Our verdict


The Adidas ZX 4000 Futurecraft 4D displays an ultra-technical appeal as the brand added the futuristic spin on the classic ZX. It provides outstanding comfort made with high-quality details. Despite this pair's hefty price tag and heavier construction, this shoe truly sets itself apart from the rest for its on-foot comfort and revolutionary details that will dictate the future of running sneakers.


  • Stylish appeal
  • Provides satisfying comfort
  • Highly recommendable pair
  • Real show stopper piece
  • Secure fit
  • High-quality materials used
  • Superb breathability
  • True to size


  • A tad heavier
  • Ultra-expensive price range

Who should buy the Adidas ZX 4000 4D

This pair is a perfect choice if:

  • You want a pair that is breathable enough and perfect for spring and summer
  • You are considering durability as this is made with a rubber sole that provides enough traction on various surfaces

Adidas ZX 4000 4D logo

Size and fit

The low-top Adidas Originals ZX 4000 4D is offered in men's sizing. This space-aged sneaker can also be enjoyed by the ladies and are recommended to take a full or 1.5 sizes down their usual fit. Example, if a lady's shoe size is 7, she is advised to grab 5.5 or 6 in men's range for more comfortable strides.

Adidas ZX 4000 4D outsole part

Meanwhile, like most lace-up kicks, this sneaker uses traditional nylon flat laces allowing its wearers to adjust the fit according to their preferences. The Primeknit upper wraps the foot comfortably while targeting specific areas that provide ample support. And boosting overall comfort and performance, Adidas inserted an Ortholite sockliner.

Adidas ZX 4000 4D iconic style

Adidas launched the latest addition to their iconic ZX line using the 4D Futurecraft midsole. This futuristic-looking footwear is dressed in Primeknit upper with Pigskin suede overlays for style and plush appeal.

Adidas ZX 4000 4D upper

The nostalgic upper sits atop the tech advanced-looking midsole called the 4D-printed cushioning for a bold new aesthetic spin to the classic ZX silhouette. Three Stripes offers the Adidas ZX 4000 4D in various hues - Carbon/Semi Solar Yellow, Black Onyx, and Footwear White Grey giving its followers and future buyers ample options. Adidas made sure that these colorways will surely upgrade one's usual look and will stand out when these sneakers are on foot.

Adidas ZX 4000 4D features

The 4D-printed midsole of the Adidas ZX 4000 Futurecraft 4D creates a remarkable charm that many onlookers and fans rave about. 

Adidas ZX 4000 4D side

The honeycomb design is made with light, oxygen, and liquid resin that provides strategic cushioning on target areas that are exposed to high impact. This revolutionary design allows its wearers to have controlled energy return and enjoy better stability.

Adidas ZX 4000 4D design1

Another noteworthy feature of this revolutionary kick is the classic ZX 4000 design from the past that was upgraded with few details. The brand added mesh and suede panels with hits of contrasting hue on the stitching on the eyelet and heel, tongue tab, and on outsole for a striking style.

Adidas ZX 4000 4D history

In 1984, Adidas unveiled the ZX line under the running category, which provides runners with all their needs while on track.  Adidas continuously developed and innovated technologies that will suit all kinds of runners - all-terrain to roadrunners, from short-distance joggers to competitive long-distance runners.

Adidas ZX 4000 4D collar

Through the years, Adidas Originals launched an impressive lineup of ZX sneakers by inserting revolutionary features into their kicks, such as Torsion and Soft Cell technologies. Because of this, the ZX line quickly turned into a popular series and served as exemplary running training footwear for all ages.

Adidas ZX 4000 4D toe box

Recently, Adidas is into introducing silhouettes that synthesize the past, present, and future of the brand. As a way to commemorate the remarkable ZX squad, Adidas Consortium introduced the ZX 4000 Futurecraft 4D which has a release date of March 2019. This silhouette dipped the classic ZX 4000 profile with the futuristic element of the 4D-printed midsole.

Adidas ZX 4000 4D sole2

Additional information

  • The rubber outsole of Adidas ZX 4000 4D provides ample traction on various surfaces.
  • The Futurecraft 4D midsole is the upgraded version of the 3D printing, which is made through the Digital Light Synthesis process. This technology produces an airy, bouncy, and lightweight sneaker.

Adidas ZX 4000 4D lace