Kenmore ELITE 45429 Side-by-Side Black Refrigerator PuR® Ultimate II Water-Filtration 23.1 cu ft
Energy Star® - Advances Acceler-Ice - 3 Color Choices
There are so many excellent features on this Energy Star compliant, Counter- Depth refrigerator. Although it is a little smaller that some to the larger models which have a wider range of features - although this refrigerator is only 22.1 cu ft - it is jam-packed with many innovative and exciting features.
This is an ideal refrigerator - and for the smaller family that wants a really sophisticated refrigerator, this model is really worth considering. There are many convenient and well designed features - such as the 4 ADJUSTABLE Refrigerator Shelves and 3 Adjustable DOOR BINS.
Another great feature is the humidity-controlled Fresh-n-Ready crisper bin, which has the special HUMIDITY-controlled protection.
The increasingly popular SpillSave SHELVES are make of glass, which enables you to easily and quickly clean up little spillages and sticky residue very easily.
The FREEZER compartment is very SPACIOUS, having 3 slide out baskets, which enable you to see everything that is stored in your freezer at a glance as well. It also has a useful in-door a wire basket.
The thru-the-door water and ICE DISPENSER gives you an ongoing suppy of ice cold filtered water with a choice of crushed or cubed ice- together with the PuR Ultimate II WATER FILTRATION system. The Acceler-Ice feature is a wonderful advantage for those times when you need an extra supply of ice, making up to 20% faster ice-making than a conventional ice-maker Other good features of the Kenmore Elite 45429 are the ENHANCED LIGHTING which give excellent visibility throughout the unit, a snack/deli drawer and a TEMPERATURE CONTROLLED Meat/Vegetables Container.The ELECTRONIC CONTROLS give you finger-tip control over the temperature setting on your refrigerator, and being positioned on the outside of the unit. There is an exterior WATER FILTER located in the base-grille, with a useful water filter indicator to indicate the need for a change of filter. This very stylish looking Elite refrigerator has flat angular lines with a stunning, smooth black finish. There is no contrasting color except for the great looking blue LED display system.The Kenmore 4542is available in THREE great colors:-
Black (45429) White (45422) and
Stainless Steel (45423)Depth: 30 InchesHeight: 68 ½ InchesWidth: 27 ½ InchesTotal Volume: 23.1 cu. ft.Refrigerator Section: 14.0 cu. FtFreezer Section: 9.1 cu. ft.Being a Counter Depth model is a real advantage as the overall depth is reduced by up to 5", giving GREATER SPACE in your kitchen and with a shallower unit you have easier access to the interior cabinet. One very important feature of this refrigerator is that it is Energy Star compliant, which means that it is a VERY COST EFFECTIVE unit with low running costs and a saving on electrical charges. Installation is pretty simple, even for the novice with is an advantage if you want to save in installation costs. The interior lighting on this model is 'ENHANCED' which give you better overall visibility throughout the whole of the cabinet. Refrigerators are really moving into the realms of being a piece of kitchen furniture and the stylish good looks of the Kenmore 4542 certainly confirm this. The shelves are really well designed and a great advantage and they are not only made to last but they are incredibly functional.The water filter is a great disadvantage as it requires very frequent changes. The price of a new water filter it pretty steep. The handles of the ice maker door is rather flimsy plastic and can break quite easily. There is a real problem with the interior drawer in the freezer section - as the DOOR OF THE FREEZER has to be almost fully opened before the drawer can be properly opened which is a real disadvantage. You have to get used to WAITING for the in-door ice and water dispenser, because is you pull the glass away too soon you end up with DRIPS on the floor.
ProsEnergy Star lovely enhanced interior lighting well made shelving great cooling quiet model really good ice making facility great size if you want a smaller refrigerator good looking unit easy self-installation
Consumer Likes and Dislikes
not enough can space in the door door is too close to the drawers freezer a little narrow water filer needs changing frequently plastic ice maker doors rather flimsy