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5 Largest French Door Refrigerator Models of 2019

Posted by Jeff Allaire on Apr 27, 2019 9:00:00 AM
Jeff Allaire

Largest French Door Refrigerator of the Year - Samsung RF28HFEDBSR Lifestyle Image

  

The French door refrigerator is a variation on the bottom freezer refrigerator, offering a split door for the refrigerator compartment that means you need less space available in front of the refrigerator to fully open the doors. (If you need more info before you choose a new model, check out our refrigerator buying guide!)

If you're smitten with French door refrigerators and are looking for the largest French door refrigerator models for your home, you're in the right place! Starting at the $2,800 price point, we've reviewed the features of the largest French door refrigerator models of the year from LG and Samsung, who dominate the XL refrigerator category. They are numbered for your convenience but listed in no particular order. Let's dig in!

 

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1. LG LFXS30726S - 29.8 cu ft - $3,399

The first model from our list of the five largest French door refrigerator choices is the LG LFXS30726S, available in stainless steel at $3,399 and LG matte black stainless steel at $3,649. With almost 30 cubic feet of capacity at 36" wide, it offers a ton of space for households with a lot of mouths to feed! This Energy Star rated refrigerator features LG's Smart Cooling Plus technology, including the LG linear compressor

This model maximizes the available space with a Slim SpacePlus ice system and adjustable shelving. The Slim SpacePlus ice system is located in the door rather than taking up part of a shelf or drawer area, keeping ice close to the ice and water dispenser so it's accessible but never taking up more space than needed! The warranty includes a full five-year warranty on the sealed system, five years on the compressor, and 6-10 years on the linear compressor for parts only. It also comes with a general one year parts and labor warranty.

 

Features:

  • Capacity: 29.8 cu. ft.

  • Energy Star rated

  • Smart Cooling Plus Technology with the LG Linear Compressor and Dual Evaporators

  • Slim SpacePlus Ice System

  • External ice and water dispenser  

 

Click here to read over 55 real customer reviews of this product!

 

LG LFXS30726S - $3,399

Largest French Door Refrigerator LG LFXS30726S

 

  

2. Samsung RF28HFEDBSR - 28.1 cu ft - $2,799

Samsung used to be known mostly for its consumer electronics, but it has branched into appliances as well. The Samsung RF28HFEDBSR is one of the largest French door refrigerator options on the market at just over 28 cubic feet of capacity. This Energy Star rated model is available in stainless steel at $2,799, fingerprint resistant black stainless steel at $2,999, and white at $2,699. (Not sure how you feel about black stainless steel? Learn more about it here!)

Twin Cooling Plus technology uses sensors and dual evaporators to keep an eye on the refrigerator and freezer compartments separately to maintain the ideal temperatures and humidity levels for each. The CoolSelect Pantry Drawer in the refrigerator compartment has customizable temperature settings for controlled defrosting or chilling. Adjustable shelves and the space-saving Ice Master icemaker helps you get the most out of that huge capacity!

 

Features:

  • Capacity: 28.1 cu. ft.

  • Energy Star rated

  • Twin Cooling Plus technology

  • Ice Master compact icemaker

  • CoolSelect Pantry Drawer

  • External ice and water dispenser with LED display

 

Samsung RF28HFEDBSR - $2,799

Largest French Door Refrigerator SAMSUNG RF28HFEDBSR

 

 

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3. Samsung RF28K9070SR - 28.1 cu ft - $3,399

Looking for a premium French door refrigerator with a large capacity? Samsung made it to our list of the largest French door refrigerator options again with the RF28K9070SR, a four-door refrigerator with 28 cubic feet of capacity and an Energy Star rating. The French four-door splits the freezer compartment as well as the refrigerator section, and Samsung's FlexZone technology allows you to convert half of the freezer into additional refrigerator space.

The FlexZone option can be handy for stocking up on groceries for the week's meal prep or when hosting a gathering. This zone expands the refrigerator section's capacity from 16.6 cubic feet to a full 22.35 cubic feet! If you prefer to use a chest freezer or other option for storing frozen goods, then this model may be the ideal largest French door refrigerator for you. It's available in fingerprint resistant stainless steel at $3,399, and in fingerprint resistant black stainless steel at $3,599.

 

Features:

  • Capacity: 28.1 cu. ft.

  • Energy Star rated

  • FlexZone convertible freezer area

  • Triple Cooling for each section

  • Space-saving Ice Master icemaker

  • External ice and water dispenser

 

Samsung RF28K9070SR - $3,399

Largest French Door Refrigerator SAMSUNG RF28K9070SR

 

  

4. LG LMXS30796S - 29.7 cu ft - $4,199

The Energy Star rated LMXS30796S is the next option for the largest French door refrigerator models - spoiler alert: LG and Samsung have a lot of options in XL refrigerators! At 30 cubic feet it is absolutely massive, and it's a four door refrigerator as well with a CustomChill Drawer sandwiched between the fridge and freezer sections. It also features LG's InstaView Door in Door technology: just knock on the righthand door of the refrigerator to turn it transparent so you can look at what's inside without wasting cold air. 

It comes with the Smart Cooling Plus System with dual evaporators, multiple temperature sensors, and Multi Air Flow Cooling. This smart fridge is wifi connected so you can use LG's highly rated SmartThinQ technology to do things like receive alerts if the door is left open, set your refrigerator to a power-saving "vacation mode" from your smartphone, and more! This model is available in stainless steel starting at $4,199 or black stainless steel at $4,299.

 

Features:

  • Capacity: 29.7 cu. ft.

  • Energy Star rated

  • InstaView Door-in-Door System with ColdSaver Panel

  • Wifi connected - use the SmartThinQ app and SmartDiagnosis

  • Slim SpacePlus Ice

  • Smart Cooling Plus System

 

Click here for to read over 110 real customer reviews of this product!

 

LG LMXS30796S - $4,199

Largest French Door Refrigerator - LG LMXS30796S

 

  

5. LG LFXS30766S - 29.6 cu ft - $3,799

Last but not least on our list of the largest French door refrigerator models is another choice from LG: the LG LFXS30766S, a 29.6 cubic foot capacity Energy Star rated model. It's available in stainless steel at $3,799 or black stainless steel at $3,999 - learn more about black stainless steel here! This model has the added benefit of LG's SmartThinQ technology and a door-in-door design. 

The door-in-door design allows you to store your most often-used items like snacks and beverages in an exterior compartment in the door so you can access them quickly without wasting cool air from the interior. LG SmartThinQ technology helps you troubleshoot any issues and check on the performance of your refrigerator with ease from your smartphone. You can even ask it to make more ice in preparation for a party or sports practice!

 

Features:

  • Capacity: 29.6 cu. ft.

  • Energy Star rated

  • LG Door-in-Door design

  • SmartThinQ technology

  • Smart Cooling Plus System

  • Exterior ice and water dispenser

 

Click here to read over 160 real customer reviews of this product!

 

LG LFXS30766S - $3,799

Largest French Door Refrigerator LG LFXS30766S

 

 

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That sums up the five largest French door refrigerator models on the market today! They're all Energy Star rated with a lot of great features. The absolute largest French door refrigerator on our list based on cubic foot capacity is the first model in our review from LG, while the model available at the lowest price point is the Samsung RF28HFEDBSR, #2 on our list. You can also check out more of the largest refrigerators on the market that we've written about - for example, the largest top freezer refrigerators and largest counter-depth refrigerators!

Whirlpool, Frigidaire, KitchenAid and GE Appliances also offer large capacity French door models from 26 to 28 cubic feet, but when it comes to the 28 cubic foot and up category, LG and Samsung are clear leaders. 

What do you look for in a large-capacity refrigerator? Leave us a comment below - We'd love to hear from you!

 

Editor's Note: This blog was originally written in September of 2018 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy as of the publication date noted above.

Topics: Refrigerators, French Door

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