Vredestein Ultrac Satin

Dry Grip 96%
Wet Grip 94%
Road Feedback 90%
Handling 87%
Wear 83%
Comfort 91%
Buy again 91%

The Vredestein Ultrac Satin 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 90% over 17,560 miles driven.

Tyre Test Highlights

2017 AMS Summer UHP Tyre Test - 8th of 10 tyres

  • Positive - Acceptable handling and short braking distances on dry roads
  • Negative - Slow response to steering and a tendency to understeer on wet surfaces, poor resistance to aquaplaning
  • Overall - Conditionally recommended

2017 Auto Bild Summer SUV Tyre Test - 9th of 10 tyres

  • Positive - Low rolling resistance, good resistance to aquaplaning, surprisingly high traction on grass
  • Negative - Low braking performance on dry roads, slow response to steering, low traction on sand, gravel and mud

2017 AZ Summer Tyre Test - 9th of 10 tyres

  • Positive - Low rolling resistance
  • Negative - Poor resistance to aquaplaning, tendency to understeer on dry roads, the longest braking distance on dry surfaces
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Size Price Range  
205/50 R17 £80.40 - £99.70 (6 Prices) Compare Prices >>
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225/45 R17 £68.86 - £76.00 (13 Prices) Compare Prices >>
225/55 R17 £89.84 - £100.60 (4 Prices) Compare Prices >>
235/40 R18 £96.30 - £99.90 (4 Prices) Compare Prices >>
245/40 R18 £102.80 - £113.90 (4 Prices) Compare Prices >>
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Top Vredestein Ultrac Satin Review

Given 93% (breakdown) while driving a Volkswagen golf 2.0 gt tdi (225/45 R17 W) on a combination of roads for 1,000 spirited miles
Dealer oredred these especially for my car, being so new he hadn't any in stock. In the past I've used Michelin Pilot Sport 3s and Goodyear Eagle F1 AS2. These Veedesteins are up there with the best. Massive improvement over the Bridgestone Potenzas that were on before - much more comfortable, less noise, much better grip. Will definitely buy these again.
112 - tyre reviewed on April 27, 2016   

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Given 91% (breakdown) while driving a Jaguar XF (245/45 R18) on mostly motorways for 60 spirited miles
This is the best tyre I have ever put on a car! Smooth, fantastic grip in the wet, inspires confidence on all road surfaces and the wear is unbelievable. I have had them on my Jaguar XF for over a year now and covered over 60,000 miles and they are still going strong with lots of wear left on them. Will certainly buy again.
0 - tyre reviewed on October 27, 2017   
Given 77% (breakdown) while driving a Alfa Romeo 147 JTD (215/45 R17 W) on a combination of roads for 1,000 average miles
I posted a review a few days ago but i can't find it.... Mayby Vredestein delete this ??

I speak about this Vredestein Ultrac Satin. 215-45-17 Extra Load tyre.

I'm not happy with this tyre. I Bought it last week but i have to regret. The side-wall is very soft.

I'f i go with a normal speed around the corner, there is no stress. No complains. When i have more speed on the same corner, the tyres are very weak. The side of the tire feeds into a bend which makes the car feel swaby. It feels like you have worn shock absorbers, or at least the rear of the car wants to slip away.

Maybe I can exchange the tires for better at the garage
1 - tyre reviewed on June 15, 2017   
Alfa Romeo (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 1,500 spirited miles
I ordered these tires, Vredestein Ultrac Satin 215-45-17 XL for my Alfa Romeo 147 115hp. I have these tires on the rear wheels. At the front i have Kumho Escta Le sport 215-45-17 XL and these tires are very good on dry asphalt, very grip and you can hardly bend. But in aquaplanning, they lose grip so you do not feel safe. That's why I wanted other tires. Thus ordered the Vredestein tires.

The Ultrac Satin has very good grip on dry asphalt and on wet roads. With aquaplaning no more unsafe feeling. Only the tires have too much comfort ... In fast turns, the tire feeds into the side wall, giving you an unsafe feeling in the curve. Maybe if I pump them up to 2.7 / 2.8 (now 2.5 bar) it drives a bit better. It's especially annoying if the front tires do not engage and the rear tires do.
4 - tyre reviewed on June 12, 2017   
Given 96% (breakdown) while driving a Skoda Fabia vRS (205/45 R16 W) on mostly motorways for 0 average miles
I only got a few words to say. AMAZING TYRES!!

At first i doubted these tyres because of the brand, but now as i mentioned i am amazed, really good tyres. no loudness, great comfort. it feels like you're sliding on the freeway. i recommend these to everyone.

4 - tyre reviewed on June 12, 2017   
Given 80% (breakdown) while driving a Volkswagen 1.8 20vT Sport (235/40 R18 V) on a combination of roads for 3,000 average miles
Tires are very good for their cost! The only problem is they are just a bit louder (not too much to worry about), very soft so they dont last a lot but handling is amazing, as well as wet and dry road grip!
6 - tyre reviewed on April 6, 2017   

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