7 best drip refrigerators

* Review of the best according to the editors of ecdfburma.org. About the selection criteria. This material is subjective, is not an advertisement and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Now refrigerators are conditionally divided into two groups. The first includes traditional devices that need to be defrosted from time to time - for this, a drip system is used. There are also more expensive devices that support NoFrost technology - they do not need to be defrosted at all. In this article we will talk about the best drip refrigerators. This will focus exclusively on those models that are sold in Russian stores. We will tell you about how NoFrost refrigerators differ from drip.

Which is better: NoFrost or drip refrigerator?

Why is a drip refrigerator called that way? Everything is very simple. Behind its rear wall there is a special evaporator. Condensation is regularly formed on it, which drains with water droplets into a container designed for this purpose. Some people call such refrigerators “crying” - indeed, the dripping drops look like tears. The side surfaces of the refrigerator and freezer usually remain dry. However, if the compressor is operating too actively, then small ice floes may appear on them.

NoFrost technology is noticeably more complex. The refrigerator equipped with it also has an evaporator located in the rear compartment. However, in addition, such a device receives several fans - they not only cool the air, but also ensure its constant circulation through the chambers. As a result, if condensate is released here, then in minimal volumes - it will be necessary to empty the special tank once every six months or even a year.

Many people understand that it is better to buy a refrigerator that supports NoFrost. But there is an obvious deterrent: price. Such devices are sold much more expensive. The difference in price with almost the same parameters is sometimes double! However, let's take a look at what other advantages and disadvantages the two technologies have.

Drip system



Low cost

In the freezer, ice still gradually appears

A wide range of refrigerators

The lost temperature is restored long enough

Low power consumption

The back wall is constantly wet

The noise emitted depends only on the compressor.

Regular defrosting required

Cameras usually have a large volume.

The temperature at the bottom is very different from that at the top




Never need a defrost

Cameras are rarely spacious

Fast recovery of low temperature

More broken components

The system works stably even in the freezer

High price

The temperature is approximately the same over the entire area of ​​the refrigerator.

Fans on some models are well audible

Quick freeze food

Increased power consumption

The back wall is non-condensing

Please note that these disadvantages do not apply to all refrigerators with the NoFrost system. The development of such devices does not stand still, in connection with which some models are still spared from certain disadvantages. However, in this article we will take a closer look at drip refrigerators. Below you will learn about which models are considered the best among similar equipment present on the Russian market.

The best drip refrigerators

Nomination a place Name of product price
The best drip refrigerators 1 Liebherr CNef 4815 56 860 ₽
2 Bosch KGE39XW2AR 33 790 ₽
3 Liebherr CUwb 3311 32 250 ₽
4 Gorenje NRC 6192 TX -
5 Bosch KGV39XW22R 26 990 ₽
6 ATLANT XM 4625-101 22 775 ₽
7 BEKO RCSK 335M20 W 18 990 ₽

Liebherr CNef 4815

Rating: 4.9

One of the most expensive refrigerators among those equipped with a drip defrosting system. This is a two-chamber monster, the body of which has a silver color. A special pusher is used to open the door, but minimal effort is required from a person. In a word, even a small child can open the door of the refrigerator. This representative of our rating is also able to boast a fairly low power consumption - experts have endowed it with the corresponding A +++ class.

To be honest, the device got into our list undeservedly. The fact is that it cannot be said that the NoFrost system is not used here at all. It is simply applied only in the freezer. This means that ice will definitely not appear in it. Well, the refrigerator compartment here really has a drip defrosting system - this is evidenced by at least a wet back wall.

If you suddenly turn off the electricity, then the cold inside the device will remain for 24 hours - this is a very good result, almost perfect. Another refrigerator is capable of boasting a high power of freezing - up to 16 kg per day. It is also pleasant that it is impossible to forget to close the door of such a drip refrigerator - the electronics will immediately give an audible and even a light signal. By the way, LED backlighting is used here, which has almost no effect on energy consumption.

And what else determines the high cost of the Liebherr CNef 4815? Perhaps the presence of a display right inside the device. Also can not but rejoice at a noise level not exceeding 38 dB. Could not get such a refrigerator and a freshness zone - vegetables and fruits are stored here for a very long time. The fan also helps in this, trying to prevent temperature changes even when the door is opened.

In a word, the refrigerator turned out wonderful. The volume of its refrigerator is 260 liters, and another 101 liters contains a freezer. It remains to regret that such a monster is too expensive for many Russians - reaching 62 thousand rubles. cost implies a loan. But if you can still afford such a purchase, then do not hesitate for a long time!


  • Belongs to energy class A +++;
  • The handle with a pusher is used;
  • Very low noise;
  • Large volume of both cameras;
  • Decent freezing power;
  • Long autonomous cold preservation;
  • There are supercooling and superfrost;
  • There is a touch display;
  • Light and sound indication of an open door and temperature increase;
  • The freezer uses the NoFrost system;
  • Durable glass shelves.


  • High price;
  • To some, the refrigerator seems too high.

Bosch KGE39XW2AR

Rating: 4.8

This representative of our rating has a more familiar white color. However, there are options with silver and even golden colors - they just cost a little more. The corners of the case are rounded much less, and therefore the design seems a little rough. But otherwise, finding fault with the device is quite difficult. Its height reaches 200 cm. With this parameter, one cannot help but wait for a roomy refrigerating chamber. Here its volume reaches 257 liters. Only 94 liters were allocated for the freezer, but this parameter will be enough for the vast majority of buyers.

This drip refrigerator is sold for 40 thousand rubles. The price tag cannot be called low, but it is not at all particularly high. It is clear that the manufacturer definitely had to save on something. Here it is the power of freezing - it does not exceed 9 kg per day. Also, the German company did not try to minimize energy consumption, which is why the device received the corresponding class A +. However, this is where the serious flaws end. The buyer will definitely appreciate the touch control of the refrigerator - it is not difficult to choose the right mode of operation. By the way, there is a "Vacation" mode, in which the system understands that the doors will not open for at least a week - this leads to a significant reduction in energy consumption. Also, a bright LED backlight should please.

The device constantly monitors the temperature inside its chambers. If it has increased, then a beep will sound - after that you need to check if the door is open. One cannot but note the presence of glass shelves here - there are no complaints about their strength. The drip refrigerator Bosch KGE39XW2AR almost does not make noise - at rare times it gives out 38 dB, and this is a perfectly acceptable parameter. Perhaps the weight of the device is 70 kg. Two men must cope with his ascent to the desired floor. Believe me, there are also heavier refrigerators!


  • Low noise level;
  • Large volume of the refrigerator;
  • LED lighting is used;
  • Sufficiently long autonomous preservation of the cold;
  • Easy choice of operating mode using the display;
  • Sound indication of a rise in temperature;
  • Three body colors to choose from.


  • Not the highest freezing power;
  • Manual defrosting of the freezer;
  • Not the highest energy class.

Liebherr CUwb 3311

Rating: 4.8

Another Liebherr creation in our ranking. This refrigerator is already significantly less expensive - no more than 34 thousand rubles are asked for it. It is clear that such a device received a number of simplifications. However, the low cost did not affect the appearance - the refrigerator received a nice case in dark silver or white. There are other color options, however, they are rarely found on sale. The height of this product is only 181 cm. This, of course, affected the volume of the freezer, which is 84 liters. But even a short girl can reach the upper shelf, which cannot but rejoice. The volume of the refrigerator compartment was, by the way, 210 liters, which cannot be considered a low value.

Modern refrigerators are increasingly getting a handle with a pusher. And here it allows you to open the door with just one finger. One can not fail to note the long autonomous preservation of the cold, reaching here 27 hours. The display should also please the buyer, allowing you to get acquainted with the temperature in both chambers.

Of course, for such money, a manufacturer cannot please a potential buyer with an ideal device. There are glass shelves here - this is happiness. Engineers saved on the power of freezing - here it does not exceed 4 kg per day.

In fact, the Liebherr CUwb 3311 leaves behind more positive impressions than negative ones. In particular, it practically does not make noise, unlike many of its competitors with a similar price tag. SmartFrost defrosting technology is also used here, which makes this process as easy as possible. In a word, only those people who need a model with as large cameras as possible can not arrange a drip refrigerator.


  • Belongs to class A ++;
  • LED lighting applied;
  • Weight does not exceed 68 kg;
  • Many color schemes;
  • Long autonomous cold preservation;
  • There is antibacterial protection;
  • Cost cannot be called high;
  • Fairly low noise;
  • There are pens with pushers.


  • Minimum power of freezing;
  • Not very large freezer volume;
  • Manual defrosting of the freezer;
  • There is no sound indication of an open door;
  • Pushers have no elastic bands.

Gorenje NRC 6192 TX

Rating: 4.7

Another fairly low refrigerator in our rating. Its dimensions are 185x60x64 cm. As with almost all modern models, the freezer is located below. Its volume is 85 liters, which is enough for most buyers. The volume of the refrigerator is brought to an impressive 222 liters. The product meets the energy class A ++, which is a satisfactory result. It is interesting that on the case there is an LCD display that displays the current operating mode and temperature in both cameras. This refrigerator is able to provide superfrost. It also has a high power of freezing - at the level of 12 kg per day. But even more encouraging is the fact that the No Frost system is used inside the freezer. This means that defrosting by the owner of the device will be extremely rare. In fact, it will consist only in wiping the inside of the refrigerator compartment.

Glass is used as shelves, which is unlikely to break from a giant pot of soup. Like almost all drip refrigerators, the Gorenje NRC 6192 TX provides the ability to outweigh the door, because not every kitchen is convenient to open it from left to right. As for the noise level, it does not exceed 42 dB. Not a record, but quite acceptable parameter. In a word, its 37-40 thousand rubles. the refrigerator is definitely worth it! Buyers also understand this - in stores this model does not linger.


  • There is a deodorizer with ionization;
  • The modes "Vacation" and "Superfrost" are available;
  • In the freezer, the No Frost system is implemented;
  • Large volume of the refrigerator;
  • There is an antibacterial coating;
  • High power freezing;
  • Weight is 68 kg;
  • Relatively low noise level;
  • High class power consumption;
  • The LCD display is used to select the operating mode.


  • The volume of the freezer will not suit everyone;
  • Not the longest cold preservation.

Bosch KGV39XW22R

Rating: 4.6

This drip refrigerator comes in two colors. Most often in stores you can find a device with a traditional white case, but there is also a version painted in beige - it looks a little more interesting. Compared to some competitors, the refrigerator stands out for its height reaching 200 cm. The device also boasts the presence of an antibacterial coating inside the refrigerator. By the way, its volume is 257 liters - it is difficult to imagine a family that this parameter does not suit. As for the freezer, its volume reaches 94 liters.

This model belongs to the energy class A +. It should be noted that the refrigerator turned out to be almost silent. And it also has LED lighting, which is characterized by efficiency and brightness. The buyer should also please for a long time the preservation of the cold - up to 22 hours. Present here is the ability to outweigh the doors. However, this can boast of all the models that fell into our rating.

In Russian retail chains, Bosch KGV39XW22R is sold for 35 thousand rubles. Under conditions of a fairly high dollar exchange rate, it can be called cheap. What did the manufacturer save on? Yes, it could not do without simplifications when creating a budget kitchen handsome - first of all, the buyer will pay attention to the lack of an LCD display here. Button control is implemented here. The corresponding keys are located inside the refrigerator, they are hidden from the eyes of visitors to your kitchen. Also, not everyone will be satisfied with the power of freezing, not exceeding 5 kg per day. The rest is to find fault with this drip refrigerator is difficult. Glass shelves are installed here that are unlikely to disappoint. And even the weight can not be called critical - it is 72 kg (according to other sources - 74 kg).


  • A large volume of refrigeration and freezer;
  • Very low noise level (up to 38 dB);
  • There is an indication of temperature;
  • Glass shelves are used;
  • Long enough preservation of the cold;
  • Not very high cost;
  • Two color options are available;
  • Bright LED backlight.


  • Low power freezing;
  • Manual defrosting of the freezer;
  • Energy class could be higher.

ATLANT XM 4625-101

Rating: 4.5

One of the most inexpensive drip refrigerators in our ranking. In Russian retail, about 25-27 thousand rubles are being asked for him.This is quite a bit, especially when you consider that the height of this model reaches an impressive 207 cm. The secret to the low price tag lies in the fact that a refrigerator is produced in Russia - you don’t need to deliver it to a store from somewhere in Europe. Also, Russian engineers greatly simplified the management - it consists of only a few buttons, and there is no mention of any LCD display. But the manufacturer took care of the antibacterial coating. It is noted that it allows you to keep food fresh a little longer.

Looking at this refrigerator, you will immediately notice the almost equal sizes of both doors. This suggests that the volume of the refrigerating and freezing chambers here, if not identical, is very similar. Indeed, it is 205 and 159 liters, respectively. Do you like to keep at home a large stock of processed foods and meat products? Then ATLANT XM 4625-101 was created just for you! It is difficult to imagine a person who does not have enough of such a large freezer. And the refrigeration compartment can’t be called small - the products of the average Russian family will definitely fit here.

Please note that the minimum temperature in the freezer is −18 ° C. Many drip refrigerators are capable of producing -24 ° C. Another thing is whether such a low temperature is needed? As for the power of freezing, it reaches 7.2 kg per day here - a quite acceptable result.

Despite the LED lighting used here, the refrigerator consumes 323 kWh per year. As a result, experts awarded the device an energy class A +. In a word, not the best result. But the unit is able to boast of quiet operation - it is barely audible in the kitchen. Another product received glass shelves. This is important, because metal shelves can sag under the weight of some heavy saucepan with soup. The weight of the refrigerator is 76 kg.


  • Silent work;
  • The set includes glass shelves;
  • Low cost;
  • Good freezing power;
  • Huge freezer;
  • Built-in bright LED backlight;
  • There is antibacterial protection.


  • Manual defrosting of the freezer;
  • It is not convenient for everyone to reach the upper shelf;
  • Fairly high power consumption.


Rating: 4.4

It must be the easiest refrigerator you can imagine now. At least when it comes to devices with a drip defrosting system. Moreover, for 23 thousand rubles. the buyer receives a roomy device, the height of which reaches 201 cm. The total amount of internal space is 331 liters. 118 l fall into the freezer - I think that this number will suit most buyers. It should be noted that inside the 213-liter refrigerator compartment there is an antibacterial coating - for such an inexpensive device, this seems unexpected. And glass shelves are pleasantly surprising - usually cheap refrigerators get shelves made of metal or even plastic. But most of all, some people will be pleased with a weight not exceeding 58 kg. Two adult men should easily bring such a refrigerator to the kitchen.

Despite the budget status, this model is capable of boasting a sound indication of an open door. And still pleasantly surprised by the power of freezing, reaching 7 kg per day. And if you also think about the temperature display, then you don’t understand why the device received such a low price. It seems that the price tag was affected by aging rotary switches, which regulate the temperature in the refrigerator and freezer compartments. Also, one can not fail to notice that this refrigerator makes a little more noise than the competitors discussed above. But he consumes relatively little electricity, even for his class A +. If you like precision, then every year the device consumes approximately 294 kWh of electricity.

It remains to regret that in Russia such a drip refrigerator sells a minimum number of retail chains. Otherwise, he could be a real hit! However, maybe the refrigerator doesn’t exist in retail chains, because it sells out very quickly?


  • Not very high power consumption;
  • There is a sound indication of an open door;
  • Good freezing power;
  • A large volume of freezers and refrigerators;
  • Glass shelves are used;
  • There is an antibacterial coating;
  • Light weight;
  • Very low cost.


  • Manual defrosting of the freezer;
  • The simplest rotary switches are used.


On this we can finish our story. Now you know how a drip refrigerator differs from a device that supports NoFrost technology. You also know which models are worth paying attention to. And do not forget that even the best refrigerator has a number of disadvantages that you have to put up with. We honestly mention this.

Attention! This rating is subjective, is not an advertisement and does not serve as a guide to the purchase. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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