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Home Fridges 5 Best Fridges Under $200 in the US - January 2020

5 Best Fridges Under $200 in the US - January 2020

Updated 15 December 2019 by Matthew
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5 best fridges under $200

Which Are the Best Fridges Under $200?

Don't have time to read our analysis of the best fridges under $200? No problem, let's cut to the chase, the best fridges under $200 are:


What Fridge Under $200 to Buy in January 2020?

Let's take a look at the top 5 fridges under $200 currently for sale in the US, compared side by side:

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Igenix IG3711BL Magic Chef MCAR320B2 Avanti SHP1700W Galanz GL35BK Haier HC32SA42SW
Igenix IG3711BL Magic Chef MCAR320B2 Avanti SHP1700W Galanz GL35BK Haier HC32SA42SW
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47L
CAPACITY
BUILT-
IN
$230
OVER 10 YEARS
90L
CAPACITY
1
FRUIT / VEG
DRAWER
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
198L
CAPACITY
1
SHELF /
BASKET
$454
OVER 10 YEARS
99L
CAPACITY
90.6L
CAPACITY
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$508
OVER 10 YEARS
95
Reviews
78 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Running Costs
$230 Over 10 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent
92
Reviews
7 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Widely Available
87
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
96
Reviews
29 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Running Costs
$450 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent
79
Features
Good Features
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
77
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Kagoo Score
Good
79
Features
Good Features
77
Value for Money
Very Good
65
Running Costs
$510 Over 10 Years
67
Kagoo Score
Good
A classic and very economical to run 47L capacity fridge, with a good price and a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that this fridge isreally quiet, compact and good-looking. The best rated refrigerator under $500, with a good price. A classic and fully featured freestanding refrigerator, with a good price and low running costs. Our review analysis indicates that it's very quiet and difficult to damage or scratch. A good spec and cheap freestanding refrigerator. A good spec and good value for money freestanding refrigerator, with ok running costs.
3 Reasons For
Better Kagoo Score
$22 Cheaper
Cheaper to Run by $280 Over Five Years
4 Reasons For
Two More Shelves / Baskets
Reversible Doors
More Shops Are Selling it
20 Months Newer
5 Reasons For
A Lot Bigger Fridge Capacity
Reversible Doors
Marginally Better User Reviews
Marginally Better Overall Reviews
Better Brand
1 Reason For
20 Months Newer
3 Reasons For
Fresh Zone Compartment
Three Shelves / Baskets
Reversible Doors
6 Reasons Against
77% Smaller Fridge Capacity
Fewer Sellers
Over Two Years Older
Moderately Lower User Review Score
Moderately Lower Overall Review Score
Worse Brand
5 Reasons Against
55% Smaller Fridge Capacity
Worse Kagoo Score
$76 More Expensive
Appreciably Lower User Review Score
Worse Brand
6 Reasons Against
Only One Shelf / Basket
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $22
Less Retailers
Older by Over Four Years
$224 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
5 Reasons Against
50% Smaller Fridge Capacity
Worse Kagoo Score
$25 More Expensive
Fewer Sellers
Worse Brand
7 Reasons Against
Vastly Smaller Fridge Capacity
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $54
Less Retailers
Older by Over One Year
$278 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years
Worse Brand
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Igenix IG3711BL

$104.18
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Igenix IG3711BL

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Igenix IG3711BL
47L
CAPACITY
BUILT-
IN
$230
OVER 10 YEARS

The Igenix IG3711BL has a Kagoo Score of 88. With a price tag of $104.18 this fridge is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Igenix IG3711BL.

A classic and very economical to run 47L capacity fridge, with a good price and a very good spec. Our review analysis indicates that this fridge isreally quiet, compact and good-looking.

95
Reviews
78 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Popularity
Quite Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
93
Running Costs
$230 Over 10 Years
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Igenix IG3711BL has great user reviews with an average user rating of 85%, based on 78 reviews.

3 Reasons For for Choosing the Igenix IG3711BL

Better Kagoo Score

The Igenix IG3711BL has received a Kagoo Score of 88, whereas the Avanti SHP1700W scored 84, the Galanz GL35BK scored only 68, the Haier HC32SA42SW scored only 67 and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 scored 86.

$22 Cheaper

The Igenix IG3711BL is $22.28 cheaper than the Avanti SHP1700W, $24.82 cheaper than the Galanz GL35BK, $53.81 cheaper than the Haier HC32SA42SW and $76.17 cheaper than the Magic Chef MCAR320B2.

Cheaper to Run by $280 Over Five Years

The Igenix IG3711BL is $224 cheaper to run than the Avanti SHP1700W and $278 cheaper to run than the Haier HC32SA42SW over five years. More ...

6 Reasons Against for Choosing the Igenix IG3711BL

77% Smaller Fridge Capacity

The Igenix IG3711BL is a 47 capacity fridge. That's 151L smaller than the Avanti SHP1700W (198L), 52L smaller than the Galanz GL35BK (99L) and 43L smaller than the Haier HC32SA42SW and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 (90L). More ...

'Fridge Net Capacity' is the total usable (net) capacity of the fridge, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the fridge at a time.

Fewer Sellers

Only 2 retailers sells the Igenix IG3711BL, but 7 shops sell the Magic Chef MCAR320B2. More ...

The smaller the number of retailers that stock this fridge, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Over Two Years Older

The Igenix IG3711BL is older than the Galanz GL35BK by two years, older than the Haier HC32SA42SW by four months and older than the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 by two years.

Moderately Lower User Review Score

The average user rating of the Igenix IG3711BL is 85%, whereas the average user rating of the Avanti SHP1700W is 87% (based on 29 reviews).

Moderately Lower Overall Review Score

The average overall rating of the Igenix IG3711BL is 85%, whereas the average overall rating of the Avanti SHP1700W is 87% (based on 29 reviews).

Worse Brand

Igenix fridges have an average rating of only 75.1%, but Avanti has an average rating of 80.3%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the IG3711BL in the US is $104.18 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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Magic Chef MCAR320B2

$180.35
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Magic Chef MCAR320B2

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Magic Chef MCAR320B2
90L
CAPACITY
1
FRUIT / VEG
DRAWER
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 has a Kagoo Score of 86. However with a price tag of $180.35 this fridge is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the Magic Chef MCAR320B2.

Features We Love:
Reversible doors
Adjustable feet

The best rated refrigerator under $500, with a good price.

92
Reviews
7 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
92
Popularity
Widely Available
87
Value for Money
Very Good
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Magic Chef MCAR320B2 has average user reviews with an average user rating of 69%.

Review: Magic Chef MCAR320B2 All Refrigerator 32 Cuft Black
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4 Reasons For for Choosing the Magic Chef MCAR320B2

Two More Shelves / Baskets

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is a three shelf / basket fridge (as does the Haier HC32SA42SW), whereas the Avanti SHP1700W only has one shelf / basket. More ...

We do not know the number of shelves / baskets on the Galanz GL35BK or the Igenix IG3711BL. It is possible that they do not have any shelves / baskets.

'Shelf' denotes the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the fridge.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your fridge, which is helpful.

Reversible Doors

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 has a reversible doors (as do the Avanti SHP1700W and the Haier HC32SA42SW), but the Galanz GL35BK and the Igenix IG3711BL do not have this feature. More ...

The doors on the appliance can be moved so they can open from the right hand side (hinged on the left) or the left hand side (hinged on the right).

Reversible doors allow a greater degree of freedom for you to set up your fridge exactly as needed.

More Shops Are Selling it

A greater number of retailers increases the price competition amongst retailers for this fridge and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.

20 Months Newer

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 was released five years later than the Avanti SHP1700W, released 20 months later than the Haier HC32SA42SW and released two years later than the Igenix IG3711BL

5 Reasons Against for Choosing the Magic Chef MCAR320B2

55% Smaller Fridge Capacity

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 has a fridge net capacity of 90. That's 108L smaller than the Avanti SHP1700W (198L), 9L smaller than the Galanz GL35BK (99L), 0.59999999999999L smaller than the Haier HC32SA42SW (90.6L) and 43L bigger than the Igenix IG3711BL (47L). More ...

'Fridge Net Capacity' is the total usable (net) capacity of the fridge, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the fridge at a time.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 has received a Kagoo Score of 86, however the Igenix IG3711BL scored 88.

$76 More Expensive

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is more expensive than the Avanti SHP1700W by $54, more expensive than the Galanz GL35BK by $51, more expensive than the Haier HC32SA42SW by $22 and more expensive than the Igenix IG3711BL by $76.

Appreciably Lower User Review Score

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2's average user rating is only 69%, however the Avanti SHP1700W's is 87% (based on 29 reviews) and the Igenix IG3711BL's is 85% (based on 78 reviews).

Worse Brand

Magic Chef fridges have an average rating of only 70%, whereas Avanti has an average rating of 80.3% and Igenix has an average rating of 75.1%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the MCAR320B2 in the US is $180.35 and in total we found 7 prices for it.

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Avanti SHP1700W

$126.46
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Avanti SHP1700W

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Avanti SHP1700W
198L
CAPACITY
1
SHELF /
BASKET
$454
OVER 10 YEARS

The Avanti SHP1700W has a Kagoo Score of 84. With a price tag of $126.46 this fridge is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Avanti SHP1700W.

Features We Love:
Reversible doors

A classic and fully featured freestanding refrigerator, with a good price and low running costs. Our review analysis indicates that it's very quiet and difficult to damage or scratch.

96
Reviews
29 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Value for Money
Very Good
76
Running Costs
$450 Over 10 Years
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Avanti SHP1700W has great user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 29 reviews.

5 Reasons For for Choosing the Avanti SHP1700W

A Lot Bigger Fridge Capacity

The Avanti SHP1700W has a fridge net capacity of 198, however the Galanz GL35BK is only a 99L capacity fridge (99L smaller), the Haier HC32SA42SW and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 are both only 90L capacity fridges (108L smaller) and the Igenix IG3711BL is only a 47L capacity fridge (151L smaller). More ...

'Fridge Net Capacity' is the total usable (net) capacity of the fridge, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the fridge at a time.

Reversible Doors

The Avanti SHP1700W has a reversible doors, and so do the Haier HC32SA42SW and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2, but the Galanz GL35BK and the Igenix IG3711BL do not. More ...

The doors on the appliance can be moved so they can open from the right hand side (hinged on the left) or the left hand side (hinged on the right).

Reversible doors allow a greater degree of freedom for you to set up your fridge exactly as needed.

Marginally Better User Reviews

The Avanti SHP1700W has an average user review score of 87% based on 29 reviews, however the Igenix IG3711BL has an average rating of 85% (based on 78 reviews) and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 has an average rating of 69% (based on 7 reviews).

Marginally Better Overall Reviews

The Avanti SHP1700W has an average overall review score of 87% based on 29 reviews, however the Igenix IG3711BL has an average rating of 85% (based on 78 reviews) and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 has an average rating of 69% (based on 7 reviews).

Better Brand

Avanti fridges have an average rating of 80.3%, whereas Galanz only has an average rating of 62.2%, Haier only has an average rating of 55.2%, Igenix only has an average rating of 75.1% and Magic Chef only has an average rating of 70%.

6 Reasons Against for Choosing the Avanti SHP1700W

Only One Shelf / Basket

The Avanti SHP1700W is a one shelf / basket fridge, whereas the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 only has three shelves / baskets. More ...

We do not know the number of shelves / baskets on the Galanz GL35BK or the Igenix IG3711BL. It is possible that they do not have any shelves / baskets.

'Shelf' denotes the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the fridge.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your fridge, which is helpful.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Avanti SHP1700W has received a Kagoo Score of 84, however the Igenix IG3711BL scored 88 and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 scored 86.

More Expensive by $22

The Avanti SHP1700W is $22 more expensive than the Igenix IG3711BL.

Less Retailers

The Avanti SHP1700W is only stocked by 2 retailers, whereas the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is stocked by 7 stores. More ...

Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this fridge remaining in stock.
Older by Over Four Years

The Avanti SHP1700W is five years older than the Galanz GL35BK, three years older than the Haier HC32SA42SW, three years older than the Igenix IG3711BL and five years older than the Magic Chef MCAR320B2.

$224 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years

The running costs of the Avanti SHP1700W are $454 which is $224 more than the Igenix IG3711BL over five years. Show assumptions.

The cheapest price that we could find for the SHP1700W in the US is $126.46 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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Galanz GL35BK

$129.00
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Galanz GL35BK

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Galanz GL35BK
99L
CAPACITY

The Galanz GL35BK has a Kagoo Score of 68. With a price tag of $129.00 this fridge is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Galanz GL35BK.

A good spec and cheap freestanding refrigerator.

79
Features
Good Features
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
77
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Kagoo Score
Good

1 Reason For for Choosing the Galanz GL35BK

20 Months Newer

The Galanz GL35BK is five years newer than the Avanti SHP1700W, 20 months newer than the Haier HC32SA42SW and two years newer than the Igenix IG3711BL

5 Reasons Against for Choosing the Galanz GL35BK

50% Smaller Fridge Capacity

The Galanz GL35BK is a 99 capacity fridge. That's 99L smaller than the Avanti SHP1700W (198L), 9L bigger than the Haier HC32SA42SW and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 (90L) and 52L bigger than the Igenix IG3711BL (47L). More ...

'Fridge Net Capacity' is the total usable (net) capacity of the fridge, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the fridge at a time.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Galanz GL35BK has only received a Kagoo Score of 68, whereas the Avanti SHP1700W scored 84, the Igenix IG3711BL scored 88 and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 scored 86.

$25 More Expensive

The Galanz GL35BK is more expensive than the Igenix IG3711BL by $25.

Fewer Sellers

Only 2 stores sells the Galanz GL35BK, but 7 sellers sell the Magic Chef MCAR320B2. More ...

The smaller the number of retailers that stock this fridge, the lower the competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.
Worse Brand

Galanz fridges have an average rating of only 62.2%, but Avanti has an average rating of 80.3%, Igenix has an average rating of 75.1% and Magic Chef has an average rating of 70%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the GL35BK in the US is $129.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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Haier HC32SA42SW

$157.99
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Haier HC32SA42SW

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Haier HC32SA42SW
90.6L
CAPACITY
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$508
OVER 10 YEARS

The Haier HC32SA42SW has a Kagoo Score of 67. However with a price tag of $157.99 this fridge is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the Haier HC32SA42SW.

Features We Love:
Reversible doors
Fresh zone compartment
Energy Star certified
Adjustable feet

A good spec and good value for money freestanding refrigerator, with ok running costs.

79
Features
Good Features
77
Value for Money
Very Good
65
Running Costs
$510 Over 10 Years
67
Kagoo Score
Good

3 Reasons For for Choosing the Haier HC32SA42SW

Fresh Zone Compartment

The Haier HC32SA42SW has a fresh zone compartment, whereas the Avanti SHP1700W, the Galanz GL35BK, the Igenix IG3711BL and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 do not have this feature. More ...

Fresh zone compartments are special sections of the fridge especially designed for fresh fruit or vegetables.

By compartmentalising the fresh fruit and veg away from the rest of the food in your fridge, this makes sure it keeps as fresh as possible for the longest time possible.

Three Shelves / Baskets

The Haier HC32SA42SW is a three shelf / basket fridge, and so does the Magic Chef MCAR320B2, whereas the Avanti SHP1700W only has one shelf / basket. More ...

We do not know the number of shelves / baskets on the Galanz GL35BK or the Igenix IG3711BL. It is possible that they do not have any shelves / baskets.

'Shelf' denotes the amount of shelves and/or baskets in the fridge.

More shelves means more space to store and organise food in your fridge, which is helpful.

Reversible Doors

The Haier HC32SA42SW has a reversible doors, and so do the Avanti SHP1700W and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2, but the Galanz GL35BK and the Igenix IG3711BL do not. More ...

The doors on the appliance can be moved so they can open from the right hand side (hinged on the left) or the left hand side (hinged on the right).

Reversible doors allow a greater degree of freedom for you to set up your fridge exactly as needed.

7 Reasons Against for Choosing the Haier HC32SA42SW

Vastly Smaller Fridge Capacity

The Haier HC32SA42SW has a fridge net capacity of 90.6, however the Avanti SHP1700W is a 198L capacity fridge (107.4L bigger), the Galanz GL35BK is a 99L capacity fridge (8.4L bigger), the Igenix IG3711BL is a 47L capacity fridge (43.6L smaller) and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is a 90L capacity fridge (0.59999999999999L smaller). More ...

'Fridge Net Capacity' is the total usable (net) capacity of the fridge, measured in litres.

A higher capacity means that more food can be stored in the fridge at a time.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Haier HC32SA42SW has only received a Kagoo Score of 67, however the Avanti SHP1700W scored 84, the Galanz GL35BK scored 68, the Igenix IG3711BL scored 88 and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 scored 86.

More Expensive by $54

The Haier HC32SA42SW is $32 more expensive than the Avanti SHP1700W, $29 more expensive than the Galanz GL35BK and $54 more expensive than the Igenix IG3711BL.

Less Retailers

The Haier HC32SA42SW is only stocked by 1 retailer, whereas the Avanti SHP1700W is stocked by 2 stores, the Galanz GL35BK is stocked by 2 sellers, the Igenix IG3711BL is stocked by 2 sellers and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is stocked by 7 sellers. More ...

Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this fridge remaining in stock.
Older by Over One Year

The Haier HC32SA42SW is 20 months older than the Galanz GL35BK and 20 months older than the Magic Chef MCAR320B2.

$278 More Expensive to Run Over Five Years

The Haier HC32SA42SW costs $508 to run which is $54 more than the Avanti SHP1700W and $278 more than the Igenix IG3711BL over five years. Show assumptions.

Worse Brand

Haier fridges have an average rating of only 55.2%, whereas Avanti has an average rating of 80.3%, Galanz has an average rating of 62.2%, Igenix has an average rating of 75.1% and Magic Chef has an average rating of 70%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the HC32SA42SW in the US is $157.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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