If you’re on the hunt for a refrigerator designed to help you organize both your fresh and frozen foods, a side-by-side refrigerator offers the perfect blend of functionality and style. As the name suggests, this intuitively designed fridge build pairs a vertical freezer unit right next to the fridge cavity. And contrary to French door models, these cooling compartments stretch all the way down to the floor so that you can place regularly-used items like fresh produce and last night's leftovers conveniently at eye level. For those looking to add a side-by-side fridge unit to their kitchen arrangement but think they may need a bit more space, our experts have picked out the best large side-by-side refrigerators available.
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Benefits of a Large Side by Side Refrigerator
Before we dive into our list of recommended large side-by-side refrigerators, let’s discuss some of the many advantages and benefits that come along with these unique kitchen appliances. As we mentioned earlier, produce leftovers, and beverages can be stored right up front near eye level for optimal convenience, while the rest of your refrigerated foods can be seamlessly tucked away in a bin that’s accessible without having to hunch over. This is especially more comfortable than having to constantly bend over a freezer in order to find what you’re looking for. In addition, many side-by-side large-capacity refrigerators include a built-in ice and water dispenser that adds another level of luxury to your kitchen. Along with these stellar features, here is what else you can expect from most large side by side refrigerators:
Door Design: Side-by-side door builds can include door-in-door designs, external water dispensers, smart screens, and so much more, as well as a multitude of different exterior finishes.
Food Storage: Standard-sized side-by-side refrigerators are slim but spacious, with an average of 25 cubic feet of storage capacity. Larger models can reach up to nearly 30 cubic feet for extra perseveration real estate.
Organization: Organizational options for side-by-side fridges can include gallon door bins, crisper drawers, adjustable shelves, and sometimes deli baskets. You’ll want to make sure your fridge is large enough to fit all of your current and future food storage needs.
Smart Features: Some large side-by-side refrigerators are Wi-Fi-compatible and may feature a built-in monitor that can set schedules and timers, update your grocery list, provide recipe recommendations, and even play live TV.
Our Best Large Side by Side Refrigerators
If you’re in search of a large capacity fridge that’s as functional as it is aesthetically pleasing, look no further than this Printproof side by side unit from LG. Designed for the busy household, this LG side-by-side refrigerator has a very spacious capacity of just over 27 cubic feet, which provides plenty of real estate for all of your assorted groceries and chilled items. And with advanced cooling features like Door Cooling+ and Linear Cooling, cold air is able to reach more spaces in your fridge more evenly than ever before. Even better, with LG’s PrintProof fingerprint and smudge-resistant finish, almost every type of mess can be easily wiped away with little to no effort with a soft, dry cloth to keep your fridge looking pristine as ever.
- 27.2 cu. ft. capacity
- Smooth Touch Ice Dispenser
- Door Cooling+
- Interior Touch Display Controls
Best Value: Samsung 28.0 Cu. Ft. Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel Side-by-Side Refrigerator (RS28A500ASR)
For those that don’t want to compromise on space and reliability, this Samsung side-by-side refrigerator is one of the best valued large capacity models on the market. With its beautiful stainless-steel finish and modern design, this side-by-side refrigerator is sure to be the perfect complement to the rest of your kitchen decor. And with 28-cubic-feet of capacity, you’ll have access to 10% more food storage space than any other brand available, making it easy to find room for all of your favorite items.
- 28 cu. ft. capacity
- High capacity In-Door ice maker
- Bright LED lighting
- Fingerprint & smudge-resistant finish
Best Large Side by Side Refrigerator with Ice/Water Dispenser: Whirlpool® 28.5 Cu. Ft. Fingerprint Resistant Stainless Steel Side-by-Side Refrigerator (WRS588FIHZ)
Bigger kitchens generally need a large fridge in order to store an array of different items, and with this Whirlpool side by side refrigerator, you'll have tons of room to keep all of your food and beverages perfectly chilled. This 28.5-cubic-foot refrigerator is Whirlpool’s largest capacity side by side model, and looks fantastic in any kitchen thanks to its stunning, fingerprint-resistant stainless steel finish. This side-by-side fridge also comes equipped with the brand’s Adaptive Defrost system, which carefully monitors the freezer’s environment and only runs the defrost cycle when necessary to help conserve energy. And for even more added convenience, this large side-by-side refrigerator is equipped with an In-Door-Ice® Storage system, which provides you with an extra full shelf in the freezer thanks to the ice bin that’s located in the door.
- 28.5 cu. ft. capacity
- Exterior Ice and Water Dispenser with EveryDrop™ Filtration
- Accu-Chill™ Temperature Management System
- FreshFlow™ Air Filter
Best Black Stainless Steel Large Side by Side Refrigerator: LG 27.1 Cu. Ft. PrintProof™ Black Stainless Steel Side-by-Side Refrigerator (LRSOS2706D)
All of your favorite chilled items just became even simpler to find inside this prestigious LG side-by-side refrigerator that features a unique edge-to-edge InstaView panel design. With just two knocks, the entire panel illuminates so that you can promptly scout out the contents inside. Plus, you’ll always have space to keep your fridge stocked with a generous 27-cubic-feet of capacity, which allows for plenty of room to store all of your favorite items and keep them conveniently organized within close reach. To put the cherry on top of this InstaView fridge, you’ll also have the flexibility to choose between crushed, cubed or LG-exclusive slow-melting round Craft Ice with the state-of-the-art dual ice maker.
- 27.1 cu. ft. capacity
- Edge-to-Edge InstaView® Design
- Dual Ice Maker with Craft Ice™
- CoolGuard™ Interior Panel
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