The Nautilus T616 treadmill, which retails for roughly $1000, is a foldable, cushioned treadmill that connects wirelessly via Bluetooth to a variety of third-party fitness programmes. With a somewhat lower price and lighter deck, the Nautilus T618 is the T618’s sister machine.

It is one of Nautilus’ most popular machines because it has a lot of functions for the price. Both the Strike Zone padding and the two LCD screens with numerous displays on the updated console help minimise joint impact.

With 26 preloaded programmes, the deck inclines to 15% and reaches a maximum speed of 12mph, same like the T618. It’s easy to tell that this is a fantastic treadmill for the money!

Where Are Nautilus Treadmills Made?

Strength and cardio products currently made in China by Core Health & Fitness, the company that makes StairMaster machines and indoor cycling bikes, will be produced in the United States in a joint venture with Star Trac.

Overall Quality

With a 3.0 CHP motor and a 10-year warranty, the Nautilus T616 folding treadmill can go up to 12 mph. In order to maximise the intensity of every elevated workout, the belt features a 20″ x 60″ improved running space, which encourages users of all sizes to stride powerfully on its 2-ply surface.

The T616 is also fitted with a six-hex design cushioning suspension system that reduces the severity of lower-body collisions. Two different-sized blue backlit displays on the Nautilus T616 foldable treadmill provide performance data in an easy-to-read style.

For multi-user households, it features a total of 26 built-in workouts and can keep track of up to four different user profiles. Using a Bluetooth-enabled app, the T616 console provides access to dozens of places across the world that can be streamed to any streaming device.

The console speakers are equipped with an MP3 connector, and a USB port is available to charge mobile devices while the user is working out. A contact heart rate monitor is mounted on the ergonomic grips, instead of speed and incline buttons.

Things we like

  • friendly to technology
  • running surface with plenty of room to manoeuvre
  • foldable

Things we dislike

  • limited frame warranty


  • Star Rating: 4.1-stars
  • Motor: 3.0 HP
  • Incline: 0 – 15%
  • Running Area: 20″ X 60″
  • Folding: Yes
  • Top Speed: 12 MPH
  • Weight Capacity: 300 LBS
  • Dimensions: 77.2″ L x 35.2″ W x 57.6″ H
  • Built-In Programs: 26

What We Like:

  • Folding Design: When you’re done working out for the day, this model folds up easily into a SoftDrop(TM) design for easy storage. It’s also lightweight and small, making it great for anyone who needs a trainer that can be taken anywhere.
  • Program Variety: More than a dozen programmes are available for you to pick from. One handbook, three Quick Goals, six Trains, five Weight Control, four Heart Health, and three Intervals are among the available programmes. To further customise your workout, there are four different plans to choose from.
  • Bluetooth Connectivity: If you’d want to link your workout data with Nautilus Connect (TM), Nautilus Trainer (TM), or MyFitnessPal App, this model has Bluetooth connectivity. Using Nautilus Connect (TM), you can sync and analyse all of your workout data to better track your progress toward your goals.
  • Incline:With this model’s 15% incline, you can concentrate on endurance while also targeting different muscle regions.
  • Fully Loaded Console:Except for an internet connection and a web-enabled touch screen, this console has everything you could possibly need (but you would expect to pay more for that anyway). There’s a fan, a full audio system, a slew of apps, and a simple console to get you started. The speed and incline keys are on the right side of the console, while the one-touch keys for workout programmes are on the left.
  • Six-Week Satisfaction Guarantee-If you’re not happy with your purchase for any reason, you can return it and get a refund minus shipping and handling and/or assembly fees. A Return Merchandise Authorization is obtained by calling customer service, and the rest of the process is quite simple.
  • Interest-Free Financing Available-For qualifying purchasers with the Nautilus Credit Card, Nautilus offers in-house financing at interest rates as low as 0% if paid in full within 18 months.

What We Don’t Like:

  • Warranty:The T616 model does not come with a lifetime warranty of any kind. Only this model has a 10-year warranty on the frame and drive motor and three years on electric parts and one year on labour. Practically all models by almost all companies will come with at least a lifetime frame warranty.
  • Weight Capacity:This type has a maximum weight capacity of just 300 pounds. Somewhere about 350 or 400 pounds is appropriate for this motor’s price and size.
  • Display Screen: Despite the console’s excellent features, the two small display displays make it tough to read. It’s also unclear how big this thing is.

Our Verdict:

This treadmill has a lot to offer, in our opinion, and is sure to please a wide range of users. Bluetooth-enabled console, foldable design and other characteristics that make it convenient to use for walking or running are all included in the price of less than $2000.

Overall, the Nautilus T616 is a decent machine with a great quantity of functions and a wide range of programmes. The warranty is shoddy, however.

However, there are several foldable treadmills to choose from, and it’s crucial to look for a strong, trustworthy one that doesn’t come with a wobbly or unstable running belt. Other amazing folding treadmills can be found on our list.