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Good value tyre, running okay but a bit high noise
Bought 4 of this tyre (buy 3 get 4th free) from Bob Jane T-mart to replace factory original bridgestone ER370 for my honda Jazz. Not bad tyre, running well for both dry and wet conditions. But a bit higher noise on the highway. But overall a good value for budget tyre if you can secure the deal for buy 4 only pay 3.
These tyres seem to grip really well and have been reliable on our CX5. We did have a puncture due to a screw becoming embedded but that was cost effective to replace and not a problem. Good on steep driveways and hills, even in the wet. Nice and smooth without too much noise on the highway.
Fair tyres - would have preferred another brand.
My Hyundai Accent needed new tyres and due to the size, I was limited in the choice of brand and there was a buy 3, get 1 free offer. I had the 4 new tyres fitted just before Christmas by Bob Jane T-Mart (who did a great job and were a pleasure to deal with but I'll save that for another review). They do seem to be a bit more noisy compared to the original Khumo tyres but there isn't much I can do about that now. It remains to be seen how quickly they will wear. There has been a bit of rain around lately and they feel pretty secure on the road. My husband's Mazda has Michelin tyres and I prefer the road feel of them but they didn't fit my car.
Excellent Wet Weather Performance - Poor Durability & Very Expensive
Great wet weather performance and I've never had them aquaplane on me even in torrential rain at 110km/h, relatively quiet and a comfortable ride.
The down side of these tyres is they are made of a very soft compound which is easily damaged - I'll explain;
One of my tires mounted a gutter and consequently had a massive chunk taken out of it's side wall (this was not a sharp or larger gutter and the tyre only was about 6 months old with about 15,000kms on it at the time).
Toyota politely informed me at my 40,000km service that all four ...tyres were completely bald and in their words "Illegal" and had to be replaced ASAP. If that wasn't shocking enough that these tyres wore out so quickly at only 40,000kms on a Toyota Yaris! A lightweight naturally aspirated vehicle well the pièce de résistance was the fact that I was quoted the industry standard price of Ecopia Ep25s at no less than $201 per tyre - That's $804 for all four tyres and add to that a $74 tyre fitment and rotation fee on my just serviced vehicle.
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