Vredestein Sportrac 5

Dry Grip 90%
Wet Grip 89%
Road Feedback 84%
Handling 85%
Wear 86%
Comfort 85%
Buy again 85%

The Vredestein Sportrac 5 is a High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

This tyre replaced the Vredestein Sportrac 3

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Tyre review data from 55 tyre reviews averaging 86% over 377,420 miles driven.

Tyre Test Highlights

2016 ADAC Tyre Test - 185/65 R15 - 1st of 16 tyres

  • Positive - Very balanced summer tyre with top marks on wet roads, very good in the dry
  • Negative - None mentioned

2013 ACE Summer Touring Tyre Test - 2nd of 16 tyres

2012 Auto Express Summer Tyre Test - 2nd of 8 tyres

  • Overall - The Vredestein Sportrac 5 is another tyre which prioritises wet grip over fuel economy. Even stronger in the dry than the Goodyear, the Sportrac 5 puts in an excellent all round performance to place second
Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
175/60 R14 79H   E B 70  
185/60 R14 82H   E B 70  
195/60 R14 86H   E B 70  
195/70 R14 91H   C B 70  
195/55 R15 85V   E B 70  
185/60 R15 84H   E B 70  
195/60 R15 88H   C B 70  
185/65 R15 88H   E B 70  
205/65 R15 94H   C B 70  
195/45 R16 84V XL   E B 71  
205/60 R16 92V   E B 70  
215/60 R16 99H XL   C B 71  
205/55 R17 95V XL   C B 71  
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Size Price Range  
195/50 R15 £41.92 - £42.30 (4 Prices) Compare Prices >>
195/65 R15 £41.72 - £46.70 (10 Prices) Compare Prices >>
205/50 R16 £70.86 - £76.10 (4 Prices) Compare Prices >>
205/55 R16 £48.56 - £73.20 (13 Prices) Compare Prices >>
Available in 56 tyre sizes - View all.

Top Vredestein Sportrac 5 Review

Given 81% (breakdown) while driving a Ford Focus (205/55 R16 W) on mostly country roads for 12,000 spirited miles
Got these to replace a set of worn out Michelin Primary HP tyres on the Ford Focus.
Firstly you need to understand that a couple of years previously i'd had the standard suspension upgraded by swapping it out for Bilstien B12 Gas shocks with matching Eibach springs, due to rubbish A & B roads causing suspension damage, After which I had the whole set up laser aligned by the tuning company that fitted the suspension.

Anyways , following this , the better handling from this swap led to a downside.The tyre noise transmitting through the body from the Michelin's on all road surfaces increased considerably.When it came time to change, i got a set of 4 x Sportrac 5's all round.Firstly the road noise reduced noticeably.It was still there, but not as bad.
Handling: - At first I though I'd made a huge mistake. The handling seemed sloppy and the car seemed wayward.However I persevered and as the tyres scrubbed in over the next few thousand miles, the grip level has kept on increasing.

12000 mile later and they are now gripping really well in both wet and dry conditions, almost like a premium sports tyre. The wear rate also seems very good.

Knowing what i know now.I will definitely put them on again , when it becomes time to replace them, and put up with scrubbing the next set in as well.
29 - tyre reviewed on May 25, 2016   

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Given 90% (breakdown) while driving a Volkswagen Golf 7 TDI (195/65 R15 H) on track for 7,000 average miles
had a set off these fitted 1 year ago and 7000km ago
they are great tyres
had pirelli before en these are much less road noise
after i got impressed by these i bought the snowtracs for winter same size en happy with them to.
i think il stay with vredestein for now
will buy again
0 - tyre reviewed on September 2, 2017   
Given 89% (breakdown) while driving a Toyota Avensis (225/45 R17) on mostly country roads for 20,000 average miles
I've had these tyres for nearly 5 years and 20000 miles. They've still got 5mm of tread. So they are wearing very well. The dry grip is excellent and the wet grip is pretty good too. When new they were quiet and comfortable, but they have got noisier as they get older, and the rubber gets harder.
I would buy thses tyres again.
3 - tyre reviewed on August 19, 2017   
Given 94% (breakdown) while driving a Fiat Grande punto (175/65 R15 H) on mostly town for 100 easy going miles
Bought two of these sportrac5 tyres and they are absolutely amazing I would definitely recommend these tyres to anyone and would buy again 10 out of 10 keep it up vredesteine
1 - tyre reviewed on May 27, 2017   

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