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).