ProForm 415 Crosswalk Review

Treadmills Editorial Team | Last Updated - Mar 27, 2019
Editor's Rating: 4.5/10
This treadmill has been discontinued.

The 415 Crosswalk Treadmill is a very basic and inexpensive machine manufactured by ProForm and typically sold by retailers like Sears. This particular model can be found for just under $400. Quite a deal, but you’ll get what you pay for.

The 415 Crosswalk uses a patented SpaceSaver design that allows users to fold the machine vertically in a single step. In addition to the folding frame, this model is also quite compact with a running area that is 18″ wide and 50″ long (the average is typically 20″ wide and 60″ long). The total weight is just 170 pounds. Since this is a lightweight model, the rollers are predictably small at just 1.9″.

Unlike traditional treadmills, this model features the CrossWalk arms design that allows users to work the upper body while walking. A treadmill offering a total body workout is certainly rare in this price range.

The motor is a 2.0 CHP Mach Z that can withstand user weights of up to 300 pounds. There is also a protective cushioning deck designed with ProShox Cushioning support. If you want to workout on an incline, this model provides one of up to 10%. The speed capabilities of this model top out at 10mph. To make speed or incline changes, there are quick keys on the console in addition to the usual up/down arrows.

To display workout data like time, distance, and calories burned, there is a 5″ x 7″ LCD screen. The console area is pretty bare, featuring only the basics like cup holders and an MP3 compatible sound system (sadly no cooling fan though). There are 16 built-in workout programs to choose from and a built-in dual-grip EKG heart rate monitor to track your ticker.

The warranty package includes 5 years coverage on the frame and motor as well as 90 days on parts and labor.

What We Like:

  • CrossWalk Arms Design: Having the ability to work the upper and lower body at the same time will expand your calorie burning potential. The CrossWalk arms also bring more variety to workouts.
  • Folding Design: This model uses the patented Space Saver Design for easy vertical folding in one easy step. This is important for users with limited space.
  • Price: Few other treadmills can be found at this price point. This model is available at retailers like Sears for as low as $391. However, you will sacrifice features and quality parts for this price.
  • Program Variety: 16 built-in workout programs isn’t bad for a model well under $500. Users can choose from a number options to meet personal fitness goals.

ProForm 415 Crosswalk Treadmill - Key Specs:

Star Rating:2.25-stars
Running Area:50" x 18"
Top Speed:n/a
Weight Capacity: LBS
Built-In Programs:Yes
What We Don’t Like:

  • Display Screen: This incredibly small display screen is quite narrow and the readouts are fairly small. It’s undeniably difficult to read in the middle of a workout.
  • Warranty: This is one of the worst warranty packages that we have ever seen and that’s a huge red flag.
  • Assembly: Many people have reported problems when trying to assemble machine, mainly due to being stuck with an off-center running belt or how time consuming the process is in general.

Our Verdict:

The ProForm 415 Crosswalk Treadmill is a cheap and low grade treadmill that isn’t even worth the $371 asking price. Admittedly, that price is quite attractive (especially considering the CrossWalk arms design), but take a moment before purchasing this treadmill to remember that if a deal sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Fortunately, ProForm offers many excellent treadmills. You may need to spend a few hundred dollars more, but  it’s worth it. Consider the ProForm Pro 2000, an award-winning treadmill that is one of our “Best Buys”.

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This model has been discontinued.

This treadmill has been discontinued.


  • Max Moyer April 12, 2019 at 11:27 am from Quincy, Il
    I need the book that came with the ProForm crosswalk GT that shows how to make adjustments to the belt. Can you help?
    • Amanda B. April 18, 2019 at 10:24 am
      Hi Max, this link will direct you to the manual for this machine In the event this does not provide you with the information you need we recommend contacting Proform directly to speak to a representative.
  • Eric Drozd August 10, 2019 at 12:46 pm
    I have a proform 415 treadmill. It is loud. Like the motor sounds loud. Please advise
    • Amanda B August 19, 2019 at 4:29 pm
      Hi Eric, one of the most common causes of a loud motor is that it is clogged by dust and lint that has accumulated over time. You can check your user manual to see how to safely clean the motor. Hope your treadmill gets fixed!
  • Amani September 15, 2019 at 10:12 am
    I put it in 220V. And then I switch back to 110 And now when start the machine the keyboard is working but when I hit on go doesn’t work what I should do ???
    • Amanda B October 21, 2019 at 4:28 pm
      Hi Amani, the change in voltage may have impacted your treadmill. Make sure that you follow the instructions for plugging in your treadmill. Here is the section in the manual in case you need it:
  • Laura Farley June 27, 2020 at 5:03 pm
    I have a proform 415 treadmill, do I need to use lubricant or is it self lubricated?
    • Amanda B July 6, 2020 at 12:33 pm
      Hi Laura, if you feel that the belt "sticks" or is slow, it may need to be lubricated. This treadmill has a belt that is coated with high performance lubricant, so you should never use any kind of silicone spray or other substances. Please contact ProForm to purchase the correct lubricant for your treadmill.

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