Weslo M5 Treadmill Review

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The Weslo M5 treadmill is a budget model so don’t expect too many features on a quality machine. Having said that, it does have something for the beginner or casual user but it’s definitely not for the serious runner.

If you’re on a budget then you shouldn’t raise your expectations too high when spending as little as £250 on a running machine. If you can afford a little more you will get a lot more! You might consider Horizon or the Proform 3.6 as both brands have a lot to offer for under £400.

If your limit is around £250 then also take a look at the Carl Lewis MOTC99 Treadmill which to our mind is the better machine.

Without being too scathing the Weslo M5 is not a quality machine and its weaknesses out weigh the low price tag. You could end up with a machine that does nothing to inspire you to get on and start training.

Our reviewers felt it was unstable even at mid range speeds, it’s underpowered and the display is …well see for yourself below. Enough said!

It does have four manual incline levels to add a little extra to your training which is 2 more than the Carl Lewis MOTC99 and we have seen smaller running decks than this one. Like most treadmills it also has a cushioned deck and to be fair was quite comfortable for a budget model.

It comes with a two year on site warranty on parts and labour which is very reasonable for a machine costing as little as this. But you wouldn’t buy a machine because of a good warranty!

Best Price

The is not currently available from any retailers we're aware of in the UK.
It may be worth looking for a used machine on ebay

Review Summary - In Brief

The Weslo M5 is a budget model and therefore we shouldn't expect too much from it. It does have a reasonable sized running deck with a comfortable feel, plus it's backed up with an excellent warranty for a low-priced machine. However, even at such a low price it still has competition that offer better value for money.


  • 1.5 horsepower (HP) continuous
  • 0 – 16 km/H speed range (0 – 9.9 mph)
  • Four-level manual incline
  • LCD display – see below
  • Quick speed key operation – one touch to change speed
  • 4 pre-set programmes plus one manual
  • Hand grip heart rate monitor
  • 40 x 120 cm walking/running surface
  • Cushioned deck to reduce impact
  • Foldable for easy storage
  • Maximum user weight 115kg (253 lbs)
  • 128 x 78 x 160 cm floor
  • 85 x 70 x 147 cm folded
  • 52 kg machine weight

Weslo M5 Treadmill - Console / Display Unit

Weslo M5 Treadmill Reviewer Ratings

Power - 5.5
Appearance - 5.5
Running Area - 6
Comfort - 6.5
Reliability - 6.5
Noise - 6
Controls - 6
Warranty - 7.5
Best Price

The is not currently available from any retailers we're aware of in the UK.
It may be worth looking for a used machine on ebay

Also see our Treadmill Comparison Table

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