ProForm 905 CST vs 600i

In this review, we will compare the 905 CST and Performance 600i from ProForm. Before going into more detail, here are some keypoints about these two treadmills.
Motor Power: The motor on the 905 CST is a 3.0 CHP motor, while the ProForm Performance 600i has a slightly smaller 2.5 CHP motor.
Maximum Speed: The maximum speed of the 905 CST is 12 MPH, while the ProForm Performance 600i can reach a maximum speed of 10 MPH.
Running Area: The belt areas of the 905 CST and Performance 600i are 20″ X 60″ and 18″ X 55″.

ProForm 905 CST

ProForm Performance 600i

Image of ProForm 905 CST treadmill Image of ProForm Performance 600i treadmill

Here we list all available specs side by side so you can see which one of these treadmills would be a better choice for you.

ProForm 905 CST vs ProForm Performance 600i Specs Table

Max User Weight Capacity ?The maximum user weight that the treadmill can handle.
350 LBS
300 LBS
Motor Power ?How strong is the motor? We recommend at least a 2.25 HP motor for home use.
3.0 CHP
2.5 CHP
Maximum Speed ?Maximum speeds in miles per hour.
12 MPH 10 MPH
0-to-12% 0-to-10%
Running Area (Belt Size)
20″ X 60″ 18″ X 55″
Number of Programs
30 50
Heart Rate Monitor
Bluetooth chest strap and EKG grip pulse EKG grip pulse
Wireless Heart Rate Monitor
Cooling Fan
5″ backlit iFit display 10″ full color capacitive touch display
Web Browser
iFit Coach Compatible
Tablet holder
Lifetime frame and motor 3-year parts and 1-Year labor warranty Lifetime frame and motor 2-year parts and 1-Year labor warranty
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Side by side comparison of ProForm 905 CST and ProForm Performance 600i treadmills.

Display and User Interface Comparison

The ProForm 905 CST has a 5″ backlit iFit display and the ProForm Performance 600i has a 10″ full color capacitive touch display. The Performance 600i has a touchscreen which is great while the 905 CST has buttons for controlling the treadmill, so browsing the menus is not as easy as the Performance 600i. We think the bigger display size of the Performance 600i is a plus. Consoles of ProForm 905 CST and ProForm Performance 600i.

Built in Programs

The Performance 600i has 20 more programs, 50 vs 30. Both treadmills are iFit Coach Compatible so you can get many different workout options.

Bottom Line

We gave the ProForm 905 CST a rating of 80 over 100 while we gave 75 for the Performance 600i because, the 905 CST has a stronger motor, more user weight capacity, and a good price for the features you get. Also larger belt size of the 905 CST makes it a superior option for faster workouts.