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How Much Does a Treadmill Cost?

 
low costLow: $300-$700average costMedium: $800-$1,800high costHigh: $2,000-$3,000
Typical costs:
  • According to Consumer Reports, a budget home treadmill runs $300-$700; a mid-range treadmill, $800-$1,800; and a high-end treadmill, $2,000-$3,500.
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What should be included:
  • Read the warranty carefully. Some actions, such as lack of maintenance, going over the maximum weight limit or assembling a treadmill yourself can invalidate the warranty. ConsumerSearch.com[1] says to look for a treadmill with a minimum of 1- to 3-year warranty for parts and labor. If the model you select offers a 90-day warranty, they suggest purchasing an extended warranty. Some respected brands, like Sole[2] offer lifetime warranties on frames and decks, 30-year warranties on motors, 5-year warranties on parts, and 2-year warranties on labor.
  • Find out what the delivery policy is in advance to make sure there are no hidden charges.
Shopping for a treadmill:
  • Sites like TreadmilLReview.net[3] , TeadmillTips.com[4] , TreadmillAdviser[5] and TreadmillDoctor.com offer comprehensive cost and performance reviews.
  • Most experts don't recommend buying budget treadmills, but Weslo[6] has a good reputation and offers a number of treadmills for under $500. A popular model is the Cadence C44, which can be found for around $290-$330 at WalMart.com[7] and Amazon[8] .
  • Recommended mid-range treadmills include the Smooth 5.25 Treadmill, which can be found for $1,000-$1,200 at both SmoothFitness.com[9] and Amazon[10] , and the Sole F83, which can be purchased directly through Sole[11] for around $1,800. Sole also offers to match any other offers or pricing should you find it for less.
  • In the high-end range, Landice's[12] L7 Pro Sports Trainer comes highly recommended. Landice offers a list of dealers[13] in the U.S. and Canada. The treadmill can be found online at TreadmillCentral.com[14] for around $3,800.
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Selling a Teadmill
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Posted by: cindy.pacheco in Albany, OR.Posted: June 11th, 2014 04:06PM
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I got a treadmill from my step mom and I am not sure any details just that it does have a computer pad that gives you the speed and distance and what not. I am looking to sell it and I wanted to know if you guys can buy it from me. where I could sell it to if you guys wont buy it and how much it would run for.
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Pacemaster bronze
Amount: $1,400.00
Posted by: a user in Westborough, MA.Posted: July 29th, 2009 09:07AM
Manufacturer: PaceMasterModel: Bronze
Store: Omni Fitness
I bought it from Omni fitness.
This is a well built machine. McMillan motor. I gues LifeFitness/Landice uses the same motor.
Some complain about stability. If you have flat surface you should fine.
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External Resources:
  1.  www.consumersearch.com/treadmills/review
  2.  www.soletreadmills.com
  3.  www.TreadmillReview.net
  4.  www.TreadmillTips.com
  5.  www.TreadmillAdviser.com
  6.  www.weslo.com
  7.  www.walmart.com/ip/Weslo-Cadence-C44-Treadmill/4168635?dest=9999999997&sourceid=01...
  8.  www.amazon.com/Weslo-Cadence-C44-Treadmill/dp/B000DENDU2
  9.  www.smoothfitness.com/treadmills/smooth-565.htm?sku=525
  10.  www.amazon.com/Smooth-5-25-Treadmill-Powerful-Lifetime/dp/B000CN7SV4/sr=8-1/qid=11...
  11.  www.soletreadmills.com/treadmills/f85-treadmill-2013
  12.  www.landice.com
  13.  www.landice.com/dealer-locator
  14.  www.treadmillscentral.com/landice_l7_club_pro_sports_trainer_treadmill.html?gclid=...
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