Z Grills Master Pellet ZPG-700D grill


The Z Grills Master Pellet ZPG-700D is part of the Grill test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Grill models like the Master Pellet ZPG-700D are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

Indirect cooking: This indicates grill temperature at the smoke or lowest setting, to represent a cooking task where the food requires slow cooking.

Evenness performance: Evenness of heating over the grill's surface at the highest and lowest setting using thermocouples.

Cleaning: How easy it is to clean the ash out of the grill and to remove pellets from the hopper. Most pellet grills require using a shop vacuum to clean the ash out of the grill


Timer Timer If the grill has a timer to set the cooking time.
Temperature probe Temperature probe If the pellet grill has a temperature probe and how many came with it.
Chimney Chimney If the pellet grill has a chimney or not.
Warranty Warranty How many years the pellet grill is under warranty.
3 yr
Utensil hooks Utensil hooks Does the grill have utensil hooks?
Additional features or accessories Additional features or accessories Additional features and accessories that may come with the grill (If any).
Has a cabinet and cover.


Exterior dimensions (HxWxD) Exterior dimensions The exterior measurement of the pellet grill with shelves.
44 x 44 x 24
Grates Grates The material of the grates (ex. coated cast iron,etc) on the pellet grill
Coated-steel grates
Measured cooking grid area (sq. in.) Measured cooking grid area The main cooking area of the grill rounded to the nearest 5 sq. in.
Secondary cooking grid area (sq. in.) Secondary cooking grid area This is the measured area above the main grate which can also be used for cooking.
Hopper size (lbs.) Hopper size How many pounds the hopper of the pellet grill can hold.
Fuel input ratings (lbs.) Fuel input ratings The pounds of pellets used per hour of use at highest temperature.
Shelf space (sq. in.) Shelf space Shelf space rounded to the nearest 5 sq. in.
Bottom shelf space Bottom shelf space The dimensions of the bottom shelf of the pellet grill if applicable.
Claimed temperature range Claimed temperature range The range of temperature from lowest to highest claimed by the manufacturer of the pellet grill
Wheels and casters Wheels and casters Most carts have two wheels or casters on one end and two casters on the other. Other models have just two wheels: you lift one end to move them. Wheels with a full axle are better than those bolted to the frame, which may eventually bend.
4 casters for easier moving