Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (2023)

Below is our database of tyre tests split by tyre season and vehicle type. To read the tests just click on the test title

Best Tyre Tests

  • Best Performance Summer Tyres
  • Best Summer Tyres
  • Best All Season Tyres
  • Best UHP All Season Tyres
  • Best Winter Tyres
  • Best Winter Tyres 2

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Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (7) 2023 AZ UHP Summer Tyre Test

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The 2023 Auto Zeitung Performance Summer Tyre Test included nine of the very best UHP summer tyres in the popular 235/35 R19 tyre size, and also included the Michelin CrossClimate 2 all season / all weather tyre so show us how one of the best all season tyres compared to some of the best summer tyres. The test car was a 280bhp Ford Focus ST which will give the summer tyres a good stress test, let alone the all seasons!

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March 2023, 235/35 R19, 10 Summer Ultra High Performance tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (9) 2023 AutoBild Sports Car Summer Tyre Test

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If you've ever dreamed of seeing the Michelin Pilot Sport 5, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6, Continental SportContact 7 and Bridgestone Potenza Sport in the same test, your dreams have just been answered with the 2023 Auto Bild Sportscars Summer Tyre Test! They even included the new Falken FK520!

The German publication tested thirteen of the most popular UHP tyres in 225/40 R18 using a Toyota GR Yaris, and yes you read that right, the SportContact 7 is now available in some 18" wheel sizes!

Want to know which of the UHP titans is best overall? Read on!

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March 2023, 225/40 R18, 13 Summer Ultra High Performance tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (11) 2023 ADAC Summer Tyre Test

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (12)It's the 50th anniversary of the ADAC tyre test, and to celebrate the German automotive body have tested fifty summer tyres in the popular 205/55 R16 tyre size, and have included wear testing for every tyre!

There's a lot to unpack in this test, so we'll dive straight in! Headline notes, there are two Michelin tyres in this test, the Michelin Primacy 4+ and the energy saving Michelin e.Primacy, the Continental on test is not the new PremiumContact 7, it's the previous model, the Continental PremiumContact 6, and Continental also have the new Continental UltraContact in the test, which is meant to be a lower rolling resistance and higher mileage tyre for those who drive a lot of distance!

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February 2023, 205/55 R16, 50 Summer Premium Touring tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (13) 2023 Tyre Reviews Best Summer Tyres

In this test, we'll be finding out what the best premium touring summer tyres on the market are!

I'm going to try and keep this as condensed as I possibly can as we have 13 sets of tyres in this test including the newest and best from Continental, Michelin, Hankook, Pirelli, Bridgestone, Vredestein, Kumho, Toyo, Nankang and more! This should also be the world's first test of the Continental PremiumContact 7!

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February 2023, 205/55 R16, 13 Summer Premium Touring tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (14) 2023 Summer Tyre Market Overview

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (15)Every year it becomes harder and harder to argue that the German publication AutoBild aren't leading the tyre testing game, and once again they seem to be a huge step ahead of everyone else.

For their 2023 summer tyre test, AutoBild have started with fifty 225/45 R18 tyres, mostly ultra high performance tyres but also some touring bias rubber, and put them through a huge dry and wet braking test.

As always, the real fun will be published in the full review in a few weeks where the top twenty tyres from this test will be put through a full examination, but this braking data does give us some interesting insights.

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February 2023, 225/45 R18, 48 Summer Ultra High Performance tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (16) 2023 ACE / Gute Fahrt UHP Summer Tyre Test

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (17)The first summer tyre test of 2023 has been published, the Gute Fahrt / ACE Europe UHP tyre test in the popular 235/35 R19 size using a Golf GTI.

Unfortunately the details of the test are somewhat limited, and this isn't a test that shares any data or percentage results. Instead they use a positive or negative scoring system, which really doesn't satisfy our geeky desire for data, so this write up will be limited.

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February 2023, 235/35 R19, 7 Summer Max Performance tyres on test.

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Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (18) 2022 ViBilagare Nordic SUV Winter Tyre Test

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We're going to let the test do the talking for this one. The excellent Swedish testers at ViBilagare have tested eight SUV studless friction winter tyres, included the new Nokian Hakkapeliitta R5 SUV and Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V3 using a Volvo V40 wearing 235/55 R18 tires. Fortunately, where the tyre patterns match those in theTyre Reviews Nordic Winter Tyre Test, the results are very similar!

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October 2022, 235/55 R18, 8 Winter Premium Touring tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (20) 2022 Studded Winter Tyre Test

Sadly here at Tyre Reviews we've not had time to do a studded tyre test for 2022, but fortunately the excellent testers at the Nordic publication Vibilagare have tested eight sets of studded winter tyres to show us which of the studded tyres on the market are the best! While the test size is an SUV size (235/55 R18) and the test vehicle a Volvo XC40, these results should give you an idea of the balance between the tyres in all sizes.

As you would hope, the tyres have been tested in the dry, wet, snow and ice. Which is of course the reason studded tyres exist.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (21)

The data is interesting, and in full below, but as we saw in the Tyre Reviews Studless Winter Tyre Test there is a pretty clear inversion between the tyres which priorities wet performance, and the tyres which priorities ice performance.

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October 2022, 235/55 R18, 8 Winter Premium Touring tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (22) 2022/23 UHP All Season Tyre Test

In this mini test I compare the plus version of the best ultra high performance all season tires on the market, the Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS+, the Continental ExtremeContact DWS06 Plus, the Michelin Pilot Sport All Season 4 and the Pirelli P Zero All Season Plus in the dry, wet and snow to see which is the best tire overall! Can the current champion, the Michelin Pilot Sport All Season 4 retain it's lead? Only one way to find out!

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October 2022, 245/40 R18, 4 All Season Ultra High Performance tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (23) 2022 Sports Car UHP Winter Tyre Test

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The 2022 Auto Bild Sports Car UHP Winter Tyre Test has tested nine popular performance winter tyres in the large 245/40 R19 size using a Cupra Formenta.

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October 2022, 245/40 R19, 10 Winter Ultra High Performance tyres on test.

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Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (25) 2022 Sport Auto All Season Tyre Test

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The testing heros at Sport Auto have answered a question we've all wanted to know the answer to! Just how good are all season tyres in large wheel sizes on a performance vehicle?

To answer this, Sport Auto have tested six of the best all season tyres, and included a NAMED summer and winter tyre, the Bridgestone Potenza Sport UUHP summer tyre, and the test winning Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 winter tyre.

It's a good test.

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October 2022, 235/35 R19, 8 All Season Ultra High Performance tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (27) 2022 Auto Bild Winter Tyre Test

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Following on from thefifty six winter tyrebraking shootout, these are the top twenty winter tyres in the full Auto Bild Full Winter Tyre Test!

As with the Auto Bild All Season tyre test, Auto Bild have performed one of the best winter tyre tests of the year, and have even tested wear! Overall the results are going to cause a little confusion, as the Michelin Alpin 6 wins this test overall, after performing relatively poorly in the2022/23 Tyre Reviews Winter Tyre Test.

While the test sizes are similar, both 17" wheels, it's important to note that the Tyre Reviews test was 225/45 R17 and this test 215/55 R17. This result for the Alpin 6 is far more in line with the norm for the French winter tyre, which makes us further believe there was a problem with the tyres we tested this year. In short, there's no need to avoid the Michelin Alpin 6!

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October 2022, 215/55 R17, 22 Winter Ultra High Performance tyres on test.

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Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (29) 2022 Auto Bild SUV Winter Tyre Test

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The 2022 Auto Bild SUV tyre test has tested ten sets of performance suv winter tyres in the popular 225/45 R19 size using a BMW X1, and included a reference summer tyre so we can compare the differences.

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October 2022, 225/45 R19, 10 Winter Ultra High Performance tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (31) 2022 Auto Bild All Season Tyre Test

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Auto Bild tests are always amongst the best in the industry, and this year Auto Bild have taken things a step further. Not only did Auto Bild start with 25 all season tyres in the popular 195/55 R16 size and test them in dry and wet braking to get the best 15 for the full test below, they've also tested things Tyre Reviews was unable to test in the Tyre Reviews 2022all season tyre test, including real world fuel use, the all important wear test, and new for this year, they tracked the abrasion of the tyres to see which tyre gives off the least particulates to the environment, which is separate from projected tyre life!

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October 2022, 195/55 R16, 17 All Season Premium Touring tyres on test.

Tyre tests at Tyre Reviews (33) 2022/23 Tyre Reviews Studless Winter Tyre Test

Snow tyres, studless friction tyres, extreme winter tyres, nordic winter tyres. This category of tyre goes by many names, and they have one design goal, to be the very best on snow and ice for harsh winter climates, where studded tyres aren't appropriate, or for people who don't want studs.

To find out which is the best, Tyre Reviews has taken 7 of the most popular tyres available to both the North American and Nordic markets, and will be putting them through a full range of tests, including ice, snow, wet and dry testing to find out which is best at what. Also, to help you understand where these tyres fit in the market, I'm also including the very best of the central european and studded winter tyres, the Continental WinterContact TS870 and the studded Nokian Happapelliita 10.

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October 2022, 205/55 R16, 9 Winter Trackday and Competition tyres on test.

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What is a tyre test? ›

Tire testing and assessment services include tests for rolling resistance, energy efficiency, rolling noise and road performance (e.g. braking, handling) on various surface conditions.

Which is the best tyre brand? ›

Top 10 Best Tyre Brands in India
  • MRF Tyres. MRF is one of India's oldest tyre manufacturing enterprises, founded a year before Indian independence in 1946. ...
  • Apollo Tyres. It is one of India's most renowned and well-known tyre companies. ...
  • JK Tyres. ...
  • CEAT Tyres. ...
  • Michelin Tyres. ...
  • Bridgestone. ...
  • Continental. ...
  • Goodyear.
Jan 5, 2022

Do wider tires give better acceleration? ›

So, increasing your wheel size will decrease the driving force from your wheels which will culminate in a decrease in acceleration of said wheels. To summarise, a car's engine finds it more difficult to rotate larger wheels, making for a decrease in overall acceleration.

Do bigger wheels give better traction? ›

Larger wheels offer better traction, and because they have more rubber on the tire, this also means a better grip on the road. Larger tires are better for car cornering and handling than your regular tires. They also reduce the braking distance and improve braking overall, adding to safety.

What are the parameters of tyre testing? ›

The laboratory test machines can also measure important parameters such as durability (endurance) at high speed; tyre characteristics / force and moment; rolling resistance; noise levels; tyre stiffness; foot-printing, including dynamic; and wheel fatigue.

How do I check tyre quality? ›

An easy way to check tread depth is to insert a 20p coin into the tread grooves on the tyre. If, once the coin has been placed, you can't see the outer band on the coin, your tyres are safely within the legal limit.

Which brand of tyres last the longest? ›

Top 12 Longest Lasting Tires (In-depth Reviews)
  • General Grabber X3.
  • Longest lasting all weather tires.
  • Michelin CrossClimate2.
  • Michelin Defender LTX M/S.
  • Continental CrossContact LX25.
  • Continental TerrainContact H/T.
  • Michelin XPS Rib.
  • Michelin X-Ice Snow.
Sep 8, 2022

Which is the No 1 tyre in world? ›


What is the number 1 tire company? ›


Why does my car feel slower with new tires? ›

It's likely your old tires had very little tread depth by the time you replaced them. Tires with very little tread tend to respond quicker, because there's less tread that needs to flex during maneuvering. So, new ones might feel slightly less responsive before they're fully broken in.

Do wider tires get better gas mileage? ›

However, for freeway driving at high speeds, having larger tires can help increase the vehicle's fuel efficiency. Is this because while it is easier to get a smaller wheel and tire moving than a larger one, once moving, the engine works harder to make the smaller wheel cover the same distance as a larger one.

Are wider tires better in rain? ›

Wet condition driving — Wide tires are better for driving in wet weather since they have sipes, which help to trap and remove water from the contact surface. Narrow tires have sipes as well, but since they have a smaller surface area, they have less of them.

How do you maximize traction on a tire? ›

A few simple tricks could help improve your tires' grip and ability to perform in rough winter weather.
  1. For rear-wheel vehicles, add weight to the rear. ...
  2. Drive in tracks cleared by other vehicles. ...
  3. Get a pair of tire socks. ...
  4. Buy a pair of easy-to-install snow chains. ...
  5. Get winter tires.
Jan 30, 2017

Which tires are more important for traction? ›

Rear tires provide the vehicle stability, and if they have little tread, then stability is lost. Although new front tires will spread water and maintain traction, worn tires in the back will hydroplane and may cause the vehicle to spin out, says Tire Review.

Do wide tires hydroplane easier? ›

Wider tires have an increased risk of hydroplaning on slippery or wet surfaces, but they generally provide better grip for dry surfaces. Narrow tires will offer better traction in slippery conditions, but they are generally better for lighter vehicles such as hybrids or electric cars.

What are the 3 legal requirements relating to the tyre tread pattern? ›

Minimum tread depth

The original tread pattern must be visible in the remaining quarter. At least 1.0mm throughout a continuous band across at least 3/4 of the breadth of the tread and around the entire circumference. The original tread pattern must be visible in the remaining quarter.

What are tyre requirements? ›

Tyres need to be weather-resistant and in a position to withstand the strains and stresses encountered when driving. They are required in addition to adapt to a certain extent to any changes in the weather conditions. The chemical industry has made crucial advances here.

How often should you have your oil changed and tires rotated? ›

Most vehicle manufacturers recommend that the tires be rotated on the same schedule as oil changes. In most cases that means every 7,500 miles or six months, though some have stretched the oil-change interval to 10,000 miles, as with many Fords, Volkswagens and Toyotas.

What is the penny test for tires? ›

Tire tread is composed of several ribs. Turn the penny so that Lincoln's head points down into the tread. See if the top of his head disappears between the ribs. If it does, your tread is still above 2/32” , If you can see his entire head, it may be time to replace the tire because your tread is no longer deep enough.

How can you tell a real tyre from a fake? ›

How to spot a fake tyre
  1. Inspect the tyre itself; more often than not these fake tyre brands will try to copy the real brands but misspell the brand by one letter on the side of the tyre, check to see that all spelling is correct on the branding or worded a bit differently. ...
  2. Check the tread depth and compare online.

How many miles do tyres usually last? ›

Miles wise, you should be able to get at least 20,000 miles out of your front tyres and 40,000 for your back tyres. However, this depends on a few factors, chiefly: The quality of the tyre itself. The road conditions it's used on.

Is Pirelli better than Michelin? ›

Pirelli and Michelin both offer premium quality designs for passenger cars, SUVs, and motorcycle tires. But if we are talking about the larger catalogue of tires, Michelin is surely better. Especially in the family of touring tires where Michelin has produced a lot namely the Defender, Primacy, and Premier.

What is the number one selling tire in the United States? ›

Michelin: Best Tires Overall

One of the most popular tire brands in the U.S. and throughout the world, Michelin sells quality tires in virtually every category. From run-flat tires to summer tires to all-season tires, Michelin tops recommendation lists from consumers and industry experts alike.

Who is the best tire manufacturer in the world? ›

Michelin is the world's top tire manufacturer and leads the industry in innovation and trust. As our top Golden Wrench winner for Best Tire Brand, Michelin has a trusted track record for quality and longevity.

What tire company is owned by USA? ›

In fact, there are only two genuine American brands: Goodyear and Cooper. The largest foreign tire companies with plants in the US include Michelin, Pirelli, Continental, Bridgestone, and Yokohama.

What is the oldest tire company in America? ›

Established in 1894, Kelly Tires is the oldest American-made tire brand. Kelly Tires was founded in Springfield, Ohio as a solid-rubber carriage and buggy tire producer...

What are the top 2 tyre companies in world? ›

World's leading tyre companies 2022: Michelin and Bridgestone neck and neck for pole position. Michelin remains the world's leading tyre company by sales turnover, but Bridgestone is close behind in one of three close battles distributed across the table.

Why do my tires shake at 60 mph? ›

If your tires are worn, underinflated, or otherwise compromised, they'll lose their grip on the road and the vehicle will vibrate. The faster you go the less traction you have, and your car will also shake if it isn't balanced or aligned properly.

Why does my car shake between 50 and 60 mph? ›

When your car vibrates every time you drive at 50-70 mph, it is most likely that your wheels are out of balance. The vibrations will emanate from the steering wheel across the seat and through the vehicle's floor.

Do tires last longer if you drive slower? ›

Higher driving speeds cause more heat to build up in the rubber, breaking down the tire more quickly than at slower speeds. Similarly, taking turns at slower speeds and avoiding skidding on turns also helps the tire last longer.

What type of tire gives the best fuel mileage? ›

Let's look at the ones you can snag up in 2022.
  • Michelin Energy Saver A/S. The Michelin Energy Saver A/S is one of the most popular fuel-efficient tires on the market. ...
  • Dunlop Sport BluResponse. ...
  • Bridgestone Ecopia EP001S. ...
  • Pirelli Cinturato P7 Blue. ...
  • Michelin Energy Saver+ ...
  • Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max.
Apr 14, 2022

How long does an alignment take? ›

Under normal circumstances, a wheel alignment will take an average of one hour, whether it's a two-wheel-drive or four-wheel-drive vehicle. If there's too much wear and tear or damage on the suspension system, steering bushing, track rod, or other parts, it'll take a longer time as some components have to be replaced.

Why does gas mileage drop with new tires? ›

After installing New Tires You may experience a reduction in your Vehicle's Fuel Efficiency. The Tire Tread of the New Tire has more Rolling Resistance than Tires with Worn Tread. Rolling Resistance is the amount of energy you need to transfer to the Tires to keep the Tires moving at a consistent speed.

Is it better to have higher or lower tire pressure in rain? ›


For the best possible wet weather performance, we recommend inflating your tires to the vehicle manufacturer's recommended air pressure. This provides the best possible contact patch for your tires. In addition to wet weather traction, tire pressure also affects treadwear.

Do thicker tires ride better? ›

As a general rule, bigger wheels result in a rougher ride. Switching to a smaller wheel and a thicker tire can give you a smoother ride without any major modifications to your car. However, if you go too crazy and change your wheel size too much, it can cause some problems.

What are the disadvantages of wider tires? ›

The more friction the vehicle has with the road surface, the greater the fuel consumption. Wider tires create more friction than narrow ones, reducing fuel economy. Besides, wider wheels will be heavier and require the engine to work more to move. That's why your car will have to fill up faster than usual.

Is it okay to over inflate your tires for better traction? ›

Overinflation can cause loss of traction. Even in normal driving conditions, you are more susceptible to losing traction, spinning out or crashing. Therefore, it is even more noticeable if your tires are overinflated in winter weather. Overinflation creates a harsher ride.

At what speed do you lose traction? ›

In a heavy rain, your tires can lose all traction with the road at about 50 mph. Bald or badly worn tires will lose traction at much lower speeds.

Does higher tire pressure increase traction? ›

Over-inflated tires can lose traction because the shape of the tire actually becomes deformed by excessive air pressure, decreasing the tire's footprint on the road. Over-inflated tires can be more prone to damage -- an over-inflated tire is stiffer and may not react as expected to common road hazards like potholes.

What tires have best traction in rain and snow? ›

Top 8 Best Tires For Rain Review of 2023 [Best-Selling Versions]
  • Pirelli P4 Four Seasons Plus. Best for Overall. ...
  • Michelin Defender T + H. ...
  • Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2 H457. ...
  • Michelin Defender LTX M/S. ...
  • Goodyear Assurance All-Season. ...
  • Firestone All Season Touring. ...
  • Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus. ...
  • Nitto Neo Gen.
Aug 16, 2022

Should I put bigger tires in the front or back? ›

While it's fine to put narrower tyres on the front and wider on the back, it's pointless to put wider tyres on just one side of the car. This would change the weight balance and would mean one side of the vehicle would grip differently to the road when braking. It would change the cornering dynamic, too.

Is it better to have more traction on the front or back? ›

Tires wear faster on the front of the car. Having good traction in the front of the car is more important than having good traction in the rear of the car.

What type of cars hydroplane the most? ›

All-wheel drive vehicles are more likely to hydroplane than two-wheel drive vehicles, because their computerized differentials may shift power from the front to the rear tires, creating a hydroplaning situation. Heavy vehicles are less prone to hydroplaning.

What is the slowest speed a car can hydroplane? ›


Depending on the tires' tread depth and design, along with the amount of water on the road, hydroplaning can occur at speeds as low as 35 mph.

Which tires are more likely to hydroplane? ›

Tires with low to worn-out tread are more likely to lose traction and hydroplane in wet conditions than tires with more tread. Even the best tires on the road offer little resistance to hydroplaning when their tread is worn down to 4 to 2/32nd of an inch.

What is the tyre test in f1? ›

It has carried out a similar test in previous years. Each team has an allocation of 30 sets of tyres (120 in total), chosen from a pool of 35 sets of slicks in a range of six compounds from the hardest C0 to softest C5, as well as two intermediate sets and two wets in the unlikely event of rain.

Why do police check tyres? ›

Any vehicle found to have a tread depth close to or under the legal limit (1.6mm) are left a ticket explaining the reason why tread is used on tyres to gain grip in the wet as well as informing the driver of which wheel they have spotted as being defective.

Why is it important to check your tyres? ›

Alternatively, get your tyres checked professionally. Underinflated tyres can lead to overheating, poor handling and even – in extreme cases – a blowout. Make a note to regularly check that your tyres are inflated to the correct pressure.

Why should I check my tyres? ›

Tyres generally lose up to two pounds of air per month. This leads to your tyres quickly becoming under-inflated if you don't keep an eye on them, making it crucial to perform a tyre pressure check once a month.

What is the hardest tyre in F1? ›

These are known as C0 to C5, with the 'C' standing for 'compound'. Last year's C1 tire has become the C0 for 2023. This is the hardest tire in the range, which will be nominated for the circuits that take the most energy out of the tires.

How long is the F1 TYRE test? ›

The session was largely dedicated to 2023 Formula 1 tyre testing, hence it was expanded to 90 minutes.

How heavy is an F1 tire? ›

Excluding the wheel rims, the front and rear tyres weigh 9.5kg and 11.5kg respectively – about 1.5 times the weight of a bowling ball.

Can police fine you for tyres? ›

If you are stopped by the police and you are not en route to having them replaced, you're driving with illegal tyres and they can issue a fine.

At what point are tyres illegal? ›

Tyre tread depth has to be above 1.6mm to be legal. This must be the case for the middle three quarters of the tyre.

Why do police Touch car before checking? ›

By doing so, they ensure that the trunk is closed and that no one will jump out of it. But the action goes one step further: it is meant to ensure the officer's own safety. Touching the trunk in a defined area leaves their fingerprints on the car. If they were to be attacked, the vehicle could be linked with the crime.

How many miles will 3mm tread last? ›

The average tyre with 3mm of tread can expect around 10,000-15,000 miles before needing replaced. Make sure to check your tyres regularly though.

What should your tread depth be? ›

The U.S. Department of Transportation recommends replacing tires when they reach 2/32”, and many states legally require tires to be replaced at this depth.

When should I replace my tire tread depth? ›

Check For Tread Depth

To meet legal safety standards in the U.S., a tire's tread needs to be at least 2/32” deep. If the tires do not meet the 2/32” standard or are approaching not meeting it, you should replace your tires. When replacing tires, it's important to select the right tire size for your vehicle.

How often should tyres be replaced? ›

On average, most tyres are sufficient to drive for around 20,000 to 30,000 miles. Tyres that are ten years' old should be replaced to ensure your car is safe to drive. You can find out when your tyres were produced by reading the markings on the sidewall of the tyre.

How often should you fill air in your tires? ›

A good rule of thumb to remember is that your tires lose about one PSI every month after you fill them, so checking every month can help you to ensure that they are always inflated to the proper pressure.

What pressure should my tyres be? ›

Most passenger cars have a recommended PSI between 31 and 35 when the tyres are cold. But with so many different types of vehicles and tyre options you should always refer to your vehicle handbook for the required tyre pressure.


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