Pirelli Tires

    Founded in Italy in 1872, Pirelli is a premium tire brand respected the world over for the highest levels of handling, sustainability, and safety on exotic cars as well as on family sedans and sport utilities. With over 100 years of victories in racing, Pirelli has become the largest supplier of tires for the most demanding and prestigious race events and vehicles. Their prestigious involvement in Formula 1 and their involvement in the fashion industry all contribute to the success of Pirelli brand throughout the world.

    Two of Pirelli’s most popular tire models were named as “best buys” by Consumer Reports in 2012. According to magazine editors, “a Best Buy is a product that delivers exceptional value for a given amount of money and merits special attention from consumers.” Consumer Reports is not alone in feeling confident about Pirelli tires - Ferrari, Maserati, Lamborghini, Porsche, Aston Martin, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, BMW, and other models all use Pirellis as OE.

    • PIRELLI® - P Zero on Ford Mustang
    • PIRELLI® - Scorpion Zero Asimmetrico on Dodge Challenger
    • PIRELLI® - Scorpion Zero Asimmetrico on Mercedes G55
    • PIRELLI® - P Zero Nero on Ford Mustang
    • PIRELLI® - P Zero Nero M+S on Dodge Challenger
    • PIRELLI® - P Zero Nero on Dodge Challenger
    • PIRELLI® - P Zero Nero on Dodge Challenger
    • PIRELLI® - P Zero on Volvo V40
    • PIRELLI® - P Zero Nero M+S on Dodge Challenger
    • PIRELLI® - Scorpion Zero Asimmetrico on Mercedes G55
    • PIRELLI® - P Zero on Porsche Panamera
    • PIRELLI® - P Zero Nero M+S on Chevy Camaro

    It’s understood Pirelli tires are ideal for any given performance or race car. But when it comes to buying tires for your sport utility, it’s especially important to make sure the rubber you select maintains the levels of handling and safety your vehicle was designed to provide. Pirelli believes tires for SUVs need to perform well and be aesthetically appealing, not just highly functional. High-performance SUVs are becoming more popular every year, and perhaps no tire maker has been more involved in development of these vehicles during automaker prototype testing than Pirelli.

    CARiD’s web site has been set up to automatically guide you in the tire buying process for your vehicle whether you’re looking for same-size replacement tires or considering upgrading tires and rims to a larger size. To find Pirelli tires available for your specific vehicle, select your make, model, and year. You’ll notice a range of sizes appear on the left (anywhere from 15 inches to 24 inches in diameter for example). When you’re ready, choose your current size or browse from other diameter sizes that will typically fit on your vehicle. Next, you have the option of narrowing down your search further with preferences of all-season, summer, or winter tread designs. Then, you can choose between tires with tread designs optimized for types of driving: performance, all-terrain, or economy.

    Understanding Tires

    There is a lot of information on the sidewall of a tire. Typically, you'll find UTQG ratings for treadwear, traction and temperature, the size of the tire, the load rating index number with a speed rating index, the construction type (bias or radial), the D.O.T. compliance code, and construction details. On some tires used as original equipment, you may also find a marking that indicates its OE status.

    Understanding Tires


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    Pirelli Tires Reviews
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    2013 Lexus IS
    | Posted by | (Igo, CA)

    I have the 240 Sottozero tires on mine right now and have found them to be very comfortable with very low tire noise. Want to try them in snow but I assume they will work as intended.

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    2010 Ford F-150
    | Posted by | (Portugal Cove, NF)

    3000 miles on my FX4 with the 20" stockers, and I would say they are a good tire in the rain. We have had plenty here, in San Antonio, this year and I have not felt the truck lose the rear end bad once.

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    2008 Cadillac CTS
    | Posted by | (Tucson, AZ)

    I've had these tires since 2010 and they are still in great condition. They have worn well and have got me through some pretty sticky situations in Vegas. I never had a real problem with them until I moved to Wyoming this past winter and tried them out on some trail with 6+" of snow. Got stuck a few times but never needed help out.

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    Not bad.
    2010 GMC Sierra
    | Posted by | (Whitehouse Station, NJ)

    I have these all terrain tires. Taken it up the highway and around the suburbs. Road noise is no worse than the old Pirelli's, in fact, it is a little better but there is still some slight road rumble on certain surfaces. It's not too bad on the highway, the noise I am hearing is probably more wind noise rather than road noise. Overall, not bad.

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    2010 BMW 3-Series
    | Posted by | (Flint, TX)

    I used them for 90k miles on my former car, a 325I (multiple sets of tires), and liked them so much. I now use them on my 335I. Highly recommended. Thanks, CARiD.

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    2012 BMW 3-Series
    | Posted by | (Ormond Beach, FL)

    I got the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus installed about 500 miles ago. Love them. Previously had the Michelin Latitudes. The Pirellis feel like ankle weights have been taken off the car. It's so much lighter feeling, handles even better, and the ride isn't as harsh. Highly recommend them!

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