NordicTrack Commercial 1750 Review 2020

          Our Rating: 4.6/5

 

NordicTrack’s entry level commercial treadmill, the 1750, is a couple hundred dollars cheaper than the priciest T series model (the T 9.5 S), but features 0-3% of decline range, something the T series treadmills lack completely. Not to mention, the 1750 has larger rollers, a must-have on a commercial treadmill.

Of the NordicTrack lineup, the T 9.5 S is the closest competitor to the 1750, so we’d recommend comparing the two if they reside in your desired price range. While you can read our review on the Commercial 1750 below, you can also check out our write-up on the T 9.5 S.

 

Build Quality

If you’re active on a daily basis and need a sturdy treadmill that you can depend on to keep up with your consistent movement, a commercial quality treadmill will undoubtedly fit your needs. Commercial treadmills are built intentionally around protecting the motor in order for it to work as intended over the long-term.

That being said, when buying a commercial treadmill, it’s necessary to consider roller size, as treadmill rollers operate to reduce pressure on the motor. The larger the rollers, the less stress there will be on the treadmill motor. As treadmill reputable aficionados whose equipment has been put to the test throughout the years, NordicTrack knew it had to create a Commercial Treadmill Series to meet the needs of their seriously active users.

Built thoughtfully to withstand steady use, the NordicTrack Commercial 1750 is the first treadmill in the NordicTrack Commercial Series. Having the telltale sign of a commercial treadmill, the 1750 has an increased roller size. The 2.5” Precision and Balance Non-Flex Rollers are larger than 1.9” rollers on the NordicTrack T Series and means the Commercial Series shines when it comes to longevity.

Another great addition to the Commercial Series when compared to the most expensive T Series model, the T 9.5 S, is the increased incline from up to 12% to 15%, as well as the new ability to decline 0-3%. The Commercial 1750 treadmill gives you not only stronger resistance with a boosted incline, its declining ability works to help target a larger group of muscles and also better simulates an outdoor workout, as no natural exercise is simply flat ground and incline without a decline to account for the climb.

Also providing motor support is the increased motor power from the T 9.5 S treadmill. While the T 9.5 S holds a 3.6 CHP DurX motor, the Commercial 1750 packs a stronger punch with a 3.75 CHP DurX motor that will go as long as you do. This Commercial Plus Smart-Response Drive System will reduce motor strain by working to cool itself down when in use while also minimizing vibration so you can go as fast as you’re able to with the 0-12 mph speed range it offers.

The Runners Flex Cushioning is also a difference from the Flex Select Cushioning offered on the more budget-friendly T Series. The Runners Flex Cushioning granted on the Commercial 1750 treadmill better emulates a road running experience as it’s a low impact cushion.

The 22” x 60” Commercial Tread belt provides a greater running surface for you to move on while the SpaceSaver Design with EasyLift Assist makes the treadmill itself easy to move. With this folding deck ability, the Commercial 1750 treadmill goes from taking up 78.8” of floor space to a meager 40.6”, so you won’t have to work around your treadmill’s size when it’s not in use. Should you be an honest runner concerned about treadmill longevity, the NordicTrack Commercial 1750 treadmill is a quality option to consider.

 

Technology

We can’t speak to technology when it comes to NordicTrack without mentioning that they have some of the most technologically advanced treadmills on the market. The NordicTrack Commercial 1750 treadmill has you covered when it comes to tech capability as its 10” Smart HD Screen serves as a beautiful vehicle for your fitness statistics and thoughtful workout programs.

The simple touchscreen design is user-friendly even for those not up to date on what’s relevant with tech these days. The most impressive tech offering of the Commercial 1750 treadmill is NordicTrack’s iFit membership program, which provides training diversity far beyond your wildest imagination, as it grants more than 16,000 different workout sessions to choose from. In addition, there are also live studio classes uploaded daily for fresh new experiences.

Our favorite iFit feature is the Google Maps technology it uses to take you globetrotting around the world so you can see the sights while your treadmill simulates the motion of physically hiking, walking or running them. The Commercial 1750 treadmill offers a 1-year free membership which accommodates up to four different user profiles so your household can travel where they’d like to while exercising and store their workout summaries accordingly.

Unfortunately, after a year of use, there is a yearly subscription fee, which is something to consider should the iFit personal training program be of great interest to you when purchasing a NordicTrack treadmill. That being said, another aspect of the iFit program we appreciate is how inclusive it is of other exercise routines, such as cross-training, yoga, boot-camp, calorie burn, full-body, incline and more.

An appealing addition to the Commercial 1750 treadmill from the T Series is the increased speaker size. The two Digitally Amplified 3” speakers will create crisp sound for you to savor while you sweat. The Commercial 1750 offers bluetooth capabilities so you can toss those tangled cords when transferring workout summaries to and playing music from the smart device of your choice. Adding to streamlined comfort, the Dual AutoBreeze fans function to cool down your heated routine.

If you’re looking for up to date technology, the NordicTrack Commercial 1750 treadmill has your back.

 

Price Point

Purchasing a treadmill is an investment in your overall wellness. This act of self-care, while admirable, doesn’t come cheap. If you’re concerned with higher costs and are okay sacrificing on technology, it’s best to opt for the more budget-friendly Sole or Horizon branded treadmills, which are traditionally built and have dated technology. However, if you want quality comfort, minimal design and unmatched advanced technology that takes your workouts to the next level and beyond, NordicTrack is your best bet.

As the Commercial 1750 treadmill is the first of three in the Commercial Series, it offers the cheapest price tag NordicTrack has for a Commercial treadmill. Furthermore, the Commercial 1750 is hundreds less than the T 9.5 S, which has smaller roller size, a less powerful motor and less incline, as well as no decline ability. If you’re an active individual who will consistently use the treadmill you purchase and want to ensure it will last, going commercial-grade is key.

So as to not assume you’re on a budget and you desire more motor power for more intense workouts and a larger eye-catching screen, you might opt for the next up in the Commercial Series, the Commercial 2450 treadmill. Considering the strong build, technology and declining ability the NordicTrack Commercial 1750 treadmill has, it’s an incredible worth at a reasonable cost when looking at what other competing treadmills offer for similar prices.

 

Pros and Cons

Considering it’s the first of the NordicTrack Commercial Series, the Commercial 1750 treadmill comes with less motor power and a smaller HD touchscreen than the more costly Commercial 2450 and Commercial 2950. If you’re a hard runner, we recommend upgrading to the Commercial 2950, which provides a 4.25 CHP DurX Commercial Grade Motor compared to the Commercial 1750’s 3.75 CHP DurX Commercial Grade Motor. That being said, you’ll be paying a pretty penny more if opting for the more powerful motor of the Commercial 2950, but will also be getting an astounding 22” HD touchscreen, compared to the Commercial 1750’s 10-inch.

When choosing your budget for a Commercial treadmill, you have to consider what you value most. Something to factor into your considerations is warranty coverage, as this is the area of improvement we believe NordicTrack can offer growth in.

If quality and long-lasting function with advanced technology is what you’re looking for, the Commercial 1750 will certainly meet your expectations. The 3.75 CHP DurX Commercial Grade Motor is ideal for those looking to stay active daily without paying the cost for more power that rigorous activity calls for. The folding deck ability makes the Commercial 1750 treadmill optimum for those tight on space.

Adding to being comfortable in your home while you experience sweat-busting activity is the Runners Flex Cushioning, which mimics the feeling of road running. The 0-15% incline range and decline range up to -3% will make it feel as if you’re traveling outdoors and getting the most out of your time working out by targeting even more muscle groups.

The iFit personal training programming is unbelievable when it comes to never getting bored while exercising, however it can be a pro for the year you have free access to it and somewhat of a con thereafter, as having to pay a membership fee yearly adds up. That being said, the initial free year will certainly help put into perspective just how much worth the program brings to your daily routine.

The OneTouch Controls and 0-12 mph speed range provide easy and fast access to hit your marks. The EKG Grip Pulse has your energy expelled tracking covered. With bluetooth capability and built-in dual AutoBreeze fans, you can rid your workout area of cord clutter.

The Commercial 1750 treadmill costs less than the T 9.5 S and offers a more reliable lifespan with a stronger motor and larger rollers. The NordicTrack Commercial 1750 treadmill is a brilliant model when it comes to considering the pricing and features of other NordicTrack treadmills.

 

NordicTrack Commercial 1750 Treadmill Specs

Weight Capacity300 pounds
Running Surface22″ x 60″
Dimensions78.8″ x 39.2″ x 63″
Workout DisplayYes; 10” Smart HD Touchscreen
Motor3.75 CHP
Speed0-12 mph
Incline0-15% and 0-3% Decline
FoldingYes
Total Programs50

 

Warranty and Guarantee

An area of improvement we feel NordicTrack can step up in is their warranty coverage. Competing treadmill brands such as Sole (of which we’d recommend the F85) and Horizon both offer a lifetime warranty on decks and motors, while NordicTrack doesn’t provide a motor warranty and only offers a 10-year frame warranty on the Commercial 1750 treadmill.

However, a 2-year parts warranty and 1-year labor warranty is less drastic in comparison to other brands, so we’re at peace with coverage in those areas. The 30-day return policy grants you a month of use before it’s permanently yours.

While NordicTrack is a known and reputable brand who creates long-lasting, trusted treadmills and offers easily-accessible customer service, warranty coverage is something to think about when wondering if you could be paying out of pocket in years to come should something go awry with the Commercial 1750 treadmill.

Summing Up This Review

If you love to get your sweat on outdoors but are held to the containment of your home due to your location, schedule, weather, or personal preference, selecting a treadmill in the NordicTrack Commercial Treadmill Series is a must if you can’t afford to opt for the Incline Series.

With the Commercial 1750 treadmill, you’re getting reasonable pricing for motor protection by way of larger rollers, which encourages a long lifespan and will match your consistent workout routine. The decline range up to -3% helps to simulate outdoor activity from within the walls of your personal space.

To reiterate, if you’re a runner who demands a lot from a treadmill, the increased roller size is necessary when it comes to safeguarding treadmill operation long-term. The NordicTrack Commercial 1750 treadmill is a perfect match for those looking for commercial longevity without breaking the bank.