Eating out may get too expensive for OTR truck drivers.
A cheaper way of eating for truck drivers is keeping their food inside a mini-fridge for 18-wheelers and preparing it when needed.
So, if long-haul truck drivers can find a sturdy, and good fridge, it becomes a sleeper cab accessory making your journey smoother.
In this article, I share a list of well-rated refrigerators for semi-trucks.
1. Norcold Inc Portable Refrigerator/Freezer
- The Norcold Inc Portable Refrigerator can be used in semi-sleeper cabs.
- Size is 15.6 H x 22W x 15.7D.
- With a DC cord with a cigarette lighter plug, you can control the temperature of the 2-in-1 refrigerator and freezer. Also, you can use the AC adaptor as an optional source of energy.
- The exterior of the mini-fridge is made of durable and corrosion-proof plastic. It also includes heavy-duty removable handles and an easily reversible and removable hinged lid.
- It has 2.1 cubic feet.
- Its stainless-steel interior with an easy-to-clean removable wire basket can hold 86, 12-oz cans.
- The mini-fridge has a hermetically sealed compressor with built-in low voltage protection, CFC-free insulation foam, refrigerant, and three settable levels battery protection.
2. RCA Refrigerator
- The RCA refrigerator has an adjustable thermostat and compressor cooling for ultimate cooling even in the hottest weather.
- Its dimensions is 20.09" D (Including Handles), 16.92" Depth (Less Door), Height to Top of Door Hinge: 33" to 19.09" W.
- Even with its compact size, it comes with a 2-door configuration just like regular room-sized refrigerators, the top section for the freezer, and the bottom unit for the refrigerator.
- The semiconductor refrigeration chip is freon-free and environmentally friendly. Its quiet technology is at a minimum ( 25dB ).
- With a 3.2 Cubic Foot space and weighing 57 Lbs, it saves quite some space for you to have more appliances, and with a reversible door that accommodates both right and left-handed use, it makes it even easier to use for everyone.
3. Smeta Mini Fridge
- 15.7 x 16.5 x 19.7.
- 35 lbs.
- This mini-fridge is AC/DC single reversible door refrigerator/cooler without a freezer.
- The mini-fridge doesn't have that many parts that make its operation quiet.
- Fully enclosed design, lifetime use without adding refrigerant.
- It has the option to choose between AC and DC power.
4. Galanz Compact Mini Fridge
- Capacity - 3.1 cubic fee.
- Configuration - freezer-on-top.
- Color - black.
- Special features - retro fridge, interior light, mechanical thermostat control, 2 leveling front legs.
- Number of doors - 2.
- Defrost system - partial automatic defrost.
- Dimensions - 19.17"D x 23.31"W x 35.16"H.
- Glass shelves can separate your different types of food | A removable slide-out glass shelf provides more ways to organize your storage needs.
- Galanz refrigerator can be controlled manually with the control dial from cool to cold to coldest, you can turn the knob to set the temperature you want.
5. Cooluli Mini Fridge for Truck
- Capacity - 20 liters.
- Configuration - without a freezer.
- Color - Aqua Blue.
- Installation type - countertop.
- Number of doors - 1.
- Defrost system - manual defrost.
- Voltage - 110 Volts.
- The dimension of the unit is 11.25" W x 13.75" D x 16.25" H and weighs 13 lbs., 12 oz. The inner dimensions are 8.8" L x 9" D x 13.6" H.
- Adjust and set your desired temperature with the simple touch of a button with the digital thermostat on the easy-to-read display.
- Use this cooler/warmer mini refrigerator as a beer and wine cooler, and store food, snacks, drinks, breast milk, insulin, beauty and skincare products, and medications.
- The sleek, glass-front mini fridge is ideal to use at home, in the nursery, office, and dorm room, and on road trips, or in extended cab semi-truck.
- Innovative semiconductor operation is energy-efficient, ultra-quiet, and 100% eco-friendly.
6. Iceco Portable Refrigerator with Secop Compressor
- Capacity - 47,5 liters.
- Configuration - compact internal freezer.
- Color - gray.
- Dimensions - 14.72"D x 25.94"W x 18.78"H.
- Refrigerant - R513A.
- Door material types - metal cabinet.
- Cooling range is from 0°F to 50°F (-18℃~10℃) to meet all your freezing or refrigeration need. Fridge cooling rate can be selected between MAX mode for fast cooling or MIN mode for energy efficiency.
- Each portable refrigerator is equipped with a DC cord and an AC cable. Independent 12V/24V DC and 110-240V AC output port avoid chaotic wire accumulation and make the use environment cleaner and safer.
- The truck refrigerator will automatically power off according to your setting gear to prevent the car battery from being depleted. 3 gears can be selected.
7. Midea Single Reversible Door Refrigerator
- Capacity - 1.6 cubic feet.
- Configuration - internal freezer.
- Color - black.
- Installation type - freestanding.
- Number of doors - 1.
- Defrost system - automatic.
- Dimensions - 17.72"D x 18.58"W x 18.19"H.
- Voltage - 115 volts.
- It has adjustable legs and a reversible door that opens from left or right.