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Consumer Reports Reviews Ellipticals

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Elliptical reviews. We review different types of Ellipticals. Our Elliptical reviews will help you decide what Elliptical is best for you.

Consumer Reports Elliptical reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Elliptical ratings where you will see our Elliptical reviews on User safety, Ergonomics, Construction, Exercise range, Ease of use and Heart rate features. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Ellipticals that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the Elliptical you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the Elliptical's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a Elliptical. We also have up to date Elliptical blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and Elliptical news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

Elliptical Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsBH S1Xi Reviews
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BH S1Xi
Type: Has Heart Rate Programs
Summary: This BH elliptical trainer has a shipping weight of 166 pounds and requires an unobstructed area (in inches) of 71L x 27W for operation - additional space should be added as a safety buffer. The maximum specified user weight for this machine is 350 pounds. Included heart-rate programs adjust exercise intensity based on a target heart-rate.
 
 
The BH S1Xi Elliptical has the following features: Resistance levels, Stride length settings, Incline levels, Magazine rack, Standard power supply, Operational footprint -- LxW (in.) and Weight (lbs.).
ratingsKettler RIVO P Reviews
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Kettler RIVO P
Type: Has Heart Rate Programs
Summary: This Kettler elliptical trainer has a shipping weight of 137 pounds and requires an unobstructed area (in inches) of 58L x 27W for operation - additional space should be added as a safety buffer. The maximum specified user weight for this machine is 285 pounds. Included heart-rate programs adjust exercise intensity based on a target heart-rate.
 
 
The Kettler RIVO P Elliptical has the following features: Resistance levels, Stride length settings, Incline levels, Standard power supply, Operational footprint -- LxW (in.) and Weight (lbs.).
ratingsAFG 3.3AE Reviews
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AFG 3.3AE
Type: No Heart Rate Programs
Summary: This AFG elliptical trainer has a shipping weight of 233 pounds and requires an unobstructed area (in inches) of 74.5L x 24W for operation - additional space should be added as a safety buffer. The maximum specified user weight for this machine is 325 pounds.
  • Heart-rate programs are not included, so automatic adjustment of exercise intensity is not available.
 
 
The AFG 3.3AE Elliptical has the following features: Resistance levels, Stride length settings, Incline levels, Magazine rack, Standard power supply, Operational footprint -- LxW (in.) and Weight (lbs.).
ratingsSole E20 Reviews
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Sole E20
Type: Has Heart Rate Programs
Summary: This Sole elliptical trainer has a shipping weight of 189 pounds and requires an unobstructed area (in inches) of 70L x 23W for operation - additional space should be added as a safety buffer. The maximum specified user weight for this machine is 325 pounds. Included heart-rate programs adjust exercise intensity based on a target heart-rate.
 
 
The Sole E20 Elliptical has the following features: Resistance levels, Stride length settings, Incline levels, Magazine rack, Standard power supply, Operational footprint -- LxW (in.) and Weight (lbs.).
ratingsTrue M30 Reviews
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True M30
Type: Has Heart Rate Programs
Summary: This True elliptical trainer has a shipping weight of 304 pounds and requires an unobstructed area (in inches) of 70L x 30W for operation - additional space should be added as a safety buffer. The maximum specified user weight for this machine is 300 pounds. Included heart-rate programs adjust exercise intensity based on a target heart-rate.
 
 
The True M30 Elliptical has the following features: Chest strap included, Resistance levels, Stride length settings, Incline levels, Magazine rack, Standard power supply, Operational footprint -- LxW (in.) and Weight (lbs.).

Whats behind our Elliptical ratings?

  • User safety
  • Ergonomics
  • Construction
  • Exercise range
  • Ease of use
  • Heart rate features