January 2022

Gas Grills: Aggregated Ranking Report

This report contains an aggregate consensus of Gas Grill rankings posted by key online experts, as of January 2022.

At a glance - January 2022 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Gas Grill
Forbes
Homes & Gardens
NBC News
CNET
HealthyKitchen 101
Good Housekeeping
Popular Mechanics
Bob Vila
Business Insider
Gear Patrol
1
- $569
Weber Spirit II E-310
1
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
1
-
2
- $979
Weber Genesis II E-335
-
1
-
1
-
-
-
4
-
-
3
- $258
Coleman RoadTrip 285
6
-
-
-
-
5
9
-
-
-
4
- $459
Weber Spirit II E-210
-
-
2
-
-
-
1
-
-
-
5
- $238
Weber Q1200
-
-
-
-
10
-
8
-
-
6
6
- $1239
Genesis II EX-335
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
2
-
7
- $1299
Weber Genesis II S-435
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
7
-
-
8
- $1385
Napoleon Prestige 500 RSIB
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
9
- $290
Char-Griller Grillin' Pro
-
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
10
- $2289
Napoleon Prestige Pro 500
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
11
- $220
Cuisinart Venture CGG-750
5
-
-
-
-
-
4
-
-
-

We ranked Weber Spirit II E-310 #1 in January 2022 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Weber Spirit II E-310 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Gas Grill Overall

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Good Housekeeping

Best mid-range gas grill

Pros
Competitive price point for quality and performance results
Sturdy side tables, including one that slides down

Cons
Takes a long time to put together

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Business Insider

The best gas grill overall

Pros
Great price for the quality
excellent ignition system
heats quickly and evenly
10-year warranty on all parts

Cons
Awkward to move because there are no handles

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We ranked Weber Genesis II E-335 #2 in January 2022 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Weber Genesis II E-335 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Homes & Gardens

The best gas grill

Pros
Smartphone compatible
Meat probe included
Sear zone for steaks
Good side burner

Cons
Took us a while to assemble

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CNET

Best gas grill overall

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Bob Vila

Best natural gas

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Methodology: combine opinions of key experts

Identify Experts

We identify key publishers and experts that consistently review and recommend Gas Grills.

Capture Rankings

For each publisher we find a currently recommended "top 10" list of Gas Grills, it must be updated in the last 9 months.

Aggregate Rankings

We put all those lists together and aggregate them. The more frequently a product is recommended, the higher it is in our ranking

Experts chosen for January 2022 ranking

We ranked Coleman RoadTrip 285 #3 in January 2022 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

The Best Portable Gas Grill

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Good Housekeeping

Best portable gas grill

Pros
Turns on easily
Heats quickly and makes nice grill marks
Side shelves slide in and grill folds flat for transporting

Cons
Propane tank can be tricky to attach sometimes

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Popular Mechanics

Best multi-burner portable

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We ranked Weber Spirit II E-210 #4 in January 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Weber Spirit II E-210 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
NBC News

Best affordable gas grill

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Popular Mechanics

Editors' Choice

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We ranked Weber Q1200 #5 in January 2022 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
HealthyKitchen 101

Best Tabletop Gas Grill

Pros
Solid performance
Compact design
Thermometer
Inexpensive

Cons
Flimsy side shelves

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Popular Mechanics

Best for simple burgers and dogs

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Gear Patrol

Best Portable Gas Grill

Pros
Cast-aluminum body is weather-proof
Folds away and fits in a trunk with ease

Cons
At 30+ pounds, it's not light
Fold-out prep counters are cute, but I'd rather have a few more inches of grill

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We ranked Genesis II EX-335 #6 in January 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Genesis II EX-335 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Overall Gas Grill

Pros
Offers several high-end features
Built-in thermometer that can be used with or without the app
Top-perfomer in heating and steak tests

Cons
Pricey

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Business Insider

Best upgrade gas grill

Pros
Beautiful design
Built-in probe thermometers
Comes with lights for the grill and knobs
Even cooking
Searing zone for high-temp cooking

Cons
Probe thermometers can be inaccurate and finicky to use
Light broke on assembly
Takes a long time to assemble
Difficult to move

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We ranked Weber Genesis II S-435 #7 in January 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Weber Genesis II S-435 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
NBC News

Best gas grill overall

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Bob Vila

Best large capacity

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We ranked Napoleon Prestige 500 RSIB #8 in January 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

Best Large Natural Gas Grill

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Bob Vila

Best High-End

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We ranked Char-Griller Grillin' Pro #9 in January 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
NBC News

Best basic gas grill

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Gear Patrol

Best Gas Grill Under $300

Pros
Stupid-good price
Excellent vent placement & airflow
Maxes out around 650 degrees

Cons
Unquestionably a cheap product
More grill space would be nice

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We ranked Napoleon Prestige Pro 500 #10 in January 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Homes & Gardens

The best grill overall

Pros
Reaches 1800 degrees in 30 seconds
Infrared zone burners offer an unmatched grilling experience
LED Spectrum knobs glow red when gas is left on

Cons
Not 100 percent stainless steel construction

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Gear Patrol

Best Upgrade Gas Grill

Pros
Probably the best standard grates in the game
Completely made of 304 stainless steel
Classic, shiny gas grill look
Rotisserie is incredibly satisfying

Cons
Given how luxe the rest of the grill is, the wheels feel rickety

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We ranked Cuisinart Venture CGG-750 #11 in January 2022 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Forbes

The Best Compact Camping Gas Grill

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Popular Mechanics

Most instagram-worthy

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