Kenmore ELITE 71053 Stainless French Door Refrigerator 27.6 cu ft

GeniusCool Technology : Gourmet Pantry :  Energy Star

GeniusCool Technology : Gourmet Pantry : Energy Star

You can be sure of a quiet operation and energy efficiency with the Energy Star rated, GeniusCool Technology of the Kenmore Elite 71053 French Door Refrigerator. You have versatile organization choices and great storage options for a range of party fare with the FULL WIDTH gourmet pantry drawer.

You will love the extra space that the Slim IN DOOR Ice allows, compared with earlier models and 2 humidity-controlled crispers ensure that your food is maintained at the optimum temperature to keep your fruit and vegetables at peak freshness for longer.

    Interior Features

  • GeniusCool Technology : ensures smooth, quiet operation and a cost cutting, energy efficient cold storage cabinet.
  • Advanced Cooling : is a design that has a, multi-air flow system, which circulates the cool air to every part of the cabinet.
  • FREEZER : storage comprises of a Pull-out freezer DRAWER and 2 Slide-Out Removable Baskets, to help simplify storage and organization.
  • REFRIGERATOR : storage consists of FOUR Adjustable Slide-Out SpillProof glass shelves, which make cleaning up sticky drips and spillages increasingly simple, while you have great visibility with the 2 Clear Adjustable Door Bins.
  • Other Storage : consists of a Temp. Controlled Snack or Deli Drawer, 2 humidity-controlled crispers as well as a, FULL WIDTH Pantry Drawer, which is ideal for parties and forward food planning.
  • Energy Star : compliance means that this refrigerator is not only energy efficient and will save up to 20% on your household bills, but it also is environmentally friendly.
  • Dispenser : features abound with the 71053, as this model not only offers, Slim in Door Ice and water, but additionally there is Ice Storage , for your Crushed and cubed ice requirements as well as a LED dispenser Display, a dispenser LOCK-OUT and a dispenser LIGHT.
  • Enhanced Lighting : in this refrigerator the enhanced light gives good, illumination throughout the refrigerator .
  • Frost-free : defrosting means that you are saved the chore of regularly having to manually defrost the freezer sections.
  • Electronic Controls : are placed on the exterior of the refrigerator for added convenience, enabling you to alter the temperature without the need to open the refrigerator door.
  • A Water Filter : is located in the fresh food compartment and needs to be changed about once every six months.

      Exterior Features

  • The STAINLESS STEEL Kenmore (71053) comes in FOUR further colors, including WHITE (71052),
    off White Biscuit: BISQUE (71054), Metallic ULTRA SATIN (71055) and BLACK (71059). The 7105 has a self colored handle and a smooth finish door with a gently contoured curve.

      Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 32 7/8 Inches
    Height: 69 ¾ Inches
    Width: 35 ¾ Inches
    Total Volume: 27.6 Cu. Ft.
    Freezer Section: 8.82 cu. ft.
    Refrigerator Section: 18.82 cu. ft.


  • Customers liked the location of the ICE-MAKER, in the refrigerator door as this freed up much More Usable Space in the freezer section and found that the ice bin was an added advantage for ice storage.
  • Having the CONTROLS on the Outside of the cabinet was identified as an advantage and the child proof LOCK was seen as a really important feature, especially be parents of young children.
  • One customer was delighted with the INTERIOR LIGHT, considering it to be one of the best refrigerator lights she had seen.
  • A number of customers found that having the whole of the refrigerator section at the top of the cabinet was a great advantage as everything was at EYE LEVEL and within EASY REACH.


  • One customer pointed out an installation disadvantage if incorrectly setup .. it is important that the LEGS on this model are set down correctly otherwise the refrigerator is liable to SLIDE OUT.

      Consumer Likes and Dislikes

  • location of ice maker
  • lock
  • outer controls
  • eye level refrigerator
  • roomy interior
  • sleek appearance
  • large capacity
  • interior light

  • slow ice dispenser motor
  • no interior temperature reading

  • Comments for Kenmore ELITE 71053 Stainless French Door Refrigerator 27.6 cu ft

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    Apr 08, 2011
    efficient design
    by: Busy RN/Mom

    I can put my most used items on the right side of the fridge and only open 1/4 of the fridge when I use an item (less cold air escapes, less energy usage). I love this fridge.

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