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KitchenAid Architect Series II Stainless Steel French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - KBFS22ECMS

Abt Model: KBFS22ECMS | UPC Code: 883049289205
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21.7 Cu. Ft. Capacity/ ExtendFresh Temperature Management System/ Interior Water Dispenser/ Produce Preserver/ LED Lighting/ Slide-Away Split Shelf/ FreshChill Temperature-Controlled Deli Locker/ Stainless Steel Finish
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KitchenAid Architect Series II Stainless Steel French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator - KBFS22ECMS

Features:

  • ExtendFresh™ Temperature Management System
  • Interior Water Dispenser
  • Produce Preserver
  • LED Lighting
  • Slide-Away Split Shelf
  • FreshChill™ Temperature-Controlled Deli Locker

Specifications:

Configuration and Overview

  • Freezer Capacity: 6.30 Cu. Ft.
  • Refrigerator Capacity: 15.38 Cu. Ft.
  • Total Capacity: 21.7 Cu. Ft.
  • Refrigerator Type: French Door

Capacity

  • Total Capacity: 21.7 Cu. Ft.
  • Refrigerator Capacity: 15.38 Cu. Ft.
  • Freezer Capacity: 6.30 Cu. Ft.

Filtration and Dispensing

  • Dispenser Type: Interior Water Only
  • Filtered Water: Yes
  • Ice Maker: Factory Installed

Refrigerator Features

  • Number of Refrigerator: Shelves 5
  • Standard Shelves: 1 Fixed Full-Width Glass; 1 Adjustable Fold-Away Glass Shelf
  • Temperature-Controlled Drawers: 1 Full-Width
  • Humidity-Controlled Drawers: 2 Half-Width
  • Non Climate-Control Drawers: No
  • Door Bins: 2 Adjustable Gallon; 3 Adjustable Half-Width; 1 Dairy

Freezer Features

  • Slide-Out Freezer Basket: Upper and Lower Wire
  • Light: LED
  • Ice Maker: Factory Installed

Style and Extras

  • Number of Refrigerator Shelves: 5
  • Extra Containers: Yes
  • Door Style: Contour

Electrical

  • 15 Amps Amps. 60 Hz. 120 V.

Approximate Dimensions:

  • Height: 70-1/8"
  • Depth: 34-7/16"
  • Width: 32-5/8"

Approximate Weight:

  • Shipping: 265 lbs

Warranty:Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer): One Year Parts and Labor
  • Extended Service Warranty Available: Click the warranty tab above for details
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Counter DepthNo
Installation TypeFreestanding
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)15.38
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)6.3
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)21.7
Overall Height (inches)70.13
Width (inches)32.63
Overall Depth (inches)34.44
Depth With Door Open (inches)47.07
Ice MakerYes
Ice DispenserNo
Water DispenserYes
Reversible DoorNo
Number of Freezer Baskets/Shelves2
Number of Refrigerator Shelves/Bins5
Number of Refrigerator Door Shelves/Bins6
Crisper TypeHumidity Controlled
Freezer LocationBottom
Defrost TypeAutomatic
Freezer Interior LightYes
Refrigerator Shelves MaterialGlass
Deli DrawerYes
Parts Warranty1 Year
Labor Warranty1 Year
TypeFrench Door
  

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KitchenAid Architect Series II Black French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
 
4.3

(based on 860 reviews)

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88%

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Pros

  • Convenient features (162)
  • Easy to use (146)
  • Performance (131)
  • Design (130)
  • Innovative (92)

Cons

  • Loud (10)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

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Most Liked Positive Review

 

'Black band' solution

We had our cabinet maker create 1/4"-plywood pieces in the same finish as the door panels, and then attached adhesive magnetic strips to the back of the pieces. They hold...Read complete review

We had our cabinet maker create 1/4"-plywood pieces in the same finish as the door panels, and then attached adhesive magnetic strips to the back of the pieces. They hold to the sides of the doors and freezer drawer and create the custom finished look that everyone is hoping to achieve. You just have to measure below the hinges and inside the gasket seal for a proper fit. (Approx: doors 43 x 2-1/4", drawers 23 x 2-1/4")

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Not what you see on this website

I'm so disappointed with this refrigerator. i had custom panels made for the fridge in white to match my cabinets. i had my space made deep enough to install my fridge but we cant...Read complete review

I'm so disappointed with this refrigerator. i had custom panels made for the fridge in white to match my cabinets. i had my space made deep enough to install my fridge but we cant because the panels are impinging the opening of the door so therefore we've had to pull the fridge out 6 inches so you can open the door. and the body of this fridge is black of all things. its false advertising making people that it looks like a built in. As an interior designer im telling you this fridge with panel ready is flawed. Ive had installers come over and say they've never seen anything like this. You should not make people believe that it is going to look like a built because it does not and is not. I would and never will recommend kitchen aid again. I also ordered the induction oven that was suppossed to be available and found out 2 weeks before my install that its on backordered til december or january. I dont know what im going to do but it won't be staying in my kitchen.

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5.0

Great fridge

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from Montreal

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Comments about KitchenAid Architect Series II Black French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

Very happy. Works well. Like the water pouring option.

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5.0

Just what we were looking for!

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from Sunshine Coast, BC Canada

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Comments about KitchenAid Architect Series II Black French Door Bottom Freezer Refrigerator:

We have only had the new refrigerator for about two weeks, but so far we love it. We were looking for a counter depth fridge without an ice maker / water dispenser on the front of it. This model of KitchenAid is still made in the USA, which we hope is a good thing. The quality and operation has been excellent. Lots of room, well thought out design, quiet operation and good looks. The handles even match our BlueStar gas range, which is a nice bonus.

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5.0

Black Stainless French Door refrigerator

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from Montgomery, Tx

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I love the color of this refrigerator-doesn't show the finger prints like regular stainless. Very easy to keep organized great space

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1.0

Horrible

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from Marshfield, MA

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The model I am reviewing is: KRFC302ESS00, S/N: K6170****
When we received our first refrigerator all I could hear was a hissing sound coming from the refrigerator. I called the company that sold it to us and they sent out an appliance repair person. In 2 seconds he told us the motor / pump was bad and he would order one. I called my sales guy and he said he would order me a new refrigerator. When they delivered the refrigerator the men could not have been more professional. The motor / pump is quiet, but now the left door interior folding hinge that seals when closed makes a loud clicking sound every time I open and close the left door and is also always wet like it is not sealing properly. The rack for the shelf's cannot be put on the lowest notch because it is too short which limits the placement of the shelves. The shelves have a 2 1/8" OPEN GAP between each glass shelf & the rear wall of the fridge! There is also a 1 1/8" open gap between the glass shelf & the side walls. Everything is falling off!
I will return this and buy a better brand

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5.0

LOVE THIS REFRIGERATOR!

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from Scottsdale, AZ

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I was hesitant to get a refrigerator with a bottom freezer...but am so glad we did!

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2.0

The Noise Level Was Too Much

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from Upstate NY

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This fridge has been in my house for almost a week and today I've called the retailer and arranged to have it returned because of the constant and very irritating noise that it makes. The fridge is very nice in many other ways, and if not for the noise, I would've kept it. But after going back out and seriously shopping for other bottom freezer, french door, counter depth fridges......I've found others that have notably more interior capacity inside of only a slightly taller exterior.....for only a few hundred dollars more. I agree with other reviewers that the freezer is very small, but that was not a deal breaker for us, as we have a freezer in the garage. The interior of the fridge is very nice and very easy to see everything and nice quality shelving. The wine rack is a very nice feature for organizing and easy access to tall bottles. I do have doubts as to the sturdiness of the freezer drawer. It's a bit wobbly. We have a small home and the kitchen, dining, living and computer work area is all one open 1200 sq foot space. The intense weird buzzing noise that this fridge makes is giving me a headache. Due to the layout of my home, I can't get away from that noise. If you are not a sound sensitive person, and if you have a good deal of ambient noise in your home anyway, this might be a good choice for you. We read rather than watch TV....and I work from home on my computer and need quiet to focus. This fridge was to replace a 34yr old RCA fridge. It emits 4-5 times more noise than the old one and it runs virtually ALL the time. One of the noises this fridge makes is eerily similar to that of a dentist office drill. I'm keeping my fingers crossed that the next fridge of a different brand name and tested by Consumer Reports to be in the top 5 quietest fridges.....will be much better for our purposes. If not, we'll go back to that very old, and very quiet fridge that is thankfully still working fine in our garage

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5.0

Great fridge

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from Santa Rosa, CA

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This refrigerator is perfect for the small space we have. It works great.

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3.0

looks great

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from Grafton, WI

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Bought several months ago and although I love the size, the ice maker hasn't worked since day 2 and I am waiting for the part.

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4.0

Sleek look

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from Bridgewater NJ

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We recently renovated our entire main floor of house, and purchased a whole suite of the KitchenAid Black Stainless Appliances. Love the look. Great quality. User friendly.

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5.0

Clean fit

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from San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This refrigerator is a great fit into our new cabinets. We remodeled our kitchen and went with this counter depth design. The inner workings of this refrigerator was the exact same as our previous refrigerator, which was a Kenmore. I believe they are all made by Whirlpool. That is fine. The counter depth refrigerator is about 2 to 3 inches shallower, hence counter depth. It didn't come with the little butter compartment, which I thought was odd.

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