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We recommend


The best buys from our tests, in 4 size groups. Read more

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Test results


Compare performance, price and features for all our tested models. Read more

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Basic decisions


What to consider before you buy your next fridge-freezer. Read more


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  • Test results for 47 fridge-freezers in our interactive database
  • Our recommendations for small to extra-large sizes
  • The most and least reliable brands in our 2012 member survey
  • Energy ratings and efficiency explained


14apr-fridge-freezers-hero Preview models tested

Test results for 38 fridge-freezers, priced from $600 to over $4000.

Whether you're after a tiny apartment-sized model or a huge side-by-side for a family, we have a recommendation for you. Our interactive test results database allows you to sort by type, size or price, or compare test results across the whole range.

We also tell you what to look for in a fridge-freezer, explain energy star ratings, and provide tips on maintaining the right temperature.