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Should You Buy a Char-Broil Barbecue?

Matthew
Updated 25 February 2021
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should you buy a Char-Broil Barbecue?

Char-Broil is one of the most popular barbecue brands as well as being well known for its .

If you are thinking about buying a Char-Broil barbecue then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of barbecue brands is compiled by analysing over 2,500 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,000 barbecues.

The average price of a new Char-Broil barbecue is $139.

Is Char-Broil the Best Barbecue Brand?

So are Char-Broil barbecues any good? We give every barbecue a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all barbecues we are able to impartially rank all the barbecue brands.

Char-Broil is ranked the No. 8 best barbecue brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Char-Broil is the 8th best barbecue brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
286 reviews
#2
Philips
Netherlands
77%
77%
111 reviews
#3
Cobb
77%
77%
3 reviews
#4
Tefal
France
72%
72%
517 reviews
#5
71%
71%
32 reviews
#6
KAMADO
64%
64%
0 reviews
#7
63%
63%
80 reviews
#8
63%
63%
103 reviews
#9
Broil King
63%
63%
2 reviews
#10
63%
63%
2 reviews
#11
Severin
62%
62%
1 review
#12
Bestron
62%
62%
2 reviews
#13
Big Green Egg
62%
62%
4 reviews
#14
Clatronic
61%
61%
0 reviews
#15
Everdure
60%
60%
0 reviews
#16
Gastroback
56%
56%
0 reviews
#17
Sinbo
55%
55%
0 reviews
#18
Rowenta
Germany
54%
54%
0 reviews
#19
Traeger
53%
53%
0 reviews
#20
BergHOFF
53%
53%
0 reviews
#21
Blackstone
53%
53%
0 reviews
#22
DeLonghi
Italy
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Char-Broil barbecues compare to the other barbecue brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All barbecue Brands
Char-Broil Barbecues

At an average purchase price of $139, Char-Broil barbecues tend to be cheaper than most other barbecue brands.

There's a smaller selection of Char-Broil barbecues available compared to other barbecue brands, with only 1 Char-Broil barbecue currently on the market in the US. Char-Broil also have worse reviews than the typical barbecue brand, with the average rating of a Char-Broil barbecue being 70%.

No. Of Barbecues
Average Price
$265
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,849
Price Distribution of All Barbecues
No. Of Barbecues
Average Price
$139
$0 $50 $100 $150 $200 $250 $300 $350 $400 $450 $1,649
Price Distribution of Char-Broil Barbecues

What Do the Char-Broil Barbecue Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Char-Broil barbecue to work out the average distribution of reviews for Char-Broil and then compared this to the other barbecue brands.

Char-Broil logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
4
3 stars
3
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Char-Broil logo

User Reviews

5 stars
47
4 stars
26
3 stars
6
2 stars
5
1 star
9
Char-Broil has a lower proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its barbecues than most other brands.

Over 67% of expert reviews and 78% of user reviews for Char-Broil barbecues are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 86% and 92% respectively across all Barbecue brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Char-Broil barbecues by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other barbecue brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Tefal Char-Broil LANDMANN Weber Cobb
toptenreviews.com logo
69%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
70%
1 review
agdmaniak.pl logo
90%
2 reviews
Howstuffworks.com logo
70%
2 reviews
absolutegadget.com logo
86%
1 review
elektroniktest.dk logo
80%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetgear.nl logo
90%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
76%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
87%
1 review
in.pcmag.com logo
80%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
60%
1 review
pricerunner.se logo
90%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
74%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
90%
1 review
Average
80%
7 reviews
69%
6 reviews
85%
3 reviews
88%
3 reviews
80%
3 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Char-Broil Barbecues Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for Char-Broil barbecues. The table below compares the number of awards received by Char-Broil to other popular barbecue brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Char-Broil has won 2 awards for its barbecues.

Compare all award winning barbecues

Number of Awards Tefal Char-Broil LANDMANN Weber Cobb
agdmaniak.pl logo
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
Howstuffworks.com logo
1
toptenreviews.com logo
1
Total
1
2
3
1
1

How Reliable Are Char-Broil Barbecues?

We checked over 2,500 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Char-Broil barbecues. 20 of these reviews mention reliability of which 65% were positive. Therefore the majority of Char-Broil barbecue owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

65% of reviewers think Char-Broil barbecues are reliable.

So, most people think that Char-Broil barbecues are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Char-Broil barbecues that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

It's durable
toptenreviews.com
Very pleased - well made - have had several electric grills - this one is by far the best
Walmart.com
It's well built
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

1 handle was broken in two
Walmart.com
This the regulator is broke
amazon.co.uk
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