KBSD612ESS 42" KitchenAid 25 Cu. Ft. Built-In Side-By-Side Refrigerator with ExtendFresh and SatinGlide Crispers - Stainless Steel - Reviews

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$8,649.00

By Jon

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Nothing is Perfect but this fridge is close...

 
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I've had this fridge for a month. While built ins are insanely more expensive than regular refrigerators, they do look better in high end kitchens. This Kitchenaid model was actually quite reasonable compared to it's peers in the marketplace and one of the reasons it is the preferred built in for high end homes in the Houston area. Other reasons I chose it include the great Layout and Design, the LED lighting, and the very large and well designed Ice Maker system. My only issue, and it's a minor one, is that the container at the top of the door needs a lip to keep the butter inside when opening it's swing up door/cover. Other than that, I'd give it a five star and recommend it to friends.


By slklutz

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It's Like Opening The Keys to The City!

 
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My 18 year old builder's depth, side-by-side died a loud, painful death, and with very specific measurements, I was limited to 2 brands. Once my wonderful Builder's Appliance store came to measure officially, this was the only one that fit. Now that I've had it a month, every time I open it, with its beautiful lighting, superior designed shelving, quiet operation, and incredible ice production, I am so happy that this WAS "the one!" I look inside, and feel as though I have entered someone else's refrigerator. There is so much space, that my food left two empty shelves! Not only that, it looks so regal in the lighting! I almost don't want to touch it! It's a work of art! Simply beautiful! I love the separate paddles for water and ice, and I can finally slant a tall cup, and fill it, and see how many ounces I'm getting. I could go on, but let's leave something for your brochure!

 
 

By jim

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great

 
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happy


By Victor

(1 of 1 customer found this review helpful)

17 years and going strong

 
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We have the 42" Superba bought in 2000, and it has worked well for us. We had one repair that was covered by the (generous) warranty, and the refrigerator has worked well. We replaced a slide out drawer whose track wheel broke off but otherwise all is fine. We will definitely consider another KitchenAid when the time comes to replace our unit.


By Eddie

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Wonderful! I had the same model for 13 years before.

 
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I had a same older model for 13 years. With the new improvements I have now, it's great.


By Linda

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(3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

Ambivalent

 
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I replaced a 21 year old comparable built-in KitchenAid with this model and am disappointed in some of the changes. The LED lighting in the new model is fabulous! I think the shelving on the freezer side is an improvement and like it a lot, but not on the refrigerator side. The smaller open bins on the door need to be an inch deeper to be able to fit two rows of products like my old model did. My old model also had lift up lids on the crisper drawers for convenient grabbing of a single item (so you didn't have to pull the drawer out) and that's been eliminated. I miss that feature, but the trade-off is that the drawers probably hold more. But I'm really having a problem with the drop down utility compartment (what we used to call the butter compartment) on the door. It's very poorly designed and is difficult to grab onto to get it open--yet, strangely, it sometimes opens all by itself when we pull open the refrigerator door and sticks of butter or cream cheese fall out onto the floor! Really??? This needs to be addressed by KitchenAid and these bins should be replaced! When I've spent almost $10,000 on a refrigerator, I don't expect to have such a ridiculous problem. I'm about to resort to taping it shut, which I'm sure will make guests question whether they should buy a KitchenAid appliance. Step up, KitchenAid, and figure this out. I would recommend this refrigerator to a friend if this problem was fixed, but not until then.


By Camille

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(1 of 1 customer found this review helpful)

Sleek and beautiful

 
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We have had our new Kitchen Aid refrigerator for a little over a month and I love it. The lighting inside is very bright and the shelves are glass and easy to clean . The ice maker is perfect and I don't miss my old Kitchen Aid as much as I thought I would.

 
 

By jill2

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(6 of 8 customers found this review helpful)

Beautiful Inside and out

 
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We have only had our new frig for a short time, but so far we are thrilled. Love the ice and water in the door with the auto light feature. A very handsome unit with tons of storage room.


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