KitchenAid Model KSF26C7XYY Standard-Depth Side-by-Side 26 Cu. Ft. Architect Series II Refrigerator Review

The KitchenAid Standard-Depth Side-by-Side 26 Cu. Ft. Architect Series II KSF26C7XYY refrigerator is a medium-large unit with a higher than average capacity in the freezer. The shelving in the refrigerator compartments is adjustable, so you can fit the space to meet your specific requirements. The interior of all compartments is well-lit with theater lighting to make it easier to quickly find what you’re looking for.

The Preserva Food Care system uses sequential evaporators to optimize the climate at all times to keep food as fresh as possible.  This KitchenAid standard depth Architect Series II model KSF26C7XYY refrigerator review provides you an overview of the features and quality you’ll get from this machine.  Use the information here to decide if it’s right for your home.

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Top Features of the KitchenAid Standard-Depth Side-by-Side 26 Cu. Ft. 35 1/2-Inch Width Architect Series II Model KSF26C7XYY Refrigerator

Style: 2-door, side by side with dispenser in left-side freezer door.

Finish:  Monochromatic stainless steel.

Shelving: 4 tempered glass shelves with Spill Shield raised edges. Shelves are full-width.

Bins: 4 total door bins; 2 FreshSeal humidity-controlled crispers; FreshSeal Deli locker. 2 freezer baskets.

Ice/Water: Measured fill with lockout.

Controls: Gemini Flash control with LED display.

Other Features: Controls are Star-K certified for Sabbath mode; ClearVue theater lighting throughout; FreshFlow air filters; Aluminum and stainless steel trim pieces on interior shelving and bins.

Dimensions: 69 5/16”H x 36 1/16”W x 29 13/16” Deep.

KitchenAid Side-by-Side 26 Cu. Ft. Architect Series II Model KSF26C7XYY Refrigerator Price

For a refrigerator with this much capacity, good features and a stainless steel finish, the price is very competitive.  The price will vary somewhat, but you should find it in this range: $2,000-$2,400.

Pros and Cons of the KitchenAid Standard-Depth Side-by-Side 26 Cu. Ft. 35 1/2-Inch Width Architect Series II Model KSF26C7XYY Refrigerator

These pros and cons let you know how this model compares to the industry average.

Pros

Capacity: 26.4 total cubic feet of space; 9.9 cu. ft. in the freezer represents almost 38% of the total which is higher than average. The refrigerator has 16.4 cu. ft. of space.

Energy Efficiency: Energy Star qualified – it is 30% more efficient than minimum standards.

Price: The size and the quality make this refrigerator a good value at this price.  It represents money well-spent.

Cons

Features: KitchenAid focused on getting the basics right in this model – quality adjustable shelving, plenty of interior light and an advanced climate control system.  There is few “bell and whistle” type features – no door alarm or lock, counter-depth design, quick-cool mode, etc.

Appearance: The stainless steel is attractive, but the rest of the styling is fairly plain – though not ugly.

Conclusion

This model offers very good performance and long-term reliability.  It does well in consumer appliance reviews. If you’re looking for a durable, high-quality refrigerator at an affordable price, the KitchenAid standard depth Architect Series II model KSF26C7XYY refrigerator is worth serious consideration.

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