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Bridgestone Turanza 6

Bridgestone Turanza 6

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Pros and cons

  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
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Competitors

The Bridgestone Turanza 6 emerges as a new entrant in the summer tire segment, reflecting a blend of commendable qualities alongside certain drawbacks that merit attention. A consistent plus across different tests and dimensions is its proficient handling of aquaplaning, coupled with a lower fuel consumption due to its energy-efficient rolling resistance. This quality not only signifies a safer driving experience under wet conditions but also promises economic benefits through fuel savings.


Moreover, the tire's design and materials indicate a minimized wear and tear, projecting a promising longevity; this is a critical factor for consumers looking for value in their tire investment over time. Its lightweight nature further contributes to its fuel efficiency, making it an environmentally conscious choice, which is further reinforced by its overall positive environmental impact. Despite these strengths, the Turanza 6 does not go without its criticisms.


In tests conducted by various organizations, the Bridgestone Turanza 6 displayed some weaknesses that cannot be overlooked. Notably, its performance on both dry and wet surfaces revealed slight drawbacks. The tire’s behavior on dry pavement was marked by a lack of precise steering feedback, which could challenge drivers in optimally adjusting steering angles during maneuvers. This could somewhat complicate handling in curve-intensive driving scenarios. Similarly, on wet surfaces, while the tire did manage to secure good ratings in aquaplaning tests, its braking performance and handling in wet conditions were considered just satisfactory. This indicates a room for improvement in ensuring a balanced grip and optimal interplay of longitudinal and lateral forces under rainy conditions.


The environmental report card of the Turanza 6 is commendably positive, with good scores in terms of its expected lifespan and abrasion, underscoring Bridgestone's commitment to sustainability and efficiency. However, it slightly falls short in areas of noise and overall environmental sustainability, pointing toward areas where future iterations could improve.


Overall, while the Bridgestone Turanza 6 heralds a robust option in the summer tire category with its strengths in fuel efficiency, aquaplaning resistance, and longevity, it does encounter limitations in driving feedback and handling under varying conditions. Balancing these facets with its environmental benefits, the Turanza 6 positions itself as a noteworthy option for drivers prioritizing safety, efficiency, and eco-consciousness, albeit with some considerations in dynamic performance.

Sizes

Bridgestone Turanza 6 is made in 115 sizes, starting from 195/50 R16 up to 285/30 R22.
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Timeline

2023

Bridgestone Turanza 6 was launched

2023

Bridgestone Turanza 6 was tested 3x (Autobild,...)

2024

Bridgestone Turanza 6 was tested 1x (ADAC)

Achievements

Best
Aquaplaning - longitudal
Adac 2024
Adac 2024
Best
Interior noise
Adac 2024
Adac 2024

Bridgestone Turanza 6 in tyre tests

All tyre tests where Bridgestone Turanza 6 was featured:
ADAC Summer tyre test 2024 215/55 R17
satisfactory
Ranked #6 of 16
In its debut appearance, the Bridgestone Turanza 6 secured 6th place among 16 competitors, earning a final rating of 'Satisfactory'. The tyre was praised for its excellent aquaplaning resistance, predicted long lifespan, low wear, incredibly light weight, and reduced fuel consumption. However, it demonstrated minor weaknesses on both dry and wet roads which impacted its safety ratings. While its performance in terms of feedback and precision on dry roads left something to be desired, its braking capabilities were noted to be commendably good. On wet surfaces, despite good aquaplaning test results, it fell short in braking distance measurements and handling, with a mediocre grip level that struggled to effectively combine longitudinal and lateral forces. The tyre stood out particularly in aquaplaning - longitudinal and interior noise, showcasing its strengths in both water displacement and providing a quieter ride. Its environmental impact was positively noted, with good points for lifespan, wear, and efficiency, although it missed higher marks for exterior noise and sustainability aspects.
Name Enviromental impactDriving safety
Best values in test1,61,7
Bridgestone Turanza 62,22,8
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Autobild Summer tyre test 2023 225/45 R18
good
Ranked #5 of 20
Securing a commendable 5th place out of 20 contestants, the Bridgestone Turanza 6 distinguished itself with a final rating of "Good". It impressed with its premium summer profile that delivered a high level of balanced performance. Notably, it garnered praise for its fuel-saving rolling resistance, establishing itself as a frontrunner in the disciplines of comfort and rolling resistance. However, it was noted for its average economic efficiency, slightly tempering its overall commendation. This performance underscored its strengths in delivering a reliable and efficient driving experience, balancing performance with economy.
Name WetDryRunning costs
Best values in test2+1-1
Bridgestone Turanza 62-22-
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Name Stopping distance on dryStopping distance on wet
Best values in test58.124.8
Bridgestone Turanza 663.827.6
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Source: www.autobild.de
Autobild Summer tyre test 2023 225/65 R17
exemplary
Ranked #2 of 12
Securing an impressive second place out of twelve competitors, the Bridgestone Turanza 6 earned an 'Exemplary' final rating, highlighting its superior quality among its peers. The tyre features a new profile boasting a well-balanced performance potential, which has been lauded for its top-notch driving capabilities on both wet and dry surfaces. Additionally, it received praise for its good off-road qualities, secure aquaplaning attributes, and fuel-efficient rolling resistance. Its standout aspects were identified in disciplines such as comfort, gravel traction, and rolling resistance, where it was deemed absolutely best, further solidifying its position as a top contender in its category.
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Bridgestone Turanza 6
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Test ratings distribution

100% (1x)85% (2x)
ExemplaryGoodSatisfactory
1x1x1x

Ratings x Wheel size

R17R18
92.5% (2x)85% (1x)

Ratings x Width

215/xx Rxx225/xx Rxx
85% (1x)92.5% (2x)

FAQ

  1. Is this tyre suitable for SUVs?

    Yes, this tyre is also made in SUV sizes.

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