Weber Genesis II Series Complete Buying Guide
The Weber Genesis II Series is comprised of 14 different BBQ grills. The difference in models is denoted by a numerical system, which can tend to be a bit confusing. Some questions we get often are: "What are the Weber Genesis special edition models?" or "What's the difference between the Genesis II models?" or if you have an existing grill: "What Genesis II model do I have?". Well if this sounds like you, you've come to the right place! The following guide will break down the Weber Genesis II Series in a simple format that will make your choice of which model is right for you a lot easier!
The Genesis Series has been a staple of the Weber BBQ lineup since 1985. The Genesis II is a totally revamped line of grills all equipped with superior features, compatible with iGrill 3 smart technology, and backed by an excellent, 100% full coverage, 10 year warranty on all parts of the grill. The series ranges in size from 3 to 4 burner models, with the option of upgraded models, and either a sleek open cart design or grill cabinet for storing tools.
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Weber Genesis II Series Navigation
GS4 High Performance Grilling System
Every Weber Genesis II comes with the GS4 Grilling System. The GS4 grilling system includes four key technologies that sets its BBQs apart from others, including: Infinity Ignition, Stainless Steel Burners Flavorizer Bars, and Grease Management System
Genesis II Special Edition Models (Fully Loaded)
All models of the fully loaded Gensis II Special Edition comes commerical grade 9 mm Stainless Steel Cooking Grill Grates, and the Weber iGrill 3 (app-connected digital thermometer). These grills are only available at Weber Alliance Dealers, like BBQing.com by Capital BBQ.
Weber Genesis II CSS-335
Weber Genesis II CSS-315
Weber Genesis II CSE-335
Weber Genesis II CSE-315
|9 mm Stainless Steel Cooking Grill Grates|
|Weber iGrill 3 Included|
|Primary Cooking Space|
|12,000 BTU Range Side Burner|
|9,000 BTU Sear Station|
Genesis II Stainless Steel Lid Models
The Genesis II Stainless Lid Models are available in 3 or 4 burner models, with either a classic open cart design or grill cabinet. Each Stainless Steel Lid Genesis II comes with 7 mm Stainless Steel Cooking Grill Grates included!
Genesis II Porcelain-Enameled Lid Models
This is the base model of the Genesis II barbecue grills. They are available in either 3 or 4 burner.
What are the Weber Genesis special edition models?
In Canada, the Weber Genesis Special Edition Models are: CSS-335, CSS-315, CSE-335, and CSE-315.
What's the difference between the Weber Genesis II models?
Common differences between the Weber Genesis II models include; number of burners, size of grilling area, cooking grill grate material, whether the model has a side burner or not, and open or closed cart design
What Genesis II model do I have?
You'll need know factors such as what material the lid is (stainless or porcelain enameled), whether it's a 3-Burner or 4-Burner grill, if it has a side burner, and if it is an opened cart or closed cart design. Our guide on this web page helps you determine the model based off this.
What is the difference between the Weber Genesis II and the Weber Spirit II?
The Weber Genesis II line is made in Made in North America where as the Spirit II is made overseas. A distinct difference is the lid, the Genesis II lid is double insulated steel whereas the Spirit II is much thinner. The Genesis II series also has more space to grill with compared to the Spirit II series.
Weber Genesis II Series BBQs
Should you have any more questions about the Weber Genesis II line of gas grills, we're more than happy to help. Simply give us a phone call, send us an email, or get started with a live chat!
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