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Best car tyres
  • 19 tyre brands reviewed
  • Information on well known brands like Continental, Michelin, Goodyear, Bridgestone and Pirelli
  • Lesser known brands like Yokohama, Nokian, Maloya and Hankook
  • How cheaper brands compare to more expensive rivals

What's in this guide

  1. Bridgestone

    Bridgestone is one of the top three tyre makers in the world by volume. It also owns the Firestone brand.

  2. Continental

    Continental is well known across Europe. This German giant also makes tyres sold under brand-names including Barum, Mabor, Semperit and Uniroyal.

  3. Goodyear Dunlop

    Goodyear Dunlop also owns German manufacturer Fulda, and the Sava and Debica budget brands.

  4. Michelin

    Michelin is one of the world's best-known tyre makers. It also owns BF Goodrich, Kleber and Riken.

  5. Pirelli

    Italian manufacturer Pirelli makes a range of rubber for all automotive purposes

  6. Other tyre brands

    If you can't afford the big names like Michelin, Goodyear or Bridgestone, check out these lesser-known tyre brands instead.

  7. Understanding tyre markings

    Find out how to read the markings on your car tyres to ensure you buy the right replacements

  8. Rating tyre performance

    How Which? tests tyre performance, finding the best tyres for wet and dry grip and handling, noise, wear and fuel economy

  9. BAR to PSI converter

    Tyre pressures are given in either BAR or PSI. Use our handy conversion table to convert one to the other