Volvo S80 D5 Tires
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Volvo S80 D5 Tire Review Highlights
It's a tire without "surprise" behavior and well balanced perfomance on our volvo S80 D5 aut.
amazing tires on a volvo s80 d5 2005 driven sensibly. never stuck in the snow at all and very reassuring to have on all four corners of the car with the kids on board. buy these tires - you will not be disappointed.
Writing about the Nokian WR D4
Driving on mostly country roads
for 12000 easy going
As with previous generations of the WR these have been excellent for winter grip especially in rain but one major issue has really spoiled them overall. Now nearing the end of a second winter the edges of the tread on both front tires are simply disintegrating and falling of in large chunks so clearly something is wrong with the design and they still have 6mm all over after only 12000m. Unlikely to buy these again and will either look at their Weatherproof offering next or even Michelin's Crossclimate.
Iv got these on all four corners of my volvo s80 replacing dunlop sport maxx1.
Generally, they're good tires but the noise is unbearable sometimes. Especially on a dry motorway. It almost sounds like the windows are open.
Writing about the Riken Maystorm 2 B 2
Driving on mostly motorways
for 6000 easy going
I bought the set of them last year March. The front ones are already worn out. I was worrying that its something wrong with my car but it turns out two of my work mates have the same tires and identical problem with the front ones.
Next time I'd rather pay more and buy something more decent and reliable.
Writing about the Michelin CrossClimate
Driving on a combination of roads
for 1000 average
Bought these to replace Cooper CS6s which I had also used on previous cars [Volvo S80; Saab 95]but found them to be rather harsh ride. The CrossClimates have transformed this. Only fitted 8 weeks ago so unable to comment on wear. Handling in dry and wet very good. Not tried in snow. Handling very controlled towing 1300kg caravan.
Writing about the Michelin Primacy 3
Driving on mostly motorways
for 20000 spirited
Recommended from Volvo and Formula One Tire garage I gave these tires a chance last year to take out some of the "lowered suspension" hard ride this SE Sport S80 has had since manufacture.
Yes a new tire is always better than the last one, but these tires were a fraction bigger than the prescribed 245 40 18s that were specified and with 35psi I had the ride I was expecting, very quiet and comfortable too.
However, they met rain conditions with relative ease when new, but after 15k and half worn didn't meet the same conditions without aqua planing. Maybe this Dec and Jan have been the wettest on record and therefore any tire would have suffered?
Yes for summer rainy conditions.
No because even Michelin say these are not winter tires.
Will go back to an All Season Goodyear or Avon tire for grip and Â£30 per corner saving.
These tires are cheap and nasty.
The biggest problem is their softness which robs the car of any steering feel to the point they make the car feel it's under steering badly or the road is icy. It's ruined the handling of the car and the steering feel and high speed A roads are now a dangerous activity - really disappointed.
I deeply regret buying these and am currently in the process of getting a refund.
Writing about the Pirelli PZero Rosso
Driving on mostly town
for 15000 easy going
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I have a Volvo S80 SE on a 53 plate which I have had from new I have done 238,000 miles mostly done with the Wintrac extreme tires. They are the only tire that the car feels really safe with, the only time I have been beaten is when the snow has been too deep! I have got to places that I thought I would only have got to in a 4X4. I have even been told by a number of Volvo mechanics that mine is the best handling Volvo they have driven! I live where the Jim Clark rally is held and our roads are full of pot holes or mini graters and the car has never let me down. ps it still has the original engine and gearbox (auto)
These tires have totally transformed my car (2004 Volvo S80) Compared to the Pirellis they replaced (P7 Cints on front, P6000 on back) Steering is much sharper, ride quality is totally transformed, almost Citroen like; the whole car feels composed in a way it never did before. They are also much quieter, complete lack of any bump-thump over manholes etc. It's early days yet so can't judge wear, but so far I'd say they're the best tires I've ever bought in nearly 30 years.