Whirlpool GD5NVAXS Side-by-Side Refrigerator (25.6 CU.ft)

SideWise Electronic Control System, Fast Fill Dispenser

This energy efficient Energy Star Side-by-Side refrigerator has a number of well thought- out features.

    Interior Features

  • With its Accu-Chill Temperature Management System the Whirlpool GD5NVAXS is designed to ensure that your refrigerator keeps all your fresh and frozen food-stuffs is top quality condition at the optimum temperature.
  • The EZ-Touch Water Dispenser produces both crushed and cubed ice and has a Rotating Faucet to make it even easier to dispense your filtered ice and water. It is also designed with Fast Fill Technology. It has a Filtration System with a Filter Indicator Light.
  • The REFRIGERATOR compartment has Extra-Wide Adjustable Slide-Out SpillGuard Glass Shelves, which ensure that any spillages are quickly and easily wiped away as well as giving greater visibility through the unit. There is also a Clear Humidity-Controlled Crisper, a Clear Temperature-Controlled Convertible Meat Pan and a Clear Snack Pan for your storage convenience.
  • There is even an In-Door-Air Door Cooling System to ensure that the produce in the door is kept extra cool, even when the door is frequently opened and shut.
  • In the FREEZER section there are equally good features including 4 spacious Freezer Shelves and 1 Tall Freezer Basket in which to store all your frozen produce. This model comes with a Factory Installed Automatic Ice Maker and the Ice Dispensing System is in the door
  • Other features include SideWise Electronic Controls with Pulse Defrost and Enhanced Interior Lighting.

      Exterior Features

  • The refrigerator doors is a smooth finish with a Radius Door Design and the handles are mid-length metal ones.

      Dimension Specifications

    Depth: 33 ¼ Inches

    Height: 69 ¼ Inches
    Width: 35 ½ Inches
    Total Volume: 25.6 Cu. Ft.
    Refrigerator Volume 15.5 Cu. Ft.
    Freezer Volume 10.1 cu. ft.


  • It is a well thought-out advantage to have the indoor ice bucket being located in the door as it creates more space in the freezer which is good.
  • Also the Fast Fill feature on the dispenser and the LED Electronic Controls are greatly liked.
  • There is a convenient Dispenser Lockout as well as an Auto LED Dispenser Night-Light, for those visits to the refrigerator in the dark.
  • The Energy Star qualification is an advantage as it means a much more energy efficient model and the Sylvania Daylight Interior Lighting means that your food is very well illuminated.
  • With the door being the place that is vulnerable to frequent use, the In-Door-Air Door Cooling System is a great asset.


  • Some customers have noted that the cotrols, which are located inside the refrigerator are not integrated with the dispenser, which some thought would be more successful.

      Consumer Likes and Dislikes


  • stylish good looks
  • good ice and water dispenser
  • would recommend
  • plenty of space
  • easy to operate
  • energy efficient
  • well thought out features
  • reasonably priced
  • good-looking inside and out
  • GREAT featuresCons
  • controls are in refrigerator