Bridgestone Turanza T005

Dry Grip 88%
Wet Grip 87%
Road Feedback 82%
Handling 82%
Wear 78%
Comfort 82%
Buy again 76%

The Bridgestone Turanza T005 is a Premium Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Car

Developed and produced in Europe, Bridgestone Turanza T005 delivers outstanding wet performance and fuel economy, combined with high mileage, to give drivers full control in challenging daily situations, especially on rainy days.

Bridgestone Turanza T005 will be available in a wide line-up on the European replacement tyre market from January 2018 and will replace the current T001 EVO. Turanza T005 size line-up will provide almost complete coverage of touring tyre demand by 2019, with more than 140 sizes for 14" to 21" rims. At the same time, Bridgestone will simplify its touring tyre line-up, with Turanza T005 and DriveGuard covering the complete touring segment.

This tyre replaced the Bridgestone Turanza T001 Evo

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Tyre review data from 63 tyre reviews averaging 82% over 346,570 miles driven.

Latest Group Test Results

2020 AMS 18 Inch Summer Tyre Test - 6th of 11 tyres

  • Positive - Confident wet handling and safe, easily controllable dynamics in the dry. Highest fuel saving potential, quiet and relatively comfortable.
  • Negative - Average wet braking, highest external noise.
  • Overall - Good - Comfortable all-rounder with a very low rolling resistance.

2020 ViBilagare SUV Tyre Test - 4th of 8 tyres

  • Positive - Fun to drive with quick steering response, short dry braking, excellent dry handling, good wet handling, lowest fuel use.
  • Negative - Average aquaplaning resistance, high noise.

2020 New 17 Inch Summer Tyre Test - 3rd of 10 tyres

  • Positive - Good grip in the dry and the wet.
  • Negative - Slight imbalance in the dry, overheats in the wet and performance drops off.
Size Fuel Wet Noise Weight
185/60 R14 82H   C A 70 6.00kgs
155/65 R14 75T   C A 70 5.29kgs
165/65 R14 79T   C A 70 5.82kgs
175/65 R14 82T   C A 70 6.31kgs
185/65 R14 86T   C A 70 6.48kgs
185/65 R14 86H   C A 70 6.48kgs
165/70 R14 81T   C A 70 6.11kgs
175/70 R14 88T XL   C A 70 6.32kgs
175/70 R14 84T   C A 70 6.32kgs
185/70 R14 88T   C A 70 9.40kgs
195/70 R14 91T   C A 70 7.46kgs
195/50 R15 82V   B A 71 6.65kgs
195/50 R15 82H   B A 71 6.65kgs
175/55 R15 77T   C A 70 6.20kgs
185/55 R15 82H   C A 70 6.51kgs
195/55 R15 85H   B A 71 8.48kgs
155/60 R15 74T   C A 70 5.38kgs
185/60 R15 84H   B A 70 6.70kgs
185/60 R15 88H XL   B A 71 6.90kgs
195/60 R15 88V   B A 71 7.22kgs
195/60 R15 88H   B A 71 7.22kgs
205/60 R15 91V   B A 71 9.30kgs
205/60 R15 91H   B A 71 9.30kgs
165/65 R15 81T   C A 70 6.12kgs
175/65 R15 84H   C A 70 6.66kgs
175/65 R15 84T   C A 70 6.66kgs
185/65 R15 88T   A B 70 6.98kgs
185/65 R15 88T   B A 70 6.83kgs
185/65 R15 92T XL   B A 71 8.09kgs
185/65 R15 88H   B A 70 7.37kgs
195/65 R15 91V   B A 71 7.53kgs
195/65 R15 91T   B A 71 7.53kgs
195/65 R15 91H   B A 71 7.53kgs
195/65 R15 95H XL   B A 72 7.74kgs
195/65 R15 95T XL   B A 72 7.74kgs
195/65 R15 91H         9.15kgs
205/65 R15 94H   B A 71 9.03kgs
205/65 R15 94V   B A 71 9.03kgs
215/65 R15 96H   B A 71 9.04kgs
195/45 R16 84V XL   B A 71 7.36kgs
195/45 R16 80T         7.86kgs
205/45 R16 87W XL   B A 72 9.33kgs
195/50 R16 88V XL   B A 72 7.19kgs
205/50 R16 87W   B A 71 8.44kgs
195/55 R16 87V   B A 71 7.61kgs
195/55 R16 91H XL   B A 71 7.61kgs
195/55 R16 91V XL AO B A 72 7.83kgs
195/55 R16 87H   B B 71 8.09kgs
195/55 R16 87H   A B 71 7.69kgs
195/55 R16 87H   B B 71 8.59kgs
195/55 R16 87H         7.42kgs
195/55 R16 87H   E B 70 8.12kgs
205/55 R16 91W AO C B 71 8.13kgs
205/55 R16 91W * B B 70 9.93kgs
205/55 R16 94W XL   B A 71 8.00kgs
205/55 R16 94V XL   B A 71 8.00kgs
205/55 R16 91W   B A 71 7.78kgs
205/55 R16 91V   A B 71 9.52kgs
205/55 R16 94V XL AO       9.52kgs
205/55 R16 94V XL         9.52kgs
205/55 R16 91H   B A 71 7.78kgs
205/55 R16 91V   B A 71 7.78kgs
205/55 R16 91W AO B B 71 7.73kgs
205/55 R16 91W * A B 70 7.65kgs
205/55 R16 91V   A A 71 11.27kgs
215/55 R16 97H XL   B A 72 8.33kgs
215/55 R16 93H   B A 71 8.33kgs
215/55 R16 93W   B A 71 8.33kgs
215/55 R16 97W XL   B A 72 8.33kgs
215/55 R16 93V   B A 71 8.33kgs
225/55 R16 95V   B A 71 9.93kgs
225/55 R16 99V XL   B A 72 9.93kgs
225/55 R16 95Y   B A 71 9.93kgs
225/55 R16 95W   B A 71 9.93kgs
195/60 R16 93V XL *       8.37kgs
195/60 R16 93H XL *       8.37kgs
195/60 R16 93W XL *       8.37kgs
205/60 R16 92H   A A 71 9.82kgs
205/60 R16 92H   A B 72 8.41kgs
205/60 R16 96W XL * A B 70 8.43kgs
205/60 R16 92H   B A 71 9.82kgs
205/60 R16 96W XL * B B 70 11.15kgs
205/60 R16 92H AO B B 71 9.82kgs
205/60 R16 92V   B A 71 9.82kgs
205/60 R16 96V XL   B A 72 9.82kgs
215/60 R16 99H XL   B A 72 10.81kgs
215/60 R16 95V         10.81kgs
215/60 R16 95V   A A 71 10.81kgs
225/60 R16 102W XL   B A 72 9.61kgs
235/60 R16 104H XL   B A 72 10.66kgs
205/65 R16 95W * A B 70 8.64kgs
205/65 R16 95V         8.78kgs
215/65 R16 98H   A B 70 10.93kgs
215/65 R16 102V XL   B A 72 9.35kgs
215/65 R16 98H   B A 71 9.40kgs
255/65 R16 109H   B A 72 13.01kgs
215/70 R16 100H   B A 71 10.14kgs
215/70 R16 104V XL         12.20kgs
205/40 R17 84W XL   B A 72 9.99kgs
215/40 R17 87W XL   B A 72 9.38kgs
245/40 R17 95Y XL   B A 72 9.57kgs
205/45 R17 84V   E A 71 8.33kgs
205/45 R17 84V   E A 71 7.90kgs
205/45 R17 84V   B A 71 8.49kgs
205/45 R17 84V   B A 71 7.24kgs
205/45 R17 88H XL   C A 71 9.84kgs
205/45 R17 88V XL   B A 72 7.80kgs
205/45 R17 84V   E A 71 8.49kgs
205/45 R17 88W XL   B A 72 7.80kgs
215/45 R17 91Y XL   B A 72 9.35kgs
215/45 R17 91W XL AO C A 72 8.73kgs
215/45 R17 87W   B A 71 9.35kgs
225/45 R17 94Y XL   B A 72 8.91kgs
225/45 R17 91W   B A 71 10.68kgs
225/45 R17 91V         8.33kgs
225/45 R17 94W XL   B A 72 8.91kgs
225/45 R17 94Y XL * B B 70 10.06kgs
225/45 R17 91Y   B A 71 8.91kgs
225/45 R17 94Y XL * A B 70 9.06kgs
225/45 R17 91W   C A 71 8.87kgs
225/45 R17 94Y XL * A B 70 9.06kgs
225/45 R17 91W   B A 71 8.91kgs
225/45 R17 91Y AO C B 71 8.55kgs
225/45 R17 94V XL   B A 72 8.91kgs
225/45 R17 94V XL AO       7.87kgs
225/45 R17 91W   B A 71 9.03kgs
225/45 R17 91V   B A 71 8.91kgs
235/45 R17 94W   B A 71 11.48kgs
235/45 R17 94Y   B A 71 11.48kgs
235/45 R17 97Y XL   B A 72 11.48kgs
245/45 R17 95W   B A 71 9.96kgs
245/45 R17 99Y XL   B A 72 9.96kgs
255/45 R17 98Y * A B 71 10.34kgs
205/50 R17 93W XL   B A 72 8.11kgs
205/50 R17 89V   B A 71 9.43kgs
205/50 R17 93V XL   B A 72 8.11kgs
205/50 R17 89V   B A 71 8.11kgs
215/50 R17 95H XL   A B 72 11.19kgs
215/50 R17 95W XL   B A 72 10.78kgs
215/50 R17 91W   B A 71 10.78kgs
225/50 R17 98Y XL   B A 72 10.20kgs
225/50 R17 98Y XL * A B 70 9.44kgs
225/50 R17 94Y AO C A 71 9.91kgs
225/50 R17 98W XL   B A 72 10.20kgs
225/50 R17 98Y XL * B B 70 13.25kgs
225/50 R17 98Y XL AO C A 71 9.91kgs
205/55 R17 91W MOE B A 70 10.49kgs
205/55 R17 95W XL *       11.38kgs
205/55 R17 95W XL * A B 70 10.50kgs
205/55 R17 95V XL   B A 72 8.57kgs
205/55 R17 95W XL         10.05kgs
215/55 R17 94V         10.08kgs
215/55 R17 94V   A B 70 10.08kgs
215/55 R17 98W XL   B A 72 10.08kgs
215/55 R17 94V   A A 71 10.08kgs
215/55 R17 94W   B A 71 10.08kgs
225/55 R17 97W *       12.89kgs
225/55 R17 97W   B A 70 11.98kgs
225/55 R17 101W XL   B A 72 10.28kgs
225/55 R17 97W * A A 70 9.81kgs
225/55 R17 97W   A B 70 9.65kgs
235/55 R17 99W   B A 71 10.38kgs
235/55 R17 103Y XL   A A 72 10.75kgs
235/55 R17 99H   B B 70 13.06kgs
275/55 R17 109V   B A 72 13.58kgs
215/60 R17 96H   A B 71 12.93kgs
215/60 R17 96H   B B 71 8.83kgs
215/60 R17 96V   B A 71 8.79kgs
215/60 R17 100H XL   A A 72 9.61kgs
215/60 R17 96H   A B 70 11.50kgs
225/60 R17 99Y AO B A 71 11.07kgs
225/60 R17 99V   B A 71 12.36kgs
235/60 R17 102V   B A 71 10.90kgs
255/60 R17 106V   B A 72 12.47kgs
205/65 R17 96V AO B B 71 9.71kgs
215/65 R17 99V   B A 71 11.37kgs
225/65 R17 102H   B A 72 11.05kgs
225/65 R17 102V   A B 71 11.37kgs
235/65 R17 108V XL   A A 72 11.98kgs
235/65 R17 104V   B A 71 11.85kgs
245/65 R17 111H XL   B A 72 12.71kgs
265/65 R17 112H   B A 72 14.55kgs
245/35 R18 92Y XL   B A 72 10.68kgs
255/35 R18 94Y XL   B A 72 12.17kgs
265/35 R18 97Y XL   B A 72 12.48kgs
215/40 R18 89Y XL AO C A 72 8.65kgs
215/40 R18 89Y XL   C A 72 8.68kgs
225/40 R18 92W XL   A B 72 8.64kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL * A B 70 9.24kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL AO C B 71 9.19kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL AOE       9.81kgs
225/40 R18 92W XL   B A 72 9.36kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL   B A 72 8.85kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL   B A 72 8.96kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL AO C A 72 8.94kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL * A B 70 9.24kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL * A B 70 8.90kgs
225/40 R18 92Y XL         11.11kgs
235/40 R18 95Y XL   B A 72 9.94kgs
245/40 R18 93Y   B A 71 11.36kgs
245/40 R18 97Y XL   B A 72 11.36kgs
255/40 R18 99Y XL *       11.08kgs
255/40 R18 99Y XL * B B 71 13.48kgs
255/40 R18 99Y XL   B A 72 12.40kgs
255/40 R18 99Y XL * A B 71 10.60kgs
225/45 R18 91W MO A B 68 9.07kgs
225/45 R18 91W MOE B A 70 9.91kgs
225/45 R18 91W MO B A 70 8.95kgs
225/45 R18 95Y XL *       11.09kgs
225/45 R18 91V   B A 70 11.86kgs
225/45 R18 95Y XL   B A 72 11.86kgs
225/45 R18 91Y   B A 70 10.34kgs
225/45 R18 95Y XL * A B 70 8.93kgs
225/45 R18 95Y XL * B B 70 11.06kgs
225/45 R18 91Y         10.34kgs
235/45 R18 94W   B A 71 9.64kgs
235/45 R18 98Y   B A 72 10.44kgs
235/45 R18 94W   B A 71 11.04kgs
245/45 R18 100Y XL MOE       13.28kgs
245/45 R18 100Y XL * A B 70 9.41kgs
245/45 R18 100Y XL * B B 70 15.00kgs
245/45 R18 100Y XL * A B 70 9.77kgs
245/45 R18 100Y XL   A A 72 9.94kgs
245/45 R18 100Y XL   B A 72 11.27kgs
245/45 R18 100Y XL   A A 72 9.75kgs
245/45 R18 96W   C A 70 12.56kgs
255/45 R18 103H XL   A A 73 13.48kgs
255/45 R18 103Y XL   B A 72 10.79kgs
225/50 R18 95W         12.14kgs
225/50 R18 99W XL * A B 70 10.56kgs
225/50 R18 99W XL * A B 70 11.97kgs
235/50 R18 97V   B A 71 10.42kgs
245/50 R18 100Y   B A 71 11.90kgs
255/50 R18 106Y XL MO A A 69 11.30kgs
215/55 R18 99V XL   B A 72 11.11kgs
225/55 R18 102Y XL AO1 A A 72 10.51kgs
225/55 R18 98V   B B 70 12.75kgs
225/55 R18 98V   B A 71 12.75kgs
225/55 R18 102Y XL AO B A 72 10.53kgs
235/55 R18 104T XL MOE       14.29kgs
235/55 R18 100Y MO A B 68 11.47kgs
235/55 R18 100Y AO B A 71 13.70kgs
235/55 R18 100V   B A 71 11.31kgs
255/55 R18 109V XL   B A 72 17.19kgs
225/60 R18 100V   B A 71 10.45kgs
235/60 R18 107W XL   B A 72 11.51kgs
255/60 R18 112V XL   A A 72 13.34kgs
265/60 R18 110V   B A 72 14.36kgs
255/30 R19 91Y XL   B A 72 12.16kgs
225/35 R19 88Y XL *       10.04kgs
225/35 R19 88Y XL   B A 72 10.89kgs
235/35 R19 91Y XL   B A 72 10.24kgs
235/35 R19 91Y XL AO E A 72 10.25kgs
245/35 R19 93Y XL   B A 72 8.15kgs
255/35 R19 96Y XL   B A 72 10.86kgs
255/35 R19 96Y XL * B B 71 12.93kgs
255/35 R19 96Y XL * B B 71 12.03kgs
275/35 R19 100Y XL * B B 71 13.92kgs
225/40 R19 93Y XL         11.80kgs
225/40 R19 93W XL MO B A 70 11.98kgs
225/40 R19 93Y XL   B A 72 11.98kgs
225/40 R19 93Y XL * B B 70 11.29kgs
235/40 R19 96Y XL   B A 72 12.10kgs
235/40 R19 96Y XL AO B A 72 10.70kgs
245/40 R19 98Y XL * B B 70 11.37kgs
245/40 R19 98Y XL   B A 72 11.34kgs
245/40 R19 94W   C A 71 10.22kgs
255/40 R19 100Y XL   B A 72 12.66kgs
275/40 R19 105Y XL   B A 72 12.64kgs
225/45 R19 96W XL   B A 72 12.37kgs
225/45 R19 96W XL *       12.56kgs
225/45 R19 96W XL *       10.42kgs
225/45 R19 92W   C C 69 10.85kgs
245/45 R19 102Y XL   B A 72 10.59kgs
245/45 R19 102Y XL AO B A 70 11.22kgs
255/45 R19 104Y XL AO       14.42kgs
255/45 R19 104Y XL AOE       14.42kgs
255/45 R19 104Y XL MO A A 69 10.97kgs
255/45 R19 100V   B A 72 13.83kgs
275/45 R19 108Y XL   B A 72 17.27kgs
235/50 R19 99W MO A B 68 11.11kgs
235/50 R19 103T XL MO       11.45kgs
235/50 R19 99V   B A 71 14.12kgs
235/50 R19 103Y XL AO B A 71 13.74kgs
255/50 R19 107Y XL MO       18.11kgs
255/50 R19 107Y XL   B A 72 12.73kgs
265/50 R19 110Y XL   B A 72 16.88kgs
225/55 R19 99V   B A 71 14.07kgs
235/55 R19 105Y XL MO       11.60kgs
235/55 R19 105W XL   B A 72 14.15kgs
255/55 R19 111V XL   B A 72 16.48kgs
255/30 R20 92Y XL * B B 71 10.83kgs
255/30 R20 92Y XL *       11.98kgs
225/35 R20 90Y XL * B B 70 9.82kgs
225/35 R20 90Y XL *       10.92kgs
255/35 R20 97Y XL   B A 72 13.32kgs
285/35 R20 104Y XL MO B A 69 13.35kgs
285/35 R20 104Y XL MOE B A 69 15.09kgs
315/35 R20 110Y XL   B A 74 15.15kgs
255/40 R20 101Y XL AO C A 70 14.24kgs
255/40 R20 101W XL   B A 72 12.89kgs
255/40 R20 101Y XL MOE B A 69 13.28kgs
255/40 R20 101Y XL MO B A 69 11.25kgs
275/40 R20 102Y   E B 72 16.92kgs
275/40 R20 106Y XL   B A 73 16.22kgs
275/40 R20 102Y   E B 72 16.89kgs
235/45 R20 100W XL   B A 72 13.38kgs
245/45 R20 99Y   E B 70 15.20kgs
245/45 R20 103Y XL AO       13.09kgs
245/45 R20 99Y   E B 70 15.20kgs
255/45 R20 105W XL   B A 72 15.00kgs
265/45 R20 108Y XL   B A 72 16.98kgs
275/45 R20 110Y XL   B A 72 16.93kgs
255/50 R20 109Y XL   B A 72 16.15kgs
265/50 R20 111W XL   B A 72 18.64kgs
255/35 R21 98Y XL AO C A 70 13.29kgs
295/35 R21 107Y XL   B A 73 14.55kgs
245/40 R21 100Y XL AO       11.87kgs
255/40 R21 102Y XL   B A 72 12.08kgs
295/40 R21 111Y XL   B A 73 15.59kgs
275/45 R21 110Y XL   B A 72 14.42kgs

Questions and Answers for the Bridgestone Turanza T005

2018-08-10 - Are these tyres suitable for the 2009 Honda F-rv cdti EX 2.0l diesel

As long as you match the size and load rating specified by Honda, there's no reason the T005 wouldn't be suitable.

2018-09-03 - Would it be OK to have these on front with my conti premcontacts 5s on rear... On a Golf...

As long as you're changing in pairs that shouldn't be an issue. The usual advice is to put the newest tyres on the rear of the car.

2018-09-24 - I'm about to buy a pair of tires to replace a set of very satisfying Goodyear Efficientgrip Performance 205/55 R16 91V I've been driving for the past 3 and a half years. I've been reading about the latest tests on this size, hoping to find the Goodyears still being good enough. But they seem to have been beaten by the latest generation of Michelins, Contis and Bridgestones. I've looked at the current prices and have all but decided in choosing between a set of T005 or Primacy 4. The Bridgestone seem more satisfying overall but the Michelins are known for lasting longer and have better wet braking. They're slightly more expensive (10%) but do carry rim protection (whitch I sort of like). Could you help me decide on whitch to go for a family estate driven mostly in town or B roads?

Both are excellent tyres. Michelin perform very well through the whole life of the tyre which means I would probably side with them, however it is going to be super close between the two.

2018-10-06 - Well-known web tyre outlet currently has the 205/55 R16 91W cheaper than the 91V. Is there any potential disadvantage with going for the 91W? (Will the W be heavier?)

Without knowing the specifics of the tyre it's hard to say, but the differences will be tiny if there are in fact any at all. Just be sure one of the tyres isn't OE marked for a car manufacturer.

2019-01-31 - Is there much rim protection on these? Do they offer even a small kerbing lip?

Rim protection can differ per size, so you would have to speak to Bridgestone to work out what rim protection your size of T005 might offer.

2019-02-18 - I got the Bridgestone Turanza T005 in size 225/40/18 with my new Golf GTI Performance which I drive since December. I didn't use them yet, as I'm now on winter tyres. I'm a bit disappointed that I got touring tyres with a sporty car and I'm considering selling them and getting the Michelin PS4. Can I please have some advice? Some info about my driving habits: I never go to a track, I tend to drive carefully in suboptimal (ie. wet) conditions, I don't care for wear as I'm typically driving around 9000 miles a year and will probably change my tyres due to age first, not wear I don't care for mileage unless it's a crazy difference like 20% I DO care for comfort and reasonable wet grip for daily driving (would be afraid to drive the Cup 2's just from looking at the tread) and I'd like to have some fun in dry conditions (grip when launching, mountain roads etc) My question is, how much of the sportiness am I sacrificing with the Turanza's compared to PS4's? Along the lines of your test of PS4 vs PS4S vs Cup2, if PS4 is 100% sporty, how would you rate Turanza? How much comfort am I sacrificing going the other way around?

A good question. Given the T005 just won the 2019 ADAC tyre test (now on the site) I would certainly try them before worrying about changing. It doesn't look like you'll get any extra grip from any other brands, and I'm not sure there would be a huge step in handling with something like the PS4. Give the T005 ago, you might be surprised!

2019-03-03 - Hi. I'm looking at a set of these in 195/50 R 16 for a current model MX5. Its my wife's daily car so sportiness isn't the main thing here but good wet performance is up there. It does get taken onto B roads for fun at the weekends so progressive handling is a secondary requirement if not ultimate handling grip. Is there any other tyre I should be considering? These are for summer use only.

In that size, the Bridgestone is a good option. The only other possibility would be the Dunlop Sport BluResponse, but that's now an older pattern.

2019-04-26 - Hello! Thinking of T005 for my Q3 (235/55R17), or else I'll go for the FK510. In your opinion, what are the main differences between these two for such a car? Pls consider that the roads I drive provide minimum traction (slippery tarmac, esp. when light rain after several dry days), with lots of bumps as well. P.S. I guess you know you're doing a great job!

In theory the T005 should be more comfort bias, and the FK510 a little more sporty but in reality they will be very close. The Falken seems to test a little more consistently.

2019-05-26 - Hi, I am thinking of changing from a 195/55/16 to a 205/55/16, would this effect the gearing or anything else with the car, as it would make it a taller tyre.

Yes is would make the car accelerate more slowly and change the accuracy of the speedo. If you google "tyre size calculator" you will be able to get accurate data on this change.

2019-10-15 - I just bought Traunza T005 195 /65 /15 for my Honda Civic 2005 VTI 1.6. I feel that its noisy and side walls are very soft. Can i get any explanation for this?

Nearly all modern touring tyres have thin, soft sidewalls as it helps reduce rolling resistance. It might seem louder than the tyres it replaced due to higher tread depth tyres being more noisy than very worn tyres.

2019-11-29 - I just mounted Turanza T005 to my Audi Q2 and ever since i feel the road resistance much more in low speeds and at high speeds the whole cabin is vibrating (not very intensely but I can feel it) . I have balanced the tires in 3 different professionals 4 times in total but nothing changed. Am I suppose to feel this way while driving?. Are these tires directional tires and maybe are mounted the wrong way? Can i check if the tires are mounted the wrong way?

No, the T005 cant be mounted backwards, but it must be mounted with the outside on the outside of the wheel. If the wheels are balancing fine it would indicate the potential for a damaged tyre, damaged wheel, or suspension issues with the car.

2019-12-04 - Hi,I live in Greece and i own a Toyota Corolla e12 1.6 (2004).I 'm about to replace after 35.000 km it's Vredestein Sportrac tyres.In the past I had the experience of Michelin Energy and I was very satisfied contrary to Vredestein Sportrac which I didn't like at all the question is, should I go for Bridgestone Turanza T005, Hankook Ventus Prime 3 K125 or Michelin Energy again?Thank you

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Top Bridgestone Turanza T005 Review

Given 88% while driving a Volkswagen golf 2.0 gt tdi (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 800 average miles
Fitted these to my Golf a few weeks ago...and v glad I did so. Drive back from Scotland in sleeting conditions, with slush on motorway...great traction on slushy road...and v sure footed during aqua planing. Road noise and mpg excellent Please sir...can I have some more!
711 - tyre reviewed on February 14, 2018   

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Given 91% while driving a Volkswagen Golf 1.9 Tdi (205/55 R16 V) on mostly town for 45,000 average miles
One of the best tyres i had. Replacing 2 Goodyear efficent grip performance ( good tyres but awkward road feedback). They suit the car very well. They grip extremely well both dry and wet, even when pushed hard. They seem to perform much better on warm weather than on cold conditions. Great confort and great mpg. Excelent road feedback. Maybe i'll change for 4 seasons tyres. Maybe i'll try the new brigestone a005 Evo which seem to BE more summer tyres with winter performance and more peace of mind on winter conditions.
0 - tyre reviewed on December 31, 2020   
Given 97% while driving a Opel Astra K 1.4T 150 (205/55 R16 V) on mostly motorways for 6,213 spirited miles
Great wet and dry handling. Good response. Comfortable and trustable at high speed and performance using.
0 - tyre reviewed on December 23, 2020   
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Given 77% while driving a Mercedes Benz A180 1.6turbo 2013 (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 5,000 spirited miles
Used these to replace a set of OEM T001 Runflats 3 months ago and essentially transformed the car comfort-wise. However, it's obviously difficult to attribute as to how much the change is due to the change from the T001 to T005 or due to the fact that my replacement set are not runflats. The T001 RFTs did give a sharper initiall steering response, though as cornering loads increased, the steering response move back to normal. Levels of dry grip did not live up to the sporty nature of the initial steering response, but was adequate. The T005s on the had feel a tad slower to react, but have a more linear performance when it comes to response and grip, which is good for a comfort-biased touring tyre. Driven responsibly, the T005s also behave well in the wet. They clear water thin sheets of standing water well, but of course my set should, as they are quite new. They give ample warning of impending loss of cornering grip, which is as equally as important as outright grip. As most people have noticed, these tyres are premium comfort biased tyres, so it should be no surprise that comfort is their forte. They run quietly on all surfaces, and even on course surfaces, road roar appears well controlled. Even with the relatively high tyre pressures Mercedes specify for what is quite a small car (36.5/33 psi), road shock absorbtion is adequate. This was where the factory fitted T001 RFTs were atrocious. I am so far very satisfied with my purchase, and do not regret the slight premium I paid for these tyres.
5 - tyre reviewed on December 3, 2020   
Hyundai (205/55 R16) on mostly motorways for 15,000 average miles
Had a try of a few different brands on my i30 after I hit the wear bars on the Hancock OEMs a bit to quickly. First tried 4 Falkenís that were pretty good but eclipsed by a set of Good Year Efficient Grip Perfomance. The Bridgestoneís are as good as the a Good Year in all weathers and driving situations, however they are significantly louder. It only says 2db difference on the tyre labels, but at low speed it is really noticeable. Iím 1/2 way through the front and have just swapped them around, the ones from the rear are the same noise wise so itís definitely not a bad tyre. Overall not too bad, but as I do around 50,000 miles a year Iíll probably go back to the Good Years in a few months time.
1 - tyre reviewed on November 30, 2020   
Given 77% while driving a Nissan LEAF Tekna (215/50 R17 W) on mostly country roads for 2,500 average miles
The tyre appears to grip quite well, however one drawback appears that it is too soft. During 3-4 months of usage number of stones embedded in it, with one eventually puncturing it causing deflation. I have never experienced a puncture before that could be caused by a small stone.
1 - tyre reviewed on November 11, 2020   

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