New Proform Elliptical Reviews

Proform 330

Pass on this unit, it will be a maintenance headache.

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Proform 650 T

The Proform 650 T is a decent unit for an OK value. We aren't real big fans of the spacesaver ell...

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Proform Perspective 1000

The addition of a TV doesn't add value, it just adds another expensive part that can break.

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Proform Razor 400 ES

This is OK for a starter elliptical. They sell a similar unit for $70 less. The unit is a was...

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Proform SpaceSaver 500

*Note: This is a good machine if you are getting started. This a decent machine for the money ...

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Proform 850s

*Note: The Proform 850 is a relic of an elliptical past best forgotten. The Proform 850 is a r...

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Proform 930 SpaceSavers

*Note: The 930 SpaceSaver is a scaled down version of the 10.0ZE is better at the store. A sca...

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Proform SpaceSaver 600s

*Note: A slimmed down version of the 10.0ZE is better at the store. A slimmed down version of ...

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Older Proform Reviews

Reviewed in 2017

Proform Endurance 520 E

The Endurance 520 E is an Ok elliptical but I would rather have a Sole for the better motion at t...

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Proform Endurance 720 E

The Endurance 720E is a slightly upgraded version of the 520E. Don't spend the extra money. It'...

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Proform Endurance 920 E

The Endurance 920 E is the top of this particular series of ellipticals made by Proform and frank...

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Proform Pro 12.9

Proform's Pro 12.9 has won our First Place 2019 Best Buy Award for the $1,000 to $1,499-dollar pr...

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Proform Pro 16.9

Since Proform has decided to make two ellipticals that are nearly identical with only a few hundr...

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Proform Smart Strider 495 CSE

There is a big difference between an F150 and a Dodge Cummins. Cummins trucks have huge engines t...

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Proform Smart Strider 295 CSE

Most of us have been in the dollar store looking for kitchen utensils to either get us through co...

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Proform Pro 9.9

We are a little surprised to see Proform producing a machine with more functionality than electro...

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Reviewed in 2016

Proform Smart Strider 535

The Smart Strider 535 gives a very good quality elliptical for a very affordable price.

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Proform Smart Strider 735

The Smart Strider 735 has extra features over the 535. The $200 extra for the adjustable power r...

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Proform Smart Strider 935

The 935 was our best buy winner for last year and gives solid quality and features for the money.

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Reviewed in 2015

Proform 1110 E

The 110E is a bulked up version of the ZE 6 elliptical by Proform with better quality and feature...

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Proform 1310 E

The 1310 E is a full featured elliptical from Proform with solid quality.

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Proform 735 E

The 735 E is a solid machine similar to the Smart Strider lineup of ellipticals from Proform with...

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Proform 810 E

A solid front drive elliptical, the 810 E gives you good, if unspectacular value for your money.

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Proform Smart Strider ES

The Smart Strider ES is a quality machine with a good ellipse motion.

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Proform ZE 6

The ZE 6 is a solid machine for the money.

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Reviewed in 2014

Proform 1200 Es

The Proform 1200 E is a good elliptical, just overpriced.

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Proform 510 Es

The Proform 510 is a front drive machine for those on a budget. Taller persons will want to set ...

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Proform 710 Es

The 710 E can be a decent machine for the right person. After you read that last statement, you ...

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Proform 910 Es

The 910E is a version of Proform's front drive ellitpical design that is outclassed by Sole and L...

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Proform 990 CSEs

The Proform version of the NordicTrack Audiostrider 990. While you loose some of the features of...

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Proform 1200 E

The Proform 1200 E is an old tank of a design that still has decent quality. Good enough for the...

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Proform 14.0 CE

The Proform 14.0 CE is a decent elliptical for a good price.

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Proform 19.0 RE

The Proform 19.0 RE is an exceptional design that gives you good quality. Our 2nd Runner Up Awar...

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Proform 510 E

*Note: The Proform 510 E is a solid basic elliptical with a poor warranty. The low cost versi...

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Proform 710 E

*Note: The Proform 710 E is a cousin of the 510 with a few added features and $100 more in cost. ...

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Proform 910 E

The Proform 910 E is a decent machine that is outclassed by its competitors in this price range.

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Proform 990 CSE

The Proform 990 CSE is the best value of Proform's rear drive ellipticals.

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Proform Hybrid Trainer

*Note: The Hybrid Trainer is an recumbent elliptical, if you want to buy one you need to spend a ...

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Reviewed in 2013

Proform 18.0 REs

Based on Proform's use of Precor's design patent, a solid value at $999. While it has it drawbac...

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Proform 10.0 CE

The space saving feature aside, the 10.0 CE is a very average elliptical.

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Proform 18.0 RE

The Proform 18.0 RE is a good value with the price decrease.

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Proform 10.0 CEs

Similar in design to the Proform ZE 5, this machine is a value if you want a rear drive machine. ...

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Reviewed in 2012

Proform 1100 Es

An older front drive elliptical design from Proform is a decent machine. We would spend our mone...

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Proform 14.0 CEs

The Proform 14.0 CE is a can't miss, solid value. While we would probably pay the extra $200 for...

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Proform 1410 Es

*Note: Similar in design to the NordicTrack E12.0, this is Proform's answer to Sole and LiveStron...

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Proform 395s

*Note: The Proform 395 gives good value for the money. The Proform 395 gives good value for th...

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Proform 400 REs

*Note: The Proform 400 RE is an older design that should be left in the store. The Proform 400...

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Proform 480 CSEs

*Note: The Proform 480 is a popular, older design from Proform. The Proform 480 is a popular, ...

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Proform 600 ZNEs

*Note: An older rear drive elliptical model from Proform that is sort of "out of date". An old...

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Proform 6.0 ZEs

The Proform 6.0 ZE is one of Proform's most popular ellipticals!

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Proform 790 Es

The Proform 790E is an older front drive elliptical design that is actually better than the newer...

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Proform 850 SpaceSavers

The SpaceSaver feature on the 850 is really nice!

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Proform StrideSelect 600s

*Note: The Proform StrideSelect 600 is an older design that should be left in the store. The P...

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Proform ZE 5s

The 3rd runner up in the $699 category, the ZE 5 gives you a rear drive machine in a value package.

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Proform 10.0 ZE

*Note: As good of an elliptical as you can get for under $600. The Proform 10.0 ZE is a solid ...

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Proform 1100 E

A decent machine for a decent price.

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Proform 600 ZNE

An exceptional value for $699.

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Proform 790 E

For $799 this really isn't a good deal.

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Proform ZE 5

This is a good machine if you are getting started.

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Proform 480 CSE

The adjustable ramp is a problem waiting to happen.

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Proform 6.0 ZE

A competent design for a decent price and value. The Proform 6.0 ZE is our 2nd Runner up in the ...

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Proform 10.0 ZEs

The 10.0ZE is a good machine with a lot of features. For the money you will have a hard time fin...

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Reviewed in 2011

Proform 1050 E

*Note: This is a good value but pay $100 less and buy the 890E. Based on the Precor elliptical...

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Proform 390 E

*Note: Proform has better options for just a little more money. If you are looking at this uni...

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Proform 4.0 X

*Note: There is no way they should put an adjustable ramp on a machine this cheap. We understa...

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Proform 590 E

*Note: A decent machine but you can get the Golds Gym version for $200 less. This is a solid m...

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Proform 890 E

*Note: An exceptional value for $699. Based on the Precor elliptical patent this machine has a...

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Proform Ergostrider 3.0

*Note: Proform has better options for just a little more money. If you are looking at this uni...

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Proform ZE 3

*Note: Look at some of the more expensive options from Proform. While not a terrible machine P...

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Proform ZE 9

*Note: As solid a machine that you will find under $1000. This machine is based on the Precor ...

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Reviewed in 2010

Proform 800 Crosstrainer

A kissing cousin of the Gold's Gym Crosstrainer 510. This is a decent value as far as cheap el...

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Proform 850 Crosstrainer

An overpriced ho-hum machine. This is a ho-hum machine from Proform. Look at the Crosswalk 8.0 f...

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Proform Crosstrainer 600

A cousin of the 800 Crosstrainer for more money! Proform will make a unit, slap different name...

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Proform Crosswalk 8.0

A kissing cousin to the NordicTrack A.C.T. For less money!

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Proform Ergo Strider 3.0

*Note: Buying an elliptical for $300 or less is a waste of money. Buying an elliptical for $30...

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Proform iSeries 785 F

A solid value at $599. The Proform iSeries 785 F has some compelling value that would make this u...

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Proform XP Thinline 480

The adjustable ramp is a problem waiting to happen. The adjustability feature of this machine ...

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Reviewed in 2009

Proform 15.5 S

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Proform 160

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Proform 20.0

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Proform 320

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Proform 900 CardioCross

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Proform C 630

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Proform CardioCrosstrainer 650

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Proform CardioCrosstrainer 675

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Proform Crossover

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Proform Selectstride 825

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Proform 900 SpaceSaver

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Who Manufacturers Proform Ellipticals?

General Information:These products are produced by Icon Health and Fitness. They are the largest retail fitness company. This is one of the original Icon brands and can be found in most mass merchants. They typically range between $500 and $1,500 and have short warranties for the most part although they have excellent warranties on the high end. We have seen a shift in regard to that in respect to motor warranties in some units. The gee-whiz factor is high on these machines because they are packed with features but those have tended to be glitch prone. Except for the higher priced units with a selling price of $1000 or more, we wouldn't recommend these for runners, but the quality of the machine is so much better than the ones produced just a few years ago, most people who are walkers or casual users will be satisfied with the new Proforms.

Manufacturing Philosophy:Proform is produced by Icon, a company with thousands of employees and large resources. Put simply, their machines have the best design in the business. Icon has a long, storied history that provides an example of how the big keep getting bigger. Icon used to be the mass-market darling because of their cheap prices but they used to have quality to match. These days they put quality into the machines and pack them with features. We can no longer say Icon has the worst customer service in the business after experiencing the cheap treadmills sold on Amazon. We rate the machines by the individual machine quality, not the quality of their service.

Company Outlook : Icon is the largest fitness equipment producer in the world with over $1 billion in sales. If the fitness industry were a solar system, Icon is so powerful that they would be the Sun. In terms of stability they are the best, but overall their customer service isn't up to the standards of any of the lower volume producers. Although you get a value price for the product, you also get value service so keep this in mind when buying their machines- apparently they price their machines so low in comparison to other companies that they don't have money left for service. Due to the sheer number of units they produce, we pick up support in many cases where this factory leaves off.