Sole E55 Elliptical

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  • Ergonomic and stable elliptical
  • Dual adjustment for the pedals with a 2-degree inward slope
  • 20-pound flywheel 
  • 20 levels of power incline 
  • Features LCD white backlit display
  • 10 built-in workout programs
  • Heart rate monitoring-enabled
  • Bluetooth-enabled
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In-Depth Review

Sole E55 Elliptical Review (2024): A Solid Option for Solid Workouts

Sole E55 Elliptical Review (2024): A Solid Option for Solid Workouts

In this Sole E55 Elliptical review, we’ll cover the pros, cons, and details that will help you make the most informed decision possible on if this is right for you. I don’t own this machine, but I did get to use it several times and am familiar with how it feels and performs. Plus, our team at Garage Gym Reviews has used the Sole E25, which is basically the E55’s little sister. Read the full review.

Pros & Cons

What we like ...
  • Sturdy
  • 20 levels of resistance
  • Ergonomically designed foot pedals
  • 10 workout programs
  • Included chest strap to monitor heart rate
  • Forward and reverse motion
What needs improvement ...
  • Difficult assembly
  • Sole app is not user-friendly

Product Summary

The Sole E55 elliptical is a sturdy and thoughtfully designed product from a highly reputable manufacturer. Like Sole’s other ellipticals, the E55 is equipped with 2-degree inwardly sloped adjustable foot pedals designed to reduce stress on the ankle and knee.

Featuring six standard, two custom, and two heart rate programs, users have a lot of variability in training options. Twenty levels of power incline enables a wide range of intensities suited for beginner and experienced cardio junkies alike. In conjunction with all this, the 15-inch pedals have a generous 20-inch stride length and glides both forward and backwards so users can target different muscle groups. 

The Sole E55 comes equipped with many notable conveniences. Built-in cooling fans, a water bottle holder, Bluetooth speakers, an integrated tablet holder, and USB port keep you cool, hydrated, and entertained. Monitor your fitness metrics on the 9-inch LCD backlit display then download the Sole app for free and transfer the information to FitBit, Record, MapMyRun, or Apple Health. Users find that the Sole app is not very user-friendly but still a nice perk.

Weighing over 200 pounds, this compact machine supports a maximum user weight of 375 pounds.The E55 is not easily assembled so you may consider recruiting some friends or hiring a professional.



71” L x 27” W x 71” H


214 lbs

Max User Weight

375 lbs

Display Screen Type

9" backlit LCD


10 built-in workouts

Stride Length


Step-up height



Lifetime frame and motor, 5 years parts, 2 years labor

Heart-Rate Monitor


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      Sturdy and thoughtfully designed, the Sole E55 may be a good option for those looking for a traditional elliptical experience.