Our verdict


With its lightweight, supportive, stable, and durable features, the Merrell Range AC+ combines casual athletic styling with pure right-off-the-box comfort that makes it pretty amazing kicks. Despite the frustrating laces and upper fabric, many wearers agree that the pros greatly outweigh the cons.


  • Soft and stretchy fabric
  • No break-in period
  • Ample support
  • Lightweight
  • Sturdy
  • Durable
  • Modern casual styling
  • Versatile


  • Laces won't stay tied
  • Upper holds sock up and down

Who should buy the Merrell Range AC+

This Merrell sneaker is a good match for you if:

  • You want a lightweight shoe that provides all-day comfort
  • You are after a sneaker with back pull tabs which allow easy on and off access

Merrell Range AC+ Logo

Style of the Merrell Range AC+

Merrell Range AC+ shoes have an easy, sporty look that’s perfect for everyday living. Take these with you to the gym and pair with sweatpants or gym shorts and a plain tee. For errands or trips around town, match with jeans and a long-sleeved knitted top. Hiking trips might entail some shorts, plain tee, and a plaid shirt on top.

Merrell Range AC+ Midsole

The sneakers come in many colors ranging from dark and understated to bright and fresh. We’re sure you’ll find one that’s perfect for you.

Merrell Range AC+ Laces

Notable Features

Merrell Range AC+ Toebox

Merrell Range AC+ shoes can handle all your adventure needs. The 3D stretch knit uppers adapt to the shape of your feet which provides comfortable wear. The contoured insoles feature Kinetic Fit Base technology that gives flexible support, while the outsoles have an M Select GRIP that provides you exceptional traction and grip when you need it.

Merrell Range AC+ Outsole

The Air Cushion+ midsoles give heel-to-toe comfort and cushioning. 

History of the Merrell Range AC+

Merrell is a trusted shoe manufacturer with a focus on the outdoors. Since the establishment of the company in 1981, the brand has been known for its no-compromise-on-quality stance. A Merrell shoe is one that has been painstakingly manufactured and designed to be durable while providing unceasing comfort to the wearer.

Merrell Range AC+ Heel

The newest line to come out from the Merrell lifestyle division is the Range collection which looks to be another winner in terms of public reception. The shoes in this series, such as the Merrell Range Laceless AC+, Merrell Range Slide AC+, Merrell Solo AC+, and Merrell Range AC+, are used for any adventure you might be on. One shoe that covers all bases. These kicks are made tough and ready to be taken with you on any travel journey you have planned.

Merrell Range AC+ Collar

One defining feature of the Range AC+ series is the Air Cushioning system that all of the shoes contain. The Air Cushion+ tech provides exceptional heel-to-toe comfort without the heavy weight. And indeed, one often commended characteristic of Range shoes is how light each weighs.

Merrell Range AC+ Insole