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5 Best Charcoal Barbecues in the US - March 2020

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Updated 08 March 2020
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5 best charcoal barbecues 2020

What Charcoal Barbecue to Buy in March 2020?

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Weber Performer Deluxe Cobb Pro tepro Crystal Mini KAMADO Joe Everdure FUSION
Weber Performer Deluxe Cobb Pro tepro Crystal Mini KAMADO Joe Everdure FUSION
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Fully-Featured
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Value for Money
Good
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Kagoo Score
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Average Brand
79
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Good Features
78
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
76
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Very Good Brand
80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Value for Money
Very Good
77
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Very Good
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Good Features
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Good Features
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A cheap and fully featured barbecue Type barbecue. It has a lid, an adjustable thermostat and a thermometer and features cool-touch handle. A good spec and low cost barbecue Type BBQ. It has a lid and is portable. A good value for money and fully featured grill Type BBQ. A good spec but only moderate value for money grill Type grill. A good spec but only ok value for money barbecue Type barbecue.
6 Reasons For
Lid
32% Bigger Cooking Surface Diameter
Adjustable Thermostat
Cool-Touch Handle
Better Kagoo Score
Better Brand
3 Reasons For
Lid
Portable
$22 Cheaper
2 Reasons For
Lid
Better Kagoo Score
1 Reason For
Lid
1 Reason For
15 Months Newer
2 Reasons Against
$472 More Expensive
Over One Year Older
3 Reasons Against
Worse Kagoo Score
Over One Year Older
Worse Brand
4 Reasons Against
A Lot Smaller Cooking Surface Diameter
More Expensive by $22
Older by Over One Year
Worse Brand
4 Reasons Against
Worse Kagoo Score
More Expensive by $441
Older by Over One Year
Worse Brand
4 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a Lid
Worse Kagoo Score
$941 More Expensive
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Weber Performer Deluxe

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The Weber Performer Deluxe has a Kagoo Score of 77. With a price tag of $529.99 this barbecue is fair value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Weber Performer Deluxe or read our article on whether you should buy a Weber barbecue.

Features We Love:
Lid
Adjustable thermostat
Features cool-touch handle
Big cooking surface diameter (545mm)
Built-in cutting board

A cheap and fully featured barbecue Type barbecue. It has a lid, an adjustable thermostat and a thermometer and features cool-touch handle.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
72
Value for Money
Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

6 Reasons For for Choosing the Weber Performer Deluxe

Lid

The Weber Performer Deluxe has a lid, and so do the Cobb Pro, the KAMADO Joe and the tepro Crystal Mini, but the Everdure FUSION does not. More ...

Some barbecues come with a lid which can be closed over the top of grill whilst it is cooking.

A lid on a BBQ is extremely helpful for stopping the spread of smoke, as well as keeping the heat contained, meaning the food cooks quicker, and there's less chance of an accident. It's absolutely essential for trapping the smoke for hot-smoking food as well.

32% Bigger Cooking Surface Diameter

The Weber Performer Deluxe is a 545 cooking surface diameter barbecue. That's 255mm bigger than the tepro Crystal Mini (290mm). More ...

The cooking surface diameter of a barbecue refers to how large the usable cooking surface on the BBQ is, measures in millimetres.

A larger surface area means there is more space to cook food on, meaning more food can be cooked at once.

Adjustable Thermostat

The Weber Performer Deluxe has an adjustable thermostat, but the Cobb Pro, the Everdure FUSION, the KAMADO Joe and the tepro Crystal Mini do not. More ...

Some barbecues have an adjustable thermostat that can be altered, to change the heat up or down.

Different food cook best at different temperatures, so the ability to change the heat level of your BBQ means that you can always pick the best temperature for what you're cooking.

Cool-Touch Handle

The Weber Performer Deluxe features cool-touch handle, but the Cobb Pro, the Everdure FUSION, the KAMADO Joe and the tepro Crystal Mini do not. More ...

A barbecue with cool touch handles is specially designed to be always cool to the touch, even when the main body of the BBQ is extremely hot.

Cool touch handles mean that the BBQ is far easier to move around and handle, and there is less of a chance of you accidentally burning yourself on hot metal. Which hurts. A lot.

Better Kagoo Score

The Weber Performer Deluxe has received a Kagoo Score of 77, however the Cobb Pro scored 74, the Everdure FUSION scored only 60 and the KAMADO Joe scored only 60.

Better Brand

Weber barbecues have an average rating of 95%, whereas Cobb only has an average rating of 75.2%, Everdure only has an average rating of 58.2%, KAMADO only has an average rating of 58.3% and tepro only has an average rating of 63%.

2 Reasons Against for Choosing the Weber Performer Deluxe

$472 More Expensive

The Weber Performer Deluxe is more expensive than the Cobb Pro by $472, more expensive than the KAMADO Joe by $31 and more expensive than the tepro Crystal Mini by $450.

Over One Year Older

The Weber Performer Deluxe is older than the Everdure FUSION by 15 months. The Weber Performer Deluxe is the same age as the KAMADO Joe.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Performer Deluxe in the US is $529.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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Cobb Pro

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The Cobb Pro has a Kagoo Score of 74. With a price tag of $58.00 this barbecue is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the Cobb Pro.

Features We Love:
Lid
Portable

A good spec and low cost barbecue Type BBQ. It has a lid and is portable.

79
Features
Good Features
78
Value for Money
Very Good
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good
Cobb Pro unboxing video
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Unboxing Review: Cobb Pro
Unboxing Review: Cobb Pro

3 Reasons For for Choosing the Cobb Pro

Lid

The Cobb Pro has a lid, and so do the KAMADO Joe, the tepro Crystal Mini and the Weber Performer Deluxe, however the Everdure FUSION does not. More ...

Some barbecues come with a lid which can be closed over the top of grill whilst it is cooking.

A lid on a BBQ is extremely helpful for stopping the spread of smoke, as well as keeping the heat contained, meaning the food cooks quicker, and there's less chance of an accident. It's absolutely essential for trapping the smoke for hot-smoking food as well.

Portable

The Cobb Pro is portable, whereas the Everdure FUSION, the KAMADO Joe, the tepro Crystal Mini and the Weber Performer Deluxe are not. More ...

A portable barbecue is one that is designed to be easily transported.

Portable BBQs are far easier to move from place to place, and can be set up anywhere - helpful for impromptu picnics!

$22 Cheaper

The Cobb Pro is $941 cheaper than the Everdure FUSION, $441 cheaper than the KAMADO Joe, $22 cheaper than the tepro Crystal Mini and $471.99 cheaper than the Weber Performer Deluxe.

3 Reasons Against for Choosing the Cobb Pro

Worse Kagoo Score

The Cobb Pro has received a Kagoo Score of 74, whereas the tepro Crystal Mini scored 77 and the Weber Performer Deluxe scored 77.

Over One Year Older

The Cobb Pro is older than the Everdure FUSION by 20 months, older than the KAMADO Joe by five months, older than the tepro Crystal Mini by two months and older than the Weber Performer Deluxe by five months.

Worse Brand

Cobb barbecues have an average rating of only 75.2%, but Weber has an average rating of 95%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Pro in the US is $58.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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tepro Crystal Mini

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The tepro Crystal Mini has a Kagoo Score of 77. With a price tag of $80.00 this barbecue is good value for money. For further details check out our full review of the tepro Crystal Mini or read our article on whether you should buy a tepro barbecue.

Features We Love:
Lid

A good value for money and fully featured grill Type BBQ.

80
Features
Fully-Featured
80
Value for Money
Very Good
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

2 Reasons For for Choosing the Tepro Crystal Mini

Lid

The tepro Crystal Mini has a lid (as do the Cobb Pro, the KAMADO Joe and the Weber Performer Deluxe), but the Everdure FUSION does not have this feature. More ...

Some barbecues come with a lid which can be closed over the top of grill whilst it is cooking.

A lid on a BBQ is extremely helpful for stopping the spread of smoke, as well as keeping the heat contained, meaning the food cooks quicker, and there's less chance of an accident. It's absolutely essential for trapping the smoke for hot-smoking food as well.

Better Kagoo Score

The tepro Crystal Mini has received a Kagoo Score of 77, however the Cobb Pro scored 74, the Everdure FUSION scored only 60 and the KAMADO Joe scored only 60.

4 Reasons Against for Choosing the Tepro Crystal Mini

A Lot Smaller Cooking Surface Diameter

The tepro Crystal Mini has a cooking surface diameter of 290, but the Weber Performer Deluxe is a 545mm cooking surface diameter barbecue (255mm bigger). More ...

The cooking surface diameter of a barbecue refers to how large the usable cooking surface on the BBQ is, measures in millimetres.

A larger surface area means there is more space to cook food on, meaning more food can be cooked at once.

More Expensive by $22

The tepro Crystal Mini is $22 more expensive than the Cobb Pro.

Older by Over One Year

The tepro Crystal Mini is 18 months older than the Everdure FUSION, three months older than the KAMADO Joe and three months older than the Weber Performer Deluxe.

Worse Brand

Tepro barbecues have an average rating of only 63%, whereas Cobb has an average rating of 75.2% and Weber has an average rating of 95%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Crystal Mini in the US is $80.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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KAMADO Joe

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The KAMADO Joe has a Kagoo Score of 60. With a price tag of $499.00 this barbecue is fair value for money. For further details check out our full review of the KAMADO Joe.

Features We Love:
Lid

A good spec but only moderate value for money grill Type grill.

77
Features
Good Features
57
Value for Money
Average
60
Kagoo Score
Good
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1 Reason For for Choosing the KAMADO Joe

Lid

The KAMADO Joe has a lid (as do the Cobb Pro, the tepro Crystal Mini and the Weber Performer Deluxe), but the Everdure FUSION does not have this feature. More ...

Some barbecues come with a lid which can be closed over the top of grill whilst it is cooking.

A lid on a BBQ is extremely helpful for stopping the spread of smoke, as well as keeping the heat contained, meaning the food cooks quicker, and there's less chance of an accident. It's absolutely essential for trapping the smoke for hot-smoking food as well.

4 Reasons Against for Choosing the KAMADO Joe

Worse Kagoo Score

The KAMADO Joe has only received a Kagoo Score of 60, however the Cobb Pro scored 74, the tepro Crystal Mini scored 77 and the Weber Performer Deluxe scored 77.

More Expensive by $441

The KAMADO Joe is $441 more expensive than the Cobb Pro and $419 more expensive than the tepro Crystal Mini.

Older by Over One Year

The KAMADO Joe is 15 months older than the Everdure FUSION. The KAMADO Joe is the same age as the Weber Performer Deluxe.

Worse Brand

KAMADO barbecues have an average rating of only 58.3%, whereas Cobb has an average rating of 75.2%, tepro has an average rating of 63% and Weber has an average rating of 95%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Joe in the US is $499.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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Everdure FUSION

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The Everdure FUSION has a Kagoo Score of 60. However with a price tag of $999.00 this barbecue is a bit expensive. For further details check out our full review of the Everdure FUSION.

A good spec but only ok value for money barbecue Type barbecue.

77
Features
Good Features
56
Value for Money
Average
60
Kagoo Score
Good
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1 Reason For for Choosing the Everdure FUSION

15 Months Newer

The Everdure FUSION is 20 months newer than the Cobb Pro, 15 months newer than the KAMADO Joe, 18 months newer than the tepro Crystal Mini and 15 months newer than the Weber Performer Deluxe

4 Reasons Against for Choosing the Everdure FUSION

Does Not Have a Lid

The Everdure FUSION does not have a lid, but the Cobb Pro, the KAMADO Joe, the tepro Crystal Mini and the Weber Performer Deluxe have this feature. More ...

Some barbecues come with a lid which can be closed over the top of grill whilst it is cooking.

A lid on a BBQ is extremely helpful for stopping the spread of smoke, as well as keeping the heat contained, meaning the food cooks quicker, and there's less chance of an accident. It's absolutely essential for trapping the smoke for hot-smoking food as well.

Worse Kagoo Score

The Everdure FUSION has only received a Kagoo Score of 60, whereas the Cobb Pro scored 74, the tepro Crystal Mini scored 77 and the Weber Performer Deluxe scored 77.

$941 More Expensive

The Everdure FUSION is more expensive than the Cobb Pro by $941, more expensive than the KAMADO Joe by $500, more expensive than the tepro Crystal Mini by $919 and more expensive than the Weber Performer Deluxe by $469.

Worse Brand

Everdure barbecues have an average rating of only 58.2%, but Cobb has an average rating of 75.2%, KAMADO has an average rating of 58.3%, tepro has an average rating of 63% and Weber has an average rating of 95%.

The cheapest price that we could find for the FUSION in the US is $999.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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