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Bridgestone Noranza 001

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Bridgestone Noranza 001


The Bridgestone Noranza 001 stands out as a premium studded tire specifically designed for the severe winter conditions of Scandinavia. This tire has been crafted to meet the challenges of the icy and snowy roads of the northern regions, ensuring optimal safety and handling for drivers.

Features & Benefits

  • Excellent Traction and Braking: Enhanced traction on snowy and icy surfaces, ensuring a safe driving experience even in the harshest winter conditions.
  • Anti-Slip Studs: The new generation anti-slip studs with their bone-like shape grip onto icy surfaces, providing superior acceleration and deceleration.
  • Durable Stud Design: The unique design of the studs and flanges prevents them from dislodging, ensuring consistent performance throughout the tire's lifespan.
  • Optimized Tread Pattern: The tire's tread pattern and rubber compound have been optimized for winter, delivering improved acceleration and braking on snow-covered roads.
  • Wear Indicator: A state-of-the-art wear indicator that conveniently informs users about the tire's condition, ensuring timely maintenance or replacement.


  • 3D-Lamellization: Dense 3D-lamellization of the tire block surface enhances traction on snow.
  • Wide Drainage Grooves: The wide drainage grooves combined with a directional tread pattern ensures efficient removal of snow and water from the tire's contact patch.

Year Released

Bridgestone Noranza 001 was unveiled in late spring 2016 after years of research and development. It serves as a high-tech solution for northern winter conditions, succeeding previous models and setting a new standard in winter tire technology.

Regions Availability

This model is available in Europe and Russia+ regions.

Vehicle Compatibility / Popular Vehicle Fitments

The Bridgestone Noranza 001 is designed for standard passenger vehicles. For those looking for SUV or light commercial vehicle options, Bridgestone offers the Noranza SUV 001 and Noranza Van 001 respectively.

Final Thoughts

The Bridgestone Noranza 001 has proven itself through rigorous tests, often outperforming competitors like the Michelin X-ice North 3 and Goodyear UltraGrip Ice Arctic in terms of stability and grip on ice. However, various tire tests from institutions like Autofil, Vi Bilägare, Test World, Moottori, and Teknikens Värld have placed it in varying positions, indicating that while the tire performs admirably, there might be specific scenarios or conditions where other options could edge it out.

Given its innovative features, robust technology, and strong performance in icy and snowy conditions, the Bridgestone Noranza 001 remains a commendable choice for those looking to navigate the challenging winter roads of Scandinavia and similar regions.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Bridgestone / Noranza 001
Car Type
Rim Diameter
14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 "
155 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 mm
Aspect Ratio
40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
T (max 118 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Bridgestone / Noranza 001 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Overall diameter Load range Tread depth Approved rim width Tire weight Price
R14 155/65 R14 75T 155/65 R14 75T
R14 175/65 R14 86T 175/65 R14 86T
R14 185/65 R14 90T 185/65 R14 90T
R15 185/55 R15 86T 185/55 R15 86T
R15 185/60 R15 88T 185/60 R15 88T
R15 185/65 R15 92T 185/65 R15 92T
R15 195/60 R15 92T 195/60 R15 92T
R15 195/65 R15 95T 195/65 R15 95T
R15 205/65 R15 99T 205/65 R15 99T
R16 195/50 R16 88T 195/50 R16 88T
R16 195/55 R16 91T 195/55 R16 91T
R16 205/55 R16 94T 205/55 R16 94T
R16 205/60 R16 96T 205/60 R16 96T
R16 215/55 R16 97T 215/55 R16 97T
R16 215/60 R16 99T 215/60 R16 99T
R16 225/55 R16 99T 225/55 R16 99T
R16 225/60 R16 102T 225/60 R16 102T
R17 205/50 R17 93T 205/50 R17 93T
R17 215/50 R17 95T 215/50 R17 95T
R17 215/55 R17 98T 215/55 R17 98T
R17 225/45 R17 94T 225/45 R17 94T
R17 225/50 R17 98T 225/50 R17 98T
R17 225/55 R17 101T 225/55 R17 101T
R17 235/45 R17 97T 235/45 R17 97T
R18 225/40 R18 92T 225/40 R18 92T
R18 245/40 R18 97T 245/40 R18 97T
R18 245/45 R18 100T 245/45 R18 100T

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