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Written on: 02/04/2014 by JadenHolbrook1954 (1 review written)
BRIDGESTONE is main brand available in India. Bridgestone has come a long way and has established themselves as a leader in Radial Tyres used for Passenger Cars in India and has become one of the preferred OEM suppliers to major car manufacturers in India. FIRESTONE, FUZION, and UNIROYAL, and are other brands owned by Bridgestone. BRIDGESTONE offers a comprehensive product portfolio spread across Passenger Car, SUVs, trucks and buses, Construction and mining, Agriculture, Industrial, Aircrafts… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/12/2013 by Bruce123 (1 review written)
I bought these for all 4 wheels 6 months ago for £80 each, seemed reasonable for a major brand. At current rate of wear they should last for 30K miles, which I am happy with. I also did a quick test in wet and dry and breaking in a straight line it was OK. What's the problem with them then? Turning and cornering isn't safe. For example, when simply turning around a bend or overtaking a parked vehicle the car loses traction and 'slides' out. I then I have to compensate by turning the wheel… Read Full Review
Written on: 27/06/2013
Drive a bmw 118d f20. Rear wheel drive and 140bhp. I am poorly amazed by these tires lifespan! In less then 10 months and 20.000 Km, the front left tyre has run out of the external thread (really out! 0 mm of thread) while the right tyre still has some depth(not much, but surely more than 0mm). I'm not making fancy corners all day, and surely not all to the right side! I drive home-work-home so not much room for fancy driving. The reason why they are worn out is because they suck!! Bad tyres… Read Full Review
Written on: 18/09/2012
They may be a reasonable tyre on dry roads but they give no warning at all before letting go when it is slippy. I was luck to get away with cosmetic damage after losing front end control at 5mph in the snow. That was simply turning the steering wheel with no breaking. My traction control was cutting in constantly when pulling off but when I replaced them with Vredestein HiTrac it didn't need to help out once. The road noise gets very loud when they wear down whereas other brands have not been… Read Full Review
Written on: 19/12/2011
I am very shocked by some of the negative reviews of these tyres. They are great. They were fitted as standard to my Astra and I got just shy of 50,000 miles before needing to replace the front ones, rear tyres still had 8mm at this point. I drive about 35,000 miles a year on various types of road and these tyres cope well with them all very well. Today I drove on a very wet motorway and there was not even the slightest loss of grip. I have had better tyres in the snow, but they cope pretty… Read Full Review
Written on: 31/08/2011
My wife has just worn out a front pair of Turanzas on her 2.2 CDTI Honda Civic and they have lasted no more than 18 months on a car that has done no more than 8,000 miles in that time. Really terrible tyre wear and given my other car is also a Honda Accord with the same engine I am getting over 20,000 miles from them and they are Michelin Pilot Sport 2's. So far the Civic has gon through 3 sets of tyres in the time the Accord has gone through 2 sets. Think I will pay the extra next time for… Read Full Review
Written on: 08/04/2011
I bought 4 new tyres 3 months ago, Bridgestone Turanza 205 / 55R16
and already one has a huge bulge on the side wall. I brought it back to the place i bought it in Galway, Fastfit tyres and i could not get any money back or even a new replacement tyre for it.
I am a very careful driver, and live in the countryside, so don't have any kerbs i could drive up onto or against. There are a few potholes, but i drive carefully.
Fastfit in Galway said they contact Bridgestone, but no refund, or no… Read Full Review
Written on: 30/01/2011
nasty tyres, way too soft.
Twice have had innocent obejects punch the sidewall (things which shouldnt even make a mark really), never seen anything like it in 18 yrs driving. These tyres both got punctured within 1month of fitting. Sidewall rubber too soft, like eraser more. These tyres are bad. Totally useless. They might hold the road good because they are soft, but the wear quick, and frankly a total waste of money...
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Written on: 26/12/2010
I have a large car Holden Commodore tyres fitted standard on new vehicle,just ready for replacement now at 93000klm realy good wearing tyres, but a bit slippery in the wet when getting low on tread… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/12/2010 by TGP (1 review written)
Came fitted to my civic,reasonable cormering but wear quickly,atrociously poor grip in the snow.I've driven all sorts of vehicles including rear wheel drive transits in snow and ice and with skill progress can usually be made in any vehicle especially something front wheel drive.These tyres make you look like a dick in the slightest dusting of snow… Read Full Review
Written on: 12/08/2010 by jeanlyon (8 reviews written)
Just changed to 4 new Bridgestone Turanza's after 30,000K. The roads round here are very bad, so I'm surprised they lasted as long as they did. The road handling is great and they are quiet on the road. My MPG is over 50 - it's a diesel car… Read Full Review
Written on: 15/06/2010
This Turanza tire came standard with my brand new Honda Civic 2006. All 4 tires were worn down completely to the warning bar after aprox. 28,000 KM (17,000 Miles). Absolute garbage Tires!!!! If I had an option to not put a star for any of the ratings in this review I simply would not. I only had to put a star as it is mandatory to complete this review. The replacement cost by Honda with the exact same tire was aprox. $250.00 for each tire not including tax, balancing, or installation. A set… Read Full Review
Written on: 04/02/2010
At my last service all four tyres were replaced on my 2008 Prius. The fuel economy immediately dipped from 55mpg to 45mpg! High traction perhaps, and not what I expected a Toyota dealer to fit!!!… Read Full Review
Written on: 13/01/2010 by Doctor Steve (1 review written)
Had a sidewall blowout on a front tyre after 5000 km! Classic conical failure pattern from excessive internal stress; definitely a manufacturing defect. Lost control of the car in icy conditions; back swung round and hit a lamp post but the car's as tough as old boots, so no worries. I had Potenzas on the back which I have now put on the front (Turanzas now on the back). I find that the Potenzas are poor at road holding on ice compared with the Turanzas but hopefully the thaw is on it's… Read Full Review
Written on: 12/01/2010
Road holding quite good. There are much better out there. Mine lasted 12000 miles. Hardly good value for money at £440.00GBP per set. Would I use them again.......DEFINITELY NOT… Read Full Review
Written on: 21/11/2009
I have the Bridgestone Turanza P205/5516 89H M+S on a brand new 2009 Corolla that I bought 13 months ago. I have 24K on the car, and the tires are shot. That's simply unacceptable to have to buy new tires on a new car before 40K.
I think this is simply a very poor quality product, and I'm shocked that Toyota allowed this garbage on their car.
Time to replace them much to my chagrin, and I feel stupid for not having researched the tires on a new car before I purchased it… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/05/2009
Bridgestone Turanza tyres hold road really well. I have a peugeot 307 when my drivers front tyre was due for renewal i swopped it with a cheap tyre the day after i went round a sharp corner and the car slid out 2 lanes that was enough for me i went out that afternoon and swopped that same tyre for another turnanza (the bloke thought i was mad at tyre shop) but the way it holds road it was worth every penny!!!… Read Full Review
Written on: 06/05/2009
I have a 2008 Scion XB. 19k miles on the Turanza tires and the wear bars are showing. Called Bridgestone to complain and they blamed Toyota. Said they use a different spec compound on OEM tires for Toyota to meet CAFE, reduce the rolling resistance and give the driver a better ride. Not happy I have to replace my tires so soon… Read Full Review
Written on: 22/04/2009 by obwan (1 review written)
Had to change bridgestone turanza tyres after 17,000 miles on a new car, very conservative driving style, is this a BMW scam, you cant have normal tyres as there is no room anymore for a spare, so they can charge you for a set of run flats every year !!!!! cost ' 120 each at BMW garage !! crazy… Read Full Review
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