Small Fridge: Best Compact Refrigerator 2016

A small fridge may be the perfect companion for your dormitory, wet bar, apartment, condo, or office cubicle. A small fridge can keep a variety of drinks and snacks cold without taking up nearly the space of a regular refrigerator.

Compact refrigerators are available with built-in freezers and without. Having a built-in freezer in such a small fridge can be problematic. Since there is no real separation between the compartments it can be difficult to adjust the temperature so that the freezer freezes and the refrigerator doesn’t get too cold.Small Fridge Danby Designer 1.7 Cu. Ft. Compact Refrigerator

If you want a small fridge and freezer, you should buy a model that has separate compartments and doors for each. For more information on compact refrigerator/freezers, please read our article Mini Fridge With Freezer: Top 5 Compact Refrigerator-Freezers 2013.

Compact refrigerators or minifridges are very flexible and can be used as dorm refrigerators, apartment refrigerators, beverage refrigerators, bar refrigerators, or office refrigerators.

This article is about a refrigerator-only model that is very popular from a company in North America. Take a look at see if this is the perfect small fridge for you.



Danby Designer DAR017A2BDD Small Fridge, 1.7 Cubic Feet, Black

Small Fridge Danby Designer 1.7 Cu. Ft. Compact Refrigerator Closed ViewDanby started as a small family appliance manufacturer in Canada in the late 1940’s and has since grown to be one of the largest manufacturers of refrigeration equipment in North America. The Danby Designer 1.7 cu. ft. DAR017A2BDD Compact All Refrigerator is a great example of Danby’s commitment to exceeding customer expectations. Here are some of the notable features of the Danby Designer Compact 1.7 cu. ft. refrigerator.

Features

  • Stylish compact refrigerator design in black will look good wherever you place it in a dorm, wet bar, rec room, apartment, condo, or office cubicle.
  • Good sized 1.7 cu. ft. (49 L) of space is ideal for storing drinks and snacks
  • Handy 3rd-generation CanStor beverage dispenser provides quick access to 12 oz. cans
  • The manual thermostat gives you complete control over the temperature of the unit
 
 
  • Store snacks and other food on its one full width and one half width strong wire shelves which maximize space usage
  • The scratch-resistant work top is perfect for storing accessories or for light kitchen work
  • An automatic-defrost system keep the fridge running longer without icing
  • Store even tall bottles in this spacious mini fridge
  • ENERGY STAR compliance means this unit saves energy over non-compliant competition
  • Danby uses R600A refrigerant to cool the unit which is environmentally friendly
  • A reversible door, integrated handle, and smooth back make it easy to place this unit wherever it’s needed; even on countertops
  • Danby provides a generous 18-month warranty on all parts and labor with this model

Dimensions of this Danby fridge are 17-11/16 x 20-1/16 x 20-1/16 inches (45.0 x 51.0 x 51.0 cm)

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Small Fridge Comparison Chart

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TitleDanby DAR017A2BDD Compact All Refrigerator, 1.7 Cubic Feet, BlackDanby DAR195BL 1.8 cu.ft. All Refrigerator - BlackCulinair Af100s 1.7-Cubic Foot Compact Refrigerator, Silver and BlackMidea White/Black/Stainless Steel Compact Refrigerator Mini Fridge 1.7 CF/ 2.4 CF/ 3.1 CFmidea WHS-65LB1 Compact Single Reversible Door Refrigerator and Freezer, 1.6 Cubic Feet, Black1.7cf Refrigerator Black [HS-65LB] -
Feature1.7 cu.ft. interior capacity
Energy Star compliant
1 full width and one 1/2 width removable wire shelves
Tall bottle storage
Environmentally friendly R600a refrigerant
1.8 cu.ft. (51 litre) capacity all refrigerator
Reversible door hinge for left and right hand opening
Cycle defrost
Gen II CanStor beverage dispenser holds 5 beverage cans
Integrated handle
1.7-cubic foot compact fridge
Thermoelectric technology
Auto-defrost and temperature controller
Flush back design with adjustable feet and a reversible door
Ultra quiet
Mechanical control with adjustable thermostat
Adjustable leg; Reversible door
Energy saving; Low noise
Separate chiller compartment
Full 1-Year / Compressor 2-Year Warranty
Mechanical control with adjustable thermostat
Adjustable leg; Reversible door
Energy saving; Low noise
Separate chiller compartment
Full 1-Year / Compressor 2-Year Warranty
ListPrice$129.00$119.99$99.99$99.99$138.64$288.99
ModelDAR017A2BDDDAR195BLAF100S HS-65LWWHS-65LB1
Warranty18 months parts and laborLimited 5 Years: 18 months parts and labor, plus an additional 42 months parts only coverageNINETY DAYSFull 1-Year / Compressor 2-Year WarrantyFull 1-Year / Compressor 2-Year Warranty
Price$129.00$140.07$91.25$61.90$89.00$100.00
Height20.06 inch19.69 inch9.69 inch19.4 inch19.37 inch
Weight44 pound44 pound22.47 pound41.9 pound35.27 pound
Width17.69 inch17.5 inch16.93 inch18.6 inch18.58 inch
Length20.06 inch19.62 inch19.29 inch17.7 inch17.72 inch
Rating3.9 out of 5 stars4.4 out of 5 stars0 out of 5 stars0 out of 5 stars0 out of 5 stars0 out of 5 stars
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