There are different types of American fridges, the most well-known model being the side-by-side. It has a fridge and freezer side by side. A French door American fridge, which has a fridge compartment above the freezer compartment, is increasingly popular. Do you want that little extra in addition to a lot of cooling space? Choose an American fridges with a dispenser. Usually, it's a water dispenser and ice cube machine in one.