Performance 400i Treadmill
Proform Performance 400i Treadmill Review
Proform Performance 400i treadmill is Proform super low budget treadmill released at 2016, offering tremendous value with sale priced at $599 with free shipping included. Renewed from original Proform Performance 400, the 2016 released model, Proform performance 400i has been updated with a iFit Bluetooth smart enabled console and integrated table holder which make it a very great deal. It featuring with 2.5 CHP motor, 20″ x 55″ running surface with ProShox Cushioning system, SpaceSaver design, 18 workout app, powerful speed of 10mph and 10% incline.
Proform Performance 400i is a great example on excellent value with less. However, it has some limitation which only good for jogging/walking and not suitable for those heavy usage user. The motor does not comes with lifetime warranty compare with lifetime warranty on other home treadmills offered. Added, the quality of part may not satisfied and it only cover with 1 year warranty. But with attractive sale price as low as it, Proform Performance 400i still stand ahead compare with other treadmills in similar price range and has become one of the Proform Best Seller.
- Motor : 2.5 CHP Mach Z Motor
- Belt : 20″ x 55″ Tread Belt
- Speed : 0–10 MPH QuickSpeed Contro
- Incline : 0 – 10% Quick Incline Control
- Folding : Yes
- Display: Rounds Watts LED Display
- User Weight Capacity : 300lbs
- Warranty : Lifetime Frame, 25-Years Motor, 1-Year Part and Labor
MSRP : $999
- Sale Price : $599
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Motor – Cover Up to 25 Years
Proform Performance 400i treadmill is powering by 2.5 CHP Mach Z Motor to handle strains of 10 mph quick speed and steep incline up to 10%. The horsepower of 2.5 CHP is good for walking and jogging but not very suitable for heavy running. The warranty only cover up to 25 years but it comes with cooling feature which will help to cool down internal components to increase the life of your drive system.
Frame – SpaceSaver Folding Design
Proform Performance 400i treadmill comes with SpaceSaver Design, to allow you to fold it up to save space. It also has wheels to move about. This folding feature allows you to fold the treadmill into an upright position when you’re done with your workout. It build with 1.9″ Precision Machined and Balanced Non-Flex Rear Roller helps to reduce heat and wear-and-tear on the tread belt for less maintenance.
Running Surface – ProShox Cushioning
With length of 55″ L, the running surface is too short for runner and taller user. We would expect at least 60″ long for running. But the cushioning system is not too bad especially for this price point with ProShox cushioning feature designed to helps on reduces impact on your joints for more comfortable workout.
Workout Programs – iFit Bluetooth Smart Enable Features
Proform is generous enough by offering generous selection of workout program up to 18 workout app designed by a certified personal trainer installed in Proform 400i treadmill. Added, it comes with iFit Bluetooth Smart Enable Features where you can customize your training by downloading a Google Maps route or create your own so that you can run in that location around the globe. Proform 400i will automatically adjust the treadmill’s incline and speed, with maximums being 10% and 10 mph for ultimate workout experience. However, the enjoyment does not come free. Please take note that iFit membership is sold separately online and managed with monthly subscription.
The Grip Pulse EKG Heart Rate Monitor are build into handlebar to help you monitor your heart rate always in the right training zon throughout your goal-specific workouts.
Console – Watts LED display
Newly watts LED display is installed on Proform Performance 400i treadmill, which will help you to watch your power output to see your exertion level (Endurance, Tempo, or Peak zone) based on power algorithm of watts per kilogram designed by Proform.
Extra Accessory – Not too Bad
Profrom Performance 400i comes with integrated tablet holder device shelf to help you keeps your tablet safe and secure during workout. Added, the sound system also not too bad with Intermix Acoustics 2.0 speaker available. You can enjoy your workout by plug in your MP3/iPod player with enjoyable music.
Warranty – Fairly Reasonable
The Proform 400i treadmill is protected with lifetime warranty on frame, 25 years on the motor and 1-year parts and labor. There is still room to improve as the motor does not comes with lifetime warranty compare with others home treadmill. But it is fairly reasonable at this price.
Price – Killer Price
Proform is reducing the price to make their treadmill more attractive. You will only need to pay for $599 for such a feature rich treadmill with shipping fee include.
Wrap-up – Great Example of High Quality With Lower Price
If you are looking for a budget treadmill for moderate workout, Proform Performance 400i is a great option for you. With its low sale price and features rich available, it is not a surprise Proform 400i is getting famous and rate it as best buy below $800. It is a great example of high quality for a lower price where you can get your starter treadmill from trusted fitness brand while spending much less money than you’d expect.