Smooth Fitness 5.65 Folding Treadmill Review

This Smooth Fitness 5.65 Folding Treadmill Review shows it’s a compact home machine that delivers commercial level results. Don’t let its compact size fool you, the all tubular steel frame and running deck provides all of the stability you will need and at a price that is right. The dual heart rate monitors really enhance the built-in exercise routines.

The Smooth Fitness 5.65 is a perfect fit in most home gyms thanks to its compact design and its soft drop folding system. With little effort it can be folded up and pushed into a storage room using the rollers mounted on the bottom.

Smooth Fitness 5 65 Folding Treadmill Review
Smooth Fitness 5 65 Folding Treadmill Review

Smooth Fitness packed many features found on most commercial grade treadmills including powerful 2.75 horsepower motor and special pulse width modulation circuitry that helps to the smooth out the motor operation which translates to quieter and smoother belt movement.

The advanced control console of the 5.65 treadmill features a three window LED and LCD dot matrix screen to provide you with all of the information you need while you are working out. It also features 14 preprogrammed exercise routines that can automatically change the speed and incline based on the exercise routine.

Smooth Fitness 5 65 Folding Treadmill Review Reveals Key Features

  • Compact design for easy storage
  • 2.5 Continuous Duty quiet run motor
  • Preprogrammed exercise routines and easy controls
  • Dual heart rate monitoring systems


  • Handlebar mounted speed and incline controls
  • Smooth and comfortable running surface
  • Quiet operation
  • Strong warranty policy


  • Incline does not quite reach 15%

What are people saying about the Smooth Fitness 5.65?

As part of our research on treadmills, we discovered many consumers posted reviews  online. Several of these reviews were written about the Smooth Fitness 5.65 Folding Treadmill. The reviewers for the most part were quite complementary  and gave it mostly 4 or 5 stars out of a possible 5 stars.

The durability and overall build quality was mentioned many times by numerous reviewers. They also really like how compact it was  and that they were able to place it is in a smaller room than they expected.

Some others pointed to the preprogrammed exercise routines as reason they chose to go with the Smooth Fitness 5.65 over the other treadmills.

Though it received mostly high marks, a few of the reviewers  had issues with  accuracy of the readings. Enough that it made it difficult to use some features of the treadmill.

In the end, the Smooth Fitness 5.65 Folding Treadmill was highly rated and definitely  recommended by many of the reviewers.