Napoleon Mirage LEX485RSIB Ratings
Performance - 95%
Convenience - 91%
Durability - 95%
Ease of Use - 96%
Not many grills can match the performance of the Mirage LEX485RSIB that can prepare a variety of meats in the perfect conditions. The adjustable temperature ensures the optimal grilling and the multiple burners add to the efficiency of this grill.
Napoleon offers their customers some of the most reliable, durable, and stylish grill items and accessories designed to turn grilling into a chef experience. The Napoleon Mirage LEX485RSIB grill is a great model that complements any garden decor with its sleek appearance. If you want to enjoy the convenience of this great gas grill with infrared burners and a rotisserie grill, you will have to give away $1000, but you will surely consider the investment well-worthy.
This stainless steel grill looks great and inspires durability with the sturdy shape and the stainless steel lid that easily rolls up thanks to the LidLIFT EASE Roll Top lid. Under the lid, you will discover the High Grade 430 Stainless Steel cooking box. The grill stands on 4 caster wheels of which 2 are lockable for extended stability while in use. No heat is lost when you open the lid thanks to the hood that protects the sides and the back of the grill, a hood made of stainless steel as well. The bottom part is a Powder Coated steel cabinet with 2 shiny doors and on the right of the grill, there is a side burner. The left side features a storage shelf with a condiment rack included.
Napoleon Mirage is equipped with 3 stainless steel burners that allow you to cook anything from burgers to ribs to steak. Inside the grill, there are the uniquely shaped stainless steel WAVE rod grids that cover the stainless steel sear plates that spread the heat evenly and vaporize the grease so that it doesn’t fall on the burners and create flare-ups. What is truly helpful is the full-width grease pan that is easily removable so you can clean it very well. Besides the 3 burners, it has an efficient infrared rear burner that emits highly-efficient infrared heat that is absorbed by the meat and retains the juices and flavors inside. Along with the side burners that heats instantly and is perfect for demanding meat, you will enjoy increased functionality. The 3 burners emit 48,000 BTU the rear burner emits 13,500 BTU, and the side burner releases 12,500 BTU, so a total of 74,000 BTU is created by this powerful gas grill. The grill comes with a rotisserie kit, but the unit itself must be purchased separately in order for you to enjoy the convenience of the rotisserie. The temperature of each cooking area is easily adjustable thanks to the knobs that rotate gradually, so you don’t have to worry about burning the food.
Design and Accessories
When you first take a look at this gas grill, you see a sturdy item made of a solid stainless steel that makes it shine in the sun. The interior is also stainless steel and it looks very good combined with the shiny interior parts. The large cooking area lets you grill up to 24 4-inch burgers so you can easily handle a family party. The overall grill measures 61.8 x 27.2 x 49.2 inches, the main cooking area is 485 Sq. inches and the rotisserie kit is 5 3/4” high, 36 1/4” wide and 5 3/4” deep. The knobs are lit from behind with awesome LED blue lights that last up to 30,000 hours so you won’t have to worry about changing them. Although the handles are also shiny, they are made of plastic, which looks good but it’s not as durable as stainless steel. The propane tank holder is included in the grill, as well as the warming rack, the integrated ice/marinade bucket and the cutting board.
Ease of use
The assembly may take longer than in other models, but this is only because it’s made with durability in mind. Once you get it on wheels, you will love how comfortable it is and how easily you can prepare a variety of foods without burning your fingers or the meat. The burners easily lit due to the Jetfire Ignition System and the temperature is easily adjustable with the rotating knobs. The grill genuinely comes with a propane working system, but you can have it custom made to suit a natural gas household.
Warranty and support
A novelty in terms of warranty and something you will rarely find in other grills is the lifetime warranty on the burners. The other parts enjoy a 5-year warranty, which is also considerably more than in other grills, so you can rely on the durability of the item and promptitude of the manufacturer.
Specially designed to help you cook your favorite meals with ease, this gas grill is considered to be a smart choice if you want to buy a new grill or you just want to replace your old one. With an impressive performance and a durable construction, this model will surely impress you with its many features and sleek design. Besides this, the generous warranty on burners and parts is a great plus that many other grills don’t have, so even if you will have to pay more money for buying it, you will eventually realize that your decision was one of the best. It’s quality that makes the difference, and fortunately, this model is one of the best you can find.