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– A satisfied driver wrote that the tire was very stable at highway speed.
– The owner said that the tire exceeded his expectations, especially in terms of wet traction and hydroplaning resistance.
– A few drivers mentioned that they were impressed by the smooth, comfortable and quiet ride provided by this tire.

Reasons not to buy

– Some drivers complained that the tires were defective.
– One disappointed driver said that the tires were stiff, noisy and unstable.
– Some drivers complained about the tires' poor quality.

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Bridgestone DriveGuard



Description

Drive up to 50 miles to safety after a flat.

  • Up to 60,000 mile limited treadwear warranty
  • Quiet ride and confident handling
  • Touring tire with all-season performance
  • Available for crossovers, minivans, sedans, coupes and wagons

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Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Bridgestone / DriveGuard
Car Type
Passenger
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 "
Width
185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... Y (max 186 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Bridgestone / DriveGuard Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Tread depth Sidewall styling Overall diameter Load range Tire weight Price
R15 195/60 R15 88H 195/60 R15 88H 12.0 BW 24.2 26.0
R15 195/65 R15 91H 195/65 R15 91H 12.0 BW 25.0 28.0
R16 195/55 R16 87V 195/55 R16 87V 12.0 BW 24.4 24.0
R16 205/55 R16 91V 205/55 R16 91V 11.0 BW 24.9 25.0
R16 205/60 R16 92V 205/60 R16 92V 12.0 BW 25.7 29.0
R16 205/65 R16 95H 205/65 R16 95H 12.0 BW 26.5 32.0
R16 215/55 R16 93V 215/55 R16 93V 11.0 BW 25.3 27.0
R16 215/60 R16 95V 215/60 R16 95V 11.0 BW 26.1 29.0
R16 225/60 R16 98V 225/60 R16 98V 11.0 BW 26.6 33.0
R16 225/65 R16 100H 225/65 R16 100H 11.0 BW 27.48 39.0
R16 235/65 R16 103T 235/65 R16 103T 11.0 BW 28.03 43.0
R17 205/45 R17 88W XL 205/45 R17 88W XL 11.0 BW 24.3 XL 22.0
R17 205/50 R17 93W XL 205/50 R17 93W XL 11.0 BW 25.1 XL 26.0
R17 215/45 R17 91W XL 215/45 R17 91W XL 11.0 BW 24.7 XL 25.0
R17 215/50 R17 95V XL 215/50 R17 95V XL 11.0 BW 25.5 XL 28.0
R17 215/55 R17 94V 215/55 R17 94V 11.0 BW 26.3 28.0
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W 11.0 BW 25.0 24.0
R17 225/50 R17 94W 225/50 R17 94W 11.0 BW 25.9 28.0
R17 225/55 R17 97V 225/55 R17 97V 12.0 BW 26.8 31.0
R17 225/60 R17 99H 225/60 R17 99H 11.0 BW 27.64 36.0
R17 225/65 R17 102H 225/65 R17 102H 11.0 BW 28.5 40.0
R17 235/45 R17 94W 235/45 R17 94W 11.0 BW 25.4 27.0
R17 235/50 R17 96W 235/50 R17 96W 11.0 BW 26.3 30.0
R17 235/60 R17 102H 235/60 R17 102H 11.0 BW 28.11 39.0
R17 235/65 R17 104H 235/65 R17 104H 11.0 BW 29.06 44.0
R17 245/40 R17 91W 245/40 R17 91W 11.0 BW 24.7 25.0
R17 245/45 R17 99W XL 245/45 R17 99W XL 11.0 BW 25.7 XL 30.0
R17 255/40 R17 94W 255/40 R17 94W 11.0 BW 25.0 27.0
R18 215/45 R18 93W XL 215/45 R18 93W XL 11.0 BW 25.6 XL 26.0
R18 215/55 R18 95H 215/55 R18 95H 11.0 BW 27.3 30.0
R18 225/40 R18 92W XL 225/40 R18 92W XL 11.0 BW 25.1 XL 26.0
R18 225/45 R18 95W XL 225/45 R18 95W XL 11.0 BW 25.9 XL 28.0
R18 225/50 R18 95W 225/50 R18 95W 11.0 BW 26.9 30.0
R18 235/40 R18 95W XL 235/40 R18 95W XL 11.0 BW 25.4 XL 27.0
R18 235/45 R18 98W XL 235/45 R18 98W XL 11.0 BW 26.3 XL 30.0
R18 235/50 R18 97W 235/50 R18 97W 11.0 BW 27.3 32.0
R18 235/55 R18 100V 235/55 R18 100V 11.0 BW 28.15 38.0
R18 245/40 R18 97W XL 245/40 R18 97W XL 11.0 BW 25.7 XL 29.0
R18 245/45 R18 96W 245/45 R18 96W 11.0 BW 26.7 30.0
R18 255/35 R18 94W XL 255/35 R18 94W XL 11.0 BW 25.0 XL 28.0
R18 255/40 R18 99W XL 255/40 R18 99W XL 11.0 BW 26.0 XL 30.0
R18 255/45 R18 99W 255/45 R18 99W 11.0 BW 27.1 32.0
R19 245/40 R19 98W XL 245/40 R19 98W XL 11.0 BW 26.7 XL 30.0

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Questions and Answers

  • Sep 06, 2019
    Tire Chart 2020

    TireRack.com: Best in Grand Touring All-Season

    Ranked #21st of 21. Bridgestone DriveGuard
    Highs and Lows:
    Wet Performance Comfort Dry Performance Noise Winter / Snow Performance
  • Apr 29, 2016
    Video

    Bridgestone DriveGuard Technologies

    There's never a good time for a flat. That's why we're introducing DriveGuard run-flat tires for CUVs and Minivans. Now you can rest easy knowing you can safely travel up to 50 miles after a puncture and get the kids to soccer practice on time.

  • Apr 28, 2016
    Video

    Bridgestone DriveGuard Tire versus U.S. Olympic Archer Khatuna Lorig

    What you're about to see is real. Our DriveGuard tires are proven to run up to 50 miles at up to 50 miles per hour following a puncture. Watch how they perform versus a regular tire once U.S. Olympic Archer Khatuna Lorig has used them both for target practice.

  • Feb 29, 2016
    Video

    Bridgestone Driveguard

    For the launch of Bridgestone Driveguard tyres in Belgium we were asked to make a VR experience for a tradeshow booth using Samsung Gear VR goggles. The Driveguard USP: "There's a puncture waiting with your name on it. Continue driving for 80 km at up to 80 km/h".

  • Jan 20, 2016
    Video

    Bridgestone DriveGuard - Technology

    The Bridgestone DriveGuard is a new take on the runflat. The DriveGuard offers improved comfort and wet grip, this video explains how.

  • Mar 09, 2015
    Video

    Tested: DriveGuard. A Better Riding Run-Flat for Winter? | Tire Rack

    Designed to be a better riding run-flat, Bridgestone's DriveGuard aims to be the simple mainstream solution, providing appropriate road manners and extended mobility capabilities for any passenger car with a tire pressure monitoring system. But how does it perform when it snows? We went to Sweden to test this tire where winter reigns supreme.

  • Mar 09, 2015
    Video

    Tested: DriveGuard vs Cinturato P7 in Snow | Tire Rack

    Bridgestone's newest 3G RFT tire design is simply called DriveGuard, a run-flat tire designed to equal or better the ride of any OEM run-flat, and even be comfortable enough to install on cars that didn't come with run-flat tires as Original Equipment. But how does it perform when it snows?

  • Sep 24, 2014
    Video

    Do Bridgestone DriveGuard Run Flat Replacement Tires Work? | Consumer Reports

    Bridgestone created a new run flat replacement tire called DriveGuard. It claims to allow you to drive up to 50 miles at speeds up to 50 miles per hour. It's made to fit many cars but you'll need a tire pressure monitoring system.

  • Jul 03, 2014
    Video

    Tested: Bridgestone DriveGuard & Peace of Mind for Your Car | Tire Rack

    Designed to be a better riding run-flat, Bridgestone's DriveGuard aims to be the simple mainstream solution, providing appropriate road manners and extended mobility capabilities for any passenger car with a tire pressure monitoring system. How well does it work on a common mid-sized sedan and our BMW test vehicles?