Nexen N8000

Dry Grip 79%
Wet Grip 74%
Road Feedback 68%
Handling 66%
Wear 68%
Comfort 79%
Buy again 69%

The Nexen N8000 is a Ultra High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

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Tyre review data from 77 tyre reviews averaging 72% over 552,342 miles driven.

Latest Group Test Results

2013 European Summer Sports Tyre Test - 17th of 18 tyres

  • Positive - Particularly strong in the wet
  • Negative - Very high wear

2013 Auto Bild Performance Summer Tyre Test - 3rd of 8 tyres

  • Positive - A strong all all-rounder with a balanced performance on wet and dry conditions.┬áStable running, short braking distances, excellent ride comfort and low noise
  • Negative - Average rolling resistance. Subjectively a little numb

2012 European Summer Tyre Test - 205/55 R16 - 14th of 14 tyres

  • Positive - Good in the wet.
  • Negative - High fuel consumption, highest wear.
Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
205/50 R16 91W XL   C C 74  
235/40 R17 94W XL   E C 74 10.00kgs
235/65 R17 104H   C C 74  
235/60 R18 103H   C C 74  
225/35 R20 90Y XL   F C 74  

Questions and Answers for the Nexen N8000

2016-03-26 - Just put 4 n8000 on my audi a4. Why are they so noisey is that normal????

While the Nexen N8000 hasn't been featured in a test in recent years, in one test in 2013 is was particularly recommended as a quiet tyre (details can be found here. Depending on just how noisy the new tyre is, we'd suggest getting your alignment checked to ensure even wear, or checking the pressures.
One thing worth noting is that a lot of noise comes from tread pattern, so all other things being equal, a tyre with more tread depth will be noisier.


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Top Nexen N8000 Review

Given 78% while driving a SEAT Leon FR+ (225/45 R18) on a combination of roads for 1,500 average miles
Bought these to replace my ps3s, which were amazing in wet and dry conditions, however budget constraints meant had to replace with something cheaper. Initially for the first 500 miles or so they were awful, then after dropping my tyre pressure and they had worn in, they have started to perform well, pretty grippy in wet and dry conditions, can confidently hit bends at similar speeds with ps3s on, will probably try something else but for the money well worth it, far better than other budget brands hands down! Give them a try if you're on a budget, you don't b disappointed.
112 - tyre reviewed on March 28, 2016   

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Given 43% while driving a BMW 325i M Sport (265/30 R19 W) on mostly motorways for 8,000 spirited miles
I had a sudden burst to my Falken FK510 tyres and it was a late evening. The only nearby workshop with 265/30/19 ready stock is Nexen N8000. Tried them on for 6 months, what I can tell is that this is a budget non-performance tyre. Dry grip is subpar. I have no confidence to go fast in corner like I used to with Bridgestone, Falken FK510 and Continental CSC6. Again, I understand this is a budget tyre but I didn't expect the dry grip to be this bad. Wet grip on the other hand, it is not too bad. So far no aquaplaning in the past 6 months. My advice is to go for a better tyre if budget is not an issue for you. Avoid this tyre at all cost if driving feel and safety at highspeed is your concern.
1 - tyre reviewed on August 10, 2020   
Given 50% while driving a Volkswagen CC (225/45 R17) on mostly country roads for 8,000 average miles
Casings failed with large circumferential cracks. Very lucky not to have gone bang replaced with Goodyears all round, consider these to be poor budget tyres that suffered dangerous structural failures
2 - tyre reviewed on March 13, 2020   
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Given 87% while driving a Volkswagen EOS (225/45 R17) on mostly country roads for 0 spirited miles
Replaced my goodyears on the eos, the nexen tires a very comfortable at the price, 10 % less precise when handling, but great grip, no noise tires for a vw Eos!
3 - tyre reviewed on March 1, 2020   
Given 90% while driving a MG 6 (225/45 R18 W) on mostly town for 600 spirited miles
Brought these to replace similar tyres , for the price I can't complain , I've not done enough miles to really comment on wear ect . But over all a good tyre .
8 - tyre reviewed on April 14, 2019   
Given 79% while driving a BMW 3 series (255/30 R19 W) on mostly motorways for 20,000 average miles
Bought nexen because this is my secondary summer setup for this car and did not want to spend alot of money.
Tyres are very nice suprise, specially for money they cost.
Dry grip is excelent, super quiet, low rolling resistance.
Wet grip is ok, not bad but not specially good either.
Probably will buy again...
18 - tyre reviewed on March 21, 2019   

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