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The 4 Best Undercounter Refrigerators (Reviews/Ratings)

Undercounter refrigerators are a different product. You can buy a dorm refrigerator for $100, but unfortunately a dormer cannot be placed under a counter and between cabinets or the compressor will malfunction. That is the main difference between an undercounter and free standing refrigerator

It, however, is still cheaper for an undercounter refrigerator than a custom cabinet.

I like certain brands, but there isn't one dominant undercounter refrigerator. There are several very good products: Perlick, Uline, Sub-Zero, Jenn-Air and Danby among others.  Some are better in certain categories as you can choose between wine, beverage centers, all refrigerators, freezers or combinations

Here are my Favs:

undercounter refrigeratorPerlick HC24RB3: Two reasons to like the Perlick: It has the most powerful compressor so it maintains a colder temperature and the Perlick has interesting accessories like martini glass holders.

undercounter refrigeratorSubZero 424: When America discovered wine, most undercounter manufacturers used their refrigerator chassis and stuffed wired racks therein. Bad idea. Wine can be altered by vibration, light, humidity and temperature. SubZero built their unit around these issues. The SubZero 424 has hidden lighting, two compressors for better temperature control, a low-E door to prevent UV ray exposure and a vibration free compressor. If you store decent wine, Sub-Zero is the best choice.

undercounter refrigeratorUline CO2175: I like the Uline combo units. The CO2175 is refrigerator and icemaker, which is perfect for a space constrained bar.

undercounter refrigeratorDanby DBC2760BLS: French door refrigerators sell everywhere else, why not undercounter. The Danby is a very likeable product with LED lighting and 60 beverage can capacity.

Additional Resources:

Best Beverage Centers

Read the Yale Refrigerator Buyers Guide with specs, features and updates to all the major refrigerators.  Over 25,000 people have read a Yale Guide Refrigerator Buyers Guide.

Undercounter Refrigerator Buying Guide

Topics: Perlick, Danby, Undercounter Refrigerators, Sub-Zero, U-Line, Refrigerators

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Steve Sheinkopf

My goal has always been simple: I want Yale to be the best retail experience anywhere. I have tried to create a compelling environment for customers and employees alike

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