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Kamado Joe Classic II 18" KJ23RHC Grill
Classic II 18" KJ23RHC

This Kamado Joe Kamado was Very Good in overall performance and has the following:

  • 270 sq. in. of primary and.
  • no secondary cooking areas.
  • 330 sq. in. of shelf space
Description

This Kamado Joe Kamado was Very Good in overall performance and has the following:

  • 270 sq. in. of primary and.
  • no secondary cooking areas.
  • 330 sq. in. of shelf space

Ratings Scorecard

Test Results

Convenience

Convenience

Convenience is based on whether the kamado has a aligning lid, wheels for moving the kamado, and shelves. How easy it is to add charcoal, light and venting of the kamado.

 /  5
Cleaning

Cleaning

Cleaning is based on how easy it is to clean the ash from the kamado.

 /  5
Cooking performance

Cooking performance

Both high temperature and low temperature cooking was done on the kamado grills. Fresh pizza was cooked at the high temperature and pork shoulder was cooked at a low temperature.

 /  5

About

The Kamado Joe Classic II 18" KJ23RHC is part of the Grills test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Kamado Grills models like the Classic II 18" KJ23RHC are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Convenience Convenience is based on whether the kamado has a aligning lid, wheels for moving the kamado, and shelves. How easy it is to add charcoal, light and venting of the kamado.

Cleaning Cleaning is based on how easy it is to clean the ash from the kamado.

Cooking performance Both high temperature and low temperature cooking was done on the kamado grills. Fresh pizza was cooked at the high temperature and pork shoulder was cooked at a low temperature.

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