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Best Fridges / Refrigerators

The fridge is the most important appliance in the kitchen, but people don't always put too much thought into choosing one. Given their long lifespans, it makes sense to assess the type, functionality and size of fridge that would be best for you, so we've got some helpful information to help make your decision.

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The first consideration is size. Most kitchens have designated fridge cavities so you should measure this space since it can be the main limiting factor when purchasing. Don't buy a fridge that won't fit in your kitchen or through doorways when being installed. You will need 25mm of additional free space around the top, back and sides of the fridge to allow for excess heat to escape.

Finding the right fridge capacity for your household size or refrigerating needs is also crucial. Its harder to cool air than liquids/solids, and so it will be more energy efficient (and typically cheaper) to have a small fridge thats full, instead of a big fridge that you're only using half the space of. You're able to filter for household size, capacity and dimensions on the left of your screen. As a general guide: 1-2 people will use 200-400L, 3-4 will use 520-600L, and 5 or more people will use 700L.

Also consider the type of fridge that's best for you.

Top Mount Fridges are a popular and affordable type of fridge. Its freezer compartment sits above the fridge cavity, which increases the accessibility of frozen food while limiting the amount of freezer space available.

Bottom Mount Fridges have their freezer section at the base of the unit, and tend to be more expensive than Top Mount designs. It has less freezer space than other types of fridges, and will require some bending and crouching to access the slide-out freezer drawers. Everyday fridge items are very accessible.

French Door Fridges are wide, spacious and typically expensive types of fridge. The two fridge doors and large bottom mounted freezer drawer allow for huge storage space, and they often come with a range of modern design features and built-in water and ice dispensing.

An Upright or Fridge Only fridge has only one compartment. Its lack of freezer makes it cheaper than other models, and would be best used as a second unit or to fit a specific refrigeration-only need.

Side-by-Side Fridges have a dedicated fridge and dedicated freezer section that stand beside each other. They are a big, wide and expensive model of fridge, often fitted with modern design features and built-in water and ice dispensing. Though they have ample and accessible storage space, they may use more energy and make more noise than other fridges.

Think about what space you have to open the door, as cabinetry and walls can often get in the way. Some doors only open to the right or left, while others come with reversible fittings - and all of this information should be available when looking at a specific model.

The energy efficiency of your fridge will be clearly marked in the product's information. Typically, Top and Bottom Mount fridges are more efficient than French Door or Side-By-Side models.

Modern fridges come in a range of styles and finishes. Traditionally, the exterior material of your fridge get trendier and more expensive as they get darker - with white being the cheapest. You should be able to find a finish that fits your kitchen's aesthetic.

Finally, these are some popular and functional features to consider. Some fridges have adjustable shelving that can make a huge difference in your use of storage. Child proof features allow you to keep kids away from temperature controls and certain compartments. Many modern fridges come with an antibacterial wall and door coating to stop bacteria forming in your fridge. Water and ice dispensers are a common additional feature, and are able to be plumbed in or not depending on your preference. A good internal LED light can make all the difference, as can the right crisper. Some temperature controls are very advanced, and allow for quick cooling and automatic adjustments to save power. A few very expensive Smart fridges are also Wi-Fi connected, can play music, show what's inside the fridge when you're away, and show online recipes.

The above could be considered nice to have, and you should choose only the additions that make sense for your type of fridge and budget.

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Electrolux EBE5307 / EBE5367 Series (529L, Bottom Mount)

Electrolux EBE5307 / EBE5367 Series (529L, Bottom Mount) · includes 5 listings

4.2 from 49 reviews
Household Size 5+ people
Fridge Capacity 347 L to 362 L
Freezer Capacity 167 L
  • Category: Bottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators
  • Energy Rating: 4.5 star(s)
  • Features: Display Panel, Door Alarm , Frost Free, Ice Dispenser, Water Dispenser and Wine Rack
  • Colour / Finish : Dark Stainless Steel or Stainless Steel
  • Handle Type : External
  • Smart Fridge : Either
  • Shelf Material: Glass
  • Number of Shelves: 3 to 4
  • Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins : 1
  • Total Capacity : 529 L

Price (RRP) $2,199.00 to $2,505.00


Electrolux EBE4507 Series (453L, Bottom Mount)

Electrolux EBE4507 Series (453L, Bottom Mount) · includes 3 listings

4.3 from 33 reviews
Household Size 4-5 people
Fridge Capacity 344 L
Freezer Capacity 142 L
  • Category: Bottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators
  • Energy Rating: 4.5 star(s)
  • Features: Door Alarm , Frost Free and Wine Rack
  • Colour / Finish : Dark Stainless Steel or Stainless Steel
  • Handle Type : External
  • Smart Fridge : No
  • Shelf Material: Glass
  • Number of Shelves: 2 to 3
  • Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins : 1
  • Total Capacity : 453 L

Price (RRP) $1,599.00 to $2,099.00


Electrolux EHE5267 (524L, French Door)

Electrolux EHE5267 (524L, French Door) · includes 3 listings

4.3 from 35 reviews
Household Size 5+ people
Fridge Capacity 358 L
Freezer Capacity 166 L
  • Category: French Door Fridges / Refrigerators
  • Energy Rating: 4 star(s)
  • Features: Door Alarm , Frost Free, Water Dispenser and Wine Rack
  • Colour / Finish : Dark Stainless Steel or Stainless Steel
  • Handle Type : External
  • Smart Fridge : No
  • Shelf Material: Glass
  • Number of Shelves: 2 to 3
  • Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins : 1
  • Total Capacity : 524 L

Price (RRP) $2,699.00 to $3,049.00


Electrolux ERE5047SA

Electrolux ERE5047SA

3.5 from 4 reviews
Household Size 4-5 people
Fridge Capacity 501 L
Freezer Capacity 0 L
  • Category: Upright Fridges / Refrigerators
  • Dimensions : 1725 x 699 x 773 mm
  • Energy Rating: 3.5 star(s)
  • Features: Door Alarm , Frost Free and Water Dispenser
  • Colour / Finish : Stainless Steel
  • Handle Type : External
  • Smart Fridge : No
  • Shelf Material: Glass
  • Number of Shelves: 4
  • Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins : 2
  • Total Capacity : 501 L

Price (RRP) $2,699.00


Electrolux ETE4607SA / ETE4607SB

Electrolux ETE4607SA / ETE4607SB · includes 2 listings

3.2 from 9 reviews
Household Size 4-5 people
Fridge Capacity 327 L
Freezer Capacity 119 L
  • Category: Top Mount Fridges / Refrigerators
  • Energy Rating: 5 star(s)
  • Features: Door Alarm and Frost Free
  • Colour / Finish : Stainless Steel
  • Handle Type : External
  • Smart Fridge : No
  • Shelf Material: Glass
  • Number of Shelves: 3
  • Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins : 1
  • Total Capacity : 460 L

Electrolux ETE5407SA / ETE5407SB

Electrolux ETE5407SA / ETE5407SB · includes 2 listings

2.8 from 4 reviews
Household Size 5+ people
Fridge Capacity 395 L
Freezer Capacity 141 L
  • Category: Top Mount Fridges / Refrigerators
  • Energy Rating: 5 star(s)
  • Features: Door Alarm , Frost Free and Wine Rack
  • Colour / Finish : Charcoal Gray or Stainless Steel
  • Handle Type : External
  • Smart Fridge : No
  • Shelf Material: Glass
  • Number of Shelves: 4
  • Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins : 1
  • Total Capacity : 536 L

Price (RRP) $1,999.00 to $2,299.00


Electrolux EHE6899 (681L, French Door)

Electrolux EHE6899 (681L, French Door) · includes 2 listings

2.3 from 4 reviews
Household Size 5+ people
Fridge Capacity 363 L
Freezer Capacity 268 L
  • Category: French Door Fridges / Refrigerators
  • Energy Rating: 3 star(s)
  • Features: Display Panel, Door Alarm , Foldable/Retractable Shelf, Frost Free, Ice Dispenser, Water Dispenser and Wine Rack
  • Colour / Finish : Dark Stainless Steel or Stainless Steel
  • Handle Type : Recessed
  • Smart Fridge : Yes
  • Shelf Material: Glass
  • Number of Shelves: 3
  • Number of Fruit & Vegetable Bins : 2
  • Total Capacity : 681 L

Price (RRP) $3,499.00 to $3,699.00