Our Ratings are 4.78 Stars out of 5 Stars from 20,483 Reviews as of 5/23/22

New Esprit Treadmill Reviews

Esprit ET288

With the price increase, the higher end Esprits are a better value although if your budget is lim...

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Esprit ET388

If you can get a deal on it, the ET388 is not a bad choice of a machine. Value choice in the line...

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Esprit ET488

Spirit's online line of treadmills is a decent value proposition, especially the closer you get t...

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Esprit ET588

The best of the Esprit lineup. Also, the least value-packed model. If you can get it for a disc...

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Older Esprit Reviews

Reviewed in 2010

Esprit ET10

Just like you don't buy the high-end model of any other treadmill company if they are known for a...

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Esprit ET188

Too many corners are cut to get this tread to $700, but if you go in with your eyes open that is ...

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Esprit ET2

If you can get it for $999 (we've seen it online at this price) it is a dead ringer for the Sole ...

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Esprit ET4

The ET4 is kind of a throwaway model in the lineup. You would be better to upgrade to the ET6 fo...

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Esprit ET6

The brawny value member of the Esprit lineup. At $1499, this one makes a bunch of sense. One of...

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Esprit ET8

Spirit has a strong model with this treadmill. The Esprit line is surprisingly good when you com...

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Who Manufacturers Esprit Treadmills?

General Information:Esprit was a sub-brand for Spirit Fitness so they can sell on the web and not make their dealers mad about the product being sold on the web- since there aren't many dealers out there any longer, the new brand was a moot point. Spirit Fitness is a company that was started in the early '80s and has produced many types of products adding fitness products to their line in the late '80s. They are known for product innovation. Their treadmills are typically mid-priced. Dyaco International purchased Spirit a few years ago and all of their production is offshore. The quality has been improving and Dyaco has made a huge investment in the Spirit brand.

Manufacturing Philosophy:The once totally US-owned factory is now a subsidiary of Dyaco who hails from Taiwan. The practice of putting good parts in their treadmills has continued once again and they are trying to fill the value segment with many decent choices. With heavy competition from Icon, Johnson, and now Precor, it will be interesting to see how they do.

Company Outlook : Dyaco has poured quite a bit of money into the Spirit brand to revitalize it and the results are showing. Their move to a more value-oriented business should help their results.