Avon ZX7

Dry Grip 88%
Wet Grip 85%
Road Feedback 81%
Handling 77%
Wear 57%
Comfort 80%
Buy again 62%

The Avon ZX7 is a Ultra High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to SUV and 4x4

Designed for medium and large SUV fitments, the ZX7 – Avon’s first ultra-high performance SUV tyre – offers outstanding grip ('A' grade wet grip) and handling.

Avon's ZX7 has been developed with a unique asymmetric tread pattern, which is specifically designed to cope with the weight of large SUVs. Large circumferential grooves in the tread clear water efficiently from the contact patch to reduce the risk of aquaplaning in wet conditions, while a large central rib increases feel and driving response.

The tread pattern of the ZX7 features 3D sipes, which have interlocking three-dimensional points inside the sipe. The 3D sipes provide the same benefits of a traditional sipe, including helping the tyre warm up and providing enhanced wet grip, but limit the amount of flex in the tread block which, in turn, helps control the amount of heat generation in the dry and keeps the tread block stable.

With a lightweight construction and reduced rolling resistance, the ZX7 also provides outstanding steering response.

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Tyre review data from 24 tyre reviews averaging 76% over 152,956 miles driven.

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Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
235/60 R16 100H   C A 69  
215/65 R16 98V   C A 69  
215/65 R16 98H   C A 69  
235/70 R16 106H          
245/70 R16 107H          
245/70 R16 111H XL          
235/55 R17 99H   C A 69  
235/55 R17 99V   C A 69  
275/55 R17 109V   C A 70  
215/60 R17 96H   C A 69  
225/65 R17 102H   C A 69  
235/65 R17 108V XL   C A 70  
235/65 R17 104V   C A 69  
255/65 R17 110H   C A 71  
265/65 R17 112H   C A 70  
235/50 R18 97V   C A 69  
215/55 R18 99V XL   C A 70  
225/55 R18 98V   C A 69  
235/55 R18 100H   C A 69  
235/55 R18 100V   C A 69  
255/55 R18 109Y XL   C A 71  
255/55 R18 109V XL   C A 71  
225/60 R18 100H   C A 69  
235/60 R18 103V   C A 70  
235/60 R18 107V XL   C A 70  
235/60 R18 103W   C A 69  
255/60 R18 112V XL   C A 71  
285/45 R19 107V   C A 73  
285/45 R19 111W   C A 72  
255/50 R19 103W   C A 71  
255/50 R19 107Y XL   C A 71  
235/55 R19 105V XL   C A 70  
235/55 R19 101W   C A 69  
255/55 R19 111V XL   B A 71  
275/40 R20 106Y XL   C A 71  
255/45 R20 101W   C A 71  
265/45 R20 108Y XL   C A 71  
275/45 R20 110Y XL   C A 71  
255/50 R20 109Y XL   C A 71  
295/35 R21 107Y XL   C A 73  

Questions and Answers for the Avon ZX7

2016-08-30 - Is the Avon ZX7 M&S rated?

No, the Avon ZX7 is not an M+S rated tyre.


2019-02-25 - Could you tell me if these tyres can be fitted to my car " Chrysler Sebring " The Avon ZX-7. Many Thanks.

As long as you can find the correct size and load rating, there's no reason the Avon ZX7 can't be fitted to your car.


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Top Avon ZX7 Review

Given 98% while driving a Volkswagen 2.0 TDI 4Motion 16V (235/50 R18) on a combination of roads for 1,000 average miles
Just completed the first 1000 miles on these tyres. I'm very impressed with every aspect of these tyres. These are quieter, more comfortable and provide a fantastic feel whilst driving, very smooth.
The feed back whilst steering is superb, incredibly precise and sharp to the point where I actually over steered for the first few miles until I got used to the fact that they were so precise with no roll or wallow round corners or roundabouts.
These have a slightly older fashioned pattern on the tread so if that's your kind of thing then your going to be disappointed as they don't have nice swirly patterns like some other tyres, but if that's your criteria when buying a tyre then your buying tyres for the wrong reason, although they do have a nice touch of having the brand and model mounded into the tread.
136 - tyre reviewed on July 25, 2016   

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Given 51% while driving a Volvo XC90 4.4l 7p 450hp (255/50 R19 V) on mostly town for 9,000 easy going miles
I had these tyre fitted on my xc90 about 18months ago and lasted about 9000 miles very steady driving style. Very disappointed with wear rate 80% worn out within 12months.
5 - tyre reviewed on September 3, 2019   
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Given 98% while driving a BMW X3 3.0dA (225/60 R17 V) on a combination of roads for 300 average miles
I recently replaced the BMW-spec (but non-runflat) Pirelli P7s on my X3 with these Avons. My first impressions are that the Avons are a fair bit quieter and give slightly better feedback in the dry. I haven't had the chance to do many miles in the wet on the Avons, but they do seem to have better grip on damp roads compared to the Pirellis.
As it stands at the moment (only done 300ish miles) I find them better in all aspects than the Pirellis.
Some reviewers have said they thought the Avons don't last very long. As long as I get 15000 miles from mine, I'll be happy - I value wet grip and all-round feedback above longevity. The Avons are 80% of the cost of a set of Pirellis or Dunlops, so anything less than 20% reduction in tyre life is acceptable in terms of "bang for buck".
Based on these impressions, I would definitely buy them again. If I should happen to change my mind before they need to be replaced, I will report back.
0 - tyre reviewed on September 1, 2019   
Given 33% while driving a Volkswagen TOUAREG V6 TDI (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 8,500 average miles
I had Goodyear Eagle F1 tyres on my car which have lasted 28000 miles per set - great. Switched to Avon ZX7 based on the local tyre dealers recommendation and these have only lasted 8500 miles. Absolute waste of money
10 - tyre reviewed on July 30, 2019   
Given 83% while driving a Lexus RX 400h (225/45 R17) on mostly country roads for 30 average miles
I find this tyre very good in the dry and the wet giving good grip and predictable handling however I also find the tyre quiet noisy unless the road is smooth Tarmac, if it was quieter I would be 99% happy with it.
3 - tyre reviewed on March 18, 2019   

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