Bridgestone wins Choice Magazine Tyre Test

Bridgestone Turanza named top car tyre in Australia

Bridgestone wins Choice Magazine Tyre Test

Choice Magazine has put to the test some of Australia’s most popular car tyres with Bridgestone coming out on top.

The highly-respected consumer magazine compared tyres from eighteen different manufacturers.

All of the tyres tested were 215/60R16’s and prices ranged from the $109rrp (recommended retail price) Ovation Eco Vision VI-682 and Bob Jane All Rounder Plus With Silica to the $220rrp Continental ContiComfortContact CC5.

Other tyres put to the test included:

  • Dunlop Enasave EC300+
  • Falken Ziex ZE914 Ecorun
  • Firestone TZ700
  • GoodYear Assurance TripleMax
  • GT Radial Champiro FE1
  • Hankook Optimo H426
  • Kumho Ecowing ES01 KH27
  • Maxxis Victra 511
  • Michelin Energy XM2
  • Nexen Classe Premiere CP661
  • Pirelli Cinturato P7
  • Toyo Nano Energy 3
  • Vitora Citylife
  • Yokohama BluEarth AE01

Choice Magazine telling us they wanted to find out which tyres proved the best overall from a series of braking and turning tests and to see which tyres roll the best overall.

And the winner is…Bridgestone Turanza T001.

The Bridgestone product, which has a $159rrp, beat home the Kumho Ecowing KH27 for the top honours.

You can check out the full results at the Choice Magazine website (subscription required).

About Kate Richards 683 Articles
Kate has always had an interest in writing and cars and now as a key member of the Behind the Wheel website team she gets to spend her days consumed by both. Aside from being a contributor and an editor at Behind the Wheel, Kate enjoys driving her Lancer EVO and walking her beloved dog, Max!

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