The 10 Best Mid-Range Gas Grills to Buy in 2018

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When it comes time purchase a new grill you've got a lot of decisions to make. Do you want gas, electric or charcoal? What size works for your space and needs? When you've figured out you want a gas grill and your budget is within the $2000 to $4000 range now is the time to take a look at our best picks that'll give you your best grill experience yet. 

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    Weber Summit S-670

    Weber Summit S-670 Gas Grill
    Weber Summit S-670 Gas Grill. Weber Stephen Products Company

    This Summit series Weber grill is fully loaded with virtually every feature you can think of. Six main burners are supplemented by with a side burner, infrared rotisserie burner, dedicated sear burner and a smoker box with its own smoker burner. All in all, this grill has 10 burners on it and 10 (lighted) control knobs to go with it. This is Weber's Ultimate grill. Weber provides an excellent warranty and support, so you'll get a good 10 years out of this grill one way or the other. This unit is a full function four burner grill with side burner and an infrared rear-mounted rotisserie burner.

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    Delta Heat 32-Inch Model# DHBQ32G-F

    Delta Heat 32-Inch Freestanding
    Delta Heat 32-Inch Freestanding. Delta Heat

    The specifications on this gas grill are fantastic. The heat output is high and even, making for fantastic grilling. The full rotisserie system is versatile, powerful, and very functional. However, it is the construction that gets all the attention here. The amazing design of this gas grill is executed with the highest level of quality control. It is for this reason that manufacturing of this product line was moved from China, back to the United States. Now it can be watched and made to the most exact of specifications.

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    American Outdoor Grill 30-Inch Model# 30PCT

    American Outdoor Grilling 36 inch
    R.H. Peterson Co.

    This gas grill was designed to be an affordable (nearly $2,400USD) completely 304 stainless steel grill with all the features. It isn't fancy and it might seem like it's that affordable, but this grill is what you get when no short cuts are taken. Designed and built by the same people who make Fire Magic gas grills, this is a great grill for the person serious about cooking and who wants to have it all in a package that will last for many years.

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    Napoleon Prestige Pro PRO665RSIBPSS

    Napoleon Prestige Pro PRO665RSIBPSS
    Napoleon Prestige Pro PRO665RSIBPSS. Napoleon Grills

    This giant grill is loaded with features. There are nine knobs on the control panel. Five of these are the grills main burners which produce 60,000 BTUs under 665 square inches of heavy duty stainless steel rod cooking grates. The other four knobs are for the other burners and the wood chip tray for generating smoke. This grill also has a bottle opener and an ice bucket. It is kind of like an outdoor kitchen on a cart.

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    TEC Sterling II FR Infrared Gas Grill

    TEC Sterling II FR Infrared Gas Grill
    TEC Sterling II FR Infrared Gas Grill. Thermal Engineering Corporation

    From the inventor of Infrared cooking, the TEC Sterling II FR is a two burner grill built for speed. This grill uses a unique cooking system that produces 100% infrared heat at incredible temperatures while still giving you the versatility do to a wide range of grilling. Of course if you are interested in the best, seared steaks then this is the perfect grill for you. TEC builds infrared cookers for the best restaurants in the world and this grill is built with the same technology and quality as those. While pricey and small this is a serious grilling machine that certainly deserves taking a look at.

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    Saber Elite SSE 1500 Infrared

    Saber Elite 3-Burner SSE1500
    Saber Elite 3-Burner SSE1500. Saber Grills

    This Saber Gas Grill uses a unique infrared technology to make it more efficient, reliable and easy to use. Saber is a sister company of Char-Broil but aims at a much higher market. This Saber Elite is constructed entirely of stainless steel, and good quality stainless, right down to the nuts and bolts. It is well constructed and designed to last for a very long time. And while a true infrared grill, this isn't the style that reaches ridiculous temperatures.

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    Beefeater Signature Premium Plus 4-Burner

    Beefeater Signature Premium 4-Burner
    Beefeater Signature Premium 4-Burner. Beefeater

    Beefeater has been in the gas grill business for a very long time. This Australian company builds grills based on their unique take on grilling. This means that the burners are a little closer to the food than on many grills and the heat output is designed to cook hot and fast even with the lid off. In fact, this model of grill has an easily removable hood so that it can be opened up and approached from every side, making the grill the center of the backyard gathering. While not exactly innovative in appearance or function, the Beefeater Signature grill does exactly what it is supposed to. It grills extremely well with hot, even heat that makes this company one of the best in the world and one you have probably never heard of.

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    Sedona by Lynx 36-Inch ProSear

    Lynx Sedona 36-Inch Freestanding
    Lynx Sedona 36-Inch Freestanding. Lynx Professional Grills

    Lynx has been making some of the highest quality and most expensive gas grills on the market for nearly two decades. Now they have introduced a mid-range line under the Sedona name. Still made very much like a Lynx grill, this version swaps out some of the more expensive parts to bring it in at a much lower price. The construction is very high quality, and there are many extras and customizations available.

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    Modern Home Products (MHP) GJK3

    MHP GJK3
    MHP GJK3. MHP Grills

    Modern Home Products, or MHP, is one of the oldest makers of gas grills, and many of the features they have relied on for decades are still used in this grill in this deluxe stainless steel model. From the ceramic briquette barrier and the two single piece H-type burners, this grill relies on decades of proven technology and not the latest trends. For the consumer accustomed to big, multiple burner, lightweight grills, this will seem different but built to last, this grill really is one that deserves serious consideration.

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    DCS 30-Inch Professional Outdoor Gas Grill

    DCS 30-Inch Professional Gas Grill
    DCS Appliances

    This is simply a beautiful grill. It's a full functional grill that is large enough to grill most anything and yet with the cart option it can be easily moved. This stainless steel model is stainless steel top to bottom, including the rotisserie components. You can get this one with a whole host of accessories and upgrades, including a refrigerator.

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How We Tested

Our reviewers spent 15 hours testing one of the most popular mid-range gas grills available. To get the most thorough feedback, our testers took this grill home and put it to good use cooking for themselves and their families. They also analyzed the grill’s key features — from its size to its special add-ons — to see what its strengths and flaws really were. We’ve outlined the key takeaways here so that you, too, know what to look for when shopping.

What to Look for in a Mid-Range Gas Grill

Special features At this price range, you can expect that every grill will do a great job cooking hot dogs, grilling steaks, and charring ears of corn, so the purchasing decision might rely on the grill’s unique add-ons. Do you want lights, a smoker, a rotisserie, or a side burner? There’s no wrong answer — it just depends on how you like to cook.

Size When you buy a grill, you have to find a place to put it. In a large yard, size might not matter, but on a patio, you might prefer a smaller model. Size also affects portability. While you probably won’t take your gas grill tailgating, you might want to move it to a new location, into storage for the winter, or just a few feet to the left so you can clean behind it.

Burners Your grill’s number of burners and power output both play a part in how you’ll use it. With more burners, you’ll have more ways to cook in different zones at different temperatures — plus, it’s easier to cook over indirect heat. Burner power, on the other hand, affects the speed of cooking, preheating time, and searing power.

Test Results: Weber Summit S-670


What We Like

  • Attractive design

  • Lots of cooking space

  • Special features

What We Don't Like

  • No drawers

  • No cover

Weber Summit S-670 controls
Weber Summit S-670
Weber Summit S-670 grill
Weber Summit S-670 button
Weber S-670

This grill’s large amount of cooking space impressed our testers, with one person observing that it can “easily fit 25 standard burgers” at a time. One reviewer also summed up the unique features he loved: “I like the three zones (to be able to cook at three different heats depending on the food); the side burner (to be able to heat up a pan or additional pot); and the gas indicator on the face of the grill is handy.” However, our testers did wish that the grill came with built-in drawers and a cover to protect it from the elements.