- Dry Grip 10
- Wet Grip 10
- Road Feedback 10
- Handling 10
- Wear 9
- Comfort 9
- Buy again 10
A Combination of Roads for 15,000 Spirited milesVolkswagen Passat B5.5 130 TDI Sport
Best Tyre EVERTyre size reviewed: 225-40-18-W
The Pirelli PZero Rosso is a Summer Max Performance tyre designed to be fitted to a Passenger Car.
Best Tyre EVERTyre size reviewed: 225-40-18-W
Although mostly Country motoring, have on occasion done the Motorway trip for 500miles - comfort excellent - little noise - grip exceptional - wear extremely good cross changed front to back at 18,000 and now at 30,000 they need changing all down to 2/3mm. Definitely buy again. Had car from new to 30,000 miles other similar cars had Michelin - Pirelli gives a softer ride with good wear.Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-W
Very good tyre all round, have got 23000 mls so far and will change after another 2000mls.Tyre size reviewed: 245-40-18-W
Outstanding XL tyre to replace OE Bridgestone Potenza XL which had excellent turn-in but disappeared in 9000 miles.P Zero Rosso much quieter and are lasting well on such a heavy car.So far only 1mm wear on inside of fronts after 3000 miles.Centre and outer tread still 7mm.I run them at 2.5 bar and switch front to back every 5000 miles.Tyre size reviewed: 225-50-17-W
Grip, feedback and progressiveness are all very subjective measures. Great grip to one driver may be grotty grip to another. The measure that I can attest precisely to is that on my 2009 2.0 litre Skoda Superb SE TDI Auto, I got 34,250 miles from a set of Pirelli P Zero Rosso 225/45 R17 94W tyres. There is still a bit of wear left on two of these tyres but I shall renew all four in the next week or two when I swap back from winter to summer wheels. It is noticeable that that the winter wheels, which are not low profile, give a slightly more comfortable ride. The winter wheels [Vredestein 16" Snowtrac 3s] have done approximately 9,000 miles in addition to the Pirellis' mileage. Comments about the Pirellis' performance in snow are pretty valueless. Most of my driving is on motorways at steady 65 - 70 mph. No boy racer style â€“Â gentle acceleration, little use of the brakes by looking well ahead. There's not much wrong with these tyres. Adverse comment says more about the drivers than the tyres, in my view.Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-W
I recently purchased 2008 Audi A5 2.7 TDI. When test driving between 10-35 mph there was a lot of road noise and fine vibration felt on the steering. At the time i thought this to be road surface noise but was unsure as it was so severe but agianst my better judgment i bought the car. Drivng at speed was no problem but slowing or coastin between 35-standstill the car made a terrible noise and vibrations on the steering wheel were very bad, so much so that i could not imagine that it could all be down to tyre noise. The tyres on the car were budget Sunny make. I have replaced all four tyres with Pirelli PZero Rosso 97AO 245-40-18. The drive now is completely different, there is no noise or vibration apparent and the car has been transformed to being smooth and silent. Last week i was begining to think i had bought a car with major problems but it has been transformed by fitting the pirelli's and drives how you would expect the A5 to be, a very impressive vehicle.Tyre size reviewed: 245-40-18-W
Iam just going to say,buy this tyre you will not regret...Tyre size reviewed: 225-45-17-
Tyres of 4x4 Yeti from new. Surprised lasted so long. Down to 4mm after 36000+ miles. Grip the road like on rails.Tyre size reviewed: 225-50-17-W
Despite some poor reviews I can recommend the Pirelli P-Zero Rosso. Have 225/40/19's on the front which have lasted nearly 40,000 miles and 255/35/19's on the back which have lasted 27,000 miles. Still have 3mm all round. Compared to Bridgestone RE050 run flats these are another level. And they just keep on going! Ride is smooth and I feel safe at high speeds particularly in the dry. They're not as good as Michelin PS2 or PS3's but they are cheaper and I would not hesitate to buy them again.Tyre size reviewed: 255-35-19-W
The difference in the wet between these Pirelli's and the original Bridgstones RE040's is huge. Very little wheelspin pulling away from standstill, a lot less twitches on wet edges or drains. Marginally quieter too. Highly recommended.Tyre size reviewed: 245-45-18-W
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