In looking at the BGE website, it looks like there is more space (not cooking surface) between the grate level and the dome on the Large compared to the XL.
Is the picture deceiving or are the dimensions not exactly proportionate for all models ?
Lonestar 24" Vertical offset w/ Insulated Firebox & Performer Platinum
Former owner: Jambo Backyard, Klose BYC, Med. Spicewine, Pitts & Spitts, XL & (2) Med. BGE's, 22" WSM & (2) 18" WSM's, 18" & 22" Weber Kettles