Category Archives: Tyre Tests

Top Tips when Preparing for an MOT

An MOT test can be a nervous evaluation for a motorist, especially when it is thought that around 40% of cars fail their MOT every year in the UK. If your car is three years old and up, the test is a yearly legal … Continue reading

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Tyres Badly Worn? UK Drivers Fined £27M in 2016

When something is wrong with a motorists car, they will seek advice and repair it as soon as possible. The problem with tyres is that they slowly deteriorate, making the change harder to detect. If motorists do not check their … Continue reading

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Auto Express All Season Tyre Test 2016: The Results Are In

This month Auto Express revealed the results of their 2016 All Season tyre test. The testers took 6 all season tyres and put them through their paces – to find which was the top tyre on the market. The all … Continue reading

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Michelin CrossClimate Wins All Season Tyre Test

The Michelin CrossClimate has won this year’s annual Auto Bild all-season tyre test – taking the spot from 2015’s winner the Goodyear Vector 4Seasons (2nd generation). Auto Bild, Germany’s renowned car magazine, tested a range of all-season tyres in size … Continue reading

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Auto Express Tyre Test 2016

Last week Auto Express announced the results of their annual tyre test. This year the shortlist for the test was whittled down to the following 9 tyres – the Continental ContiSportContact 5, Dunlop SP Sport Maxx RT2, Falken Azenis FK510, … Continue reading

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Auto Express Winter Tyres test 2015

Each year Auto Express puts the top winter tyres on the market through their paces to find out which one offers the most reliable performance when the winter weather hits. Recent warmer winters over 2013 and 2014 seem to have … Continue reading

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Auto Express all-season tyre test 2015

For the first time in the UK, Auto Express has undertaken a tyre test targeted at the all-season tyres on the market. Winter weather in the UK can prove to be erratic and at times we can enjoy four seasons … Continue reading

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Evo Summer Tyre Test 2015

The results of Evo’s annual summer tyre test were released this week and it made for some rather interesting (yes, I wrote interesting) reading. As part of the test they took models from a mix of ten tyre manufacturers, with … Continue reading

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ContiSportContact 5 Named Auto Express Best Buy

This month Auto Express completed their annual tyre test. Of the 11 tyres tested, it was Continental who emerged as the overall winner, with the ContiSportContact 5. Auto Express tested tyres in the size 225/45 R17, chosen for its popularity … Continue reading

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Tyre of the week: Dunlop Sport BluResponse

This week our Tyre of the Week is the Dunlop Sport BluResponse. Excellent Wet Performance The Sport BluResponse uses special polymer compound intended to increase the levels of grip and handling when driving on wet surfaces. The tyre has been designed … Continue reading

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