BLACK Whirlpool ET8WTKXKB Top-Freezer Refrigerator 18.2 cu ft (ADA Compliant)

Energy Star® : Automatic Defrost : 2 Clear Crispers

Energy Star® : Automatic Defrost : 2 Clear Crispers

Energy Star® : Automatic Defrost : 2 Clear Crispers

This is a true budget refrigerator from Whirlpool. It is a top-freezer refrigerator which comes in two colors and has a total storage capacity of 18.2 cubic feet. It may not have all the fancy features, but it has a clear crisper which are a great help in organizing your fresh fruit and salads. There is also a useful deli drawer. Although there is no factory-installed ice-maker there is a useful automatic defrost system. Being ADA compliant this has an easy to operate temperature control and is designed for better access.

    Interior Features

  • This reasonably priced REFRIGERATOR comes with 2 full width wire shelves and also 2 Clear Crispers to help keep all your fresh fruit and salads fresher and crisper for longer, in a very attractive transparent plastic container and your meat is preserved better in the Clear Temperature-Controlled Meat Pan.
  • In the FREEZER compartment you will find you have Full-Width Fixed Refrigerator Door Storage.
  • Thee is no factory installed ice-maker with this refrigerator but if you wish you can purchase an Optional Automatic Ice Maker which is sold separately.
  • The thermostatically controlled temperature controls are an easy to use manually maneuvered single knob. They are situated inside the refrigerator at the front at the top for easy access .
  • there is also an interior light to enable you to have better illumination throughout the cabinet.
  • An Automatic Defrost System takes away the tedious task of defrosting the freezer unit and it has a timer, a limit switch and a heater that melts away any build up of frost, so you do not have to empty the freezer first.
  • This model is ADA Compliant and is designed to enable those with disabilities greater.

      Exterior Features

  • This Whirlpool refrigerator is only available in TWO colors: Black on Black (ET8WTKXKB) and White-on-White (ET8WTKXKQ) The door is fashioned in a flat style with a textured finish and grab handles.

      Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 31 3/8 Inches

    Height: 66 1/4 Inches
    Width: 29 1/2 Inches
    Freezer Capacity: 5.0 Cu. Ft.
    Refrigerator Capacity: 13.2 Cu. Ft.
    Total Capacity: 18.2 Cu. Ft.


  • This is a refrigerator that has the advantage of being designed to assist people with disabilities, so the controls on this unit are easy to use and change and are positioned inside the refrigerator compartment at the top front for quick and easy access. The control knob is an easy to use round knob style.
  • It is an advantage to have ADA compliance as this means that it is designed to be easy to use for people with disabilities and older people too.
  • Another advantage is the auto defrost system which includes a timer switch, a limit switch as well as a heater that switches on at the appropriate time to melt away the build up of ice.


  • This is not Energy Star® compliant so does not have the advantage of being particularly energy efficient.
  • What a disadvantage to have wire shelves these days when glass shelving has proved to be so successful.

      Consumer Likes and Dislikes

  • ADA compliant for disabilities
  • very reasonable price
  • good budget refrigerator
  • Good defrost system,
  • ice-making option if required
  • 2 crispers and 1 deli/meat pan
  • nice looking

  • no Energy Star®
  • not glass shelves

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