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Uniroyal Rainsport 2

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The Uniroyal Rainsport 2 is a Ultra High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars. Below is data from 211 tyre reviews averaging 81% over 1,935,153 miles driven.

This tyre replaced the Uniroyal Rainsport
This tyre has been replaced by the Uniroyal Rainsport 3

Uniroyal Rainsport 2
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Size Price Range  
205/55 R16 £55.10 - £62.00 (2 prices)
225/45 R17 £74.56 - £83.61 (7 prices)
225/40 R18 £82.08 - £100.30 (3 prices)
235/35 R19 £134.54 - £166.86 (3 prices)
Available in 66 tyre sizes - View all.

Uniroyal Rainsport 2 Reviews

Given 84% (breakdown) while driving a Mitsubishi carisma (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 35,000 spirited miles
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tyre reviewed on August 10, 2014   
Given 50% (breakdown) while driving a CitroŽn C5 Estate (225-45-17-)
Driving on mostly motorways for 35,000 spirited miles
Had them on the rears for the last 12 month as it's came with the car.
I've done 35k on them on rears (80% on the motorways) an it's just half-worn. The grip was not the worst, kept me well on the motorway in the shallow water. However for the last 5-8k noise exactly the same as dying hub bearing on 40-55 mph and vibration sound on over 60mph. As soon as I dropped them onto the fronts noise became incredibly loud and slight vibration on the steering wheel, although after they've been balanced well. Road feedback just below an average and no comfort at all.

Definitely will never buy again.
tyre reviewed on August 4, 2014   
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Given 87% (breakdown) while driving a Volvo V70 2.4 (225-45-17-W)
Driving on a combination of roads for 8,000 easy going miles
Switched from Pirreli.I drive on the M62 "over the tops" of the Pennines every week.Lots of rain, snow and sleat.Fantastic grip in all conditions. Car goes exactly where I point it.These tyres give me complete confidence.Will fit RS3 next time.
tyre reviewed on May 16, 2014   
Given 74% (breakdown) while driving a BMW E46 330ci (225-45-17-)
Driving on mostly town for 30,000 spirited miles
My local specialist recommended these RFT as replacements for my Continentals. I have no complaints at all, they gripped well in all conditions except snow, lasted 4 years before on of the rears got a puncture but at least it didn't come right off the rim like the previous ones. You need to take care of the rears as they seem vulnerable to slow punctures. I was forced to use what was available to me and now have Bridgestone Re050a which seem good under breaking, but you would expect this on brand new tyres. However, they are significantly more expensive than the Uniroyals.....only time will tell if it is a good choice.
tyre reviewed on April 18, 2014   
Given 96% (breakdown) while driving a Honda Civic (175-70-13-V)
Driving on a combination of roads for 6,000 spirited miles
My civic was sliding all over road with continentals and roadstones. Especially after bit of rain. After upgrading 2 front ones to Uniroyal I never experienced that anymore. in heavy rain got a crash in a back because other guy couldn't stop that rapid after tailgating me and that was end of car. Tires are wearing bit faster, fantastic performance
tyre reviewed on April 10, 2014   
Given 90% (breakdown) while driving a Ford fiesta st (205-40-17-W)
Driving on a combination of roads for 10,000 spirited miles
The rainsport 2 are the third set of tyres i have had on my ST, and are the best so far. Better than the P Zero and Dunlop Sport Maxx.
Great grip wet or dry, they give you great confidence when at the limit.

Would recommend.
tyre reviewed on April 1, 2014   
Given 85% (breakdown) while driving a Volkswagen Polo GTI (195-45-15-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 0 spirited miles
Amazing so much grip dry and wet.
tyre reviewed on March 30, 2014   
Given 100% (breakdown) while driving a Ford Focus ST (225-45-17-W)
Driving on a combination of roads for 0 average miles
tyre reviewed on March 25, 2014   
Given 90% (breakdown) while driving a Ford Focus ST (225-45-17-W)
Driving on a combination of roads for 0 average miles
Have these on the back of my ST and they are a very good tyre!
tyre reviewed on March 22, 2014   
Given 27% (breakdown) while driving a BMW 330 (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 10 average miles
Replaced the Bridgestone Turanzas on my BMW 330 sport E46 with Uniroyal Rainsport 2 all roundand were fine to start with but within 6 months / 5000 miles they became very noisy sounding like a wheel bearing ( uneven wear ) also started to tramline / bump stear very badly. - Awful. Replaced with Goodyear Eagle F1 assymetric 2 and the car is transformed. Think the V pattern doesn't suit the 3 series at all.
In fairness the Uniroyal Rainsports on my wife's MX5 are fine, but is a lighter /slower car.
tyre reviewed on February 24, 2014   

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