Kenmore (16542) 14.8 cu ft Upright Freezer White ~ Energy Star®

Security Lock : Manual Defrost : Interior Light

Security Lock : Manual Defrost : Interior Light

At almost 15 cu ft capacity, the Kenmore 16542 is an upright freezer that has two sliding, lift out baskets which give quick and easy access to food in your freezer. A security lock gives you protection and is an additional safety feature when there are young children in the house.

With the Energy Star® status you will be certain to save on your electricity cost, while having the reassurance that your freezer is environmental friendly. There is also an interior light for better illumination, a manual defrost system, a frost indicator button and an interior adjustable temperature control.

    Interior Features

  • You can easily adjust the TEMPERATURE of your freezer as the control is situated inside the cabinet, maintaining the sleek exterior finish.
  • ORGANIZATION of your freezer is simplified with the TWO LIFT OUT BASKETS which can slide to and fro to give simple access into the interior of the unit, while allowing you to keep all the food you require quickly in these baskets.
  • Having a security lock on your freezer is not only a safety feature but it protects your frozen food from being interfered with.
  • As this freezer comes with a MANUAL DEFROST, you will be informed when it's time to defrost your cabinet, by means of the FROST INDICATOR Button.
  • The standard interior lighting gives you good visibility throughout the whole cabinet.
  • The Energy Star® status means that this is an energy efficient freezer.

      Exterior Features

  • This freezer comes with the traditional white color, having a textured finish self colored metal grab handle.


  • The two baskets are a big plus from most customers who found them to make the organization of the interior of the freezer much simpler.
  • The freezer was found to freeze well and hold the temperature quite well.
  • A number of customers were very pleased with the child lock, which makes is safer and prevents any unauthorized entrance.
  • Being Energy Star® means that this is energy efficient and will save up to 20% on your household energy bills.


  • Placement of the power indicator light on the top of the freezer rather than on the side proved a problem for a number of customers, who noted that the only way to see it was to be right on top of the freezer to actually be able to read it.
  • A couple of customers felt that the lid was very lightweight and had concerns about an adequate seal being made.

      Consumer Likes and Dislikes

  • freezes well
  • nice removable spacers
  • removable baskets
  • lightweight lid
  • Energy Star®

  • power indicator light
  • lightweight lid
  • not frost free

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