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NordicTrack T-Series (T8.5S Vs. T9.5S) Treadmills | Comparison, Differences, Reviews

January 12, 2021 by  
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NordicTrack T-Series 9.5S  Treadmill

NordicTrack T-Series
T9.5S Home Treadmill

NordicTrack T-Series T8.5s Treadmill

NordicTrack T-Series T8.5S Home Treadmill

NordicTrack T8.5S Vs.T9.5S Treadmill Comparison: NordicTrack is a leader in both lower and higher end treadmills. The NordicTrack T-Series T8.5S and T9.5S Home models are high quality upper end treadmills. The T9.5S is a cut above, but both of the treadmills are designed for home usage. Highly rated, they both are excellent treadmills for runners and taller users.

Common to both models are high power motors, HD Color touchscreens, built-in speakers & fan, Bluetooth, WiFi, Heart Telemetry, many built-in programs, long running Deck, Built-in workout programs, and powered incline.


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NordicTrack commercial treadmills come with a 1 year iFit membership included. Run around the world.

iFit Enabled: Both models come with a 1 year iFit membership included, unlocking up to 16,000 more workout programs and features. iFit Coach provides interactive personal training. Live workouts designed by certified trainers.

iFit & Google Maps allows you run around the world. The warranty on these treadmills for home usage are 10 year frame & motor; parts – 2 years; labor – 1 year.


The main differences between the NordicTrack T-Series 8.5S Vs. 9.5S are: The T9.5S has a much larger 14-inch screen (Vs. 10-inch screen on the T8.5S). The larger screen will give you a more immersive workout. The T9.5S has a slightly stronger motor (3.60 HP vs. 3.50 HP). Both models have 50 built-in programs. 1 year free iFit membership gives you thousands of more workouts. Below is a comparison chart of the differences between the two NordicTrack treadmill models.


NordicTrack 8.5S Vs. the T-Series 9.5S
* Home Treadmill
* 3.50 HP Motor
* 1.9-inch rollers
* 0-12 MPH
* 0-12% Incline
* – – –
* 20 x 60″ Deck
* 10-inch HD Touchscreen
* Bluetooth® with APP
* Heart Telemetry
* 1 Year iFit® Included
* 50 On-board Workouts
* Max Weight: 300 lbs.
* Runners Flex™ Cushioning
* EasyLift™ Folding
* 2 Workout Fans
* Built-in Speakers
* Water Bottle Holder
* 78.9″L x 35.5″W x 59.4″H
* Bluetooth® Enabled
* 10 year motor warranty

NordicTrack T8.5S

* Home Treadmill
* 3.60 HP Motor
* 1.9-inch rollers
* 0-12 MPH
* 0-12% Incline
* – – –
* 20 x 60″ Deck
* 14-inch HD Touchscreen
* Bluetooth® with APP
* Heart Telemetry
* 1 Year iFit® Included
* 50 On-board Workouts
* Max Weight: 300 lbs.
* Runners Flex™ Cushioning
* EasyLift™ Folding
* 2 Workout Fans
* Built-in Speakers
* Water Bottle Holder
* 81.2″L x 39″W x 69.9″H
* Bluetooth® Enabled
* 10 year motor warranty

NordicTrack T 9.5S


The NordicTrack 8.5 S comes with a 10-inch color HD toucscreen to view iFit studio workouts and your progress.

The NordicTrack T-Series 9.5S features a larger 14-inch HD touchscreen with iFit and access to thousands of interactive workouts


NordicTrack T8.5S Vs. T9.5S Console Comparison: The T9.5 model has a much larger 14-inch color touchscreen, great for live classes and world scenary workouts. The console on both models allows you to view all the iFit features, including Google Maps, Interactive Training, and iFit Coach. Both consoles are backlit (ideal for dimly lit rooms), Both have 50 onboard workout programs. The onboard programs will work even if you don’t activate iFit. Both consoles are Bluetooth® and Wifi enabled with APP, and have manual controls for incline and speed. For safety, both have an emergency stop button, and cord.


Bottom Line: The NordicTrack T-Series 9.5S has a much wider screen (40% larger), and slightly stronger motor. Both motors are DurX™ Commercial Plus Motors, same as used on their commerial models. The FlexSelect cushioning on both treadmills reduces the impact of running or walking. The T9.5S is higher in price than the T-Series T8.5S. Either treadmill will provide a solid workout for all users, including taller users (wide and long running belt), and runners.


For Runners: The NordicTrack 1750, T-Series 9.5S and 2450 all have four key components for runners. This includes High User Weight Capacity (300 lbs.), a Long and Wide Running Deck, Incline Grade, and a Powerful Motor.


Top 5 Best Features of the NordicTrack 2450 & T9.5S Treadmills

  1. * 14-inch HD Color Touchscreen
  2. * iFit, Coaching and Google Maps
  3. * Large, Powerful Motors
  4. * Powered Incline
  5. * Long and Wide Running Belt

NordicTrack 9.5S
T-Series
Home Treadmill
NordicTrack 2450
Commercial Treadmill
NordicTrack 1750
Commercial Treadmill

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3.60 HP Motor
0-12% incline
– – –
14-inch LCD Display
1 yr. iFit Membership
24 Onboard Programs
20″ x 60″ Deck
300 lb. Max Weight
Bluetooth®
Heart Telemetry

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4.0 HP Motor
0-15% incline
-3% decline
14-inch LCD Display
1 yr. iFit Membership
50 Onboard Programs
22″ x 60″ Deck
300 lb. Max Weight
Bluetooth®
Heart Telemetry

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3.70 HP Motor
0-15% incline
-3% decline
10-inch LCD Display
1 yr. iFit Membership
50 Onboard Programs
22″ x 60″ Deck
300 lb. Max Weight
Bluetooth®
Heart Telemetry


The NordicTrack Commercial Treadmill Series with iFit classes (Video)


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