Kenmore 51023 Side-by-Side Refrigerator Stainless 10.24 cu ft

Energy Star®

The Kenmore 51023 is a Energy Star compliant Side-by-Side STAINLESS steel refrigerator. It is a fairly basic unit, which comes with the most common features. However it is offered in a total of FIVE different finishes of colors.
It comes with SpillSafe shelves, 3 adjustable door bins.
The freezer has through the door ice and water dispenser the controls of the unit are DIGITAL.

    Interior Features

  • There are THREE Adjustable Spill-Proof glass shelves, two of which are designed to slide in and out to make it much easier to access foods. These glass shelves are always a hit in the modern kitchen as they are designed to minimize the mess that may be caused due to those unfortunate spillages..
  • There are also 3 Transparent, Adjustable Door Bins designed to hold a wide range of produce in an easily to reach compartments.
  • This model is Energy Star compliant so it is not only environmentally friendly but also give up to 20% SAVING on running costs.
  • The ELECTRONIC TEMPERATURE CONTROLS uses finger-tip pressure to adjust the appliance to your required temperature and come with easy to read digital display, as well as some standard lighting.
  • The AUTOMATIC ICE-MAKER comes installed and ready to use and dispenses both water and ice. There is a useful dispenser light and a water filter indicator, which is located on the interior of the refrigerator.
  • The freezer compartment has one convenient slide out basket and the basket in the door is made of WIRE.
  • Although there is NO Air Filtration in this model there is an advanced cooling system and a FROST-FREE Defrost System, which eliminated the need for regular defrosting of the unit.

      Exterior Features

  • This Side-by-Side refrigerator has a stylish, smooth contoured door with a Monochromic Stainless handle. The overall color of the model in this review is Stainless Steel, while the cabinet is in Monochromic Stainless. However there is a wide choice for the Kenmore 5102 as it is also available in White (51022) Bisque (51024) Ultra Satin (51026) and Black (51029)
  • The easy to read digital temperature controls are located on the exterior of the refrigerator, for convenience.

      Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 34 ¼ Inches
    Height: 69 ¾ Inches
    Width: 35 ¾ Inches
    Total Volume: 26.5 cu ft
    Refrigerator Volume: 16.5 cu ft
    Freezer Volume: 10.24 cu ft


  • The baskets in the freezer are a great advantage as they SLIDE IN AND OUT to make it much easier to locate all the food you have stored in your refrigerator.


  • The WATER DISPENSER in this model does not have the convenience of a dispenser lock-out, which is so useful when there are children around.

      Consumer Likes and Dislikes


  • great refrigerator
  • Energy Star
  • nice deli drawer
  • easy to clean shelves
  • highly recommend this refrigerator
  • reasonable warranty given
  • good size
  • choice of crushed and cubed ice
  • slide-out freezer basketCons
  • no beverage rack
  • no advanced ice production given