Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Head of Class
ENERGY STAR® qualified; has external digital temperature controls with child lock; maintains optimal internal conditions; quiet; great lighting; humidity- and temperature-controlled drawers; three tiered freezer storage; Tilt-N-Take freezer door easy to open; built-in water filter; external water and ice dispenser; air purification system; open door alert
Excellent value; Energy Star® qualified and is more energy efficient than some machines with less capacity and the same yearly energy costs; good useable capacity; doors are reversible; available in multiple finishes
Many complaints about the icemaker not working properly; some complaints about Sears' customer service; some complaints about frost build up in the freezer; left side door bins very narrow and won't be able to accommodate many condiment jars
Can't make precise temperature adjustments; no light in freezer; some complaints ill-fitting shelves/bins; some complaints about humidity control in crispers; some complaints about small size of crispers; doesn't have open door alert; doesn't have built-in water filter for ice machine; doesn't have temperature-controlled drawer; odor transfer possible since fridge and freezer share the same air
Refrigeration System (25%)
Storage Capabilities (20%)
Exterior Style/Functionality (10%)
Brand Reputation/Reliability (10%)
French Door (Tilt-N-Take freezer door)
$2576 - $2812
$949 - $1149
10-year warranty on the linear compressor. You can also purchase an additional In-Home Master Protection Agreement for either $379.99 (3-year) or $549.99 (5-year).
1-year limited warranty on parts & labor for the entire unit
Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
35.75" x 70.25" x 36.25"
32.5" x 66.25" x 32.63"
Depth with Door Open at 90°
Width with Door Open at 90°
It uses 579 kWh/year. Kenmore estimates that it could cost about $62 a year to run.
It uses 410 kWh/year. Maytag estimates that it could cost about $44 a year to run.
GeniusCool™ technology features a linear compressor and dual evaporators to maintain optimal temperature and humidity levels in the both compartments.
Features an automatic moisture control system (single evaporator), energy-efficient foam insulation and the Cool Flow™ Ventilation System to maintain optimal internal conditions in the fridge and freezer simultaneously.
An external digital control panel (with a child lock) allows for precise temperature adjustments in the fridge or the freezer.
It has a thermostat and single knob in the fridge where you can make general temperature adjustments to the fridge and freezer.
Built-In Air Filter
Yes, it has a built-in CleanFlow™ charcoal air filter to keep air fresh and clean.
Fresh Food Capacity (cu. ft.)
5 shelves including 1 stationary full-width shelf and 4 adjustable split shelves
3 full-width shelves including 2 adjustable and 1 stationary
Humidity-Controlled Drawer (Crisper)
Temperature-Controlled Meat/Deli Drawer
6 door bins including 2 gallon-size bins, 3 narrow bins and 1 covered dairy bin
5 door bins including 4 gallon-size bins (3 adjustable and 1 stationary) and 1 smaller bin (retractable)
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)
3 tiers of storage including 2 pull-out drawers and 1 deep bin
1 flex wire shelf and 2 full-width door bins
Yes, it has a slim, factory-installed automatic icemaker built into the fridge door.
Yes, it has a factory-installed automatic icemaker in the freezer.
Bulk Ice-Making Capabilities
External Water/Ice Dispenser
Yes, it has an external water and crushed/cubed ice dispenser on the left-hand door.
LED lighting system along the sides and top of the fridge and 2 LED lights under its doors to illuminate the freezer.
Incandescent light bulbs in the fridge only
Open Door Alert
Yes, after set amount of time
It is available in 3 different finishes including White (72052), Black (72059) and Stainless Steel (72053). It has smooth, contoured doors and matching handles.
It is available in 4 different finishes including White (M1TXEGMYW), Bisque (M1TXEGMYQ), Black (M1TXEGMYB) or Stainless Steel (M1TXEGMYS). It has a classic style with flat, textured doors.