Manufacturer: Firestone
Tyre: Firestone SZ90


The Firestone SZ90 tyres are high performance passenger car tyres from Firestone Tyres, the tyre manufacturer, long associated with producing affordable, high quality tyres. While these tyres may not belong to the ultra high performance category, they definitely bring out the fun in driving and are pioneers in what is called the ‘light sport’ category. For most of us negotiating everyday traffic in our daily work commute or in the school run, a little bit of fun in the drive can make a lot of difference. Variations of these tyres, Firestone SZ90 XL tyres, are suitable for larger vehicles.

Reliable Handling: The Firestone SZ90 tyres exhibit a dynamic asymmetric design that incorporates unique shaped tread blocks on the outer tyre shoulder. These blocks increase the contact patch between the surface and the tread on dry roads, resulting in reliable handling and precise steering responsiveness. This tread arrangement also confers exceptional cornering stability, keeping you safe while negotiating those tricky turns.
Improved Safety on Wet Surfaces: From the tyre shoulder, moving inwards, the Firestone SZ90 tyres exhibit 3 wide circumferential grooves that deflect water from the tread area. The central groove is incorporated with a 3D tie bar that confers additional stiffness to the central tread and also improves connection between the central tread blocks. As a result, the water deflection action becomes even more efficient, resulting in superior safety, grip and control on wet surface.
Increased Braking Responsiveness: High grip on wet and dry surfaces increases traction levels, resulting in better braking response and shorter braking distances to enhance the safety at all times.
Quiet Comfortable Ride: The Firestone SZ90 tyres are associated with delivering a quiet, comfortable ride.

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Width Profile Wheel Size Load Index Speed Rating Order Now
205 55 16 91V V
195 55 15 85V V
205 55 16 91W W
205 45 16 83W W
225 45 17 91Y Y
225 45 17 91W W
225 45 17 94Y Y
235 45 17 94Y Y
205 50 17 89V V
225 50 16 92W W
195 55 16 87V V
225 45 17 91W W
225 40 18 88Y Y
205 45 17 84V V
245 40 18 93Y Y
225 45 18 95Y Y
255 35 18 94Y Y
225 50 17 94W W
245 40 18 93Y Y
R Dent - 23rd October, 2015

A suprisingly good tyre and excellent value at the price paid, Very satisfied with the performance of this tyre.
10 out of 10

John Wright - 6th July, 2012

I have found that the tyres give a smooth quiet ride & that with them the steering is sure & responsive A good buy.
8 out of 10

Paul Croft - 18th April, 2012

Previously fitted with Bridgstone Rotenza - the Firestones were less expensive and as far as I can tell at the moment are just as good. It is difficult to be accurate about wear at this stage as they have only been fitted for a few weeks. The decision over what to replace them with will be made solely on the wear factor, but currently I would be minded to fit the Firestones again.
9 out of 10

D. Davison - 20th January, 2012

Very slight ridge riding effect on concrete along joints.
8 out of 10

Derek Bowes - 12th September, 2011

Good value tyre with limited wear when used on motorways. Can be a little noisy.
8 out of 10

Below are ratings and comments from 10 tyre reviews averaging 9 out of 10

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Steering Responsiveness
Cornering Stability
Resistance to Aquaplaning
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Ride comfort and smoothness
Noise level
Quality versus price
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