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4.3 | 17 Reviews

36-inch Wide Contemporary Handle Counter Depth Side-by-Side Refrigerator - 21 cu. ft. Fingerprint Resistant Sunset Bronze

Whirlpool WRSA71CIHN

Available in 2 Color(s)

Features

  • Counter Depth Design
  • Fingerprint Resistant
  • Exterior Ice and Water Dispenser with EveryDrop™ Filtration
  • Measured Fill

Quick Specs

  • Type: Refrigerator
  • Style: Freestanding
  • Has Freezer: Yes
  • Configuration: Side By Side
  • Width: 36"
  • Height: 68.875"
  • Depth: 29.75"
  • Energy Star Rated: No
  • Refrigerator Size: 20.59 (cu. ft.)
  • Fresh Food Capacity: 13.62 (cu. ft.)
  • Freezer Capacity: 6.97 (cu. ft.)
  • Icemaker: Yes
  • Dispenser: Yes
  • Counter Depth: Yes
  • Sabbath Mode: No
  • WiFi Connected: No

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Counter Depth Design Add additional kitchen space with styling that fits virtually flush with the countertop.

Fingerprint Resistant Available in a stainless finish, the easy-to-clean exterior resists fingerprints and smudges.

Exterior Ice and Water Dispenser with EveryDrop™ Filtration Access fresh filtered water and ice without ever opening the refrigerator door.

Measured Fill Select the exact amount of filtered water you need. The dispenser will fill your container in ounces, cups or liters, and automatically shut off when it's done.

In-Door-Ice® Storage Get an extra full shelf in the freezer with an ice bin that's been moved to the door.

Accu-Chill™ Temperature Management System Cool food quickly with technology that senses and adapts to create the ideal environment for food.

Frameless Glass Shelves Store more items on each shelf with wall-to-wall frameless glass shelves, which offer greater storage flexibility.

Adjustable Gallon Door Bins Move these adjustable bins anywhere in the door for increased loading flexibility when and where you need it.

FreshFlow™ Air Filter The FreshFlow™ air filter is 15 times more effective than baking soda at reducing common food odors. Replace the filter every 6 months for optimal performance.

Adaptive Defrost Adaptive defrost monitors the freezer environment and runs the cycle only when necessary.

Humidity-Controlled Crispers Store fruits and vegetables in their ideal environment.

LED Interior Lighting Keep food looking as good as it tastes. Light is cast inside the refrigerator so food looks like it's supposed to.

LED Dispenser Night-Light Easily find water and ice at night when you turn on the dispenser night-light.

Hidden Hinges Get a seamless look with door hinges that stay out of sight.

Features

  • Counter Depth Design
  • Fingerprint Resistant
  • Exterior Ice and Water Dispenser with EveryDrop™ Filtration
  • Measured Fill
  • In-Door-Ice® Storage
  • Accu-Chill™ Temperature Management System
  • Frameless Glass Shelves
  • Adjustable Gallon Door Bins
  • FreshFlow™ Air Filter
  • Adaptive Defrost
  • Humidity-Controlled Crispers
  • LED Interior Lighting
  • LED Dispenser Night-Light
  • Hidden Hinges
Filter Details
Water Filter Indicator/Reset Yes
Water Filter Location Interior
Fresh Flow Air Filter Yes
Produce Preserver No
Description
Type of Refrigerator Side-by-Side
Appearance
Door Finish Smooth
Handle Type Reach-Through Handle
Door Style Contour
Hidden Hinge Yes
Handle Material Metal
LCD Touch Screen No
Handle Color Stainless Steel
Cabinet Finish Smooth
Reversible Door No
Certifications
CEE Tier Not Rated
UL Yes
Prop 65 CALIFORNIA RESIDENTS ONLY - WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov
Energy Star® Qualified No
ADA Compliant ADA Height and Side and Front Reach Compliant
Freezer Compartment
Door Type Swing
Shelves 3 Adjustable Full-Width Glass , 1 Fixed Full-Width Glass
Freezer Number of Shelves 4
Freezer Drawer/Basket 1 Full Width Lower Plastic
Door Bins 3 Adjustable Full-Width
Controls
Door Ajar/Open Alarm Yes
Air Filter Indicator/Reset Yes
Automatic Defrost Yes
Water Filter Indicator/Reset Yes
Control Lockout Yes
Max Cool/Fast Cool No
LCD Touch Screen No
Control Type Electronic
Location of Controls Exterior Dispenser
Temperature Range -5/+5 FC 33/45 RC
Compatibility
Works With No
Connectivity No
Dimensions
Gross Weight 257.000 lbs
Refinements
Features ADA Compliant
Freezer Details
Light LED
Door Type Swing
Freezer Number of Shelves 4
Filters
Water Filter Location Interior
Water Filter Part Number EDR1RXD1 , EDR1RXD1
Fresh Flow Air Filter Included Yes
Produce Preserver No
Refrigerator Compartment
Number of Interior Shelves 4
Shelf Supports Molded
Humidity-Controlled Drawers 1 Full-Width
Pantry Drawer No
Temperature-Controlled Drawers No
Supplementary Containers Utility Compartment
Liner Finish White Opaque
Configuration and Overview
Counter Depth Yes
Number of Doors 2
ADA Compliant ADA Height and Side and Front Reach Compliant
CEE Tier Not Rated
UL UL
Dimensions
Refrigerator Volume 13.62 cu. ft.
Capacity 20.59 cu. ft.
Cabinet Width 35-1/2 in
Depth 29-3/4 in
Depth Closed Including Handles 29-3/4 in
Height 68-7/8 in
Gross Weight 257 lbs
Height To Top Of Cabinet 68-5/8 in
Freezer Volume 6.97 cu. ft.
Width 36.0 in
Depth Closed Excluding Handles 27-1/2 in
Depth With Door Open 90 Degree 45-7/8 in
Depth Excluding Doors 24-1/2 in
Height To Top Of Door Hinge 68-7/8 in
Net Weight 242 lbs
Exterior
Handle Color Stainless Steel
Door Finish Smooth
Hidden Hinge Yes
Number of Doors 2
Levelers 2 Black
Handle Material Metal
Reversible Door No
Cabinet Finish Smooth
Dispenser
Dispenser Type Exterior Ice and Water
Dispenser Options Filtered Water , Measured/Metered Fill , Night Light , Control/Child Lock
Types of Ice Crushed/Cubed
Icemaker
Icemaker Factory Installed
Icemaker Location Freezer Door
AHAM Volumes And Shelf Area
Freezer Volume 6-97/100
Refrigerator Volume 13-31/50
Refrigerator Details
Deli Drawer Yes
Humidity-Controlled Drawers 1 Full-Width
Number of Interior Shelves 4
Pantry Drawer No
Supplementary Containers Utility Compartment
Lighting LED
Details
Cooling Type Single Evaporator
Counter Depth No
Door Style Contour
Dispenser Details
Dispenser Type Exterior Ice and Water
Dispenser Options Filtered Water , Measured/Metered Fill , Night Light , Control/Child Lock
Types of Ice Crushed/Cubed
Icemaker Details
Icemaker Factory Installed
Icemaker Location Freezer Door
Electrical Requirements
Hz

Quick Specs


  • Appearance

  • Type: Refrigerator
  • Style: Freestanding
  • Has Freezer: Yes
  • Configuration: Side By Side

  • Dimensions

  • Width: 36"
  • Height: 68.875"
  • Depth: 29.75"

  • Features

  • Energy Star Rated: No

  • Capacity

  • Refrigerator Size: 20.59 (cu. ft.)
  • Fresh Food Capacity: 13.62 (cu. ft.)
  • Freezer Capacity: 6.97 (cu. ft.)
  • Icemaker: Yes
  • Dispenser: Yes
  • Counter Depth: Yes

  • Extras

  • Sabbath Mode: No
  • WiFi Connected: No

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4.3 out of 5

82% of reviewers recommend this product.

2 Stars

Only Works as Built-in

Unhappychappy 11/23/2019

The beautiful sunset bronze color is only on the FRONT of the fridge. Sides are an ugly battleship grey. So only buy this if you're going to install it as a built-in, otherwise the sides show and don't match the front. Perhaps my mistake for not looking at the 360 degree photo, but clearly the unit should be labeled as "For Built-in Only"
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No, I do not recommend this product

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3 Stars

Numerous Difficulties

Carletta Howard 11/13/2019

I ordered this refrigerator July 26, 2019. After several delays, the refrigerator was finally delivered on August 10. The delivery company unpacked it and plugged it in. Twenty four hours later, the refrigerator was still not cold. Only the bottom shelf in both the refrigerator and the freezer were slightly cold. I notified my local Home Depot store, but they said I needed to notify the delivery company of difficulties within the first 48 hours. I finally got a store manager at Home Depot who was helpful and said he would have a replacement delivered within a week. The second refrigerator was delivered on August 17, The delivery company (same company/different personnal) dammaged two different walls in my kitchen bringing the 2nd refrigerator into the kitchen. When I pointed out the nicks in the wall and the dammaged paint, they abruptly left and did not remove any of the packing from the refrigerator. I again called Home Depot and was told I could unpack it myself. I lost it! The store did send a representative to remove the packing and attempt to level and adjust the refrigerator. I told them they could send someone to unpack it or pick it up and issue a refund. I reported to them that the top of the refrigerator door was dented. I was again told I would need to report it to the delivery company. I called the Whirlpool hotline directly. Two weeks later, a company representative was sent to my home and agreed to order a new door. Because of the dent, the door could not be adjusted and the refrigerator door is slightly lower than the freezer door. I just received a voice message this week (November 2019) that the replacement door has been received and to call for a date to replace the door. I had ordered the sunset bronze color and was disappointed with the color. There was no sample color in the Home Depot store, so I was ordering from the color pictures on the Whirlpool website. The site does not give a true representation of the color of the appliance. I also purchased the microwave and the dishwasher, which I considered to be a sizeable and expensive purchase amount.
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5 Stars

Love the color

Toast 10/25/2019

The counter depth size is perfect for my refrigerator space. It is the perfect size for downsizing. Great features ice/filtered water in door. The color is amazing. Made in USA
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4 Stars

More space

SuzanneMA 9/6/2019

MOre space in freezer than previouc counter depth model. Like removable ice cube container. Do not like light in refrigerator--very shadowy
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3 Stars

To small

Beehappy1 8/19/2019

Just got this ice and water feature id great but small
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4 Stars

Good choice for new look!

maryfromapopka 8/7/2019

I was hoping the color would be bronzier, more of a rose gold look but it's more of a noticeable hue. It's got a lot of nice features like the ice container easily lifts out to fill ice buckets for parties, etc. I might be missing freezer shelves, there were only three and looks like should be five. If the freezer only has three shelves, that's not good. And the ice maker line is kinda loud. Overall though it's a good value -- high end features and look, reasonable price.
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4 Stars

Refrigerator meets our needs.

Barb444 6/9/2019

Refrigerator was ordered in February and delivered in April. Our kitchen size limits us to a counter depth refrigerator . Side-by-side doors also conform very well . Size and capacity fulfil our daily needs on a weekly basis. We also replaced a 2nd refrigerator in our garage with a more efficient one with more storage for beverages & weekend entertaining plus additional freezer space. Great feature is the user friendly water/ice door dispenser and controls. On day of delivery, Missing freezer shelves not discovered or reported 'til a later date as we went out of town... too late to determine if delivery or source deficiency. Also, expected to find a complimentary air filter since housing was installed. Pursued "old school" solution...returned to store, was referred to Geek Squad who referred me to Manufacturer. Whirlpool User Guide received with delivery, detailed Accessories part numbers and Customer Service contact info. Customer Service ordered missing shelving to be shipped, (not yet received). I appreciated her info, including new part #, for water filter savings program. BTW, recommended Affresh cleaning products are available on-line, at Home Depot or Walmart.
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5 Stars

Its nice

Sedae 5/6/2019

So far so good, we are enjoying it and the fit it great
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5 Stars

Love the ice maker

Donna Lantto 3/8/2019

Love the frig but need more shelves in the freezer.
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5 Stars

Nice design and nice space features.

Barbia 1/22/2019

I received the refrig damaged on the inside. I took pictures of the damages and emailed them to Lowes. My sale person said they would be repaired but to wait for the rest of my other 3 Whirlpool appliances so I can check them over and if there were any issues then the repairs or issues could be taken care of with one visit Made sense to me. I received the Whirlpool micro wave and I really enjoy it. How ever when the stove and dish washer arrived they were damaged and I didn't accept them. I have been with out a stove since before Christmas and with out a dish washer for weeks but all the appliances were fully paid for . I ordered these 4 Whirlpool appliances on Nov. 11 2018. Now I have a great micro wave, a damaged refrig, no stove and no dish washer. Let's hope the ones they have reordered don't arrive damaged also. I really need a stove! My reviews will be forwarded to the CEO of both Lowes and Whirlpool. My answers to the questions asked apply only if the appliances arrive with out damage!
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4 Stars

Nice color

Tphj 11/7/2018

Doors don't look quite rite from the front don't look flush Functions are all good
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Great features!

Secretsquirrelz 10/2/2018

I was so happy to replace my older fridge with this new one. Looks fantastic and love the sunset bronze color!
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5 Stars

New side by side refrigerator

Joe LP 8/29/2018

Very pleased with looks, interior space, and features of this refrigerator.
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4 Stars

Best Lighting Inside & Out!

AuntKathi 8/27/2018

Love this side by side refrigerator/freezer where I can easily see everything! The door controls are a big plus, and the outside light is such a beautiful bonus. Only down side, is the need for more freezer shelves. Even one more would have been great. I didn't know this when I bought it as my dealer had none in stock, and I bought my whole suite from an ad!
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5 Stars

Love the counter depth.

Yes ma'am 8/14/2018

So happy with the side by side. Plenty of room! Easy to use
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5 Stars

Great features!

Trease57 8/6/2018

I am so happy with my new Whirlpool Sunset Bronze Side-by Side Refrigerator. I had to order the smallest one due to the size of my kitchen but I am so impressed with how roomy it is! Great feature on the door for measured water when following a recipe! Highly recommend!
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Love the new color

Lowe’s shopper 7/30/2018

Just wish it had more shelves for both fridge and freezer and smaller ice bucket then there would be more shelves in the freezer. I understand I can buy extra shelves so will look into it.
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