Bowflex BXT216 vs NordicTrack Commercial 1750

Before going into more detail, here are the most important things you need to know about these two treadmills.
Motor Power: The motor on the BXT216 is a 4.0 CHP motor, while the NordicTrack Commercial 1750 has a slightly smaller 3.75 CHP motor.
Maximum Speed: Both treadmills can reach a maximum speed of 12 MPH.
Running Area: Both the BXT216 and Commercial 1750 have identical running area: 22″ X 60″.

Bowflex BXT216

NordicTrack Commercial 1750

Image of Bowflex BXT216 treadmill Image of NordicTrack Commercial 1750 treadmill

Here we list all available specs side by side so you can decide which one of these treadmills would be a suitable option for you.

Bowflex BXT216 vs NordicTrack Commercial 1750 Specs Table

Max User Weight Capacity ?The maximum user weight that the treadmill can handle.
400 LBS
300 LBS
Motor Power ?How strong is the motor? We recommend at least a 2.25 HP motor for home use.
4.0 CHP
3.75 CHP
Maximum Speed ?Maximum speeds in miles per hour.
12 MPH 12 MPH
0-to-15% 0-to-15%
Running Area (Belt Size)
22″ X 60″ 22″ X 60″
Number of Programs
11 38
Heart Rate Monitor
Contact & Telemetry Enabled (chest strap included) Bluetooth chest strap and EKG grip pulse
Wireless Heart Rate Monitor
Cooling Fan
9″ Full Color, Backlit LCD 10″ full color touch display
Web Browser
iFit Coach Compatible
Tablet holder
15 years frame and drive 5 years on Motor and Mechanical 2 years coverage on Parts, Electronics and Labor Lifetime frame and motor 5-year parts and 2-Year labor warranty
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Side by side comparison of Bowflex BXT216 and NordicTrack Commercial 1750 treadmills.

Display and User Interface Comparison

The Bowflex BXT216 has a 9″ Full Color, Backlit LCD and the NordicTrack Commercial 1750 has a 10″ full color touch display. The Commercial 1750 has a touchscreen which is great while the BXT216 has buttons for controlling the treadmill, so navigating this display is not as intuitive as the Commercial 1750. We think the bigger screen size of the Commercial 1750 is a plus. Consoles of Bowflex BXT216 and NordicTrack Commercial 1750.

Built in Programs

The Commercial 1750 has 27 more programs, 38 vs 11. The NordicTrack Commercial 1750 is iFit Coach Compatible so you can get many more different workout options with this treadmill.

Bottom Line

We gave a rating of 95 for both models. We think you get many good features for a reasonable price with both treadmills.