Nordictrack T5.5 or Proform 590T?
~~Side-By-Side Treadmill Comparison Review~~
Motor: When it comes to the motor, the Nordictrack T5.5 wins with a 2.50HP motor. The Proform 580T on the other hand has a 2.25HP motor.
Belt Width: It is a tie for both models in terms of the belt width. It should be noted that 20” is the standard for most treadmills.
Belt Length: It is another tie in terms of the belt length. Both models feature a 55”-long belt and this is considered slightly longer than the average budget treadmill offers.
Preprogrammed Workouts: The Nordictrack T5.5 gets a win over the Proform 590T. The former has a 20-16 advantage over the latter in terms of variety and preprogrammed workouts.
Notable Features: It is a tie between the two models when it comes to bells and whistles as they basically offer the same notable features.
Parts Warranty: In terms of parts warranty, both models have a 1 year offer. This is considered to be the average in most treadmills.
Labor Warranty: It is another tie between the two models in terms of the labor warranty category. Both models offer a 1 year warranty and this is considered to be above the average offer most treadmills in their price category have.
Machine Weight: It is a dead-tie between the two since both did not indicate their machine weight.
Machine User Weight Capacity: In this category, the Nordictrack T5.5 wins with a 325-lb user capacity. However, since it did not indicate its actual machine weight, this cannot be confirmed.
Money Back Guarantee: It is a tie in terms of the money back guarantee as both offer a 30-day deal.
Conclusion: The Nordictrack T5.5 wins over the Proform 590T since it has a stronger motor and it offers more programs. However, although the Proform 590T loses to its counterpart, it still offers many features which make it above average than other budget treadmills.
With an overall score of 54.40%, the Proform 590T’s only chance of winning against the Nordictrack T5.5’s 56.72% is when it happens to be priced lower than the T5.5 in their original retail price since at the time of the review, both are on sale at $599 each.