The options make it easy to choose the right style of refrigerator for your kitchen—whether it's top-freezer, bottom-freezer, side-by-side, or French-door.
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Top-freezers offer the most storage for their size and are the least expensive. Top-scoring refrigerators usually deliver more consistent temperatures.. . .
Bottom-freezers keep refrigerator items within easy reach. Most models we tested chill and freeze adequately and include pullout shelves or bins, split shelves, spill guards, and room in the door to hold a gallon of milk.. . .
Once you know how much space you have, particularly the width, our recommended models will help you find a refrigerator that fits in that space. Models that have higher energy-efficiency scores use less electricity for their capacity.. . .
Side-by-sides are ideal for narrow kitchens but are the least space-efficient inside. Higher-end models offer half shelves. And if your household isn't large, remember that a smaller refrigerator is likely to use less electricity overall than a larger model.. . .
Built-ins align with cabinets. Most models we tested chill and freeze adequately and include pullout shelves or bins, spill guards, and room in the door for a gallon of milk. Top-scoring models usually deliver more consistent temperatures.. . .
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These counter-depth fridges cost a lot less than built-ins and sit almost flush with kitchen cabinets