May 2021

Gas Grills: Aggregated Ranking Report

This report contains an aggregate consensus of Gas Grill rankings posted by key online experts, as of May 2021.

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 May 2021 ranking

At a glance - May 2021 Ranking

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Rank Price Gas Grill
Good Housekeeping
Forbes
Business Insider
Gear Patrol
Homes & Gardens
Bob Vila
NBC News
CNET
HealthyKitchen 101
Popular Mechanics
#1
$519 Weber Spirit II E-310
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$979 Weber Genesis II E-335
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#3
$419 Weber Spirit II E-210
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#4
$219 Weber Q1200
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#5
$1249 Weber Genesis II S-435
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#6
Check price Napoleon Prestige Pro 500
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$450 Char-Griller Grillin' Pro
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#8
$1299 Napoleon Prestige 500 RSIB
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#9
Check price Cuisinart Venture CGG-750
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#10
$270 Coleman RoadTrip 285
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We ranked Weber Spirit II E-310 #1 in May 2021 because:

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

Best overall 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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Forbes

Best Gas Grill Overall

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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 May 2021 because:

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

Best gas grill for professionals

Pros
Built well
Powerful side burner
Heats evenly, easy to use and maintain

Cons
Time consuming to assemble

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Bob Vila

Best natural gas

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CNET

Best gas grill overall

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We ranked Weber Spirit II E-210 #3 in May 2021 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 #4 in May 2021 because:

  • 3 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
Critic endorsements:
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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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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We ranked Weber Genesis II S-435 #5 in May 2021 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:
Bob Vila

Best large capacity

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NBC News

Best gas grill overall

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We ranked Napoleon Prestige Pro 500 #6 in May 2021 because:

  • 2 independent experts mentioned it in their “best Gas Grills” rankings.
  • Out of those, 1 expert ranked Napoleon Prestige Pro 500 as #1.
Critic endorsements:
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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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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We ranked Char-Griller Grillin' Pro #7 in May 2021 because:

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

Best basic gas grill

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We ranked Napoleon Prestige 500 RSIB #8 in May 2021 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 Cuisinart Venture CGG-750 #9 in May 2021 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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We ranked Coleman RoadTrip 285 #10 in May 2021 because:

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

The Best Portable Gas Grill

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Popular Mechanics

Best multi-burner portable

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