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SOLE (F65 Vs. F85) Treadmills | Comparison, Differences, Reviews | 2021

February 28, 2021 by  
Filed under Treadmills

F85 Treadmill

SOLE Fitness F85
Home Treadmill

SOLE F65 Treadmill

SOLE Fitness F65
Home Treadmill

SOLE F65 Vs. F85 Treadmill Comparison: SOLE is a producer of high quality heavier duty treadmills. Both treadmills compared here are the latest models. They both are heavy duty folding treadmills for runners and taller users, and have a wider running belt. Common to both models are high power motors, built-in speakers & fan, Grip & Heart Telemetry, long running Deck, up to 12 MPH, and 15% powered incline. both are Bluetooth enabled.


The main differences between the SOLE F65 Vs.the F85 are: The F85 is heavier duty, and has a 10-inch color HD touchscreen built-in with Wifi and Apps and screen mirroring. The F65 has a 7.5-inch traditional monochrome backlit LCD screen. The F85 is superior to the F65 in several ways. The F85 has a heavier duty motor (4.0 HP vs. 3.25HP), more workout programs (18 vs. 10), higher Maximum User weight (400lbs. vs. 350lbs). Both models come with an excellent warranty (better than most treadmills). The Sole Treadmills also have high consumer ratings. Below is a comparison chart of the differences between the two treadmill models.


SOLE Fitness F65 Vs. the SOLE F85
* Home Treadmill
* Folding Treadmill
* 4.5 Stars Rating
* 3.25 HP Motor
* 2.5-inch rollers
* 0-12 MPH
* Powered 0-15% Incline
* 22″ x 60″ Deck
* 7.5-inch LCD
* – – –
* Bluetooth® with APP
* Pulse Grips
* Heart Telemetry
* 10 On-board Workouts
* Max Weight: 350 lbs.
* Cushion Flex™ Cushioning
* EasyLift™ Folding
* Workout Fan
* Tablet Holder
* USB Charging Port
* Built-in Speakers
* Water Bottle Holder
* Weight: 262 lbs.
* 82″L x 37″W x 66″H
* Bluetooth® Enabled
* lifetime motor warranty

SOLE F65

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* Home Treadmill
* Folding Treadmill
* 4.6 Stars Rating
* 4.00 HP Motor
* 2.5-inch rollers
* 0-12 MPH
* Powered 0-15% Incline
* 22″ x 60″ Deck
* 10-inch HD Touchscreen
* Built-in WiFi
* Bluetooth® with APP
* Pulse Grips
* Heart Telemetry
* 18 On-board Workouts
* Max Weight: 400 lbs.
* Cushion Flex™ Cushioning
* EasyLift™ Folding
* Workout Fan
* Tablet Holder
* USB Charging Port
* Built-in Speakers
* Water Bottle Holder
* Weight: 308 lbs.
* 82″L x 37″W x 66″H
* Bluetooth® Enabled
* lifetime motor warranty

SOLE F85

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The SOLE F65 Treadmill has a 7.5-inch monochrome LCD screen, and 10 built-in workout programs. Pulse & Telemetry Heart monitoring. Tablet holder and a USB charging port.

Sole F85 Control Console with 10-inch Color HD Touchscreen. 18 workout programs. Tablet holder with USB charging port. Wifi Enabled.


SOLE F65 Vs. F85 Console Comparison: The 10-inch color HD touchscreen of the F85 is superior to the SOLE’s F65 7.5-inch monochrome screen, and is capable of running fitness Apps, as well as Youtube and Netflix. The SOLE F65 has 10 built-in programs, while the F85 has 18, plus 7 fitness tests. Both consoles are backlit (ideal for dimly lit rooms). Both consoles are Bluetooth® enabled , but the only the SOLE F85 has WiFi capability. The F85 also enables screen mirroring from your phone or tablet. For safety, both have an emergency stop button, and cord.

Bottom Line: The F85 offers a larger 4.0 HP motor, higher user weight, and a 10-inch touchscreen with built-in APPS and Wifi capable. Both treadmills have a running belt that is 22-inches (wider than most treadmills). The F85 has a better warranty than the F65 treadmill. The Sole F65 is substantially cheaper than the F85.

The Sole models have higher consumer ratings and higher max user weight rating than most treadmills. Either treadmill will provide a solid workout for all users, including taller users (wide and long running belt), and is great for runners.

Treadmill Warranty F85: Frame, Motor, and Deck: Lifetime; Electronics & Parts: Five years; Labor: Two years
Treadmill Warranty F65: Frame, Motor: Lifetime; Deck & Electronics & Parts: Three years; Labor: One year


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Home Treadmill
3.5 hp motor
(continuous duty)

0-12 miles per hour
0-15 incline grade
– – –
Folds Up
22×60 running area
Heart Monitor
Heart Rate Programs
10 Workout Programs
9.0-inch LCD Display
Two Cup Holders
Maximum User Weight: 375 lbs.
lifetime motor warranty
5 year parts & deck
Built in Fans
Built in Speakers
Needs Assembly
Built-in Bluetooth
BEST of 2021
2-Ply Belt
Bluetooth Audio
Home Treadmill
4.0 hp motor
(continuous duty)

0-12 miles per hour
0-15 incline grade
– – –
Folds Up
22×60 running area
Heart Monitor
Heart Rate Programs
18 Workout Programs
10-inch Touchscreen
Two Cup Holders
Maximum User Weight: 400 lbs.
lifetime motor warranty
5 year parts & deck
Built in Fans
Built in Speakers
Needs Assembly
Built-in Bluetooth
BEST of 2021
2-Ply Belt
Wifi Enabled
Commercial Treadmill
4.0 hp motor
(continuous duty)

0-12 miles per hour
0-15 incline grade
6 Levels of Decline
Fixed Non Folding
22×60 running area
Heart Monitor
Heart Rate Programs
10 Workout Programs
10-inch LCD Display
Two Cup Holders
Maximum User Weight: 400 lbs.
lifetime motor warranty
5 year parts & deck
Built in Fans
Built in Speakers
Needs Assembly
Built-in Bluetooth
BEST of 2021
2-Ply Belt
Bluetooth Audio
Home Treadmill
3.0 hp motor
(continuous duty)

0-12 miles per hour
0-15 incline grade
– – –
Folds Up
20×60 running area
Heart Monitor
Heart Rate Programs
10 Workout Programs
6.0-inch LCD Display
Two Cup Holders
Maximum User Weight: 325 lbs.
lifetime motor warranty
3 year parts & deck
Built in Fans
Built in Speakers
Needs Assembly
Built-in Bluetooth
BEST of 2021
2-Ply Belt
Bluetooth Audio

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