Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical Trainer Review

Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical Trainer Machine

Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical Trainer

ProForm 6.0 ZE Elliptical Review and Comparison

ProForm 6.0 ZE elliptical trainer offers a smooth and convenient cardio workout. ProForm 6.0 elliptical is suitable for all fitness levels. Although the Proform 6.0 ZE has some nice features, it is reasonably priced, and it is one of Proform’s most popular ellipticals, still, lets not forget, it it is a basic machine.

The ProForm 6.0 ZE elliptical trainer comes with a blue-tinted LCD screen tracking your time, calories burned, resistance, etc which makes it simple to monitor your workout progress. The ProForm 6.0 ZE comes with 12 built-in workout programs that automatically adjust the necessary resistance for increased workout intensity. To ensure stability and comfort, the ProForm 6.0 is equipped with an 18” stride length and large slip resistant pedals. There’s even a bottle holder and fan to keep you cool during your workout.

ProForm 6.0 ZE elliptical is on the lower end price-wise, but it comes with most of the features necessary in elliptical machine that will be used by people wanting to exercise at home. Check ProForm 6.0 features in the table below, comparing it with 4 additional trainers in its class, or compare ProForm 6.0 ZE elliptical trainer with hundreds of other ellipticals.

ProForm 6.0ZE Elliptical – Video Review by ProForm

ProForm 6.0 ZE vs. Top 5 Performers in “Under $500” Category

ELLIPTICAL TRAINERSchwinn 430 ProForm Hybrid TrainerBody Champ BRM3671Best Fitness BFCT1ProForm 6.0 ZE
RATINGWinner1st Runner UpTop 5 PerformerTop 5 PerformerCOMPARED
USD PRICE$499$377$240$397$390
PRICE-PERFORMANCE4.5 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars4 stars
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RESISTANCE TYPEMagneticMagneticMagneticMagneticMagnetic
0° - 10°
STRIDE LENGTH20"15"14"18"
3 speed
MAX. USER WEIGHT300 lbs350 lbs275 lbs225 lbs250 lbs
Contact HR sensor
Contact HR sensor
Contact HR sensor
Contact HR sensor
Contact HR sensor
DISPLAY TYPE AND FUNCTIONSSchwinn DualTrack™ LCD display and goal tracking functionality to set and track 16 different workout and progress related parametersLarge, LCD window to monitor your workout. The console is adjustable, so whether you're sitting or standing, you can easily view and adjust all workout parameters.LCD console features preset workout programs, heart-rate-driven and user-customizable programsLED console provides time, distance, calories, and pulse + body fat percentage, BMI and BMRBlue-tinted LCD window that tracks your time, resistance, calories burned, and more
ADDITIONAL FEATURES AND FUNCTIONSA ten degree, six position manual ramp. Great acoustic chamber for clear sound system. USB port to charge your smartphone or tablet. Large articulating footplates with cushioning. Comes with water bottle holder and media trayAn exercise bike and an elliptical trainer, with a comfortable, chair-like seat this hybrid trainer offers total-body elliptical training. Adjustable pedals to accommodate an elliptical or bike position.Both an elliptical trainer and a stationary bike
Oversized steel construction
2-way adjustable seat
Transport wheels
Synchronized arms for upper/lower body workout
Oversized slip resistance pedals
iPod compatible audio
Water bottle holder
DIMENTIONS70 x 28 x 71 inches
(L x W x H)
44 x 24 x 18 inches
(W x H x D)
39 x 24 x 12.5 inches
(W x H x D)
45 x 26 x 66 inches
(L x W x H)
52 x 25.5 x 15 inches
(W x H x D)
UNIT WEIGHT160 lbs149 lbs90 lbs106 lbs146 lbs
WARRANTY10 years on the frame
2 years on mechanical parts
1 year on electrical parts
90 days on labor
5 years on frame
90 days on parts & labor
1- year for the frame
90 days on all parts
5 years frame
1 year parts and electronics
3 months wear and labor
Lifetime on frame
1-year parts and labor
ELLIPTICAL TRAINERSchwinn 430 ProForm Hybrid TrainerBody Champ BRM3671Best Fitness BFCT1ProForm 6.0 ZE

COMPARE 5 Best Elliptical Trainers Under $800 in 2022

Schwinn 470 Horizon EX-59Nautilus E614Schwinn 430 Horizon EX-69-2
Winner1st Runner UpTop 5 PerformerTop 5 PerformerTop 5 Performer
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ProForm 6.0ZE Elliptical Trainer – User Reviews

Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical – Comments From ProForm 6.0 ZE Users
Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical is a Great Product!
Proform 6.0 ZE elliptical trainer is stable and sturdy machine if put together properly. Smooth. Takes up much less room than ellipticals in gyms. Proform 6.0 ZE is much smaller than most treadmills. Price is VERY reasonable. Fan is worthless. Proform 6.0 ZE directions for assembly are excellent. I put it together in two hours with no help. The only thing I did differently was attached the bottom of the arms first then connected the upper half. I read this tip somewhere and it worked well. I don't know how it would be if I had followed the directions for this part because this is the only time I have assembled one of these.
Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical – Mostly Good
My kids (grown male teenagers) and I all use Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical and it's been great. We used it for quite a while without putting the batteries in and it was great even then. My one word of advice is watch carefully which washers you use as you put it together. I got a little distracted and used the wrong one early on and then had to use the wrong one at the end. But it works fine.
Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical - On rare occasions you get more than what you pay for!
I don't write reviews unless I am really impressed by a product. We have been researching and looking for an elliptical for the house and were figuring that we were going to have to pay about $2,000 to get a reasonably good one. This past weekend while we were in SA, we decided to take a look at what they had. While just looking, some things about the Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical Machine attracted my attention. First of all it was smaller than many ellipticals and that is important to us. I also noticed that it had fewer moving parts than others and looked like it would provide a fairly natural motion, unlike most of the ellipticals I have tried. I was mostly impressed by how sturdy the machine was when I got on it. It really is rock solid, which you don't expect when you look at the price tag. I have read some reviews where people were complaining about it wobbling and then I found out that they are using it on carpet. Well DUH! Of course it is going to wobble on carpet since there is foam padding underneath! Good Grief! I suppose it might also wobble if one fails to tighten the bolts when they are putting it together. Again, DUH! Sorry, I just really hate to see a good product get a poor rating because of ... User Error (I am really trying to be nice). When I started riding Proform 6.0 ZE, I really liked the motion. I felt like I was running rather than shuffling, skiing or moon walking. Finally, I was impressed by how quiet Proform 6.0 ZE was in the store. It was scuffed up and appeared to have been there a while but was still completely creak and squeak free. We bought the Proform 6.0 ZE elliptical from SA since we discovered it there and could use the display model. So far, after a few days it is working great. Oh, and don't worry about the resistance being too week as there is more than enough at the higher settings. Other than that, we will have to see how well it holds up over time. Negatives / Cons: I wish that the designers would have dropped the pitiful fan and installed a good backlight instead. Or, drop the fan and include the power supply (we bought one locally for about $20.00). Even better, I wish they had designed the machine so that it generated its own power. But, you can't have everything at this price
Overall Review Summary for Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical Machine

Our Conclusion for Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical Trainer

Proform 6.0 ZE Elliptical Trainer offers good combination of performance and quality for ellipticals in a price-range under $500. Proform 6.0 ZE is smooth, quiet, sturdy, and easy to move. Most of user reviews are positive although there are some complains about relatively minor issues that can be easily fixed.

It’s not Precor, so just keep in mind that you get what you pay for! An elliptical trainer that costs twice as much could pay off in the long run, but again, if your budget is under $500, Proform 6.0 ZE is a very good price-performing elliptical.

ProForm 6.0 ZE Elliptical Trainer was replaced by a Newer and Better Model – ProForm 520 E

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