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Best BBQ Gas Grills for 2012 – Part 2

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Napoleon Terrace SE325 – $ 499 (including cart)

Pros: Napoleon quality in a minified package that’s perfect for small spaces; 2x 13,500-BTU burners; 325 sq. in. main cooking area, 435 sq. in. total; cast iron grates hold heat, and porcelain coating makes for easy cleanup; side tables fold down to minimize storage space.
Cons: due to small size, not as powerful or versatile as bigger grills; LP only; some accessories must be bought separately (cover, tank, rotisserie).
Overall: if you need a quality grill for a small space, this is the one. Napoleon has an excellent reputation, and this well-crafted “little wonder” is no exception.

Napoleon Terrace SE325 BBQ Gas Grill

Napoleon Terrace SE325 BBQ Gas Grill

Saber SS 500 3-Burner – $ 1,400

Pros: AISI 304 stainless steel construction; burner + infrared emitter design excludes the possibility of flare-ups; 3 separate independent cooking zones with independent electronic ignition and individual temperature gauges; 24,000-BTU main cooking area + 18,000-BTU side burner; 675 square inches total cooking area.
Cons: bottom cart panels are somewhat flimsy; sold only through specialty retailers.
Overall: expensive but well worth it, easy to use, flexible arrangement and plenty of power.

Saber SS500 3-Burner BBQ Gas Grill

Saber SS500 3-Burner BBQ Gas Grill

Solaire Portable Go-Anywhere SOL-IR17B – $ 329.00

Pros: stainless steel construction; mounting options including RV & boat; LP fuel with NG conversion option; less than 20 lbs and compact size (21” wide x 13” deep x 12” high); uses 1-lb propane tank; 14,000-BTU main burner.
Cons: pretty expensive for a small portable grill; smallish cooking space – 155 sq. in.
Overall: when space is at a premium, such as in an RV, boat, or city apartment, and money is not an object, this grill is a great choice.

Solaire Go-Anywhere Portable BBQ Gas Grill

Solaire Go-Anywhere Portable BBQ Gas Grill

Weber Summit S-420 – $ 1,150.00 to $ 1,500.00

Pros: lighted handle for nighttime cooking, 538 square inches of primary cooking space, 48,000 BTU’s, stainless-steel bars, LED tank scale, excellent build quality & customer support.
Cons: no infrared, relatively wide & heavy (66” wide and 250+ lbs).
Overall: excellent all-around grill from a company with a great reputation.

Weber Summit S420 BBQ Gas Grill

Weber Summit S420 BBQ Gas Grill

Weber Genesis E-330 – $ 799.00

Pros: 10,000-BTU “sear station” for locking in the juices; side burner for more versatility; LP or NG fuel options; solid construction and excellent customer support; 10-year warranty on burners, and 2 years on most other parts.
Cons: 38,000 BTU total power is subpar for a grill of this size; 507 square inches of total cooking area is average.
Overall: rear and side burners make up for low power of main cooking area. If you prefer reliability and versatility over sheer power, this is the midrange grill for you.

Weber Genesis E330 BBQ Gas Grill

Weber Genesis E330 BBQ Gas Grill

Weber Spirit E-320 – $ 549.00

Pros: porcelain-coated grates for longer life.
Cons: slightly underpowered – 36,000 BTU’s, relatively small cooking area –  424 square inches.
Overall: yes, this is the 3rd Weber grill in this lineup. What can we say? Weber’s been making cooking equipment since 1952, and that kind of experience makes for great products. The E-320 is a simple, reliable grill for small parties, and the porcelain-coated steel housing & grates should last a long time.

Weber Spirit E320 BBQ Gas Grill

Weber Spirit E320 BBQ Gas Grill

This marks the end of our Barbeque Gas Grills Review 2012. We hope you’ve found this review informative & useful.
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