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Kumho Ecsta LX KU27

Kumho Ecsta LX KU27

5.0 from 5 reviews

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Khumo KU27


I fitted these to a VE Commodore, 245/45/18. I do roughly 100000kms a year so go through some tyres. I rate the KU27 better than a lot of high end tyres I have used before. Durable, incredibly quiet and comfortable good for more than 100000kms. They are the best passenger car tyre I have used. I paid $140 a tyre on sale compared to a $250 Bridgestone, lasted twice as long and I could not believe how much quieter. I would highly recommend them on any passenger car. I'm not generally a review writer but really did rate these tyres.

Car2010 VE Commodore

225/60R16 KU27


Simply a brilliant tyre


I have just replaced a set of 225-50x18's on my Toyota Aurion that have done 50,000k and there was probably a few more k's left in them. They have been the best tyre I have ever run on any car I have owned.
They are quiet, comfortable, long wearing and handle extremely well on front wheel drive vehicles.
I cannont rate them high enough....you just need a set.

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John Titus
John Titus

Unfortunately they do not make their this tyre in my size anymore so I tried a set of Nitto 860's and I think they are probably a better tyre than the Khumho especially in the wet.
Tyre life remains to be seen.



brilliant tyre.
I put two on the front of a 2003 camry in early 2010 (replaced the dunlop sp300), and immediately noticed the difference. Quieter, more stable, beautiful to drive on wet or dry. I have been told to expect a life of around 50-60'000kms!

The Dunlops were terrible by comparison.

I have Pirelli P6's on the rear. The Pirelli's have better grip than both the Dunlops & Kumho's, but use a softer compound to achieve this - hence a shorter life.
When they wear, i'll be replacing them with Kumho ku27's!
Very quiet, stable on road, excellent all round performance in wet & dry, very reasonable price

Great tyre, amazing price!


Do you still have KU27? How good are they in Wet/Dry, I'm assuming will be close or same as KU31.


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CategoryPassenger Tyres
Release dateApr 2009

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