Westlake Radial RP18

Dry Grip 90%
Wet Grip 83%
Road Feedback 81%
Handling 81%
Wear 76%
Comfort 76%
Buy again 77%

The Westlake Radial RP18 is a Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

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Tyre review data from 11 tyre reviews averaging 81% over 71,030 miles driven.

Latest Group Test Results

2014 AMS Summer Tyre Test - 205/55 R16 - 10th of 11 tyres

  • Positive - At a low level a balanced, quiet tyre
  • Negative - Weak wet and dry performance, low-precision steering, wet roads load change sensitivity issues
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Top Westlake Radial RP18 Review

Given 84% while driving a Volkswagen Beetle 1200 (225/45 R17) on mostly town for 4,000 spirited miles
As good as the factory continual I had on in tearms of grip but find them loud 50 km, s up , great price great grip but loud , cannot fault grip in wet and dry.
68 - tyre reviewed on October 12, 2014   

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Given 97% while driving a Chevrolet Spark (185/55 R15 H) on mostly town for 10,000 average miles
The best tires I ever bought... the return every penny on safety, comfort and efficiency
3 - tyre reviewed on September 30, 2018   
Mitsubishi (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 10,000 easy going miles
Have had these tyres on my mitsubishi asx fronts from when I bought the car in Aug 16. Got original Yokohama aspect on rear and car is a 62 plate. Grip in the dry is pretty good. In the wet they are ok but tend to skid/ front end first on corners/roundabouts. I live on a hill and my drive is also steep onto the hill sideways. The slightest bit of hail/snow inhibits grip and the car will slide and skate like a fridge. I appreciate that they are summer tyres but would expect them to grip better in the wet. I agree with comments made about noise levels- bit loud like hail on a tin roof. I'm a little immune to it now but it was the first thing i noticed on my motorway drive home when I picked it up. They do however wear well but you have to put that into perspective with costs of better graded tyres which will cost a bit more. I previously had a mondeo and fitted michelin xclimate on them at Costco. Costly but brill. Don't think they are made for my asx car size. Looking a maxxis ap2 all seasons as a compromise for cost and safety.
8 - tyre reviewed on January 21, 2018   
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Ford (195/60 R15) on a combination of roads for 1,000 easy going miles
Horrible! I will never buy Westlake tires again. They make me feel unsafe everytime I am on the road because they have no sense of grip whatsoever. On top of that, they are too noisy, even for a budget tire. It's not worth it to risk buying Westlake. I heard they partly use plastic for their tires too. Never again!
11 - tyre reviewed on September 18, 2017   
Given 51% while driving a Mitsubishi mirage cyborg r (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 0 average miles
Never again. Even if I don't have the money, I will not risk it again with these cheap and unsafe tires. They are slippery on wet road, noisy, and they wear fast. Overall, you pay for your money's worth.
4 - tyre reviewed on September 8, 2017   
Given 98% while driving a Ford Focus MK1 (195/60 R15) on mostly country roads for 30 average miles
Had these fitted today, at National Tyres, I had ordered the Westlake SP06 tyres but after fitting I noticed that it was these tyres fitted, anyway they seem to be really good, they are quiet, respond well to the road, all in all a great cheap tyre.
18 - tyre reviewed on March 2, 2017   

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