Westlake SA 07

The Westlake SA 07 is a High Performance Summer tyre designed to be fitted to Passenger Cars.

Dry Grip 71%
Wet Grip 41%
Road Feedback 45%
Handling 49%
Wear 58%
Comfort 64%
Buy again 39%

Tyre review data from 8 tyre reviews averaging 52% over 11,000 miles driven.

The SA 07 is ranked 167th of 200 Summer High Performance tyres.

Latest Tyre Test Results

2015 AZ 225/40 R18 Summer Tyre Test - 14th of 14 tyres

  • Positive - Low rolling resistance
  • Negative - Nervous handling on the rear axle, and the longest braking distances on wet surfaces, poor resistance to aquaplaning, long braking distances and very early transition to understeer in the dry
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2015 Tyre Tests

  • 14th: 2015 AZ 225/40 R18 Summer Tyre Test (225/40 R18)
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    Top 3 Westlake SA 07 Reviews

    Given 69% while driving a Audi (225/40 R18) on a combination of roads for 0 spirited miles
    These came on my car when I bought it used. They were not new tires and the time and I put an extra 13,000 miles on them. They were absolutely fine, nothing special. I drove them enthusiastically in all 4 midwestern seasons, including full snow driving. Obviously they slip in extreme wet or snow, but it's what you would expect. Never spun out if I didn't want to. These are absolutely fine all season tires for the price. No serious complaints.
    Helpful 19 - tyre reviewed on December 7, 2023
    Given 91% while driving a Toyota Estima Aeras G (215/60 R16) on a combination of roads for 1,500 average miles
    All this people that say this 2 rating and rubbish tyre actually are dammed stupid and egotistical i should say and they are playing with placebo effect..before i use this westlake sa07 i use yokohama and continental tyre..there is no difference whatsoever in handling and actually this westlake cornering is way better than overatted Yokohama tyre…its on par with the continental tyre..thk westlake for nanufacturing this really germs underated tyre..thk again..keep up the good work
    Helpful 11 - tyre reviewed on July 26, 2023
    Given 24% while driving a Mercedes Benz E270 (225/55 R16 W) on mostly town for 5,000 easy going miles
    bought two Weslake tyres and told fitters that i carry a grandchild so want good tyres they recommended these tyres, worst tyres i have ever bought. They are o k in the dry but your heart is in your mouth in the wet, spin out every time on round abouts and turning corners, i contacted national Tyres kilmarnock where bought they did nothing. I have done approx 5,000 miles will need changed quite soon again. Would not recommend.
    Helpful 48 - tyre reviewed on April 3, 2015
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    Given 39% while driving a Subaru 2017 Wrx base (245/40 R18) on mostly town for 0 average miles
    These were on the car when bought and will never buy again these tires traction is there one minute and gone the next just bought a set of nittos i'll enter a review of those after i get them on and take it to the dragon to test!
    Helpful 0 - tyre reviewed on March 4, 2024
    Given 41% while driving a Audi A4 1.9 TDI (235/45 R17) on mostly town for 500 average miles
    These tyres came with a set of wheels I bought for my Audi. Absolute HORRIBLE tyres, when I put them on I immediately felt negative feedback from them and knew they was rubbish. In the wet pulling away they do nothing but spin unless I pull off very gently, going around islands in the wet can be dangerous because they can and will slide out if going at a steady pace (I had to slow right down on islands). They have a nasty habit of tram lining as well, never really had this problem before but after fitting different tyres this issue is non existent again so they definitely tramline on certain surfaces. They are reasonable in the dry but nothing special, they are also fairly quiet. I thought I scored a bargain with these because they had over 4mm of thread but removing them was the best think I did. Removed after sub 500miles
    Helpful 18 - tyre reviewed on December 12, 2020
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    Given 32% while driving a Mazda MX5 (205/50 R16 V) on mostly country roads for 1,000 average miles
    These tyres were already fitted to my mx5 when I bought it. In the dry they grip ok but tramline like crazy. They give a comfortable ride, but that is the only positive thing you can say about them. In the wet they are positively dangerous, they lose grip very unpredictably and at quite low speed, on roundabouts you just never know when they will let go, I have a number of moments with them, which because of the wonderful handling of the Mazda I have been able to control, but they are scary!
    I would not recommend these tyres at all to anyone, ever!
    Helpful 26 - tyre reviewed on November 5, 2017
    Given 33% while driving a (215/45 R17 W) on for 0 miles
    Perfectly fine grippy tyres in the dry.

    As soon as the road becomes wet with drizzle or it starts raining, my car turns into a FWD drift machine. If you value your life with the British weather, do as I have and get them changed immediately. I now have a set of Michelins on all my wheels and I feel much safer already, no more wheelspin in second gear when the roads have a little bit of drizzle on them.

    God forbid actually using these rubbish tyres when it is snowing or icy... deathwish.
    Helpful 24 - tyre reviewed on November 17, 2016