It may have been a while since you have been in the market for a new refrigerator, whilst their purpose hasn't changed, there is new technology to keep your ingredients fresher for longer.
With more style and configuration options on offer, we want to help make the decision process easy by creating this helpful refrigerator buying guide. Read on to find helpful tips for buying a new refrigerator.
When choosing a refrigerator size or capacity, you will firstly need to think about what fits in your cavity space, however equally important to this is the consideration of your lifestyle and household size.
Lifestyle considerations may be things such as whether you need a large freezer space, high energy efficiency a particular configuration such as freezer on top or bottom.
Whether you are living in a family home or with housemates, the amount in your household will affect what is ultimately the best refrigerator capacity for you. If you are on the fence about whether to go bigger or smaller, we advise you to go a little bit larger than you think as you may, at different times of the year, run out of space.
Household size (number of people)
Refrigerator capacity/volume (litres)
1 - 2 people
200 - 380 litres
3 - 4 people
350 - 530 litres
You need to consider how much space you need to safely deliver your refrigerator into its new home, so be sure to measure the clearance before you buy.
Whilst selected refrigerators can have their doors reversed; it is essential to consider what way you need to have your refrigerator door open, which could be limited by cabinetry and walls.
French door refrigerators are the large capacity refrigerator freezer appliance perfect for any home. They come with plenty of storage and style options such as adjustable storage, as well as ice & water dispensers.
You can configure these into three sections - two refrigeration sections and one large freezer or two refrigeration sections and two freezer sections. Some models include a middle drawer which can be converted from refrigerator to freezer.
490 - 702L
Here are some features that Electrolux French door fridges offer:
TasteLockAuto maintains a humid environment to keep fruit and vegetables fresh with flavour for up to 7 days. A membrane automatically releases excess moisture to reduce condensation and stop your produce from spoiling early.
The TwinTech Cooling includes two independent cooling systems that work together to keep your fridge functioning smoothly.
One system keeps your freezer chilled, while the other controls the temperature and humidity levels.
Electrolux French door refrigerators come with TasteSealFlex convertible compartment which is easily adaptable to the temperature you need. You can now store everything from fresh vegetables to tender meat and fish, or cold drinks and ice cream.
Also, you can always find the right space to store your food by selecting one of the five temperature settings from -23°C to 7°C. Your meat and fish are kept fresh and tender for up to 7 days by storing at -2°C.
TasteGuard deodorizer uses a carbon filter to keep your fridge fresh and hygienic. It also effectively removes odours that can change the taste and smell of your food.
You want your kitchen to survive the ever-changing trends by choosing timeless design elements and classic materials that will look good today and in a decade. You can incorporate dark stainless steel appliances into your plans, taking your kitchen in a fresh new direction.
Whether there are little fingerprints in your household or just adult ones, we know fingerprints on your refrigerator are a problem in every family. We have made selected refrigerators with fingerprint-resistant stainless steel, maintaining a picture-perfect look for your refrigerator at all times.
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Providing easy access to your refrigerator & freezer, you will have the right balance between the two spaces without taking up a large footprint. Coming with features found in larger and smaller capacity refrigerators, you can easily organise your space.
528 - 690L
Here are some features that Electrolux side by side fridges offer:
Whether you have unexpected guests or are simply in a rush, you can use the Quick Chill function to cool things down quickly. For 20 minutes the refrigerator will bring its temperature down to cool down its contents, once the 20 minutes have elapsed the timer alarm will notify you.
Electrolux side by side refrigerators come with TasteLock crisper that allows you to keep your fruit and vegetables fresh and tasty for longer.
Our TasteGuard uses a carbon filter to keep the compartment free from dangerous bacteria and unwanted odours, helping to preserve the quality of your food.
Electrolux side by side refrigerators also comes with the following features, besides the ones that are mentioned above:
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A bottom freezer refrigerator is perfect for a small family or apartment living where your space is limited. Coming with quite a few features seen in large capacity refrigerators, this layout is perfect for someone who wants easy access to their refrigerator over their freezer.
335 - 528L
Here are some features that Electrolux bottom freezer fridges offer:
Enjoy tender meat and delicious seafood with fresh ingredients. Our TasteSeal compartment retains a consistent condition of -2°C to keep your meat and fish in prime temperature for up to 7 days without freezing.
Our EvenTemp feature preserves your food fresh for longer by minimising temperature fluctuations. By keeping each shelf cool individually, a consistent temperature condition is well-maintained throughout the entire compartment, keeping delicious taste and texture for longer.
TasteLock allows you to adjust humidity levels in your crisper to keep your fruit and vegetables fresh and tasty for longer.
The spacious freezer allows you to store your favorite foods in bulk, as well as plenty of ice for refreshing cool drinks.
Electrolux bottom freezer refrigerators also comes with the following features, besides the ones that are mentioned above:
Check out our bottom freezer refrigerators:
RM 2,639.00 RM 3,089.00
RM 2,639.00 RM 3,089.00
RM 3,189.00 RM 3,459.00
RM 3,189.00 RM 3,459.00
RM 2,539.00 RM 2,969.00
RM 2,539.00 RM 2,969.00
A top freezer refrigerator is a more traditional layout of single door refrigerator with the freezer placed at the top for eye level access for your frozen ingredients or treats. This style of refrigerator would be suitable for a small family or apartment living where you access your freezer quite regularly.
230 - 536L
Here are some features that Electrolux top freezer fridges offer:
The stainless steel tray is easy and simple to remove and wipe clean. It also ensures a hygienic and fresh condition for your meat and seafood.
Serve yourself with chilled water and crushed or cubed ice through the refrigerator door anytime you need a refreshing drink.
Electrolux top freezer refrigerators also comes with the following features, besides the ones that are mentioned above:
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If you need more space for drinks or need a small refrigeration and freezer option for short stay accommodation a bar refrigerator is worth your consideration. With shelving and full width ice box you are able to store your items the way you want to.
45 - 138L
Here are some features that Electrolux bar fridges offer:
Perfect for when you are limited with space or need refrigerator storage in a home bar.
With LED lighting to show you the contents of your bar refrigerator, you can be sure that you will be able take things in and out with ease.
The CoolZone compartment maintains a proper temperature to store your food and allows you to conveniently reach extra cool goods by keeping them a few degrees above freezing.
This fridge might be compact, but the extra deep door bin is large enough to store big bottles.
We all know the expense that goes into renovating a kitchen and want it to last as long as possible, you can do this by using classic materials and having some elements elating to current trends as you don't want to be renovating every time the trend has made its way out.
When choosing a new refrigerator, it is important especially when you are fitting it into an existing kitchen, what finish would work with your cabinetry.
If you have light colours such as bright whites or cream, you can use dark stainless steel as a contrast, adding a statement in a light kitchen or you could use it to complement a dark or stained wood kitchen.
For the best results, buy your appliances from one brand to make sure everything is seamless.
When looking at refrigerators that come with an ice and water dispenser, you will need to consider the need for it to be plumbed, which could add to the cost of installation where models without are plug and play.
Subject to terms and conditions our stoves come with 12 months warranty in Malaysia, following the date of purchase. Click here to view Terms and Conditions.
We have a Customer Care team available to assist you over the phone seven days a week, and a national network of experienced technicians and selected service agents. Offering a fixed price guarantee with no additional hidden labor costs, giving you peace of mind that your appliance is in good hands. Click here to contact customer care. Click here to book a service online.
A bottom mount refrigerator is simply a refrigerator that has the freezer compartment at the bottom. They come in a variety of sizes (litres), allowing you to select based on your food storage needs.
French door refrigerators are two door refrigerators designed for larger households as they have additional storage space.
According to U.S. Food and Drug Administration, refrigerator temperature is recommended to be at or below 4° Celsius. However, not all refrigerators are equipped with a thermometer, making determining the right temperature confusing. Fortunately, the price of refrigerator thermometer is considerably cheap and can be bought at most kitchen appliance stores.