Kenmore ELITE 71042 French Door 'TRIO' Refrigerator White 27.6 cu ft (NON Dispensing)

Energy Star : GeniusCool Technology : Advanced Cooling

Energy Star : GeniusCool Technology : Advanced Cooling

This white, Kenmore Elite refrigerator (71042 ), is the largest NON dispensing, Energy Star, French Door Trio available and is designed to offer more storage space than other ice and water dispensing, bottom freezer refrigerators.. The big boast of Kenmore is that that in a TRIO, 28 cu ft capacity refrigerator you can store an impressive 52 MORE cans the in an equivalent 29 cu ft cabinet!!

The Trio boasts a flawless, elegant design with handles that are easier to grip and aesthetically pleasing hidden hinges.
With its Genius-Cool Technology, you have an energy efficient refrigerator that ensures a smooth, quiet operation.
Kenmore consider that the innovative technology in their ELITE TRIO Refrigerators, offers versatile storage options and a chic, fresh design to accommodate the needs of any kitchen this summer and beyond.

    Interior Features

  • The interior of the cabinet is illuminated with ENHANCED LIGHTING, giving easy visibility throughout both refrigerator and freezer cabinets.
  • Fitted with the Elite TRIO ADVANCED COOLING SYSTEM, this refrigerator has Multi-Air flow.. which has 28 vents that circulates the air inside the refrigerator to help keep food fresher for longer.
  • This is one of the large Trio refrigerator that boasts of being a NON Dispensing refrigerator, catering for the needs of those that do not want an integral water dispensing system.
  • This model comes with and integral Ultra-Ice ICE MAKER which produces CUBES, which so many customers find are more satisfactory than the recently developed ice cube shapes that other manufactures produce.
  • INTERNAL ORGANIZATION is simplified with the FOUR adjustable, Transparent door bins and the FOUR Glass, Spill-Proof Slide Out, SHELVES in the cabinet. Inside the freezer compartment there is equally useful storage option, like the 2 SLIDE OUT Baskets in the single Pull-Out Freezer drawer.
  • The conveniently situated ELECTRONIC CONTROLS are easy to use and being upfront are fully accessible.
  • No more defrosting of this freezer cabinet as this is a FROST FREE refrigerator , freeing up more of your valuable time.

      Exterior Features

  • The WHITE Kenmore (71042) comes in TWO further colors: BLACK (71049) and Stainless Steel (71043). With its self colored metal handle and smooth, white contoured doors this is cold storage elegance.

      Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 35 3/8 Inches
    Height: 69 ¾ Inches
    Width: 35 ¾ Inches
    Total Volume: 27.6 Cu. Ft.
    Freezer Section: 8.79 cu. ft.
    Refrigerator Section: 18.82 cu. ft.


  • A number of customers said that they felt that the ADJUSTABLE SHELVES and various refrigerator and freezer storage options make this an easy refrigerator to organize.
  • The FREEZER BASKETS were found by customers to make it really easy to locate frozen food in the freezer section.
  • Some customers were pleased that there was NO ICE and WATER DISPENSER, seeing this as a real advantage. especially as it freed up considerable space .
  • Customers also commented on the STYLISH finish and a number considered that the French door design surpassed that of a side-by-side model, as all fresh food storage is at eye level.


  • One customers was disappointed with the poor quality DESIGN of the ICE-MAKER, which caused the cubes to freeze together in the ice bucket and prevents them from being properly dispensed.
  • Another customer found another minor problem with the ice-maker in that it OVERFLOWED causing a little puddle to form on the floor.

      Consumer Likes and Dislikes

  • recommend this model
  • adjustable shelves
  • eye level refrigerator
  • party deli drawer
  • easy freezer baskets
  • spacious
  • stylish
  • plenty of space and organization options
  • quiet
  • practical
  • roomy
  • recommended

  • poor ice maker
  • no tilt out shelving
  • no adjustable door bins in the freezer
  • not much specialty storage

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