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Bridgestone Blizzak LM005

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86.0 out of 100
Based on:
22 customer ratings
76,674 miles driven
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5.0 out of 5
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3 customer ratings
14,000 miles driven
Bridgestone Blizzak LM005



Manufacturer's description

The Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 gives drivers exceptional control and safety even in challenging conditions. With Blizzak LM005, drivers can experience optimum performance in the wet, snow and on ice.

Bridgestone has developed the Blizzak LM005 to bring drivers peace of mind and convenience. Drawing on research of 20,000 drivers across Europe, the Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 was created with a strong insight into the expectations and real challenges they face to offer them outstanding control and safety in all winter conditions, especially on snow and ice.

  • Reduced Stopping Distance On Snow & Ice (Combination of 2D sipes in the center and 3D sipes in the shoulder area of the tread pattern provide excellent braking performance for reduced stopping distance on snow and ice covered roads);
  • Enhanced Snow Traction (Zig-zag grooves with angular edges improve grip between snow in grooves and snow on road);
  • Best In Class Wet Grip And Braking (New nano-selective compound mixing technology allows better silica dispersion in Nano Pro-tech compound, delivering best in class wet braking and cornering performances1, tested by TUV, in addition to EU label "A" in wet grip).

Notable Features

Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 is a European-type non-studded winter tire meant to give drivers confidence, as well as ensure excellent handling and safety even in the most challenging road conditions. A new product engineered for the winter season 2019/2020.

Apparently, Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 is coming to replace the Blizzak LM001 Evo model, even though the tire maker itself is not giving any specifics on that, only saying that «Bridgestone Blizzak LM005’s performance is the result of the latest in tire engineering, with a state-of-the-art synergy between compound materials and tread design enhancing the grip on the road’s surface». Bridgestone Blizzak LM001 Evo / Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 Drawing on research of 20 000 drivers across Europe, the new model was created with a strong insight into the expectations and real challenges they face to offer them outstanding control and safety in all winter conditions, especially on snow and ice. A close-up of the Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 tread pattern

Rubber compound

Blizzak LM 005 is made from Bridgestone’s Nano Pro-tech compound, which has a high silica content meant to enhance the tire’s performance on wet and snowy roads. The silica enables the tire to stay soft even at very low temperatures, which ensures maximum traction. The use of Bridgestone’s new nano-selective compound mixing technology to improve the tire’s silica dispersion combines with its robust compound behavior to give the Blizzak LM005 a fully consistent performance across all winter conditions. Braking on ice

The tread pattern

The tread pattern of LM005 is very similar to that of LM001, engineered to take on all wintery conditions. A large amount of lateral grooves on shoulder area enhances the tire’s grip on snow and ice and optimizes the contact pressure of the tire’s shoulder blocks when braking. Parallel to that — says the technical expert of Shina. Guide — an increased void in the center area of the Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 tread pattern helps to improve water drainage and snow trapping. The zig-zag groove pattern improves the adhesion between the snow in the grooves and the snow on the road. Acceleration on snow The 2D lamella design in the center, 3D lamella design in the shoulder, and lateral grooves work together to give better grip in icy conditions. The tire’s wider sizes feature longitudinal grooves that are used to maximize water drainage.

3PMSF and M+S markings make Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 compliant with all winter legislations in Europe. Braking on snow

Presales tests of Blizzak LM005

The main competitors of the high-traction Bridgestone model are Continental WinterContact TS860, Goodyear UltraGrip 9, Michelin Alpin 6, and Pirelli Cinturato Winter, and it was these specific models that this tire maker used in the presales test of its new product. Lateral wet grip The tests were carried out by the expert group TÜV SÜD on the request of Bridgestone in October-November 2018 at ATP Papenburg (Germany) for dry & wet asphalt, as well as for the noise emission and riding comfort (laboratory tests), and by Arctic Falls in Sweden for snow and ice tests, with VW Golf 1.6 VII, on tire size 195/65 R15. Test Report No. 713139853–03.

As it is easy to guess, Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 exceeded the performance of the competitors in all of the tests carried out by the expert group. These are snow braking (40–5 km/h), ice braking (20-5km/h), wet braking (80–20 km/h), and dry braking (100–0 km/h), as well as snow traction (10–35 km/h), and lateral stability in the wet. Dry braking We will note at this point, however, that, in all of the disciplines, Blizzak LM005 won by a narrow margin, and, if the tests are to be repeated at other speeds, there is a large chance that this model will not be able to prove its supremacy. We will get more representative results when the first independent winter tests are carried out.


Bridgestone Blizzak LM005 Latest Reviews

26 February, 2021 23:56 by Lucas
5
Less than 6 months
City / Highway / Off‑road
Recommend
What is good?
Comfort
Dry Performance
Handling
Snow/Ice Performance
Wet Performance

Comments
I've driven less than 3,000 km on tires, mainly on dry and wet asphalt. The tires practically did not see snow because of warm winter. I made a lot of km on slush and ice. They performed good on the slush during the braking tests. On dry asphalt and in rain, the grip is ok for a winter tire, although I did not lead them to risky situations. I am waiting for specific snowfall to check how they will behave - this will be their real test.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Bridgestone / Blizzak LM005
Car Type
Season
Winter
Rim Diameter
14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 / 22 "
Width
155 / 165 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 315 mm
Aspect Ratio
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Bridgestone / Blizzak LM005 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Load range Sidewall styling Price
R14 155/65 R14 79T XL 155/65 R14 79T XL
From 58.0
R14 165/65 R14 79T 165/65 R14 79T
From 65.1
R14 165/70 R14 85T XL 165/70 R14 85T XL
From 55.3
R14 175/65 R14 82T 175/65 R14 82T
From 52.0
R14 175/70 R14 84T 175/70 R14 84T
From 67.9
R14 175/70 R14 88T XL 175/70 R14 88T XL
From 67.4
R14 185/60 R14 82T 185/60 R14 82T
From 64.4
R14 185/65 R14 86T 185/65 R14 86T
From 62.2
R15 165/60 R15 81T 165/60 R15 81T
R15 165/60 R15 81T XL 165/60 R15 81T XL
R15 165/65 R15 81T 165/65 R15 81T
From 67.7
R15 175/65 R15 88T XL 175/65 R15 88T XL
From 55.3
R15 185/55 R15 82T 185/55 R15 82T
From 74.7
R15 185/55 R15 86H XL 185/55 R15 86H XL
From 82.4
R15 185/60 R15 84T 185/60 R15 84T
From 59.2
R15 185/60 R15 88T XL 185/60 R15 88T XL
From 60.4
R15 185/65 R15 88T 185/65 R15 88T
From 56.0
R15 185/65 R15 92T XL 185/65 R15 92T XL
From 56.5
R15 195/50 R15 86H XL 195/50 R15 86H XL
From 74.3
R15 195/55 R15 85H 195/55 R15 85H
From 75.6
R15 195/60 R15 88H 195/60 R15 88H
From 95.6
R15 195/60 R15 88T 195/60 R15 88T
From 65.5
R15 195/65 R15 91H 195/65 R15 91H
From 64.4
R15 195/65 R15 91T 195/65 R15 91T
From 52.7
R15 195/65 R15 95T XL 195/65 R15 95T XL
From 61.5
R15 205/65 R15 94H 205/65 R15 94H
R15 205/65 R15 94T 205/65 R15 94T
R15 205/70 R15 96T 205/70 R15 96T
R16 195/45 R16 84H XL 195/45 R16 84H XL
From 99.4
R16 195/50 R16 88H XL 195/50 R16 88H XL
From 110.4
R16 195/55 R16 87H 195/55 R16 87H
From 83.5
R16 195/55 R16 91H 195/55 R16 91H
From 98.2
R16 195/55 R16 91H XL 195/55 R16 91H XL
From 85.9
R16 195/60 R16 89H 195/60 R16 89H
From 78.1
R16 205/45 R16 87H XL 205/45 R16 87H XL
From 187.3
R16 205/55 R16 91H 205/55 R16 91H
From 72.7
R16 205/55 R16 91T 205/55 R16 91T
From 75.3
R16 205/55 R16 94H XL 205/55 R16 94H XL
From 79.5
R16 205/55 R16 94V 205/55 R16 94V
From 87.5
R16 205/55 R16 94V XL 205/55 R16 94V XL
From 83.0
R16 205/60 R16 92H 205/60 R16 92H
From 80.4
R16 205/60 R16 96H 205/60 R16 96H
From 100.5
R16 205/60 R16 96H XL 205/60 R16 96H XL
From 77.4
R16 205/65 R16 95H 205/65 R16 95H
From 111.9
R16 215/55 R16 93H 215/55 R16 93H
From 85.0
R16 215/55 R16 97H 215/55 R16 97H
From 130.4
R16 215/55 R16 97H XL 215/55 R16 97H XL
From 93.5
R16 215/55 R16 97V XL 215/55 R16 97V XL
From 122.8
R16 215/60 R16 99H 215/60 R16 99H
From 109.7
R16 215/60 R16 99H XL 215/60 R16 99H XL
From 86.5
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H
From 85.3
R16 215/65 R16 102H XL 215/65 R16 102H XL
From 118.4
R16 215/70 R16 100T 215/70 R16 100T
From 94.5
R16 225/55 R16 99H XL 225/55 R16 99H XL
From 101.5
R16 225/55 R16 99V 225/55 R16 99V
From 112.2
R16 245/70 R16 111T XL 245/70 R16 111T XL
From 127.8
R17 205/40 R17 84V XL 205/40 R17 84V XL
From 119.0
R17 205/45 R17 88V 205/45 R17 88V
From 130.2
R17 205/50 R17 93H XL 205/50 R17 93H XL
From 110.3
R17 205/50 R17 93V 205/50 R17 93V
From 115.8
R17 205/50 R17 93V XL 205/50 R17 93V XL
From 107.6
R17 205/55 R17 95V 205/55 R17 95V
From 127.3
R17 205/55 R17 95V XL 205/55 R17 95V XL
From 107.6
R17 205/60 R17 93H 205/60 R17 93H
From 113.1
R17 215/40 R17 87V XL 215/40 R17 87V XL
R17 215/45 R17 91V XL 215/45 R17 91V XL
From 131.9
R17 215/50 R17 95V 215/50 R17 95V
From 126.2
R17 215/50 R17 95V XL 215/50 R17 95V XL
From 106.1
R17 215/55 R17 98H XL 215/55 R17 98H XL
From 116.9
R17 215/55 R17 98V 215/55 R17 98V
From 128.8
R17 215/55 R17 98V XL 215/55 R17 98V XL
From 115.4
R17 215/60 R17 96H 215/60 R17 96H
From 102.9
R17 215/60 R17 100H XL 215/60 R17 100H XL
From 123.3
R17 215/60 R17 100V 215/60 R17 100V
From 117.8
R17 215/60 R17 100V XL 215/60 R17 100V XL
From 120.3
R17 215/65 R17 103H XL 215/65 R17 103H XL
From 111.9
R17 225/45 R17 91H 225/45 R17 91H
From 100.6
R17 225/45 R17 94H XL 225/45 R17 94H XL
From 102.2
R17 225/45 R17 94V 225/45 R17 94V
From 112.6
R17 225/45 R17 94V XL 225/45 R17 94V XL
From 99.4
R17 225/50 R17 98H 225/50 R17 98H
From 106.7
R17 225/50 R17 98H XL 225/50 R17 98H XL
From 107.1
R17 225/50 R17 98V 225/50 R17 98V
From 116.6
R17 225/50 R17 98V XL 225/50 R17 98V XL
From 108.4
R17 225/55 R17 97H 225/55 R17 97H
R17 225/55 R17 101V 225/55 R17 101V
From 145.3
R17 225/60 R17 99H 225/60 R17 99H
From 138.5
R17 225/60 R17 103V 225/60 R17 103V
From 158.6
R17 225/60 R17 103V XL 225/60 R17 103V XL
From 229.8
R17 225/65 R17 102H 225/65 R17 102H
From 122.3
R17 225/65 R17 106H XL 225/65 R17 106H XL
From 138.3
R17 235/45 R17 97V 235/45 R17 97V
From 152.7
R17 235/45 R17 97V XL 235/45 R17 97V XL
From 125.2
R17 235/50 R17 100V XL 235/50 R17 100V XL
R17 235/55 R17 99H 235/55 R17 99H
From 123.6
R17 235/55 R17 103V 235/55 R17 103V
From 167.4
R17 235/55 R17 103V XL 235/55 R17 103V XL
From 128.1
R17 235/60 R17 106H XL 235/60 R17 106H XL
From 128.1
R17 235/65 R17 108H XL 235/65 R17 108H XL
From 112.4
R17 235/65 R17 108V XL 235/65 R17 108V XL
From 122.4
R17 245/40 R17 95V XL 245/40 R17 95V XL
R17 245/45 R17 99V XL 245/45 R17 99V XL
From 135.3
R17 245/65 R17 111H XL 245/65 R17 111H XL
From 134.7
R17 255/60 R17 110H XL 255/60 R17 110H XL
From 122.3
R17 255/65 R17 114H XL 255/65 R17 114H XL
From 142.4
R17 265/65 R17 116H XL 265/65 R17 116H XL
From 152.5
R17 275/55 R17 109H 275/55 R17 109H
From 163.9
R18 215/45 R18 93V XL 215/45 R18 93V XL
R18 215/50 R18 92V 215/50 R18 92V
R18 215/55 R18 99V XL 215/55 R18 99V XL
From 127.2
R18 225/40 R18 92V 225/40 R18 92V
From 116.5
R18 225/40 R18 92V XL 225/40 R18 92V XL
From 100.8
R18 225/45 R18 95V 225/45 R18 95V
From 134.7
R18 225/45 R18 95V XL 225/45 R18 95V XL
From 133.7
R18 225/50 R18 99H XL 225/50 R18 99H XL
R18 225/50 R18 99V XL 225/50 R18 99V XL
From 149.3
R18 225/55 R18 102V XL 225/55 R18 102V XL
From 125.2
R18 225/60 R18 104V XL 225/60 R18 104V XL
From 141.4
R18 235/40 R18 95V XL 235/40 R18 95V XL
From 125.8
R18 235/45 R18 98V 235/45 R18 98V
From 149.6
R18 235/45 R18 98V XL 235/45 R18 98V XL
From 124.0
R18 235/50 R18 101V XL 235/50 R18 101V XL
From 135.1
R18 235/55 R18 104H XL 235/55 R18 104H XL
From 131.4
R18 235/60 R18 107H XL 235/60 R18 107H XL
From 109.2
R18 235/60 R18 107V XL 235/60 R18 107V XL
From 124.1
R18 235/65 R18 110H XL 235/65 R18 110H XL
From 141.9
R18 245/40 R18 97V 245/40 R18 97V
From 139.6
R18 245/40 R18 97V XL 245/40 R18 97V XL
From 119.7
R18 245/40 R18 97W XL 245/40 R18 97W XL
From 127.8
R18 245/45 R18 100V 245/45 R18 100V
From 222.5
R18 245/45 R18 100V XL 245/45 R18 100V XL
From 122.9
R18 245/50 R18 104V XL FR 245/50 R18 104V XL, FR
From 143.2
R18 255/35 R18 94V XL 255/35 R18 94V XL
From 143.9
R18 255/40 R18 99V XL 255/40 R18 99V XL
From 129.9
R18 255/45 R18 103V XL 255/45 R18 103V XL
From 166.4
R18 255/55 R18 109V XL 255/55 R18 109V XL
From 119.5
R18 255/60 R18 112V XL 255/60 R18 112V XL
From 147.5
R18 265/35 R18 97V XL 265/35 R18 97V XL
From 151.4
R18 265/60 R18 114H XL 265/60 R18 114H XL
From 150.5
R19 205/50 R19 94H 205/50 R19 94H
R19 215/50 R19 93T 215/50 R19 93T
From 133.8
R19 225/40 R19 93W XL 225/40 R19 93W XL
From 138.6
R19 225/45 R19 96V XL 225/45 R19 96V XL
From 173.5
R19 225/55 R19 99V 225/55 R19 99V
From 163.0
R19 235/35 R19 91W XL 235/35 R19 91W XL
From 182.6
R19 235/40 R19 96V XL 235/40 R19 96V XL
From 156.0
R19 235/45 R19 99V XL 235/45 R19 99V XL
From 152.7
R19 235/50 R19 103V XL 235/50 R19 103V XL
From 171.3
R19 235/55 R19 101T 235/55 R19 101T
From 204.8
R19 235/55 R19 105H 235/55 R19 105H
From 182.1
R19 235/55 R19 105V XL 235/55 R19 105V XL
From 140.6
R19 245/35 R19 93W XL 245/35 R19 93W XL
From 191.6
R19 245/40 R19 98V XL 245/40 R19 98V XL
From 177.4
R19 245/45 R19 102V XL 245/45 R19 102V XL
From 174.4
R19 255/35 R19 96V XL 255/35 R19 96V XL
From 167.5
R19 255/40 R19 100V XL 255/40 R19 100V XL
From 171.0
R19 255/45 R19 104V XL 255/45 R19 104V XL
From 172.8
R19 255/50 R19 103T 255/50 R19 103T
From 182.9
R19 255/50 R19 107V XL 255/50 R19 107V XL
From 135.1
R19 255/55 R19 111V XL 255/55 R19 111V XL
From 217.0
R19 265/50 R19 110V XL 265/50 R19 110V XL
From 160.4
R19 265/55 R19 109V 265/55 R19 109V
From 176.1
R19 275/40 R19 105W XL 275/40 R19 105W XL
From 271.5
R19 275/45 R19 108V XL 275/45 R19 108V XL
From 238.8
R19 285/45 R19 111W XL 285/45 R19 111W XL
From 223.2
R19 295/35 R19 104V XL 295/35 R19 104V XL
From 217.2
R20 195/55 R20 95H XL 195/55 R20 95H XL
From 109.9
R20 215/45 R20 95V XL 215/45 R20 95V XL
From 260.1
R20 235/40 R20 96H XL 235/40 R20 96H XL
From 184.6
R20 235/55 R20 105V XL 235/55 R20 105V XL
From 208.5
R20 245/35 R20 95W XL 245/35 R20 95W XL
From 255.1
R20 245/45 R20 103V XL 245/45 R20 103V XL
From 199.7
R20 255/35 R20 97W XL 255/35 R20 97W XL
From 203.5
R20 255/40 R20 101V XL 255/40 R20 101V XL
From 208.5
R20 255/45 R20 105V XL 255/45 R20 105V XL
From 214.2
R20 255/50 R20 109V XL 255/50 R20 109V XL
From 214.4
R20 255/55 R20 110V XL 255/55 R20 110V XL
From 199.6
R20 265/40 R20 104V XL 265/40 R20 104V XL
From 199.0
R20 265/45 R20 108V XL 265/45 R20 108V XL
From 197.7
R20 265/50 R20 111V XL 265/50 R20 111V XL
From 206.6
R20 275/30 R20 97W XL 275/30 R20 97W XL
From 238.0
R20 275/40 R20 106V XL 275/40 R20 106V XL
From 188.4
R20 275/45 R20 110V XL 275/45 R20 110V XL
From 210.1
R20 275/50 R20 113V XL 275/50 R20 113V XL
From 200.3
R20 285/45 R20 112V XL 285/45 R20 112V XL
From 217.0
R20 295/40 R20 110V XL 295/40 R20 110V XL
From 215.2
R20 315/35 R20 110V XL 315/35 R20 110V XL
From 247.9
R21 255/35 R21 98W XL 255/35 R21 98W XL
From 254.2
R21 255/40 R21 102V XL 255/40 R21 102V XL
From 202.5
R21 265/40 R21 105H 265/40 R21 105H
R21 265/40 R21 105V XL 265/40 R21 105V XL
From 200.7
R21 265/45 R21 108V XL 265/45 R21 108V XL
From 210.7
R21 275/35 R21 103V XL 275/35 R21 103V XL
From 260.1
R21 275/40 R21 107V XL 275/40 R21 107V XL
From 212.2
R21 275/45 R21 110V XL 275/45 R21 110V XL
From 220.8
R21 285/40 R21 109V XL 285/40 R21 109V XL
From 223.1
R21 295/35 R21 107V XL 295/35 R21 107V XL
From 214.4
R21 295/40 R21 111V XL 295/40 R21 111V XL
From 225.9
R21 315/35 R21 111V XL 315/35 R21 111V XL
From 295.3
R22 275/40 R22 107V XL 275/40 R22 107V XL
From 248.0

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26 February, 2021 23:56 by Lucas
5
Less than 6 months
City / Highway / Off‑road
Recommend
What is good?
Comfort
Dry Performance
Handling
Snow/Ice Performance
Wet Performance

Comments
I've driven less than 3,000 km on tires, mainly on dry and wet asphalt. The tires practically did not see snow because of warm winter. I made a lot of km on slush and ice. They performed good on the slush during the braking tests. On dry asphalt and in rain, the grip is ok for a winter tire, although I did not lead them to risky situations. I am waiting for specific snowfall to check how they will behave - this will be their real test.

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