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Product Features:

  • Resistance: The Xterra Elliptical Trainer comes with a plentiful 16 levels of magnetic resistance. A 17.6 – pound flywheel completes the unit. Users may opt to purchase the 22-pound set at an additional price.
  • Programs: The unit comes with 13 programs that incorporate varying resistance and incline settings, as well as provisions for 1 user-defined program, 2 heart-rate control programs, and one manual setting.
  • Heart Rate: Pulse sensors are located on the machine’s hand grips for users to monitor their heart rate.
  • Stride Length: The Xterra is constructed with a 14-inch stride.
  • Weight Capacity: This machine can hold up user weights of up to 250 lbs.
  • Console: It has a 5-inch x 2.5 inch non-backlit LCD display which has an easy-to-read interface because of its size and user-friendly controls.
  • Pedals: The Xterra has oversized pedals that allow forward and reverse movement, to target different muscle groups.
  • Frame and Dimensions: This exercise machine has a heavy-duty steel make that weighs 112.2 pounds when fully assembled. The product measures 63.8 inches in length, 25 inches in width, and 50. 8 inches in height.
  • Storage: The unit comes with handy transport wheels, which makes it easier to move and store.


  • Affordability:  The Xterra Elliptical Trainer is another affordable, entry-level exercise machine that is great for folks who are looking into purchasing their first exercise equipment.
  • Resistance Levels: This elliptical is quite generous when it comes to resistance level options, compared to other machines in the same price range. This allows users to gradually progress and work their way up at their own pace.
  •  Program Options: As in its number of resistance levels, the 13 program settings provided in the Xterra is also quite plentiful in its price range.
  • Size and Transport Wheels: The unit is quite small and easily movable because of the transport wheels. This would be perfect for folks living in small apartments, or for people who work out in their basement.


  • Stride: Because its stride length is limited to only 14 inches, people who are, at least, 6 feet tall would find their movements limited on this machine. A range of 16 to 18 inches in stride length is more practical for more body types and sizes.
  • Non-backlit LCD Display: Users who work out in the evening, or in a room that is not that well-lit would have to bring out their flashlights or move to a better-lit room with the Xterra, as its console does not have a backlight.

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  • Editor Rating

  • Rated 4 stars
  • Excellent

  • Product Quality
    Editor: 76%
  • Durability
    Editor: 71%
  • Value for Money
    Editor: 85%

Review Summary:

The Xterra Elliptical Trainer is a reasonably priced exercise machine which offers 16 levels of resistance and 13 programs. Users of different fitness levels and ages can easily customize their cardio routines on the Xterra, and it also comes with an option to purchase either a 17.6 or 22 – pound heavy-duty flywheel.

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