Matrix T50 XIR Treadmill Review

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How long will the Matrix T50 XIR last?

The Matrix T50 XIR treadmill is built from a mix of welded steel and aluminum and comes with a worthy 315 lb. weight. The T50 can hold up to a maximum of 400 lbs. which means even muscle-bound folks can engage in healthy cardio workouts. Moderate use will get a jogger or light runner many years of workout delight and Johnson backs this model with quite a generous warranty. It has a lifetime on the on the frame, motor, and cushioning, with 7 years on parts, and 2 years on labor. The T50 is built to last and will even hold up well in a household with multiple users.

Brief Overview

The Matrix T50 XER treadmill is the next step up in the T50 series and offers a larger screen for those needing more than 10” of viewing pleasure. The T50 is chock full of commercial grade features that will appeal to most levels of fitness enthusiasts and is designed to last quite a bit of time while being backed by generous warranties. While Matrix has only been around 20 years, it is built itself up with quite a few quality offerings to the treadmill world in both folding and non-folding designs.

Overall Quality

The Matrix T50 XER treadmill offers joggers and light runners’ smooth performance with its 3.25 HP CD motor offering dedicated exercise fans a sprint or two at up to 12.5 MPH speeds. An incline topping at 15% clears climbers of toxins through sweaty workouts while working lower extremities to their utmost capacity time and time again. The T50 offers a premium 20” x 60” running surface meaning no matter your size, you will get a quality workout on this machine. A 1” deck and suspension system help cushion impacts on knees and joints while aluminum siderails offer greater stability for heavier users.
The Matrix T50 XER treadmill proves technology is a win with its Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and USB port that allow streaming opportunities and immersive journeys (with iFit membership) all at the simple touch of a finger on a beautiful 16” color interactive screen. It also has 13 built in programs and interval training to intensify cardio workouts to the highest level while giving users the luxury of a commercial grade experience in their home gym setting.

Things we like

  • warranty
  • 16” color touchscreen
  • commercial grade parts

Things we dislike

  • X
    not budget friendly
  • X
    no decline feature


Display 40 cm / 16" Class HD Touchscreen
iFIT iFIT® Enabled, 30-Day Membership Included
Assembled Dimensions 206 x 90 x 158 cm / 81" x 35" x 62
Cushioning System Ultimate Deck System
Deck Thickness 25.4 mm / 1"
Drive System 3.25 HP Continuous-Duty DC Johnson Drive System
Extras Water Bottle Pockets, Device Rack, Soft-Touch Buttons, Heart Rate Grips, Aluminum Side Rails, 4-Wheel Transport System
Frame Type Non-Folding
Incline Range 0 to 15%
Max User Weight 181 kg / 400 lbs
Running Surface Area 51 x 152 cm / 20" x 60"
Running Belt 2-ply, 2.2 mm
Speed Range 0.8 to 20 km/h / 0.5 to 12.5 mph
Weight 143 kg / 315 lbs


Home Warranty Lifetime frame, motor and cushioning, 7 years parts, 2 years labor


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The Matrix T50 XER treadmill offers premium workout experiences in comfortable home gym settings and is a quality machine backed by generous lifetime warranties. It is designed to appeal to a multitude of users and has quite a hard act to follow with its commercial grade parts and the ability to be a member of the iFit network which basically puts the world at one’s fingertips. While not quite as budget friendly as it could be, there are various sales throughout the year and the T50, no matter what console choice, is a worthy investment for those wanting to start or continue their fitness journey with a quality machine.