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5 Largest French Door Refrigerator Models of 2022

Posted by Jeff Allaire on Feb 16, 2022 9:00 AM
Jeff Allaire

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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 $2,199 price point, we've reviewed the features of the largest French door refrigerator models of the year from LG, GE, and Samsung, who dominate the XL refrigerator category. They are numbered for your convenience but listed in no particular order. Let's dig in!

 

Table of Contents

  1. LG LRFVS3006D
  2. Samsung RF28T5101SR*
  3. GE GNE29GYNFS*
  4. LG LRFDS3016S
  5. LG LRMVS3006S

Models marked with a * retail for under $3,000 before sales and rebates.

 

 

 

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1. LG LRFVS3006D - 29.7 cu ft - $4,499

The first model from our list of the five largest French door refrigerator choices is the LG LRFVS3006D, available in stainless steel at $4,399 and black stainless steel at $4,499. 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! It features LG's Smart Cooling Plus technology and a door-in-door design.

This door-in-door refrigerator reduces cold air loss by 47% when you use it to store your most-accessed items like snacks and beverages. The InstaView door panel allows you to take a peek inside of the refrigerator just by knocking on the tinted panel!

 

 

 

This model maximizes the available space in the fresh food section 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! And in the freezer section, you'll find LG Craft Ice, which makes slow-melting spherical ice that adds class to any beverage.

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:

  • Energy Star rated

  • Smart Cooling Technology with the LG Linear Compressor

  • Door-in-door refrigerator

  • Slim SpacePlus Ice System

  • External ice and water dispenser

  • Craft Ice maker creates spherical ice!

 

Dimensions:

  • Width: 36"

  • Depth: 34.125"

  • Height: 68.875"

 

LG LRFVS3006D - $4,499

LG LRFVS3006D French Door Refrigerator

 

  

2. Samsung RF28T5101SR - 28.2 cu ft - $2,199

Samsung used to be known mostly for its consumer electronics, but it has branched into appliances as well. The Samsung RF28T5101SR is one of the largest French door refrigerator options on the market with 28.2 cubic feet of capacity. This model is available in fingerprint-resistant stainless steel at $2,199 and fingerprint-resistant black stainless steel at $2,299.

This model has a multi-vent technology feature that helps chill the foods and items evenly on each shelf of the fridge. Also, the interior has spacious compartments for better organizing, with a full-width drawer to fit your items and beverages, humidity-controlled crispers, tempered glass spill-proof shelves, gallon door bins, and more. The freezer has a drawer divider. High-efficiency LED Lighting that brightens up the inside of the fridge. This model also has an internal water dispenser for easy reaching and more convenience to get filtered and cooled water.

This model is ADA compliant and is Energy Star rated

Features:

  • Energy Star rated

  • Multi-vent technology

  • All-Around Cooling

  • High-Efficiency LED Lighting

  • Internal water dispenser

 

Dimensions:

  • Width: 36"

  • Depth: 36"

  • Height: 70"

 
Click here to read over 65 real customer reviews of this product!

Samsung RF28T5101SR - $2,199

Samsung RF28T5101SR

 

 

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3. GE GNE29GYNFS - 28.7 cu ft - $2,428

One of the cheapest French door refrigerators in this size range, the GE GNE29GYNFS is an impressive specimen at 28.7 cubic feet. It's available in fingerprint-resistant stainless steel or GE slate for $2,428. It comes with TwinChill dual evaporators for improved temperature management, and the temperature controls on the inner edge of the door display the actual temperature for your peace of mind.

Inside the fresh food section, you'll find gallon door bins, spill-proof shelves, humidity-controlled crispers, and a full-width drawer for storing anything from cake to your stash of cheese and deli meats. In the freezer section, there's a factory-installed icemaker with water filtration and two levels of drawers. This model doesn't have a water dispenser on the door, resulting in a sleeker look and feel.

This model is incredibly affordable in this size range and would look great in your home! GE offers one-year parts and labor warranty.

 

Features:

  • Energy Star rated

  • TwinChill dual evaporators

  • ShowCase multi-level LED lighting

  • Icemaker with water filtration system

 

Dimensions:

  • Width: 36"

  • Depth: 36.25"

  • Height: 69.875"

 

Click here to read over 50 real customer reviews of this product!

 

GE GNE29GYNFS - $2,428

GE GNE29GYNFS French Door Refrigerator

 

  

4. LG LRFDS3016S - 29.7 cu ft - $4,099

The Energy Star rated LG LRFDS3016S is the next option for the largest French door refrigerator models - in case you haven't noticed, LG and Samsung have a lot of options in XL refrigerators! At 30 cubic feet, it is absolutely massive, and it's a door in door refrigerator as well but without the InstaView technology. It comes with the LG Craft Ice Maker, which makes round ice that melts more slowly than ice cubes.

It comes with the Smart Cooling Plus System with dual evaporators, multiple temperature sensors, and Multi Air Flow Cooling. This smart fridge is Wi-Fi 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! Another "cool" feature is the extra-tall ice and water dispenser. The dispenser has a Measured Fill option, so you can dispense the exact right amount of water for a recipe or for your Keurig cup.

This model is available in stainless steel starting at $4,099 and comes with LG's 5-year parts and labor warranty on the compressor and sealed system.

 

Features:

  • Energy Star rated

  • Door-in-door system

  • Wi-Fi connected - use the SmartThinQ app and SmartDiagnosis

  • Slim SpacePlus Ice

  • Smart Cooling Plus System

  • Craft Ice Maker

 

Dimensions:

  • Width: 36"

  • Depth: 36.125"

  • Height: 68.875"

 

Click here to read over 190 real customer reviews of this product!

 

LG LRFDS3016S - $4,099

LG LRFDS3016S French Door Refrigerator

 

  

5. LG LRMVS3006S - 29.5 cu ft - $4,599

Last but not least on our list of the largest French door refrigerator models is another choice from LG: the LG LRMVS3006S, a 29.5 cubic foot capacity Energy Star rated model. It's available in stainless steel at $4,599 or black stainless steel at $4,699 - learn more about black stainless steel here! This model has the added benefit of LG's SmartThinQ technology and a door-in-door design with an easily adjustable bin. You'll also find an additional pull-out drawer between the fresh and frozen food sections which can now chill or even freeze items. 

One of the great features of this model is the LG Dual Ice Maker with Craft Ice - it automatically makes three slow-melting ice spheres per day, which is best if you plan to serve cocktails or other drinks to your guests! The Slim SpacePlus Ice System maximizes the space available for fresh food, and the tall ice and water dispenser offers plenty of room for water bottles and pitchers. The measured fill option is nice to have for cooking and other applications - This refrigerator can dispense an exact amount of filtered water with the press of a button!

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:

  • Energy Star rated

  • InstaView™ Door-in-Door® design

  • LG Dual Ice Maker with Craft Ice™

  • Full-Convert Drawer can refrigerate or freeze

  • SmartThinQ technology

  • Exterior ice and water dispenser with measured fill

  • Slim SpacePlus Ice System plus a second icemaker in the freezer

 

Dimensions:

  • Width: 36"

  • Depth: 35.75"

  • Height: 70.25"

 

Click here to read over 175 real customer reviews of this product!

LG LRMVS3006S - $4,599

LG LRMVS3006S Front-1

 

 

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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. As of this writing, the absolute largest capacity refrigerators available are around 30 cubic feet. The model available at the lowest price point is #2 on our list from Samsung. 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, and KitchenAid 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, GE, LG, and Samsung are the 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, Largest Refrigerators

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