The fridge-freezer is the central part of most people’s kitchen and is probably one of the most frequently used electrical appliances in the home. They have to be built to handle constant use. Today, they also need to be big enough to store food for all the family.
We are going to look at two fridge-freezers from Frigidaire, the Frigidaire fgru19f6qf vs fpru19f8rf. We will compare their appearance, storage features, and value for money. We will include all of the specifics in a side by side chart and follow up with some pros and cons of both. To finish up, we will decide which of the better Frigidaire fridge-freezers are the best.
The Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf are very similar, so let’s begin by looking at the features that are the same.
Let’s recap all of the features in the following chart.
The Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf look almost identical. They are stainless steel with a metal trim around the outside and a metal grate at the bottom. There is a slight difference with the design of the handles with the Frigidaire fgru19f6qf being rounded and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf being straight.
The Trim Kit
The Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf are two individual units but with the trim kit that comes with them, you can join them together so that they look like an American style fridge freezer.
There are adjustable SpaceWise shelves in both the fridge and the freezer part of the Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf. The Frigidaire fpru19f8rf has 26” shelves but there is no information on the Frigidaire fgur19f6qf.
Inside the door of both sections of the Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf, there are 4 2-liter bins and 2 larger bins that cover the width of the door.
Automatic Ice Makers
The freezer section of the Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf has a built-in ice maker inside, not on the front of the door.
The PureAir Ultra filter in the Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf helps to eliminate odors that you might detect with some foods.
In case anybody accidentally leaves the door open, the Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf have alarms to prevent any food from being destroyed.
Smudge-Proof Stainless Steel
We all know that sticky fingers open and close fridge-freezers and there it’s frustrating trying to clean stainless steel without leaving streaks. The Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf have a smudge-proof exterior to keep the units looking new.
Value for Money
The original price for the Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf was the same. You will also get a 1-year warranty for parts and labor with both.
There are a few features that vary a little, so we will talk about them now.
The capacity of the fridge-freezers is measured in cubic feet and will determine how much food you can store.
The fridge space is 19 cubic feet while the freezer space is a fraction less at 18.5 cubic feet
Both the fridge and freezer space are 19 cubic feet.
The Winner Is- The Frigidaire fpru19f8rf
Some people call them baskets, others call them drawers.
This has a deli drawer and a store-more crisper drawer in the fridge. In the freezer, there are 2 SpaceWise drawers.
It comes with the same baskets though there is no mention of a store-more crisper drawer.
The Winner Is- The Frigidaire fgru19f6qf
Both come with LED lighting to help see all of the food inside.
Both the fridge and freezer have LED lighting.
The fridge has LED lighting and the freezer comes with LED Express-Select controls.
The Winner Is- The Frigidaire fpru198fr
Soft Freeze Zone
To make sure your ice-cream and other frozen desserts aren’t too hard, a soft zone is extremely handy.
This has a soft freeze zone
There is no information on a soft freeze zone.
The Winner Is- The Frigidaire fgu196qf
Pros and Cons
Prior to our final decision, here are some pros and cons of the Frigidaire fgru19f6qf and the Frigidaire fpru19f8rf.