Product Features

  • Dimension– The Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine measures 48 inches long, 31 inches wide, and 10 inches tall.
  • Design– This rowing machine’s frame is basically made of high carbon steel with powder coating. The seat is primarily built with sealed ball bearings. It also features two hydraulic cylinders with continuous resistance, ergonomically designed seat, and biomechanically correct footplates.
  • Display– The monitor is equipped with an easy to read high resolution LCD, which displays time, distance, number of strokes and its speed, energy consumed, pulse rate, and frequency.
  • Weight limit– Kettler Favorit can accommodate users up to 285 pounds.
  • Warranty– This rowing machine comes with a three year residential use warranty.



This machine as one of the best selling rowing machines in the market boasts of its adjustability, when it comes to giving widest range of resistance. It features 50 knurl marks on each rower oar, where you can position the piston’s clamps to achieve the right resistance level you want or need. This becomes possible with the help of the two hydraulic cylinders control resistance. You can also adjust the tilt from flat to 45 degree angle to give variation to your workout routine.


The Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine is top choice when it comes to comfort. The seat rollers run smoothly onto the rails giving you smooth and quiet glide along the track. The seat is ergonomically designed to fit your comfort needs especially for longer hours of rowing. The pivoting footplates strategically position your foot for maximum comfort and optimum performance. Moreover, the footplates are equipped with foot straps to keep your feet and ankle safe from any injury. This machine is also designed with anti-slip protector to keep workout stable and safe.


This rowing machine has been praised by its users because of its durable features. The machine has a durable steel construction, especially the frame and rail, to ensure its user a long-lasting use. It is finished with powder coating to increase anti breakage qualities and to maintain its brand new look.

Easy assembly

To bolster the convenience one gets from this powerful machine, the Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine is also built for easy assembly. Installation of this equipment is one that is truly a do-it-yourself. In just a couple of minutes, then you’re ready to go.


Of course, we do not want to compensate any other features for its efficiency. This is a great equipment for those wanted to get fit while enjoying the luxury time at home. Aside from the abovementioned features, another factor that keeps Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine on the edge among others is its technological advancement even at its affordable price. It boasts of its precise energy consumption measurement. It features visual and audio signals. Moreover, it is specifically programmed to keep track on the distance and stroke speed. But above everything else, this powerful machine comes with an infrared earlobe clip sensor that effectively measures pulse rate. Also, this machine offers a recovery program with 1 to 6 cardio wellness grading to track one’s development.


The Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine has also some disadvantages. While it has an easy assembly or installation features, other users still noted the confusing instruction attached to it. Another concern of some of its users is its resistance, which according to reviewers has a tendency to loosen after adjustments. And compared to other rowing machines, this one could be relatively heavier when compared to them.

Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine
  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4 stars
  • Excellent

  • Product Quality
    Editor: 80%
  • Durability
    Editor: 71%
  • Value for Money
    Editor: 85%

Review Summary:

If you’re on your way to a healthy and fit body and considering rowing as the means in achieving your goals, then here’s a product that you should not miss. Kettler Favorit Rowing Machine is a great cardiovascular workout machine that is especially designed for anyone’s home. This impact-free equipment will be a great tool for you to lose weight or build muscles.

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