Horizon Adventure 5 Treadmill Review
Horizon Adventure 5 treadmill is an advanced model of Adventure Series and it stepped up from Horizon Adventure 3 treadmill with slight longer track from 55″ to 60″, larger LCD display and additional more workout program to choose by paying additional $200. It remain featured with Horizon’s interactive features like 2.5 CHP drive system motor, unique three-zone variable cushioning system and new technology like Passport Ready and ViaFit connectivity. Adventure 5 treadmill might be a better option than Adventure 3 treadmill and can fit most people’s needs in terms of power and features offers.
- Motor : 2.5 CHP Johnson Drive System
- Belt : 20″ x 60″ Treadbelt
- Speed : 0.5 – 12 MPH
- Incline : 0 – 12%
- Folding : Yes
- Display : 7.5″ Extra-Wide Blue LCD
- User Weight Capacity : 325lbs
- Warranty : Lifetime Frame & Motor, 3-Yrs Parts, 1-Yr Labor
MSRP : $1,599
- Sale Price : $1,099
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Motor – Lower RPM
Horizon Adventure 5 treadmill has a 2.5 CHP continuous-duty Johnson Drive System, able to support up to 12mph of speed and 12% incline. One of the good thing from Johnson drive system is it run at lower RPM, making it not so easy to overheat and much more quiet compare with others drive system. It is ideal for joggers and can handle the occasional long run.
Frame – FeatherLIGHT Folding Lift System
Horizon Adventure 5 treadmill is a space saving machine and can be folder into 50″ L x 34″ W by FeatherLight Folding Lift System.
Running Surface – Variable Response Cushioning
Compare with Adventure 3 with only 55″ length, the Adventure 5 treadmill comes with standard length of 20″ x 60″ running track, making it ideal for most user for full stride and running at high speed. The track has three firmness zone which located at front, middle and back to protect your knee and joint from stress during high speed run. This variable response cushioning will providing soft landing zone at front and firmer back to push off.
Workout Programs & Heart Rate Monitor
Horizon Adventure 5 treadmill offers wide variety of workout program which divided into different category to choose from. There are 32 preset workout program which is 9 calories burning, 10 speed training, 10 distance, 3 interval training, manual and 2 custom programs installed into the machine. For heart rate monitoring, unfortunately there is only contact grips is ready to feedback your heart rate. You might need to step up to Horizon Elite 7 treadmill if you are looking for wireless heart rate monitoring.
Passport Ready And ViaFit Connectivity Features
One of wonderful features from Adventure 5 is Passport ready which allow you to interact your treadmill with home TV by simulating outdoor workout virtually by adjusting your speed and intensity to the course. You will more enjoy on your workout with Passport feature but it required a separate player which cost you additional $250.
Not forgot to mentioned about ViaFit feature introduced by Horizon Fitness. What you need to do just create an account to get started. ViaFit connect will linked all your fitness data to fitness apps and access your data from your device in order to track your fitness progress remotely.
Console – Energy Saving Mode
The console comes with 7.5″ LCD display with soft blue lighting, showing all your workout statistic including time, distance, incline, speed, calories burned, pulse, and laps. The console will automatic goes into sleep mode for energy saving if it is idle for more than 15 minutes.
Extra Accessory – Standard
The treadmill comes together with built in speakers for your music, a tablet reading rack and a bottle holder. Nothing fancy and similar with Horizon Adventure 3 treadmill.
Warranty – Reasonable
You will get lifetime warranty on frame and motor, three-year warranty on parts, and one-year warranty on labor which is reasonable at this price point.
Price – At $1,000 Range
Once with MSPR at $1,599, the Horizon Adventure 5 treadmill is now selling at $1,099 at Horizon Vision Official website. You will get free shipping and 30 days money back guarantee on your purchase.
Wrap-up – Better Option Compare With Adventure 3
The Horizon Adventure 5 is packed with interactive features while keeping the price competitive at $1,000 range. It comes with Horizon great features and stepped up from Adventure 3 treadmill with longer track, additional workout program and larger LCD display. It is better option for taller user and might be a good choice for you. The Horizon 5 treadmill is durable machine and suitable for light exercisers.