Sonar SX2

Dry Grip 69%
Wet Grip 58%
Road Feedback 60%
Handling 56%
Wear 85%
Comfort 68%
Buy again 63%

The Sonar SX2 is a High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

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Tyre review data from 12 tyre reviews averaging 66% over 112,926 miles driven.

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2014 Auto Bild 50 Summer Tyre Shootout - 43rd of 50 tyres

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Top Sonar SX2 Review

Given 93% while driving a Volkswagen (205/55 R16) on a combination of roads for 26 spirited miles
When being offered these as an alternative to the mid range brand I usually buy, for our fleet of vehicles, at a cheaper price, I thought I would be getting a budget tyre!
By golly, these are no budget tyre, I am getting more miles and much better performance while saving money.
45 - tyre reviewed on February 2, 2015   

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Given 76% while driving a Vauxhall Insignia CDTI SRI 130 (225/55 R17) on a combination of roads for 16,000 average miles
These are a good budget tyre, you will notice that most of the poor reviews for these are from BMW owner and rear wheel drive cars, anyone putting budget tyres on a 530 and expecting it to stay on the road.....!! shouldn't be buying these. They do what it says on the tin and nothing more. Grand in the dry and average road holding in wet, reasonable ware rate 16k+ miles is okay in my book.
7 - tyre reviewed on August 1, 2018   
Given 27% while driving a BMW 3 series (225/50 R16) on a combination of roads for 1,000 average miles
I drive a 1986 BMW E30/2.5 liter stock engine [168HP].I first had Linglong tires which were as stable as jello.The tire dealer said that Sonar was recommended by BMW co and replaced the Linglongs. The dry road performance was nothing to write home about and I thought they''d handle well in the rain,but as soon as we started to have rain I was like a stuntman driving on the worst tires money can buy !! I have driven tens of cars in my life and I never experienced anything worse or more dangerous !
4 - tyre reviewed on October 28, 2017   
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Given 90% while driving a Mercedes Benz C180 Kompressor Elegance Se saloon (255/35 R18 W) on a combination of roads for 47,000 spirited miles
Drive a C180 and clock over 40k miles a years. Bought mine in Mar 2016 and only just reached the faded markers / indicators. That's a year and 4 months. Well impressed
4 - tyre reviewed on July 31, 2017   
Given 39% while driving a BMW 530D (225/40 R18) on mostly country roads for 1,000 average miles
Lethal in the wet!!!
14 - tyre reviewed on September 11, 2016   
Given 43% while driving a BMW 1 series (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 5,000 spirited miles
Good in the dry, ok noise for a budget tire.
Want to live? Dont buy those if you're living in a place with alot of bends and rainy weather!

Changing for Dunlop Sportmaxx RT as soon as possible! Life is to valuble to waste on bugdet tires!
0 - tyre reviewed on August 13, 2016   

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