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NordicTrack T 6.5 Si vs Echelon Stride S, Which one is superior?

In this comparison report, we are going to take a look at how the NordicTrack T 6.5 Si stacks up against the Echelon Stride S.

NordicTrack T 6.5 Si

Echelon Stride-S

NordicTrack T 6.5 Si treadmill Echelon Stride S treadmill

NordicTrack T 6.5 Si vs Echelon Stride S Specs Comparison

  • Motorized incline with a tilt up to 10% is great
  • The FlexSelect cushioning is great, it helps to protect your joints by absorbing impacts
  • The T 6.5 S is very easy to fold with EasyLift hydraulics
  • It is a quiet treadmill
  • Large deck size and 300 lbs weight capacity
  • It has a sleek design and folds flat
  • Tread belt is 55″ long, it would be nice if it was 60″
  • The 10 MPH top speed is not ideal for serious runners
  • Only 1 year limited warranty on parts and electronics
Brand NordicTrack Echelon
Model T 6.5 Si Stride-S
Motor Power 2.6 HP 3.5 HP (Peak)
Speed Range 0 – 10 MPH 0.5 – 12 MPH
Incline/Decline 10% incline with digital quick incline control 10% Incline (12 levels)
Folding yes yes
Belt Size 20″ X 55″ 20″ X 60″
Weight Limit 300 lbs. 300 lbs.
Heart Rate Monitor Contact, Dual CardioGrip Heart Rate Monitor, Heart rate chest strap (not included) Integrated handlebar heartrate sensors
Built-in Programs 20 8
Tablet/Device holder yes yes
Cooling Fan no no
Display 10″ Smart HD Touchscreen 10″ HD Touchscreen
Touchscreen yes yes
Handlebar Buttons no no
Audio yes yes
Bluetooth Audio yes yes
Training Apps iFit (30-day free membership included ) Echelon Fit App Access
Rollers 1.9″ rollers No info
Dimensions 74L x 36W x 54H inches 74L x 31W x 53H inches
  • 10-year on frame
  • 2-year on parts
  • 1-year labor
1 year
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NordicTrack T 6.5 Si treadmill console Echelon Stride S treadmill console
NordicTrack T 6.5 Si treadmill frame Echelon Stride S treadmill frame

Side by side images of NordicTrack T 6.5 Si and Echelon Stride S treadmills