Nordictrack Commercial 2450 Treadmill Review 2017

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Updated: 2-17-2017

The 2017 NordicTrack Commercial 2450 treadmill is definitely at the top of the NordicTrack line up. This machine has everything you would ever need in a treadmill, plus much, much more. This treadmill is also built to last and handle heavy, heavy usage. If you are thinking about a lifetime investment, I’d say this is the treadmill for you. Considering the price, you’re getting one heck of a deal. Of course, it is priced higher than your average treadmill, however, considering the features this treadmill comes with, the price tag should be a lot larger! You are getting amazing features at this price. First off, this treadmill comes equipped with a 4.0 Durx™ Commercial Pro Motor, a 22″ x 60″ non-stretch commercial tread belt, 40 workout apps, iFit® Enabled, a music port for iPod, and a whopping 15″ integrated HD television. That seems like a ton of features already, but I didn’t even name them all! The Commercial 2450 is an excellent treadmill that will be sure to impress many. If the budget is in your range, I would definitely recommend this machine since it holds so much value. It is just difficult to find this nice of specs and features in this price range.

This treadmill might be a bit over-the-top for beginner users, but at the same time this treadmill is a lifetime investment, and you can count on its livability and at the least, feel safe about the excellent warranty. Overall, this machine will get the job done and offer even more to satisfy the user. This is one impressive machine and there should not be any disappointments.

Features 10/10

As mentioned above, it is the feature list that is especially impressive in this review. The NordicTrack Commercial 2450 is one of the most advanced trainers you can buy, and stacks up against any treadmill featured in a professional gym. At the same time, it is simple enough to use for those who prefer to avoid the more tech heavy features, without missing out on function.

Motor Size - The 2450 has a 4.0 horsepower motor that provides the ultimate in durability. At the same time, internal fans cool the system and keep the belt purring with less noise, and less overheating even on long, fast, or heavily inclined walks and runs.

Max Speed - OneTouch speed controls allow you to adjust your pace up to 12 MPH.

Incline/Decline - This is a treadmill rather than a standard incline trainer, and so it has less control where incline and decline is concerns. However, you can still adjust between 0% and 15% on the incline, and 0% and 3% on the decline.

Running Surface - People will long strides rejoice! The 2450 has the longest and widest belt of all the NordicTrack models. The 22" X 60" tread is 2-ply, reducing friction for a quieter, smoother workout.

Footprint (Folded) - This model folds to provide extra space when not in use.

Footprint (In Use) - As a commercial treadmill, the footprint is larger than some machines, measuring 72.25" L x 34" W x 61" H.

Weight Capacity - The Commercial 2450 can handle weights up to 300 lbs.

Cushioning - Adjust the cushioning to meet your needs with RunnerFlex. One half turn offers greater cushioning to reduce impact on joints and muscles, minimizing the risk of injury. Another half turn provides a harder, smoother surface that simulates road running.

Tech Specs 10/10

Display - Full 10”, colorized, web activated touch screen.

# of Workout Programs - You have access to dozens of pre installed workouts that can be selected to adjust your workout to your daily needs. You will never run out of challenging workouts.

Apps - There are 44 apps preinstalled on the system. But the operating system runs Android, so you can download your own apps. Or connect through your tablet or mobile device, using the adjustable tablet holder to provide a secondary dashboard.

Bluetooth - The 2450 is both Bluetooth and iFit enabled.

Heart Rate Monitoring - A Bluetooth enabled chest strap is included to keep an accurate measure of your heart rate, so you can adjust as your target zone is reached or surpassed.

Individualized Settings - Not applicable.

Other Tech Features
  • iPod compatibility, with built in speakers or headphone jack to listen publically or privately
  • OneTouch controls for quick and easy adjustments to your workout, browsing or media viewing
  • Triple autobreeze fans for keeping cool while you exercise
  • Preloaded entertainment, so you can enjoy yourself during your session

Tech features weren’t the main point of this machine, but they didn’t skimp out on them by any means. During this review we found that the display was intuitive and easy to use, the tablet holder was a great addition, and the included apps designed by personal trainers a unique way to spice up any workout.

Build Quality 8/10

Warranty - Like all NordicTrack machines, the Commercial 2450 comes with a lifetime warranty on the frame, motor and deck. It also offers a five year warranty on all replacement parts, and a 2 year labor warranty for service assistance.

Parts and Service - You can find replacement parts by contacting NordicTrack, but they are commonly found online. Service calls can be scheduled through both the NordicTrack site, and the seller where you bought your machine.

Customer Support - Customer Support can be contacted 24 hours a day online or by telephone.

Return Policy - You can try your Commercial 2450 at home for 30 days, risk free. If you are unsatisfied they will return your money, no questions asked.

Manufacturing Location - Logan, Utah, USA

If you want a sturdy, durable treadmill, this is a good one. The weight capacity is high, the parts are strong, and the warranties ensure the most crucial components are always covered. Being able to find parts easily is another major benefit, as is the return policy.

Our Bottom Line Review of NordicTrack Commercial 2450

Our review found the NordicTrack Commercial 2450 to be a reliable, heavy duty treadmill that will do exactly what it promises. While it has a heavy feature list, it may be lacking in a couple of areas for those who want the highest tech available. But for those who want reliability over flash, this model provides:

  • A wide, long tread
  • High weight capacity
  • Easy to use controls
  • A 10” touch display
  • Pre installed applications, workouts, and entertainment
  • A full media system

Ultimately, this is a machine that won’t break down, and will give you a consistent workout without you getting bored. The commercial grade parts and frame mean it can take a beating, and you don’t have to worry about wear and tear after a couple of uses. It is the treadmill to buy if you want all the functions of a gym machine, without the monthly membership.