The capacity of a refrigerator is one of it’s most important features. Perhaps the most important in fact. Finding a refrigerator that offers enough storage room for your family can be a tiring process. There are many different refrigerator manufacturers, and none of them allow you to search through their competition on their sites. Even large retailers are likely to have only a limited selection of refrigerators from a limited number of brands.
Here are FridgeDimensions.com we cut through all the hassle and just bring you the refrigerators’ capacity in an easy to digest format. Of course we like to have some fun with it too, and to that end we bring you a list of the 10 refrigerators with the most capacity that we have in our database as of today. These refrigerators may offer too much space (or too high a pricetag) for many consumers, but it’s worth knowing just how large the available refrigerators on the market can get.
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10. Samsung RFG293HABP, RFG293HAPN, RFG293HARS, RFG293HAWP, RFG296HDBP, RFG296HDPN, RFG296HDRS, and RFG296HDWP
These are two of Samsung’s french door refrigerator models. They have bottom drawer freezers with 8.7 cubic feet of capacity to go with the fridge capacity of 19.8 cubic feet. This gives them an even 29 cubic feet of overall capacity.
The main difference between the RFG293 line and RFG296 line is that the RFG296 line has a water dispenser and ice maker on the door. The RFG293 models have an ice maker without door access, and no water dispenser. Both lines include Black (BP), White (WP), Stainless (RS), and Stainless Platinum (PN) finish options. There are some other differences that affect the Yearly Operating Cost of these models as well. The RFG293HAPN has the best energy rating ($47), while the RFG296HDRS has the worst ($55). All are relatively efficient Energy Star Qualified refrigerators though.
9. GE PSHS9PGZSS, PSHF9PGZBB and PSHF9PGZWW
With a capacity of 29.1 cubic feet, these GE side by side refrigerators in stainless, black and white come in at #9 on our list. Even though they’re low on the list, they have one of the larger freezer capacities of any of the refrigerator models here, at 11.1 cubic feet. That leaves just 18.0 cubic feet for the fridge space, which is the lowest on the list.
Even with such a high ratio of freezer to refrigerator, these GE models are still efficient enough to be Energy Star Qualified. So if you’re after more freezer space, and fridge capacity isn’t that important, take a close look at these GE fridges.
8. Kenmore 4048
At 29.5 cubic feet of total capacity, the Kenmore 4048 comes in at #8 on our list. This is a stainless (door, gray on the sides) side by side model with an ice maker and water dispenser in the door. Energy Star Qualified, the Yearly Operating Cost comes in at $57 which isn’t bad for a refrigerator this size. The ratio of freezer space (10.9 cubic feet) to fresh food space (18.6 cubic feet) is one of the more heavily weighted towards the freezer on this list.
7. GE PSB48YGXSV and PSB48YSXSS
GE’s second entry onto this list is their 48″ built in model. These side by side refrigerators sport a hefty price tag like most built-in refrigerators or freezers will. The difference in model numbers is dealing with the finish. SS signifies Stainless doors, while SV is their custom panel option. The custom panel model is significantly cheaper ($6199 MSRP) than the stainless option ($7499) as you will need to supply the custom panels to match your kitchen cabinets.
While these refrigerators are very wide at 48″, their capacity isn’t as much because the depth of built-in models is made to better fit into most kitchen cabinets without extending past them. This leaves the GE PSB48YGXSV and PSB48YSXSS with a still impressive 29.5 cubic feet of capacity. They rank higher on this list because of a rounding difference between how Kenmore and GE publish their capacities. Kenmore’s 4048 has the same 10.9 cubic feet freezer capacity as these two GE models, but trails them in fresh food capacity at 18.6 vs 18.7.
6. KitchenAid KSSC48QVS
Another 48″ wide built-in fridge comes in at #6 on this list. KitchenAid’s Stainless French Door model boasts 29.8 cubic feet of capacity. 11.1 cubic feet of that is freezer space, while the other 18.7 cubic feet is for fresh food. Standard ice maker and water dispenser in the door, as well as a relatively small $50 Yearly Operating Cost on this Energy Star Qualified fridge makes it a really interesting option if you are in the market for a built-in refrigerator.
5. Samsung RFG307AABP, RFG307AARS, RFG307AAWP, and SG309AARS
At #5 Samsung have 4 similar sized models, but one of them that’s quite a bit different in some regards. The SG307 models are all very similar, differing in color, finish, and price. The SG309AARS model though is a much higher quality refrigerator, and this shows up in the difference in Yearly Operating Costs. While the 307’s have a YOP of $61, the 309 brings that all the way down to $39, which makes it the second most efficient refrigerator on this list in regards to Yearly Operating Cost per cubic foot of capacity!
The dimensions and capacity of these models are all the same though. 30 cubic feet of capacity is split between the large freezer (11.5 cubic feet) and fresh food compartments (18.1 cubic feet).
4. Sub Zero 648PRO, 648PROF, 648PROG, and 648PROGF
Sub Zero are well known for their built in refrigerators and freezers, and here we have their 48″ line of side by side refrigerators. These all have stainless finishes, and the PROG and PROGF have glass doors for a beautiful look. All 4 models have 30.1 cubic feet of total capacity, with 18.4 of that being fresh food and the remaining 11.7 being freezer space. This is the largest freezer capacity of any of the refrigerators on this list.
Sub Zero’s refrigerators have one main failing, and that is they aren’t very energy efficient. While most of the refrigerators on this list have Energy Star Qualification, and Yearly Operating Costs in the $40 to $60 range, these Sub Zero refrigerators come in at a hefty $74 YOP, easily the most expensive to run refrigerators. That is even though they don’t come with water or ice dispensers in the door. They do have interior ice makers though.
2. LG LFX31935ST
While the bottom of this list is dominated by side by side refrigerator configurations, the top is all french door. LG starts off our top 3 with their LFX31935ST. It has 30.5 cubic feet of capacity, 10 cubic feet of that being for the freezer with the other 20.5 being for fresh food. An ice maker and a water dispenser in the door make this Energy Star Qualified stainless (door, sides painted gray) refrigerator beautiful and functional.
2. Kenmore 72062, 72063, and 72069
Kenmore makes another appearance on our list, tied for #2 with LG. These models have the same 30.5 cubic feet of volume, and even the same 20.5/10 split between fresh food and freezer capacity. Here you have the choice of black, white, or stainless finishes though.
Also, the Kenmore 72062 deserves a special mention. At $39 Yearly Operating Cost, this is the most efficient fridge per cubic foot on this list.
1. LG LFX31925SB, LFX31925ST, and LFX31925SW
Life is certainly good at the top of this list with the largest capacity refrigerators in our database today. LG takes the top spot with their 30.7 cubic foot french door refrigerator line. These black, stainless, or white fridges have a relatively small freezer volume like the models at #2 (10 cubic feet), but more than makes up for it with massive fresh food capacity (20.7 cubic feet). An ice maker, and a water dispenser in the door round out this impressive refrigerator’s resume.