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IKEA Dåtid ISC23CDEXY01 23 Cu.ft Side-by-Side Stainless Review

It may look and feel great, but the beauty of the IKEA Dåtid ISC23CDEXY01 is only steel deep. Performance as poor as what we saw in this fridge may be acceptable for a low-end budget model, but not for something that retails for $1899. If you want flash with no real substance, then by all means, purchase one today. Otherwise, look elsewhere; there are better products available to buy for that kind of money.

September 27, 2012
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Introduction

Going to the store and purchasing the IKEA Dåtid ISC23CDEXY01 is like going to a party where the prettiest person there agrees to dance with you...only it turns out that the pretty one is going to step all over your feet. Manufactured using a platform similar to that utilized by KitchenAid, IKEA's Dåtid is a counter depth fridge that looks and feels great, but has some of the most uniformly poor performance we've seen. Usually there's at least one test that does really well to make up for a fridge's other failings, but not here. Shoddy temperature consistency, inadequate moisture retention, and lengthy freezing times all add up to make a fridge that is in no way worth the $1899 price tag. For that much money, there are other counter depth fridges out there that will sweep you across the dance...sorry, kitchen floor with the quality and elegance that such a high price tag should represent.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Design
  3. Energy Efficiency
  4. Performance
  5. Storage Space
  6. Usability
  7. Kenmore Elite 41003 Comparison
  8. Fisher & Paykel E522BRX Comparison
  9. Kenmore Elite 41003 Comparison
  10. Conclusion
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