Facts

  • Terrain

    Road

    Shoes best for road, track and light gravel. See the best road shoes.

    Trail

    Shoes best for trail, off road, mountains and other unstable surfaces. See the best trail shoes.

    Good to know

    As long as you stick to the road or path, and if you want just one running shoe, buy a road running shoe.

  • Arch support

    Neutral / cushion / high arch

    Shoes for runners who do not need any additional arch support (Around 50% of runners). Best for people with normal, high or medium high arches. See the best neutral shoes.

    Stability / overpronation / normal arch

    Shoes for runners who need mild to moderate arch support (Around 45% of runners). Best for runners with a low arch. See the best stability shoes.

    Motion control / severe overpronation / flat feet

    Shoes for runners who needs a lot of arch support. Best for runners with flat feet. See the best motion control shoes.

    Good to know

    - Rule of thumb: If in doubt, buy neutral shoes to avoid injuries.
    - More about arch support in this video.
    - Find your arch type by following steps from this video.

  • Use

    Daily running

    Cushioned shoes for your daily easy running. Great comfort. See best shoes for daily running.

    Competition

    Lightweight shoes good for races, interval training, tempo runs and fartlek. Here are the best competition running shoes.

    Good to know

    If you want just one pair of shoes, buy a shoe for daily running.

  • Price
    $75
  • Weight
    Men: 8oz
    Women: 6.6oz
  • Heel to toe drop
    Men: 8mm
    Women: 8mm

    The height difference from the heel to the forefoot, also known as heel drop, toe spring, heel to toe spring or simply drop.

    There are many opinions about what a good heel drop is. We do not recommend any in particular. Lean more in this video.

  • Width
    Men: normal, wide
    Women: normal, wide
  • Release date
    Unknown
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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.

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Updates to New Balance Vazee Coast v2

  • 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.
  • The 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.

New Balance Vazee Coast v2 size and fit

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.


Outsole

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.


Midsole

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.


Upper

The New Balance Vazee Coast v2 comes with a bootie 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.