Sole E55 elliptical Review

Sole-E55-1   Sole E55 Elliptical Meter

Sole has increased the flywheel weight to 39 lbs. for added inertia and added more levels of resistance (20 vs. 16 on the E35 model)  .  The E55 Elliptical machine carries a full 375 lb. weight limit on its 200 lb. frame.  This smooth design has a full 20” long stride with oversized foot pedals which can be adjusted for angle based on user height.  The Sole E55 uses an adjustable incline ramp, which will take you up to 40 degrees as your fitness level progresses.  For those looking for high quality at a bargain price, the E55 is a very good choice!

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  • Adjustable incline ramp goes from 0-40% degrees.
  • Large contoured pedals riding on ball bearing rollers
  • Smooth 20” stride with a 39 lb. flywheel
  • Mp3 compatible blue LCD console
  • Built in fan
  • 5 year parts/ 2 year labor mfr. warranty

The E55 elliptical machine has been extremely popular for several years now.  This 2012 version is a front drive machine using concave rollers riding on steel rails with a large flywheel for inertia and feel.  You can adjust the incline up to 40 degrees or choose from 20 levels of Eddy-Current resistance for the best possible workout.  The Sole E55 comes with a best in class warranty or lifetime on the frame and drive system, five years all other parts and 2 years in-home labor.

Pros & Cons:
Pros: 40 degree power incline.  Cons: foot pedals not cushioned

Compare With:
Yowza PompanoSmooth CE 7.4,


EMR Score
  • Quietness
  • Space Efficiency
  • Quality
  • Aesthetics
  • Special Features
  • Value


Drive System: Front
Price: $1,499