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Should You Buy a Whirlpool Fridge?

Matthew
Updated 15 February 2020
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should you buy a Whirlpool Fridge?

Whirlpool is well known for its washing machines, dishwashers, microwaves and washer dryers. The company behind Whirlpool also manufacturers Indesit, Bauknecht, Hotpoint-Ariston and Hotpoint Fridges.

If you are thinking about buying a Whirlpool fridge then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of fridge brands is compiled by analysing over 11,000 user and expert reviews and 5 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,600 fridges.

Whirlpool are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular fridges. Their fridges start at $728 for the SW8AM2 which has a height of 1,875mm, a fridge net capacity of 363L and is a freestanding fridge and go up to $771 for the Arg18083 which has a height of 1,771mm, a fridge net capacity of 318L and is a built-in fridge. The average price of a new Whirlpool fridge is $758.

Whirlpool are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular fridges.

Is Whirlpool the Best Fridge Brand?

So are Whirlpool fridges any good? We give every fridge a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all fridges we are able to impartially rank all the fridge brands.

Whirlpool is ranked the No. 6 best fridge brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Whirlpool is the 6th best fridge brand out there.

#1
AEG
Germany
95%
95%
267 reviews
#2
Italy
89%
89%
186 reviews
#3
Germany
82%
82%
233 reviews
#4
Avanti
79%
79%
29 reviews
#5
Igenix
75%
75%
78 reviews
#6
United States
74%
74%
2 reviews
#7
Magic Chef
70%
70%
12 reviews
#8
Germany
67%
67%
835 reviews
#9
Slovenia
65%
65%
42 reviews
#10
Fridgemaster
64%
64%
1,649 reviews
#11
CDA
United Kingdom
64%
64%
11 reviews
#12
Galanz
62%
62%
0 reviews
#13
Haier
China
55%
55%
0 reviews
#14
Germany
54%
54%
0 reviews
#15
Monogram
51%
51%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Whirlpool fridges compare to the other fridge brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All fridge Brands
Whirlpool Fridges

At an average purchase price of $758, Whirlpool fridges tend to be more expensive than most other fridge brands. Whirlpool also have better reviews than the typical fridge brand, with the average rating of a Whirlpool fridge being 89%.

The average review score for a Whirlpool fridge is 89%.

Whirlpool have a number of great features including 6th Sense Technology which sets them apart from the competition. When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Whirlpool fridge is $34 (based on a person typically using a fridge for 24 hours per day), which makes them more efficient than most other fridge brands.

There's a smaller selection of Whirlpool fridges available compared to other fridge brands, with only 2 Whirlpool fridges currently on the market in the US.

No. Of Fridges
Average Price
$573
$0 $100 $200 $300 $400 $500 $600 $700 $800 $900 $7,199
Price Distribution of All Fridges
No. Of Fridges
Average Price
$758
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $3,249
Price Distribution of Whirlpool Fridges

What Do the Whirlpool Fridge Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Whirlpool fridge to work out the average distribution of reviews for Whirlpool and then compared this to the other fridge brands.

5 stars
2
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Whirlpool has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its fridges than most other brands.

Over 100% of user reviews for Whirlpool fridges are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 92% across all fridge brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Whirlpool Fridges Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Whirlpool fridges. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular fridge brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Number of Awards Bosch Samsung Hotpoint Neff
Which? logo
2
1
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
2
1
1
1

Features to Look Out For On Whirlpool Fridges

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Whirlpool fridges that set them apart from the competition. These include 6th Sense Technology.

Whirlpool 6th Sense Technology

Whirlpool fridges that feature 6th Sense Technology include the Whirlpool SW8AM2 ($698) and the Whirlpool ARG18083A ($739).

What is the Best High End Whirlpool Fridge?

Whirlpool ARG18083A

$739.39
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Whirlpool ARG18083A
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Whirlpool ARG18083A
318L
CAPACITY
34dB
NOISE LEVEL
6
SHELVES /
BASKETS
BUILT-
IN
$225
OVER 10 YEARS
A+

If you're looking for a high end Whirlpool fridge then the Whirlpool ARG18083A takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 77, but is a bit more expensive at $739.39.

Features We Love:
6th Sense Technology
Big fridge capacity (318L - 17 bags of shopping)
Quieter than average noise level (34dB)
Six shelves / baskets
Temperature alarm

A classic and very economical to run 318L capacity refrigerator, with a very good spec.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Value for Money
Good
87
Running Costs
$220 Over 10 Years
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Multiple reviews mentioned that Whirlpool ARG18083A has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the ARG18083A in the US is $739.39 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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