The 3G Cardio 80i is part of the Treadmill test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Treadmill models like the 80i are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Ergonomics: Ergonomics considers how well the machine accommodates the needs of users and includes belt size, foot-rail design and handgrip design.
Construction: Construction considers aspects that impact quality like the motor and related components, running deck and the results of our durability tests.
Ease of use: Ease of use considers the ease of using the controls, functions, programs and reading the display.
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