, but they refused. Kitchenaid would not replace the lemon they manufactured and Jetson's Appliances would not assist me in replacing the poorly made refrigerator.<br />I would never again buy a product from Kitchenaid or Jetson's Appliances.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY] is part of the Refrigerators test program at Consumer Reports. The KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY] Refrigerators features and specs include Claimed capacity (cu. ft.), Energy cost/yr. ($), Stainless/SS-look option, Water dispenser, Cabinet-depth model. In our lab tests, Refrigerators models like the KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY] are reviewed on Noise, Overall score, Temperature performance, Ease of use, Energy efficiency, Freezer usable capacity (cu. ft.), Exterior depth (in.), Exterior height (in.), Exterior width (in.), Total usable capacity (cu. ft.), Fridge usable capacity (cu. ft.). Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY] based on personal experience. The user reviews of the KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY] include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the KitchenAid KSF26C6X[YY].
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