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Pirelli P4 Four Seasons tire

 
Approximate retail price:
$99
Summary: A T speed rated tire suitable for many family cars. Comes with a 85,000 mile tread wear warranty.
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About - Pirelli P4 Four Seasons

The Pirelli P4 Four Seasons is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, all season tire models like the P4 Four Seasons are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Dry braking:
Dry braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Wet braking:
Wet braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Handling:
Handling includes how well the tires gripped in an avoidance maneuver involving a swerve into the left lane and back into the right lane; dry and wet cornering grip; and subjective steering feel.
About This Brand

Pirelli is based in Milan, Italy, and it has a U.S. manufacturing plant in Rome, Ga. Pirelli caters to the high-end market with tires commonly found on luxury and sports cars. It has a stronger presence in Europe than in the United States, and yet Pirelli offers a full line of replacement tire models to fit most cars and light trucks sold in North America. It is an original equipment supplier to the domestic car manufacturers on selected car models. The Pirelli Group business sectors also include real estate, broad-band solutions, and environmental technologies. In our testing, Pirelli tires often impress us with their dry and wet grip and handling.

Features & Specs - Pirelli P4 Four Seasons
info Speed rating T
info Treadwear warranty 85,000
info UTQG treadwear 760
info UTQG traction A
info UTQG temperature B
info Size tested P215/60R16
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User Reviews - Pirelli P4 Four Seasons
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1.0
Very Noisy
3/10/2015
Pros
Value
Cons
Handling
Noise
Best Uses
Comment:
This tire is very noisy. It produces a whining and humming noise at 40-50 MPH and when braking. I thought I have a transmission, rear differential and brake pad problems but my mechanic was able to discover the irritating noise was coming from the tires.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
3.0
Better Tire out there...
11/28/2014
Pros
Wet grip
Cons
Noise
Tread life
Underperformed For Dealer
Best Uses
Comment:
The P4's were bought as 3 seaon tires (spring to fall). These are definitly not a 4/all season tire. This is the 2nd set of Pirelli's that i have owned - the other are Winter Carvers (I will not review them here but again very disappointing). I used to think that Pirelli was a Tier A tire name, but after using these 2 models, I will not be buying Pirelli again. More on the P4's - tread life is not what I expected (30,000 - 40,000 km), road noise is far greater than my Michelin MX4's or even the original Goodyear Eagle RSA's. The only pro is hydroplanning prevention, they seem have good wet grip. When one of the P4's was damaged, I returned to the dealer for road hazard replacement. I was informed that the P4 was an underperforming tire for them, so they no longer carried them and they had to be special ordered the replacement. Now that speaks volumes! These tires were not worth the premium pricing.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
5.0
WOW!
11/18/2014
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Noise
Ride comfort
Tread life
Value
Wet grip
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I just replaced these tires on my Mazda MX-3. They were just short of the wear bars with one tire damged due to a road hazard. The mazda is a light car, but getting 108,000 miles out of a tire is impressive....that is one hundred thousand miles plus!!!<br />They also delivered very good grip and handling in wet and dry. They were quiet and rode well.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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