Pirelli Cinturato P7 Blue

Dry Grip 92%
Wet Grip 81%
Road Feedback 84%
Handling 86%
Wear 89%
Comfort 76%
Buy again 77%
Pirelli Cinturato P7 Blue

The Pirelli Cinturato P7 Blue is a Premium Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

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Tyre review data from 15 tyre reviews averaging 84% over 260,000 miles driven.

Tyre Test Highlights

2016 Market Overview - Braking Test - 1st of 50 tyres

2017 Auto Bild Summer Tyre Test - 2nd of 20 tyres

  • Positive - Good handling on wet roads, fast and accurate steering response, lowest rolling resistance
  • Negative - Lowest resistance to aquaplaning
  • Overall - Exemplary

2016 AutoBild Summer Tyre Test - 2nd of 15 tyres

  • Positive - Excellent results in the wet, fast steering response and good feedback, highest braking performance
  • Negative - Expensive
  • Overall - Exemplary
Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
205/55 R16 94V XL   B A 72  
215/55 R16 97W XL   A A 72  
215/55 R16 93W   B A 71  
225/55 R16 95V   B A 71  
225/55 R16 99W XL   A A 72  
225/55 R16 95W   B A 71  
205/60 R16 92V   B A 71  
205/60 R16 92H   B A 71  
205/60 R16 92H   B B 70  
225/45 R17 91Y   B A 71  
225/45 R17 91V   B A 71  
225/45 R17 94W XL   B A 72  
235/45 R17 94Y   B A 71  
235/45 R17 97W XL   A A 72  
245/45 R17 99Y XL   B A 72  
205/50 R17 93W XL   B A 72  
215/50 R17 95W XL   B A 72  
215/50 R17 91W   B A 71  
225/50 R17 98W XL   B A 72  
225/50 R17 98Y XL   B A 72  
215/55 R17 98W XL   B A 72  
225/55 R17 101W XL   B A 72  
225/40 R18 92W XL   B A 72  
235/40 R18 95Y XL   B A 72  
245/40 R18 97Y XL   B A 72  
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Size Price Range  
205/60 R16 £74.52 - £103.66 (19 Prices) Compare Prices >>
215/50 R17 £98.43 - £178.00 (13 Prices) Compare Prices >>
215/55 R16 £87.95 - £157.00 (21 Prices) Compare Prices >>
215/55 R17 £101.70 - £132.25 (9 Prices) Compare Prices >>
225/45 R17 £75.01 - £101.54 (19 Prices) Compare Prices >>
235/45 R17 £88.00 - £106.00 (15 Prices) Compare Prices >>
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Top Pirelli Cinturato P7 Blue Review

Given 90% (breakdown) while driving a Opel vectra c (225/45 R17) on mostly motorways for 10,000 average miles
Hello.

I bought the Pirelli Cinturato P7 blue as a replacement for Uniroyal RainSport2/Continental SportContatc2 combo that was fitted to the car when I bought it.
Was deciding between Conti SportContact5, Vredestein Ultrac Vorti and Cinturato P7 blue. Finally decided fot touring instead of sport tire and I'm not sorry. The tires are safe and progressive, very strong in wet conditions, very fuel efficient and ware slowly (after 10.000 miles stil 6,5-7mm thread left).
My driving style is mixed - mostly is motorway (75 mph) but I do alot of B road too and sometimes a section ot two of very spirited driving. Because these are touring tires I really cant fault them.

However ...

If you are doing a lot of spirited driving be ware ...
They have soft sidewalls so the road feedback and turn in into corners is a bit mooshy, grip is pleanty if driving is precise, but the tire will slide if you apply full power on faster (60 mph) long sweepers when the tires are fully loaded.

Final thoughts ...
Very competent, efficient and safe tire for touring and sometimes spirited driving.

For its intentions would definitly recomend ;)

Cheers from Slovenia
23 - tyre reviewed on August 26, 2015   

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Given 70% (breakdown) while driving a Renault Megane (225/40 R18) on a combination of roads for 500 average miles
good tires, grip is ok all around. just too noisy for me.
city driving, and i saw a fuel drop, on the highways, didnt make any diffirence at all, maby because winter tires are 205/ wide and these are 225.
will i buy them again, propably not, cause of the noise. but im stuck with them until they wear out.
0 - tyre reviewed on May 15, 2017   
Given 90% (breakdown) while driving a Opel Astra J Sports Tourer (225/50 R17 V) on a combination of roads for 40,000 average miles
Much better than the Michelin Primacy3 and the GoodYear Efficient grip Performance. Feeling of driving and exemplary duration.
0 - tyre reviewed on April 22, 2017   
Given 63% (breakdown) while driving a Ford Focus (205/50 R17) on a combination of roads for 15,000 spirited miles
Initially, I bought these tyres based on their excellent test results combined with the efficiency that they offer in the "blue" version. Straight from fitted, I was happy with the performance, though as stated it's not as immediate as a sports tyre - to be expected in a touring focussed tyre. Note also, being a touring tyre the profile is relatively narrow - my tyres offered practically zero rim protection as there is no carcass bulge in the lower profiles.

However, approximately 18 months after fitting I noticed that the performance seemed to start deteriorating, initially evidenced by poor wet grip. Dry grip remained ok. This got worse and worse (not helped by a very peaky turbo on a very front heavy diesel Focus) and resulted in me having very little confidence when turning in for a wet traffic island. We have a supermarket near here, too, with a steepish concrete ramp access (badger farm Winchester, for info) up which I would routinely lose traction in the wet.

Got fed up of risking my neck on every turn and swapped to Michelin Cross Climates all round. Problems solved.

In summary, good for ~15-20k miles, then terrible. Tyres still had the best part of 4mm tread, too.
0 - tyre reviewed on February 9, 2017   
Given 83% (breakdown) while driving a Volvo C70 D5 LUX (235/45 R17 W) on mostly motorways for 22,500 average miles
Superb lifespan from these, over 22,000 miles on the front wheels of a Volvo C70 D5. This is about 33% more than I got from Michelin Primacy 3s previously. Dry grip was excellent and wet performance also very good. Not a match for a modern sports tyre but very good indeed for a touring tyre with that sort of treadlife.
16 - tyre reviewed on August 2, 2016   

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