Top rated treadmills and ellipticals

Consumer Reports Feb 2011 Treadmills + Ellipticals Ratings

Treadmills

Nonfolding
1 Precor 9.31 – $3300
2 Landice L7 Cardio Trainer – $3800
3 ST Fitness 8921 – $2895
4 PaceMaster Platinum Pro VR – $2000
5 True PS300 – $2400
6 Vision T9500 Deluxe – $2400
7 AFG 13.0 AT – $1800
8 Vision T9200 Simple – $1400
9 Bodyguard T240P – $2400
10 Endurance T3 – $1300

Folding
1 Spirit XT 485 – $2000
2 True PS75 – $2400
3 Smooth 7.35 – $1500
4 LifeFitness F3 (Advanced) – $2800
5 ProForm Power 995 – $1000
6 Fitnex TF55 – $1800
7 Sole F63 – $1000
8 Horizon T202 – $800
9 NordicTrack A2750 Pro – $1000
10 Nautilus T514 – $1200
15 more folding TM’s listed. The Precor 9.31 and the Landice L7 Cardio Trainer are especially recommended by them and they list their CR Best Buys. They give good-excellent ratings for the attributes tested for all of the treadmills except a Fair for ergonomics for LifeSpan TR200 and a Don’t Buy for Best Fitness BFT1 for the incline malfunctioning on 2 out of 3 units tested.

The best place to check these out is at:

Fit Equipment Etc. (New England’s largest showroom)
243 Boston Turnpike
Shrewsbury, Ma 01545

Website

Or call us at (508) 756-6774
(888) 50- Get Fit

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2 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by Jonas on February 2, 2011 at 2:26 am

    Thanks! This came in very handy!

    Reply

  2. Posted by Andrew and Kelly on February 2, 2011 at 2:47 am

    My wife and I came down and were very excited that you had all the top rated machines to try out and use. You guys were great! We give you five stars! Best prices and selection by far…..

    Andy & Kelly

    Reply

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