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Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Run Flat

225/45-17 (Reading the Tire Size)

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8.5  
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Rating
7.6  
Review Date
January 26, 2015
Vehicle
2009 BMW 328I WAGON E91
Location
Huntington Beach, CA
Driving Conditions
Mostly Dry
Driving Style
Mostly City
Owned Tires for
4 months
Miles Driven on Tires
3000
Ride Comfort
5.0  
Cornering/Steering
9.0  
Ride Noise
8.0  
Tread Life N/A
Dry Traction
9.0  
Wet Traction
7.0  
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

Much better than OEM Continentals in terms of dry traction and ride quality

Tire Cons

Still a fairly harsh ride, as a result of them being run flats

I replaced my second set of OEM Continentals with these Bridgestone Potenza RE050A II Run Flats at about 45,000, and after about 3,000 miles, I am pleased with my purchase. These tires provide a noticeably smoother ride than the OEM Continentals, and cornering grip is far superior. And this is the case when accelerating, braking, and cornering. When driving aggressively, traction control kicks in far less often that before... my Sport Wagon just hooks up and rips through corners!

53 of 103 people found this review helpful

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Rating
9.4  
Review Date
April 21, 2013
Vehicle
2008 BMW 328I SEDAN E90
Location
BENICIA, CA
Driving Conditions
Mostly Dry
Driving Style
Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for
6 months
Miles Driven on Tires
3000
Ride Comfort
8.0  
Cornering/Steering
9.0  
Ride Noise
10.0  
Tread Life N/A
Dry Traction
10.0  
Wet Traction
10.0  
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Very quiet

Tire Cons

None Provided

Very happy with the new run flats over the original equipment from BMW.

250 of 509 people found this review helpful

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