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23 cu. ft. InstaView™ Door-in-Door® Counter-Depth Refrigerator

  • LMXC23796S

  • Stainless Steel

Key Features

  • 23 cu. ft. Capacity
  • InstaView™ Door-in-Door®
  • SmartThinQ™ Technology
  • ColdSaver™ Panel
  • Counter-Depth
  • Slim SpacePlus® Ice System

J.D. Power Award Winner

“Highest in Customer Satisfaction with French Door Refrigerators”

Raid the Fridge Without Losing Your Cool

InstaView™ Door-in-Door® refrigerators have a sleek glass panel that allows you to see inside the easy access door without letting the cold air out. Simply knock twice on the glass to illuminate the contents within.

Think you’ll run out of ice? ThinQ Again.

Think you’ll run out of ice? Think Again.

From making extra ice for tonight’s dinner party to getting smartphone notifications when the door is left open, use the LG SmartThinQ™ app to control key features and get important notifications from anywhere. It even works with the Google Assistant, so you can operate smart features with your voice.

What Is Counter-Depth?

LG counter-depth refrigerators align with countertops and cabinetry for a uniform profile, creating a sophisticated built-in look without the high-end price tag.

Most shelf space.*

Ice makers are great, but not if it means you can't fit all of your food in the fridge. The Slim SpacePlus® Ice System provides more shelf space and allows even more space for door bins.

*Standard width french door refrigerator, excludes other LG manufactured products

Fresher is better.

Smart Cooling® Plus technology is designed to maintain superior conditions within the refrigerator. The Linear Compressor and Dual Evaporators react quickly to humidity and temperature levels and help keep your food fresher, longer. Strategically-placed vents in every section help surround your food with cool, fresh air.



This ENERGY STAR® certified LG refrigerator exceeds new 2016 federal energy standards to positively impact your energy bill and your energy consumption.

Door Type French 4-Door
Refrigerator Type InstaView™ Door-in-Door®
Color Stainless Steel
Counter Depth (in.) Yes
SmartThinQ™ Yes
Refrigerator 13.30 cu. ft.
CustomChill® Drawer 2.80 cu. ft.
Freezer 6.40 cu. ft.
Total 22.5 cu. ft.
Door-in-Door® Yes
InstaView™ Door-in-Door® w/ ColdSaver™ Panel Yes (w/ Glass Panel)
CustomChill® Drawer Yes
ENERGY STAR® Qualified Yes (697 kWh/Year)
Ice & Water Dispenser Yes
Dispenser Type Integrated Tall Ice & Water Dispenser®
Ice System Slim SpacePlus®
Daily Ice Production 3.5 lbs / 3.8 (IcePlus™)
Ice Storage Capacity 3.0 lbs
Smart Cooling Plus System Yes
Multi Air Flow Cooling Yes
Temperature Sensors 8
Linear Compressor Yes
Fresh Air Filter Yes
Dual Evaporator Yes
Display Type Smooth Touch Control (White LED)
Temperature Controls Electronic/Digital
Door Alarm Yes
Child Lock Yes
LoDecibel™ Quiet Operation Yes
SmartDiagnosis™ Yes
Auto Closing Door Hinge Yes
No. of Shelves 4 Split (3 Fixed/1 Folding)
Folding Shelf Yes
Cantilevered Shelves Yes
Shelf Construction Spill Protector™ Tempered Glass
Crisper Bins 2 Humidity Crispers/1 Bonus Drawer
EasyReach® Bin Yes
Refrigerator Light Premium LED (Ceiling and Side)
No. of Shelves/Bin 6 Total (2 Gallon Sized, 1 Regular, 3 Half)
Door Bin Construction Clear , Opaque, Silver Deco
Dairy Corner Yes
Dividers 2
Temperature Range 29˚, 33˚, 37˚, 42˚ F
Handle SmartPull®
Door Type Pull Drawer
Drawers 3-Tier Organization®
Handle SmartPull® Freezer Handle
DuraBase™ Solid Drawer Base Yes
Drawer Divider Yes
Freezer Light Premium LED
Contour Door Yes
Hidden Hinges Yes
Surface Coated Metal
Back Flush & Metal Cover Over Mechanical Parts
Available Colors Stainless Steel (S)
Handles Matching Commercial Handles
Depth with Handles 32 1/8"
Depth without Handles 29 5/8"
Depth without Door 24 3/4"
Depth (Total with Door Open) 44"
Height to Top of Case 68 7/8"
Height to Top of Door Hinge 70 1/4"
Width 35 3/4"
Width (Door Open 90˚ with Handle) 45"
Width (Door Open 90˚ without Handle) 40"
Door Edge Clearance with Handle 4 5/8"
Door Edge Clearance without Handle 2 1/4"
Installation Clearance Sides 1/8", Top 1", Back 2"
Weight (Unit/Carton) 371 lbs / 404 lbs.
Carton Dimensions (WxHxD) 38" x 73" x 33"
Limited Warranty 1 Year Parts and Labor, 7 Years on the Sealed System, 10 Years on Linear Compressor
UPC 048231788861

What People Are Saying

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding quality, and Great features. I love this and can always count on LG to have super items.
Date published: 2017-11-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Glad I took a chance. I wanted a French door refrigerator. The store floor stock didn't work for my measurements, so we ordered this one, sight unseen. Glad I did. We've had it about 3 weeks. Being counter depth, the main frig area is shallow, but the width with the side doors and middle drawer more than make up for it. LOVE the middle drawer. You can change the temperature to accommodate wine, meat, cold drinks, etc. We've put deli meat, cheese and yogurt in and it works great and has a lot of room. No more opening up the whole frig. Also, there is the door within a door. You can knock on the door (barking dogs may turn this on as well) and it lights up inside so you can see exactly what you need before opening the door. We keep frequently used condiments and our morning milk, juice, creamer in there and again, don't open up the whole frig as much. Depending on the way the light hits the black door, you can see the items inside without the light being on, but barely. There is also a shelf in main frig that will fold under to add additional height for tall bottles. Several ways to configure shelves. Why 4 stars? The freezer. It is shallow-has a bottom and 2 drawers. The bottom main drawer comes out, but then the middle one comes out with it, and you really can't push it back in to get to the bottom drawer. There is another drawer near the top that pulls out. I'm not sure that you could put a BIG turkey (24 pounds) in the bottom without difficulty getting it in or out due to the middle drawer. You can put pizza in the top 2 drawers. There is no way I could put berries on a sheet pan and put it in the freezer. I'd have to tip it to get it in the drawer and the berries would fall. My only suggestion is to remove the middle drawer, and I'm not sure that can be done. Haven't had this long enough to really deal with it. It may be fine. Last thing? One reviewer said plastic was all over it. He's right! It was wrapped to protect- inside and out! I'm still finding plastic. Bottom line- I WOULD buy it again
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Over really nice I purchased this about a month ago and so far It over all a nice refrigerator. There are only 3 issues I found that is a bit of a dislike. The outside can be scratched easily and once its scratched there is no way to repair it. I have spoke with Lowe's about this and they said there is nothing to repair scratches. And the scratches can be very noticeable. The second issue I have is where the water dispenser is located. It would be nice to be able to set the cup down, however its not to bad, tolerable. The 3rd issue is the 2 small easy access pockets just inside the door. The pockets themselves I like, the glass sliding lids do not really have a track they slide on or in. So if you put something in those that are a hair to tall, The lids tend to slide to the side when opening them. But they are functional. The color of the fridge is Beautiful, the over all look is clean and top end. The over all look of the inside is very nice, layout is great, fruit and veggie drawers are very spacious, and the sliding shelf for extra tall items works very well. I absolutely love the temperature controlled drawer. I keep the kids snack cheese, yogurt, puddings, lunch meat, etc in this. It makes it very easy for the kiddo's to find their snacks and munches without having to dig throught the fridge. The freezer I was initially skeptical about, however I found that it held every thing that I bought. Its very deep and wide. it also has two additional upper shelves. I was impressed with the amount of things this freezer could hold. The easy access front door and being able to tap the glass to see whats inside is really nice. All your quick grab things are right there in the door, milk, eggs, juice, butter, etc. Things you use fairly regularly are right in the door . Absolutely love this feature. Over all satisfied with my purchase. Now they just need to come out with a scratch repair kit and that would be even better.
Date published: 2017-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is the best appliance we have every bought. Will purchase more LG products.
Date published: 2017-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Gorgeous I have owned this fridge for about a month, it's very beautiful and extremely quiet. I can hardly hear the motor running only if I put my ear on the fridge. The inside layout is well thought out, I love the convertible drawer giving me choices. See through door adds such a beauty to this fridge specially when you knock on the glass door and light comes on. Love the smart design of ice bin in the door and easy filter change. Love this fridge.
Date published: 2017-11-13
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Frustrating middle drawer. My wife wanted this for the bells and whistles. She like the middle drawer and door in door. I think its gimmicky and makes the refrigerator unnecessarily compartmentalized. But I can't fault the refrigerator for that you like it or you don't. The reason for my 1 start review is because the middle deli drawer does not stay open. It automatically retracts which drives me crazy. I would have not bought the fridge if I had known this. I think it is a major design flaw. My son opens it to get a snack, and the drawer closes on his arm. I can't return it either. So I'm stuck with a very expensive, child eating, refrigerator.
Date published: 2017-11-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Don't Buy!!!! I bought this and have been very careful with the finish, hearing about the horror stories of the finish. When taking the protective plastic wrap off, I left it on behind all of the handles. Looks stupid? Maybe.. but who cares, I don't want scratches. Today I was wiping the front down with a PAPER TOWEL. On the front edge of the top drawer, I notice about an inch of brown, rust colored. I wiped it.... and off came the finish! Great! This can't even take a paper towel???? For THIS amount of money??? What's underneath is white. Thousands of dollars for an entire kitchen reno, and the fridge looks like used Salvation Army junk. Secondly, the first six months it was quiet- didn't hear it run at all. then intermittent motor noise (not loud), now its constant. If it got delivered and made no noise for the first six months, it should still make no noise.
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Soooo Happy It has only been a few weeks but so far we really like our new refrigerator. We needed counter depth because of where the builder designated the refrigerator area. It fits perfectly. You do loose cubic inches because of this, but honestly in the refrigerator area I have more room than our previous brand. We really like the "Knock Knock" door. So nice not to open up the whole refrigerator just to grab milk etc. The only real draw back for us is the size of the produce bins. They are verrrry small. That's why we only gave it 4 stars. The freezer sections are small as well but we have a secondary freezer so we don't mind the small freezer space in this refrigerator. That being said we new what size we were getting and realized because of the counter depth something would be a sacrifice. This refrigerator fits our needs.
Date published: 2017-11-06
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Is the temp on the front panel, the actual temp of the fridge or what the temp should be?

Asked by: Charlotte16
The temperatures that are shown on the control panel for the refrigerator and freezer compartments in the Energy Star® Qualified LG 23 cu. ft. InstaView™ Door-in-Door® Counter-Depth Refrigerator, Model # LMXC23796S are the set temperatures for those compartments...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-10-12

Does the black door scratch easily to reveal the stainless below?

Asked by: Sunshine100
The Black Stainless Steel on the ENERGY STAR® Qualified LG 23 cu. ft. InstaView™ Door-in-Door® Counter-Depth Refrigerator, Model # LMXC23796D is stainless steel coated with a darker hue and topped with a protective coating. It's the protective coating that makes the Black Stainless Steel fingerprint and smudge resistant, but if it is scratched, depending on how deep the scratch is, it will expose the black stainless steel under the coating...^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2017-12-14

Will this come in stainless still finish to match my existing kitchen appliances?

Asked by: Blue Max
I just received mine in stainless. It is Model LG LMXC23796S.
Answered by: LynnA
Date published: 2017-02-27

When will the LMXC23796S model be available for purchase?

Asked by: Budd46
I just received mine from Home Depot
Answered by: LynnA
Date published: 2017-02-27

My stainless steel refrigerator has spots, counter depth. They won't come clean

Asked by: Katy2
We regret the trouble you have experienced with this refrigerator. Please advise as to the nature of these spots; whether they are water spots, hard water marks, fingerprints, rust spots or some other type. Contact our Customer Interactive Center at 800-243-0000 for assistance in this matter.
Answered by: NeilE
Date published: 2016-12-29

What is Black Stainless Steel?  The rest of the appliances in my kitchen will be stainless steel.  I like the counter-depth door-in-door LMXC23796D.  I would like it to match my other stainless steel appliances.  Will this be available in March?

Asked by: MGreg
The only announcement to date that LG has made with regards to the availability of the LG 23 cu. ft. InstaView™ Door-in-Door® Counter-Depth Refrigerator, Model # LMXC23796D is that it would be available along with 4 other new InstaView Door-in-Door French Door ENERGY STAR® certified refrigerators through select U.S. Retailers nationwide starting in September. We currently do not have any updates. The Black Stainless Steel is formed from stainless steel coated with a darker hue and topped with a protective coating, that makes LG Black Stainless Steel Series Appliances fingerprint and smudge resistant. The color on the sides is referred to as 'Western Black' which is a charcoal color... ^IFV
Answered by: LGJoel
Date published: 2016-10-13

Can this be plugged in to 220v?

Asked by: Chaminda

When will this refrigerator be available?

Asked by: Suev
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