Weber Q 220 Gas Grill Review

Find detailed review, features, pros and cons of Weber Q-220 gas grill. Weber Q grill series is ideal for camping, tailgating, RVing, outdoor, patio and backyard grilling.


Features

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Weber Q-220 gas grill is the best rated from Weber Q grill series, found online.

When looking at the Amazon.com online store, Weber Q-220 is rated with five stars, based on over hundred consumer reviews.

The grill is equipped with a generous 280 sq. in. cooking area that is ideal to BBQ ten medium size steaks or pork chops and feed half dozen people.

As other models from Weber Q grill series, Q-220 model has easy grip and heat resistant handles that allows hassle-free carrying and its small size gives mobility. Even small in size, this grill, thanks to the stainless steel burner and 12,000 BTUs it produces, is a high performance cooking system. Burner is very easy to light with the push of a button.

To control the heat simply use the adjustable burner valve with a regulator and adjust the grilling temperature.

Weber Q-220 gas grill frame is made of the tough glass-reinforced nylon, the lid and the body are from strong but light rust resistant cast aluminum.

Strong lid is tall and it allows cooking the bulkier food, and the built-in thermostat allows easy temperature control.

Cooking grate is sturdy and durable as it is made of the cast-iron that is porcelain-enameled for easy cleaning, rust protection. Cast-iron grate also allows grill to retain the heat so searing your steak can be done with no problems. Below the grill grate is a drip duct and removable catch pan that collects drippings and other residues from the grill, protecting the grill from the flare ups.

As majority of Weber Q gas grill models, Q-220 great design incorporates side tables, a convenient way to store your tools and food.

The approximate price is $200, but checking the online stores for the latest deals is recommended. 14.1-ounce disposable propane tank is not included in the price. The company provides a 5-year warranty on the grill.

Pros and Cons

Weber Q-220 gas grill is the great solution for your outdoor cooking, including camping, tailgating, RVing, even making barbecue on your patio or in the backyard. Now let's look what other consumers are talking about the grill.

Pros

  • Cooking area is big enough for several steaks, pork chops or one dozen of burgers.
  • The grill heats up fast and provides an even temperature.
  • Temp guage is really handy to monitor the grilling temperature.
  • Sturdy construction.
  • Versatile unit, you can upgrade Q-220 with the cart stand and cover.
  • Portable, easy to carry and doesn't take up much space.
  • Grill is ease to assemble and use with the user friendly instructions.
  • Many positive reviews on Weber's customer service.
  • Collapsible rolling cart is very convenient for camping and when traveling.

Cons

  • Some reported problems with the gas regulator. Users were not able or had a hard time to light the grill.
  • One of the cons is that the user wasn't able to get the full heat from the little propane bottles, he was suggested to switch to the larger size bottle.
  • It accepts 14.1 oz propane tanks only, per customer reviews while Weber suggests three sizes (14.1, 16.1 oz. and 20 lb).
  • Weber Q-220 gas grill has only one burner so you cannot do the indirect cooking.
  • If you need a portable cart you will notice that it is a bit wobbly. For the backyard grilling use the stationary cart which comes with the adapter hose for the 20 lb propane tanks.
  • Flimsy side tables that can sag under the weight of few plates.

Summary

Weber Q-220 gas grill is a quality product that can be used for outdoor and home grilling. It can provide enough food for a small family size, and it offers some great (described above) features that are making the grill reliable and high performer for your ultimate grilling experience.

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