Nankang SP7

The Nankang SP7 is a Summer High Performance tyre designed to be fitted to a SUV and 4x4.

Nankang SP7
80%[average]
Dry Grip
75%
Wet Grip
80%
Road Feedback
75%
Progressiveness
85%
Wear
70%
Comfort
90%
Buy Again
85%

Nankang SP7 Reviews

86%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 8
  • Wet Grip 8
  • Road Feedback 8
  • Handling 10
  • Wear 6
  • Comfort 10
  • Buy again 10

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 18,000 Spirited miles

Subaru Outback

I drive a lot of miles each year, 20k min, often 30k+ in my own vehicles. I was on a budget and needed 5, so picked the best of the rest based on wet grip and that the tyre wasn’t directional and looked like it had some off-road ability. At £55 a tyre I was still a bit unsure, but I haven’t been disappointed. Wear is good, grip is good in the dry or wet and even throwing the car about in the wet it’s difficult to get the stability management to take over.. they have sat on the motorway for hours in rain and summer sun. 2600 mile round trip to south of France loaded up on autoroutes, main roads and mountain passes.. they may not have the ultimate grip of a premium tyre, but to be fair they are half the price... and I would say give 80%+ the performance.. I would Definitely buy again..

Tyre size reviewed: 215-65-16-V
86%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 8
  • Wet Grip 8
  • Road Feedback 8
  • Handling 10
  • Wear 6
  • Comfort 10
  • Buy again 10

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 18,000 Spirited miles

Subaru Outback

Ich fahre jedes Jahr viele Kilometer, 20.000 km, oft mehr als 30.000 km in meinen eigenen Fahrzeugen. Ich hatte ein begrenztes Budget und brauchte 5, also wählte ich das Beste aus dem Rest basierend auf nassem Grip und dass der Reifen nicht direktional war und so aussah, als hätte er etwas Geländetauglichkeit. Bei £ 55 pro Reifen war ich mir noch ein bisschen unsicher, aber ich wurde nicht enttäuscht. Der Verschleiß ist gut, der Grip ist bei Trockenheit oder Nässe gut und selbst wenn das Auto bei Nässe herumgeworfen wird, ist es schwierig, das Stabilitätsmanagement zu übernehmen. Sie haben stundenlang bei Regen und Sommersonne auf der Autobahn gesessen. 2600 Meilen Hin- und Rückfahrt nach Südfrankreich, beladen mit Autorouten, Hauptstraßen und Bergpässen. Sie haben vielleicht nicht den ultimativen Grip eines Premium-Reifens, aber um fair zu sein, sind sie halb so teuer ... und ich würde sagen, geben Sie 80 % + die Leistung .. Ich würde auf jeden Fall wieder kaufen ..

Tyre size reviewed: 215-65-16-V
86%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 8
  • Wet Grip 8
  • Road Feedback 8
  • Handling 10
  • Wear 6
  • Comfort 10
  • Buy again 10

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 18,000 Spirited miles

Subaru Outback

Je conduis beaucoup de kilomètres chaque année, 20 km min, souvent 30 km + dans mes propres véhicules. J'avais un budget limité et j'avais besoin de 5, alors j'ai choisi le meilleur des autres en fonction de l'adhérence sur sol mouillé et du fait que le pneu n'était pas directionnel et semblait avoir une certaine capacité hors route. À 55 £ le pneu, j'étais encore un peu incertain, mais je n'ai pas été déçu. L'usure est bonne, l'adhérence est bonne par temps sec ou humide et même en jetant la voiture sur le mouillé, il est difficile de faire en sorte que la gestion de la stabilité prenne le dessus. Ils sont restés assis sur l'autoroute pendant des heures sous la pluie et le soleil d'été. 2600 milles aller-retour vers le sud de la France chargés sur les autoroutes, les routes principales et les cols de montagne ... ils n'ont peut-être pas l'adhérence ultime d'un pneu haut de gamme, mais pour être honnête, ils sont la moitié du prix ... et je dirais, donnez 80 % + la performance .. J'achèterais certainement à nouveau ..

Tyre size reviewed: 215-65-16-V
74%
Breakdown Score
  • Dry Grip 7
  • Wet Grip 8
  • Road Feedback 7
  • Handling 7
  • Wear 8
  • Comfort 8
  • Buy again 7

Tyre reviewed on

A Combination of Roads for 2,000 Spirited miles

Mitsubishi Outlander

First the pro's
1. cost. I saved a minimum of £50 per corner on getting these tyres over the OEM conti UHP ones. On a set of 4, a saving of £200 is significant money.
2. Noise - easily as good as the Conti ones
3. Comfort - probably slightly softer ride than the Contis they replaced. I first of all thought this may be teh compound, but after 2k miles, I am sure it is down to the sidewalls being softer than the conti UHP ones.
4. Wear? A bit early tosay definitively, but my Conti's were completely scrubbed by 18k miles (I had to cycle them 3 times at 4.5k, 9k, 13.5k to keep them even) - OK, so I've only done 2k so far, but the wear seems to be absolutely nil so far. (not measurable) - I will post an update when I have 4.5k on them, but thought it worth posting an "initial impression" on this mid range HP tyre.
4. wet grip is great - inches of standing water dispersed with no problem. Feel more sure footed than the conti's, but that could have been comparing a new deep tread with an outgoing scrubbed set

and the con's?
1. Not quite as stylish - tyre wall snobs may balk at the "Nankang Utility" etchings
2. This is the biggest con I have with them - where the car felt active and nimble through the corners, I can now definitely feel a bit more "give" and roll into corners. Although not dangerous, this feeling does make a large difference to how the car feel driving swiftly over A roads. However, just back off a smidge and you actually find that the corners can be taken nearly as quickly if you brake a bit earlier, not quite so hard and enjoy the ride. Another benefit f backing off a tad is that fuel consumption goes down. Hurrah!

So far, I have seen past the sidewall name and am enjoying the savings.

Tyre size reviewed: 225-55-18-

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