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5 Best Fridges Under $500 in the US - August 2019

Updated 11 July 2019 by Matthew
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5 best fridges under $500

Which Are the Best Fridges Under $500?

Don't have time to read our analysis of the best fridges under $500? No problem, let's cut to the chase, the best fridges under $500 are:


What Fridge Under $500 to Buy in July 2019?

Below we provide a detailed run through of the top 5 fridges under $500 currently for sale in the United States:

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Magic Chef MCAR320B2 Avanti SHP1700W Beko LX5053W LEC L5511W Amica FM104-4
Magic Chef MCAR320B2 Avanti SHP1700W Beko LX5053W LEC L5511W Amica FM104-4
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90L
CAPACITY
1
FRUIT / VEG
DRAWER
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
198L
CAPACITY
1
SHELF /
BASKET
$454
OVER 10 YEARS
130L
CAPACITY
42dB
NOISE LEVEL
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
133L
CAPACITY
40dB
NOISE LEVEL
1
FRUIT / VEG
DRAWER
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
79L
CAPACITY
41dB
NOISE LEVEL
$337
OVER 10 YEARS
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
87
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Quite Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Running Costs
$450 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent
95
Reviews
282 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Running Costs
$240 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
95
Reviews
148 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Running Costs
$240 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent
79
Brand Rating
Very Good Brand
80
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Running Costs
$340 Over 10 Years
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good
The top rated fridge under $500, with a good price. A fully featured and classic freestanding fridge, with a good price and low running costs. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's very quiet and difficult to damage or scratch. A very economical to run and classic freestanding fridge, with a reasonable price and a very good spec. Customers report that this fridge it. Our review analysis indicates that this refrigerator is. It's a very economical to run and classic freestanding refrigerator, with a very good spec and a fair price. A fully featured and fairly highly rated freestanding fridge, with low running costs.
4 Reasons For
Three Shelves / Baskets
Better Kagoo Score
More Shops Are Selling it
Newer by One Year
5 Reasons For
Bigger Fridge Capacity
Better Kagoo Score
$61 Cheaper
Overall Reviews Are a Lot Better
Has a Better Acceptable Noise Level
7 Reasons For
Three Door Balconies
Two More Shelves / Baskets
47% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Overall Reviews Are a Lot Better
Has a Better Design
Has Better Environmental Credentials
Has Better Storage
9 Reasons For
5% Quieter Noise Level
Fresh Zone Compartment
88.86L Bigger Fridge Capacity
Two More Shelves / Baskets
Overall Reviews Are Appreciably Better
Has a Better Price
Better in Terms of Size
Has a Better Environmentally Responsible Design
Has a Better Large Capacity
2 Reasons For
User Reviews Are Appreciably Better
Better Brand
4 Reasons Against
Vastly Smaller Fridge Capacity
More Expensive by $67
User Review Rating is Vastly Worse
Worse Brand
7 Reasons Against
Vastly Smaller Fridge Capacity
Two Less Shelves / Baskets
Less Retailers
Over Four Years Older
More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 87%
A Lot Lower User Review Score
Worse Brand
15 Reasons Against
Smaller Fridge Capacity
Louder Noise Level
Marginally Smaller Fridge Capacity
Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm
Does Not Have a Temperature Alarm
Worse Kagoo Score
$61 More Expensive
Less Retailers
Over Four Years Older
A Lot Lower User Review Score
Worse Brand
Has a Worse Price
Worse in Terms of Size
Less OK When it Came to Noise Level
Has a Worse Capacity
14 Reasons Against
33% Smaller Fridge Capacity
Only Two Door Balconies
Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm
Does Not Have a Temperature Alarm
Worse Kagoo Score
$149 More Expensive
Less Retailers
Over Two Years Older
1% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
Appreciably Lower User Review Score
Worse Brand
Less Thoughtfully Designed
Less OK When it Came to Noise Level
Has Worse Storage
6 Reasons Against
61% Smaller Fridge Capacity
3% Louder Noise Level
Worse Kagoo Score
Not Currently Available
One Year Older
39% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years
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Magic Chef MCAR320B2

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90L
CAPACITY
1
FRUIT / VEG
DRAWER
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 has a Kagoo Score of 86. With a price tag of $151.98 this fridge is fair value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Magic Chef MCAR320B2.

Features We Love:
Has a reversible doors
Has an adjustable feet

The top rated fridge 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%.

4 Reasons For for Choosing the Magic Chef MCAR320B2

Three Shelves / Baskets

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is a three shelf / basket fridge, and so do the Beko LX5053W and the LEC L5511W, whereas the Avanti SHP1700W only has one shelf / basket. More ...

We do not know the number of shelves / baskets on the Amica FM104-4. It is possible that it does 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.

Better Kagoo Score

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 has received a Kagoo Score of 86, however the Amica FM104-4 scored only 73, the Beko LX5053W scored 85 and the LEC L5511W scored 85.

More Shops Are Selling it

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

Newer by One Year

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 was released one year after the Amica FM104-4, released five years after the Avanti SHP1700W, released four years after the Beko LX5053W and released three years after the LEC L5511W

4 Reasons Against for Choosing the Magic Chef MCAR320B2

Vastly Smaller Fridge Capacity

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 has a fridge net capacity of 90L, however the Amica FM104-4 is a 79L capacity fridge (11L smaller), the Avanti SHP1700W is a 198L capacity fridge (108L bigger), the Beko LX5053W is a 130L capacity fridge (40L bigger) and the LEC L5511W is a 133L capacity fridge (43L bigger). 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.

More Expensive by $67

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is $67 more expensive than the Avanti SHP1700W and $6 more expensive than the Beko LX5053W.

User Review Rating is Vastly Worse

The Magic Chef MCAR320B2's average user score is only 69%, however the Amica FM104-4's is 100% (based on 1 review), the Avanti SHP1700W's is 87% (based on 29 reviews), the Beko LX5053W's is 87% (based on 282 reviews) and the LEC L5511W's is 87% (based on 148 reviews).

Worse Brand

Magic Chef fridges have an average rating of only 45.5%, whereas Amica has an average rating of 79.9%, Avanti has an average rating of 66.3%, Beko has an average rating of 77.9% and LEC has an average rating of 67.4%.

The cheapest price that we found for the MCAR320B2 in the United States is $151.98 and in total we found 9 prices for it.

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Avanti SHP1700W

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

The Avanti SHP1700W has a Kagoo Score of 86. With a price tag of $85.00 this fridge is fair value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Avanti SHP1700W.

Features We Love:
Has a reversible doors

A fully featured and classic freestanding fridge, with a good price and low running costs. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's very quiet and difficult to damage or scratch.

96
Reviews
29 Reviews
87
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Popularity
Quite Popular
87
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Running Costs
$450 Over 10 Years
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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

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5 Reasons For for Choosing the Avanti SHP1700W

Bigger Fridge Capacity

The Avanti SHP1700W has a fridge net capacity of 198L. That's 119L bigger than the Amica FM104-4 (79L), 68L bigger than the Beko LX5053W (130L), 65L bigger than the LEC L5511W (133L) and 108L bigger than 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.

Better Kagoo Score

The Avanti SHP1700W has received a Kagoo Score of 86, however the Amica FM104-4 scored only 73, the Beko LX5053W scored 85 and the LEC L5511W scored 85.

$61 Cheaper

The Avanti SHP1700W costs $60.72 less than the Beko LX5053W, costs $148.67 less than the LEC L5511W and costs $66.98 less than the Magic Chef MCAR320B2.

Overall Reviews Are a Lot Better

Based on 29 reviews, the average review score of the Avanti SHP1700W is 87%, however the average rating of the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is 69% (based on 7 reviews).

Has a Better Acceptable Noise Level

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Avanti SHP1700W has a better acceptable noise level. Over 10 people thought that it was very quiet.

7 Reasons Against for Choosing the Avanti SHP1700W

Vastly Smaller Fridge Capacity

The Avanti SHP1700W has a fridge gross capacity of 48.14L, however the Beko LX5053W is a 135L gross capacity fridge (86.86L bigger) and the LEC L5511W is a 137L gross capacity fridge (88.86L bigger). More ...

The total capacity of the fridge, this is the sum of the capacity for food storage and the capacity of the fridge walls etc.

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

Two Less Shelves / Baskets

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 Amica FM104-4. It is possible that it does 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.

Less Retailers

Only 3 stores sells the Avanti SHP1700W, whereas 9 sellers sell the Magic Chef MCAR320B2. More ...

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

The Avanti SHP1700W is older than the Amica FM104-4 by four years, older than the Beko LX5053W by seven months, older than the LEC L5511W by two years and older than the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 by five years.

More Expensive to Run Over Five Years by 87%

The running costs over five years of the Avanti SHP1700W are $454 which is $117 more than the Amica FM104-4, $211 more than the Beko LX5053W and $209 more than the LEC L5511W. Show assumptions.

A Lot Lower User Review Score

The Avanti SHP1700W's average user rating is 87%, however the Amica FM104-4's is 100% (based on 1 review).

Worse Brand

Avanti fridges have an average rating of only 66.3%, whereas Amica has an average rating of 79.9%, Beko has an average rating of 77.9% and LEC has an average rating of 67.4%.

The cheapest price that we found for the SHP1700W in the United States is $85.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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Beko LX5053W

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130L
CAPACITY
42dB
NOISE LEVEL
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$242
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

The Beko LX5053W has a Kagoo Score of 85. With a price tag of $145.72 this fridge is fair value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Beko LX5053W or read our article on whether you should buy a Beko fridge.

Features We Love:
Has a reversible doors
Has a thermostat
Has an anti-bacterial function
Has a defrost function

A very economical to run and classic freestanding fridge, with a reasonable price and a very good spec. Customers report that this fridge it.

95
Reviews
282 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Value for Money
Very Good
89
Running Costs
$240 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Beko LX5053W has great user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 282 reviews.

7 Reasons For for Choosing the Beko LX5053W

Three Door Balconies

The number of door balconies on the Beko LX5053W is three, but the LEC L5511W only has two door balconies. More ...

We do not know the number of door balconies on the Amica FM104-4, the Avanti SHP1700W or the Magic Chef MCAR320B2. It is possible that they do not have any door balconies.

Door balconies are special areas in the door of the fridge, useful for holding condiments, sauces, beers, etc.

More door balconies means more efficient use of space in your fridge.

Two More Shelves / Baskets

The Beko LX5053W is a three shelf / basket fridge (as do the LEC L5511W and 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 Amica FM104-4. It is possible that it does 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.

47% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years

The Beko LX5053W only costs $242 to run over five years but the Amica FM104-4 costs $337 to run (39% more), the Avanti SHP1700W costs $454 to run (87% more) and the LEC L5511W costs $245 to run (1% more). More ...

Overall Reviews Are a Lot Better

Based on 282 reviews, the average review score of the Beko LX5053W is 87%, however the average rating of the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is 69% (based on 7 reviews).

Has a Better Design

Our analysis of the Beko LX5053W reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Beko LX5053W has a better design. Over 300 people thought that the Beko LX5053 was very well designed and over 10 people thought that it was also very good-looking. Looking through the reviews we also noticed that four people thought that it was really neat.

Has Better Environmental Credentials

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Beko LX5053W has better environmental credentials. More than 300 people thought that the Beko LX5053 was brilliant in terms of power usage.

Has Better Storage

On average reviewers thought the Beko LX5053W has better storage. More than 60 people thought that the Beko LX5053 had excellent shelves and over 10 people thought that it also had excellent storage. Analysis of the reviews also revealed that several people thought that it was outstanding for storing bottles, for storing milk and had brilliant drawers.

15 Reasons Against for Choosing the Beko LX5053W

Smaller Fridge Capacity

The Beko LX5053W has a fridge net capacity of 130L. That's 51L bigger than the Amica FM104-4 (79L), 68L smaller than the Avanti SHP1700W (198L), 3L smaller than the LEC L5511W (133L) and 40L bigger than 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.

Louder Noise Level

The Beko LX5053W is a 42dB noise level fridge. That's 1dB louder than the Amica FM104-4 (41dB) and 2dB louder than the LEC L5511W (40dB). More ...

The noise level of the fridge, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter fridge, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

Marginally Smaller Fridge Capacity

The Beko LX5053W has a fridge gross capacity of 135L, however the Avanti SHP1700W is a 48.14L gross capacity fridge (86.86L smaller) and the LEC L5511W is a 137L gross capacity fridge (2L bigger). More ...

The total capacity of the fridge, this is the sum of the capacity for food storage and the capacity of the fridge walls etc.

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

Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm

The Beko LX5053W does not have a door open alarm (As does the the LEC L5511W), whereas the Amica FM104-4, the Avanti SHP1700W and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 do. More ...

'Door Open Alarm' denotes whether the fridge has an alarm triggered by the door being left open.

Alarms help warn you when something goes wrong with your fridge, and can help prevent problems or accidents.

Does Not Have a Temperature Alarm

The Beko LX5053W does not have a temperature alarm (As does the the LEC L5511W), whereas the Amica FM104-4, the Avanti SHP1700W and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 have this feature. More ...

'Temperature Alarm' denotes whether the fridge has an alarm triggered by the inside compartments losing temperature.

Alarms help warn you when something goes wrong with your fridge, and can help prevent problems or accidents.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Beko LX5053W has received a Kagoo Score of 85, however the Avanti SHP1700W scored 86 and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 scored 86.

$61 More Expensive

The Beko LX5053W is more expensive than the Avanti SHP1700W by $61.

Less Retailers

Only 1 retailer sell the Beko LX5053W, whereas 3 shops sell the Avanti SHP1700W and 9 shops sell the Magic Chef MCAR320B2. More ...

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

The Beko LX5053W is older than the Amica FM104-4 by three years, older than the LEC L5511W by 20 months and older than the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 by four years.

A Lot Lower User Review Score

The Beko LX5053W's average user rating is 87%, however the Amica FM104-4's is 100% (based on 1 review).

Worse Brand

Beko fridges have an average rating of only 77.9%, whereas Amica has an average rating of 79.9%.

Has a Worse Price

On average reviewers thought the Beko LX5053W has a worse price.

Worse in Terms of Size

Our analysis of the Beko LX5053W reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the Beko LX5053W was worse in terms of size.

Less OK When it Came to Noise Level

On average reviewers thought the Beko LX5053W was less OK when it came to noise level.

Has a Worse Capacity

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the Beko LX5053W has a worse capacity.

The cheapest price that we found for the LX5053W in the United States is $145.72 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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LEC L5511W

$233.67
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LEC L5511W

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133L
CAPACITY
40dB
NOISE LEVEL
1
FRUIT / VEG
DRAWER
3
SHELVES /
BASKETS
$245
OVER 10 YEARS
A

The LEC L5511W has a Kagoo Score of 85. However with a price tag of $233.67 this fridge is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the LEC L5511W.

Features We Love:
Has a fresh zone compartment
Has a reversible doors
Has an adjustable feet
Has a thermostat
Climate class rating of sn

Our review analysis indicates that this refrigerator is. It's a very economical to run and classic freestanding refrigerator, with a very good spec and a fair price.

95
Reviews
148 Reviews
86
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Value for Money
Very Good
88
Running Costs
$240 Over 10 Years
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that LEC L5511W has great user reviews with an average user rating of 87%, based on 148 reviews.

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9 Reasons For for Choosing the LEC L5511W

5% Quieter Noise Level

The LEC L5511W is a 40dB noise level fridge. That's 1dB quieter than the Amica FM104-4 (41dB) and 2dB quieter than the Beko LX5053W (42dB). More ...

The noise level of the fridge, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter fridge, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

Fresh Zone Compartment

The LEC L5511W has a fresh zone compartment, whereas the Amica FM104-4, the Avanti SHP1700W, the Beko LX5053W and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 do not. 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.

88.86L Bigger Fridge Capacity

The LEC L5511W has a fridge gross capacity of 137L, however the Avanti SHP1700W is only a 48.14L gross capacity fridge (88.86L smaller) and the Beko LX5053W is only a 135L gross capacity fridge (2L smaller). More ...

The total capacity of the fridge, this is the sum of the capacity for food storage and the capacity of the fridge walls etc.

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

Two More Shelves / Baskets

The LEC L5511W is a three shelf / basket fridge (as do the Beko LX5053W and 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 Amica FM104-4. It is possible that it does 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.

Overall Reviews Are Appreciably Better

Based on 148 reviews, the average review score of the LEC L5511W is 87%, however the average rating of the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is 69% (based on 7 reviews).

Has a Better Price

On average reviewers thought the LEC L5511W has a better price. Two people thought that it wasn't expensive.

Better in Terms of Size

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the LEC L5511W was better in terms of size. Over 10 people thought that it was a superb size and two people thought that it was also a big size.

Has a Better Environmentally Responsible Design

The LEC L5511W reviewers thought the LEC L5511W has a better environmentally responsible design. More than 100 people thought that it was brilliant in terms of power usage.

Has a Better Large Capacity

On average reviewers thought the LEC L5511W has a better large capacity. More than 10 people thought that it had a very big capacity and two people thought that it also had lots of room.

14 Reasons Against for Choosing the LEC L5511W

33% Smaller Fridge Capacity

The LEC L5511W has a fridge net capacity of 133L. That's 54L bigger than the Amica FM104-4 (79L), 65L smaller than the Avanti SHP1700W (198L), 3L bigger than the Beko LX5053W (130L) and 43L bigger than 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.

Only Two Door Balconies

The number of door balconies on the LEC L5511W is two, but the Beko LX5053W only has three door balconies. More ...

We do not know the number of door balconies on the Amica FM104-4, the Avanti SHP1700W or the Magic Chef MCAR320B2. It is possible that they do not have any door balconies.

Door balconies are special areas in the door of the fridge, useful for holding condiments, sauces, beers, etc.

More door balconies means more efficient use of space in your fridge.

Does Not Have a Door Open Alarm

The LEC L5511W does not have a door open alarm (As does the the Beko LX5053W), whereas the Amica FM104-4, the Avanti SHP1700W and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 do. More ...

'Door Open Alarm' denotes whether the fridge has an alarm triggered by the door being left open.

Alarms help warn you when something goes wrong with your fridge, and can help prevent problems or accidents.

Does Not Have a Temperature Alarm

The LEC L5511W does not have a temperature alarm (As does the the Beko LX5053W), whereas the Amica FM104-4, the Avanti SHP1700W and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 have this feature. More ...

'Temperature Alarm' denotes whether the fridge has an alarm triggered by the inside compartments losing temperature.

Alarms help warn you when something goes wrong with your fridge, and can help prevent problems or accidents.

Worse Kagoo Score

The LEC L5511W has received a Kagoo Score of 85, however the Avanti SHP1700W scored 86 and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 scored 86.

$149 More Expensive

The LEC L5511W is more expensive than the Avanti SHP1700W by $149, more expensive than the Beko LX5053W by $88 and more expensive than the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 by $82.

Less Retailers

Only 1 shop sell the LEC L5511W, whereas 3 shops sell the Avanti SHP1700W and 9 shops sell the Magic Chef MCAR320B2. More ...

Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this fridge and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Over Two Years Older

The LEC L5511W is older than the Amica FM104-4 by 19 months and older than the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 by three years.

1% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years

The running costs over five years of the LEC L5511W are $245 which is $2 more than the Beko LX5053W. Show assumptions.

Appreciably Lower User Review Score

The LEC L5511W's average user rating is 87%, however the Amica FM104-4's is 100% (based on 1 review).

Worse Brand

LEC fridges have an average rating of only 67.4%, whereas Amica has an average rating of 79.9% and Beko has an average rating of 77.9%.

Less Thoughtfully Designed

Comparing the product reviews on average people thought the LEC L5511W was less thoughtfully designed.

Less OK When it Came to Noise Level

The LEC L5511W reviewers thought the LEC L5511W was less OK when it came to noise level.

Has Worse Storage

Our analysis of the LEC L5511W reviews indicates that more reviewers thought the LEC L5511W has worse storage.

The cheapest price that we found for the L5511W in the United States is $233.67 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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Amica FM104-4

Amica FM104-4

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Amica FM104-4
79L
CAPACITY
41dB
NOISE LEVEL
$337
OVER 10 YEARS
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The Amica FM104-4 has a Kagoo Score of 73. With a price tag of $0.00 this fridge is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Amica FM104-4 or read our article on whether you should buy a Amica fridge.

Features We Love:
Has a reversible doors
Has an anti-bacterial function

A fully featured and fairly highly rated freestanding fridge, with low running costs.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Running Costs
$340 Over 10 Years
73
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Amica FM104-4 has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

2 Reasons For for Choosing the Amica FM104-4

User Reviews Are Appreciably Better

Based on 1 user review, the average review score of the Amica FM104-4 is 100%, however the average rating of the Avanti SHP1700W is 87% (based on 29 reviews), the average rating of the Beko LX5053W is 87% (based on 282 reviews), the average rating of the LEC L5511W is 87% (based on 148 reviews) and the average rating of the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 is 69% (based on 7 reviews).

Better Brand

Amica fridges have an average rating of 79.9%, whereas Avanti only has an average rating of 66.3%, Beko only has an average rating of 77.9%, LEC only has an average rating of 67.4% and Magic Chef only has an average rating of 45.5%.

6 Reasons Against for Choosing the Amica FM104-4

61% Smaller Fridge Capacity

The Amica FM104-4 has a fridge net capacity of 79L. That's 119L smaller than the Avanti SHP1700W (198L), 51L smaller than the Beko LX5053W (130L), 54L smaller than the LEC L5511W (133L) and 11L smaller than 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.

3% Louder Noise Level

The Amica FM104-4 is a 41dB noise level fridge. That's 1dB quieter than the Beko LX5053W (42dB) and 1dB louder than the LEC L5511W (40dB). More ...

The noise level of the fridge, measured in decibels (dB).

Fewer dB means a quieter fridge, which means it is less likely to be distracting or annoying as it hums along in the background.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Amica FM104-4 has only received a Kagoo Score of 73, however the Avanti SHP1700W scored 86, the Beko LX5053W scored 85, the LEC L5511W scored 85 and the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 scored 86.

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One Year Older

The Amica FM104-4 is older than the Magic Chef MCAR320B2 by one year.

39% Higher Running Costs Over Five Years

The running costs of the Amica FM104-4 are $337 which is $94 more than the Beko LX5053W and $92 more than the LEC L5511W over five years. Show assumptions.

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