Comparison of Elliptical trainer Under $500

XTERRA FS 3.0Schwinn 425Gold’s Gym 410Best Fitness Elliptical Crosstrainer BFCT1Horizon Fitness EX-57Stamina Avari E175Stamina Avari E705Proform 6.0 CE EllipticalProForm 7.0 RE
BrandXTERRASchwinnGold’s GymBody SolidHorizon FitnessStaminaStaminaProformProform
fs-3Schwinn-425-Elliptical-Trainer-2013-70x70410BFCT11-70x70Horizon-Fitness-EX-57-Elliptical-Trainer1-70x70Stamina-Avari-E175-70x70Stamina-Avari-E705-70x70Proform-6.0-CE-Elliptical1-70x70ProForm-7.0-RE-70x70
Stride Length16″18”18″14″18″14″14″18″18″
User Capacity275 lbs300 lbs250 lbs225 lbs275 lbs250 lbs250 lbs250 lb.250 lb.
Dimension60 x 24.4 x 63.2 inches62 x 26 x 71 inches45 x 26 x 66 inches29 x 67 x 55 inches48 x 25 x 60 inches48 x 25 x 60 inches
Heart Rate MonitorContact gripContact gripContact gripContact gripContact gripContact gripContact gripContact gripContact grip
Flywheel22lbLight weightLight weightInertia-enhanced14.3 lbLight weightLight weightLight weightLight weight
ResistanceMagnetic: 20 levelsMagnetic: 12 levelsMagnetic: 12 levelsMagnetic: 8 levelsMagnetic: 8 levelsMagnetic: 16 levelsMagnetic: 16 levelsMagnetic: 14 levelsMagnetic: 14 levels
Programs14 programs10 programs12 programsN/A9 programs19 programs10 programs14 programs14 programs
Warranty5-year frame  1 Year Parts5-year frame  1 Year: Part & electronics 90-day wear parts and labor5-year frame  90-day parts and labor5-year frame  90-day parts and laborLifetime frame  20 Year Brakes 1 year: Parts and Labor1-year frame  90 days Parts1-year frame  90 days Parts5-year frame  90-day parts and labor5-year frame  90-day parts and labor