Avon ZZ3

Dry Grip 84%
Wet Grip 75%
Road Feedback 78%
Progressiveness 75%
Wear 70%
Comfort 74%
Buy again 74%
Avon ZZ3

The Avon ZZ3 is a Ultra High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

This tyre has been replaced by the Avon ZZ5

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Tyre review data from 113 tyre reviews averaging 76% over 1,618,400 miles driven.

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Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
225/60 R15 96W   F B 71  
205/40 R16 83W XL   G B 72  
215/40 R16 86W XL   G B 72  
205/45 R16 83W   G C 71  
205/55 R16 91W   F C 71  
205/40 R17 84W XL   G C 72  
215/40 R17 83Y   G B 71  
235/40 R17 90Y   F B 71  
245/40 R17 91Y XL   F B 71  
205/45 R17 88W XL   F C 72  
215/45 R17 87Y   G B 71  
225/45 R17 91Y   F B 71  
235/45 R17 94Y   F B 71  
225/50 R17 94Y   F B 71  
235/50 R17 96Y   F B 71  
215/35 R18 84W XL   G B 72  
265/35 R18 97Y XL   F B 73  
225/40 R18 92Y XL   F B 72  
255/40 R18 95Y   F B 72  
225/45 R18 95Y XL   F B 72  
245/45 R18 96Y   F B 71  
255/45 R18 103Y XL   F B 73  
265/30 R19 93Y XL   F B 73  
225/35 R19 88Y XL   F B 72  
235/35 R19 91Y XL          
285/30 R20 99Y XL   F B 75  
255/35 R20 97Y XL   F B 73  
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Size Price Range  
205/45 R17 £149.99 - £149.99 (1 Prices) Compare Prices >>
215/40 R17 £67.12 - £67.12 (1 Prices) Compare Prices >>
225/45 R18 £94.56 - £94.56 (1 Prices) Compare Prices >>
245/45 R18 £111.89 - £111.89 (1 Prices) Compare Prices >>
Available in 26 tyre sizes - View all.

Top Avon ZZ3 Reviews

Given 44% (breakdown) while driving a Saab Automobile 93 Aero 1.9 TTiD (225/45 R17) on mostly town for 7,000 easy going miles
Very disappointed with the tyre wear - front tyres are 65% worn after 7000 driving locally only! When queried this with the UK company, spoke with the Customer Services Manager who thought they were racing tyres? Cost about £120 each; won't buy again.
1 | - tyre reviewed on April 13, 2013   
Given 46% (breakdown) while driving a Mercedes Benz E280 (235/45 R17 W) on a combination of roads for 10,000 average miles
Within 10000 miles tyres started getting noisy. Now, I had the wheels bearings replaced becuase of the noise. I could not believe tyres could make this kind of noise, but now I do. I am a very calm driver, tyres seem not worn or damaged but the noise and vibration are unbearable.
1 | - tyre reviewed on July 5, 2013   
Given 46% (breakdown) while driving a Volvo 850 T5 Estate (215/40 R17 W) on a combination of roads for 3,000 spirited miles
Not a tyre I would buy again. Not very progressive and no real feedback. Totally overwhelmed in most conditions by the 350+bhp shoved through the front wheels. Understeer and tram lining galore. Also very noisy and thump over road joints. 3000 miles has taken approx 4mm and they are wearing quicker as they get older.
1 | - tyre reviewed on July 6, 2013   

Latest Avon ZZ3 Reviews

Given 74% (breakdown) while driving a (225/45 R17) on mostly country roads for 12,000 average miles
I have these on a 600 kg kit car no problems on the road but no use on track days saying that they are not designed for that
0 | - tyre reviewed on August 10, 2016   
Given 84% (breakdown) while driving a Audi A4 1.9 TDI (235/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 28,000 spirited miles
Wow. These were great tyres . Lasted 28k miles. Were as good as the Pirelli's I have right now. I know that they have replaced the ZZ3 with the ZZ5 and I've already got a pair in the rear.
0 | - tyre reviewed on May 15, 2016   
Given 76% (breakdown) while driving a SEAT Leon 140PD (225/45 R17) on mostly motorways for 18,000 average miles
Had these on the front of my Mk2 Leon, lasted for two years before they were at the legal tread limit, the sidewalls had started to crack by this point so they last well in that perspevtive and are grippy in the dry, bit loose in the wet for my liking. I never thrashed my car around but I did have plenty of spirited driving, and they seemed to cope well. Awful in the snow but they weren't designed for winter driving so can't moan about that.
Only negative was the sidewalls felt very soft, this may be because my Leon had a heavy TDI lump in it but when pushing the tyres to the linit round corners the sidewalls did feel like they flexed a lot, they did so progressively so nothing dangerous, just a bit too soft. Wet grip isn't great, would definitely recommend for summer tyres.
0 | - tyre reviewed on March 14, 2016   
Given 64% (breakdown) while driving a Mercedes Benz C220 Cdi Avantgarde Estate (225/45 R17 V) on mostly country roads for 0 easy going miles
I recently bought a Mercedes C220 estate with Avon ZZ3 on the rear. When I got on the motorway after collecting the car I thought I'd bought a lemon with a worn diff or wheel bearings. The road noise from these tyres is awful.
1 | - tyre reviewed on March 17, 2015   
Given 96% (breakdown) while driving a Renault Megane Sports Tourer (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 60 average miles
Fantatastic tyres, you certainly get what you paide for. On my Megane Estate im currently on 60k miles with plenty of tread left. Previous tyres on it were factory fitted and were changed at 12K.
0 | - tyre reviewed on October 2, 2014   

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