Accelera Alpha

Dry Grip 66%
Wet Grip 45%
Road Feedback 54%
Handling 50%
Wear 70%
Comfort 57%
Buy again 51%

The Accelera Alpha is a High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

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Tyre review data from 121 tyre reviews averaging 56% over 1,062,478 miles driven.

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Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
185/55 R14 80V   F E 74  
195/45 R15 78V   F E 74  
195/50 R15 82V   F E 74  
205/50 R15 89W   C E 74  
195/55 R15 89V   C E 74  
185/60 R15 88V   F E 74  
195/60 R15 91V   C E 74  
205/60 R15 91V   C E 74  
225/60 R15 96V   C E 74  
185/65 R15 88H   F C 74  
195/65 R15 91V   C E 74  
215/65 R15 100H   C C 74  
205/45 R16 87W   F E 74  
215/45 R16 90W   C C 74  
195/50 R16 84V   F E 74  
205/50 R16 91W   C E 74  
225/50 R16 96W   C E 74  
195/55 R16 91V   C E 74  
205/55 R16 94W   C E 74  
215/55 R16 97W   C E 74  
225/55 R16 99W   C E 74  
205/60 R16 96V   C E 74  
215/60 R16 99V   C E 74  
225/60 R16 102W   C E 74  
215/65 R16 102V   C E 74  
205/40 R17 84W   F E 74  
215/40 R17 87W   F E 74  
245/40 R17 95W   C E 74  
205/45 R17 88W   F E 74  
215/45 R17 91W   C E 74  
225/45 R17 94W   C E 74  
235/45 R17 97W   C E 74  
215/55 R17 98W   C E 74  
225/55 R17 101W   C E 74  
205/35 R18 81Y   F E 74  
205/40 R18 86Y   F E 74  
225/50 R18 99W   C E 74  
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Size Price Range  
205/55 R16 £76.00 - £76.00 (1 Prices) Compare Prices >>
Available in 15 tyre sizes - View all.

Top Accelera Alpha Review

Given 80% (breakdown) while driving a Infiniti Q45 (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 900 average miles
I just finished a 900 mile trip through the smokey mountians in the rain, I did not experience any drift, aqua planing or any loss of traction. Tires did fine in the dry as well. They are just as good a tire as the Bridgestone Potenzas they replaced.
84 - tyre reviewed on February 25, 2016   

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Given 81% (breakdown) while driving a Infiniti G37 (225/55 R18 W) on a combination of roads for 0 spirited miles
For a tire that I couldn't find absolutely, or almost no information at all, I've been trying to tell myself to get rid of it and get the tried and proven. But the more I test it's abilities in Rain, Light snow and Dry roads (I live in Seattle area), it handles smoothly. It could be that I'm driving on an G37X which is all wheel drive. Light snow, turning can make me slide forward instead of turning and rain is no problem at all.
5 - tyre reviewed on March 14, 2017   
Given 30% (breakdown) while driving a BMW 320 d (225/50 R16) on mostly country roads for 3,000 average miles
I had these on the back of my BMW 3 Series and i am sure they were trying to kill me. The slightest hint of a wet road and the back end would let go. Ran them for about 3000 miles. The final straw was when my wife was driving at about 60mph on a damp dual carriageway in a straight line and span the car. Luckily it was late at night and didn't hit anything. These were gone a couple of days later and uniroyals put on. Car was back to its old self again. Worst tyres i have ever had.
5 - tyre reviewed on February 10, 2017   
Given 24% (breakdown) while driving a Audi A1 (215/45 R16) on a combination of roads for 20,000 average miles
Horrendous tyres. Only thing good about them them is the dry grip. Everything else is appalling.

They were fitted to a 62 plate Audi A1. Couldn't corner in the wet, encountered very heavy understeer. Wouldn't recommend these tyres. These tyres came fitted to the car when I brought it.

Fitted Toyo tyres and already I've seen a massive improvement.
4 - tyre reviewed on December 24, 2016   
Given 13% (breakdown) while driving a Vauxhall Astra 1.6 SXi (205/55 R16) on mostly town for 2,000 easy going miles
Do not buy these tyres if you value your life or car.
So many people on this site just unfortunately do not know enough about tyres to post reviews.
These tyres are dangerous I am in the process of removing a relatively new set from my new partners car.
Let's look at the facts these are cheap as chips tyres wet grip E you only get what you pay for.
Big brand company's spend thousands of pounds developing New tyres experimenting with different compounds, rubbers and construction unfortunately the same cannot be said for these.
My local tyre dealer who I have known for years does not know how these tyres get a European safety rating ! Yes that bad. The handling is terrible and with over 5mm of tread left my partner who is no racing driver does not understand what is wrong with her car skidding and feeling unsafe on wet roads I new straight away its terrible tyres ! Going to change the lot asap.
These are budget price and ditch finding road holding don't be fooled by people rating these tyres as good if you want good then do yourself a favour and spend some money on a quality brand or at least a good quality mid range tyre. Remember your life and car are worth it as this is the only thing between you and the road. Enough said I think.
8 - tyre reviewed on October 19, 2016   

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