Nike Vomero 15 vs 14: Should I upgrade? 

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 15 Upper

The most prominent updates featured by the Air Zoom Vomero 15 are the new ZoomX midsole, re-engineered upper, and added rubber on the outsole. Here are some of the experts' thoughts on these changes: 

What got better

  • Plusher wrap 
  • Stable ride 
  • Better grip 

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 15 Midsole

What got worse

  • Stiffer underfoot feel 
  • Less in-shoe ventilation 

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 15 Insole

To cut to the chase, only upgrade to the Vomero 15 if you want a softer version of the Vomero 14's upper with a better heel lock. If you're looking for daily trainers with better cushioning, the more fitting options are the ASICS GlideRide and the Saucony Endorphin Shift.

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 15 Laces

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 15: What is it for? 

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 15 Collar

The Vomeros are generally designed as cushioned daily running shoes and the series' 15th iteration does just that. With its durable outsole, you can make it a part of your shoe rotation for recovery runs and other mellow runs. 

Nike Air Zoom Vomero 15 Outsole

Facts / Specs

Terrain: Road
Weight: Men 295g
Drop: Men 10mm
Arch support: Neutral
Update: Nike Air Zoom Vomero 16
Forefoot height: Men 22mm
Heel height: Men 32mm

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