Nitto Invo

The Nitto Invo is a High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.

Dry Grip 79%
Wet Grip 67%
Road Feedback 73%
Handling 75%
Wear 65%
Comfort 67%
Buy again 59%

Tyre review data from 19 tyre reviews averaging 69% over 217,770 miles driven.

The Invo is ranked 110th of 201 Summer High Performance tyres.

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Top 3 Nitto Invo Reviews

Given 91% while driving a Holden Astra (225/40 R18 W) on a combination of roads for 30,000 average miles
Very happy with Nitto Invo tyres, possibly the best I have driven on yet for that profile.
Helpful 114 - tyre reviewed on January 9, 2017
Given 93% while driving a Volkswagen Golf 5 GTI (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 30,000 spirited miles
Very great road manners, not much road noise (to be fair i am straight piped), done super well with mileage and no weird wear.
Helpful 31 - tyre reviewed on March 4, 2021
Given 59% while driving a Dodge Challenger (275/40 R20) on a combination of roads for 37,000 average miles
at the beginning they were very comfy, but after riding it for a while they start get very rough and slippy. it almost 40KM in so I have to replace ASAP even tho they look to have plenty of life in them but the road noise is killing me.
Helpful 36 - tyre reviewed on July 22, 2020
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Given 50% while driving a Chrysler 300C (245/40 R20) on a combination of roads for 3,700 average miles
I had all 4 of these brand new Nitto Invos fitted to my 2014 Chrysler SRT8 (Car was brand new at the time) after the OE Goodyear Eagle F1 has worn out, I did have fun with em' for the first 1500km if I'm not wrong and it then starts to lose grip from time to time! average cornering, slips off the line, gets tiny rocks stuck inside sipes and grooves (which was really annoying!) extremely dangerous in wet if you ain't familiar with how your car drives, I suppose this is a summer UHP tire but again, it was more like a combination of all styled driving for me whilst I had em' on. I would personally recommend other substitutes for the same amount of money spent if you're thinking of getting them! they have only last me 6000km before I swapped em', which was ridiculous! Despite all the down sides I've mentioned above, they are pretty good looking tires though! aww and they're extremely noisy cruising on the highway by the way, even though I knew they weren't made to be quiet as such but still, they were way louder than I had expected em' to!

I'd rather go with something else instead of these if you're not a big fan of the brand.
Helpful 35 - tyre reviewed on August 13, 2019
Given 30% while driving a Alfa Romeo 1.9 JTD M (235/40 R18) on mostly country roads for 4,000 spirited miles
Have run these tyres on Alfa 147 GTA for a few thousand K's. They were OK if not spectacular when first on but now they have gone through a bit of wear (< 50%) they have proven so useless (dangerous) in wet that I have has them pulled off and gone back to Goodyear F1's for road use. Invo's are only fit to use as bumper pads (eg; wharf). Strangely have also run Nitto NT01 semi-slicks on 147 for bit of track work. They are amazing and the well worn semi-slick handles better in the wet than well treaded Invo's. So Nitto know how to make tyres, just got it all wrong with Invo.
Helpful 34 - tyre reviewed on July 22, 2018
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Given 80% while driving a BMW 328i (225/45 R17) on mostly motorways for 0 spirited miles
i fitted the NITTO INVO on my E36 328i after the car was bought..initially the car was most for town driving but then i have been travelling for 268 km distance almost 5 times a week so driving in the rain on the motorway is not a problem..they were more confident compared to Dunlop SP Sport Maxx which was the tyre that came with the car...and when driving during hot days it really stick on the corners very well and turning into turns with more acceleration was not scary at all. front 225/45/R17, rear 245/40/R17. Really a good tyre to buy for road and motorway use.
Helpful 27 - tyre reviewed on July 19, 2018
Given 73% while driving a Holden commodore (275/30 R20 W) on mostly town for 400 spirited miles
staggered fitment on a 2017 Holden Commodore SS-V Redline with a W407 Walkinshaw upgrade. With over 450hp at the wheels to play with, the Nitto do break traction, but very little considering their inexpensive price tag.

275/30 R20 Rears
255/35 R20 Fronts
Helpful 43 - tyre reviewed on May 27, 2018
Given 61% while driving a Subaru sti Type RA (230/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 20 spirited miles
Fitted these tyres after using RE002 and wouldn't rate them highly, wet grip is average and dry grip is better but not amazing. paid the same price for these tyres compared to RE002 and would say that i should of gone with something else .I use these tyres for wet track work and spirited driving but dont trust them enough to push them in a good rain.

wear rate on these tyres is low but have seemed to last a fair amount of time so cant complain about that. if you were looking at these tyres you would want to get them on a decent special to justify the tyre.
Helpful 41 - tyre reviewed on March 23, 2018
Given 61% while driving a Ford Mustang gt (285/35 R19 W) on mostly country roads for 18,000 average miles
I'll try another brand next time, for me it is not worth its value(Nitto Invo).
I have tried (Nitto 555) previously, it was better than (Invo).
Helpful 25 - tyre reviewed on March 7, 2018
Given 46% while driving a Audi S5 (255/35 R19 W) on mostly motorways for 320 average miles
The tyre tread is way too aggressive. Every tip of bluestone in the road, is going straight to your pedals. The noise is UNBEARABLE! Every resonance and rotation of te wheel can be both felt and heard. I've had them on for a few hundred kms and am already looking to replace them. I could not regret these tyres more! They are ruining my love for driving. And for the price, you would expect a LOT more comfort and a LOT less road noise.

The only positive points are the tyres are sticky and the vehicle feels well planted. They do not perform in high performance cornering though, and the tyres loose their bite and cause understeer. There is a lot of feedback and responsiveness, and you can feel quite safe in slalom or in an emergency.

Summary: WOULD NOT RECOMMEND for ANY purpose. Nitto needs to ditch this tyre ASAP! Looking to NEXEN NFERA SU1 to replace this.
Helpful 22 - tyre reviewed on November 9, 2017
Given 79% while driving a Mazda 3 Series (245/40 R17 W) on mostly town for 15,000 average miles
This is an update to the Jun-13 review on this website.
Overall Nitto Invo is a good tyre & will match many premium brand, eg Brigestone Potenza RE-11.
Loudess: I find that they are NOT any worse compare to other tyres. As rubber ages, they ALL harden & the noise rises. Those who know 2011 Mazda3, it WILL show up ANY loud tyres.
Wear: I switched them to the REAR because they wear so fast: FWD cars chew front tyres. Yes, the rubber is soft. I think that they will perform relatively well in colder climate than Adelaide: there is no snow & winter days are approx. 10 degree Celsius.
Buy again: NO. The reason being for the price ($AUD 200 each & was on special ), I can find other brand that is AS-good but @ a lower price. Must do lots of homework though. In my case, Nexen N9000 was the tyre I used @ the FRONT wheels & suit Adelaide's mild weather.
This review was based on spirited driving to the limit of adhesion of the tyres….both wet & dry.
Thanks for reading.
Helpful 35 - tyre reviewed on May 22, 2017
Given 40% while driving a Mazda Mazda3 MPS Aero (225/40 R18 W) on mostly town for 15,000 average miles
This tyre out of shape after 4mm of left tread. Terribly loud road noise!
Helpful 41 - tyre reviewed on August 20, 2015
Given 87% while driving a Ford Falcon G6E (245/40 R18) on a combination of roads for 5,000 spirited miles
Great performance tyre in the dry or wet, quiet and comfortable and seems to be wearing well should get 30000+ km out of them easy.
Highly recommended and I would have no hesitation in buying again
Helpful 30 - tyre reviewed on August 1, 2014
Given 63% while driving a Kia Motors (225/45 R18 W) on a combination of roads for 630 average miles
Great street tires for dry and wet day but they are so loud tires "Whine" that I have purchased Bridgestone Turanza GR90 to replace them after 1000kms.
Helpful 23 - tyre reviewed on June 1, 2014
Given 91% while driving a BMW 330i M SPORT SALOON (225/45 R17) on a combination of roads for 0 spirited miles
Just bought some Nitto Invo's after using the Toyo T1 proxes. I think the Nitto's are much better performing in the wet and dry. Can't judge wear just yet, but i would say these tires are equal to that of a set of Michellin's. Bloody good tire and you can't go wrong
Helpful 33 - tyre reviewed on March 15, 2014