Pirelli P Zero

Dry Grip 85%
Wet Grip 72%
Road Feedback 78%
Handling 74%
Wear 62%
Comfort 67%
Buy again 58%

The Pirelli P Zero is a Max Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

This is the original iconic P Zero tyre by Pirelli.

This tyre has been replaced by the Pirelli P Zero PZ4

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Tyre review data from 100 tyre reviews averaging 71% over 1,738,173 miles driven.

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Latest Group Test Results

2019 Auto Bild Summer Tyre Test - 8th of 20 tyres

  • Positive - Excellent wet and dry handling, precise steering with good feedback, short wet and dry braking.
  • Negative - Average mileage, high fuel use.
  • Overall - Recommended.

2019 Summer 53 Tyre Braking Shootout - 4th of 45 tyres

2018 Auto Express Summer Tyre Test - 5th of 10 tyres

  • Positive - The strongest tyres in dry and wet braking, excellent in wet handling. Sporty steering feel and handling.
  • Negative - Poor aquaplaning tests, highest rolling resistance.
Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
255/40 R17 94Y   E B 72  
255/40 R17 94W * E B 72  
255/40 R17 94V * E B 72  
205/45 R17 84V   E C 71  
205/45 R17 88Y XL   F B 72  
205/45 R17 88Y XL   E B 72  
205/45 R17 84V * E B 71  
225/45 R17 91V * E B 71  
225/45 R17 94Y XL   F A 72  
225/45 R17 91W * E B 71  
235/45 R17 97Y XL   E B 72  
245/45 R17 95Y   F B 71  
205/50 R17 89V * E B 71  
235/60 R17 102Y AO E B 71  
295/30 R18 94Y   E A 74  
245/35 R18 88Y * E B 71  
245/35 R18 88Y   F B 71  
245/35 R18 92Y XL MO F A 72  
255/35 R18 90Y   F B 72  
255/35 R18 94Y XL MO E B 73  
265/35 R18 97Y XL MO C B 73  
265/35 R18 97Y XL   E A 73  
275/35 R18 95Y   F B 72  
285/35 R18 97Y MOE E A 74  
285/35 R18 97Y MO E B 73  
205/40 R18 86W XL   E C 72  
205/40 R18 86Y XL   F A 72  
205/40 R18 86Y XL   E B 72  
215/40 R18 85Y   F B 71  
225/40 R18 88Y * E B 71  
225/40 R18 92Y XL   E A 72  
225/40 R18 92W XL   C B 72  
225/40 R18 92Y XL MO E A 72  
225/40 R18 88Y   F B 71  
235/40 R18 95Y XL MO E B 72  
235/40 R18 95Y XL   F B 72  
235/40 R18 95Y XL   E B 72  
245/40 R18 97Y XL MO C B 72  
245/40 R18 93Y   E B 71  
245/40 R18 97Y XL   E A 72  
245/40 R18 93Y   F A 71  
245/40 R18 93Y   E B 71  
255/40 R18 99Y XL MO E B 73  
255/40 R18 95Y MO E B 72  
255/40 R18 95Y MOE E A 72  
265/40 R18 101Y XL   E A 73  
225/45 R18 91W * E B 71  
225/45 R18 95W XL   E A 72  
245/45 R18 100Y XL AO C B 72  
245/45 R18 96Y AO C B 71  
245/45 R18 96Y   F B 71  
245/45 R18 100Y XL   E B 72  
255/45 R18 99Y AO C B 72  
275/45 R18 103Y N0 E A 72  
275/45 R18 103Y   E A 72  
275/45 R18 107Y XL   E A 73  
235/50 R18 101Y XL   E B 72  
245/50 R18 100Y   E A 71  
245/50 R18 100Y * E B 71  
245/50 R18 100Y N0 F A 71  
245/50 R18 100W * F B 71  
235/55 R18 104Y XL AO E B 72  
255/55 R18 109V XL   C B 73  
245/30 R19 89Y XL * C B 72  
255/30 R19 91Y XL   E B 73  
255/30 R19 91Y XL * E B 73  
265/30 R19 93Y XL   E A 73  
275/30 R19 96Y XL MO E A 73  
285/30 R19 98Y XL MO1 E B 74  
285/30 R19 98Y XL MO F A 73  
285/30 R19 98Y XL MO E B 74  
285/30 R19 98Y XL   F B 74  
295/30 R19 100Y XL LS E A 74  
295/30 R19 100Y XL N2 E A 74  
295/30 R19 100Y XL RO1 F A 74  
295/30 R19 100Y XL AM8 E A 74  
305/30 R19 102Y XL N2 F A 74  
305/30 R19 102Y XL RO1 F A 74  
355/30 R19 99Y   E A 74  
225/35 R19 88Y XL * C B 72  
225/35 R19 88Y XL   C A 71  
225/35 R19 88Y XL   E A 72  
225/35 R19 88Y XL * E B 72  
235/35 R19 91Y XL   E B 72  
235/35 R19 91Y XL L E A 72  
235/35 R19 87Y N2 F A 71  
235/35 R19 91Y XL RO1 F A 72  
235/35 R19 91Y XL K1 E A 72  
235/35 R19 91Y XL   F A 72  
235/35 R19 91Y XL MC1 E A 72  
235/35 R19 91Y XL   E B 72  
245/35 R19 93Y XL * E B 72  
245/35 R19 93Y XL MO E B 72  
255/35 R19 96Y XL L E A 73  
255/35 R19 96Y XL MO E B 73  
255/35 R19 92W * E B 72  
255/35 R19 92Y * E B 72  
255/35 R19 96Y XL AM8 E A 73  
255/35 R19 96Y XL   F B 73  
255/35 R19 96Y XL AO E B 73  
255/35 R19 92W * E B 72  
255/35 R19 96Y XL MO1 F A 73  
255/35 R19 96Y XL   E B 73  
255/35 R19 96Y XL   E A 72  
265/35 R19 94Y N2 E A 72  
265/35 R19 98Y XL * E A 73  
275/35 R19 96Y * E B 72  
275/35 R19 100Y XL J E A 73  
275/35 R19 96Y J E A 72  
285/35 R19 103Y XL   E B 74  
295/35 R19 104Y XL   E A 74  
225/40 R19 89W * E B 71  
225/40 R19 93Y XL   E A 72  
225/40 R19 89W * E B 71  
225/40 R19 93Y XL   E A 72  
225/40 R19 89Y * E B 71  
235/40 R19 92Y N0 E A 71  
245/40 R19 94Y   E B 71  
245/40 R19 94Y   E B 71  
245/40 R19 94Y J F A 71  
245/40 R19 98Y XL   E B 72  
245/40 R19 98Y XL J E B 72  
245/40 R19 94Y * E B 71  
255/40 R19 96Y   F B 72  
255/40 R19 100Y XL   B A 71  
255/40 R19 96Y   F B 73  
255/40 R19 96W * E A 72  
255/40 R19 96W   E B 72  
255/40 R19 100Y XL AO C B 73  
255/40 R19 100Z XL MO E B 73  
265/40 R19 102Y XL   E A 73  
265/40 R19 98Y N0 F A 72  
275/40 R19 105Y XL   B A 71  
275/40 R19 105Y XL J C B 73  
275/40 R19 101Y   B A 71  
275/40 R19 101Y   E B 72  
275/40 R19 101Y   E B 72  
275/40 R19 101Y * E B 72  
275/40 R19 101Y   F B 73  
275/40 R19 101Y   F B 72  
275/40 R19 101Y   C B 72  
275/40 R19 105Z XL MO E A 73  
275/40 R19 101Y * E B 72  
285/40 R19 103Y   E B 73  
285/40 R19 103Y   E A 73  
285/40 R19 107Y XL   E B 73  
285/40 R19 103Y N0 E A 73  
225/45 R19 92W * E B 71  
245/45 R19 98Y * E B 71  
245/45 R19 102Y XL   E B 72  
245/45 R19 102Y XL   C B 68  
245/45 R19 98Y   C B 68  
245/45 R19 98Y   E B 71  
245/45 R19 102Y XL   C B 71  
245/45 R19 102Y XL J C B 72  
245/45 R19 98Y * E B 71  
255/45 R19 104Y XL AO E B 73  
255/45 R19 100Y AO E B 72  
255/45 R19 100Y   E A 72  
255/45 R19 100W MO E B 72  
255/45 R19 100Y N0 E A 72  
255/45 R19 104Y XL   E B 73  
275/45 R19 108Y XL B1 C B 73  
285/45 R19 111W XL   C B 74  
235/50 R19 99W MO E B 71  
255/50 R19 107W XL   C B 73  
265/50 R19 110Y XL N0 C A 73  
255/55 R19 111W XL   C B 72  
325/25 R20 101Y XL   F A 74  
345/25 R20 100Y   E B 74  
245/30 R20 90Y XL   E B 72  
245/30 R20 90Y XL   E B 72  
255/30 R20 92Y XL   E A 73  
255/30 R20 92Y XL * E B 73  
255/30 R20 92Y XL   E A 73  
265/30 R20 94Y XL   E A 71  
265/30 R20 94Y XL RO1 E A 73  
275/30 R20 97Y XL   C B 73  
275/30 R20 97Y XL RO1 F A 73  
285/30 R20 99Y XL   E B 74  
285/30 R20 99Y XL J E B 74  
295/30 R20 101Y XL   E A 74  
295/30 R20 101Y XL J E A 74  
295/30 R20 101Y XL N0 E A 74  
295/30 R20 101Y XL   E A 74  
295/30 R20 101Y XL * E A 74  
295/30 R20 101Y XL AMS F A 74  
305/30 R20 103Y XL N0 E A 74  
305/30 R20 103Y XL   E A 74  
305/30 R20 99Y MC1 E A 74  
305/30 R20 103Y XL   E A 74  
305/30 R20 103Y XL   E A 74  
305/30 R20 103Y XL AMX E A 74  
335/30 R20 104Y LS F A 74  
225/35 R20 90Y XL * E B 72  
235/35 R20 88Y N0 E A 71  
235/35 R20 88Y   E B 71  
235/35 R20 92Y XL   E A 71  
245/35 R20 95Y XL   E B 72  
245/35 R20 95Y XL   E B 72  
245/35 R20 95Y XL   E B 72  
245/35 R20 95Y XL   E B 72  
245/35 R20 95Y XL AMS F A 72  
245/35 R20 95Y XL   E B 72  
245/35 R20 95Y XL K1 E B 72  
245/35 R20 91Y   E A 71  
245/35 R20 95Y XL F E A 72  
245/35 R20 91Y N0 F A 71  
255/35 R20 97Y XL   E B 73  
255/35 R20 97Y XL   E B 73  
255/35 R20 97Y XL AMX E A 73  
255/35 R20 97Y XL J E B 73  
255/35 R20 97Z XL MO E B 73  
255/35 R20 97Y XL JRS E A 73  
255/35 R20 97Y XL   E A 72  
255/35 R20 97Y XL AO E B 73  
265/35 R20 99Y XL * E A 73  
265/35 R20 99Y XL AO E A 73  
265/35 R20 99Y XL   E A 73  
265/35 R20 95Y N0 E A 72  
265/35 R20 99Y XL J F A 73  
265/35 R20 99Y XL   E A 73  
275/35 R20 105Z XL B1 E A 73  
275/35 R20 102Y XL   B A 71  
275/35 R20 102Y XL MOE C A 73  
275/35 R20 102Y XL   C B 73  
275/35 R20 102Z XL MO C B 73  
275/35 R20 102Y XL   F A 73  
275/35 R20 102Y XL * C B 73  
275/35 R20 102Y XL   B A 71  
275/35 R20 102Y XL RO1 E A 73  
275/35 R20 102Y XL   E A 71  
285/35 R20 100Y   E B 73  
285/35 R20 100Y FERRARI (F01) E B 73  
285/35 R20 100Y   E B 73  
285/35 R20 100Y   C B 73  
295/35 R20 105Y XL F E A 74  
295/35 R20 105Y XL   E A 74  
295/35 R20 105Y XL N0 E A 74  
295/35 R20 105Y XL   E A 74  
305/35 R20 104Y   E A 74  
305/35 R20 104Y F E A 74  
315/35 R20 110W XL   C B 75  
315/35 R20 106Y   F A 74  
315/35 R20 110Y XL   C B 74  
325/35 R20 108Y   F B 74  
245/40 R20 99Y XL   E B 72  
245/40 R20 99Y XL MOE C B 72  
245/40 R20 99Y XL MASERATI C B 72  
245/40 R20 99Y XL * E B 72  
245/40 R20 99Y XL   B A 71  
245/40 R20 99Y XL   F A 71  
245/40 R20 99Y XL   C A 72  
255/40 R20 101Y XL AO C B 73  
255/40 R20 101W XL MO E B 72  
255/40 R20 101Y XL   E A 73  
255/40 R20 105Z XL B1 E B 72  
255/40 R20 101Y XL N0 E A 73  
255/40 R20 101Y XL   E B 72  
265/40 R20 104Y XL AO C B 73  
275/40 R20 106Y XL   E B 73  
275/40 R20 106Y XL BL C A 73  
275/40 R20 106Y XL   C B 73  
275/40 R20 106W XL   C B 73  
275/40 R20 106Y XL BL E A 73  
275/40 R20 106Y XL B E A 73  
285/40 R20 104Y   F B 74  
295/40 R20 106Y   B A 71  
235/45 R20 100W XL MO E B 72  
245/45 R20 103Y XL   E B 72  
265/45 R20 108Y XL B1 E A 73  
265/45 R20 108Y XL MO E B 73  
265/45 R20 104Y   B A 71  
265/45 R20 108Y XL   B A 72  
295/45 R20 110Y   F B 74  
255/50 R20 109W XL   C B 72  
295/25 R21 96Y XL   F A 72  
305/25 R21 98Y XL   E A 74  
325/25 R21 102Y XL   F A 75  
355/25 R21 107Y XL LS F A 75  
255/30 R21 93Y XL   E A 73  
275/30 R21 98Y XL   E A 73  
275/30 R21 98Y XL * C B 73  
285/30 R21 100Y XL   E B 74  
285/30 R21 100Y XL   E A 74  
285/30 R21 100Y XL RO1 E A 73  
325/30 R21 108Y XL   E B 74  
325/30 R21 108Y XL * C B 74  
245/35 R21 96Y XL   E B 72  
245/35 R21 96Y XL * E B 72  
265/35 R21 101Y XL AO E A 73  
275/35 R21 103Y XL BL C A 73  
275/35 R21 103Y XL B E A 73  
275/35 R21 103Y XL   E A 72  
275/35 R21 103Y XL   C B 73  
275/35 R21 103Y XL   E A 73  
285/35 R21 105Y XL * C B 74  
295/35 R21 103Y   B A 71  
295/35 R21 107Y XL N1 C B 74  
295/35 R21 107Y XL   C B 74  
295/35 R21 107Y XL MO E B 74  
295/35 R21 107Y XL RO1 E A 73  
245/40 R21 100Y XL   E B 72  
255/40 R21 102Y XL   E B 72  
265/40 R21 101Y   B A 71  
265/40 R21 105Z XL B1 C B 73  
265/40 R21 105Y XL   B A 71  
295/40 R21 111Y XL MO C B 74  
295/40 R21 111Y XL   C B 74  
315/40 R21 111Y   C A 74  
265/45 R21 104W   C B 72  
275/45 R21 107Y   E A 72  
285/45 R21 113Y XL   C B 71  
335/25 R22 105Y XL   F A 75  
285/30 R22 101Y XL   E B 74  
325/35 R22 110Y   C A 74  
265/40 R22 106Y XL   C B 71  
275/40 R22 108Y XL   C B 72  
275/40 R22 108Y XL   C B 72  
285/40 R22 106Y   E A 74  
285/40 R22 110Y XL   C B 71  

Questions and Answers for the Pirelli P Zero

2016-06-30 - Pirelli have just launched their new version of the PZero. When will they launch the new version of their Runflat PZero, with all the advantages, of the new standard tyre, mentioned in the press release? Thanks again, Ray.

We are still currently waiting to hear back from Pirelli regarding the launch dates for the runflat version of the new PZ4 P Zero. Update: There already are a few run flat homologations currently in the range for BMW 7 Series, Mercedes E Class and MINI Clubman. More due soon but no dates as of yet.


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Top Pirelli P Zero Review

Given 76% while driving a Ford Focus (225/45 R17 W) on mostly motorways for 11,875 spirited miles
Awesome grip in wet as long the water isn´t high enough for aquaplaning. Very progressive in corners, the feedback is more than OK. Surprises don´t exist. OK, there exist better tyres if you driving in heavy rain, but if the street is only wet the P Zero is a very strong performer.

In dry the P Zero is also very fast, but the progressiveness could be better.

The week point is the temperature. Below 5° celsius the grip is noticeable poorer. The grip drops down and the tyre doesn´t give you the feedback where the limit is.

On my FWD the wear on drive axle will reach about 13000 miles, I guess. It´s not awesome but imho what you can expect from an UHP-tyre with my driveing profile.

Conclusion: The aquaplaning skills could be a bit better, the tyre should be better on lower temperatures. But overall it´s an good tyre if you want good grip in dry and wet.

I dunno how long the old version of P Zero will be available, so I don´t buy it again. The new P Zero PZ4 is available in some dimensions, I guess in near future also in 225/45R17

27 - tyre reviewed on August 7, 2016   

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Audi (275/30 R21 W) on mostly town for 2,000 average miles
Had two sets of these. Wear is fast especially with camber of S7. Terrible in the wet when braking and entering corners under hard braking. Wouldn't buy again. very hyped up tyre. About to try Michelin Power Sport 4s
0 - tyre reviewed on November 15, 2019   
Given 81% while driving a BMW 520d M Sport (275/35 R19 W) on mostly motorways for 11,000 average miles
Just reviewed the front tyres below in 225/40/19 as the rears are 275/35/19 due to the BMW staggered set up and as below very good tyres and after 11k the rears are down to just under 5mm.

No issues with the tyres in the wet or dry, they seem to be wearing well and evenly and should last 20-25k.
1 - tyre reviewed on September 24, 2019   
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Given 83% while driving a BMW 520d M Sport (225/40 R19 W) on mostly motorways for 11,000 average miles
These tyres have done 11k now mainly Motorway and Country lanes and the fronts have worn down to 5mm all round.

Excellent dry and wet grip and although they are Run Flat i find them very comfortable, an very good tyre imho.
1 - tyre reviewed on September 24, 2019   
Given 41% while driving a Mercedes Benz S350 2004 saloon. (275/35 R20 W) on mostly town for 0 easy going miles
Tyre fitted from new MO and just manage to get 13000 miles. Also changed the front which are still legal with 3mm but wearing bad on the edge. Checked alignment and tyre pressure often. This is the second set of Pirelli P Zero that has let me down. Some budget tyres do much better than this MO tyre.
3 - tyre reviewed on September 12, 2019   
Mercedes Benz (265/35 R18 W) on mostly motorways for 4,000 easy going miles
Very noisy tyre, granted my tyres are wide, but I have a colleagues with same car as mine and Goodyear’s on and it is a completely different beast altogether. Weimar is also an issue. Other than that it’s a good tyre.
0 - tyre reviewed on September 2, 2019   

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