KitchenAid Model KBFS25EVMS French-Door Refrigerator
DESIGN - 85%
EASE OF USE - 80%
PERFORMANCE - 70%
FEATURES - 70%
KitchenAid Model KBFS25EVMS French-Door Refrigerator has a very efficient storage space yet it looses some points for inefficient temperature controls and unstable humidity levels.
KitchenAid is a trusted appliance brand which has been delivering quality products for over 90 years now. Although they initially started with only the stand mixer, KitchenAid engineers extended their expertise in order to cover all the needs of a normal kitchen as well as the needs of a professional kitchen. KitchenAid Model KBFS25EVMS French-Door Refrigerator was designed in order to satisfy all of a person’s food storing needs. Today we are going to take a closer look at this appliance in order to see if its price is justified. It can be acquired for $1,899. The price tag is rather spicy but it is about $1,000 cheaper than similar products on the market.
KitchenAid KBFS25EVMS French-Door Refrigerator features a lot of innovative technologies which allow it to maintain a steady temperature in all of its drawers, even on the shelf doors. Furthermore, the storage space is efficiently designed in order to avoid clutter. The deli drawer even features temperature controls. However, according to several tests and customer reviews, the temperature controls are not as efficient as they would appear. Nevertheless, the overall temperature performance is decent. Furthermore, the deli drawer gains point for its excellent space divisions. However, the crispers drawer is not very efficient in maintaining a balanced humidity level. The freezer is well organized, featuring adjustable shells.
As we mentioned above, the KitchenAid KBFS25EVMS is very well engineered from a space efficiency point of view. It has an overall capacity of 24.8 cubic feet. The freezer has a 7.3 cu. ft. capacity while the refrigerator has a 17.5 cu. ft capacity. Easy access and smart storage space are ensured through countless features such as two pull-out freezer baskets and other similar features. It has a total of 4 shelves, 3 door bins in the refrigerator and two in the freezer, one upper wire freezer basket, one lower wire freezer basket, a crisper drawer and many more storage spaces.
It features a lot of performance features as well as many convenience features. It has digital controls, a water filter indicator/reset, an adaptive on demand pulsed defrost system, an interior water dispenser, and many more. It also has special hinges which allow the doors to stay within the width of the fridge so that there is minimum interference with the counter top. The fridge comes with a one-year parts and labor warranty.
KitchenAid is ENERGY STAR qualified so it will help consumers save a lot of money on utility bills. It has an estimated yearly cost of $50 based on an average of 474 kWh/yr. The savings estimate is based on average electricity cost of $0.1109 cents/kWh. The FrenchChill temperature management system manages to keep an average temperature inside the fridge without consuming extra energy. Despite the fact that the temperature adjusters are not very efficient and neither are the humidity features in the crispers drawers, this refrigerator is a lot more efficient than similar products on the market.
The fridge is 35 5/8″ wide and 35 1/2″ deep. It features a modern and efficient design which would fit most kitchen styles. It is also available in a variety of 3 color choices: stainless steel, white and black.