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Panasonic 551L Bottom Mount
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9 reviews
  • Build Quality
    5.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    5.0 (1)
  • Ease of Use
    4.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (1)
  • Noise Level
    4.0 (1)
  • Internal Layout
    4.0 (1)
Liz B.
Liz B.Wide Bay-Burnett, QLD
  • 3 reviews

best fridge we have ever owned... with 40 years of owning fridges


I have never had fruit and veg last so long. Same for yoghurt etc. The chill tray is just perfect. Plenty of storage, great looks. Some people say it is noisy, but we find it is actually quieter than our previous fridge. The only less than perfect area is the freezer. The ice cube maker is great for some, but it would be awesome if we could actually remove it and use that space some other way - as we have a dedicated drinks fridge that caters to all our ice needs. While it wasn't the cheapest fridge around, the quality is great and we are saving soooo much money due to not having to throw food away.

Purchased in November 2019 at Betta Home Living for $1,290.00.

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Panasonic Australia C.Panasonic

Hi Liz, thank you for taking the time to provide your 5 star review and fantastic feedback. It's great you are getting such long life from your fruit and vegetables, just what our technology in this fridge is all about.

Anna C
Anna CSydney
  • 6 reviews
  • 1 like

Too loud


I fell in love with the look of this fridge, great design and big enough for a family of 5, easy to clean. It is very loud though and vibrates through the floor, I keep it on the minimum to try and reduce the length of the noise but with little difference. I've had it for 9 months now and still the same. The stainless steel is very soft and easily damaged. Already had 3 dings in the first month. I have never experienced this with a stainless steel fridge before. A bit disappointing.

Date PurchasedApr 2017

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Date PurchasedJan 2017
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Date PurchasedFeb 2017
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Naven H.
Naven H.asked
551L Bottom Mount

Hi, what will happen if the door left open for a long period of time?

1 answer
Panasonic Australia C.Panasonic

Hi Naven,

Please call our customer service team on 132600 and they will assist you.


Leanne G
Leanne Gasked
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How do you clean the outside of the doors on the stainless steel look side

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Panasonic Australia C.Panasonic

Hi Leanne, Thanks for your enquiry, it best for you to contact our customer service team on 132600 for assistance.

551L Bottom Mount

Have a brand new Panasonic 551L Bottom Mount refrigerator. Less than one week old...the retailer is now away on Holidays. The freezer drawer is jammed solid on the left hand side (looking at the drawer) and refuses to open. the right hand side is willing but not the left. the drawer has not opened smoothly since purchase. Keiran - Murrumbateman 2582

6 answers

Oh dear, not sure how I can help you with this but it is a great fridge. Maybe check the foot level. Have a Merry Christmas.


Thanks Mitch5. All good there! hoping Panasonic will get back to me in the morning,

Panasonic Australia C.Panasonic

Hi Keiran, sorry to hear you are having this issue. Please call 132600 for assistance.


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CategoryBottom Mount Fridges / RefrigeratorsBottom Mount Fridges / Refrigerators
Price (RRP) $1,999.00$1,899.00
Dimensions 1714 x 775 x 741 mm1714 x 775 x 741 mm
Energy Rating3.5 star(s)3.5 star(s)
Household Size 5+ people5+ people
FeaturesFoldable/Retractable ShelfFoldable/Retractable Shelf
Handle Type RecessedRecessed
Shelf MaterialGlassGlass
Weight88 kg88 kg
Door Hinge RightRight
Manufacturer Warranty2 year(s)2 year(s)
Colour / FinishStainless SteelWhite
Total Capacity 551 L551 L
Fridge Capacity 398 L398 L
Freezer Capacity 153 L153 L
ManualDownload manual
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