Bridgestone Ecopia EP001S

The Bridgestone Ecopia EP001S is a Premium Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.

Tyre Reviews

Dry Grip 97%
Wet Grip 97%
Road Feedback 83%
Handling 93%
Wear 53%
Comfort 90%
Buy again 53%

Tyre review data from 3 tyre reviews averaging 81% over 38,796 miles driven.

The Ecopia EP001S is ranked 35th of 119 Summer Premium Touring tyres.

Latest Tyre Test Results

2015 European Tyre Test 205/55 R16 - 13th of 19 tyres

  • Positive - Top marks in fuel consumption, good in the dry
  • Negative - Somewhat weak in the wet, slightly high wear
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Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
185/65 R15 88H   A B 69 6.69kgs
185/65 R15 92V XL AO B A 70 7.37kgs
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Given 79% while driving a Renault Laguna I (195/65 R15 H) on a combination of roads for 26,780 average miles
When I bough my car (used) it came fitted with 4 Firestone Firehawk TZ300a (F-C-71dB) tyres with around 50% tread left and drove with them for 21338miles. It was a good all round tyre, although a bit uncomfortable on bad roads due to how hard the sidewalls were, and the fuel consumption was around 54-57 MPG (mixed highway and city).
The first thing I noticed when bough the 4 Bridgestone EP001S was that they came only with ~6mm tread when new, instead of the usual ~8mm. The second thing I noticed was how jello-like and lightweight they were compared to the Firestones.
The EP001S was a very comfortable, silent and grippy tire from new to old. The fuel economy went up to 59-62 MPG (mixed highway and city), and in country roads it was outstanding with 70-78 MPG !!!
The downsides of these tires were related to how soft the sidewalls are, even if inflated more (between 2.5 to 2.7bar) than the car manual recommends. The road feedback becomes reduced (good for confort) but very bad to know how the tyres are doing in the road. The grip was always assuring, although they wore pretty rapidly on the outside due to the sidewalls bending too much. I had to change them because of the high wear (they became slick) on the outside, although there was plenty of meat left in the inside and center of the tyres.
Maybe it it were a smaller and lighter car I wouldn't have this problem, but based on my experience I didn't buy the same tire again, as I enjoy taking turns fast. After these I went for the Bridgestone Turanza T001 (C-B-71dB) and they lasted ~ 43.000 miles without this sidewall problem!
0 - tyre reviewed on January 8, 2018   
Given 74% while driving a Rover 75 auto (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 16 average miles
Great tyre only lasted 16,000 miles , on my Rover 75 & i dont drive hard (pensioner) . Yes ! tracking was perfect and pressures correct & checked cold once a month or before any long journey . Pity about about they wore out so fast , were a great tyre otherwise .
0 - tyre reviewed on September 20, 2015   
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Given 90% while driving a Peugeot 307 (205/55 R16 V) on mostly country roads for 12,000 average miles
Tyres fitted to front only. so far good grip in wet and dry had Avon ZV before and wear was high but these are lasting a lot longer :-)
0 - tyre reviewed on July 27, 2015