You probably noticed that 195/65R15 tires are popular and one of the most beloved products by owners of small cars. There are multiple with several factors that contribute to the popularity of these in the US market. Firstly, in the US, compact and midsize cars are the most prevalent vehicle classes, and these are frequently used on them. Many come with 195/65R15 as Original Equipment. Secondly, tires of this size offer excellent performance harmony in terms of comfort, handling, and fuel efficiency, making them appropriate for a variety of driving and weather scenarios. Another reason is its availability. Drivers select these ones because they are widely offered by both tire manufacturers affordable and premium. Depending on your needs, they design different performance categories, and at various price ranges.
For example, many drivers of the Audi A4, Ford Focus, Subaru Impreza, Toyota Prius, and Mercedes-Benz C-class say that their car feels more smooth and stable when using 195/65R15 tires. The most outstanding premium models are the following: Pirelli P4 Four Seasons Plus, Michelin Premier A/S, Firestone Weathergrip, and Bridgestone Blizzak WS90. While more affordable products are: Nexen N’Priz AH5, Hankook Kinergy GT, or Yokohama Avid S33. In the section below we will describe two of these.
Let's get to know the Firestone WeatherGrip. This model is an advanced tire designed for all-season performance in a variety of weather conditions, such as rain, snow, and ice. This benefits from a unique tread compound shaped onto a directional tread pattern. Firestone uses the latest technologies to optimize it for wet and snowy conditions. Additionally, the tread remains pliable in cold weather, which helps to keep traction on snowy and icy roads. The tire also features a full-depth 3D sipe technology that helps to provide biting edges powerful wet traction. When it comes to durability, here we have a robust casing construction that works together with an aggressive shoulder block design. As a result, these resist wear and offer stability when cornering. On the other side, these help it withstand dents, curbs, and other forms of damage.
Nexen N'Priz AH5 can be the best choice for drivers who are not ready to spend a lot of money on rubbers. This model is a good touring all-season tire designed for use of many cars. It offers drivers reliable year-round traction, good steering along with optimal grip and braking power. The N'Priz AH5 comes with an advanced rubber compound shaped into a modern tread pattern. It presents a semi-rib style center and rid style sipe designed to provide a stable and comfortable ride. Due to the uniformly designed center width, it delivers superior grip, low rolling resistance, and fuel economy. For safety reasons, this model benefits from four wide linear grooves coupled with groove sipe cross layout. As a result, the N'Priz AH5 provides increased hydroplaning resistance, maintaining road grip, and driving stability.