The Best Slim American Fridge Freezers – Perfect For Small Kitchens

Are you dreaming of having that lovely American-style fridge freezer in your kitchen but don’t quite have the room for it? Did you know you can get a slim American fridge freezer?

American fridge freezers are something a lot of my clients ask for. However, many are surprised to learn that there are slimline or narrow American fridge freezer models available. Often these narrow/slimline versions are the perfect solution for smaller kitchens.

Standard American fridge freezers are usually 90cm wide. Whereas their slim/narrow counterparts range from 70-85cm in width.

In this post, I’ve collected some of my favourite slim American fridge freezers that are big on storage but don’t take up the whole kitchen.

Let’s get into it!

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In a hurry? Check out my top picks below:

BEST OVERALL

BEST BUDGET

BEST FEATURES

Haier HB16WMAA

Fridgemaster MQ79394FFS

LG InstaView GMX844MCKV

Dimensions: (H)190.0 x (W)70.0 x (D)67.5
Capacity: 444 litres
Noise: 38dB
Frost Free: Yes
Energy Rating: F (Old A+)
Key Features: Total No Frost / Non-Plumbed Water Dispenser / MyZone Fridge or Freezer Storage

Dimensions: (H)181.7 x (W)79.4 x (D)64.3
Capacity: 394 litres
Noise: 42dB
Frost Free: Yes
Energy Rating: F (Old A+)
Key Features: Humidity Control / Super Fast Freezing / Total No Frost

Dimensions: (H)178.7 x (W)83.6 x (D)73.5
Capacity: 423 litres
Noise: 40dB
Frost Free: Yes
Energy Rating: F (Old A+)
Key Features: Door-in-Door / InstaView / Water&Ice Dispenser

The Best Slim American Fridge Freezers

Here’s my pick of the best slim American Fridge Freezers. These are appliances I’ve seen and sold over the years or had great feedback about from my clients. There’s a range of prices, features and looks. So there’s something here for everyone!

Top tip: Always double-check the width, height and depth of the fridge freezer to make sure it fits neatly into your kitchen. Especially if you have it positioned in between tall cabinets or end panels with a bridging cupboard above.

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Haier HB16WMAA Slim American Fridge Freezer

Haier HB16WMAA Slim American Fridge Freezer
BEST OVERALL

Dimensions: (H)190.0 x (W)70.0 x (D)67.5
Capacity: 444 litres
Noise: 38dB
Frost Free: Yes
Energy Rating: F (Old A+)
Key Features: Total No Frost / Non-Plumbed Water Dispenser / MyZone Fridge or Freezer Storage

If you’re looking for a really slim American style fridge freezer then this Haier model is a perfect choice. Measuring a very narrow 70cm in width, it’s perfect for those tight on space.

It may be very slim in size but there’s nothing small about its features and benefits. You get a surprisingly large amount of storage capacity for such a slim appliance, a total no-frost freezer as well as a built-in non-plumbed water dispenser.

The handy pull-out freezer drawers offer loads of space and easy access to anything you have tucked away at the back of the freezer. So no more rummaging around to try and find that forgotten bag of frozen peas. There’s also a special My Zone compartment in the fridge where you can alter the temperature to suit the ingredients inside. Perfect for meats, fish and dairy products.

Super slim size, fantastic features, whisper-quiet and all at a great price point! That’s why the Haier gets my ‘best overall’ pick!

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Fridgemaster MQ79394FFS Slim American Fridge Freezer

Fridgemaster MQ79394FFS Slim American Fridge Freezer
BEST BUDGET

Dimensions: (H)181.7 x (W)79.4 x (D)64.3
Capacity: 394 litres
Noise: 42dB
Frost Free: Yes
Energy Rating: F (Old A+)
Key Features: Humidity Control / Super Fast Freezing / Total No Frost

If you’re looking for a great slim American fridge freezer on a budget then this Fridgemaster model is the ideal choice.

Just because you’re saving some money doesn’t mean you have to compromise on the most important features. This model comes with total no-frost technology, so you can say goodbye to manually defrosting or chipping away at ice build-up in your freezer. It also comes with humidity controls on your fridge veg drawers. Selecting the right setting for the type of food you have stored means your food can stay fresher for longer.

It may not have a water dispenser or WiFi connectivity but it gives you everything you need at a price you can’t beat. That’s why it gets my ‘best budget’ pick!

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Fisher & Paykel Designer RF523GDUX1 Narrow American Fridge Freezer

Fisher & Paykel Designer RF523GDUX1 Narrow American Fridge Freezer
BEST PREMIUM

Dimensions: (H)179.0 x (W)79.0 x (D)69.0
Capacity: 475 litres
Noise: 40dB
Frost Free: Yes
Energy Rating: F (Old A+)
Key Features: Water&Ice Dispenser / Active Smart Foodcare Technology / Quiet, Efficient Motor

I’m a big fan of Fisher & Paykel products, especially their fridge freezers, and this slim American style fridge freezer is no exception.

It comes with a huge 475-litre capacity, extra impressive considering its narrow width and built-in slim water dispenser. Its ActiveSmart technology monitors how often you open the fridge door and will automatically lower the temperature inside to quickly get back to the correct temperature to keep food fresh for longer. It has lots of adjustable shelves to find your perfect fridge setup, as well as humidity controls on the fridge veg drawers, so everything stays nice and fresh.

The fully extendable freezer drawers let you store large items without any hassle and gives you easy access to everything inside. There’s also an ice maker in a dedicated freezer bin which you can turn off if you want the extra freezer storage space, or if it’s party night, you can turn it up to increase ice production by 30%.

A beautifully designed, well made and feature-packed slim American fridge freezer. That’s why the Fisher & Paykel gets my ‘best premium’ pick!

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Hisense FMN431W20C Slim American Fridge Freezer

Hisense FMN431W20C Slim American Fridge Freezer
BEST MID RANGE

Dimensions: (H)181.2 x (W)79.4 x (D)70.0
Capacity: 431 litres
Noise: 43dB
Frost Free: Yes
Energy Rating: F (Old A+)
Key Features: No Plumb Water Dispenser / Total No Frost

Looking for a great all-around slim American fridge freezer that doesn’t bust your budget? This Hisense model could be the answer.

You get a fantastic amount of storage space, total no-frost technology and a built-in non-plumber water dispenser all at a very competitive price point. The twin cooling system means the inside gets down to the desired temperatures quickly and efficiently. Along with the humidity controls on the salad drawers, this means food stays fresher for longer.

A nice large capacity with all the features you need at a good price. That’s why this Hisense model gets my ‘best mid-range’ pick!

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LG InstaView GMX844MCKV Narrow American Fridge Freezer

LG InstaView™ Door-in-Door™ GMX844MCKV
BEST FEATURES

Dimensions: (H)178.7 x (W)83.6 x (D)73.5
Capacity: 423 litres
Noise: 40dB
Frost Free: Yes
Energy Rating: F (Old A+)
Key Features: Door-in-Door / InstaView / Water&Ice Dispenser

If you love your techy-gadgets and want to add some wow factor to your kitchen then this LG model is the one for you. It’s hard to know where to start with this one, there’s just so many features!

The big wow factor comes from its Door-in-Door and InstaView technology. Knock the glass door twice and it will turn transparent so you can see inside to a special separate front section of the fridge. You can open this door independently to the main fridge cavity and access day to day items quickly which helps reduce cold air loss. Close the door back up and the glass turns black to hide its contents and blend in with the rest of the appliance.

It also comes with WiFi connectivity, adjustable and retractable shelving as well as a dedicated air purification fan filter system that recirculates air for a pleasant fridge aroma. A slim designed water and ice dispenser mean less room is taken up on the inside for storage while still providing handy chilled water and ice on tap.

The LG has everything you could need and more from a slim American fridge freezer. A fun talking point and a gadget lovers dream. That’s why it gets my ‘best features’ pick!

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Samsung RF5000 RF50A5202S9 American Fridge Freezer

Samsung RF5000 RF50A5202S9
BEST DESIGN

Dimensions: (H)177.6 x (W)81.7 x (D)71.5
Capacity: 422 litres
Noise: 42dB
Frost Free: Yes
Energy Rating: F (Old A+)
Key Features: Total No Frost / Quiet, Efficient Motor

Samsung is another brand I often recommend for fridge freezers and this slim American style fridge freezer is no exception.

I love its sleek, streamlined look. Plus it comes with a fingerprint-resistant finish. Perfect for busy families with little ones and their sticky fingers. You won’t be forever wiping the fridge down to keep it looking clean.

Total no-frost technology, bright LED lighting and a non-plumbed water dispenser are just some of the features to name. It also comes with PowerCool and PowerFreeze functions. At the touch of a button, PowerCool blows intensely cold air into the fridge to quickly cool your groceries or favourite drinks. PowerFreeze delivers a fast blast of cold air into the freezer. Ideal for freezing or firming up frozen food and making ice.

A lovely sleek look, nice deep freezer drawers, some great features and a good size capacity all make this Samsung my ‘best design’ pick!

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Final Thoughts…

There you have it! The best slim American fridge freezers, ideal for small kitchens that need big refrigeration solutions.

The Haier HB16WMAA is my best overall pick because it perfectly blends great design and handy features at a reasonable price.

If you’re on a budget then the Fridgemaster MQ79394FFS is a fantastic choice. It has the features you need all at a really great low price point.

If you’re looking for the most feature-packed option then I absolutely love the LG InstaView GMX844MCKV. It’s super sleek, full of fun tech and guaranteed to give your kitchen that wow factor!

Whatever your needs and budget there’s the perfect slim American fridge freezers on this list!

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Michael from Kitchinsider.com

Michael is a kitchen designer from the UK. He's been designing and project managing new kitchen installations for around 10 years. Before that, he was an electrician and part of a team that fitted kitchens. He created Kitchinsider in early 2019 to help give people advice when it comes to getting a new kitchen.