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1.150 users: 4.5 / 5
24 experts: 90 / 100
Terrain: Road / Treadmill
Weight: Men 8.2oz / Women 7.1oz
Heel to toe drop: Men 4mm / Women 4mm
Arch support: Neutral

Verdict from 7 hours of research from the internet

8 reasons to buy

  • The majority of the buyers agreed that the Saucony Kinvara 11 is comfortable.
  • A lot of users commented that the running shoe is lightweight.
  • Most of the testers said that the Kinvara 11 has a perfect fit.
  • The shoe is responsive, based on the reviews.
  • According to those who have tried it, the running footwear is stable.
  • It is well-cushioned, as noted by many reviewers.
  • Its flexibility is admired by several users.
  • Many testers mentioned that the shoe has excellent quality.

3 reasons not to buy

  • One of the users complained that the tongue unit is a bit thick.
  • A wearer mentioned that the eyelet has a thick leather reinforcement design that makes it too bulky.
  • According to a consumer, it feels tight in the toe area.

Bottom line

The majority of the users are mostly amazed and contented with what the Saucony Kinvara 11 has to offer. This running footwear is said to be successful in delivering an efficient and responsive ride to its users. The outsole, midsole, and upper construction of the shoe are excellent. People feel confident wearing the Kinvara 11 because of the fantastic and amazing combination of features and technologies integrated into the shoe. Highlighted is the guarantee of improved performance and enjoyable ride by the users.

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Our reviews

88
/100 by Kristian Hapgood, posted on .

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Kinvara 11s. I did a lot of research into which shoes I would buy next, and after much deliberation, I decided on the Saucony Kinvara 11. They would be my 5th pair of Saucony running shoes - I obviously like the brand - and I got them for my birthday last month. 

I love my Saucony Ride ISO 2s but I was looking for a pair to complement them, shoes for faster, shorter runs, and the Kinvara 11 seemed to fit the brief. 

 

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Upper

First let’s look at the shoe upper, breaking it down into three areas. 

Design/appearance 

Right out of the box they look really good. Very smart design, love the blue flash on the side. Really nice colours, I deliberated on which colourway for weeks. The choice was between the orange and black or white and blue styles. Although I should note they also do an all-black Kinvara 11 but this was never in the running for me, I like the bright color too much! 

As you can see in the end, I decided to go for blue and white shoes. This was maybe against my better judgment, as I was worried about the amount of white on the shoes but they looked stunning on photos and in the flesh when they arrived. 

The worry with the white was how long it would stay looking so fresh and my worries, unfortunately, have been confirmed in quite a short period of time. 

The photo below shows how the white part looks now.

 

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Already, that offwhite thing has happened to the fabric part of the backs. The outer sole is easier to keep clean by wiping.

Aside from the white issue, I have to say the shoe is appealing to the eye. The embroidered Kinvara 11 piece along the lace eyelets gives a classy look to the shoes. 

Breathability/Flexibility 

The breathable mesh on the front upper is substantial. No problem with getting air to the forefoot. Only thing is that in wet conditions they don’t offer much protection. Tried them a couple of times in the rain and my feet got soaked both runs. They are flexible enough, probably about mid-range. Not stiff but not super flexible either.