Model
FuelCell Propel

Weight
9 oz. (255 gr.)

Heel Drop
9

List Price
110 US$

Summary

The New Balance FuelCell Propel is a versatile shoe that can handle long distance runs and speed work. It is well-cushioned, which makes it an ounce heavier than the Rebel and not as soft as New Balance’s Fresh Foam line.

The shoe can handle wet weather and drains well. Initially, the shoe can be a bit stiff once you first purchase it but it breaks in well.

In the midsole, you will find FuelCell that runs the entire length of the shoe. This helps to improve your performance by absorbing shock. It is also soft, responsive, and provides a smooth heel to toe transition.

The upper is made with open mesh that is lightweight and breathable. A single overlay can limit some expansion in the toe box but many runners don’t notice.

The outsole of the FuelCell Propel is NDurance, which is a solid rubber to protect the base of the shoe. Also, on the outsole, are flex grooves to aid you in through the gait cycle. Three lugs on the outsole are on the forefoot, heel, and outer edge for good traction.

Who is it for?

The New Balance FuelCell Propel performs best in the nine to 14-mile range. It is a versatile shoe that has a thicker stretch in the midfoot for some support. Once you put the shoe on, the sock liner provides a smooth feeling for comfort. Overall, these are a versatile shoe that provides good energy return.

Recommended reviews

Expert score
8/10

New Balance Fresh Foam 1080v10 Review

The New Balance 1080v10 is a high mileage neutral trainer designed for runners ... (Read expert review)
Expert score
9/10

New Balance 1500v6 Review

The New Balance 1500 v6 is great shoe for someone who wants something fast ... (Read expert review)
Expert score
10/10

Asics Gel Nimbus 22 Review

The ASICS Gel Nimbus 22 is hands down my favorite running shoe. The ASICS Gel ... (Read expert review)
Expert score
8/10

New Balance Fresh Foam Beacon v2 Review

The Fresh Foam Beacon v2 is a great option in the lightweight cushioning ... (Read expert review)
Expert score
9/10

Brooks Ghost 12 Review

The Brooks Ghost 12 is reliable as ever as a daily trainer and long-run shoe ... (Read expert review)
Expert score
7/10

Hoka One One Carbon X Review

The Hoka One One Carbon X is a new carbon plate shoe that can be used for both ... (Read expert review)

This web site uses cookies. Click Accept to continue. Review Our Cookie Policy

On these and other websites owned by RSG Media BV we use cookies and other similar techniques.

We place and use different types of cookies for the following purposes:

Functional cookies:
To make our websites work as intended.

Analytical cookies:
To collect and analyze statistics to improve the experience on our websites and the effectiveness of advertisements.

Tracking cookies:
To build personal profiles of you so that we can show you targeted content and advertisements that match your interests.

Social cookies:
To allow you to share your reaction through 'likes' or commentary.

In addition, third parties (which are partly outside the EU) can place cookies on our websites, including tracking cookies that can also be used to build up a profile of you. Tracking cookies may have an impact on your privacy.

By giving your consent below, you agree that we place and read cookies on all our websites (see this overview) and combine these collected data.

Your consent remains valid for 6 months unless you withdraw it.

Close