Refrigerators with ice makers offer the convenience of not having to keep your freezer stocked with ice. The features of the highest rated units with ice making capability range from side-by-side units with ice and water dispensers on the outside of the door to units employing drawer freezers and built-in dispensers.
Kenmore Cold Spot 59422
The Kenmore Cold Spot side-by-side refrigerator features through-the-door water and ice dispensers. The freezer and refrigerator compartments are equipped with lighting as well as spill-proof glass shelving. The overall capacity is 25.1 cubic feet, and black and white models are available.
An Energy Star rated unit, the GE GSH25JFXWW has a full capacity of 25.3 cubic feet. The control panel atop the ice and water dispenser includes controls for temperature setting and a child lock. Features include a system for adjusting the temperature levels based on door openings, individual settings for drawer temperature and adjustable door bins.
The Maytag freestanding side-by-side refrigerator/freezer accommodates a combined 25.8 cubic feet. The MSD2559XEW is Energy Star rated for efficiency and comes with spill-proof glass shelving. Features include a humidity-controlled crisper, digital temperature control and an indicator to alert the user when the water filter requires replacement.
Energy Star compliant, The Samsung RF266AEWP has a capacity of 25.5 cubic feet combined in the upper refrigerator and lower drawer freezer. The PowerFreeze and PowerCool features lower the temperature 10 degrees for faster chilling in the freezer or refrigerator compartments. The unit comes in white and has an LED display above the built-in ice/water dispenser.
How Does a Refrigerator Ice Maker Work?
A refrigerator ice maker has a valve that fills a tray with water until it's frozen, at which point a set of...