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KitchenAid Stainless French Door Refrigerator - KBFC42FTS

Abt Model: KBFC42FTS | UPC Code: 883049033976
Retail Price $8499.00
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22.6 Cu. Ft. Total Capacity/ ExtendFresh Plus Temperature Management System/ AquaSense Base-Grille Filtration System/ Fahrenheit And Celsius Temperature Display/ On Demand Pulsed Defrost System/ Automatic Ice Maker/ Dual Magna Seal Gasket System/ Whisper Quiet Compressor System/ Holiday/Sabbath Mode/ Stainless Steel Finish
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KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - KBFC42FTS

The world’s first built-in French door refrigerator is here, and there is room for endless possibilities! The versatile design provides the widest refrigerator space available. And, with 22.6 cubic feet of space, you get the largest refrigeration capacity of any built-in bottom freezer refrigerator on the market.

ExtendFresh™ Plus Temperature Management System
A thermostat in the freezer and a thermistor in the refrigerator independently monitor temperatures to help ensure all of your ingredients remain at the appropriate temperature for maximum taste and texture.

AquaSense™ Base-Grille Filtration System – Filtered by P–UR®
A filter reduces impurities for fresh-tasting water and is located on the base grille, so it doesn’t take away usable refrigerator space.

Features:

  • ExtendFresh™ Plus Temperature Management System
  • AquaSense™ Base-Grille Filtration System – Filtered by P–UR®
  • Fahrenheit and Celsius Temperature Display
  • On Demand Pulsed Defrost System
  • Automatic Ice Maker
  • Adjustable SpillClean™ Glass Shelves
  • ClearVue™ SatinGlide® Crispers
  • Dual Magna Seal™ Gasket System
  • Max Cool
  • ClearVue™ Slide N Lock™ Door Storage
  • ExtendFresh™ Ingredient Care Center
  • Whisper Quiet® Compressor System
  • Glass-Touch Electronic Controls
  • Holiday/Sabbath Mode
  • Star-K Certified
  • Stainless Steel (S)

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Overall:
    • Height: 83-3/8"
    • Width: 42-1/4"
    • Depth: 25-3/8"
  • Cutout:
    • Height (min): 83-1/2"
    • Height (max): 84-3/4"
    • Width: 42-1/2"
    • Depth: 24"

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Counter DepthYes
French DoorYes
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)5.9
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)16.7
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)22.6
Overall Height (inches)83.38
Overall Depth (inches)25.38
Depth With Door Open (inches)44.25
Width (inches)42
Installation TypeBuilt-In
Defrost TypeAutomatic
Freezer Interior LightYes
Freezer LocationBottom
Number of Freezer Baskets/Shelves1
Number of Refrigerator Shelves/Bins8
Number of Refrigerator Door Shelves/Bins8
Crisper TypeHumidity Controlled
Can DispenserNo
Refrigerator Interior LightYes
Refrigerator Shelves MaterialGlass
Water DispenserNo
Ice MakerYes
Ice DispenserNo
Deli DrawerYes
Reversible DoorNo
Parts Warranty2 Years
Labor Warranty2 Years
TypeBuilt-In Bottom Freezer
  

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KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
 
3.5

(based on 75 reviews)

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  • Design (7)
  • Convenient features (6)
  • Easy to use (6)
  • Attractive (5)
  • Holds temperature well (5)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

Works as described quality fit [...]

I use all the special features ...each compartment and drawer. I like the convenience of the storage on the doors. There don't seem to be cold spots like my Viking Pro...Read complete review

I use all the special features ...each compartment and drawer. I like the convenience of the storage on the doors. There don't seem to be cold spots like my Viking Pro Series.

l like the bottom freezer, the compartments and drawers really help.

One suggestion for improvement is a filtered water dispenser, and perhaps one long drawer in the fridge for trays.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Falling apart quickly

When building our new home we took pride in furnishing our kitchen with all Kitchen Aid appliances. In the past few years we have ran into several reoccurring problems with our ice maker and...Read complete review

When building our new home we took pride in furnishing our kitchen with all Kitchen Aid appliances. In the past few years we have ran into several reoccurring problems with our ice maker and freezer. The freezer door is very hard to shut which in turn means it gets left open and the unit freezes up. The drain hole also clogs with ice because the ice maker will dump even when the ice drawer is open, causing the ice to fall into the bottom of the freezer. The buildup of ice in the bottom of our freezer has caused leaks and has caused severe damage to our hardwood floors.

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4.0

A good purchase

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from Philadelphia, PA, United States

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        Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

        Before we bought this unit, we did a lot of research. We saw some reviews that indicated problems with the freezer. But so far, we have used it for three months, there has no issue with the freezer. The upper double doors shut properly. We are happy with the purchase and it is a good value for the price.

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        4.0

        A good purchase

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        from Philadelphia, PA, United States

        Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

        Before we bought this unit, we did a lot of research. We saw some reviews that indicated problems with the freezer. But so far, we have used it for three months, there has no issue with the freezer. The upper double doors shut properly. We are happy with the purchase and it is a good value for the price.

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        3.0

        I like the french doors and deli drawer

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        from Racine, WI

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              Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

              ongoing issue with ice forming at bottom of freezer, melting and leaks all over kitchen floor. Googled issue and saw others having same issue.

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              3.0

              I like the french doors and deli drawer

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              from Racine, WI

              Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

              ongoing issue with ice forming at bottom of freezer, melting and leaks all over kitchen floor. Googled issue and saw others having same issue.

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              4.0

              one in a series of Kitchen Aid products in my home

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              from Chicago Suburbs

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                    Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                    We have had it for several months now and just like all the other Kitchen Aid Products in my kitchen, it works and looks great.

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                    4.0

                    one in a series of Kitchen Aid products in my home

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                    from Chicago Suburbs

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                    We have had it for several months now and just like all the other Kitchen Aid Products in my kitchen, it works and looks great.

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                    2.0

                    Terribly Disappointing

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                    from Montclair, NJ, United States

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                          Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                          My produce rots prematurely in the drawers and I wind up storing most in our prior KitchenAid fridge now in the basement , the ice maker's water filter leaked and damaged our hardwood floors, and the french doors flap open no matter how gently we close the doors.

                          We bought this in February 2014 for a new kitchen. The French doors have bounced open from the start, and the friendly repairman said that's the nature of this fridge. It's lame, is what it is. Makes my husband crazy that a follow-up press is required every single time, and with three kids, you can be sure that doesn't always happen. NO, the alarm does not sound if the door is only slightly ajar. The strong seal of a SubZero has me wishing we'd just gone for it.

                          Worse yet, in June the waterfilter cracked open (how?? repairman supposes it happened at the factory and took time to become prob) and flooded our kitchen, damaging the brand new hardwood floors.

                          The fridge doesn't hold as much as I'd expected, but I have no complaints about the freezer or icemaker. The freezer is well designed and functions perfectly well.

                          All in all, a disappointing purchase. If you can afford this fridge, you may want to save elsewhere and upgrade to the Sub Zero.

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                          2.0

                          Terribly Disappointing

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                          from Montclair, NJ, United States

                          Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                          My produce rots prematurely in the drawers and I wind up storing most in our prior KitchenAid fridge now in the basement , the ice maker's water filter leaked and damaged our hardwood floors, and the french doors flap open no matter how gently we close the doors. We bought this in February 2014 for a new kitchen. The French doors have bounced open from the start, and the friendly repairman said that's the nature of this fridge. It's lame, is what it is. Makes my husband crazy that a follow-up press is required every single time, and with three kids, you can be sure that doesn't always happen. NO, the alarm does not sound if the door is only slightly ajar. The strong seal of a SubZero has me wishing we'd just gone for it. Worse yet, in June the waterfilter cracked open (how?? repairman supposes it happened at the factory and took time to become prob) and flooded our kitchen, damaging the brand new hardwood floors. The fridge doesn't hold as much as I'd expected, but I have no complaints about the freezer or icemaker. The freezer is well designed and functions perfectly well. All in all, a disappointing purchase. If you can afford this fridge, you may want to save elsewhere and upgrade to the Sub Zero.

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                          5.0

                          Great unit

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                          from Inman, KS, United States

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                                Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                                we love this built in French door refrigerator. We built our home two and a half years ago and put this refrigerator in and have had no issues. We love the way the freezer compartment is set up for organization and the ease of use of the top refrigerator is awesome.

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                                5.0

                                Great unit

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                                from Inman, KS, United States

                                Comments about KitchenAid Stainless Steel Built-In French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

                                we love this built in French door refrigerator. We built our home two and a half years ago and put this refrigerator in and have had no issues. We love the way the freezer compartment is set up for organization and the ease of use of the top refrigerator is awesome.

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