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Octane XR6000S Recumbent Elliptical Review

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How long will the Octane XR6000S Recumbent last?

The Octane XR6000S Recumbent weighs a colossal 339 lbs. when fully assembled and holds up to a maximum workout capacity of 400 lbs. It is engineered for moderate to heavy use and will last at the very least 5 years if not more for the consumer willing to take care of their investment. Octane covers the XR6000S with 10 years on the frame, 3 years on parts, and 1 year on labor which is rather low but better than nothing.

Brief Overview

The Octane XR6000S Recumbent is the XR6000 with a swivel seat and additional platforming for easy mounting. It has a heavy weight that is not easy to move despite the attached transport wheels located on the lower front of the massive frame. Two console choices allow consumers to either choose Wi-Fi and avail themselves with entertainment options during workout fun or not, though both consoles contain a quick start-up option for consumers wanting to hop on and just easily push a button to head up the path to a higher level of fitness health.

Overall Quality

Consumers of all ages, sizes, and fitness levels will gracefully enter the Octane XR6000S Recumbent with the use of the 210-degree swivel feature in the seat designed for easy mounting after stepping onto the stable side platforms. The comfortable seat is itself a marvel, with a 45-degree angle with 5 tilt points on the back of the seat and 20 positions on the frame for perfect placement during workout regimes. Multi-grip handlebars enable users to engage solely in upper body workouts using stationary pegs for foot placement or use the oversize pedals to enjoy a total body workout session. Stationary handlebars contain heartrate sensors for those looking to stay on target while exercising. A front drive design supports smooth transitions between 30 levels of high-intensity resistance for users across the fitness spectrum. The XR6000S offers consumers the choice of two consoles: the Standard and the Smart console. The Standard console has 14 built in programs and is a simple design that contains quick touch buttons for accessing booster interval programs and changing resistance levels. The Smart console supports Wi-Fi connectivity and allows video coaching and web browsing on a 10” touchscreen display. Both console choices have a 3-speed fan for ultimate cooling action.

Things we like

  • 210-degree swivel feature

Things we dislike

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    low warranty coverage for price range
  • X
    side platforms are large


Swivel Seat 210⁰
Seat Height Adjustments 20
Resistance Levels 30
Number of Programs with Smart Console 18
Number of Programs with Standard Console 14
Max User Weight 400 lbs (181 kg)
Footprint 39"W X 72"L (99 X 183 cm)
Weight 339 lbs (154 kg)


Frame: 10 Years Parts: 3 Years Labor: 1 year


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The Octane XR6000S Recumbent is an expensive workout machine is a great fit for consumers unable to safely mount an exercise machine or who are recovering from an injury. It offers several commendable features along with 2 console choices for those willing to fork out extra money for internet access.