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Barum Bravuris 2

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The Barum Bravuris 2 is a High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars. Below is data from 118 tyre reviews averaging 79% over 1,297,081 miles driven.

This tyre replaced the Barum Bravuris
This tyre has been replaced by the Barum Bravuris 3

Barum Bravuris 2
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Size Price Range  
205/55 R16 £55.70 - £55.70 (1 prices)
Available in 46 tyre sizes - View all.

Tyre Test Results:

Barum Bravuris 2 Reviews

Given 37% (breakdown) while driving a Honda Civic Coupe 1.6i SR VTEC (195-50-15-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 2,000 spirited miles
Bought my car with these tyres already fitted, in the dry they are at best mediocre, I do drive my car harder than your typical 40 year old but then again I am only 23, wet grip isn't brilliant but not really much worse than dry grip, these tyre if driven fairly hard will try to eat the sidewalls, there is very little feed back from the road just a lot of noise, they are a good tyre if your the type of person that drives at a top speed of 50 everywhere! They wear really well and although only having done a few thousand miles on them they haven't worn at all, I would not recommend these tyres if your car weighs any more than around 1000kg as the sidewall is extremely soft and would be liable to blow outs in my opinion, these tyres flex more than the suspension of the car that they are on, so all in all out of 10 I'd give them 2 and that's pure down to the fact they never wear out
tyre reviewed on October 18, 2015   
Given 43% (breakdown) while driving a Vauxhall (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 1,500 easy going miles
Well I'd used these tyres previously on a Saab 93 and other than trying to kill me in the wet weren't too bad yes they are noisy but they do last well and I don't exactly hammer around these days.
So new car Zafira CDTI needed new tyres so went for these again. Started getting vibration that got gradually worse and worse so in to the garage and low and behold I need 2 new tyres. The rear 2 at less than 2 months old have actually mis-shapen and are no longer round. Nice so all 4 off and I've gone for Goodyear Eagle F1's and 11000 miles later no problems. Never ever touching Barums again
tyre reviewed on September 9, 2015   
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Given 43% (breakdown) while driving a Nissan Primera (205-55-16-W)
Driving on a combination of roads for 4,000 average miles
Absolute rubbish in the wet and mediocre in the dry. Traction is broken at the first hint of moisture on acceleration from a start, especially if on a hill. By far the worst gripping tyres in the wet/moist/cold I have ever used in 25 years of driving.
ABS has cut in on several occassions in the wet at low speed much to my surprise.
If my car was a 250bhp turbo charged torque monster and drove like a track day star I would give them some slack, but I drive a 115bhp petrol Nissan mostly round town!
Cant wait for them to wear down so I can justify swaping them for some decent rubber.
tyre reviewed on July 10, 2015   
Given 71% (breakdown) while driving a BMW 525i (255-40-17-W)
Driving on mostly country roads for 0 average miles
Fitted this tire less than 2 months ago and done around 1000 miles.So far found this tire quet and with excellent grip both dry and wet. Sounds good, however had high speed sidewall blowout while doing 80mph on motorway in straight line. Not fun have to say. Totally unexpected and for this reason i am not buying it again
tyre reviewed on June 27, 2015   
Given 53% (breakdown) while driving a Mitsubishi (195-60-15-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 30,000 average miles
good tires only on dry surfaces. tread very quickly wear off especially the sides, the drama begins when it starts raining, it's hard to move without breaking the grip, for a few minutes before rain washed mud from the road, the grip and tractione drops dramatically on wet! but they are relatively predictable. Snow - the complete mistake on the snow! ABS pumps and the car goes where he wants, but it is a very good tire compared to the worst budget tire I've ever had - MOHAWK !!!
"MOHAWK- if you hate your mother in law, or wish someone's death only mohawk !!"
tyre reviewed on May 31, 2015   
Given 57% (breakdown) while driving a Toyota Avensis verso (205-60-16-V)
Driving on a combination of roads for 10,000 average miles
I have run these on a Toyota Avensis Verso however fronts would only give 10000 rears 30000 and are a good all round medium rated tyre would buy again
tyre reviewed on February 7, 2015   
Given 83% (breakdown) while driving a Mercedes Benz CLK203 Kompressor (255-35-18-W)
Driving on mostly town for 6,000 average miles
These Bravuris 2 rear tyres replaced the death trap 'Sunny' ones that came on the car when i bought it 3 years old. They are superb, I noticed the difference as soonas they were on....in that the car went straight rather than sideways. They grip very well and I have although not often cornered at 25mph without the slightest loss of grip and with normal sensible driving they have done 6000 miles and look brand new.
tyre reviewed on February 3, 2015   
Given 84% (breakdown) while driving a Ford (225-50-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 22 easy going miles
Put a set on my 2010 Ford Fusion. After 22,000 miles, the front are completely worn out. No I have not rotated them like I should have. Back still have about half the tread left. Front tires lose traction now when roads are wet. Time to get new tires but probably won't get these again due to the fast tread wear. These tires were good for about 20,000 miles, but that is all. I'm not an aggressive driver, I'm a grandpa and drive like a grandpa. About 50/50 highway and city miles.
tyre reviewed on December 9, 2014   
Given 79% (breakdown) while driving a Ford Fiesta mk7 (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 20,000 average miles
Excellent value tyres. The Continental R&D shines through, at a fraction of the cost. Great grip and feedback in dry and wet conditions. So much better than the ?Hankook Ventus supplied with the car. I had 2 tyres for £110. Couldn't be more pleased with them. Decided to try Vredesteins this time as quite a bit cheaper than Barum's. Just because some people haven't heard of Barum, do not be a badge snob and overlook them!
tyre reviewed on September 15, 2014   
Given 56% (breakdown) while driving a Toyota MK2 MR2 NA (225-45-17-)
Driving on mostly motorways for 5 easy going miles
I dont drive my car hard but I would have thought two tyres would have lasted longer than 1500 miles just been informed I need another set or rear tyres completely surprised by this as I dont do that many miles.
tyre reviewed on September 13, 2014   

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