Both the Nautilus T618 and the Proform Pro 2000 models are popular treadmills with very similar features. Both treadmills can connect with fitness apps. The Pro 2000 has a larger running area and features -3% quick decline.
The Nautilus T618 has many features that make it a great choice for serious runners. It has a large running area, advanced cushioning, and a powerful motor. The console of the treadmill has 3 different display areas and is loaded with many handy features.
The PRO 2000 has a large running area, a powerful motor, and an iFit Coach-ready console. You can set the incline and decline angle between -3% to +15% degrees with quick Incline/Decline Control.
Proform PRO 2000
When choosing a treadmill consider how you will use the treadmill mostly and the space available in your room. An 18-inch belt is suitable for walking. For runners, we recommend 20 inches or wider.
The length of a belt can vary from 50” to 65”. 55 inches will work for most people but, if you’re taller than 6 feet go longer.
20″ x 60″
22″ x 60″
Foldable treadmills allow you to fold up the machine in seconds and store away to conserve space.
Motor Power (HP)
The more power a treadmill motor has the faster it’ll be at changing speeds. We recommended treadmills with a motor of at least 2.5 horsepower or more.
Maximum Weight Capacity (LBS)
Maximum Speed (MPH)
Today there are many entry-level treadmills that reach 12 mph. 10 mph is the minimum speed for running, but we recommend you to get one that can reach 12 mph.
Incline, Decline Features
0 – 15%
-3% – 15%
Heart Rate Monitor
Knowing your heart rate during a workout is important for maximum fitness benefits. Today we have many methods to measure our heart rate, but a built-in heart rate monitor has other advantages, like heart rate oriented workout programs.
Pulse monitors are built into the hand grips, the Nautilus T618 also comes with a wireless chest strap.
It has EKG grip pulse wireless((Bluetooth Smart + ANT plus) wireless chest strap) chest strap.
Console and Display Properties
It has two large blue backlit LCD displays. You can see all workout data at a glance or change workout programs.
The PRO 2000 has a 7″ backlit oversized LCD with racetrack display. It is iFit compatible. The console has an integrated device shelf and 3 inch digitally amplified long-throw speakers with digital volume control.
Tech-Features and Connectivity
- Bluetooth connectivity, syncs with the Nautilus Trainer 2 App and other apps for fitness tracking
- Sync with free downloadable RunSocial App
- Chest strap for wireless pulse monitoring
- Media shelf and speakers.
- iFit Live Technology Compatible
- Workout routes powered by Google Maps
- Adjustable Tablet Holder
- IPod Compatible audio
The Nautilus T618 has a 15 years motor and frame, 5 years parts and electronics and 2 years labor warranty.
The PRO 2000 has a lifetime frame and motor, 2 years labor and 5 years parts an electronics warranty.
Last update: January 2023