Best Refrigerators for 2019

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  • $1,051 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

  • 6 Features
  • 9 Design
  • 7 Performance
  • 9 Usability
  • LG LTCS24223S 24 cu. ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator
    Best top freezer refrigerator

    If you're in the market for a storage upgrade, you can save several hundred dollars by skipping a French door and going with this king-sized top freezer, instead.

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  • $4,251 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

  • 6.5 Features
  • 6.5 Design
  • 10 Performance
  • 8 Usability
  • Whirlpool WRB322DMBB Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
    Best bottom freezer refrigerator

    This relatively inexpensive fridge isn't anything flashy, but it performs like an absolute champ.

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  • $1,804 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

  • 6 Features
  • 7 Design
  • 9 Performance
  • 7 Usability
  • LG LSXS26326S
    Best side-by-side refrigerator

    This LG model was a rare performance standout in the side-by-side class, and it won't break the bank, either.

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  • $2,263 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

  • 7 Features
  • 7 Design
  • 9 Performance
  • 7 Usability
  • Samsung RH25H5611SR
    Best door-in-a-door fridge

    There's a growing number of fridges that double down on in-door storage with a second door. We're not 100% sold on the feature, but if you are, this is the model you want.

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  • $2,777 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

  • 8 Features
  • 9 Design
  • 7 Performance
  • 7 Usability
  • GE PFE28KMKES
    Best fridge features

    Along with plenty of storage-minded features on the inside, this GE fridge comes with a clever water dispenser that'll fill your pot with the exact amount of water you need. Similar GE models will dispense hot water, or even brew up K-Cup coffee.

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  • $3,100 at Best Buy
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    CNET's Rating

  • 9 Features
  • 10 Design
  • 8 Performance
  • 8 Usability
  • Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator
    Best smart fridge

    With a 21.5" touchscreen, ingredient-tracking cameras, and a gorgeous four-door design, Samsung's Family Hub is the first smart fridge that actually feels smart.

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  • $812 at Amazon
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    CNET's Rating

  • 6 Features
  • 8 Design
  • 8 Performance
  • 8 Usability
  • GE GTE18GMHES
    Best bargain fridge

    With satisfying performance and a sleek slate finish, this GE top freezer is one of the best value picks we've come across.

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  • $2,750 at Sears
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    CNET's Rating

  • 9 Features
  • 7 Design
  • 8 Performance
  • 10 Usability
  • Kenmore 72482
    Best overall value

    With top notch performance, storage and style at a mid-range price, this Kenmore Elite model is a clear winner.

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  • Thor Kitchen HRF3601F Counter-Depth French Door Refrigerator
    By the hammer of Thor, this no-name fridge is pretty good!
    Thor Kitchen HRF3601F Counter-Depth French Door Refrigerator
  • GE GFE26JSMSS French Door Refrigerator
    An unassuming GE French door fridge -- and a so-so performer
    GE GFE26JSMSS French Door Refrigerator
  • Whirlpool WRSA88FIHN side-by-side refrigerator (Sunset Bronze)
    Whirlpool didn't reinvent the refrigerator -- it gilded it
    Whirlpool WRSA88FIHN side-by-side refrigerator (Sunset Bronze)
  • LG LSXC22436S Side-by-Side Counter-Depth Refrigerator
    This might be the best side-by-side fridge I've tested
    LG LSXC22436S Side-by-Side Counter-Depth Refrigerator
  • Samsung RF23M8090SG Counter-Depth 4-Door French Door Refrigerator
    One of the best French door fridges we've tested
    Samsung RF23M8090SG Counter-Depth 4-Door French Door Refrigerator
  • Samsung RT21M6213SR Top Freezer with FlexZone
    Samsung's top freezer fridge is a simple, stylish bargain
    Samsung RT21M6213SR Top Freezer with FlexZone
  • Samsung RF265BEAESR French Door Family Hub Refrigerator
    Samsung's abnormally smart fridge has a new, normal price tag
    Samsung RF265BEAESR French Door Family Hub Refrigerator
  • Samsung RF28K9380SG 4-Door Flex Food Showcase Refrigerator
    High-end looks and powerful performance from this four-door fridge
    Samsung RF28K9380SG 4-Door Flex Food Showcase Refrigerator
  • Samsung RF28JBEDBSG
    Samsung hits the sweet spot with this Food Showcase fridge
    Samsung RF28JBEDBSG
  • LG LFXC24796D InstaView Door-in-Door Counter-Depth Refrigerator
    The biggest knock on this fridge is the price
    LG LFXC24796D InstaView Door-in-Door Counter-Depth Refrigerator
  • GE GDE21EMKES Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
    Style meets substance with this GE fridge
    GE GDE21EMKES Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
  • GE GAS18PSJSS Top Freezer Refrigerator with Autofill Pitcher
    Get automatic water pitcher fill-ups from this top-freezer fridge
    GE GAS18PSJSS Top Freezer Refrigerator with Autofill Pitcher
  • LG LFXS30786S French Door Refrigerator with Bluetooth Speaker
    For four grand, this LG fridge jams
    LG LFXS30786S French Door Refrigerator with Bluetooth Speaker
  • LG LDCS24223S Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
    LG's biggest bottom freezer fridge gets a lower price, but higher temps
    LG LDCS24223S Bottom Freezer Refrigerator
  • LG LTNC11121V
    A decent little top-freezer fridge (emphasis on little)
    LG LTNC11121V
  • GE CFE28USHSS
    GE's Cafe Series fridge dishes out K-Cup coffee on demand
    GE CFE28USHSS
  • Samsung RF28HMEDBSR
    Some sneaky value with this Samsung fridge
    Samsung RF28HMEDBSR
  • LG LFXS32726S
    This supersized fridge is a strong performer, too
    LG LFXS32726S
  • Kenmore 23.8 cu. ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator
    This solid Kenmore fridge gets held back by bland design
    Kenmore 23.8 cu. ft. Top Freezer Refrigerator