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Asics Gel Quantum 180 shoes are the perfect choice for anyone who wants to feel like they are walking on clouds.

These shoes are designed to provide maximum comfort and support for your feet, whether walking on concrete, grass, or light trails.

They also look stylish and sleek, with various colours and designs.

But how do they fit? And are they worth buying? 

In this article, we will answer some of the most common questions about the Asics Gel Quantum 180 sneakers, such as:

  • Do they run true to size?
  • What are the pros and cons?
  • What size should you get for narrow, medium, or wide feet?
  • How can you clean them?
  • And what if you have two different size feet?

We’ll also tell you why the Asics Gel Quantum 180 are among the best walking shoes we recommend in our walking shoe guide. 

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Are Asics Gel Quantum 180 true to size?

The Asics Gel Quantum 180 fit is true to size and feels snug on your feet. The toe box is tight, which makes it tricky to put the shoe on, and it will need some time to break in. Or, you can wear thinner socks and loosen the laces instead of sizing up if you have wide or flat feet.

Before buying the Asics Gel Quantum 180, here are some things to think about

Pros:Cons: 
The upper is flexible and easy to put on.Laces are short and hard to tie. 
Very light on foot. Little padding around the heel.
GEL™ technology midsole provides soft cushioning.Not waterproof

Editor: I don’t like the thick tongue; it’s hard to tie the laces properly. But it’s an easy sneaker to clean because of the leather and mesh upper. 

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What size should you get? 

If you wear the Asics Gel Quantum 180 for casual wear, I recommend going true to size as you would for other sneakers. 

Narrow Feet

Although you may feel like they run big for narrow feet, you should get your normal size and tighten the laces slightly.

Medium Feet

Medium-width feet, the Asics Gel Quantum 180 trainers will fit snugly on your feet; it’s best to loosen the laces slightly for the best fit. 

Wide Feet

They are half a size up for wide feet, suggesting you get a half size up. 

If the sneaker feels too tight, remove the insole and wear them without. You do lose comfort, so pick your socks wisely. 

Extra tips for wide feet 

  • If you have wide feet, the widest part of your foot will likely be pressed against the toe box. Wear thinner socks; I found this helps a lot. 
  • Using a long shoe horn to comfortably put the shoes on causes less soreness to fingers as no heel pull is attached.
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How to clean Asics Gel Quantum 180?

The Asics Gel Quantum 180 is made with a mesh and leather upper. To clean, sneaker wipes with a textured side are best to get all the dirt off. 

Discover the best way to clean the trainer’s cleaning video. 

To keep the Asics Gel Quantum 180 fresh, place them in freezer bags (which keep dust away) and insert shoe trees inside (maintain shape)

What to do if you have two different size feet?

Having different-sized feet is normal, and if the difference in size is small, you should:

  • Choose the larger size if feet are between sizes or if one foot is bigger. 
  • Wear thinner or thicker socks, depending on the difference in size. 
  • Measure in the late afternoon when feet are largest due to swelling.
  • Loosen laces if the shoes become tight.
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Final Verdict:

  • Reasonably priced for casual everyday walking shoes. 
  • Good selection of colours to pick from. 
  • Mesh and leather used on the upper are easy to clean. Use sneaker wipes to clean.

Asics Gel Quantum 180 FAQ

What are Asics Gel Quantum 180 good for?


The Asics Gel Quantum 180 are reliable and comfortable shoes for running and walking on pavements. They support and stabilise your feet with a wide base and reduce the risk of ankle injuries. They also have a comfortable, flexible, and breathable upper. You can enjoy these shoes for jogging, walking, or casual wear.

Is Asics Gel Quantum 180 a running shoe?


Yes, the Asics Gel Quantum 180 is a running shoe for road running and walking on concrete. It has a narrow base helps push the runner forward, an upper that fits snug on the foot, and flex tread grooves on the outsole that help runners stay balanced.

Are ASICS good for walking on concrete?


Asics shoes are great for walking and standing on concrete all day. They have an engineered mesh upper, GEL® technology and ORTHOLITE™ lasting. These features provide fit, breathability, cushioning, shock absorption, comfort and durability. Asics shoes can protect your feet from the hard concrete surface.

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