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Nike P-6000 Review


You have probably seen the Nike P-6000 on someone’s feet, loved it, and still wondered why Nike released this lovely retro shoe and never bothered to make noise about it. My point is that the sneaker community has been late on the Nike P-6000. Though it was released on March 7, 2019, it has taken them a long time to realize how great this sneaker is. I knew about the Nike P 6000 two years ago. I have loved them and have two pairs to my connection.

Nike P 6000 has a Retro style of the early 2000s. It is a Y2K-inspired running shoe, something brands like New Balance, Puma Asics, and others are fond of doing. Examples of popular Y2K-inspired shoes are the New Balance 530, Asics Kayano 14, Gel 1130, Adidas Orketro, Puma Velophosis, Mizuno Wave Rider 10, and Salomon ACS Pro. Nike has the Nike Vomero 5 and Nike Spiridon Cage 2.

The Nike P 6000 is a great model that has significantly gone under the radar. It is less popular than the Vomero 5 despite having an interesting background. Interestingly, the Nike P-6000 is inspired by the 2006 Nike Air Pegasus.

With its premium Retro style, the Nike P-6000 fetches $120, making it cheaper than the Vomero 5. 

 Interestingly, the Nike P-6000 is inspired by the 2006 Nike Air Pegasus.its premium Retro style.


   Nike P-6000 Upper Design, Fitting and Comfort

         Nike P6000 Upper min


Nike P-6000 upper is made of breathable and padded mesh reinforced with vertical and horizontal synthetic leather overlays on lateral and medial sides, which also help create a unique Retro Design. The small swoosh on the toe box and medial and lateral sides pop up nicely. The back and mudguard have some suede, while the tongue is meshed. The padding in the tongue heel and ankle collar is generous. The lacing system is also stylish.

Most importantly, the styling is exceptional. I’d say the Nike P-6000 outdoes the Nike Dunk or Nike Blazer in style and comfort, particularly cushioning. Still, the fitting is not true to size if you are not narrow-footed because the toe box is narrow. I suggest you go half size up to ensure your pair of Nike P 6000 fits well.

Overall, the upper is exceptionally comfortable and breathable and triggers the 2000s vibes. 

                     P6000 lace unit min


        Nike P-6000 Midsole, Comfort and Performance

                   Nike P 6000 midsole min


The midsole comprises a considerably beefy foam that offers cushy cushioning for all-day walking. The outsole rubber

Nike Vomero 5 is slightly more comfortable than the Nike P-6000 because of the superior zoom cushioning. But it is wise to save $40 by buying a P-6000 rather than a Vomero 5 since you will get almost similar comfort. 

         Nike P6000 outsole min


    What is Nike P-6000 for?

         Nike P6000 Pair min


I have turned to a Nike P-6000. I am in the second pair and considering two more since I am unsure if Nike plans to release its new iteration. Besides, I use my pair primarily as everyday wear regardless of season. It matches every casual outfit.

Besides, the Nike P 6000 has a robust midsole rubber for handling a variety of terrain. Hence, you can go with it everywhere.


Is Nike P6000 Good For Running?

I have taken The Nike P-6000 out of the run, and it rides comfortably and somewhat firm. I can do well at slow to moderate short runs. However, these are beautiful Retro-style shoes, so I have confined my two pairs of P6000 to casual wear. 


     What to Expect from Nike P-6000

          Nike P6000 heel min


  • It is a neutral shoe
  • Cool Retro-style
  • Comfort
  • Stability
  • Colorways variety
  • Slightly narrow toe box (Go a half size up)
  • Durability
  • Fair Price



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Reviewed by Herbert McCollum

Herbert, from Texas, has a passion for fitness and eyes for footwear. He offers a blend of real-world testing and technical expertise on shoe matters. Herbart considers performance, comfort, style, and durability in shoe reviews, offering valuable resources for casual runners and seasoned athletes.


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