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Volvo C70 generations and tyre sizes

C70
1.Generation
1997 - 2003



C70
1.Generation (1. Facelift)
2003 - 2005



C70
2.Generation (1. Facelift)
2009 - 2013




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Tyres for Volvo C70 - market overview, tests, reviews

Goodyear EAGLE F1 ASYMMETRIC 6

/100%
Tested 10x in 2024, 10x in total.
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Low drive-by noise levels
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16Not available in this dimension
225/50 R16Not available in this dimension
215/50 R17Not available in this dimension
225/45 R17 £91roundtriptyres.co.uk
235/45 R17 £95tyres.net
235/40 R18 £125roundtriptyres.co.uk

Continental PremiumContact 7

/100%
Tested 6x in 2024, 6x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16Not available in this dimension
225/50 R16Not available in this dimension
215/50 R17 £127mytyres.co.uk
225/45 R17 £95tyres.net
235/45 R17 £118tyres.net
235/40 R18 £129tyres.net

Michelin Pilot Sport 5

/99%
Tested 7x in 2024, 7x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16Not available in this dimension
225/50 R16Not available in this dimension
215/50 R17 £154mytyres.co.uk
225/45 R17 £96roundtriptyres.co.uk
235/45 R17Not available in this dimension
235/40 R18 £133roundtriptyres.co.uk

Michelin Primacy 4+

/94%
Tested 3x in 2024, 3x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Great handling on dry roads
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

Apollo Aspire XP Winter

/82%
Tested 2x in 2024, 6x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Exceptional traction on snow
  • Great handling on dry roads
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16Currenty not available
225/50 R16Not available in this dimension
215/50 R17Currenty not available
225/45 R17 £103tyres.net
235/45 R17Not available in this dimension
235/40 R18Not available in this dimension

Bridgestone Turanza T005

/89%
Tested 10x in 2024, 31x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Low rolling resistance/low fuel consumption
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16Not available in this dimension
225/50 R16Not available in this dimension
215/50 R17Not available in this dimension
225/45 R17 £113mytyres.co.uk
235/45 R17Not available in this dimension
235/40 R18Not available in this dimension

Vredestein Wintrac Pro

/81%
Tested 16x in 2024, 32x in total.
Pluses:
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Exceptional traction on snow
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16Not available in this dimension
225/50 R16Not available in this dimension
215/50 R17 £131mytyres.co.uk
225/45 R17 £122roundtriptyres.co.uk
235/45 R17 £141tyres.net
235/40 R18 £134mytyres.co.uk

Bridgestone Turanza 6

/87%
Tested 3x in 2024, 3x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
    -
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16 £169tyres.net
225/50 R16Not available in this dimension
215/50 R17 £121roundtriptyres.co.uk
225/45 R17 £97roundtriptyres.co.uk
235/45 R17 £103roundtriptyres.co.uk
235/40 R18Not available in this dimension

Hankook W462 Winter i*cept RS3

/78%
Tested 7x in 2024, 7x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Great handling on snow
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16 £106mytyres.co.uk
225/50 R16Not available in this dimension
215/50 R17 £121mytyres.co.uk
225/45 R17 £105mytyres.co.uk
235/45 R17Not available in this dimension
235/40 R18Not available in this dimension

Falken Azenis Fk520

/83%
Tested 8x in 2024, 8x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Great handling on dry roads
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
  • Very good aquaplaning resistance
  • Exceptional handling on the wet
  • Excellent steering response on dry roads
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16Not available in this dimension
225/50 R16Not available in this dimension
215/50 R17Not available in this dimension
225/45 R17 £80mytyres.co.uk
235/45 R17 £87mytyres.co.uk
235/40 R18 £103mytyres.co.uk

Kleber Dynaxer HP4

/78%
Tested 6x in 2024, 10x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Low drive-by noise levels
  • Short braking distance on dry roads
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16 £90tyres.net
225/50 R16 £134tyres.net
215/50 R17 £94mytyres.co.uk
225/45 R17Not available in this dimension
235/45 R17Not available in this dimension
235/40 R18Not available in this dimension

Nexen N blue 4 Season

/62%
Tested 3x in 2024, 15x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
  • Low drive-by noise levels
  • Great handling on snow
  • Good value for the money
  • Short braking distance on snow
  • Short braking distance on wet roads
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16 £105mytyres.co.uk
225/50 R16Not available in this dimension
215/50 R17Not available in this dimension
225/45 R17 £89mytyres.co.uk
235/45 R17 £83mytyres.co.uk
235/40 R18Not available in this dimension

Linglong Sport Master

/78%
Tested 3x in 2024, 3x in total.
Test results:
Pluses:
    -
Minuses:
    -

Tyre sizes for Volvo C70:

215/55 R16Currenty not available
225/50 R16Currenty not available
215/50 R17Currenty not available
225/45 R17Currenty not available
235/45 R17Currenty not available
235/40 R18Currenty not available
#NameOur ratingTested in this dimensionTested in same width dimensionSegmentPrice
1. Continental Sportcontact 7
Premium £116
95 Y
2. Continental Premiumcontact 7
Premium £129
95 Y
3. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
87.9%
92.7%
90.5%
Premium £125
95 Y
4. Michelin Pilot Sport 5
81.1%
88.1%
76.9%
Premium £133
95 Y
5. Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
76.8%
80.4%
73.5%
72.7%
Upper-middle £134
95 V
6. Michelin Pilot Sport 4 S
77.9%
85.3%
64.2%
Premium £156
95 Y
7. Michelin Primacy 4+
Premium £140
91 W
8. Michelin PILOT ALPIN 5
76.4%
89.7%
89.5%
78.2%
Premium £196
95 V + 2
9. Pirelli P ZERO PZ4
85%
78.5%
76.5%
Premium £130
95 Y
10. Michelin Pilot Sport 4! Newer model available: Michelin Pilot Sport 5
89.4%
89.3%
79.1%
Premium £161
91 W + 3
11. Pirelli P ZERO lx.
Premium £304
95 W
12. Continental PremiumContact 6! Newer model available: Continental PremiumContact 7
86%
92.3%
80.7%
Premium £125
91 Y + 1
13. Bridgestone Potenza Sport
90.3%
90.3%
81.3%
Premium £132
95 Y
14. Pirelli Cinturato P7 C2
86%
91%
93.4%
Premium £202
95 Y + 1
15. Continental WinterContact TS 850P
Premium £511
95 V + 2
16. GoodYear Vector 4Seasons Gen-3
83.4%
79.4%
73.3%
82.3%
Premium £138
95 W
17. Continental WinterContact TS 870 P
78.7%
79.7%
92.1%
86.1%
Premium £190
95 V
18. Continental AllSeasonContact
82.6%
90.3%
78.3%
77.7%
Premium £146
95 V
19. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 6
91.7%
90.4%
77.2%
Premium £145
95 Y
20. GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance 3
84.6%
92.6%
80.2%
85.4%
Premium £165
95 V
21. Continental Sportcontact 6! Newer model available: Continental SportContact 7
82.5%
90.9%
88.9%
Premium £126
95 Y + 2
22. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-005
92.2%
79.8%
84.4%
83.1%
Premium £159
95 V
23. Bridgestone Turanza T005
84%
88.8%
79.4%
Premium £137
95 Y
24. Dunlop Winter Sport 5
82.7%
92%
82.4%
79.3%
Premium £138
95 V + 1
25. Goodyear UltraGrip Performance Gen-1! Newer model available: GoodYear UltraGrip Performance+
82.9%
92.2%
82.8%
75.3%
Premium £302
95 V
26. Michelin Primacy 4! Newer model available: Michelin Primacy 4+
80.1%
83.2%
81%
Premium £153
91 W + 1
27. Michelin CrossClimate 2
73.5%
93.8%
90.9%
71.2%
Premium £148
95 Y
28. Kleber KRISALP HP3
77.6%
89.7%
74.8%
79.7%
Upper-middle £125
95 V
29. Michelin PILOT ALPIN PA4
87.4%
91.3%
89.3%
Premium £203
95 V + 3
30. Hankook Ventus Prime 4
81%
88.8%
84.8%
Premium £112
95
31. Hankook Kinergy 4S2 H750
83.3%
84.2%
88.6%
89.1%
Upper-middle £118
95 Y
32. Vredestein Wintrac Pro
Premium £134
95 W
33. Michelin CrossClimate+
69.1%
79.8%
84.3%
79.5%
Premium £192
95 Y
34. BFGoodrich G-FORCE WINTER 2
72.6%
95.5%
73.9%
85.2%
Upper-middle £181
95 V
35. Pirelli Winter SottoZero 3
74.7%
79.6%
81.8%
70.6%
Premium
36. Pirelli WINTER SOTTOZERO Serie III
Premium £182
95 V
37. Vredestein ULTRAC VORTI+
84.5%
78.8%
Premium £125
0
38. Falken ZIEX ZE310 ECORUN
77.6%
79.3%
79.7%
Upper-middle £101
95 W
39. Bridgestone Weather Control A005 EVO
77.7%
62.3%
80.4%
74.8%
Premium £134
95 W
40. Firestone Winterhawk 4
79.3%
88.5%
72.7%
81.5%
Upper-middle £126
95 V
41. Hankook Winter i*cept evo2 W320! Newer model available: Hankook Winter i*cept evo3 W330
75.8%
90.5%
85.7%
67.4%
Upper-middle £556
95 V
42. Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance! Newer model available: Goodyear Efficient Grip Performance 2
82.7%
85.1%
78.7%
Premium
43. Fulda SportControl 2
78.9%
80.7%
80%
Lowcost £263
91 Y + 3
44. Falken EuroALL Season AS210
78.8%
76.1%
75.9%
78.7%
Upper-middle £129
95 V
45. Pirelli Cinturato All Season SF2
75.3%
81.6%
82.3%
81.1%
Premium £145
95 Y
46. Bridgestone Blizzak LM-001
80.6%
77.4%
83.7%
Premium £202
95 V
47. Falken Azenis Fk520
Upper-middle £103
95 Y
48. Hankook Ventus S1 evo3 K127
80.9%
83.5%
78.2%
Premium £96
95 Y
49. Firestone Firehawk Sport
66.2%
77.7%
Upper-middle £101
95 Y
50. Semperit Speed-Grip 3! Newer model available: Semperit Speed-Grip 5
78.1%
77.2%
71.3%
79.7%
Lowcost £133
95 V
51. Pirelli P Zero Trofeo R
42.1%
79.7%
Premium
52. Falken EuroWinter HS01! Newer model available: Falken EuroWinter HS02
78.2%
74.2%
74.2%
77.1%
Upper-middle £134
95 V
53. Fulda Kristall Control HP2
71.4%
85.5%
74.3%
72.7%
Lowcost £128
95 V
54. Falken Azenis FK510! Newer model available: Falken Azenis FK520
82.9%
75.5%
76.2%
Upper-middle £134
95 Y + 1
55. Vredestein Wintrac Xtreme S
Premium £195
95 Y
56. Nokian WR Snowproof P
66.1%
79.2%
92.3%
Upper-middle £132
95 V
57. Dunlop SP Sport MAXX RT2
86.6%
86.9%
80.4%
Premium £124
95 Y + 3
58. Linglong Sport Master
68%
64%
81%
Lowcost
59. Sava Intensa UHP 2
78.1%
86.7%
73.9%
Lowcost £80
95 Y + 1
60. Vredestein Quatrac Pro
Premium £137
95 Y
61. Toyo Snowprox S954
78.8%
70.6%
92.2%
82.7%
Upper-middle £141
95 V + 1
62. Kumho Ecsta PS71
79.8%
75.2%
68.3%
Upper-middle £81
95 Y
63. Hankook Ventus Prime3 K125! Newer model available: Hankook Ventus Prime 4
73.1%
92%
80.3%
Premium £114
91 W + 1
64. Nexen N Fera Sport
71.5%
73.9%
77.2%
Lowcost £81
95 Y
65. BFGoodrich Advantage
63.7%
74.3%
77.6%
Upper-middle £126
95 Y
66. Maxxis Premitra HP5
81.9%
84.3%
76.3%
Lowcost £89
95 W
67. Nokian Powerproof
82.2%
84.7%
77%
Upper-middle £142
95 Y
68. Kumho WinterCraft WP71
81.9%
76.7%
78%
Upper-middle £123
95 W
69. Continental SportContact 5P
Premium £124
95 Y + 1
70. BFGoodrich G-Grip All Season 2
59.8%
94.5%
Upper-middle £180
95 W
71. Maxxis Victra Sport 5
79.3%
78%
76.6%
Lowcost £245
95 Y + 1
72. Kleber Dynaxer UHP
64.3%
72.6%
78.2%
Upper-middle £102
95 Y
73. GoodYear Eagle F1 Supersport
81.2%
68.3%
Premium £144
95 Y
74. Uniroyal RainSport 5
87%
71.6%
83.6%
Upper-middle £99
95 Y
75. Michelin e.Primacy
61.7%
80.8%
72.8%
Premium £113
91 W
76. Firestone Roadhawk
73%
86.9%
74.1%
Upper-middle £105
95 Y
77. Nexen WinGuard Sport 2 WU7
76.8%
77.4%
77.5%
94.5%
Lowcost £107
95 V + 2
78. Continental EcoContact 6
62%
78.8%
85%
Premium
79. Bridgestone Weather Control A005
86.9%
61.1%
91.8%
76.7%
Premium £178
95 W
80. Pirelli P7 Cinturato Blue
56%
82.6%
Premium £112
95 Y
81. Pirelli P ZERO
90.1%
92.2%
74.6%
Premium £137
95 Y + 1
82. Nankang Comfort ECO-2+
Lowcost £88
95 + 1
83. Semperit Speed-Life 3
83.4%
76.6%
83.6%
Lowcost £103
95 Y
84. Hankook Ventus S1 evo2 K117
85.5%
Premium £180
95 Y
85. Pirelli Cinturato P7
77.6%
86.3%
81.2%
Premium £142
95 W
86. Debica Presto UHP2
82.6%
83.7%
Lowcost £84
95 Y + 1
87. Bridgestone Potenza S001
73%
83.9%
61.6%
Premium £201
95 Y
88. Falken EUROWINTER HS449
Upper-middle £125
95 V
89. Nokian WR A4
66.1%
77.4%
80.7%
Upper-middle £171
95 V
90. Yokohama BluEarth winter V905
81.6%
70.5%
85.4%
Upper-middle £128
95 W
91. Pirelli Cinturato All Season Plus
68.5%
52.5%
Premium £211
95 Y
92. Kleber Quadraxer 2! Newer model available: Kleber Quadraxer 3
73.1%
97.2%
75.3%
Upper-middle £122
95 W
93. Vredestein Ultrac Vorti
80.1%
85.9%
75.5%
Premium £457
95 Y
94. Cooper Zeon CS8
80%
73.8%
80%
Upper-middle £122
0 Y
95. Apollo Aspire XP
75.8%
84.4%
88.3%
Lowcost
96. Uniroyal RainSport 3
58.4%
Upper-middle £901
91 Y + 1
97. Matador MP93 Nordicca
Lowcost £155
95 V
98. GoodYear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3! Newer model available: Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 5
78.1%
85%
Premium £137
95 Y
99. GT radial Sport Active 2
71%
74.8%
73.7%
Lowcost £110
95 Y
100. Kumho Ecsta PS91
64.3%
65.6%
Upper-middle £102
95 Y