Vredestein Sportrac 5

Dry Grip 90%
Wet Grip 89%
Road Feedback 84%
Handling 85%
Wear 86%
Comfort 84%
Buy again 85%
Vredestein Sportrac 5

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 53 tyre reviews averaging 86% over 350,420 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 £41.66 - £43.91 (5 Prices) Compare Prices >>
195/50 R16 £73.42 - £82.10 (4 Prices) Compare Prices >>
195/65 R15 £41.83 - £45.90 (10 Prices) Compare Prices >>
205/50 R16 £64.20 - £69.00 (5 Prices) Compare Prices >>
205/55 R16 £47.76 - £69.40 (13 Prices) Compare Prices >>
Available in 55 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.
25 - tyre reviewed on May 25, 2016   

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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   
Given 89% (breakdown) while driving a Honda Civic 1.8 (195/65 R15) on mostly motorways for 0 average miles
Drove 100,000 km in hot weather dubai. Try grip is incredibly good. But fuel economy is low.
The tires r not noisy still after 100k km.
Thinking to keep them till 130k.
5 - tyre reviewed on April 3, 2017   
Given 97% (breakdown) while driving a SEAT 1.4 TSI (195/50 R15 V) on a combination of roads for 3,000 spirited miles
This tire is amazing .. After Nokian and Uniroyal RE3, super positively surprised comfort, softness and good tire durability .. Tyre in dry and wet as adhesion to the substrate, which is great .. For aggressive driving have no complaints, the first and the right tires ! Who buys this cheap and very quality-tire, can feel it provides the right to his sports car if such there ..
Tyre for every recommendation!
Fit Sportrac 5 and enjoy ..
10 - tyre reviewed on January 9, 2017   

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