Tailgating Grills: Gas Or Charcoal? What’s the Difference?

Both Gas and Charcoal grills are some of the best grills for tailgating. People choose either of these two grills mostly for tailgating purposes for the uniqueness it has to offer. Read the difference between the two to decide which one shall be convenient for you.

Difference Between Gas And Charcoal Grills

Gas GrillsCharcoal Grills
This grill is very convenient to light. Just by turning on the knob, you can light it.Charcoal grills take much time and effort to start. 
It heats up quickly and cooks quickly too because it is supported by multiple burners. You can also regulate the temperature levels too.It takes time to heat and there is no process for regulating the temperature as well.
It has a minimum level of temperature.The minimum level of cooking temperature is much higher than gas grills.
Charred flavor on food is not possible. Charcoal grills add a charred flavor to food elevating their taste much higher. 
Budget-friendly option. The gas tank lasts for a long time before needing to be refilled.A more Costlier medium of grilling. Each time you cook you have to put in coals afresh. Even arranging coals each time is also a bit of a hassle.
Hooking up a gas tank is much easier at home but is a little inconvenient outdoors.You can use a charcoal grill outdoors without many hassles. 
Easy to clean.Cleaning the residue of coal and ash after each cooking session requires effort. So, not as easy to clean as the gas grills.
It is an environmentally friendly option for cooking with less carbon footprint. Emits more smoke due to coal than gas grills. So, more carbon footprint.
Easy To operate smoothly. Requires practice to operate smoothly, especially while maintaining the temperatures for different cooking. 
It has more number of accessories. Has limited numbers of accessories.