- Alfa Romeo Giulietta 1750 TBi
I bought these as a cheaper alternative to the Nokian ones I've bough previously, mainly because my new car is ripping the tread off the fronts too fast with how I drive and I needed to save money (because I enjoy driving how I do so that isn't changing!). I'm hugely impressed, considering they're half the price. When new, they felt a bit spiky/notchy on the road (I could feel the grooves in the tread) but that has worn off already. They are slightly noisier but you're still hard pressed to hear over other noises. If you have windows up and no music or talking you can hear the vibrations resonating, but otherwise perfect.
I'd say these actually grip better than the Nokian's do, particularly on roundabouts.
Comparing fuel consumption over different tyres is proven to make little difference, so I scored 5 because it's not gone up since fitting. Longevity I can't say either, but wear is progressing at a similar pace so far.
Ultimately, you just need to buy these if you want an all-season tyre. They're crazy cheap and they're actually pretty awesome.
Would you buy these tyres again?