680 users: 4.6 / 5
17 experts: 81 / 100
Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 337g / Women 280g
Heel to toe drop: Men 10mm / Women 10mm
Arch support: Neutral

Verdict from 5.7 hours of research from the internet

10 reasons to buy

  • A lot of runners commented that the Asics Gel Quantum 360 looked cool and endearing.
  • Many testers still felt comfortable even after using this shoe for longer runs.
  • The upper felt soft, and they didn’t restrict the motions of the foot, wrote some runners.
  • The breathable nature of the upper fabrics was appreciated because it kept the feet of wearers cool and dry.
  • The inner fabric didn’t rub uncomfortably against the skin of a tester, giving them blister-free running experiences.
  • A great number of purchasers used the word ‘comfortable’ to describe their time wearing this running shoe.
  • The Gel Quantum 360 stayed durable and resilient for those who have tried it.
  • Runners stated that the mid-sole unit was capable of delivering responsive and reliable underfoot cushioning.
  • Some of the testers felt that the mid-sole platform was able to support the arch of their feet, thus correcting supination.
  • The Gel® Cushioning System did a great job at absorbing impact, according to a reviewer.

3 reasons not to buy

  • Some runners found the Gel Quantum 360 to be a bit heavy.
  • Some wide-footed runners felt that the mid-foot area was a bit narrow.
  • The outsole rubber wore off on some runners after only a few months of use.

Bottom line

The Asics Gel Quantum 360 was generally well-received by runners. They felt that it was able to provide reliable cushioning and consistent breathable coverage. Many were also impressed by its colorful façade and its various colorways. Some runners didn’t sit well with it, saying they preferred another Asics shoe over it. But this road running shoe pleased neutral runners and those who needed some mid-foot support.

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  • The Asics Gel Quantum 360 features the brand’s 360 degrees of gel cushioning in rearfoot and the forefoot. It efficiently attenuates shock during impact and delivers a smooth heel-to-toe transition.
  • This shoe features the FluidFit upper that offers multi-directional stretch mesh that adapts to the runner's foot for a customized glove-like fit
  • The Gel Quantum 360 also features the heel clutching system that has an exoskeletal structure, wrapping the heel securely and provides added support.

The Quantum 360 and its recent version, the Quantum 360 4 has a standard running shoe length. It comes in a variety of sizes and it has a medium width for all its sections. The mid-foot and forefoot areas have a medium-volume for a snug fit. It is able to accommodate different foot types.

Similar to the popular Asics Gel Cumulus 20, the shoe's outsole uses the Asics High Abrasion Rubber for exceptional durability. The high quality carbon rubber is strategically placed in high wear areas, making the shoe to last for a long period of time.

The 360 degrees rearfoot and forefoot gel cushioning covered the entire midsole that delivers unmatched shock absorption on impact and smooth heel-to-toe transition. It matches well to the shoe’s Solyte midsole that delivers added cushioning and durability. The Trusstic System offers a lightweight sole without affecting the shoe’s structural integrity.

The Asics Gel Quantum 360 has an engineered mesh that delivers lightweight breathability. The seamless upper keeps foot free from irritation and blisters. The FluidFit element that has multi-directional stretch offers a customized, glove-like fit.

Size and fit

True to size based on 497 user votes
Small (6%)
True to size (84%)
Large (10%)
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Same sizing as Asics Gel Quantum 360 5.

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Size comments

They fit great, true to size, and are so so comfortable.. - Amazon
Forefoot fit
Narrow Wide
Heel fit
Narrow Wide
Tight Roomy

How Gel Quantum 360 compares

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This shoe: £170
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This shoe: 337g
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Jens Jakob Andersen
Jens Jakob Andersen

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