Weber 15301001 22-Inch Performer Charcoal Grill

Weber 15301001 is a 22-Inch charcoal grill with 363 square inches of total cooking area. Is it a good grill for the money? It’s quite affordable and that raises a question – is it any good? Let’s find out!

Weber 15301001 22-Inch Performer Charcoal Grill

Weber 15301001 works great for grilling and has everything you need for delicious results. It holds temperature well. You can adjust temperature by changing the air flow with dampers. This is where built-in lid thermometer comes into hand as it’s accurate.

Weber 15301001 comes with gourmet grill grate where you can remove the center circle. It’s compatible with GBS inserts.

The cleanup is easy too. Ash catcher is removable, works great and comes out effortlessly.

The only thing you might complain is that 22-inch grill is not that big and won’t provide enough cooking space for everyone.


Overall quality is pretty good. Charcoal grills of similar pricing often feel cheap due to thin metal and parts not fitting well but this is not the case with Weber 15301001. It’s mostly sturdy and well made but there are a couple cheap parts too (like wheels).


Assembly is pretty simple and takes around 30 minutes to do. You can assemble it a lot faster if you don’t slack around but since most of you probably won’t be in a hurry 30 minutes is a realistic estimate.


Other features that Weber 15301001 charcoal grill has that we didn’t mentioned above include side table, porcelain-enameled lid and bowl, rubber handle (won’t get hot) and tool hooks.


Weber 15301001 is one of the best grills for the money. It’s affordable, easy to use and works great. The only issue is that it might be too small for some.

Weber 15301001 22-Inch Black Performer Charcoal Grill Specifications:

  • Cooking area: 363 square inches
  • Color: Black
  • Diameter: 22 inches
  • Dimensions with lid closed (W x D x H): 42’’ x 29’’ x 43.5’’
  • Wheel size: 8 inches

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