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Proform Pro-Series (5000 Vs. 9000) Treadmills | Comparison, Differences, Reviews

February 10, 2020 by  
Filed under Treadmills

Proform Pro 9000 Treadmill

Proform Pro-Series 9000 Home Treadmill

Proform Pro 5000 Treadmill

Proform Pro-Series 5000 Home Treadmill

Proform Pro-Series (5000 Vs. 9000) Treadmill Comparison: Proform is a leadera in both lower and higher end treadmills. The NordicTrack Pro Series 5000 and 9000 models are a cut above in quality, as is designed for home usage. Highly rated, they both are excellent heavy duty treadmills for runners and taller users.

Common to both models are high power Mach Z™ Commercial Pro Motors, 10-inch HD touchscreens, built-in speakers & fan, Bluetooth, WiFi, Heart Telemetry, many built-in programs, 22×60″ running Deck, 12 MPH, and 15% powered incline. These treadmills both have 3% decline, which is a rarer feature, simulating downhill running.

Curiously, only the Pro 5000 appears to come with a 1 year free iFit membership, unlocking up to 16,000 more workout programs and features. iFit Coach provides interactive personal training.


The main differences between the Proform Pro 5000 and 9000 are: The Pro 5000 comes with a free 1 year iFit membership (the 9000 you must purchase the first year). These two treadmills have similar specs, with the 9000 having a stronger 4.25HP motor. The Pro 9000 has 40 onboard programs (iFit not required), while the Pro 5000 actually has 50 onboard programs. The Consoles look similar, but with some cosmetic differences, but both have the 10-inch HD touchscreen. The 9000 model is several hundred dollars more than the Proform 5000. Consumer reviews slightly favor the Pro 5000 model. Below is a comparison chart of the differences between the two NordicTrack commercial treadmill models.


Proform Pro 5000 Vs. the Proform Pro 9000
* Home Treadmill
* 4.4 Stars Rating
* 3.75 HP Motor
* 2.5-inch rollers
* 0-12 MPH
* 0-15% Incline
* 3% Decline
* 22 x 60″ Deck
* 10-inch HD Touchscreen
* Bluetooth® with APP
* – – –
* – – –
* Pulse Grip Sensors
* 50 On-board Workouts
* Max Weight: 300 lbs.
* ProShox™
Cushioning
* EasyLift™ Folding
* CoolAire™ Fan
* Tablet Holder
* Built-in Speakers
* Water Bottle Holder
* Weight: 310 lbs.
* 79″L x 39.12″W x 71″H
* 1 Year Free iFit®
* Bluetooth® Enabled
* 10 year frame warranty

Proform 5000

* Home Treadmill
* 4.5 Stars Rating
* 4.25 HP Motor
* 2.5-inch rollers
* 0-12 MPH
* 0-15% Incline
* 3% Decline
* 22 x 60″ Deck
* 10-inch HD Touchscreen
* Bluetooth® with APP
* Heart Telemetry + Strap
* Pulse Grip Sensors
* 40 On-board Workouts
* Max Weight: 300 lbs.
* ProShox™
Cushioning
* EasyLift™ Folding
* CoolAire™ Fan
* Tablet Holder
* Built-in Speakers
* Water Bottle Holder
* Weight: 310 lbs.
* 77″L x 39.15″W x 70″H
* iFit® Ready
* Bluetooth® Enabled
* 10 year frame warranty

Proform 9000


The Proform Pro 5000 Console features a 10-inch HD touchscreen with iFit and 50 built-in workouts.

The Proform Pro 9000 features a 10-inch HD touchscreen with iFit access to thousands of workouts (with subscription)


Proform Pro-Series 5000 Vs. 9000 Console Comparison: The HD color touchscreen of both models are 10-inches. 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), the cheaper 5000 model actually has 50 onboard workout programs (10 more than the pro 9000 model). 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 Proform Pro 5000 Vs. 9000: Both treadmills have almost identical specifications. The Proform 5000 is a better value with a lower price, slightly better consumer reviews, 10 more workout programs, and included 1 year iFit membership. The Pro 9000 has one advantage and that is a slightly stronger 4.25 HP motor vs. the 3.75HP motor in the 5000 model. Either treadmill will provide a solid workout for all users, including taller users (wide and long running belt), and great for runners.

***The NordicTrack Commercial treadmill models (below) have received high consumer reviews***


NordicTrack 1750
Commercial Treadmill
Proform Pro 5000
Home Treadmill
Proform Pro 9000
Home Treadmill
NordicTrack 2950
Commercial Treadmill

Is this the best price?

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

Is this the best price?

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

Is this the best price?

4.4 Stars Rating
4.25 HP Motor
0-15% incline
-3% decline
10-inch LCD Display
40 Onboard Programs
22″ x 60″ Deck
300 lb. Max Weight
Bluetooth®
Heart Telemetry

Is this the best price?

4.6 Stars Rating
4.25 HP Motor
0-15% incline
-3% decline
22-inch LCD Display
40 Onboard Programs
22″ x 60″ Deck
300 lb. Max Weight
Bluetooth®
Heart Telemetry

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