Whirlpool EV188NYWS

EV188NYWS Sidekicks Series 17.7 cu. ft. Upright Freezer with Adjustable Mid Basket, Interior Light, Frost Free Defrost, Gallon Door Storage and Icemaker Capable: Stainless Steel

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Whirlpool EV188NYWS

Whirlpool EV188NYWS Sidekicks Series 17.7 cu. ft. Upright Freezer with Adjustable Mid Basket, Interior Light, Frost Free Defrost, Gallon Door Storage and Icemaker Capable: Stainless Steel
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Brand: Whirlpool
UPC: 058822013005
Stock Id: SID131724
Series: Sidekicks Series
Color: Stainless Steel
Type: Freestanding
Style: Upright
Accepts Custom Panels: No
Glass Door: No
Field Reversible Doors: No
Width: 30"
Height: 66.6"
Depth: 31"
Energy Star: Yes
Total Capacity: 17.7 cu. ft.
Volts: 115
Ice Maker: No
Approved for Outdoor Use: No
Technical Details
Defrost: Frost Free
Number of Shelves: 4
Type of Shelves: Glass
Amps: 15
Hinge Side: Left
ADA Compliant: No
Door Bins: Adjustable
Undercounter: No
Lock: No
Glass Shelves: 4
Quick Freeze: Yes
Counter-Depth: No
Approved for Commercial Use: No
Cabinet Color: Monochromatic
Interior Light: Yes
Wire Baskets: 2
Series: Sidekicks
Door Color: Stainless Steel
Temperature Control: Adjustable
Handle Type: Metal Mid-Sized Bow
Frequency: 60 Hz
Handle Color: Brushed Aluminum
Fast Freeze Setting: Yes
Ice-Maker Ready: Yes
Front Leveling Legs: Yes
Rollers: Yes
Door Type: Square Door
Usage: Residential
Approved for Medical Use: No
Food Capacity: 619.5 Lbs. (281 kg.)
Smooth Door: Yes
Gallon Storage Door Shelf: Yes
Total Door Shelves/Bin: 7
Door Mount: Left-Hand
Annual Energy: 635 kWh/Year
Est. Yearly Operating Cost: $68.00

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It's your choice. If you want just the freezer space of this ENERGY STAR qualified Sidekicks 17.7 cu. ft. all-freezer unit, go ahead. Or, pair it with the matching Sidekicks all-refrigerator (model EL88TRRW) to have more of your fresh and frozen food in one side-by-side configuration for a whopping total combined 35.4 cu. ft. of storage. Customize your freezer with the four adjustable glass shelves and six adjustable door bins. Freezer space or more space, you decide.


Enhance every home you build with stylish, innovative appliances that home buyers demand. Home buyers expect appliances that meet the needs of their everyday lives, are easy to use and reflect the style of their individual tastes. But, to provide appliances you will truly appreciate and will use for years to come, requires a higher level of commitment. Whirlpool's commitment to quality, craftsmanship and style challenges them to design products that lead the industry in innovation and design.


Energy-Saving Technology Saves You Money
Freezers run non-stop. So choose an ENERGY STAR® qualified model that will be cost-efficient to run and not waste resources.

Bring Groceries Back to Frozen Solid Fast
When activated, Fast Freeze drives the freezer temperature 10 degrees colder than the lowest setting, to freeze food quickly and efficiently.

Adjustable Storage Gives You Flexibility and Adaptability
Arrange your fresh and frozen food exactly how you want it. Adjustable door bins, slide-out shelves, and more make it easy to find what you need.

ENERGY STAR® Qualified
ENERGY STAR® qualified freezers use less energy so you can help the environment while saving money.

Interior Light
Enjoy 40-watt interior lights that make it easy to find hidden items in dark places. That's the most watts available 2 1 . Among comparable freezers.

Adjustable Door Bins
Increases door storage flexibility and organization. Moving bins adjust to fit your storage needs.

Slide Out Glass Shelves
Slide-out glass shelves make finding items easy.

Gallon Door Storage
Provides a convenient place so bulky items like gallon jugs or large bottles don't spill or take up extra shelf space.

Frost Free Defrost
Automatically prevents frost build-up, ensuring you never have to empty the contents for a manual defrost.

Multi-air Baffle Port
Our unique design offers better air flow for more uniform cooling and freezing.

Ice Maker Ready with Option Kit
Allows the installation of an automatic ice maker so extra ice is always on hand for entertaining.

Sidekicks® Trim Kit
Hides the gaps between walls and cabinets to give the Sidekicks® refrigerator and/or freezer a premium built-in look.

Moving Wheels
Bottom wheels make it easy to move and clean behind the freezer, but stay fixed to avoid swiveling.

Foam in Place Door Liners
Makes customizing door storage easy by offering up to 8 different shelf positions.


Energy Star:Yes
Total Capacity:17.7 Cu. Ft.
Food Capacity:619.5 Lbs. (281 kg.)
Smooth Door:Yes
Temperature Control:Adjustable
Glass Shelves:4
Interior Light:Yes
Fast Freeze Setting:Yes
Door Bins:Adjustable
Wire Baskets:2
Gallon Storage Door Shelf:Yes
Total Door Shelves/Bin:7
Ice-Maker Ready:Yes
Front Leveling Legs:Yes
Door Type:Square Door
Door Mount:Left-Hand
Handle Type:Metal Mid-Sized Bow
Door Color:Stainless Steel
Cabinet Color:Monochromatic
Handle Color:Brushed Aluminum
Energy Consumption
Annual Energy:635 kWh/Year
Est. Yearly Operating Cost:$68.00
Frequency:60 Hz

Whirlpool EV188NYWS Reviews & Ratings

EV188NYWS Sidekicks Series 17.7 cu. ft. Upright Freezer with Adjustable Mid Basket, Interior Light, Frost Free Defrost, Gallon Door Storage and Icemaker Capable: Stainless Steel is rated 4.2143 out of 5 by 14.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good freezer for this price point I've had this freezer for just over a month and have not had any problems with it. It is a good freezer for our intended use as a second unit for long term storage. We put this freezer into a utility room (mud room/laundry room) just off our garage, adjacent to our kitchen. This space is nicely finished, so aesthetics were just as important as function in our purchase decision. The freezer looks great and works very well for that space, but I would not want it in my kitchen as a primary unit due to noise. However, my point of reference for noise is our virtually silent, higher-end, built-in refrigerator/freezer in our kitchen. The noise made by this Whirlpool freezer is less than some of the other units we considered and is substantially less expensive than purchasing another high-end built-in. (We did ask sales people in a local store to plug in the units we considered so we could listen.) This freezer only makes noise for a few minutes after it is opened. It works for us because we don't constantly open it and have it in a utility room. I really like the interior space, the deep door pockets, and the adjustable glass shelves. The freezer door closes easily and I do not have to worry about the seal failing if I just close it quickly and walk away. It is a good value if absolute silence is not a necessary feature.
Date published: 2014-08-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Ive had two of these I bought a pair of sidekicks in 07 fell in love with them. I started having problems with the refrigerator in may of 2013 had two repair men out one tried to fix the other told me the bill was going to be more then a new one. Well I checked into a new one and he was right it was more to fix then a new one. However the design changed since 07 and that meant that I had to buy a new freezer also! So it cost me way way more then a new one but I wasnt going to have a miss matched pair in my kitchen. I do love the space thats for sure but not sure if we build again if I will go with these two units. Sure hope I have better luck with the new units then I did the old ones
Date published: 2014-03-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from modern and sleek look I bought this three months ago to go into my new $50000 kitchen. It looks great next to my high gloss cabinets and next to the Sidekick wirlpool fridge. the counter depth is a great feature. The unit does not stick out past my kitchen cabinets.The two pieces look like one large expensive commercial unit. It gets a lot colder then a fridge/freeze. If I need to cool beer I have really cold beer in less then 20 min. also I added the ice maker, really easy to install. The unit is very spacious with its 18 cu.ft. Storing a month worth of food and there is still plenty of space left for other things. Great unit!
Date published: 2014-05-21
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Looks are only Skin deep I bought this with the matching fridge 8 months ago and the trim kit to finish the look of my new kitchen. The unit broke after 7 months and now has broken again 1 month later. I have lost 2 freezer full of food. The first time the tech cam out after I explained what was wrong needed to order a part a take 2 weeks to get it. My problem is how do I get faith back in whirlpool once they fix it. so I can put food in the freezer and not worry I am going to loose it again.
Date published: 2013-09-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Looks great, holds EVERYTHING!!! We replaced our older model Sidekick freezer and 'fridge recently and the new ones look fantastic. Very high-end. They hold much more than those pricey units like sub-zero and perform very well so far. We did buy the optional ice maker, but wished it was included. Who doesn't want an ice maker as a standard feature? Other than that, we are thrilled with our new Sidekicks. Vivian L. Santa Fe, NM
Date published: 2013-02-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It does the job A little noisy at times.........other reviews do warn about it, but if you are putting it in a back room, it doesn't matter. It would be nice to have more in-door shelving.........depending on the size of items being stored, you can end up with a lot of usable space wasted because of the opportunity to use more shelves to store things.
Date published: 2013-11-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Improved new features This is the second set of sidekicks I have owned. I replaced them because the refrigerator quit working after 5 1/2 years. The air flow in the freezer is improved. My previous unit ran the air flow right top of the ice bin container which made of large clumps of ice that were a mess. Love the new air flow
Date published: 2014-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from EXcellent I have used this brand product for the last 10 years, I've had no problems using you products, the features, the workmanship, quality, durability are ways above all others I have used . Thanks
Date published: 2013-03-16

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