It is important to understand the dimensions of a mini fridge if you are looking to purchase, move, or redesign a space. We calculated the average mini fridge dimension by looking at not only the most popular brands of mini fridges but also the different mini fridge categories.
The chart below displays the average dimensions for each respective category of mini fridges:
|Mini Fridge Category||Avg. Length||Avg. Width||Avg. Height|
|Under the Counter||24.30″||23.90″||33.95″|
Mini Fridge Categories
- Portable Mini Fridges
- Cube Mini Fridges
- Mid-Size (standard) Mini Fridges
- Under the Counter Mini Fridges
Brands We Used in Our Calculation
- Magic Chef
- Summit Appliance
Portable Mini Fridges
A portable mini fridge is a fridge that can be easily moved. They are even smaller then what you would think of as a traditional mini fridge. They are are more then optimal for taking with you on road trips, or can even be a great office feature. They use little energy given their extreme compactness.
Portable Mini Fridge Dimensions
|Chefman||4L Portable Mini Fridge with Warming Function||5″||5″||7.25″|
|RCA||Portable Retro 6-can Mini Fridge RMIS129||10″||7″||10.5″|
|Cooluli||Electric 4-Liter Portable Cooler/Warmer||10″||7.5″||10.63″|
|Nutrichef||Electric 4-Liter Portable Cooler/Warmer||15″||15″||10″|
Cube Mini Fridges
The cube mini fridge is also in the “smaller” then usual category”. They are as close to a square as you will get as far as refrigerators go. Despite how compact they are they are not highly portable. Sure they might be easy to relocate but this is not a fridge you are bringing on road trips like the portable mini fridge.
If you are purchasing this fridge you are doing from a space saving perspective. They can hold more then the portable fridge because they are slightly large. As a result of the increased storage space they will consume more power.
Cube Mini Fridge Dimensions
|Insignia||1.7 Cu. Ft. Mini Fridge|
|SPT||1.6 Cu. Ft. Mini Fridge|
|Frigidaire||1.6 Cu. Ft. Mini Fridge|
|Sunbeam||1.7 cu.ft Compact Fridge|
Mid Size Mini Fridges
The mid size mini fridges are the most common type of mini fridge in the market. As you will see once you hit the size chart they are much larger then the compact and portable mini fridges. With that extra size comes with much more space.
You will find two types of mid size mini fridges. The first one is with either no freezer compartment or a small one located in the top of the unit. The second type is one where the fridge has two doors with separate fridge and freezer compartments. Both types have there own advantages and disadvantages.
Mid Size Fridge (One Door) Dimensions
|Magic Chef||4.4 cu. ft. Mini Fridge with Freezerless Design|
|RCA||3.2 cu. ft. Mini Fridge in Stainless Steel|
|Summit Appliance||4.6 cu. ft. Mini Fridge in Stainless Steel|
|Danby||4.4 cu. ft. Mini Fridge in Iridium Silver|
Mid Size Fridge (Two Door) Dimensions
|Magic Chef||3.1 cu. ft. Mini Fridge in Stainless|
|Keystone||3.1 cu. ft. Mini 2-Door Fridge|
|Frigidaire||3.1 cu. ft. Mini Fridge in Silver Mist|
|Whynter||3.4 cu. ft. Energy Star Stainless Steel|
Under the Counter Mini Fridges
This type of mini fridge will typically have a higher storage capacity then the other three categories of mini fridges mentioned above. This type of fridge is most commonly used for bars or as secondary fridges in kitchens. They can be very appealing to look at as most of them are a mixture of glass and stainless steel. Wine coolers fall within the under the counter mini fridge category.
Under the Counter Mini Fridge Dimensions
|Whirlpool|| 51-Bottle Built-In Wine Cooler|
|Thermador||5.1 Cu. Ft. Built-In Mini Fridge|
|Viking||Professional 5 Series 108-Can Beverage Cooler|
|U-Line||1000 Series 4.2 cu. ft. Convertible Mini Fridge||23.25″||24″||32.13″|