Uniroyal MS+ 77

The Uniroyal MS Plus 77 is a Touring Winter tire designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.

This tire replaced the Uniroyal MS plus 66.

Tire Reviews

Dry Grip 88%
Wet Grip 96%
Road Feedback 78%
Handling 88%
Wear 78%
Comfort 88%
Buy again 98%
Snow Grip 100%
Ice Grip 80%

Tire review data from 7 tire reviews averaging 88% over 68,005 miles driven.

The MS+ 77 is ranked 5th of 90 Winter Touring tires.

Latest Tire Test Results

2021 Winter Tire Market Overview - 14th of 49 tires

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2021 Auto Bild Winter Tire Test - 12th of 22 tires

  • Positive - Stable wet and dry handling, good aquaplaning resistance, low wear.
  • Negative - Moderate winter abilities with high levels of understeer, long wet braking.
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2020 Auto Bild SUV Winter Tire Test - 7th of 11 tires

  • Positive - Winter professional with very good driving characteristics in the snow, low rolling resistance.
  • Negative - Average wet grip, long wet and dry braking distances, understeer in wet handling.
  • Overall - Fair.
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Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
155/65 R13 73T   F C 71 5.07kgs
165/65 R13 77T   F C 71 5.55kgs
175/65 R13 80T   F C 71 6.16kgs
145/70 R13 71T   F C 71 4.86kgs
155/70 R13 75T   F C 71 5.43kgs
165/70 R13 79T   E C 71 6.07kgs
175/70 R13 82T   E C 71 6.25kgs
145/80 R13 75T   F C 71 5.74kgs
155/80 R13 79T   F C 71 5.75kgs
185/55 R14 80T   F C 71 6.83kgs
165/60 R14 75T   F C 71 5.79kgs
165/60 R14 79T XL   E C 71 5.95kgs
185/60 R14 82T   E C 71 6.47kgs
155/65 R14 75T   F C 71 5.36kgs
165/65 R14 79T   E C 71 5.65kgs
175/65 R14 86T XL   E C 71 6.46kgs
175/65 R14 82T   E C 71 6.57kgs
185/65 R14 86T   F C 71 6.99kgs
165/70 R14 81T   E C 71 6.06kgs
175/70 R14 88T XL   E C 71 6.89kgs
175/70 R14 84T   E C 71 6.77kgs
185/70 R14 88T   E C 71 7.25kgs
175/80 R14 88T   E C 71 7.58kgs
195/50 R15 82H   F C 72 6.90kgs
185/55 R15 82T   F C 71 6.91kgs
185/55 R15 86H XL   F C 71 7.17kgs
195/55 R15 85H   F C 72 7.43kgs
185/60 R15 84T   F C 71 6.95kgs
185/60 R15 88T XL   F C 71 7.17kgs
195/60 R15 88H   F C 71 7.25kgs
195/60 R15 88T   F C 71 7.25kgs
205/60 R15 91H   F C 71 8.85kgs
165/65 R15 81T   E C 71 6.17kgs
175/65 R15 84T   F C 71 7.02kgs
185/65 R15 88T   F C 71 7.39kgs
185/65 R15 92T XL   F C 71 7.59kgs
195/65 R15 91H   E C 71 7.83kgs
195/65 R15 95T XL   E C 71 7.83kgs
195/65 R15 91T   E C 71 7.65kgs
205/65 R15 94H   E C 71 9.39kgs
205/65 R15 94T   E C 71 9.39kgs
215/65 R15 96H   F C 71 9.52kgs
205/70 R15 96T   E C 72  
205/50 R16 87H   F C 72 8.24kgs
185/55 R16 87T XL   E C 70 7.42kgs
195/55 R16 87H   F C 71 8.09kgs
195/55 R16 87T   F C 71 8.09kgs
205/55 R16 91H   E C 71 9.01kgs
205/55 R16 94H XL   E C 71 8.81kgs
205/55 R16 91T   E C 71 9.02kgs
215/55 R16 93H   F C 71 9.31kgs
215/55 R16 97H XL   E C 71 9.32kgs
225/55 R16 95H   F C 71 9.85kgs
225/55 R16 99H XL   E C 71 9.85kgs
225/55 R16 99V XL   E C 71 9.85kgs
195/60 R16 89H   E C 72 8.26kgs
205/60 R16 96H XL   E C 71 8.65kgs
205/60 R16 92H   F C 71 8.65kgs
215/60 R16 99H XL   E C 71 9.26kgs
225/60 R16 98H   F C 71 9.99kgs
235/60 R16 100H   F C 71 10.20kgs
215/65 R16 98H   E C 71 10.28kgs
215/70 R16 100H   F C 71 11.82kgs
225/70 R16 103H   E C 72 11.82kgs
245/70 R16 107T   E C 72 14.66kgs
225/45 R17 91H   E C 71 9.19kgs
225/45 R17 94V XL   E C 71 9.37kgs
235/45 R17 94H   F C 72 10.68kgs
235/45 R17 97V XL   E C 72 10.68kgs
205/50 R17 93V XL   F C 72 9.13kgs
205/50 R17 93H XL   F C 72 9.13kgs
215/50 R17 95V XL   E C 71 9.23kgs
225/50 R17 98H XL   E C 71 9.58kgs
225/50 R17 98V XL   E C 71 9.58kgs
215/55 R17 98V XL   E C 71 8.46kgs
225/55 R17 101H XL   E C 72 10.36kgs
225/55 R17 97H   F C 71 9.86kgs
225/55 R17 101V XL   E C 71 10.43kgs
235/55 R17 103V XL   E C 72 11.78kgs
215/60 R17 96H   F C 71 12.62kgs
225/65 R17 106H XL   E C 71 11.23kgs
235/65 R17 108V XL   F C 71 12.97kgs
225/40 R18 92V XL   E C 71 9.33kgs
245/40 R18 97V XL   E C 72  
245/45 R18 100V XL   E C 71 11.79kgs
255/55 R18 109V XL   F C 72 14.77kgs
235/60 R18 107V XL   F C 72 13.29kgs
255/35 R19 96V XL   E C 71 10.89kgs
255/40 R19 100V XL   E C 73 11.36kgs
255/50 R19 107V XL   F C 73 15.60kgs
275/45 R20 110V XL   E C 73 16.21kgs
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Top 3 Uniroyal MS Plus 77 Reviews

Given 94% while driving a Mazda Mazda2 (185/55 R15 T) on a combination of roads for 1,000 average miles
Best tire for British conditions I've found.

Much better that my GoodYear Ultragrips 8s which could do snow but were poor on British cold roads (dry and wet).
80 - tire reviewed on March 10, 2014   
Given 96% while driving a Volvo S60 D5 (185) (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 30,000 spirited miles
Only had these tires on the car two weeks, so cant really comment on wear other than we the Plus 66 on my wifes car and then are. The wet grip is unbealievable, driving on a motorway last weekend in driving rain and standing water, normally standing water "drags" the wheel none of that with the Plus 77 cut through it like a hot knife through butter. Very safe tire.
20 - tire reviewed on December 3, 2015   
Saab Automobile (245/45 R18) on a combination of roads for 5 average miles
Every week I drive about 300 km in central Europe, mostly on highways, but also local roads up and down the hills and a flat city streets.

Those Uniroyals represented a good choice, being well balanced between quality/price and very important wet and thin snow grip that MS + 77 is performing great and above expectations.
For Saab 9-5 NG it is recommended to pump them 2,6 bar, however I find 2,8 bar is an optimum for this tire/car combination.

Dry grip and dry breaking is somewhat different from summer tires, but not disturbing or alarming even on a warmer asphalt. Once I had to break harder in a situataion (140 km/h down to 60 km/h) on the warm road and that went without an effort and no need for ABS to kick in. On a very wet road it goes through water smooth and there is not a single occurance or an indication of aquaplanning.
Driving in a wintery city conditions where sometimes the temperature goes well below 0 and roads are icy and wet feels safe and a well adopted tire to such mixed conditions.
It also takes no effort to roll over fresh, thick and wet early morning snow covered streets and driving feels solid without slipping. That said, it also depends on a car's electronic antislip system.

Wear is, to my driving style, a tire's big surface, car's a weight and power (190+ HP) very reasonable, if not below expected.

Car behaves in winter conditions speeds on a highway almost as good my summer tires set of Dunlop Sport Maxx RT 2 in a summer. Car appears very stable and quiet at speeds of 130 -160 km/h while up to 160 - 200 km/h one can feel deeper grooves and road noise gets higher, so for short bursts over 160 km/h it is ok, but not too sustainable.
I can see that in a with summer tires, car consumes an average 7,2 l/100 km while in a winter consumption goes up to 7.6 l/100 km, but a part of that can be contributed to the other factors (cold air, compacted snow, ice, water, wind).

I would warmly recommend them to those who do not want to spend 35% more for the very premium brand, without very clear benefit. For the past 5 winter seasons my set was Dunlop SP WinterSport 4D and there is no noticable difference, except in price.

I hope that MS+ 77 will last as long and be reliable as it was so far.

8 - tire reviewed on October 12, 2018   
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Latest Uniroyal MS Plus 77 Reviews

Given 87% while driving a Peugeot 607 (225/55 R16) on mostly country roads for 20,000 average miles
We drive the car in the Baltic states, where we get cold winters sometimes with lots of snow and ice. Dry grip is ok. Wet grip is very good and tires are excellent on snow. They also have enough grip on ice. So you feel safe. Tire wear is above average. But it is not an expensive tire. Comfort is good. I would recommend this tire and would definetally buy them again.
0 - tire reviewed on December 3, 2019   
Fiat (195/50 R15 H) on a combination of roads for 10,000 average miles
Missus Had them on a fiat 500 for 2 dutch winter's (we get basically everything, some snow, icing, flurries and lots and lots of rain). These tires fared well in all wintery conditions.
I found wet grip not as good as Michelin Alpin 5 or Conti TS860, but then again these are 60% of the price. Way better than awful Vredestein that I have on my own car. Recommended for a small light car without much power such as our little 500.
7 - tire reviewed on September 1, 2019   
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Given 81% while driving a BMW 520i (205/65 R15) on a combination of roads for 3,000 average miles
Got a set of these in a hurry in December to go on winter road trip in my BMW. The effects of the switch from a set of Dunlop sport summer tires was obvious.

Softer side walls dull the steering response. Road noise is high but typical for a mid range tire. The fuel consumption increased by about 3MPG. However dry grip available is amazing. Deep treads and its pattern deal very well with puddles.

The investment really starts to pay off when things starts to get icy. At the time of writing, this set of tires saved me from 5 ditches and 2 walls and many more other cars & pedestrians.

The first time I noticed these tires paying for itself was when I navigated in to a lay by in a freezing morning a little too fast. It was sheet ice and there was a HGV parked up ahead of me. I stamped on the brakes and these tires managed to muster enough grip to get the ABS going and stop the car. I foolishly decided to get out and check, only slip & to land on my arse. If it were not for these tires I would be under that HGV.

I can seriously recommend getting decent winter tires like this for any car. These save lives, property and hours of wasted time.

Rear wheel drive cars can be dicy during winter but now I'm more concerned about other cars with inappropriate tires crashing in to me.

If you are going to keep the current car for another few years, just buy a set of these. Most UK tire sellers now offer the "Tire Hotel" facility to store the other set of tires.

6 - tire reviewed on January 15, 2015   
Given 81% while driving a Peugeot 106 (195/50 R15) on mostly country roads for 4,000 spirited miles
First time on winter tires this year, cold and wet but no snow or ice to really test these, however, they are almost like driving on a warm dry road! The wet grip is fantastic, even when it's 2 degrees outside. Very glad to have swapped for these in the winter and I am now a winter tire convert.
I've only done a few thousand miles so difficult to assess wear rate but I see a lot of tires in my job and they're not wearing unusually fast or unevenly.
7 - tire reviewed on March 26, 2014