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581L Side by Side White Refrigerator

  • GC-B197CSW

  • White
  • Discontinued Product

Key Features

  • BIOSHIELD™ Anti-Bacterial Seal
Total 581 Litres
Refrigerator 353 Litres
Freezer 228 Litres
External Features
Finish White
Hidden Hinges Yes
Electronic Temp Control Panel Yes
Air Ventilation Front to Front
Door Open Alarm Yes
BioShield Yes
Internal Features
Digital Sensors 5 (includes Room Temp Sensor)
Refrigerator Features
Interior Lamp Yes (Incandescent)
Deodoriser Yes
Moisture Balance Crisper™ Yes (1)
Shelving Slide Out/Spill Stop, Tempered Glass (4)
Door Baskets 5 (Fixed)
Dairy Corner Yes
Egg Bank Yes
Freezer Features
Interior Lamp Yes (Incandescent)
Plastic Drawers Yes (2)
Door Baskets Yes (5)
Tempered Glass Shelf 4
Energy Consumption 668kWh/year
Energy Rating 2 Stars (New Star Rating) / 4 Stars (Old Star Rating)
Warranty 2 years full warranty + 3 years on compressor part only excluding labour.
Dimensions & Weight
Height to Top of Hinge 1750mm
Height to Top of Case 1720mm
Depth without Door 600mm
Depth without Handle 665mm
Depth with Door & Handle 725mm
Weight 110kg
Width 894mm

What People Are Saying

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great features, very stylish My daughter bought this fridge for me last christmas. It was very stylish, but I too have the problem of the silver flaking off the door handles. It now looks rather tacky. I am happy with all other aspects of the fridge/freezer.
Date published: 2013-10-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from GC-B197CSW WORKS WELL! I bought my side-by-side in December, 2011 - it's now October, 2012! - and so far, so good! I'm quite happy with my purchase (and the bonus I received from LG-thank you!). Just a couple of minor things that I have noticed - the silver paint on the door handles is already starting to peel off. Also, from the start, one of the freezer drawers comes off its runners when you pull it out. This can be frustrating when you are juggling the frozen foods that you want to take out, as well as making sure the drawer doesn't fall out completely. As I said, so far, so good. I hope to have many years of trouble-free refrigeration/freezing from my LG side-by-side. Also, so far, I would recommend this product.
Date published: 2012-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from love my fridge I'm very happy with my LG side by side - never had a side by side one before, but just love it. I am looking at moving, so will have to consider my next home has room for my fridge :)
Date published: 2012-10-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not as big as you think I recently sold my Large fridge freezer for the LG side by side, and made the mistake of thinking that 20l less wouldn't make much difference. The LG shelves look large, BUT do not go right to the back (large gap at the rear - I presume used for air circulation), and so find that they dont hold much. If you have never had a large fridge, then wont find this a problem. The fridge looks great, works well, but the size is visually deceiving, and does not hold as much, as a similar size two door fridge freezer.
Date published: 2012-10-02
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I do like my new fridge however... since you are asking for a review... I must say that I find the freezer drawers very frustrating... they fit when new. .... but they have shrunk in the coldness of the freezer... now both drawers do not sit on the rollers and are a real pain to get out... perhaps you could look into this situation... if you can resolve it I would really love this fixed....
Date published: 2012-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT BUY A great fridge loads of space spread out quite well. very lit up when opened. Love it!!!
Date published: 2012-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from LG = Lovely Goods We just love our side by side frig freezer, it does all that it is supposed to and does it well. TIP. We purchased another glass shelf to give us a narrow shelf for bottles or those short things that always get lost in the fridge, tha does its job well too. LG, Lifes Great, Love Getting them, Lets Get some more. You could say way are very happy with our purchase, that replaces the samsung french door that could not be repaired under warranty.
Date published: 2012-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My LG Fridge I love my LG fridge. Plenty of room for for drinks, leftovers and vegetables, with a huge freezer! The door holds large 2 litre coke and milk bottles with ease and the shelves are all adjustable. It beeps when the door is left open after a minute, so the kids quickly shut the door! The freezer is quick to freeze ice and drinks and it's so quiet we can't hear it running!
Date published: 2011-10-20
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