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Hankook Optimo K415

Hankook Optimo K415

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    4.5 (18)
  • Value for Money
    4.3 (18)
  • Noise Level
    4.1 (17)
  • Wet Weather Handling
    4.3 (16)
  • Durability
    4.4 (17)
  • Dry Weather Handling
    4.4 (16)
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Holinger
HolingerGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC
  • 3 reviews

Low grip tyre

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A long lasting and reasonably quiet tyre but very low grip in all weather conditions. Just acceptable for dry grip and hopeless in the wet. They are a lower price tyre.

Purchased at JAX Tyres for $160.

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LovetheAccord
LovetheAccordGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 8 reviews
  • 5 likes

Great tyres- long lasting and good grip

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My Hankook Optimo K415 235/50R19 came with the Holden Captiva in June 2015, After completing 110,000 kms I recently replaced them. I found that they are no longer made so I went with Goodyear Efficientgrip SUV. However I am giving this rating so that anyone considering them knows they are a good tyre.
Good grip and long lasting. Good qrip in dry and wet. There is a bit of road noise - im not sure if my new tyres are quieter - lets see.
However to last 6 years and 110k is quite a feat.
we have done inter-state trips between melbourne - canberra, sydney, brisbane. Also towed a camper van for one trip. no complaints. Drove on a punctured tyre with the camper van without realising - still kept going strong.

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Overrated tyre. Not really that good.

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Been running 4 new Optimo K415s on a Hyundai Excel for almost 20,000 kms now. Decent grip on wet and dry surfaces. Durability seems to be average. A major drawback has been tramlining on grooved surfaces of highways. The wobble is very pronounced and, at times, downright scary. Has a major effect on the performance of the car. Tramlining was not present with the earlier tires (set of Toyos and Yokohamas).

Purchased at JAX Tyres.

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inxs
inxsAU
  • 18 reviews
  • 25 likes

Good long lasting tyre.

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Came standard with Kia Sportage Platinum 2015 and have had these running for 5 years, with 80% city 20% country drives.
Running on a SUV I tend to be a pretty smooth driver so I'd hardly be pushing boundaries on the tyres performance.
It's been a stable tyre in both dry & wet and have never felt like they've lost grip.
They're reached over 80k but thats not saying they may not have been under depth, particuarly on the front where you'd expect wheel alignment to cause more wear than the rear.
Suffice to say they wear well and the rears still look in good condition.
Would use again.

Purchased in .

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Performance is okay, but already has bubbles on sidewall.

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Suitable for low power cars only. Dry grip is acceptable, wet grip is underwhelming. Side tread is already around 1.5mm after only 10,000kms at correct tyre pressures. There are also small bubbles on some of the tyres, and I've never even scraped or hit the sidewalls. Wouldn't purchase again.

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Tony
TonyGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC

Fantastic grip and life

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I've been using these tyres on my old Magna wagon for many years and on the Magma before my current car. Excellent build quality, no balancing issues or other manufacturing defects. Fantastic grip especially in the wet. Very long life, I'm getting about four years on the front and the backs seem to last forever. The Magna is very hard on front tyres.

Purchased at Bob Jane T-Marts.

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Greggo
GreggoSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 3 reviews
  • 4 likes

ON PAR WITH OTHER TYRES FOR LIBERTY

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Have had these Optimo K415 tyres on my wifes 2008 Liberty for one year now and after this period can recommend them. We are average drivers and do not have any exaggerated expectations of handling in wet or cornering etc. The car originally came with B/stone Potenza RE050, I then fitted Maxxis Victra i Pro, which I thought may have been better in the wet conditions, but that is unproven in normal driving conditions and then fitted these Hankooks K415. I think they may be quieter and smoother and on par with the other tyres we have used, they are very good value, when purchasing 4 for the price of 3.
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Greggo

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Joe_Hupp
Joe_HuppNorth Western Region, NSW
  • 6 reviews
  • 1 like

The best tyres ever!

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I have used the Hankook Optimo K415's on our Toyota Camry Altise for a number of years - they seem to handle the rough and tumble of everyday driving for us. These tyres handle the 80/20 coarse chip bitumen/coarse gravel roads we drive on every day and have not been damaged in any way. They don't affect handling or performance due to the wide shoulder on the sidewall

Purchased in at Dubbo Tyres and Batteries for $320.

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Geoff T.
Geoff T.Metropolitan Adelaide, SA

Big Upgrade on My Magna Wagon

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Huge steering & road holding upgrade on my 2002 Magna wagon. These tyres are not the quietest but the grip & upgraded response from the car is exceptional. Early days but I'd buy these tyres again in a heartbeat as for value they are hard to go past.

Purchased in at Tyreright Physical store for $85.

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Simon H
Simon HLaunceston, TAS
  • 5 reviews
  • 7 likes

Great grip but are too noisy with a harsh ride on Yaris sedan.

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Replaced front Bridgestone EP300's on front of a 2008 Yaris sedan for a roadworthy and didn't have choice of brand at the time.
The initial obvious impression was the firmer ride and a big increase in road noise, they are a block pattern tyre with a firmer side wall so I guess that's a cause.
They did however transform the handling, both in the dry and wet, in fact in the wet, understeer was reduced dramatically.
I've done over 30.000k, no problems at all, they hold air pressure perfectly. They are good value for grip and long life as the compound is harder than the Bridgestone's but not my 'go to' as next replacement due to the lack of overall comfort factor for this type of vehicle.

Purchased in for $180.

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whyvet
whyvetNSW, 2200
  • 54 reviews
  • 6 likes
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Good value

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These tyres were the best value option I could find when my car needed all 4 tyres replaced. I purchased them when they were on sale at Jax. They have been performing well and seem to offer better grip in the wet than my previous tyres. Road noise is decent and they have lasted me a few months with no damage and very minimal wear.

Purchased in at JAX Tyres.

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GiG
GiGVIC, 3109
  • 11 reviews
  • 3 likes
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Great original tyre of my Hyundai i30CW

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Since new, Hyundai i30CW (2010) equipped by Hankook Optimo K415, that last almost 5 years. (We just driving local). And Lucky on EOY I get special price $412 for 4 tyres. They're still made in Korea.
Very happy.

Purchased in for $409.

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excellent tyre wet or dry

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i drive taxis had a set put on six months ago ,excellent tyres were very surprised how good they perform as good as tyres much more expensive ,just replaced a new set exactly the same / was offered Bridgestone same price but stuck with hankook

Purchased in at Bob Jane T-Marts for $360.

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SDD
SDDGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 3 reviews

Not very reliable

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Tyre is damaged just after one week and not repairable. Yes it touched a island curb on the road in city traffic and the speed was not even 20km/h (4pm on Victoria st /Melbourne - you can guess the speed).
Now Jax Tyres (Hoppers) say it is out of stock and they cant help with it.

Purchased in at JAX Tyres for $140.

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  • Tyre Mileage 300 km
  • Car ModelMazda 6
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Kai
KaiSydney, NSW
  • 9 reviews
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Best value, buy it for long mileage

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The tyre for our shopping trolley car, not looking for performance but mileage.

For the price of $127 each, it’s still a very decent tyre. Very quiet. Performance is good enough for a shopping trolley car. The rim protection lip is almost none though.

Buy when Hankook offer buy 3 get 1 deal. Unfortunately I missed the deal so had to buy somewhere else.

Purchased in at Tempe Tyres for $127.

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Mohammad Najeeb A.
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is k415 was made in spain?

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Sabah
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Price of 4 new Tyres( Hankook) 215 60 16 for Toyota Camry 2018
Price for 4 new Tyres ( Yokohama) 215 60 16 Toyota Camry 2018

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Sabah

Get me the price please.

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Price of 4 new Tyres( Hankook) 215 60 16 for Toyota Camry 2018
Price for 4 new Tyres ( Yokohama) 215 60 16 Toyota Camry 2018

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