Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Head of Class
Head of Class
Superior temperature performance; high-quality design built to last for 20 years; highly adjustable storage design; air purification system; built-in water filter; bulk ice making feature; humidity- and temperature-controlled drawers; open door alert; can be used in a standard installation or in a flush inset installation; Star-K certified with a "Sabbath" mode
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
Very expensive; useable freezer capacity is relatively limited; no gallon-size door bin; energy efficient but not ENERGY STAR® compliant
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
Refrigeration System (25%)
Storage Capabilities (20%)
Exterior Style/Functionality (10%)
Brand Reputation/Reliability (10%)
French Door (pull-out freezer drawer)
French Door (Tilt-N-Take freezer door)
$8,575 - $10,060
$2576 - $2812
2-year full warranty on parts & labor for the entire unit; 5-year full warranty on parts & labor for the sealed refrigeration system; 12-year limited warranty on just parts for the sealed refrigeration system.
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).
Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)
36" x 84" x 24"
35.75" x 70.25" x 36.25"
Depth with Door Open at 90°
43.38" (note: the freezer drawer fully open will exceed that depth at 47.5")
Width with Door Open at 90°
It uses 571 kWh/year. Sub-Zero estimates that it could cost about $61 a year to run.
It uses 579 kWh/year. Kenmore estimates that it could cost about $62 a year to run.
High-tech dual refrigeration system with electronic microprocessor monitors/controls temperature and humidity levels in the fridge and freezer separately. The system is able to keep temperatures within 1 degree of your preset temperature.
GeniusCool™ technology features a linear compressor and dual evaporators to maintain optimal temperature and humidity levels in the both compartments.
A digital control panel at the top of the fridge allows for precise temperature adjustments in the fridge and in the freezer.
An external digital control panel (with a child lock) allows for precise temperature adjustments in the fridge or the freezer.
Built-In Air Filter
Yes, it has a built-in air purification system that reduces airborne bacteria, odors and even ethylene gas.
Yes, it has a built-in CleanFlow™ charcoal air filter to keep air fresh and clean.
Fresh Food Capacity (cu. ft.)
4 full-width shelves (3 adjustable and 1 stationary)
5 shelves including 1 stationary full-width shelf and 4 adjustable split shelves
Humidity-Controlled Drawer (Crisper)
Temperature-Controlled Meat/Deli Drawer
8 door bins including 4 adjustable bins, 2 stationary bins and 2 adjustable dairy bins (magnetically sealed)
6 door bins including 2 gallon-size bins, 3 narrow bins and 1 covered dairy bin
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)
2 pull-out wire drawers that are divided into separate compartments
3 tiers of storage including 2 pull-out drawers and 1 deep bin
Yes, it has a factory-installed automatic icemaker in the freezer.
Yes, it has a slim, factory-installed automatic icemaker built into the fridge door.
Bulk Ice-Making Capabilities
Yes, in "MAX ICE" mode, ice production increases by 40% for a 24-hour period.
External Water/Ice Dispenser
Yes, it has an external water and crushed/cubed ice dispenser on the left-hand door.
40W appliance light bulbs in the fridge and the freezer
LED lighting system along the sides and top of the fridge and 2 LED lights under its doors to illuminate the freezer.
Open Door Alert
Yes, after 1 minute (optional)
Yes, after set amount of time
It is available in Stainless Steel or Overlay (with custom panels). It has flat, smooth doors, and you can choose between 3 handle styles including Pro, Tubular or Framed.
It is available in 3 different finishes including White (72052), Black (72059) and Stainless Steel (72053). It has smooth, contoured doors and matching handles.