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Nautilus T616 Folding Home Treadmill | Review

February 16, 2020 by  
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Nautilus T616 Folding Home Treadmill

Nautilus T616 Folding Home Treadmill (2019-2020 Model)

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The Nautilus T616 Folding Treadmill is a heavy duty treadmill. It is ideal for walking, jogging, and running for weight loss or cardio workouts. Built in heart monitor program, allows you keep your heart rate constant as the treadmill adjusts the speed and incline for you. This treadmill is ideal for runners. Features include a strong 3.0 horsepower (hp) motor (continuous duty) , which can reach speeds up to 12 miles per hour (in increments of 0.5 mph). The treadmill can incline between 0 (flat) to a 15 percent grade.

The large deck is a 20″ x 60″ area for walking, jogging, and running. Ideal for toning up, managing your weight, and improving your cardiovascular health. The deck suspension system supports people up to 300 pounds in weight, and features Nautilus’s StrikeZone cushioning system. The T616 treadmill includes a folding frame with SoftDrop™ folding technology. This model provides Bluetooth® connectivity so you can sync with the free RunSocial® App, or use the free Nautilus Trainer™ 2 App to track your progress. The T616 Treadmill also has a USB Port which can export your Workout Results to a USB Flash Drive to be uploaded to the Nautilus Connect™ website. You can also charge your devices with the USB port.

Nautilus T616 Console

Nautilus T616 Console

Nautilus T616 Advanced Features: Features include a backlit Dual LCD screen (tracks your time, calories, distance, heart rate, steps, speed, and incline). Pulse grip & wireless telemetric heart rate monitoring (Bluetooth® chest strap included), and 26 workout programs. Built in 3-speed Workout fan to cool you off. Quick-start speed and incline buttons. Built-in speakers to listen to your music. The Strikezone Cushioning System will soften your landing and propel your kick-off while minimizing impact on your knees and joints. Up to 4 User Profiles can be used.

Explore the World App

Explore the World App

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The APP will stream to your iPad or other tablet computer. Both the T616 and T618 treadmills can communicate to these apps via Bluetooth. You can also access other fitness Apps.

Maximum User Weight Capacity: Up to 300 pounds.
Treadmill Warranty: Frame & Motor – 10 years; Parts/Electronics – 3 years; Labor – 1 year.
Safety Features: Large red emergency stop button, and a tether that stops the treadmill when the tether key pops out.
Unfolded Dimensions: 72.2″ long x 35.2″ wide x 57.6″ tall

Smart-Review Commentary: The Folding Nautilus T616 is a highly rated heavy duty home treadmill (Both professional and owner reviews). Its EZ Drop system makes it easy to fold up when not in use. This treadmill is ideal for runners, as it has a large 20 x 60″ running area, has an extra strong 3.0 HP motor, 15% incline, StrikeZone cushioning system, and a Built-in 3-speed Cooling Fan. You can set the treadmill to keep your heart rate constant (treadmill will adjust to keep it in the zone). Its Dual LCD display is clear and easy to read. The built in speakers allow you to plug in your mp3 player or Smartphone and listen to music as you exercise. The built-in Bluetooth allows you to sync up with Nautilus Apps on your phone or tablet. You can also record your progress to a USB device to review later on your computer at the Nautilus website.

The thicker two-ply belt is more durable than those on cheap treadmills, and built to last. The T616 has a Powerful 3.0 HP motor which means it won’t be straining to keep up with you (Straining motors burn out quicker). The Handlebars are over-sized and easy to grip, and include buttons to safely and conveniently adjust your speed and incline. Reviewers report that this treadmill runs quiet and smooth. Nautilus the company has been around for almost half a century. This is one of our top models in this price range. The T616 is a great value with a 15 year motor & frame warranty, and loaded with programs and features usually seen on more expensive models. This model is not only a Smart-Review Top Pick, but also received our Best of 2020 award for treadmills in the under $1000 category.

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    Treadmill Features

  • 3.0 hp motor
  • 0-12 miles per hour
  • Incline grade 0-15
  • Power Incline
  • Folds up
  • 20 x 60 inch running area
  • Maximum user weight limit: 300 lbs.
  • 26 workout programs
  • 2.5-inch Rollers
  • Built-in Speakers
  • Built-in Workout Fan
  • **Best of 2020 **
  • 10 year Motor and Frame Warranty
  • Bluetooth® connectivity
  • Sync with RunSocial® App
  • Grip and Telemetric Heart Monitors
  • Wireless chest strap (included)

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3.00 HP Motor
0-15% incline
– – –
Dual LCD Display
2 ply, 2.0 mm Belt
26 Workout Programs
20″ x 60″ Deck
Strikezone Cushioning

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3.5 HP Motor
0-15% incline
– – –
Dual LCD Display
3 ply, 2.5 mm Belt
26 Workout Programs
20″ x 60″ Deck
Rebound™ Cushioning

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3.70 HP Motor
0-12% incline
-3% incline
10-inch Touchscreen
2 ply Belt
50 Workout Programs
22″ x 60″ Deck
iFit compatible

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