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Kenmore  5-Burner Gas Grill with Ceramic Searing and Rotisserie Burners

  Item#  07116156000 | Model#  S3218ANB

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 Rating 4.0 | 61 Reviews | Write a review
Reg Price: $699.99
Savings: $168.00
Reg Price: $699.99
Savings: $168.00
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Specifications & Dimensions

Overall Shape: Specialty
Dimensions and Capacity:
Bonus Grid Area (sq. in.): 192
Depth (in.): 23.8
Height (in.): 46
Item Weight (lbs.): 129
Primary Cooking Area: 400 sq. in. and above
Primary Cooking Area (sq. in.): 576
Total Cooking Area Range: 700 sq. in. and above
Total Grill Cooking Area (sq. in.): 768
Wheel or Caster Size (in.): 3
Width (in.): 59.5
Product Overview:
Assembly: Ready to assemble
Built-in Light: Yes
Fuel Type: Propane (LP)
Grill Type: Freestanding
Relocatable: Yes
Wheels or Casters: Yes
Lid Color: Stainless steel
Overall Color: Black
Materials & Finishes:
Body Material: Steel
Material, Lid: Stainless steel
Included with Item:
Bonus Burner: Yes
Grill Side Shelf: Yes
Rotisserie Burner: Yes
Thermometer: Yes
Handle Material: Stainless steel
Number of Handles: 3
Frame Design: Cabinet
Number of Wheels: 4
Wheels Location: Front and Back
Wheels Material: Plastic
Number of Cooking Grates: 3
Drip Pan: Removable
Warranties & Coverage:
General Warranty: 1 year limited warranty
Warranty Terms - Parts: 10 year burner warranty
Cook System:
Burner Material: Stainless steel
Heat Distribution: Stainless steel
Ignition Type: Electronic
Prefer Electronic Ignition: Yes
Tank Connection: Type-1
Temperature Gauge: Yes
Temperature Gauge Location: Lid
Tilt Tank Support: Yes
BTUs Per Hour: 40,000 or more
Flame Tamer: Yes
Side Burner BTUs: 12000
Spider Guards: No
Total BTUs: 83000
Bonus Grid: Yes
Bonus Grid Material: Stainless steel
Bonus Grid Type: Warming rack
Cooking Grate Material: Stainless Steel Rod
Primary Grid Burner No.: 5
Bonus Burner Type: Sear burner
Side Burner Included: Yes
Shelves & Storage:
Side Shelf Material: Stainless steel
Side Shelf Type: Fixed
Utility Drawer: No
CSA Listed: Yes


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Product Description

Kenmore 5-Burner Gas Grill Lets You Make a Feast of a Cookout

With its chic stainless steel surface with color accents, the Kenmore 5-Burner Gas Grill doesn't just look good, it actually delivers! With 5 burners, 576 sq. in. of cooking space, a rotisserie burner, and a side burner, this amazing grill will have you grilling up a storm in no time!

The infrared side burner allows for faster cooking time and prevents flare ups, so you get evenly cooked food without any hot or cold spots. There's also a halogen light to help you see what’s cooking even when the sun goes down, and the stainless steel hood and powder coated surface ensure that your Kenmore grill stays looking great year after year.

For added versatility, convert it to natural gas with natural gas conversion kit 071-10478. Set a new standard in grilling with the five burner gas grill from Sears. 

  • 1 year limited warranty, 10 year burner warranty.
  • Kenmore Ceramic Searing Gas Grill with Rotisserie Burner lets you barbecue more efficiently
  • Features five main burners, rotisserie burner, and infrared side burner
  • Stainless steel with painted control panel and doors keep it looking sleek and attractive as well as durable
  • Halogen light helps you see at night
  • Four casters make it easy to move
  • 32" x 18" main cooking area lets you grill for a small crowd
  • 5 - 12,000 BTU burners, 12,000 BTU ceramic Infrared side burner, 11,000 BTU rotisserie burner
  • Stainless steel hood locks in the heat and resists rust
  • Powder coated cabinet resists weather and scratching
  • Chrome plated plastic knobs make it easy to control the cooking
  • Steel side shelf offers space for condiments and food prep
  • For added versatility, convert it to natural gas with natural gas conversion kit 071-10478
  • Assembly required.
  • For a variety of cooking options, buy either of these rotisseries. 071-22981 or 071-44611
Assembly is only available on online orders for home delivery for an additional fee

Added on May 23, 2014


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61 Reviews Write a review
44 Reviewers (72.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Praise8 found this helpful
Sep 24 , 2013
Best grill yet
I've been using using gas grills for about 30 years and have tried many brands. Our last grill was an $1800 model by Vermont Castings. Our problems have always been caused by where we live; Louisiana weather will eat a grill up. No amount of baked on enamel will protect steel when you live here and cast iron grates are gone in a year. We've had the Kenmore 415.16649010 in brushed stainless steel finish for three years and it's held up beautifully. About 85% of the grill is made from stainless and the enameled steel parts are mostly not exposed to cooking. Unfortunately, the firebox is enameled and very susceptible to rusting. Just to be safe, I've lined the firebox sidewalls and bottom with several layers of heavy-duty aluminum foil. This has worked well to protect the steel and after three years is finally ready for a fresh lining of foil. The steel in the grill is high quality and with a normal amount of wiping after use, it has not suffered more than a few spots of minor discoloration. I know that even stainless will discolor when exposed to heat, moisture, and salt. We paid our Sears dealer about $100 to assemble the grill and install the conversion unit for natural gas and it was money well-spent. My only complaint has to do with the rotisserie unit that was recommended at the store for this grill. The Master Forge Stainless Universal Rotisserie (mod. FL-6107-2SQ) is an excellent unit and has given good service but I had to modify (bend) the mounts to get the unit to fit the grill. I have filed the sharp corners to prevent damage to the cover. I try to get the grill under our porch when rain is threatening but it has had a few soakings. So far this had not caused a problem- I wipe out the water from inside the cabinets and pour the collected water out of the grease tray and it keeps on ticking. BTW, it helps to keep the grease tray cleaned out! I researched this grill before buying and read complaints about the btu's generated and the large opening at the back of the cover. In the past I've struggled to cook on grills that wanted to incinerate the food (i.e. Vermont Castings). For me the Kenmore gives just the right amount of heat. I have yet to burn food on this grill, including with the rotisserie, and the cooking time is reasonable. Plus, the gap at the back of the cover makes visual inspection of the food without raising the lid easy to do when the halogen lamps are turned on. All in all, it's been a great value for the money and it still looks good!
Criticism12 found this helpful
Jul 1 , 2012
Cheap materials, poor quality, bad design
After 8 years with my last Kenmore 4 burner grill, it was time for a new one. I wanted something bigger, and had such a great experience with the previous grill, that this seemed like a good choice. Unfortunately, I could not have been more wrong. The lack of quality of this grill was astounding. The stainless steal is less than 1/10 of an inch thick, and you can flex any part of it with just one finger. On the inside, the flame tamers (flimsy pieces of metal sitting over the burners) were completely covered with rust after just 2 uses. The only thing they seem to be capable of is creating uneven heat distribution. Design wise, I also found the tiny red dot on the knobs difficult to see in most cases, making it hard to tell from a glance if any burners are left on. Additionally, the already mentioned difficulty of getting a propane tank in or out cannot be overstated--it is not a trivial task with this grill. In the end, the only redeeming thing about buying this grill was the ease with which Sears took it back. The return was quick and painless. Unfortunately, this will definitely be the last Kenmore grill that I ever purchase. They used to be solid, high-quality and worth the price, but not anymore. The quality of this grill was not just below Kenmore standards, but easily below Brinkman or other off-brand, hardware store models.


Cumming, GA

May 18 , 2015
Ever see a magnet stick to Stainless Steel? It SHOULD NOT, but is does....

If a magnet sticks to stainless steel, then it is stainless that has a HIGH iron content. Iron rusts, stainless does NOT. This is Chinese grade stainless steel, 340 quality, NOT 409 stainless. It will rust quickly. This grill rusts so fast that you will not have much of a grill left in 2 or 3 years. I've had mine always covered when not in use and it has RUSTED so badly that Sears has to replace it under the Sears Maintenance Agreement. When the technician came out to check the grill he told me that replacement parts would cost more than the grill costs, so the value of the grill was entered as a credit for me to get a replacement grill. I do NOT recommend this grill, even to my enemies. It is very, very cheaply made and although it looks good in the photos on Sears site, it will fail you very quickly and you will be out well over $500.00. You will have to replace it in a couple of years. Do you want to have to shell out $500.00 every few years to replace your grill? No, of course not, but you will have to do that IF YOU PURCHASE THIS GRILL. IT IS GARBAGE. DON'T BUY IT. Caveat Emptor: Buyer beware.

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Stroudsburg, PA

May 4 , 2015
Great Grill

Heats up quickly, cooks evenly. Convenient cabinet great for storage. Side burner can be used for searing or boiling corn.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Terre Haute, IN

Apr 24 , 2015
Poor Quality

I bought this grill 3 years ago and the it grills great, but it is not built well. All 5 of the shields above the burner rusted through, the bottom of the heat box is falling off of the grill, where the burners attach to the heat box has rusted out. It is complete junk, and last night I could not get it to light even though it had a new tank of propane and I could see the spark of the starter. What make it worse is that I purchased the 5 year agreement from Sears and they say it does not cover rust or corrosion, what else is going to happen to it? So I wasted money on the 5 year warranty since SEARS will not honor it. I kept the grill covered when not in use and it was protected from heavy winds and snow. I purchased this grill because I thought it would be of high quality at such a high cost for a Kenmore grill. Wish I would have spent a little more and purchased a Weber.

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Apr 2 , 2015
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Just love it

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Dundee, IL

Mar 25 , 2015
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All Stainless Is All Good!

Really excited to have this high btu grill. Especially like the fact that the cabinet is all stainless sreel. Less chance of rusting out which h as s always been a problem. Large cooking area and love the searing back burner. Have done salmon and hamburgers with great results already. Of course, time will tell on how the components  hold up but it is designed to last. AAA+++!!!!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Rockport, TX

Jan 22 , 2015
Exceptionally functional

I also purchased the natural gas kit and rotisserie. Easy to convert to natural gas. Having great fun using the rotisserie. I may just become the future Bobby Flay.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Wichita, KS

Jan 9 , 2015


I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Dec 16 , 2014
Even heat

Evan heat throughout the cooking surfaces. I prefer this grill to the Webbers I've had.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Vernon Hills, IL

Oct 28 , 2014
Not worth the money

I bought this items two years ago and while it cooks very well the grill is made very poorly and does not last. If you are foolish enough to buy this grill get the 5 year warranty as it won't last. Within 2 years all of the pop rivets that hold the pieces together have failed. I believe this is due tp the heat in the main grill box. I can't believe that the product can't hold together in the most basic way for 2 years. Sears will not offer any warranty for poor craftmanship if you don't get the extended warranty. Oh, by the way, Weber and other offer a lifetime guarantee for the cabin and main assembly parts. I would not look at any Kenmore grill. Works great for 6 months but then it begins to fall apart and rust. By the way, it was covered all the time when not in use.

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Lawrenceville, GA

Oct 22 , 2014
B-day gift conundrum

Took my wife and I about an hour to put together. Directions could be more clear but mounting hardware is pretty simple. I found one of the igniter wires dangling inside and it took a few minutes to trace where it SHOULD be connected. Haven't even used it yet and I've got to figure out how to find a solution for that in the manufacturer's warranty. wire was pulled out of the igniter inside the ceramic way to repair that. need a new one. Otherwise, it looks good and seems to be in working order. Grates are solid. Wires seem ok (otherwise). Knobs are all basic plastic. I'd say it's an average product.

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