A treadmill for every budget

Which treadmill is right for your needs? Below you’ll find the best treadmills currently available in three different price categories, below $500, between $500 en $1.000 en above $1.000. Each treadmill has different specifications, pros and cons and this article is here to help you decide which one should be yours. 

Best low budget treadmills – below $500

You are looking for a low budget treadmill to keep you active while you can’t walk, jog or run outside? These treadmills will fit your needs! Just be aware when buying a low budget treadmill that it might not be suitable for heavy use, interval workouts or hill workouts. 

 

Motor: 2.25 HP
Belt size: 16 inches x 50 inches
Cushioning: Comfort Cell
Speed: 0-10 MPH
Weight capacity: 275 lbs
Incline: 2 manual options

Review rating: 3.5 out of 5 

Price: $ 271.41 (check current price)

Remarks

This treadmill is not meant for intense running workouts, but great for walking and light jogging. It’s compatible with iFit and also has 6 built-in workout programs.  

Motor: 2.2 HP
Belt size: 15.5 inches x 49 inches
Cushioning: Built-in shock absorbers
Speed: 0-9 MPH
Weight capacity: 220 lbs
Incline: 0%, 2% and 4.37%

Review rating: 4.1 out of 5 

Price: $ 342.09 (check current price)

Remarks

This treadmill has 9 built-in workout programs and an easy to use folding system so it doesn’t take up too much space. 

Motor: 2.0 HP
Belt size: 16 inches x 50 inches
Cushioning: ProShox Cushioning
Speed: 0-10 MPH
Weight capacity: 300 lbs
Incline: 0-10%

Review rating: 4 out of 5

Price: $ 417.10 (check current price)

Remarks

The treadmill comes with 16 built-in workouts that focus on fat-burning and increasing fitness, but is also compatible with iFit. It has heart rate sensors in the grips, but also supports chest straps for more accurate and continuous tracking. It easily folds up for limited space storage.  

Best medium budget treadmills | $ 500 – $ 1.000

 

Motor: 2.6 HP
Belt size: 20 inches x 55 inches
Cushioning: FlexSelect cushioning
Speed: 0-10 MPH
Weight capacity: 300 lbs
Incline: 0-10%

Review rating: 4.2 out of 5

Price: $ 999 (check current price)

Remarks

This treadmill comes with 20 built-in workouts and access to iFit with it’s many on demand workouts and interactive training. It has build-in speakers and you can setup up to four different user profiles. 

Motor: 3.0 HP
Belt size: 20 inches x 60 inches
Cushioning: Cushion Flex Whisper Deck
Speed: 0-12 MPH
Weight capacity: 325 lbs
Incline: 0-15%

Review rating: 4.4 out of 5

Price: $ 999 (check current price)

Remarks

This treadmill has 10 built-in workouts and the ability to setup two user profiles. It has bluetooth audio speakers, heart rate grips and supports heart rate chest straps. Your fitness data can be tracked in the Sole Fitness app. The fold-up system allows for minimizing storage space. 

Motor: 2.75 HP
Belt size: 20 inches x 60 inches
Cushioning: Proshox cushioning
Speed: 0-12 MPH
Weight capacity: 325 lbs
Incline: 0-12%

Review rating: 4.2 out of 5

Price: $ 899 (check current price)

Remarks

The treadmill is compatible with iFit that gives you access to many workouts and personal trainers. Besides that it also has 22 preset workout ready to use. It has built-in speakers, fans and heart rate monitoring. 

Best treadmills above $ 1.000

Are you ready to take your indoor training to the next level? One of these treadmills will suit your every need!

Motor: 3.75 HP
Belt size: 12 inches x 66 inches
Cushioning: Runners Flex Cushioning
Speed: 0-12 MPH
Weight capacity: 300 lbs
Incline: -3-15%

Review rating: 4.2 out of 5 

Price: $ 1.799 (check current price)

Remarks

Besides being compatible with iFit this treadmill also holds 50 build-in workouts and live training sessions. It takes up considerably less space when folded up, has a heart rate monitor, cooling fans and the ability to turn off the cushioning to simulate real road running. 

Motor: 3.5 HP
Belt size: 20 inches x 60 inches
Cushioning: Rebound deck cushioning
Speed: 0-12 MPH
Weight capacity: 350 lbs
Incline: 0-15%

Review rating: 4.2 out of 5

Price: $ 1.399 (check current price)

Remarks

In addition to having hand grip heart rate monitoring this treadmill comes with a chest strap for more accurate and continuous heart rate registration. It has 26 build-in workouts and is compatible with RunSocial which leds you run virtually in different locations with other runners. You can setup up to four different user profiles and all your running statistics can be viewed through the Nautilus Trainer app or other fitness apps. 

Motor:  3.75 HP
Belt size:  22 inches x 60 inches
Cushioning: ProShock Cushioning
Speed:  0-12 MPH
Weight capacity: 300 lbs
Incline: -3-15%

Review rating: 4.1 out of 5

Price: $ 1.599 (check current price)

Remarks

This treadmill comes with a cooling fan, heart rate grips and easily folds in to minimize the space it takes off. Besides being compatible with iFit this treadmill also holds 34 build-in workouts. You can easily connect your smartphone to the treadmill to play your own music through the build-in speakers. 

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