When it comes to high-end fitness equipment, two brands that come to mind are Stairmaster and STEPR. Both brands offer premium stair climber that are designed to deliver a killer workout. In this comparison, we’ll take a closer look at the Stairmaster G4 and the STEPR to see which one comes out on top.

If you're in the market for a stair climber, it's important to do your research and compare different options. Two new models to consider are the STEPR and the Stairmaster G4. Both the STEPR and the Stairmaster G4 are top-of-the-line options, so how do they stack up against each other?


Stairmaster G4 STEPR
PRICE $5,999 USD LCD Console
$7,499 USD 10" Touch Screen Console
$10,999 USD 15" Touch Screen Console
$4,999 USD

0% APR with Affirm
DESIGN Unknown Welded Steel and Moulded Casing
SCREEN SIZE LCD or 15" Console 27” 360º Ajustable HD Touch Screen
RESISTANCE MECHANISM Electronically controlled Electronically controlled
CONTENT HIGHLIGHTS **Only available with 15" touch console
• RunTV
• Limited available Apps
• Wide variety of classes including STEPR, bootcamp, yoga, strength, Stair-climber, stretch
• Unlimited Apps
• 100+ Classes
• live 'on-demand' classes
Footprint 4.5 ft. L x 2.42 ft. W 3.5 ft. L x 2.3 ft. W
HEIGHT REQUIREMENT 8’ ceiling height 8’ ceiling height
MACHINE WEIGHT 348 lbs 286 lbs
MAX USER WEIGHT 350 lbs 300 lbs
ASSEMBLY Unknown Under 45 minutes
professional in-home assembly available
WARRANTY Frame: 10 Years
Parts: 10 Years
Labor: 3 Years
Frame: 10 Years
Parts: 5 Year
Labor: 1 Year
MEMBERSHIP COST No Services provided Free Membership: $0.00
Premium Membership: $29


STEPR vs Stairmaster G4: An In-Depth Comparison


The Stairmaster G4 is available with an LCD console for $5,999 USD or a 15" touch screen console for $10,999 USD. On the other hand, the STEPR is available for $2,999 USD with 0% APR with Affirm. It's clear that STEPR offers a more affordable option for those looking to invest in a high-quality stair climber.


The Stairmaster G4 has an unknown design while the STEPR is made with welded steel and molded casing. The STEPR's design is durable and sleek, making it a better option for those who value design aesthetics.

Screen Size

The Stairmaster G4 is available with either an LCD or 15" console while the STEPR comes with a 27” 360º adjustable screen. The STEPR's screen size is larger and more versatile, making it a better option for those who want a more immersive workout experience.

Resistance Mechanism

Both the Stairmaster G4 and STEPR use electronically controlled resistance mechanisms. However, there is no difference in the quality of their resistance mechanisms.

Content Highlights

The Stairmaster G4 has limited available apps and RunTV. The STEPR, on the other hand, offers a wide variety of classes, including yoga, pilates, strength, Stair-climber, stretch, and unlimited apps. With over 100 classes and live classes, the STEPR offers more content highlights and workout options.

Footprint and Height Requirement

The Stairmaster G4 has a footprint of 4.5 ft. L x 2.42 ft. W while the STEPR has a footprint of 3.5 ft. L x 2.3 ft. W. The STEPR's smaller footprint makes it a better option for those who have limited space. Both the Stairmaster G4 and STEPR require an 8’ ceiling height, so there is no difference in their height requirements.

Machine Weight

The Stairmaster G4 weighs 348 lbs while the STEPR weighs 286 lbs. The STEPR's lighter weight makes it easier to move around and store when not in use.


The assembly process for the Stairmaster G4 is unknown while the STEPR can be assembled in under 45 minutes. The STEPR also offers professional in-home assembly for those who want a hassle-free experience.


The Stairmaster G4 comes with a 10-year frame warranty, 10-year parts warranty, and a 3-year labor warranty. The STEPR, on the other hand, comes with a 10-year frame warranty, 2-year parts warranty, and a 1-year labor warranty.


The Stairmaster G4 does not provide any membership services while the STEPR offers a free membership option or a premium membership for $29. This membership offers thousands of on-demand classes, live classes and the hability to be part of a community. Also, with the free membership option you can 'free step' and have access to your favourite stream services.

In conclusion, while both the Stairmaster G4 and STEPR offer great stair climber options, the STEPR comes out on top in terms of affordability, design aesthetics, content highlights, footprint, machine weight, assembly, warranty, and membership cost.

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