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Bridgestone B290


The Bridgestone B290 is a premium touring summer tire introduced in 2013, tailored specifically for the Southeast Asian and South African markets, with a particular focus on meeting the challenging road conditions of India. It serves as a replacement for the Bridgestone B250 and is designed for passenger vehicles, offering enhancements in durability, road noise reduction, and wet and dry performance.

Features & Benefits

  • Enhanced Handling and Braking: Wide grooves and sipes in the tread improve handling and braking on wet surfaces, while increased block stiffness ensures optimal braking on dry roads.
  • Noise Reduction: Closed shoulder design helps in reducing road noise, contributing to a quieter and more comfortable driving experience.
  • Durability: Features a large tread depth and wear-resistant compound that extend the tire's lifespan even on rough roads.
  • Dual-Ply Sidewall Construction: Provides additional resistance against impacts and abrasions, crucial for navigating poor road conditions typical in targeted regions.

Year Released

The Bridgestone B290 was released in 2013 and has been available in the market since then.

Regions Availability

This tire is specifically marketed in Southeast Asia and South Africa, with a significant focus on the Indian market due to local manufacturing capabilities and tailored design.

Vehicle Compatibility / Popular Vehicle Fitments

The Bridgestone B290 is notably used as original equipment for vehicles like the Mahindra KUV100. Additionally, it is suitable for a variety of passenger cars prevalent in its markets.

  • Suzuki Swift
  • Hyundai i10
  • Toyota Yaris
  • Honda City
  • Ford Figo

Note: Always consult with a tire specialist or the vehicle's manufacturer to ensure correct tire fitment.

Final Thoughts

The Bridgestone B290 is positioned as a robust choice for drivers in Southeast Asia and South Africa, offering significant improvements over its predecessor in terms of performance and durability. Its design considers the unique challenges of Indian roads, making it a fitting choice for local consumers seeking reliable, long-lasting tires.

Bridgestone B290 Latest News

  • May 13, 2018

    Bridgestone B290 Tyre Review

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Bridgestone / B290
Car Type
Rim Diameter
12 / 13 / 14 / 15 / 16 "
135 / 145 / 155 / 165 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 mm
Aspect Ratio
55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 80 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... T (max 118 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Bridgestone / B290 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Max inflation pressure Overall width Revs per mile Load range Tread depth Utqg Max load Tire weight Ply rating Price
R12 135/70 R12 65T 135/70 R12 65T
R12 145/80 R12 74T 145/80 R12 74T
R12 155/65 R12 71T 155/65 R12 71T
R12 155/65 R12 77T 155/65 R12 77T
R13 145/70 R13 71T 145/70 R13 71T
R13 145/80 R13 75T 145/80 R13 75T
R13 155/65 R13 73T 155/65 R13 73T
R13 155/70 R13 75T 155/70 R13 75T
R13 155/80 R13 79T 155/80 R13 79T
R13 165/65 R13 77T 165/65 R13 77T
R13 175/70 R13 82T 175/70 R13 82T
R14 155/65 R14 75T 155/65 R14 75T
R14 165/70 R14 81T 165/70 R14 81T
R14 165/80 R14 85T 165/80 R14 85T
R14 175/65 R14 82T 175/65 R14 82T
R14 175/70 R14 84T 175/70 R14 84T
R14 185/65 R14 86T 185/65 R14 86T
R14 185/70 R14 88T 185/70 R14 88T
R15 175/60 R15 81T 175/60 R15 81T
R15 175/65 R15 84T 175/65 R15 84T
R15 185/60 R15 84T 185/60 R15 84T
R15 185/65 R15 88H 185/65 R15 88H
R15 195/60 R15 88T 195/60 R15 88T
R16 195/55 R16 87H 195/55 R16 87H
R16 205/55 R16 91H 205/55 R16 91H

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  • May 13, 2018

    Bridgestone B290 Tyre Review