Vauxhall Zafira 1.9 CDTI Auto Tyres

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The following tyres have been reviewed on the Vauxhall Zafira 1.9 CDTI Auto
Firestone RoadHawk (22) 87% 81% 73% 60% 51% 78% 48% 68% 101,450

Vauxhall Zafira 1.9 CDTI Auto Tyre Review Highlights

Writing about the Firestone RoadHawk given 63% (205-55-16-)
Driving on mostly town for 5300 easy going miles
We fitted four of these tyres to a Vauxhall Zafira 1.9 CDTI Automatic.
They tend to look under-inflated, because the side walls bulge a bit more than all the other tyres we've used in the past.
After just 5300 miles, the front tyres are now down to 3 - 4.5mm across the width.
Yes, the wear is uneven despite the tracking being done at the time of fitting. But even ignoring that, if they were 4-4.5 all the way across, they would seem to be wearing much faster expected, for a car that is driven gently much of the time.
The grip is all I could ask for at the price, both wet and dry. Even in damp conditions you don't tend to get much wheel spin.
Despite the softer sidewalls, they still give decent feedback, and have not made the handing much worse (though the Zafira is not the sort of car that you can throw around bends at the best of times).
If they were not wearing so fast, I'd have been pleased with them, especially for the fairly low price I paid.
But it seems that they will need replacing once they are about 7000 - 8000 miles old! That's just not good enough.
tyre reviewed on 2019-11-18 19:21:15
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