The Char-Broil Classic 4-Burner gas grill is a powerful barbecue grill with several nice features that it an excellent choice for your backyard or patio. It can generate plenty of heat from its four primary burners, and has a lot of cooking space allowing you to cater to small or large parties. This is a well-constructed grill with a lifetime burner warranty, so you can feel safe in your purchase of a Char-Broil 4-Burner gas grill.
The four primary burners on this Char-Broil gas grill can generate up to 40,000 BTUs. BTUs, or British Thermal Units, are helpful in measuring the level of heat a grill can generate. This grill also has a 10,000 BTU flush-mounted side burner, which has a convenient cover. The electronic ignition system provides additional convenience, allowing for quick startup of all of the grill's burners.
This gas grill has 480 square inches of cooking space, along with 180 square inches of warming rack area. This wasn’t exactly on par with our top gas grills, as you would expect, but the Char-Broil 4-Burner makes the most of its space along with the four primary burners. The flush side burner allows extra space for both a cooking area and a side storage shelf when the burner isn’t in use. There is an additional side shelf on this gas grill for storage, along with a built-in temperature gauge to help you monitor your barbecue. It also has an electric ignition for easy start-ups every time you use the grill. Unfortunately, the Char-Broil 4-Burner does not have a natural gas option.
This is a smaller gas grill, weighing in at 96 pounds and standing 56 inches tall. The lid, control panel and knobs are stainless steel. The cooking grates are porcelain coated, helping to prevent rust and wear along the outsides of the grill while keeping food from sticking to the grids. Anyone who has cleaned a grill knows how helpful a porcelain coating can be, as food tends to stick stubbornly to the metal grating without it.
The stainless steel burners on this Char-Broil 4-Burner gas grill are covered by a lifetime warranty. Char-Broil stands firmly behind its products and wants the customer to feel confident knowing that they can have their burners replaced at any point in the grill's lifespan. Other parts are covered for one year, which is standard, but could be better. The Char-Broil website contains helpful FAQs sections as well as an online manual to cover the basics of your 4-Burner grill. Furthermore, if you require individual assistance, you can reach a Char-Broil representative via phone or email. They also have video on their website covering some of the common questions about grill ownership.
The Char-Broil 4-Burner gas grill will make an excellent addition to your outdoor cooking environment. This grill is powerful, well designed and covered by a lifetime burner warranty. The cooking space is not bad for a mid-range grill. The lack of a natural gas option may be disappointing for some, but it won’t be an issue for many people out there who prefer propane anyway. For a midrange grill, this is a great option.
The burners come with a lifetime warranty. The lid and control panel are stainless steel and it has an electric ignition for easy start-ups.
This gas grill could use a little more cooking space and there is no natural gas option.
The Char-Broil Classic 4-Burner gas grill is a solid choice, offering compact power, sleek design and mobility.