February 2024

Gas Grills: MetaRanking

This page highlights the aggregate summary of gas grills rankings posted by key online experts, as of February 2024.

Summary

On 7 Feb 2024, ReviewFinder team examined a total of 69 gas grill endorsements from 10 reputable publishers.

50 gas grills were endorsed in total, only 10 made it into this month's ranking. (ReviewFinder requires a minimum of 2 endorsements to be included)

As of 7 Feb 2024, Weber Spirit II E-310 takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed gas grill with 7 expert endorsements. 4 experts out of 7 recommended it as the '#1 gas grill' this month.

Brand breakdown
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Price breakdown
As can be seen in the chart below, lowest high-ranking gas grills start at $149.99 (Char-Broil Grill2Go X200) and go up to $8739 (Hestan 118000). Median gas grill costs $536.15 (Char-Broil Performance 5 Burner).
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At a glance - February Ranking

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Rank Change Price Gas Grill
Food & Wine
Business Insider
Homes & Gardens
Good Housekeeping
NBC News
Bob Vila
Forbes
Popular Mechanics
CNET
Wirecutter
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- $569
Weber Spirit II E-310
The Weber Spirit II E-310 Gas Grill is a versatile and durable outdoor cooking appliance with ample cooking space, even heat distribution, and easy maintenance, making it ideal for frequent grillers.
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- $449
Weber Spirit II E-210
The Weber Spirit II E-210 gas grill is a durable and high-quality option for small outdoor spaces, with convenient features and easy maintenance.
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- $999
Weber Genesis E-325s
The Weber Genesis E-325s gas grill is a durable and efficient option for outdoor cooking enthusiasts who frequently host large gatherings, with a total cooking area of 669 square inches and three main burners totaling 39,000 BTUs.
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- $1499
Weber Genesis Smart EX-335
The Genesis II EX-335 Gas Grill is a versatile and durable outdoor cooking appliance with high-performing heating and searing capabilities, easy maintenance, and an impressive 10-year warranty.
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5
- $230
Coleman RoadTrip 285
The Coleman RoadTrip 285 Gas Grill is a versatile and durable portable grill with a large cooking area, adjustable burners, and easy-to-clean features, making it an excellent investment for outdoor activities, camping, and tailgating.
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Char-Broil Performance 2-Burner
The Char-Broil Performance 300 Gas Grill is a reliable and affordable option for outdoor cooking enthusiasts with a total cooking area of 400 square inches, two stainless steel burners, and easy maintenance and cleaning.
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Weber Q2200
The Weber Q2200 gas grill is highly praised for its cooking area, burners, materials, features, maintenance, and warranty, making it a durable and versatile option for outdoor cooking.
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Weber Traveler
The Weber Traveler Gas Grill is a portable and durable option for outdoor cooking, with a total cooking area of 320 square inches, porcelain-coated cast iron grates, and a one-handed setup and collapse mechanism, backed by a comprehensive five-year warranty.
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Char-Griller Flavor Pro
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Weber Genesis Smart EX-325s
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#5 $230.03 Coleman RoadTrip 285
#2 $449 Weber Spirit II E-210
#1 $569 Weber Spirit II E-310
#3 $999 Weber Genesis E-325s
#12 $1449.38 Weber Genesis Smart EX-325s
#4 $1499 Weber Genesis Smart EX-335

We ranked Weber Spirit II E-310 #1 in February 2024 because:

  • 7 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gas grills” rankings.
  • Out of those, 4 experts ranked Weber Spirit II E-310 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Food & Wine

Best Value

You get durability, thoughtful design, and easy cleanability for a great price.

The external lid thermometer isn’t so reliable.

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Business Insider

Best overall

Excellent ignition system
heats quickly and evenly
sturdy and durable construction
folding side tables
storage bench

Awkward to move with no handles
no side burner

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Homes & Gardens

The best grill overall

Easy to set up
Easy to use
Best burgers on test
Best chicken on test
Reasonable price

Small side rack for propane
Wide grills for thin-sliced foods
Plastic control knobs

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Good Housekeeping

Best mid-range gas grill

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

Takes a long time to put together

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NBC News

Best basic gas grill

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Forbes

Best Gas Grill Overall

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Wirecutter

The best gas grill

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We ranked Weber Spirit II E-210 #2 in February 2024 because:

  • 4 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gas grills” rankings.
  • Out of those, 2 experts ranked Weber Spirit II E-210 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Business Insider

Best budget

Same as the larger model we recommend overall, more compact and comes to temperature more quickly, 10-year warranty

No handles, no side burner (not even optional)

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Bob Vila

Best Overall

High-quality, powerful, and spacious gas grill from a leading grill brand
Flavorizer bars reduce flare-ups and enhance flavor, and there’s a wireless temperature-control option
Includes fuel gauge for gas bottle, folding side tables, and integrated tool hooks

Comes at a premium price, and while faults are few, assembly can occasionally be awkward

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Popular Mechanics

Best Overall

Simple and effective
Durable

Two burners might not be big enough for large families

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Wirecutter

A smaller grill

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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 February 2024 ranking

We ranked Weber Genesis E-325s #3 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gas grills” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Weber Genesis E-325s as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Food & Wine

Best Overall

This high-performing grill has useful features like an expandable top grate and plenty of space for prep and grilling.

You may need a higher heat setting than you think to get a pronounced char.

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Wirecutter

Bigger, sleeker, and more expensive

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We ranked Weber Genesis Smart EX-335 #4 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gas grills” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Weber Genesis Smart EX-335 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
Business Insider

Best upgrade

Beautiful design, built-in probe thermometers, comes with lights for the grill and knobs, even cooking, searing zone for high-temp cooking

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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Good Housekeeping

Best Overall Gas Grill

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

Pricey

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We ranked Coleman RoadTrip 285 #5 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gas grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best portable gas grill

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

Propane tank can be tricky to attach sometimes

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NBC News

Best portable gas grill with legs

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Forbes

The Best Portable Gas Grill

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We ranked Char-Broil Performance 2-Burner #6 in February 2024 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gas grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Food & Wine

Best Small

Ideal for small patios, this compact grill is easy to use and provides consistent cooking results.

There are hot spots around the edges of the grill, and there can be excessive smoking during use.

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NBC News

Best small gas grill

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Forbes

Best Small Gas Grill

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We ranked Weber Q2200 #7 in February 2024 because:

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

Best portable gas grill

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Bob Vila

Best Portable

Compact when folded for easy portability, yet surprisingly spacious in use
Rugged construction suitable for camping, RVing, or at home
Can run off 1-pound propane canisters or a 20-pound tank (adapter hose required)

Expensive for a single burner grill, and not light at 43.5 pounds

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We ranked Weber Traveler #8 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gas grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Business Insider

Best portable

Sets up and breaks down in seconds
Sturdy metal construction
Side table
Fits up to eight burgers
Two big wheels for easy portability

Only one burner
Relatively small cooking surface compared to regular-sized grills
Heavier than other portable options

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Homes & Gardens

The best small gas grill

Easy to assemble and clean
Folds away for storage
Side prep area
Spacious for a single burner grill

Heavy for a portable grill

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We ranked Char-Griller Flavor Pro #9 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gas grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Good Housekeeping

Best Gas/Charcoal Combination Grill

Dual fuel
Easy to assemble

Steak didn't achieve dark grill marks

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Bob Vila

Best Multi-fuel

Combines the ease of gas cooking with the flavor enhancement of wood, charcoal, or pellets
Unique Flavor Drawer and adjustable smokestack dampers for precise temperature control
Stainless steel for durability with slide-out ashtray for easy cleanup

Some users find temperature control challenging

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We ranked Weber Genesis Smart EX-325s #10 in February 2024 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best gas grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
Food & Wine

Best Splurge

Spend a little more and you can reap the benefits of this grill’s cool smart features, like temperature alerts.

Given its large size, it would be nice to have an additional sear burner.

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NBC News

Best smart gas grill

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