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Value, average: 27

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  • Year Released: 2006
  • Regions for sale: USA+, Canada, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, East Asia
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We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Bridgestone Blizzak W965. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– Some car owners were happy that the tires were wearing well.
– Many drivers mentioned the fact that these tires ensure confident snow handling.
– A few consumers were delighted by the tire's performance in both wet and dry conditions.
– The tire offered a comfortable and quiet ride, according to the reviewers.

Reasons not to buy

– One driver said that ice traction wise these tires were the worst he’d ever driven on.

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Bridgestone Blizzak W965


The Bridgestone Blizzak W965 is built to keep commercial light trucks and vans moving in winter conditions.

  • Winter grip in wet, snow and ice
  • Tread blocks promote snow traction
  • Durable construction
  • Winter Tire Limited Warranty

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Bridgestone / Blizzak W965
Car Type
Light Truck / SUV
Rim Diameter
16 / 17 "
215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 265 mm
Aspect Ratio
70 / 75 / 80 / 85 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
Q (max 100 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Bridgestone / Blizzak W965 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Sidewall styling Tread depth Load range Tire weight Overall diameter Price
R16 215/85 R16 115Q 215/85 R16 115Q BW 17.0 E 43.0 30.39
R16 225/75 R16 115Q 225/75 R16 115Q BW 17.0 E 42.0 29.29
R16 235/85 R16 120Q 235/85 R16 120Q BW 18.0 E 49.0 31.73
R16 245/75 R16 120Q 245/75 R16 120Q BW 18.0 E 48.0 30.47
R16 265/75 R16 123Q 265/75 R16 123Q BW 18.0 E 54.0 31.65
R17 235/80 R17 120Q 235/80 R17 120Q BW 14.0 E 46.0 31.81
R17 245/70 R17 119Q 245/70 R17 119Q BW 17.0 E 47.0 30.55
R17 265/70 R17 121Q 265/70 R17 121Q BW 18.0 E 52.0 31.65

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