Sole E95S Elliptical Review

Sole E95S Elliptical Rating

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Detailed Overview

The E95S Elliptical Trainer by Sole takes their award-winning, best-selling model, the E95, a step further with multiple adjustable features and high performance features. The E95S is one of the elite models in the elliptical trainer series by Sole, but it retails for a fairly affordable $2,199.99.

This front-drive trainer can withstand user weights of up to 400 pounds with its 38mm steel frame that is very durable. This model is not particularly compact, but it does come with transport wheels for easy mobility. There are multiple adjustable features to this model that include a power adjustable stride, multiple levels of resistance, and adjustable console. The power adjustable stride can go from 18- to 24 inches, and the resistance levels range from 0 to 20. The adjustable console moves in an up/down motion so it’s easy to adjust for varying heights.

The foot pedals are a comfortable 15 inches, designed with a 2-degree inward slope to reduce the stress on ankles and feet that can be common on other elliptical trainers. This is both a comfort and safety feature.

The console area is equipped with a large 9-inch LCD display that gives you the basic readouts, along with 10 built-in workouts that include 6 standard programs, 2 custom programs, and 2 heart rate programs. The E95S allows you to monitor your heart either wirelessly using an included chest strap, or the pulse grip sensors built into the stationary handlebars. There are also multi-positional moving handlebars in addition to the stationary, which can also be used for stability when working the lower body. Other features of the console include one large water bottle holder, an accessories cup, a built-in cooling fan, built-in speakers, and an audio plug-in.

Sole offers a warranty for this model that covers the lifetime of the frame, 5 years on electronics/parts, and 2 years on labor.

Our Favorite Features

  • Multiple adjustable features: Power adjustable stride, adjustable console and multiple levels of resistance
  • Large display screen: 9-inch LCD adjustable screen
  • Heavy weight capacity: 400 pounds
  • Impressive, long-lasting warranty: Lifetime on frame, 5 years parts and electronics, 2 years on labor
  • Chest strap included: Easy wireless heart rate monitoring

Sole E95S Elliptical - Notable Specs:

Overall Rating:4-stars
Compact / Folding:No
Stride Length:18” - 24”
Flywheel:34 LBS
Programs:10 Programs
Weight Capacity:400 LBS
Dimensions:84" L x 32" W x 70" H

Our Least Favorite Features

  • Front-drive design can be an uncomfortable design for people with back issues
  • Bulkier design/ not compact
  • Shabby program variety with only 10 options

The Bottom Line

The E95 is a popular model by Sole, and the E95S only steps it up a notch. The E95S is specifically designed to be a machine for multiple users, with tons of customizable options that many other elliptical trainers lack. With so many adjustable options and comfort features, it really is very easy to get in a good workout on this model no matter your height, size, or skill level. For just over $2,000, it is a bit of an investment, but one we recommend.

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