Danby DAR195BL Refrigerator Review

Danby has come up with its latest small refrigerator of 1.8 cu. ft. or 51 liter, at a price of about $130. The device is extremely compact, and suitable for smaller areas. The refrigerator features one full shelf, and other half shelf with slide out mechanism for easy access. These shelves can also be removed easily to make space for larger items. He space provided is enough to store about 2 liter bottles of soda, and it even features a beverage dispenser in door to hold 12 ounce cans. This dispenser can hold up to 5 cans at a single time. The door hinge provided on the device is reversible, means that you can install the door to open either from left, or from right, as per your requirement. The molded worktop permits you to add appliances, or any other items on the top of the device, and smooth back allows for a better fitting with the wall. The automatic defrost mechanism takes care of all your maintenance needs. The fridge weighs a mere 44 pounds, and it is backed up by one year warranty from the manufacturer.

danby dar195bl refrigerator

Let’s have a quick look on the pros and cons of this refrigerator.


  • Small size allows for easy fittings in restricted areas of any room.
  • Defrost feature minimizes the amount of manual effort needed for maintenance.
  • Door may be installed either from left, or from right, as per the corner requirements.
  • Covered under 1 year warranty.
  • Despite the small size, it provides enough space for personal use.
  • The design allows for easy accommodation in any space.
  • The integrated handle gives safety, and ease of use.
  • The shelves can be removed easily, to accommodate bigger items when needed.


  • Poor Packaging: Few people have claimed that when the product was shipped to their house, it was damaged on the way itself owing to the poor packaging done by the manufacturer.
  • The simple and straight forward looks might not appeal to everyone’s eyes.
  • Hinge may develop problems after multiple installations and removals.

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The refrigerator is surely for you if you want it for personal use, but in no way can it be useful more than a single user. Customers have given 4 to 5 stars to this product, and have appreciated the build quality. The refrigerator is even energy efficient and consumes very low power. With such a small size, it’s really hard to imagine the incredible power packed in this device.

The refrigerator can be purchased online from various shopping portals like amazon, and it can be shipped free of cost directly to your doorstep. This is really a wise choice for individuals living in restricted areas. The popularity of the item can be guessed from the fact that all the customers who have purchased it are simply in love with it, and are even recommending it to their relatives, and friends. Once you have this refrigerator, you will never need to worry about your cold foods, and it will help you enjoy your cold beverages at their best.

Do you own a Danby refrigerator? Loving it or having any problems with it? Do post your review in the comments below.

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  1. minka kelly September 22, 2013

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