New Balance® FuelCell Propel V4

The expected release date for the New Balance FuelCell Propel V4 is on September 14, 2023.

The New Balance FuelCell Propel V4 will have the following main updates:

  • The New Balance FuelCell Propel V4 will give you the fastest and most enjoyable ride in any running shoe.
  • It will offer a much more comfortable fit with a roomy toe box and a secure heel fit.
  • There will be breathable uppers that are lightweight and flexible to mold to your feet,
  • The outsole will have an improved rubber tread for much more reliable traction.
  • As for comfort, you can look forward to similar cushioning features and a few small improvements.

Previous model of the FuelCell Propel:
The New Balance FuelCell Propel V3 release date was on September 1, 2021.

Latest Version of the New Balance FuelCell Propel


New Balance FuelCell Propel



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the New Balance FuelCell Propel V4 will be $100.
  • You can look for entry specials with the release of the new shoe model.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The New Balance FuelCell Propel V4 will offer excellent neutral pronation support and comfort.
  • It will be ideal for normal to high arches, with a slightly flexible sole.


  • Ideally suited for road running.
  • I would not recommend the New Balance FuelCell Propel V4 for outdoor trails.


  • The New Balance FuelCell Propel V4 will be the perfect all-around running shoe for speedrunning and long distances.
  • It will be reliable and durable enough for marathon running and even comfortable enough for daily jogging.


  • The New Balance FuelCell Propel V4 will be an impressively durable running shoe.
  • It will be able to waistband long distances and marathon running on roads mostly.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The fit will be a medium to wide fit that will be comfortable and secure.
  • The forefoot will allow for plenty of toe room, while the heel will offer a more snug grip.
  • You should be able to choose from wider widths.


  • The Weight for the gents will be 262 grams.
  • For the ladies, it will weigh around 200 grams, which is much lighter.

Elevation of the New Balance FuelCell Propel V4

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a heel height of 27 mm.
  • The heel height will provide good cushioning and stability.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot height will be 21 mm.
  • The forefoot will likewise be thick and cushioning.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • All in all, this will leave us with a heel-to-toe drop of 6 mm.
  • Quite a low heel-to-toe drop and is ideal for neutral running shoes.

Components of the New Balance FuelCell Propel V4


  • The outsole will be a high traction rubber with a slight flex.
  • The outsole and sole unit will be perfect for a heel, forefoot, and midfoot strike.


  • There will be FuelCell cushioning and shock absorbency that is springy and very energizing.;
  • The new design midsole will be improved for performance and to be more lightweight.
  • There will also be the trusted comfort-cushioned insole.


  • The uppers will be super breathable and flexible with a streamlined fit.
  • The enhanced tongue and collar will provide a more lightweight and accommodating fit.
  • There will also be a seamless design to prevent friction and irritation.
  • You can further look forward to some new color ranges.

New Balance® FuelCell Propel vs. 1080


New Balance FuelCell Propel V4

About the Author

David Alegeta

David is a long-distance hiker, a writer and an editor whose favorite topics include backpacking and trail running. He is an adventure athlete who covered over 20,000 miles. He frequently speaks to groups about the benefits of proper footwear and has written numerous articles on this subject. He lives in Dallas, Texas with his family.