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Horizon 7.0 AE Elliptical Review

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How long will the Horizon 7.0 AE last?

The Horizon 7.0 AE weighs a mighty 194 lbs. when fully assembled and holds users us to a decent 325 lb. maximum capacity. It is best suited for moderate use and will last for years if properly cared for after purchasing. Johnson has a generous lifetime warranty on the frame and brake, 3 years on parts, and 1 year on the flywheel and labor.

Brief Overview

The Horizon 7.0 AE is our 2022 2nd place Best Buy Winner for the $700 - $999 price range. It has many quality amenities to aid consumers on the journey to better fitness health. The 7.0 AE has improved functionality along with Bluetooth capabilities for users who provide their own streaming devices. Consumers of all fitness levels will find the 7.0 AE a welcome addition to their home gym and enjoy many worry-free workouts with consideration to the excellent warranty coverage.

Overall Quality

The Horizon 7.0 AE comes with a robust frame and enough commendable parts to motivate the hardened soul. It has a 20” stride that fits all users though those of the shorter persuasion will definitely embrace hearty workout sessions. A 23 lb. flywheel eases smooth transitions between 20 levels of resistance while a 20% of incline intensifies exercise to the extreme and provides a total body workout for all. Stationary handlebars contain resistance and incline control buttons along with a heart monitor to keep trekking users on target during training periods. The console connects to a free training app that tracks pertinent performance information for future individualized workout sessions and transmits data to applicable fitness apps. There is also a 7.5” LCD screen for to display workout stats along with other conveniences located on the console such as a USB charging port, a fan, built in speakers, and an integrated tablet holder. Additionally, the frame holds a water bottle holder for hydration purposes.

Things we like

  • lifetime warranty on frame and brake
  • budget-friendly
  • free app
  • Bluetooth capabilities

Things we dislike

  • X
    flywheel could be more robust


Frame Type SixStar Non-Folding
Flywheel 23 Lbs
Stride Length (inches) 20
Incline Range 20 levels, 0-100%
Resistance Range Magnetic, 20 levels
Step on Height (inches) 10 3/4"
Extras Built-in Speakers, Fan, Tablet Rack, Water Bottle Holder
Johnson Exclusive Technologies SixStar™ Frame
Electrical Requirements 120V to 60Hz. Not compatible w/ GFCI outlets.
Weight 194 Lbs
Assembled Dimensions (L x W x H) 76"x 24"x 65.5"
Shipping Dimensions 52"x 23"x 31"
Estimated Shipping Weight 220 Lbs
Max User Weight 325
Bluetooth Enabled Yes
Speakers Yes
USB Port Yes
Display 16 Digit Alphanumeric LED, 7"LCD Screen, Free Training App that Interfaces with Machine
Programs 5K, Calorie, Custom, Distance, Fat Burn, Hill Climb, Manual, Target HRT
Workout Feedback Calories, Distance, Heart Rate, Incline %, Speed, Time


Home Warranty - Frame: Lifetime
Home Warranty - Brake: Lifetime
Home Warranty - Flywheel: 1 year
Home Warranty - Parts: 3 years
Home Warranty - Labor: 1 year


The Horizon 7.0 AE is our 2022 2nd place Best Buy Winner for the $700 - $999 price range. We invite you to see our elliptical reviews to help you narrow your search for your next fitness machine.


The Horizon 7.0 AE is an all-around wonder of a machine that rests firmly in the budget-friendly zone and holds quality elements for the discerning buyer. It comes with a formidable warranty and entrance to a world of fun with Bluetooth capabilities. Consumers of just about every fitness level will enjoy the excellence offered in the Horizon 7.0 AE.