Fridge freezers: Don't Buys Don't buy

Fridge freezer

Which? Best Buy fridge freezers keep food fresher for longer, but not all fridge freezers can cool your groceries quickly, freeze fast and maintain a stable internal temperature. 

Poor fridge freezers might keep an uneven temperature inside, with icy patches and warm pockets which will cause food to spoil more quickly. They may warm up inside when the room temperature drops, or the fridge may ice over when the room heats up.  

We have reviewed hundreds of fridge freezer and find some simply aren't up to scratch – we make these Which? Don't Buys so you can avoid buying an unreliable model.

  • Reviews of 165 built in, freestanding and American fridge freezers.
  • 24 Best Buy fridge freezers for your kitchen.
  • Reviews of fridge freezers from 23 companies.

Fridge freezer reviews you can trust

Which? tests the latest freestanding, built-in and American fridge freezers from all of the big appliance names, shcu as AEG, Beko, Bosch, Hotpoint, Indesit, LG, Miele, Neff, Samsung, Siemens and Zanussi. We’ve come across good and bad fridge freezers from the same manufacturer, and found you can’t always rely on the brand to guarantee a top-notch model.

Which? is independent - we work for you, the consumer, so you can be sure that our product recommendations are influenced only by our test results. We don't take advertising and we buy all the products that we test ourselves, so our advice helps you to make the right choice first time and avoid costly mistakes.

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