Tesla Model S Tyres

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Tyre Reviewed Dry Grip Wet Grip Feedback Handling Wear Comfort
Hankook Ventus iON S (2) 80% 100% 85% 85% 0% 95%
Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S (128) 93% 88% 86% 87% 82% 86%
Michelin X Ice Snow (9) 80% 81% 78% 69% 86% 87%
Pirelli P Zero All Season (2) 95% 90% 80% 40% 95% 90%
Nexen N Fera SU1 (125) 83% 77% 76% 78% 74% 81%
Pirelli P Zero PZ4 (55) 89% 80% 85% 82% 63% 72%
General G Max AS 05 (5) 74% 66% 78% 74% 82% 78%
Landsail DH2 (23) 71% 57% 60% 56% 59% 63%
Goodyear Eagle Touring (3) 55% 40% 45% 40% 60% 65%

Tesla Model S Tyre Review Highlights

Writing about the Landsail DH2 given 57% (245-35-21-)
Driving on mostly town for 10000 average miles
I have used for tesla s. At 6 mm level I decided to change to another tyre model as these ones seem not safe anymore
tyre reviewed on 2023-10-14 09:15:07
Writing about the Hankook Ventus iON S given 84% (245-45-19-)
Driving on mostly country roads for 200 spirited miles
Given there aren't any consumer reviews on here yet, I thought I'd give my preliminary view after running them maybe 200 miles.

I bought these off the back of an autobild comparison on the exact car I have (Model S, 19" alloys) where they outperformed the OEM and where about par with Pilot Sport 5 (which is what I was running before).

So far, I'm broadly in agreement with that comparison. Pros vs PS5 (or PS4 which I had before that, or Primacy 3 OEM which it came with)

- Quieter: without a shadow of doubt. Makes the car feel more refined.
- Efficiency: hard to be 100% sure yet, as driving style, weather, temperature etc affect the efficiency of EVs, but I do believe that there is an improvement in line with that mentioned in the autobild review (~5%)
- Price: I think it was about £730 for 4 tyres vs £850 for PS5

- Handling in dry is perhaps marginally worse, but I'm being quite picky on that. I'd say that they are ever so slightly greasier in corners, but it's marginal. It could even be due to the new compound not being worn enough.

- Handling in wet
- Longevity

So far I'm not displeased. Will try to remember to come back in a few months time when I've driven 5-6k miles.
tyre reviewed on 2023-08-11 10:53:49
Writing about the Pirelli P Zero PZ4 given 57% (245-45-19-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 0 average miles
Good tyre in a warm weather (over 15c). It is dangerous when worn down to 3mm and less on a wet in cold weather. It is aquaplaning like crazy.
tyre reviewed on 2023-04-15 10:33:43
Writing about the Nexen N Fera SU1 given 71% (245-45-19-)
Driving on mostly town for 25000 average miles
For first 20K km it’s work great, both dry and wet handle good But it’s now around 30K it’s easily lock the wheel when hard brake (nothing crazy)
tyre reviewed on 2023-03-15 16:02:19
Writing about the General G Max AS 05 given 58% (245-45-19-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 40000 average miles
Great for the price for dry weather. But in anything other than dry it can be very sketchy. Additionally caused my car to wander on the highway a lot, almost like constantly being hit by cross winds. Just be aware of this characteristic.
tyre reviewed on 2023-02-12 19:55:32
Writing about the Pirelli P Zero All Season given 77% (275-35-20-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 20 average miles
One of the best all around tires for living in Maryland with a RWD vehicle. If it snows more than 4 inches I do switch to snow tires. But for the past 2 years we have had almost no snow so these have just stayed on all year long.
tyre reviewed on 2023-02-12 13:33:20
Writing about the Goodyear Eagle Touring given NAN% (245-45-19-)
Driving on mostly town for 30000 average miles
Tire depth indicators at 31000 miles.
tyre reviewed on 2022-11-08 13:15:46
Writing about the Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S given 77% (-30-20-)
Driving on mostly motorways for 9000 spirited miles
Model s p85 (rwd 450hp, 600nm ,2.1 tonne) A night and day difference to the stock 19"245/45 Goodyear rs-a2 all round . Switched to a 20" ps4s staggered 275/35 . Which was the perfect balance between grip, asthetetics , pot hole protection and comfort compared to the 21"s . Slightly less efficient and slightly more noise than stock ,which was to be expected with wider tires . Rears wore faster , have another 1000mi probably , fronts 2-3k more but overall very happy with them .
tyre reviewed on 2022-08-24 15:13:16
Writing about the Michelin X Ice Snow given NAN% (225-45-17-)
Driving on a combination of roads for 6000 spirited miles
Absolutely superb winter tire. As we near one of the snowiest winters in several years in northeast Ohio, I can say with confidence these are the best snow tires I’ve used. I was a Blizzak believer until these tires. And while the Blizzaks are still one of the best snow tires available, the Michelin X-Ice Snow outperforms them in every way. Road noise, while present, is is unobtrusive, especially for a vehicle as quiet as a Tesla. The ride was firm and confident, and slightly better than the OEM Goodyear Touring that came with the car. Range dropped slightly, but not excessively. Wet grip was better than the OEM Goodyears as well. As for wear, I expect to get 3-4 winter seasons (18,000-24,000 miles), which I think is good for a winter tire driven “spiritedly” on a car as heavy as a Tesla. I will absolutely buy again.
tyre reviewed on 2022-03-06 13:29:33
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