Firestone F590

The Firestone F590 is a Touring Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.

Tyre review data from 7 tyre reviews averaging 63% over 206,790 miles driven.

Dry Grip 69%
Wet Grip 59%
Road Feedback 63%
Handling 56%
Wear 71%
Comfort 83%
Buy again 39%

The F590 is ranked 134th of 232 Summer Touring tyres.

This tyre replaced the Firestone F580 and this tyre has been replaced by the Firestone F700.

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Top 3 Firestone F590 Reviews

Given 83% while driving a Ford Focus MK1 (195/60 R15) on mostly country roads for 22,000 average miles
These tyres gave me enough confidence mostly in torrential rains, no hydroplaning at all. Under dry condition, they had enough grip for a pretty dynamic ride. They were supposed to be "fuel saver" but according to some tyre tests, they had the biggest rolling resistance from all tyres in the test. Luckily I did not experience any fuel economy issues, at lest not coming from the tyres. Probably their high level of rolling resistance was the reason why they did not last long. If they had not been discontinued I would definitely buy them again.
Helpful 33 - tyre reviewed on November 30, 2021
Given 57% while driving a Renault 5 (145/70 R13 T) on mostly country roads for 6,500 average miles
Too weak in the rain. Broke a bumper, almost had a heart attack! Firestone, never again!
Helpful 27 - tyre reviewed on January 9, 2016
Given 64% while driving a Ford Fiesta (mk4 facelift) 1.3 Flight (175/65 R14 T) on mostly country roads for 290 spirited miles
Had 3 of these on my car when I bought it last month (2 on the front, another on the rear passenger side).

So far they seem ok when the car is moving, but seem to have a tendency to break traction & spin-up unexpectedly when pulling out of junctions from stationery without hardly touching the throttle.... and this is with a Ford Fiesta that only has a 59bhp 1.3 Endura E lump under the bonnet.

Considering replacing with some Uniroyal RainExpert tyres later on in the year.
Helpful 26 - tyre reviewed on May 14, 2014
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Latest Firestone F590 Reviews

Given 57% while driving a Fiat Punto 1.2 8v (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 40,000 average miles
Got it new on my Punto 1.2 8v 2010,
After 5 years & 50.000 km they did what they are made for.
Gave me a few ambarasing moments when lost grip on street, looked like...
I am looking for something better now.
Helpful 23 - tyre reviewed on April 29, 2015
Given 81% while driving a Fiat (165/70 R14 T) on mostly town for 38,000 average miles
F590 fuelsavers from new on 20O2 Punto 1.2 8V ...20000 mile worn on fronts...rears still have 3mm from new but sidewalls starting to perish at 38000 miles...
Helpful 21 - tyre reviewed on July 26, 2011
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