A quality fridge-freezer is an essential kitchen appliance. For any large household, not having a full-sized fridge-freezer is both annoying and impractical. Kitchen Aid has two fridge-freezers that will enable you to store plenty of food and quickly find anything you need.
We will be looking at the KitchenAid KRMF706ESS vs KRMF606ESS. We will discuss their storage capacities, design, and features. Once we have compared all of the specifications, we will include a side by side chart and some pros and cons of each.
There are a few things that the Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS have in common, so we will begin here.
Let’s review the features of the Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS in the comparison chart below.
|Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS||Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS|
|Size||36 x 36.25 x 70.1 inches||36 x 36.25 x 70.1 inches|
|Fridge Capacity||18.5 cubic feet||18.5 cubic feet|
|Freezer Capacity||7.61 cubic feet||7.61 cubic feet|
|Total Capacity||25.8 cubic feet||25.8 cubic feet|
|Number of Doors||5||5|
|Fridge Storage||4 door shelves, adjustable spill-resistant shelves, 2 drawers plus 2 individual drawers||4 door shelves, adjustable spill-resistant shelves, 2 drawers plus 2 individual drawers|
|Freezer Storage||3-tier freezer drawers||3-tier freezer drawers|
|Herb Storage||Not stated||Yes|
|In-door Ice and Water||Yes||Yes, plus crushed ice|
|Preserve Food Care System||Yes||Yes|
|Warranty||1-year warranty with the option to extend||1-year warranty with the option to extend|
There is no difference between the look of the Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS. Both are stainless steel with French doors and an ice/water dispenser in the door. They are 36 x 36.25 x 70.1 inches. The Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS weighs 376 pounds but there is no information on the weight of the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS.
Number of Doors
The Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS have 5 doors. The fridges have two doors in the main compartment and an additional two drawers that open individually. This saves you having to always open the main fridge to access some foods. The freezers have one door that open a large drawer.
Inside the fridge of the Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS, there are 4 door shelves that are the full width of the door. There are spill-resistant shelves that can be adjusted to the height you require. There are also two drawers inside the main fridge compartment. The Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS has a special herb storage drawer which is inclined so that the stems stay moist, but the leaves stay crisp.
The large drawers of the Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS pull open to reveal 3-tier drawers. Making it easy to find everything you are looking for.
Preserve Food Care
With the Preserva Food Care System, the Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS have two independent cooling systems, one for the fridge and another for the freezer. They also have a FreshFlow air filter to minimize odors.
LED lighting uses less energy than traditional lighting systems. There are various lights in both the fridge and the freezer of the Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS.
There is a one-year warranty with the Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS. You have the option to extend the warranties for up to 10 years.
There are a couple of differences between the Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS.
It’s not really a case of a difference, but more of a lack of product information.
Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS
There is a total capacity of 25.8 cubic feet. The fridge has an 18.5 cubic feet capacity while the freezer has 7.61 cubic feet.
Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS
There is no information about individual capacities. However, the total capacity is the same and seeing as the units are the same dimensions, we would assume that the individual capacity is the same.
The Winner Is- A Tie
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In-Door Ice and Water
In warmer weather, having this feature is extremely convenient.
Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS
You can get cold water and ice from the dispenser in the door. You can even choose the metric unit in which you want to measure your water.
Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS
There is the option for cold water, ice cubes and crushed ice.
The Winner Is- The Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS
Pros and Cons
One last thing before we offer our final opinion is some pros and cons of the Kitchen Aid KRMF706ESS and the Kitchen Aid KRMF606ESS.