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84 / 100 based on 10 expert reviews
I like this shoe a whole lot.
The Drive 4 is about what you would expect from a sneaker at this price.
Overall, the Drive 4 is a decent, serviceable shoe — nothing except traction really stands out, yet the shoe is good for players at all positions.
The UA Drive 4 has it all
I actually like them more than the SC 3Zeros.
I think looking at UA’s Clutchfit Drive 3 or 2 would be best if you’re looking for versatility from Under Armour.
The Under Armour Drive 4 has the Micro G technology just below the heel to energize the wearer’s every step. The upper of this shoe is made of lightweight and breathable mesh, and the outsole if made of thick rubber that features a generously spaced out herringbone pattern.
Cushion. The midsole of the Drive 4 is predominantly made of EVA. Right below the heel, it has the famed Micro G technology that effectively energizes crossovers and other similar footwork.
This shoe also has an EVA insole that contributes to the wearer’s overall experience of comfort.
Traction. The outsole of the UA Drive 4 is made of rubber that is purposely made thicker so that it can withstand the pressures of relatively harsh outdoor courts. The herringbone pattern is generously spaced out, so the problem of having dust in between the ridges will be a thing of the past.
Length and Width. While this shoe is advertised as true to size, several wearers report that this shoe runs small. Those who are planning to buy the Under Armour Drive 4 are advised to go at least half a size up.
Lockdown. The Drive 4 from Under Armour basically has everything that a basketball player needs to keep their foot movements stable. It has a fairly supportive heel counter that keeps the foot from slipping. It also has sturdy laces that keep the foot in place even when the wearer is aggressively moving. The security that the lacing system provides is further enhanced by the shoe’s reinforced lace loops. On the sidewalls, this shoe has shank wraps that provide a more locked-in feel.
The upper of this shoe is made of lightweight and breathable mesh. It has a full-length cleatie construction, and it relies on its molded ankle collar and external heel counter for structure and extended support.
The insides of the shoe has die-cut EVA to make sure of the wearer’s experience of padded comfort.
More than just a good performer, the Under Armour Drive 4 is quite a stunner as well. Several wearers talk about how attractive it is even off the court. Its high-top goodness gives it this appeal that resonate well with those who love street-style fashion.
A carved out window in the midsole provides a glimpse of the Micro G that’s in it.