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Falken ZE914

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The Falken ZE914 is a Premium Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars. Below is data from 43 tyre reviews averaging 85% over 234,500 miles driven.

This tyre replaced the Falken ZE912

Falken ZE914
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Falken ZE914 Reviews

Given 90% (breakdown) while driving a Renault Espace Mk IV (225-55-17-W)
Driving on a combination of roads for 3,000 average miles
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tyre reviewed on September 12, 2014   
Given 87% (breakdown) while driving a Volkswagen passat (225-45-17-)
Driving on mostly motorways for 25,000 spirited miles
tyre reviewed on September 4, 2014   
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Given 84% (breakdown) while driving a Ford Focus mk2 (205-50-17-W)
Driving on a combination of roads for 5,000 average miles
Bought these after reading reviews on this tyre. Was on a budget so went for mid range tyres. I am glad I did as these are excellent tyres. I have used GY Efficientgrip, Conti sport 5 and Dunlop sport Maxx RT. The falkens provide as good dry and wet grip with these best of these, quieter than all of them, with as good fuel efficiency. Yet handling was excellent with good feedback. The wear rate thus far has been very impressive. I have done 5000 miles. I just had a brake check at a local ford garage and they still had 8mm in all four corners, ie virtually no wear!
Very impressed, highly recommended.
tyre reviewed on September 3, 2014   
Given 87% (breakdown) while driving a Honda Accord (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 7,000 spirited miles
Having used 10 sets of tyres in 100000 miles of my Honda Accord 2.0 sport trying nearly every manufacture Michelin Goodyear Pirelli kunho firestone etc I have been really impressed with these. I am a spirited driver and expect excellent wet and dry weather feedback. These tyres do exactly that. Comfortable on the motorway , rock solid in the rain ( which is most of our weather) but also surprisingly good under real racing ( Castle Combe track day)
The best compliment is that I never have to think about them , which is not always the case with some. I was very impressed with the Michelin Primacy which cost 40 percent more and with the exception of a minor reduction in dry weather feedback I would say these are very similar in terms of performance. I will be returning when they wear out.
You won't be disappointed
tyre reviewed on August 28, 2014   
Given 87% (breakdown) while driving a Fiat Grande Punto TJet (205-45-17-W)
Driving on mostly country roads for 4,000 spirited miles
Nice tyre. Good lateral grip and traction both on dry and wet, good comfort and low noise.
Even if Bridgestone RE050A (oem) had a better lateral grip and the steer seemed stiffer I don't miss them: they are a bit too much sporty.
Falken ZE 914 are cheaper but the quality is very good.
Signs of wear are already visible on front axle (thanks to a smart indicator system), probably the compound is a bit soft.
If wear doesn't get worse so quickly I would buy again
tyre reviewed on August 13, 2014   
Given 91% (breakdown) while driving a Toyota Corolla (195-60-15-H)
Driving on mostly motorways for 0 average miles
A very good tire, both wet and dry area, my abs is on vacation ... have a very good price compared to the competition. I will definitely buy again.
tyre reviewed on August 4, 2014   
Given 83% (breakdown) while driving a Caterham Roadsport 140 (185-60-14-H)
Driving on a combination of roads for 5,000 average miles
I wanted a good tyre for touring use away from motorways. Absolute grip in the dry had to be compromised by excellent grip in the wet, especially on a rear-wheel drive car without ABS, traction control and all the rest of the systems that take control away from the driver. The Falkens have proved a good choice. Whilst much of the driving might be considered as "average" style, there is some that it "spirited". At this level the Falkens feel progressive on the back - which means more control for the driver over corners: braking, turn-in, and acceleration. I might try another tyre for comparison, but not because I'm dissatisfied with the Falkens. The Falkens have proved to be better than the previously fitted Avon ZX3s.
tyre reviewed on July 31, 2014   
Given 64% (breakdown) while driving a Saab Automobile 9-3 SportCombi AERO Hirsch (235-40-18-W)
Driving on a combination of roads for 10,000 spirited miles
The Falken ZE-914 is a decent tire but not as good overall as the other tires mounted on my cars over the years (Michelin Pilot Sport, Continental SportContact, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric2). The ZE-914 is good in rain and on wet slippery roads where it handles very well. Regarding noise the ZE-914 is a little noisier than the previously mentioned tires, but not much – the noise level is okay. The ZE-914 definitely needs to be warm to perform best. But the comfort level of the ZE-914 never reaches the same level as other tires mentioned. In high speed the ZE-914 also performs very well and provides a nice feedback. Considering the price of the ZE-914 compared to the previously mentions tires it’s lower, and the price needs to, because the other tires just feel better overall.
tyre reviewed on July 4, 2014   
Given 86% (breakdown) while driving a Audi A3 (225-40-18-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 2,000 average miles
Amazing tyre! Just did 2000km and so far so good. They give you a very smooth and comfortable ride. Lots of grip on dry and in corners. In wet also very good. I have not discovered any negative points. Compared with my previous tires, continental sportcontact 5, the Falken's are better on all fronts. I recommend them to everyone.

My car: audi a3 2.0 tdi cr 190hp 410NM
tyre reviewed on June 28, 2014   
Given 89% (breakdown) while driving a Honda Civic Type R (225-45-18-W)
Driving on mostly country roads for 6,000 spirited miles
These tyres came on the car when I purchased it. For a car with very stiff suspension the comfort along with grip are easily top tier. Plenty of tread left after 6000 or so miles. Will be purchasing the same ones again when these run out for sure.
tyre reviewed on April 28, 2014   

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