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29.5 cu. ft. Built-In Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel

  • EXTENDFRESH Temperature Management System helps keep food fresh
  • Produce Preserver helps keep fruits and vegetables fresh
  • Home delivery only, Installation not available
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Product Overview

This versatile 29.5 cu. ft. built-in refrigerator from KitchenAid features the ExtendFresh Plus Temperature Management System, which maintains the perfect temperature for fresh ingredients. The Produce Preserver extends freshness by neutralizing the over-ripening effects of the ethylene emitted by certain fruits and vegetables. Plus, the SatinGlide Crisper drawers effortlessly move in and out with rollers and glides, offering an exceptionally smooth experience.
  • ENERGY STAR qualified to use less energy and help preserve our natural resources
  • Exterior ice and water dispenser provides freshly filtered, great tasting water and ice that can be conveniently found right in the door
  • Automatic ice maker ensures that you have a constant supply of ice for entertaining
  • EveryDrop ice and water filter is certified by the NSF to reduce 24 contaminants and the presence of chlorine, providing fresh, great tasting, filtered water and ice straight from the fridge
  • Intuitive controls make it easy to precisely adjust the temperature of both the refrigerator and freezer
  • ExtendFresh Plus temperature management system ensures ingredients remain fresh for maximum taste and texture using a sensor-controlled system with a variable-capacity compressor. There is one thermistor in the freezer and one thermistor in the refrigerator
  • Adjustable spill-resistant glass shelves are easy to clean and help prevent messes from spilling over into other parts of the refrigerator. The shelf edges are Nano-etched with a finely textured surface that helps contain spills, and lets you use the whole shelf from edge-to-edge
  • SatinGlide system adds a smooth experience to the crisper drawers. The ball bearing rollers and glides allow effortless in-and-out movement even when fully loaded
  • Adjustable door bins allow you to easily keep condiments and other items organized for food prep and serving
  • 19.22 cu. ft. fresh food compartment and 10.30 cu. ft. freezer compartment provide spacious storage options
  • Adjustable freezer door bins, adjustable wire freezer compartment shelves and 2 pull-out baskets help keep your frozen goods organized
  • The Produce Preserver absorbs ethylene gas emitted by many fruits and vegetables, causing them to over ripen. By removing ethylene, the Produce Preserver helps extend freshness
  • Combines a bold blend of professionally-inspired styling with sleek touches for the home. This beautiful side-by-side refrigeration unit features Satin Textured Handles and the KitchenAid Badge, a symbol of uncompromised quality
  • LED lighting illuminates the inside of the refrigerator and freezer for better visibility
  • Side by Side Refrigerator has 1 fresh food door and 1 freezer door
  • FIT System Limited Guarantee ensures KitchenAid Brand Built-in Refrigerators will replace your existing cabinet cut-out of a standard comparable built-in refrigerator model that is 36 in., 42 in. or 48 in. wide or KitchenAid will provide up to $300 for a professional to adjust your cabinets (Visit kitchenaid.com/refrigeration-fit-system-limited-guarantee for complete details
  • Product available for home delivery only; Installation is not offered at time of delivery; check with your local The Home Depot store for installation options
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Info & Guides

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Depth (Excluding Handles)
Depth (Including Handles)
Depth (Less Door)
Depth With Door Open 90 Degrees (In)
Height to Top of Door Hinge (in.)
Height to Top of Refrigerator (in.)
Product Depth (in.)
Product Height (in.)
Product Width (in.)
Refrigerator Width (In.)


Appliance Category
Appliance Type
Side-by-Side Refrigerator
Built-In and Standard Type
Color - Appliance Cabinet
Color - Door Handle(s)
Stainless Steel
Stainless Steel
Color/Finish Family
Stainless Steel
Defrost Type
Auto / Cycle
Door Finish
Energy Consumption (kWh/year)
Energy Efficiency Tier Rating
Tier I
Freezer Capacity (cu. ft.)
Freezer Door Type
Swing Door
Freezer Features
Adjustable Leveling Legs,Ice Maker,In-door Storage,LED Light Type,Sliding-Bulk Storage Baskets
Freezer Type
Side Door Freezer
General Features
Door Alarm,Hidden Hinge,LED Light Type,Wheels
Ice Maker Features
Control Lockout,Filtered Ice,Ice Maker,In-Door Ice Maker,Removable Basket
Ice Maker Type
Single Ice Maker
Ice/Water Dispenser
Installation Depth
Counter Depth
Number of Doors
2 Door
Number of Freezer Baskets/Bins
5 Baskets/Bins
Number of Freezer Shelves
5 Shelves
Number of Refrigerator Shelves
3 Shelves
Operational Features
Sabbath Mode
Product Weight (lb.)
633 lb
Refrigeration Dispenser Features
Cubed Ice,Dispenser Control Lock-Out,Dispenser Location-In Door,Filtration System,Water Dispenser,Water Filtration
Refrigerator Capacity (cu. ft.)
Shelf Material - Freezer
Shelf Material - Refrigerator
Storage Features
Adjustable Door Storage,Gallon Door Storage,Spill Proof Shelves
Temperature Control Type
Internal Electric
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)
Water Filter Replacement Model#

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
No Certifications or Listings
Manufacturer Warranty
2-Year Limited Warranty (parts & labor); 12-Year Limited Warranty on Sealed Refrigeration System (years 1-6, parts and labor; years 7-12, parts only)

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Name30 cu. ft. Built-In Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel29.5 cu. ft. Built-In Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel29.5 cu. ft. Built-In Side by Side Refrigerator in Stainless Steel
Refrigerator Width (In.)48.2548.2548.25
Depth (Excluding Handles)25.1325.3824.38
Height to Top of Refrigerator (in.)83.3883.3883.38
Refrigeration Dispenser FeaturesNo DispenserCubed Ice,Dispenser Control Lock-Out,Dispenser Location-In Door,Filtration System,Water Dispenser,Water FiltrationCubed Ice,Dispenser Control Lock-Out,Dispenser Location-In Door,Filtration Replacement Indicator Light,Filtration System,Water Dispenser,Water Filtration
Total Capacity (cu. ft.)30.0229.5229.52
Ice Maker FeaturesAutomatic Ice Level Control/Shutoff,Filtered Ice,Ice MakerControl Lockout,Filtered Ice,Ice Maker,In-Door Ice Maker,Removable BasketAutomatic Ice Level Control/Shutoff,Filtered Ice,Ice Maker,Removable Basket
Installation DepthCounter DepthCounter DepthCounter Depth
Height to Top of Door Hinge (in.)83.3883.3883.38
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Questions & Answers


Will magnets stick to the exterior doors?

Asked by Danja May 25, 2020

Danja, thank you for your question. While the refrigerator can hold magnets, we do not recommend it. It can help adhere moisture to the surface of unit and can cause staining.

Is this fingerprint resistant?

Asked by Cs December 3, 2019

CS, this is not fingerprint resistant.

What is the required dimensions for the opening? We bought a floor sample and need to build the cabinet for ut

Asked by Melanie June 30, 2019

Hello Melanie, here is the full Installation Instructions for the KBSD618ESS the cutout information starts on page 6: https://images.homedepot-static.com/catalog/pdfImages/f7/f7a8e538-d454-438d-bb1d-ccf766af3bef.pdf

does this have 2 compressors??

Asked by kansas December 8, 2018

kansas, on model KBSD618ESS has one compressor. Hopefully this information is beneficial to you. Thank you for your inquiry regarding our KitchenAid appliances!

How do i adjust the temp. It shows -10 in Freezer and 37 in Fridge. Everything is freezing in t...

Asked by Steph2018 September 15, 2018

Steph2018, thanks for your inquiry. On model KBSD618ESS, the instructions on page 6 of the Use and Care guide. Hopefully this information is beneficial to you. Thank you for your inquiry regarding our KitchenAid appliances!

What are the interior dimensions of the refrigerator compartment?

Asked by Julie August 8, 2018

does this make shaved ice

Asked by bud July 1, 2018

bud, this KitchenAid® Refrigerator has an option for cubed and crushed ice.

Do you have cubed and crushed ice with this refrigerator? Thanks mjw

Asked by hd May 8, 2018

Yes, this model has both crushed and cubed ice.

how big is the ice and water dispenser. can you fit a water pitcher under the water dispenser? th...

Asked by hd May 7, 2018

Hello mjw! You can fit 8" under the dispenser. Thank you for your inquiry on our KitchenAid appliances.

Does this frig have a sabbath mode

Asked by Sammy March 7, 2018

Hi Sammy, this Refrigerator does have Sabbath mode. Thank you for your inquiry regarding our KitchenAid appliances!

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Customer Reviews

  • 4.3
    out of 56 reviews
  • 84% recommend this product
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Looks Amazing in our kitchen
I bought this refrigerator 6 months ago and our family loves it. There is so much room and it is extremely quiet. The drawers are sturdy and hold a ton of food. I like that the water dispenser still works when the refrigerator door is open.
by Steph5
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] My fridge went out in March. I could not get service because of the coronavirus. When I could found out it was 18 yrs old (came with house when we bought it 7yrs ago) and done. Found out that I could get the same one just the newer model. Finally ordered and installed on June16. I love it and very happy.
by Hunn
New Kitchenaid
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Perfect finishing touch to my remodeled kitchen. Love it.
by Nwallace
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] I spent a lot of time comparing this item vs the higher priced similar ones and I am so glad I went with this one! It is gorgeous and everyone comments on how amazing it is. Tons of space also.
by Bberry1030
Great refrigerator
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] We love the appearance, size, storage and in door ice maker/water dispenser
by Wckatz
Not Great but Okay.
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Purchased three months ago. Compressor is a little louder than my last one. Super noisy when the ice maker fills with water. Unit came with bent drawer hinges and a bad rubber seal. Still waiting on parts.
by Pat G.
Great looking and functional Inside and out
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Really like the interior Desige and the lighting is great, I like every time I open the door!
by FSB08
really great except the light sensor
[This review was collected as part of a promotion.] Everything about this fridge is great, except the light sensor that turns on and off the light by the water/ice dispenser. On any sunny day the light and beeps continually go off like a tiny, chilly, monotone disco. According to the KitchenAid service tech it is just the way it is. I can't be shut off or fixed. So if you fridge will be placed somewhere where a window is in sight, enjoy the show.
by bradf
Looks Great
We purchased this refrigerator 3 weeks ago. Much room, beautiful lighting. Just discovered the grille at the bottom is missing. Other than that it is all that we expected.
by Sherrie2u
Solid yet Cheap
I was coming from a GE Monogram that couldn't keep a steady temperature and this fridge is great at keeping the temperature right where you want it. The ice maker and water dispenser both work great. These are the main things you want in a fridge. But when you're paying $10K for a fridge you want a little more. The fridge is supposed to be fingerprint resistant, but it is a fingerprint magnet. It'll get fingerprints just by looking at it! But seriously, it's a hard one to keep clean. Also, the shelves inside feel flimsy and cheap and while they are adjustable, you can't adjust them in line with the door shelves, so you're pretty limited in how you can configure them, which means we have a tiny shelf on top that's too high for my wife to reach and only one shelf that can actually hold a beer bottle standing up. So while I believe this fridge will last a long time, I wish for the money I was getting a little bit more for it.
by Jango
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