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ProForm PRO 16.0 NE Review

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Quick Summary

The ProForm PRO 16.0 NE is one of the top ellipticals in its series.

It’s only exceeded by the Pro 16.9 NE, which has a larger touch screen.

The PRO 16.0 NE in this review has a 7″ touch screen with web browser, a 32-pound drive and a 20″ power-adjustable stride.

This durable elliptical has a price of $1,999 including delivery.

It also carries ProForm’s best warranties for parts and labor.

Learn more from the complete elliptical review below.

Our Rating

Rating: 91.1/100. The ProForm PRO 16.0 NE supports a long stride, caters to a wide range of ability levels and is loaded with features that make exercise engaging. Its six-year parts warranty indicates high confidence in its durability too. Although we’d like to see better customer service on a $1,999 product such as this, overall it’s one of the most appealing elliptical trainers in its price class.


  • Commercial steel frame
  • SMR™ Silent Magnetic Resistance (26 levels)
  • Heavy drive (32 pounds)
  • Power ramp (20 degrees)
  • Full color 7″ touch screen display
  • 40 workout apps
  • iFit-enabled
  • Tablet holder above console
  • Smartphone-compatible (2″ speakers)
  • Grip pulse sensors and includes Bluetooth chest strap
  • Two-speed fan
  • Multi-position grips on handlebars
  • Water bottle holder
  • Easy assembly
  • Six-year parts warranty
  • Three-year labor warranty


    • Front drive design is uncomfortable for some
    • Consumers have complained about ProForm quality control and customer service

For an elliptical associated with better customer service, but with fewer features, check out the Sole E95S.


The ProForm PRO 16.0 NE is equipped to challenge and entertain a wide range of trainees. You can choose from 40 preset workouts or get infinite workout variety with an iFit membership. A removable bracket on the elliptical’s console lets you attach your own tablet computer to run iFit or your other files. iFit and the preset programs can make the elliptical automatically adjust its incline by up to 20 degrees! Combined with a 32-pound drive that’s ample challenge for just about anyone.

The PRO 16.0 NE’s front drive design might not be best for you though. Some users find that rear drive and center drive ellipticals make it easier to maintain a good posture throughout workouts.

Workout Programs

A generous menu of 40 professionally-designed workouts is included.

For unlimited workout variety and advanced data management you can use this ProForm elliptical with an iFit membership ($99 yearly). Using your own tablet computer set above the elliptical’s console you can access iFit’s immersive Google Maps workouts with Street View: Virtually experience a real-life hill climb as the elliptical automatically tilts to mimic terrain! Here you can also use iFit video workouts, download a new elliptical workout every day, track your goal progress and get other fitness support.

ProForm PRO 16.0 NE Features

This elliptical features a 20″ stride and 20 degree power incline. It has oversized pedals to help you find a comfortable position.

The drive is a respectable 32-pound flywheel. It supports 26 levels of magnetically controlled resistance.

The control center for workouts is a 7″ full color touch screen. It shows speed, time, distance, resistance and calories burned. It can also show heart rate data, which is transmitted via contact grips or a chest strap (included). The console also is music-friendly with an smartphone compatible port and Intermix Acoustics 2.0 speakers.

The PRO 16.0 NE is rather large with its roughly 80″ x 26″ footprint. Transport wheels are attached and the machine has levelers to help ensure stability on different surfaces. This elliptical trainer has a 350-pound capacity.

Warranty & Guarantee

The ProForm PRO 16.0 NE warranty includes:

– Frame: Lifetime

– Parts: 6 Years

– Labor: 3 Years

ProForm has a 30-day money back guarantee on all elliptical trainers.


The ProForm PRO 16.0 NE carries the brand’s best warranty. It also has high quality components and enticing electronics. We sometimes hesitate to recommend ProForm ellipticals because customer service can be so frustrating, but the PRO 16.0 NE in particular isn’t the target of complaints. It seems worth a try.

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