The Kenmore 51322 Side-by-Side Refrigerator is an ENERGY EFFICIENT cold-storage unit, being an Energy Star compliant unit although it is a fairly standard unit with the usual range of basic features.
There are a GOOD RANGE of Shelves Drawers and Bins, including Snack/Deli Drawer – although it does not have its own temperature control thermostat.
It comes with 3 ADJUSTABLE SHELVES, -two of which slide in and out for ease and convenience. Additionally there are 3 adjustable door bins, and 2 HUMIDITY-CONTROLLED CRISPERS, which are thermostatically controlled and designed to keep the freshens and crispness in vegetables and salads for much longer.
This model comes with an ADVANCED COOLING SYSTEM although there is no additional advanced freezer technology or ice production system.
The freezer section is designed with 4, FIXED DOOR BASKET, but do not have the advantage of sliding in and out like the more sought after models.
With its useful light the through the door water and Ice dispenser, dispensed ice-cold CRUSHED AND CUBED ICE for all your daily needs and is fitted with an ice-water filter to ensure that you have quality water that is free from unpleasant tastes and minerals. There is a WATER FILTER INDICATOR located in the interior of the unit so you can quickly and easily see when there needs to be a new filter fitted.
The Kenmore 51322 Side-by-Side Refrigerator is designed in a smooth metal finish – in comes in an overall color of white with white handles and cabinet -with no contrasting sections.
The FOUR colors that this model is a available in are:-
It has a through the door ice and water DISPENSER and offers extra freshness with its ADVANCES COOLING SYSTEM – and is offered in a good selection of colors.
White (51322) as shown, Stainless Steel (51323)
Ultra Satin (51326) and Black (51329)
The doors on this side-by-side refrigerator are gently contoured for as atheistically pleasing look and the electronic touch controls are placed on the outside of the refrigerator.
The interior of this model has a standard interior light.
Depth: 32 ¼Inches
Although this is a fairly standard refrigerator there is a reasonable number of shelves, containers and features to ensure that your unit gives complete satisfaction.
Having the DOOR BINS both Clear and Adjustable is one good advantage of this unit as are the two humidity controlled crispers which are designed to keep your fresh salad produce and vegetables at tip-top quality and crispness for longer.
It is always an advantage to have an advanced cooling system in a refrigerator as is the frost-free DEFROST FEATURE that is also an attribute of this model.
One great plus of this through the door dispensing model is that it produces both crushed and cubed ice and has a DISPENSER LIGHT so that you can see in a poorly illuminated room or at night.
Also an advantage is the interior filter indicator which alerts you when the water filter needs to be changed.
There are some noticeable OMISSIONS to the features in this fairly standard unit. For instance the snack/deli drawer does not have its own humidity and temperature controls and there is no slide out freezer shelving and pizza storage.
There is only the standard features associated with this model but No Advanced Freezer Technology or ice production system which are features of the more costly units.
Height: 62 ½ Inches
Width: 33 Inches
Total Volume: 22.9 Cu. Ft.
Refrigerator Section: 12/1
Freezer Section: 7.8
Consumer Likes and Dislikes
useful water indicator light
nice looking refrigerator
both crushed and cubed ice dispensed
easy to use and easy to access electronic controls
frost free defrost systemCons
deli drawer is not temperature linked
no space saving ice system – takes up lots of room