ProForm City L6 Treadmill Review

The ProForm City is a high-quality treadmill built to handle light use and beginners. Although it lacks the bells and whistles of a high-end unit, this is an excellent purchase for anyone looking for an affordable unit with features of more costly models.

If you’re looking for a space-saving treadmill that can be conveniently tucked away under a desk or bed, this is a great option. Are you in the market for a compact, chic, and unique treadmill? The ProForm City L6 treadmill is the right answer.

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About ProForm City L6 Treadmill

The ProForm City L6 treadmill is one of the newest editions of the ProForm models. This machine is a great option for those who want to start their fitness journey or those on budget. It is big enough to suit your fitness needs but small enough to tuck away under a desk or into a closet. This model comes with several high-quality features that are only found in larger and expensive models.

This ProForm treadmill measures 12″ x32″ x74″ and weighs about 145 pounds but can support users of up to 250lbs in weight. The City L6 brings a great entry-level unit to the offerings and is specially designed to suit walkers and joggers with a maximum speed of up to 8 MPH. If you understand what you’re looking for, this model will suit all your needs.

Additionally, the City L6 comes with an integrated tablet holder and a small display to help you monitor your workout data. This model is also Bluetooth-enabled and works in conjunction with iFit, which gives you access to live trainers who can control the speed and resistance of the treadmill remotely.

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Specs at glance

Motor:1.6 HP
Running Area:18″ x47″
Top Speed:8 MPH
Weight Capacity:250 lbs
Weight:145 pounds
Dimensions:12″ x32″ x74″
Built-in programsiFit-enabled
Warranty:10-year frame warranty,
1-year parts, and labor

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What I Like:


The ProForm City L6 comes with a unique folding frame which sets it apart from the other treadmills in the same category. Its deck is one solid piece and feels stable when exercising. The deck has a bit of cushioning, which is impressive considering its folding design and size. However, this cushioning may not be sufficient for extended running, but it’s enough for walking.

The long tread belt is enough for light jogging and walking, but it’s not long enough to suit tall people or those who prefer intense running and fast speeds. This machine has a 1.6 HP motor which is sufficient for walking or jogging. The L6 is equipped with folding technology, making it easy to move and store when not in use.

It has a 5-inch high contrast display which shows you the time elapsed and allows for speed control. The screen is bright, and the digital numbers are easy to read. What’s more, there are several preset programs that are clearly displayed in the center of the console to help you choose a program that suits your fitness level.


The City L6 has a simple console that syncs with your tablet to show the ProForm United app. With this treadmill, you will have access to the ProForm iFit app that gives you studio-based classes, off-the-treadmill classes, increased training variables, and personal trainer classes. The folding capability of the City L6 is one of its most impressive features. This treadmill is easy to fold using the two levers on the console’s underside.

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Ease of Use:

This machine works perfectly for petite users or those who have limited space. It has an easy-to-use console with several preset programs that allow you to set the distance, maximum time, and calorie goal until you hit your fitness goal.

Exercise programs:

Like other ProForm models, the City L6 is iFit-ready which gives you access to unlimited workout routines and dynamic and live training from remote professionals who control the treadmill. However, this machine doesn’t have pre-programmed routines like the more expensive models. The iFit workouts are exciting because they allow you to virtually tour the world and experience a new destination every time you train.


This treadmill is a great option for those looking for a space-saving machine. It is foldable, making it easy to transport and store.

Weight Capacity:

Although it is a small treadmill, it has a 250-pound weight capacity that can handle most users.


The City L6 has a 10-year solid warranty on frame and a one-year warranty on parts and labor.

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What I don’t like

  • It needs a tablet: To access iFit, you’ll need a tablet since it doesn’t have a screen integrated into the console.
ProForm City L6 Treadmill Review


Can you use the ProForm City L6 without iFit?

Yes. You can easily bypass the iFit program and use the machine independently.


My Verdict

The ProForm City L6 comes with an innovative design that works perfectly for those looking for a treadmill that folds up compactly when not in use. Although it has limited motor power, you will have access to innovative engineering and impressive functionality on a stable machine.