KitchenAid (KBFC42FT) French-Door Stainless-Steel Refrigerator 22.6-cubic feet
Dual Magna Seal™ - AquaSense™ Base-Grille Filtration System
The KBFC42FT is a French door bottom freezer refrigerator that provides a large storage capacity for regular to large-sized families. ExtendFresh Plus temperature management system ensures optimum freshness.
The AquaSense Base Grille filtration system provides for optimum filtration of water.
On Demand Pulsed defrost sytem helps you preserve the taste in frozen food.
The unit also comes with the adjustable SpillClean Glass shelving.
SatinGlide system includes the ball bearing rollers which allows for pulling the crisper drawers out.
ClearVue bins lets you see the contents of the bins without having to open and close them.
DualMagna Seat Gasket System ensures food freshness by creating an airtight seal around the interior.
The unit has the widest refrigeration size with its large storage capacity. It can hold platters up to 36 inches wide.
WhisperQuiet Variable capacity compressor works to keep the unit humming quietly as you sleep.
The unit also comes with a full width freezer basket.
There's a factory installed automatic ice maker.
It sports 16.7 Cu. Ft. refrigerator compartment volume and 5.9 Cu. Ft. freezer compartment volumeThe unit sports touch sensor controls for convenient setting of controls.
It also features a stainless steel casing. Depth: 27 7/8 inches
Height: 83 1/8 inches
Width: 42 1/4 inches
Total volume: 22.6 Cubic footOne of the main advantages to this unit is the large capacity. The KBFC42FTS sports a total of 22.6 Cubic foot of space, fairly large for a regular family. It offers space
for anything from beverages and fresh produce and meats to leftovers.
The unit also comes done in a metallic finish which looks really elegant. You will not be ashamed to see this unit in your kitchen.
The KBFC42FTS works quietly. For its large size, you barely know that it is on with the WhisperQuiet Variable capacity compressor which reduces noise significantly.
The unit interiors is very well laid out for maximum organization.
The design of separately opening doors slightly decreases energy consumption.
The less often used bottom freezer is located at a convenient area.
The double doors that swing out allow full utilization of the space for removing or loading very large items such as large cakes or pizza. The unit's ice maker tends to slow down on the ice making after a few months.
Noise tends to build up while the ice and water dispensers are on.
The pull out freezer design leaves the organization to the owner. You also need to stoop low in order to get to the freezer contents.
Costs more compared to other models of refrigerators due to the French door design.
The unit's double doors may be difficult to prop open if you are loading and unloading by yourself.
Consumer Likes and Dislikes
Design saves on energy.
Large capacity allows for more items to be stored inside
Elegant, Metallic finish
Quiet with the Whisper Quiet Variable Capacity compressor
ice maker often conks out after a few months
costs more compared to other designs of refrigerators
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