Saucony Xodus 12

The expected release date for the Saucony Xodus 12 is November 01, 2023.

The Saucony Xodus 12 will have the following main updates:

  • The new Saucony Xodus 12 will be quite a versatile trail shoe with excellent stability.
  • It will easily adapt to most environments and perform in technical terrains and more tamed surfaces.
  • The outsole will have an improved protective design.
  • The shoe will offer improved stability features and good underfoot cushioning,
  • With a roomy toe box design, the fit will be more secure to protect your ankles.

Previous model of the Xodus:
The Saucony Xodus 11 release date was on November 1, 2021.

Latest Version of the Saucony Xodus


Saucony Xodus



  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Saucony Xodus 12 will be $105.
  • There will not be much increase in the price of the new Saucony Xodus 12.
  • Prices may also vary according to specific retailers.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The new Xodus will be a neutral trail shoe for neutral support.
  • It will be suitable for a high or normal arch type.
  • The heavy-duty design will be suitable for heavy and big guys.


  • The new model will be a trail shoe.
  • It will be suitable for on and off-trail and snow conditions.


  • The shoe will ideally be a trail running shoe.
  • You will be able to use it for hikes, trail running, or jogging, however.


  • As a trail shoe, it will be durable.
  • The shoe will have reinforcements and additions, making it more durable in all weather conditions.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The fit will be regular with a very wide toe box.
  • It will not be available in different width options, unfortunately.


  • The men’s model will weigh 337 grams.
  • The women’s model will weigh slightly less, estimated at around 292 grams.

Elevation of the Saucony Xodus 12

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a heel height of 31.5 mm.
  • The higher heel will help with stability on uneven surfaces.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The forefoot height will be 27.5 mm.
  • The forefoot will offer good stability.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be a 4mm heel-to-toe drop.
  • The drop will be ideal for trails and much more stable.

Components of the Saucony Xodus 12


  • The sole will consist of a very durable and improved rubber.
  • The tread will have aggressive 5mm, multi-directional lugs.
  • PWRTRAC rubber will be used, which gives much better traction and control for trail surfaces.


  • There will be a PWRRUN midsole with comfortable cushioning.
  • A Rock Plate will be improved and added for protection against punctures.
  • The midsole will give a more full suspension feel.


  • The Xodus 12 will have improved uppers that will be much more durable and breathable.
  • The uppers will offer water resistance. However, they will not be fully waterproof.
  • There may be some new colors and designs available.

Saucony® Xodus vs. New Balance® Fresh Foam V1


Saucony Xodus 12

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.