Verdict from +100 user reviews

6 reasons to buy

  • The New Balance 4040 v3 baseball cleat is comfortable, indicates the majority of reviewers. 
  • A significant number of shoppers appreciate the New Balance pair's stylish look. 
  • This baseball shoe has a great fit, discloses several wearers. 
  • This NB 4040 model is lightweight, shares a number of reviewers. 
  • A few shoppers love this baseball cleat’s budget-friendly price tag. 
  • A couple of users appreciate the traction on this metal baseball shoe.

2 reasons not to buy

  • Several purchasers claim that the shoe causes blisters on the heel. 
  • Multiple critics state that the New Balance shoe's toe area wears down easily. 

Bottom line

The New Balance 4040 v3 baseball cleat is not playing around. Backed by data, this cleat has been built for lightweight comfort in the pitch. Not just infused with innovative technologies like Fantom fit and Revlite technology, this cleat did not slack off in terms of fashion, as well.

The cherry on top is this baseball cleat’s budget-friendly price tag. Overall, if you’re looking for a metal baseball shoe that seems to have it all, this model is worth a look.

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Good to know

The data-driven New Balance 4040 v3 baseball cleat is built for performance. The Fantom fit upper of this baseball cleat has been created for a lightweight and supportive fit. This element is made by combining a synthetic mesh with a thicker and supportive layer. This setup gives way to a no-sew upper that targets areas that need additional support. 

A central lacing system acts as this baseball cleat’s closing system. Not only that, but this feature also allows for fit customization while it locks the foot in place. An extra pair of lace holes gives way to more stability. 

The midsole of this baseball is made from a full-length Revlite element. This cushioning system has been designed to deliver similar responsiveness and durability of NB foams that are 30% heavier. As it maintains a lightweight feel, it also ensures the stability of the standard foams. 

An eight-configuration stud setup is designed to deliver maximum traction as well as responsiveness in the diamond. The forefoot has five spikes while the heel area has three.

The New Balance 4040 v3 has a traditional lacing system as its closure system as it locks the foot in place. Additionally, this feature also serves as a fit customization tool.

A Fantomfit upper is used for the New Balance 4040 v3 baseball cleat. Skeletally-engineered, this lightweight element is made through fusing synthetic mesh with a thicker, supportive layer. The no-sew process targets key areas for support to keep a lightweight as well as a breathable feel.

A full-length Revlite midsole acts as this NB model’s cushioning system. This foam material delivers the same durability and responsiveness of NB foams that are 30% heavier. This innovation gives way to a more lightweight ride without compromising stability.

The outsole of baseball cleats carries an eight-metal spike configuration. The forefoot area has five studs while the heel area has three. This setup is designed to deliver traction and stability in the diamond.

The New Balance 4040 v3 baseball cleat is available in several colorways including: 

  • Black/ Blue 
  • Grey/ White 
  • Black/ Red 
  • Navy/ White 
  • Black/ Black
  • Black/ Camo 
  • Red/ White
  • White/ Black
  • Black/ Orange 
  • Black/ White 
  • Black/ Yellow
  • Royal Blue/ White 
  • White/ Green

  • A TPU version of this New Balance model  has been made available by the brand.

How 4040 v3 compares

This shoe: 81
All shoes average: 79
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This shoe: £100
All shoes average: £80
£40 £130