Summary

We spent 6.9 hours reading reviews from experts and users. In summary, this is what runners think:

7 reasons to buy

  • Many runners found the lightweight construction of the Vazee Coast v2 admirable.
  • Some runners liked the roomy toe box of the New Balance Vazee Coast v2.
  • The New Balance Vazee Coast v2 is a comfortable shoe, according to some reviews.
  • Available in different color options.
  • Many runners appreciated the no-sew upper construction of the shoe for irritation-free running experience.
  • Budget-friendly running shoe.
  • True to size.

3 reasons not to buy

  • A few number of runners disliked the thin tongue and collar of the Vazee Coast v2.
  • For few runners, the shoe was too soft for their liking.
  • Few wide-footed runners mentioned that they ordered the shoe in wide width but it was still too tight for them.

Bottom line

With a budget-friendly price, the New Balance Vazee Coast v2 comes with a great combination of comfort, breathability and reliable cushioning. This road running shoe comes in sporty-chic design that will not disappoint when use for uptempo training and competition.

Facts

Terrain: Road
Arch support: Neutral
Weight: Men: 8oz | Women: 6.6oz
Heel to toe drop: Men: 8mm | Women: 8mm
Pronation: Neutral Pronation
Arch type: High arch
Features: Slip-on
Strike Pattern: Midfoot strike
Distance: Competition
Brand: New Balance
Type: Low drop
Width: Men: Normal | Women: Wide
Price: $75
Colorways: Black, Blue, Grey
Size
Small True to size Large
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  • The New Balance Vazee Coast v2 is almost the same with the original model. The improvements in the upper gives an improved performance, design and fit over the old version.
  • This New Balance shoe comes with a slip-on construction that allows runners to easily wear and take off the shoe. Together with this is a much thinner collar and tongue.
  • New materials were also used in the upper for a more breathable and comfortable environment. It utilizes fabric, woven textile, and synthetic upper materials.
  • With the changes in its upper construction, the New Balance Vazee Coast v2 is much lighter compared to its predecessor.

The Vazee Coast v2 has average space in the heel and midfoot with a roomy toe box for toe splay. The no-sew design and softer upper material provides a glove-like fit for foot-hugging comfort and security. The shoe runs true to size and available in medium and wide widths for both men’s and women’s versions.


The shoe utilizes the ground-contacting IMEVA material that extends from the midsole to the outsole. It has a traction pattern outsole and the rubber compound is strategically placed in high-wear areas for maximum durability.


The midsole of the shoe uses an injection molded EVA that provides reliable and firm cushioning, and added durability. The full-length midsole helps in delivering a smoother heel-to-toe transition.


The New Balance Vazee Coast v2 comes with a cleatie and no-sew upper construction that delivers maximum comfort. For impressive breathability, the shoe uses woven textile and synthetic upper materials. It has a laced-up closure with thin collar and tongue. The slip-on built is designed for easy on and off wear.

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