June 2022

Gas Grills: Meta Ranking Report

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

Summary

As of 7 Jun 2022, Weber Spirit II E-310 takes the cake as the most critically-acclaimed gas grill with 4 expert endorsements. 2 experts out of 4 recommended it as the '#1 gas grill' this month. It is followed by Weber Genesis II E-335 and Genesis II EX-335 , with 3 and 2 expert endorsements respectively.

At a glance - June 2022 Ranking

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Rank Change Price Gas Grill
Forbes
Homes & Gardens
HealthyKitchen 101
NBC News
CNET
Good Housekeeping
Popular Mechanics
Bob Vila
Business Insider
Gear Patrol
1
- $549
Weber Spirit II E-310
1
-
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3
-
3
-
-
1
-
2
- Check price
Weber Genesis II E-335
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1
-
-
1
-
-
4
-
-
3
- $1643
Genesis II EX-335
-
-
-
-
-
1
-
-
2
-
4
- $1299
Napoleon Prestige 500 RSIB
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
3
-
-
5
- $2050
Napoleon Prestige Pro 500
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
9
6
- $265
Coleman RoadTrip 285
5
-
-
-
-
5
-
-
-
-
7
- $259
Weber Q1200
-
-
10
-
-
-
-
-
-
6

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

  • 4 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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NBC News

Best basic gas grill

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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 June 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

Pros
Smartphone app connectivity
Enclosed storage for tools and accessories
Well-known quality brand
Excellent heat distribution and control

Cons
Requires natural gas line to operate

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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 June 2022 ranking

We ranked Genesis II EX-335 #3 in June 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 Napoleon Prestige 500 RSIB #4 in June 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

Pros
Excellent upgrade for BBQ enthusiasts
Infrared side burner
Handles a wide range of cooking methods
Built with high quality stainless steel

Cons
Pricey

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We ranked Napoleon Prestige Pro 500 #5 in June 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
Rotisserie is incredibly satisfying

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

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We ranked Coleman RoadTrip 285 #6 in June 2022 because:

  • 2 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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We ranked Weber Q1200 #7 in June 2022 because:

  • 2 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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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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