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Arctic King Stainless Steel Deep Freezer, 5-Cubic Feet

Last updated: February 8, 2024


Constructed using a durable stainless steel, this deep freezer is perfect for families or couples who wish to stock up on food items. It features an attractive black finish and offers 5 cubic feet of storage space. There's also a storage basket for added organization that can be removed more room is needed.

We looked at the top Deep Freezers and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Deep Freezer you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: This deep freezer has an Energy Star certification, so you can count on it being energy efficient.

In our analysis of 133 expert reviews, the Arctic King Stainless Steel Deep Freezer, 5-Cubic Feet placed 7th when we looked at the top 15 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

With the Arctic King 5.0 cu. ft. Chest Freezer ARC050S0ARBB, it’s easy to add a large-capacity freezer to almost any space. This compact unit gives you extra room for your frozen foods, looks sleek and takes up minimal space in your home or business. Whether you are shopping for your house, garage, basement, apartment, kitchen, cabin, lake house, time share, or business, the black chest freezer can meet your frozen food needs. The removable storage basket, easy-access defrost drain, easy-clean interior and gasket and recessed handle empower effortless use. The sleek black color blends easily into nearly any personal or professional environment. The 5.0 cu ft chest freezer is also incredibly energy efficient, using just an estimated 218 kilowatts of power for an entire year. The freezer is shipped in double-layer packaging to ensure safe delivery. It’s covered under a one-year warranty for added convenience.

Our Expert Consultant

Julie Chernoff
Culinary Expert

Julie Chernoff is a long-time member of Les Dames d’Escoffier (past president of the Chicago Chapter, and current co-chair of the LDEI Legacy Awards Committee), the Association of Food Journalists (AFJ) and the International Association of Culinary Professionals.

Chernoff is the dining editor of Better, a lifestyle website and print magazine. Her journalism started in the test kitchens of Weight Watchers Magazine. She holds a BA in English from Yale University and is a graduate of the California Culinary Academy. She has spent the last few decades styling, photographing, teaching, developing recipes, editing, thinking and writing about food.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

Great design and easy to open/close
It has a manual adjustable thermostat for your liking, and an easily accessible defrost drain.
The lock will prevent unauthorized individuals from accessing it.
Easy access drain and high performance.
Other features on the product include a large storage basket and easy access to the defrost drainage.
This accessory’s exterior is smooth and dust-resistance to prevent too much time use as you perform frequent maintenance.
The removable basket allows for neat organization and easy access to small things.
The lid has a recessed handle which keeps the look minimalistic and allows for easy opening/closing of the lid.
For defrosting the fridge you also get a drain port at the side which is covered by a protective cap.

What reviewers didn't like

Some folks might not like the taller shape
There are some dented parts as some reported.
Those who need lots of space definitely should go with some of our other options.
The inside dents easily
No interior or exterior lighting
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