Evakool Fridge Review

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Evakool TMX65 2

High quality and reliable, but more affordable than premium brands such as Engel and Bushman, Evakool fridges offer a vast range of options for those looking to keep their food and drinks cold while enjoying the outdoors.

Australian Evakool have been in this game a long time and know their target audience very well. This means their products are built specifically with harsh Australian conditions in mind, and that you can be pretty comfortable that there something in their range that fits your needs.

Their fridges are split into four main model ranges:

  1. Evakool Glacier - Heavy-duty, high-performance fridges, some with dual zone configuration.
  2. Evakool Travelmate - Affordable and lightweight, these are a great entry level, multipurpose fridge.
  3. Evakool Fridgemate - A super tough fridge with a 5-year warranty
  4. Evakool Fibreglass - Premium fridges with superior insulation

1. Evakool Glacier Fridge Review

A heavy duty fridge with great insulation and high-quality components, the Glacier range is perfect for those looking to set up a permanent fridge in their vehicle. It's also one of the more affordable offerings in the Evakool range of fridges.

Characterised by their solid metal exterior, the Glacier can take a real beating. A great option for touring and longer trips, and those not too concerned with weight.

Glacier fridges come with a handy digital display and the DX models feature dual-zone compartments that can be set up independently for fridge/freezer arrangement.

Capacity

Features

Cabinet:

  • 12/24 and 240 Volt
  • Can be a fridge or a freezer
  • Can freeze down to -20oC at the Plate.
  • Heavy Duty Handles
  • Maximum power drain = 4 Amps
  • Power drain at optimum temperature from 1 Amp / Hour
  • Thick, High Density Foam Insulation

Compressor (Danfoss BD35F):

  • Silent, reliable, efficient operation
  • Adjustable Low voltage protection
  • Will operate on angles up to 30 degrees
  • Self diagnostic fault system
  • Easy to use digital controls
  • 2 variable speed settings
  • Automatic reverse polarity protection

Price Range:

  • $600 - $1,100

Pros

Solid Metal Exterior

Danfoss BD35F Compressor

Cons

Heavy

2-Year Warranty

https://youtu.be/LVaTcdFsZLg

2. Evakool Travelmate Review

Made to be a jack-of-all-trades fridge, the Travelmate range from Evakool is versatile and affordable.

The multi-voltage feature provides you with a range of power options when out on the road, while an included insulated cover keeps the Travelmate cool even in the most challenging of environments.

With a 5-year no fuss warranty, it's easy to see why the Travelmate is such a popular option for Australian's out on the road.

Capacity

Features

Cabinet:

  • Fully insulated base and lid
  • Lightweight but sturdy
  • Smooth walls, hygienic and easy to clean
  • Will not rust, corrode or dent
  • Will not absorb food tastes or odours
  • Handles can be used as tie down points
  • Drainage bung for easy cleaning
  • Internal Bright LED Light
  • Handy cable securing point
  • USB port to charge small devices (0.5A)
  • Removable baskets

Compressor (DANFOSS (SECOP) BD35F):

  • Silent, reliable, efficient operation
  • Digital Controls
  • Three stage settable low voltage protection
  • Will operate on angles up to 30 degrees
  • Self-diagnostic fault system
  • Proven low power usage for longer battery life
  • Simple to use controls

Price Range:

  • $870 - $960

Pros

Affordable for the quality

Danfoss BD35F Compressor

Insulated Cover Included

https://youtu.be/7pNBXwcKyZA

3. Evakool Fridgemate Review

A super tough, high performing fridge, the Fridgemate range is built to last.

The key features of this range are the inclusion of Evakool's durable fully insulated polyethelene cabinet, along with their EK25DC refrigeration compressor.

A 3-in-1 configuration means it can be a fridge, freezer, or both, while the external location of the compressor means maximised internal space.

Evakool stand by the Fridgemate series with a no fuss 5-year warranty.

Capacity

  • 55 Litre Fridgemate Polyethelene Fridge*Freezer
  • 70 Litre Fridgemate Polyethelene Fridge*Freezer
  • 95 Litre Fridgemate Polyethelene Fridge*Freezer

Features

Cabinet:

  • Robust polyethelene
  • Fully insulated base and lid
  • Lightweight but sturdy
  • Smooth walls, hygienic and easy to clean
  • No Joins or gaps
  • Will not rust, corrode or dent
  • Does not need a cover
  • Quality Fittings
  • Handles can be used as tie down points
  • Drainage bung for easy cleaning
  • Removable baskets

Compressor (EVAKOOL EK25DC):

  • Silent, reliable, efficient operation
  • DIGITAL CONTROLS
  • Low voltage protection
  • Will operate on angles up to 30 degrees
    Self diagnostic fault system
  • Normal and economy mode selection
  • Proven low power usage for longer battery life
  • Simple to use controls
    Marinising is available for marine use

Price Range:

  • $1,200 - $1,500

Pros

Superior insulation means no cover required

Super tough exterior

Pros

More expensive than other EvaKool fridges

https://youtu.be/PZcKNlnNhNk

4. Evakool Fibreglass Review

Evakool's premium fridge offering, the Fibreglass range stands out from the rest due to its superior insulation. Combined with Evakool's premium compressor, these fridges are perfect for tough Australian conditions.

A great option for anyone serious about cooling for extended periods, and includes a 5-year warranty.

Capacity

Features

Cabinet:

  • Heat resistant white gloss fibreglass
  • Fully insulated base and lid
  • Lightweight but sturdy
  • Smooth walls, hygienic and easy to clean
  • No Joins or gaps
  • Will not rust, corrode or dent
  • Will not absorb food tastes or odours
  • Does not need a cover
  • Quality Fittings
  • Handles can be used as tie down points
  • Drainage bung for easy cleaning
  • Removable baskets

Compressor (EVAKOOL EK25DC):

  • Silent, reliable, efficient operation
  • NOW WITH DIGITAL CONTROLS
  • Low voltage protection
  • Will operate on angles up to 30 degrees
  • Self-diagnostic fault system
  • Normal and economy mode selection
  • Proven low power usage for longer battery life
  • Simple to use controls
  • Marinising is available for marine use

Price Range:

  • $1,370 - $2,100

Pros

Superior insulation means no cover required

Fibreglass easy to clean and doesn't absorb odors

Pros

Most expensive EvaKool fridges

https://youtu.be/fictg7ddAVk
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