Our verdict


The RS-X3 is where PUMA takes its RS cushioning to another level. It flaunts multilayered materials and colors on the upper, creating a more striking and modern sneaker style. With its premium construction and remarkable comfort in a budget-friendly price range, this shoe is worth adding to any sneaker collection.


  • Comfortable
  • Neck-breaking futuristic style
  • Premium materials
  • Highly recommended
  • Durable
  • Well-ventilated
  • Affordable


  • A bit tight forefoot

Who should buy the PUMA RS-X3

  • Users who are looking for footwear that fuses retro and futuristic style
  • Buyers in search of a comfy pair without ruining their budget
  • Fans who wish to add another premium pair to their collection

PUMA RS-X3 collar logo

Who should NOT buy it

Its forefoot feels narrow, which can be uncomfy for wide-feet users. If you're one of them, better check our wide sneakers collection for your second option.  

PUMA RS-X3 Jumping Cat heel

PUMA RS-X3: Bold in style and comfort

The PUMA RS-X3 flaunts a chunky profile that stands out for its multicolored upper made of multilayered materials. The bold lines on the upper and recognizable color combinations enhance the stylish charm while retaining all the comfortable silhouettes.

PUMA RS-X3 laces

To make it bolder, PUMA offers this model in various color combinations. The most popular hues of PUMA RS-X3 are glacier grey, black, red, and tan/burgundy/blue.

PUMA RS-X3 multilayered upper

Ventilation will never be a problem

A perfect summer sneaker, this shoe keeps the feet dry and comfy with its mesh upper. It lets air freely pass through in and out of the sneaker. 

PUMA RS-X3 toe box

Reliable protection from impact 

The RS cushioning on the midsole delivers adequate impact protection, while its removable insole provides added comfort to its wearers. The brand also inserted ample cushioning on the collar making it more supportive and comfortable.

PUMA RS-X3 cushy tongue

Long-lasting traction

Swinging underfoot is the renowned PUMA RS-X3's rubber outsole. This feature delivers dependable traction on different kinds of surfaces.

PUMA RS-X3 outsole traction

The origin of RS technology

The PUMA Running System technology, dubbed PUMA RS, was unveiled in the 80s. This technology was inserted in the midsole, designed to provide compelling shock-absorbing detail. This mechanism also delivers ample support in strategic areas of the foot.

PUMA RS-X3 Midsole

Over the years, PUMA has launched numerous silhouettes using RS cushioning technology. From the performance, PUMA seamlessly turned this technology into a lifestyle sneaker essential. The brand re-launched several running track iterations and transformed them into casual footwear. 

PUMA RS-X3 RS outsole