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Bridgestone A001

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The Bridgestone A001 is a High Performance All Season tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars. Below is data from 41 tyre reviews averaging 89% over 480,216 miles driven.

Bridgestone A001
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Size Price Range  
195/65 R15 £43.22 - £52.00 (4 prices)
205/55 R16 £55.02 - £63.00 (4 prices)
Available in 18 tyre sizes - View all.

Tyre Test Results:

Bridgestone A001 Reviews

Given 92% (breakdown) while driving a Toyota Yaris (165-45-14-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 3,000 spirited miles
After reading the reviews here I decided to fit them to my yaris, to replace the mixed junk that was on the car. Easily the best tyre I have ever driven on, transformed my Yaris into something thats fun to drive! Fantastic levels of grip with a good sidewall that doesn't fold under very hard cornering. Noise level when I first put them on was shockingly loud but this has toned down after a couple of thousand miles of hard driving. Superb dry stopping distance and a good wet weather performance. Can't comment on wear as I have only done 3k on them.
There that good my mate who's been 30 years in the car trade asked what I was running after borrowing the car and purchased some for his car!
Spent ages reading reviews and went with these, hoping the top reviews for this tyre were on the money and not written for money and it's safe to say these reviews are correct.
Brilliant tyres.
tyre reviewed on May 31, 2015   
Given 96% (breakdown) while driving a Toyota Yaris (185-60-15-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 22,000 average miles
Superb all year option. Very safe in the wet, as good as a summer tyre in the dry and with the added bonus of cold/snow/ice performance for 95% of the UK. Why fit anything else?
tyre reviewed on March 21, 2015   
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Given 84% (breakdown) while driving a Hyundai (175-65-14-)
Driving on mostly country roads for 300 spirited miles
Had them since Oct.Been brilliant in heavy rain and some muddy surfaces.
Good on frosty/icy days.Some noise but can live with that.Mpg down by 3-4%,but can accept as feel much safer.Have impressed two others who went off to get some!
tyre reviewed on February 2, 2015   
Given 100% (breakdown) while driving a CitroŽn C3 (225-45-17-)
Driving on mostly town for 2,000 easy going miles
I fitted these tyres replace the michelins on a citroen c3. They have improved the handling and road holding ability of this car by 100%. They feel very assured in driving in all conditions. I have just been using them in the wintery snow covered conditions and they have not let me down. They break very well. Quite simply one of the best all round tyres you could put on a car. My neighbour is so impressed he will be fitting them to his Lexus..
tyre reviewed on December 30, 2014   
Given 99% (breakdown) while driving a Ford Mondeo (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 10,000 average miles
A super tyre in all conditions! Ive had many tyres from the leading makes over the years, pirelli,goodyear,michelin,avon,verdestien and I cxan honestly say that these tyres are the best all round ive ever had. the only ones that matched them in the wet were the verdestien ones I had (ive forgotten which ones they were). They are super in the wet giving super confidence on a very wet motorway for example and also they are good in the snow, no more silly summer tyres for snow driving, these tyres just grip with no problems. I dont think for my Mondeo that I will look at another set of summer tyres from any manufacturer again and will deffintaly be putting another set of these on the backs when my pirelli rear tyres wear down as I only have these A001s on the front at the momment.
tyre reviewed on December 27, 2014   
Given 84% (breakdown) while driving a Renault Laguna Phase II (205-55-16-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 10,000 average miles
Great tyres,Give confidence in every condition.Both our cars have them all round and wear slowly.
tyre reviewed on November 24, 2014   
Given 94% (breakdown) while driving a Saab Automobile 9 5 2.2 TiD Linear Estate (215-55-16-V)
Driving on mostly motorways for 33,000 easy going miles
Now @ End of life on the second set on the front. Both sets consistently lasted over 32K miles (surprisingly previous summer Goodyears and Michelins 22K). Also unlike previous tyres, still performed well when down to 2mm even under stress. Never put a foot wrong under any condition (heat, rain, snow...). Resistance to aquaplaning at motorway speeds was particularly impressive. Amazing product. Note it is directional and you can't swap wheels to the other side of the car.
tyre reviewed on October 29, 2014   
Given 53% (breakdown) while driving a Renault Laguna II (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 10,000 average miles
Possibly the worst tyres I ever had. On wet roads, several times the car
broke out in a curve. Never again.
tyre reviewed on October 14, 2014   
Given 93% (breakdown) while driving a Volkswagen Touran Match SE BlueMotion TDI (205-55-16-V)
Driving on a combination of roads for 20,000 average miles
Now on my second set on the front after 2 years, 20,000 miles. No wear on the rears after this mileage.. 8mm still !! Best tyres for a family car, awesome wet weather safety and you won't get stuck during winter.
tyre reviewed on October 10, 2014   
Given 81% (breakdown) while driving a Audi A4 1.9 TDI (205-55-16-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 16,000 average miles
Update on my Nov 2012 review. Had two A001's on the front and I liked them - excellent grip in all conditions if this is your primary concern. They got me up a very steep hill in Derbyshire on 2-3 inches of freshly fallen snow. I also feel that they corner well too. The downside is that they now make a noise (after 18 months of wear) - sounds like your wheel bearing! Put them on the back and Vredestein Sportrac5 now on front but I get more understeer with these. Cured the noise though.
tyre reviewed on July 13, 2014   

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