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Char-Broil 16302044 [Item # 748084] (Lowe's) Grill

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We expect this model to perform similarly to the tested Char-Broil Charcoal Grill 580 16302038 although it may differ in price and features. Untested model

16302044 [Item # 748084] (Lowe's)
This Char-Broil Barrel has the following:
  • 390 sq. in. of cooking area,
  • 490 sq. in. of shelf space
  • Coated-steel grates,
  • Painted steel exterior.
Description
This Char-Broil Barrel has the following:
  • 390 sq. in. of cooking area,
  • 490 sq. in. of shelf space
  • Coated-steel grates,
  • Painted steel exterior.

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Convenience

Convenience

For this measurement, we judged how easy it was to add coals, adjust the coal tray and vents, move the grill, and lid opening.

 /  5
Cleaning

Cleaning

Cleaning refers to the ease of removing the ash from the grill.

 /  5
Evenness performance

Evenness performance

Evenness of heating over the grill's surface at the highest and lowest setting with the charcoals evenly spread on the charcoal tray.

 /  5
Indirect cooking

Indirect cooking

This indicates how well the grill will slow-cook foods when the food isn't placed directly over the charcoal.

 /  5

About

The Char-Broil 16302044 [Item # 748084] (Lowe's) is part of the Grills test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Charcoal Grills models like the 16302044 [Item # 748084] (Lowe's) are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Convenience For this measurement, we judged how easy it was to add coals, adjust the coal tray and vents, move the grill, and lid opening.

Cleaning Cleaning refers to the ease of removing the ash from the grill.

Evenness performance Evenness of heating over the grill's surface at the highest and lowest setting with the charcoals evenly spread on the charcoal tray.

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