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23683
This Kenmore medium sized grill has the following:
  • 505 sq. in. of cooking area.
  • 4 main burner(s)
  • Converts with natural-gas kit
Description
This Kenmore medium sized grill has the following:
  • 505 sq. in. of cooking area.
  • 4 main burner(s)
  • Converts with natural-gas kit

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Evenness performance

Evenness performance

Evenness of heating over the grill's surface at the highest and lowest setting using all main burners plus the evenness after a 10 minute preheat, using thermocouples.

 /  5
Preheat performance

Preheat performance

Evaluates the temperature after a 10 minute preheat using thermocouples. It also gives an indication how quickly the grill reaches its maximum temperature.

 /  5
Temperature range

Temperature range

Reflects how wide a temperature span the grill offers by comparing temperatures at the high setting and lowest setting possible.

 /  5
Indirect cooking

Indirect cooking

This indicates grill temperature when only one or two of the burners are on, to represent a cooking task where the food is placed between or alongside the direct flame.

 /  5
Convenience

Convenience

Factors include grate material, wheels or casters for moving the grill, and useful features such as electronic ignitor.

 /  5
Sturdiness

Sturdiness

An indication of the sturdiness of the gas grill, based on our rigidity test and judgments of our expert testers.

 /  5

About

The Kenmore 23683 is part of the Grills test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Gas Grills models like the 23683 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Evenness performance Evenness of heating over the grill's surface at the highest and lowest setting using all main burners plus the evenness after a 10 minute preheat, using thermocouples.

Preheat performance Evaluates the temperature after a 10 minute preheat using thermocouples. It also gives an indication how quickly the grill reaches its maximum temperature.

Temperature range Reflects how wide a temperature span the grill offers by comparing temperatures at the high setting and lowest setting possible.

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