The control panel is clear, easy to use, and brightly lit. It is a four-door beast that has style coming out of all of them. We were happy to see that each one had a separate humidity control. We discovered that it is impossible to open the crisper on the right without opening both refrigerator doors. Visit our chat feature on the bottom of any product page. No one tests refrigerators like we do. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. If you want something that looks good and compliments a modern kitchen then I’d give this rather boring looking appliance a miss. The doors house six bins for your bottles, jars, and jugs however again, a little room is lost thanks to the ice and water dispenser. Up until now, the WRF555SDFZ hasn’t been all that appealing, the bland and uninteresting look coupled with a lack of any real features make this appliance difficult to recommend, however, the performance could make up for all that. One minor complaint made by consumers was the need to open both French doors to be able to access either of the crispers. It also has Wi-Fi connectivity, ice and water dispenser, adjustable shelves, ‘power freeze’ and ‘power cool’ for faster produce chill. The ice and water dispenser gives easy access to fresh, clean water and cool, crisp ice (crushed or cubed) and uses the Everydrop filtration system that claims to remove 98% of water contaminants. The slide-out pantry drawer has a temperature control, which is a nice feature. Yes, it is smaller, and LG’s reliability can be questionable, but it offers so much more than the Whirlpool for the same amount of cash. It is also a counter-depth appliance. Because looking good is never enough, we brought this made-in-America French door model into our labs for testing and spent a week with it, to make sure it will keep your food fresh and safe. Which finish you prefer is a matter of taste—although black stainless is a thing these days, styles can change, and stainless is always classic. Reviews of Whirlpool WRF555SDFZ French Door Refrigerator, 36 inch Width, ENERGY STAR Certified, 24.7 cu. The ‘ENERGY STAR’ logo is also present, meaning the refrigerator has met strict criteria set by the US Department of Energy or the US Environmental Agency to ensure great efficiency and has minimum impact on the environment. The freezer performed well, too, averaging around 1°, not far from the ideal 0°. It’s also wise to consider which products are stored next to the ice bin in the fridge. It’s possible the ice storage system can cause some of your food to freeze. Kyle Hamilton is a product tester at Reviewed, specializing in home appliances and technology. The bins on the right door have room for gallon containers. However, where the appliance is lacking in style and imagination it makes up for it with reliability. Whirlpool WRF555SDFZ Refrigerator Review. Recommendations are independently chosen by Reviewed’s editors. All rights reserved. This appliance is available in four colors. deals, and helpful advice delivered to your inbox. Appliances can be shipped to Montreal, Vancouver, Ottawa, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Halifax, © 2020 Canadian Appliance Source, Limited Partnership. If it looks substantial, we’ll gladly re-test a product to try and reproduce these results. Bins on the left side aren't big enough for gallon containers, but you can use them to hold jars of condiments. There are so many good French door refrigerators out there right now that you should be able to find exactly what you want at a price you're comfortable paying. For less money, this Samsung appliance has so much more to offer. Carrying Amana, Broan, Frigidaire, GE, Jenn-Air, KitchenAid, Maytag, Whirlpool. The top one is mesh, so your frozen peas may find a way to escape and fall below, but the bottom drawer is solid, so if they fall, you'll probably find them there. Although we had some issues with the crisper design, the crispers did very well maintaining humidity, so produce can stay fresh and crisp in there. Owners rated this refrigerator 4.5 out of 5, praising its updated looks as an attractive addition to any kitchen. Feel free to contact us anytime by Live Chat, 1 877 374 3439. Get smarter about what you're buying. French door fridges locate the freezer at the bottom. It has a ‘Showcase Door’ which is similar to the ‘Insta-View’ panel but a lot sleeker. We found that the crisper bins a bit disappointing. Subscribe to get our curated list of discounts on cookware and kitchen appliances as soon as sales start! It has Wi-Fi connectivity for more convenient control and power management and the ‘Cool-Select Pantry’ offers different temperature settings in different compartments so you can chill or defrost your foods at will without compromising other products. Not a deal breaker but something to consider. It has a number of features that are nice to see at this price point, especially the deli drawer with a temperature control. It’s bulky, cutting into the fresh food storage on the left side of the fridge. the first two days it was very loud and the ice falling into the tray startled the bejeezers out of me from a deep slumber. I've only had this Whirlpool - 24.7 Cu. Many appliance manufacturers mandate retailers to list product prices at minimum advertised prices (MAP Price). In short, this is a far superior appliance for a little extra money. These crisper drawers have their own climate control, to extend the longevity of your produce. Purchases you make through our links may earn us a commission. Space is split between the two-door fridge that has 18 cu.ft and the freezer which has 6.7 cu.ft making this appliance a good choice for those who prefer fresh produce over frozen goods. We noticed that the bins on the right door are spacious enough to fit a pair of gallon milk jugs side by side, and the interior shelves can be moved to accommodate a family’s groceries. If you’re looking for something with a little more style, then check out the LG LFXC22596S. When we opened the two doors, we appreciated the well-lit interior. It’s impossible to manufacture a perfect product with a 100% success rate, you will always be able to find a bad review online, but maybe the lack of intricate design and fancy features have allowed Whirlpool to concentrate on performance and reliability, as this particular appliance seems to have far fewer complaints and bad reviews compared to other similar refrigerators (products with ice makers and dispensers, in particular, seem to have trouble with reliability).