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15 cu. ft. Large Capacity 28” Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerator

  • LBNC15221V

  • Platinum Silver

Key Features

  • 14.7 cu.ft. Capacity
  • Inverter Linear Compressor with 10-Year Warranty
  • SmartDiagnosis™
  • Energy Star® Qualified

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Fresher is better.

Fresher is better.

Smart Cooling® system is designed to maintain superior conditions within the refrigerator. The Linear Compressor reacts quickly to temperature fluctuations and helps keep your food fresher, longer. Meanwhile, strategically-placed vents in every section surround your food with cool air no matter where you put it.

Peace of Mind

Peace of Mind

When you buy a refrigerator, you don't want to worry that it won't last. Because the Linear Compressor uses fewer moving parts and operates more efficiently, LG confidently backs the Linear Compressor with a 10-year limited warranty.

Get wise

Get wise

If you ever experience an issue with your LG refrigerator, you don't have to worry. The SmartDiagnosis™ feature helps the service center diagnose problems over the phone, or with a simple app on your smart phone, helping you minimize costly, inconvenient service calls.

Sophisticated style and Design.

Contoured doors, hidden hinges, and a host of great interior features like LED lighting give your refrigerator a look as sophisticated as it is functional.

Door Type Bottom Freezer
Total Capacity 14.7 cu. ft.
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Refrigerator Type Counter Depth
Refrigerator 10.0 cu. ft.
Freezer 4.7 cu. ft.
Total 14.7 cu. ft.
Energy Consumption 430 kWh/Year
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes
Ice System Manual Ice Tray
Linear Compressor Yes
Multi-Air Flow Yes
Temperature Sensors 4
Display Type Membrane (Green LED)
Temperature Controls Electronic/Digital
Door Alarm Yes
Auto Closing Door Hinge Yes (Cam Hinge Type)
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
No. of Shelves 3 Full (1 Sliding)
Folding Shelf 1
Shelf Construction Tempered Glass
Crisper Bins 1 Crisper
Refrigerator Light Side LED
No. of Bins 6 Total (2 Full, 4 Half)
Door Bin Construction 1 Piece (Clear)
Door Type Swing Door
Drawers 3 Drawers
Freezer Handle Vertical Pocket Type
Contour Door Yes
Hidden Hinges Yes
Surface Smooth
Back Flush & Metal cover over mechanical parts
Handles Vertical Pocket Type
All Available Colors Platinum Silver VCM
Depth with Handles 27 3/8”
Depth without Handles 27 3/8”
Depth without Door 23 3/8”
Depth (Total with Door Open) 46 5/8”
Height to Top of Case 67 6/8”
Height to Top of Door Hinge 67 6/8”
Width 27 5/8”
Width (Door Open 90˚ with Handle) 29 6/8”
Width (Door Open 90˚ without Handle) 29 6/8”
Door Edge Clearance with Handle 4/8”
Door Edge Clearance without Handle 4/8”
Installation Clearance 4/8”
Weight (Unit/Carton) 183.0lbs / 202.8lbs
Carton Dimensions (WxHxD) 29 5/16" x 69 13/16" x 30 13/16"
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 7 Years on the Sealed System, 10 Years on Linear Compressor
UPC 772454065248

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what is the total depth of this refrigerator with the door open at 90 degrees?  does that include the clearance required at the back at installation?

Asked by: barbrep
Hello, the Depth (Total with Door Open) is 46 5/8” not including clearance. ^AC
Answered by: amber
Date published: 2017-11-14

Will it come with doors that open to the left?

Asked by: Pugmom
It says in the specs that you can switch the doors left or right 
Answered by: Readtheinfo
Date published: 2017-11-10

Manual Ice? Seriously? I was ready to buy until this news.

Asked by: Jaybird1
Thank you so much for the feedback. We have filed a complaint on your behalf, regarding the unit not having an ice maker, to let our R&D team know your dissatisfaction with our refrigerator. We appreciate you taking the time to let us know what is going on so we can improve. ^CP
Answered by: ChrisPSM
Date published: 2017-11-07

Please make this available with an ice maker! Looks like there's a perfect spot for it.

Asked by: jackiet27
Hi jackiet27. Thank you for your interest in the LG 15 cu. ft. Large Capacity 28” Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerator, Model # LBNC15221V. We will definitely pass your suggestion to our engineer team...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-11-03

I just purchased this model refrigerator,but have not been delivered yet. Retailor claims is in back order from the manufacturer. Is there any ways of confirming this, I really need it, but I only like this particular one bc it has the right measurement.

Asked by: Olga16
Hi Olga16. Regrettably, we do not have access to information on stock availability for products for any retailer for shipments of products or order fulfillment and we cannot confirm if the LG 15 cu. ft. Large Capacity 28” Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerator, Model # LBNC15221V is on back order or not. Please contact our Support Center at (800) 243-0000 to see if they might be better able to direct you to where you can get the requested information...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-10-31

Will this be available in black stainless steel? I need the black stainless steel to match the rest of the suite I want to purchase for a studio microwave, stove, dishwasher.

Asked by: Theodore1
Hi Theodore1. Your interest in the Energy Star® Qualified LG 15 cu. ft. Large Capacity 28” Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerator, Model # LBNC15221V is greatly appreciated. Regrettably, we currently do not have any information on if this refrigerator will be offered in any other finish other than the Platinum Sliver...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-10-25

Will the finish on this refrigerator be similar/coordinate with the stainless finish on the LG slidein range and dish washer?

Asked by: Dburk
The Platinum Silver finish on the LG 15 cu. ft. Large Capacity 28” Wide Bottom Freezer Refrigerator, Model # LBNC15221V has a shinier appearance than the Stainless Steel used on LG Slide-In Range Ovens and Dishwashers which is more of a brushed look and is not as shiny...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-11-15

Do you make a refrigerator with a bottom freezer and a single door on top  In black stainless? Also ice maker

Asked by: WOrmy
Regrettably, we currently do not make a 2-Door, Bottom Freezer Refrigerator with an Ice Maker in Black Stainless Steel...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-10-13
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