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The Sole F85 is an excellent treadmill, as simple as that. It has got far more than you’ll ever need, but it’s great to have it!


Rated as a “Best Buy”, the F85 treadmill is seen by many in the treadmill industry as “The Best Folding Treadmill”. The top model in the folding series and SOLE’s number one seller, the F85 treadmill incorporates all the specs of the F80 and adds the highest horse power motor that we offer. A truly impressive 4.0 HP motor with output and performance second to none.


The F85 also incorporates the largest deck that SOLE offers, an exceptional 22″ wide running surface and 2.75″ rollers making this treadmill truly comfortable for any type of user. Without question, this is the top of the SOLE folding treadmill line. Just press a button and take your stride to speeds up to 12 mph. The F85 can handle users weighing up to 400 lbs. With up to six auto programs and two user-customized workouts. It also has two separate heart rate control programs. It’s fully equipped with all of the programs and customization you’d expect.

The heart-rate control option automatically calculates your recommended target range based on your age. So you can be assured of the most efficient and safest workout possible. Other features include a low-noise deck, Cushion Flex shock absorption treadmill deck, our longest commercial-sized belt and low-profile running hood. It also comes with speed and incline controls on the arm rests as well as built in cooling fans for comfort.

The treadmill console is user friendly with a vibrant 10.1″ TFT LCD display that includes a message board for clear instruction and feedback. The information that is displayed at all times includes Speed, Incline, Time, Distance Traveled, Calories, Pulse and Pace. There is also a 1/4 mile track feature and a Peak and Valley graph for different programs. The console also has built in speakers that allow you to hook up any MP3 player (iPod, etc.) for easy listening.


Featuring an Easy Assist Folding design and the largest deck of all Sole Treadmills, the F85 Folding Treadmill is the top choice for those who are limited on space. Paired with its folding mechanism is a 1.8cm thick Cushion Flex Suspension System offering 40% less impact, plus a 2ply Belt and generous running surface of 59 x 152.5 cm. For better performance, the all-steel zinc coated balanced flywheel provides a vibration-free secure running surface.

Offering a speed range of 0.5-12mph and 0-15 Levels of power incline, alongside its front and rear rollers and 4hp motor, the F85 is a powerful and smooth machine which can be adjusted mid-workout using the quick touch speed and incline keys.

Its impressive 10″ Backlit LCD computer displays Heart Rate, Speed, Pace, Calories, and Message Board readouts, while you work your way through the Manual, Hill, Fat Burn, Cardio, Strength, Interval, User (1–2) and HR (1–2) workout programmes.

With Bluetooth enabled, you can access the Sole Fitness App and sync your results with Health Kit, Fitbit, Record, MapMyFitness, MyFitnessPal, Facebook and Twitter, while for entertainment you can make use of the integrated sound system which offers MP3 player compatibility and a sound cord for devices with a headphone jack.

Extra features include 4 transport wheels, a stability bar, an accessory tray, plastic side-rails and a cooling fan.


8.5Expert Score
Fantastic overall treadmill
The F85 is a very good treadmill, as simple as that. It has got far more than you'll ever need, but it's great to have it!
  • Quiet yet powerful 4.0 CHP motor
  • 30 levels of incline
  • Easy-to-read 10.1″ screen
  • Can be folded away
  • Can handle users weighing up to 400 lbs
  • Integrated tablet holder
  • Lifetime coverage on motor, frame and deck
  • Limited Workout Variety (10 in-built workout programs)
  • Short side rails
  • Heavy treadmill

Specification: SOLE F85

Heart Rate Monitor


Heart Rate Type

Wireless Receivers


15 levels


4.0 HP


12 mph

Full Specifications

Machine Dimensions
  • Height(in.): 66″
  • Item Weight(lbs.): 301 lbs.
  • Length(in.): 83″
  • Weight Capacity(lbs.): 400 lbs.
  • Width(in.): 37″
  • Running Surface: 22″ X 60″
  • Rollers: 2.75″
  • Box Dimensions: 86″ X 38″ X 17″
  • Step Up Height: 8″
Controls & Features
  • Bluetooth Speaker Compatible: Yes
  • Tablet/Phone Holder: Yes
  • USB Device Charging: Yes
  • Bluetooth Compatible: Yes
  • Standard Programs: 6
  • Custom Programs: 2
  • Heart Programs: 2
  • Heart Rate Monitoring: Pulse Grips & Chest Strap Compatible
  • Chest Strap Included: Yes
  • Cooling Fans: Yes
  • Sound System: Yes
  • Workout Display: 10.1″ TFT LCD
  • Motor: 4.0 HP, DC Type
  • Speed: .5 – 12 mph
  • Incline: 0 – 15 Levels
  • Easy Assist Folding: Yes
  • Belt: 2 Ply
  • Frame: Lifetime
  • Motor: Lifetime
  • Deck: Lifetime
  • Electronics: 5 Years
  • Parts: 5 Years
  • Labor: 2 Years


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