Engel MR040 Portable AC/DC 12 Volt Fridge-Freezer Review

Engel MR040 Portable AC/DC 12 Volt Fridge-Freezer

Product Review: Engel MR040 Portable AC/DC 12 Volt Fridge-Freezer

Company: Amazon

Price Range: $800 – $850

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Who Would Buy This: Those shopping for a rugged & reliable, portable fridge freezer for portable cooling.


  • The Engel MR040 is built with a highly durable ABS case which is resistant to rusting and corrosion, making this model suited for outdoor usage. Each corner of the unit has durable rubber bumpers to give the case added protection.
  • The unit is designed with a reversible lid so you have the flexibility to open it at your preferred side. The under lid storage tray provides handy storage for fuse packs or power cords.
  • Its 40 Qts volume gives you plenty of storage space for cooling items. The interior dimensions of the included wire basket are 14″ x 10″ x 14″ (L x W x H).
  • Multi Voltage – The MR040 can run on either 12/24V DC or 110V AC power, so you can power this cooler whether you’re home or away. The unit switches to the correct power automatically for your convenience.
  • The Engel Swing Motor Compressor is renowned for its high efficiency, outstanding temperature stability and low power draw. Its low amount of moving parts ensures that wear is minimal for an extended lifespan.
  • Your appliance includes an AC & DC cord, removable handles, green rubber mat plus an interior wire basket.


  • At 48 lbs, the Engel MR040 weighs quite a fair bit so keep this in mind if you intend to move it a lot.

Guarantee: 2-year warranty.


Engel USA are a tried and tested brand when it comes to delivering portable cooling you can rely on and this is another fine product in their kitty.

The Engel MR040 is a step-up from previous models as it features an all plastic exterior which gives you the benefits of added weather resistance. Any outdoor enthusiast will appreciate this.

We’d recommend the MR040 wholeheartedly to anyone in search of a reliable, quiet, energy efficient portable fridge freezer.

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