Top 10 Best French Door Refrigerators
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Top 10 Best French Door Refrigerators

French Door Refrigerators

It’s time for a new fridge and you’ve decided a French door refrigerator is the perfect model for you. Great! But there are still dozens of options and hundreds of features to choose from to make sure you’re getting the best refrigerator for your needs. French door styles, while a bit more expensive than traditional side-by-side refrigerators, offer more convenient access to only the compartments you need. Many offer door-in-door access and an extra drawer that can be kept at a different temperature, perfect for storing deli meats or chilled beverages, all which can cut down on energy costs in the long run. If you want the additional features of in-door water and ice makers, you’ll drive up the price a bit, reduce interior storage space, and want to make sure you have a plumbing connection. But who can say no to chilled water at the touch of a button?

That said, the biggest complaint with all of the French door refrigerators I researched is the ice maker. Whether you buy LG, Samsung, Frigidaire, or G.E., it seems you can’t avoid problems down the road with an ice maker that leaks, seizes, or for any other reason just stops doing its job. I recommend purchasing the extended warranty whenever possible to protect against extra costs that could be involved with these repairs. And to avoid problems altogether, purchase a separate ice maker and have access to all the ice you need at any time.

The final decision comes down to convenience, design, and price tag. To help you decide on the best model for your needs, here are the top ten French door refrigerators offering the widest variety of features in no particular order. All of these picks include free shipping and the option to include installation.


1. LG LFXS24566S Door-in-Door® French Door Refrigerator

LG LFXS24566S French Door Refrigerator

(LG)

With plenty of features and a moderate price tag, this stainless steel model is a great entry in the French-door market. Though I can’t promise that it will free you from standing in front of the fridge with both doors thrown wide as you try to decide what you’re actually hungry for, the door-in-door feature does offer easy access to your favorite drinks and snacks without wasting all that energy. Inside you’ll find adjustable tempered glass shelves, including one folding shelf, two humidity-controlled crisper drawers, two full-width drawers, and door bins that are deep enough to accommodate a gallon of milk. The “Slim SpacePlus Ice System” frees up more room internally, though it does limit the amount of ice it produces. Meanwhile, the freezer boasts two full-width drawers providing loads of storage for frozen foods and a removable bin for easy cleaning. If you’re looking for a new fridge with just enough bells and whistles to be entertaining and make the neighbors jealous, this might be the one for you.

Price: $3,518.46



Buy the LG LFXS24566S here.


Pros:

  • In-door filtered water and ice system
  • Door-in-door reduces cold air loss
  • Energy Star® certified
  • Door alarm
  • LED lighting
  • Adjustable tempered glass shelves
  • Touch Temperature Controls
  • Gallon-size door bins
  • Two freezer drawers
  • 26.6 cubic feet
  • Warranty: Full 1-year parts and labor, 7 years on sealed system, 10 years on linear compressor

Cons:

  • Door bins are not adjustable
  • Doors require some pressure to latch, meaning alarm may go off frequently
  • Some customers report the crisper drawers freeze over
  • Ice maker has small capacity and is prone to breaking down

Find more LG LFXS24566S information and reviews here.


2. LG LFC21776ST Counter Depth French Door Refrigerator

LG LFC21776ST French Door Refrigerator

(LG)

The LG LFC21776ST is your basic, no-frills, counter-depth fridge. This is the unit that’s going to quietly fit in with the rest of your kitchen decor without calling attention to itself. There’s no in-door water dispenser or ice maker, which means you will have to keep a chilled pitcher of water in the fridge if that’s your jam, but you’ll have fewer maintenance issues in the future. The interior layout is as streamlined as the exterior with more crisper drawers than you may know what to do with and adjustable door bins that are large enough to accommodate several gallons of milk. The freezer offers the same pull-out drawer configuration as the LFXS24566S above. You really can’t go wrong with this basic French door model.

Price: $2,104.62

Buy the LG LFC21776ST here.


Pros:

  • Counter depth
  • Energy Star® certified
  • Door alarm
  • Touch temperature controls
  • LED lighting
  • Adjustable tempered glass shelves
  • Two humidity-controlled crispers with two additional crisper drawers
  • Adjustable gallon-size door bins
  • 20.6 cubic feet
  • Warranty: Full 1-year parts and labor, 7 years on sealed system, 10 years on linear compressor

Cons:

  • No water filter for ice maker
  • Some customers report motor and compressor breakdown after 5 years.

Find more LG LFC21776ST information and reviews here.


3. Samsung RF22K9581SG Family Hub 4-Door Flex French Door Refrigerator

RF22K9581SG French Door Refrigerator

(Samsung)

Whoo boy, look at this guy. Just revel in the glory of a wi-fi, app-enabled touchscreen built right into the door of your refrigerator. Built-in cameras (that’s right, cameras) show you what you have in the fridge right from your phone so you don’t have to wonder if you need eggs while you’re at the store. But that’s not all — stream music, shop online, share photos, and watch your favorite shows all from the door. If the kitchen is the heart of the home, this is your new entertainment center.

Oh yeah, it also stores your food. Samsung offers up its “FlexZone” triple cooling system, allowing you three different temperature-controlled zones. Inside you’ll find tempered glass shelves, two humidity-controlled crispers, slide out shelves in both the FlexZone and the freezer, and gallon-sized door bins.

Price: $3,798



Buy the Samsung RF22K9581SG here.


Pros:

  • In-door touchscreen allows you to leave notes, track calendars, and stream music and video
  • Internal cameras
  • Sick app that keeps you connected to what’s in your fridge and more
  • FlexZone allows you to switch between cooling and freezing to maximize fresh food storage space
  • In-door filtered water and ice system
  • Energy Star® certified
  • Counter depth
  • Door alarm
  • LED lighting
  • Touch temperature controls
  • Adjustable tempered glass shelves
  • Gallon-sized door bins
  • 22.1 cubic feet
  • Warranty: 1-year all parts and labor, 5 years sealed system parts and labor, 10 years compressor parts only

Cons:

  • Runs Samsung’s Tizen (not stock Android), which has limited app support
  • Internal cameras don’t show views of what’s in the doors
  • Small cubic footage
  • Complaints with Samsung customer service

Find more Samsung RF22K9581SG information and reviews here.


4. G.E. Café™ Series French Door Refrigerator With Keurig K-Cup Brewing System

CYE22USHSS French Door Refrigerator

(G.E.)

Let’s just start with the main attraction here — the Keurig cup brewing system with hot water. Not only that, but you can heat the water remotely via the GE Kitchen app so that it’s ready and waiting for you. The Keurig system is an add-on piece, but even without it, you have the choice of four water temperatures and different volumes for flawless bevvy and food prep (though if you’re buying this fridge, you’ve probably graduated beyond packaged ramen). Not surprisingly, this new feature does come with a few reported mishaps that the company continues to chase after. For one final cutesy tip, you can upload photos to the LCD screen for a personal touch.

Besides these crazy bells and whistles, this French door refrigerator from GE offers 22 cubic feet in a counter-depth model with internal LED lighting, a temperature-control touch panel, gallon-sized door bins, and a drop down tray for extra door storage when you need it that tucks away when you don’t. The freezer has two bins for added convenience. But really, I think we’re all here for that Keurig.

Price: $4,060



Buy the G.E. Café™ Series here.


Pros:

  • Hot water dispenser with Keurig brewing add-on
  • In-door filtered water and ice system
  • Counter depth
  • Energy Star® certified
  • Door alarm
  • LED lighting
  • Touch temperature controls
  • Adjustable tempered glass shelves
  • Gallon-sized door bins
  • 22.2 cubic feet
  • Responsive customer service

Cons:

  • Keurig can take up to five minutes to heat and brew
  • If the Keurig attachment gets clogged with the coffee grounds, hot water backs up inside the fridge door
  • Low volume ice production
  • Small produce drawers
  • Warranty: Limited 1-year entire appliance

Find more G.E. Café™ Series information and reviews here.


5. LG LFXS30796D 30 Cubic Foot InstaView™ Door-in-Door® Refrigerator

LFXS30796D French Door Refrigerator

(Amazon)

Finally, a fridge that really could banish the open-door-slack-jaw syndrome. With its see-through door-in-door system, you can gaze deeply into the inner contents of your refrigerator while pondering the true meanings of life (what is hunger?) without letting any of that cold air escape. Two knocks (yes, you have to knock on your fridge for it to let you in) illuminate the interior which otherwise remains dark. The massive 30-cubic-foot interior also means fewer trips to the grocery store to restock. The “Slim SpacePlus Ice System” provides the most shelf space and allows even more space for door bins, so you get the best of all worlds with an in-door ice maker and tons of storage inside. This model even boasts an air filter to keep deodorize the air in the fridge. The four-compartment crisper system offers two humidity-controlled crisper drawers, one full-width drawer that fully extends and one bonus drawer for fruits and vegetables. A smart-pull freezer handle means it only takes a simple lift of the handle for effortless access to your 3-tiered freezer.

Price: $4,199



Buy the LG LFXS30796D here.


Pros:

  • Illuminated door-in-door feature
  • In-door filtered water and ice system
  • Energy Star® certified
  • Door alarm
  • LED lighting
  • Touch temperature controls
  • Adjustable tempered glass shelves
  • Three-tiered freezer organization
  • Gallon-sized door bins
  • Massive 30-cubic-square foot interior space
  • Multiple humidity control crisper drawers
  • Air filter
  • Warranty: 1-year parts and Labor, 7 years on the sealed system, 10 years on linear compressor

Cons:

  • Hefty price tag

Find more LG LFXS30796D information and reviews here.


6. Samsung RF260BEAESG French Door Refrigerator

Samsung RF260BEAESG French Door Refrigerator

(Samsung)

This Samsung black stainless steel French door refrigerator is the most budget-friendly of the full-sized models on this list. It offers many of the same features as the LGs above, including gallon-sized in-door drawers, humidity control, LED lighting, door alarm, and pull-out freezer drawer. The black stainless finish is easy to keep clean, and the sleek black exterior is just damn sexy. This unit also offers a stealth extra drawer inside that’s the full width of the fridge and offers three temperature control settings, making it comparable to more expensive four-door models.

Price: $1,397.70

Buy the Samsung RF260BEAESG here.


Pros:

  • Budget-friendly
  • Energy Star® certified
  • Filtered ice maker
  • Door alarm
  • LED lighting
  • Adjustable Tempered glass shelves
  • Full-width interior drawer with three temperature control settings
  • 2 freezer drawers
  • Adjustable gallon-size door bins
  • 25.5 cubic feet
  • Warranty: 1-year all parts and labor, 5 years sealed system parts and labor, 10 years compressor parts only
    Budget friendly

Cons:

  • Some customers report a popping sound when they first plug in the fridge. Many reported it went away after 24 hours after unplugged and reset.
  • Some customers report problems with Samsung customer care.

Find more Samsung RF260BEAESG information and reviews here.


7. KitchenAid KRMF706EBS 5-Door Platinum Interior French Door Refrigerator

KRMF706EBS French Door Refrigerator

(KitchenAid)

The major attraction with this KitchenAid French Door refrigerator is that fifth compartment. The two soft-close drawers are an unusual value-add, with the left drawer offering 5 preset temperatures (meat/fish, drinks, greens/herbs, deli/cheese, thaw/marinate) while the right drawer is designed for produce. This definitely makes accessing the parts of the fridge you use the most more convenient. It even boasts an herb storage drawer to keep your basil from wilting before its time. Additionally, the freezer comes with three drawers for the uber-organized. And they really want you to know how shiny that platinum-colored interior is. All the bling.

Price: $4,216.92

Buy the KRMF706EBS here.


Pros:

  • 5 doors for optimized convenience
  • In-door filtered water and ice system
  • Measured water-fill feature to automatically dispense water in ounces, cups, or liters (Why liters instead of quarts? I don’t know.)
  • Energy Star® certified
  • Door alarm
  • LED lighting
  • Adjustable tempered glass shelves
  • 2 freezer drawers
  • Gallon-sized door bins
  • 25.8 cubic feet
  • Warranty: 10-year limited

Cons:

  • Massive in-door ice maker cuts down on internal door space
  • Reports of issues with the ice maker freezing up or dripping
  • Reports of freezer door not creating a complete seal
  • Complaints about KitchenAid’s service time
  • Hefty price tag

Find more KRMF706EBS information and reviews here.


8. Frigidaire DGHF2360PF Counter Depth French Door Refrigerator

DGHF2360PF French Door Refrigerator

(Amazon)

With this model, Frigidaire offers up a classic three-door French door refrigerator with built-in ice and water dispenser. There are no bells and whistles here, just solid features. The interior has adjustable sliding shelves, two crispers, and a full-width deli drawer. The doors hold gallon-sized bins and a small ice maker. The freezer comes with the standard two-drawer sliding baskets. This unit is counter-depth, but you can find the same model in a larger size. For a moderate price, this is a decent choice.

Price: $2,303.15

Buy the DGHF2360PF here.


Pros:

  • In-door filtered water and ice system
  • Counter depth
  • Energy Star® certified
  • Door alarm
  • LED lighting
  • Adjustable tempered glass shelves
  • Gallon-size door bins
  • 22.6 cubic feet

Cons:

  • Small ice maker
  • Somewhat noisy
  • Warranty: 1-year limited

Find more DGHF2360PF information and reviews here.


9. Samsung RF23J9011SR 4-Door Flex™ Refrigerator with FlexZone™

RF23J9011SR French Door Refrigerator

(Samsung)

Four doors on this bad boy mean you can extend the refrigerator space or maximize your freezer by using the “FlexZone” feature which provides the ability to switch between cooling and freezing in one of the lower compartments. This refrigerator also offers an in-door ice machine and “Power Freeze” and “Power Cool” for dropping the temperature in a compartment within minutes for quick chilling. It’s counter depth to blend in with the rest of your interior design but does compromise space, offering only 22.5 cubic feet. Internal storage, including gallon-sized door bins, are configurable to maximize the space you have. Another cool feature is that you can get this model in stainless steel or black stainless, both with a fingerprint-resistant coating.

Price: $2697.30

Buy the Samsung RF23J9011SR here.


Pros:

  • FlexZone allows you to switch one compartment between cooling and freezing
  • In-door filtered water and ice system
  • Counter depth
  • Energy Star® certified
  • Door alarm
  • Fingerprint resistant coating
  • Flip-up shelf accommodates taller items
  • LED Lighting
  • Adjustable tempered glass shelves
  • Gallon-sized door bins
  • 22.5 cubic feet
  • Warranty: 1-year all parts and labor, 5 years sealed system parts and labor, 10 years compressor parts only

Cons:

  • Small ice maker
  • Reports of problems with ice maker functioning over time
  • Complaints with Samsung customer service

Find more Samsung RF23J9011SR information and reviews here.


10. Haier HRF15N3AGS 15 Cubic Foot 4-Door French Door Refrigerator

HRF15N3AGS French Door Refrigerator

(Amazon)

This Haier fridge is the leading compact entry in our lineup. A modest price tag accompanies this apartment-sized 15-cubic-foot unit that otherwise offers up great storage. Adjustable shelves offer flexible organization and the freezer offers two drawer units (hence the four doors). Recessed pocket handles give it a very sleek look while cutting down on the external footprint. This is a great offering for a small dwelling.

Price: $1079.10

Buy the Haier HRF15N3AGS here.


Pros:

  • Touch temperature controls
  • Quick cool and quick freeze
  • LED lighting
  • Adjustable tempered glass shelves

Cons:

  • Vegetable drawer can get too cold and freeze
  • Not Energy Star® certified
  • Reports of poor delivery service
  • Warranty: Limited 1-year entire appliance

Find more Haier HRF15N3AGS information and reviews here.

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