Under Armour HOVR Sonic 5

The expected release date for the Under Armour HOVR Sonic 5 is on June 21, 2023.

The Under Armour HOVR Sonic 3 will have the following main updates:

  • The new model will be ideally suited to individuals who strike midfoot and forefoot, as the cushioning will be denser in these areas.
  • The shoe will ideally be for short runs and more suited to light jigging and regular wear as the cushioning will be more minimalistic and less soft under your feet.
  • The new model will be versatile enough to rather used as a daily training shoe model.
  • It will have extremely durable and breathable uppers with integrated technology right throughout the shoe.
  • There will be a comfortable lining and comfortable support features.

Latest Version of the Under Armour HOVR Sonic Shoe


Under Armour HOVR Sonic


  • The MSRP (Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price) for the Under Armour HOVR Sonic 5 will be $160
  • The Under Armour HORV Sonic 5 will be priced quite fairly.
  • You could check with a few different retailers in order to get the best price.

Arch support and pronation controlArch Support and Pronation Control

  • The Under Armour HORV Sonic 5 will ideally be suited for neutral pronation and support.
  • The support it will provide will be perfect for a normal or a higher arch type.


  • The new model will be suited for road running and most indoor terrains.
  • I would not recommend it for outdoor trails.


  • The Under Armour HORV Sonic 5 will be perfect for light jogging and running or even running on a treadmill.
  • It will also be an excellent training shoe and daily wear shoe.


  • With the new enhancements, there will be improved durability in the Under Armour HORV Sonic 5.
  • The Outsole will also offer much better resistance in the new model.

Fit and SizingFit and Sizing

  • The Fit of the new model will be comfortable, with a roomy toe box.
  • You will be able to choose from normal or wide-width options. However, there will be no narrow widths available.


  • The Under Armour HORV Sonic 5 will weigh 281 grams for the men and 232 grams for the ladies.
  • The weight will remain relatively the same and will be reasonably lightweight.

Heel HeightHeel Height

  • There will be a heel height of around 22 mm.
  • The heel height will offer lighter support.

Forefoot HeightForefoot Height

  • The Forefoot height will be around 14 mm.
  • There will be some additional cushioning and flex in the forefoot.

Heel-to-Toe DropHeel-to-Toe Drop

  • There will be an 8 mm heel-to-toe drop in the new model.
  • The hee to drop will be ideal for a training shoe model.

Components of the Under Armour HOVR Sonic 5


  • The Outsole will consist of very durable and enhanced carbon rubber.
  • There will be pods placed under the heel of the new model, as well as under strike zones, for additional durability and shock absorbency.


  • The Midsole will offer slightly denser cushioning in the midfoot and forefoot.
  • There will be a full-length EVA sock liner that will mold to the shape of your feet.


  • The uppers will be and improved strength and breathable engineered mesh.
  • There will be a secure internal heel counter to prevent ankle flexing and support your heel.


Under Armour HOVR Sonic 5

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.