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Bridgestone Potenza RE050A

What people think:
Dry Performance Handling Comfort Wet Performance Price/Quality Treadwear Snow/Ice Performance
What we think:
SPORT PERFORMANCE QUIET RIDE CORNERING COUPE CONTROL TRACTION SEDAN
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  • Year of manufacture.
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Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Official web page
  • Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.
  • This tire has been replaced by Bridgestone / Potenza RE050 A1
  • This tire replaced 🏁 Bridgestone / Potenza RE040
  • This tire has run-flat model:
  • Available Sizes in Line: 76
  • Original Equipment (OE) tires for:
    • • Mitsubishi Lancer
    • • Mercedes-Benz S-Class
    • • Mercedes-Benz M-Class
    • • Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class AMG
    • • Mercedes-Benz E-Class
    • • Ferrari 575M Maranello [2002 .. 2006]
    • • Ferrari 550 Maranello [1996 .. 2002]
    • • Ferrari F430 [2004 .. 2009]
    • • Porsche 911
    • • Ferrari Enzo [2002 .. 2004]
    • • Audi A4
    • • Lexus IS F XE20 [2007 .. 2014]
    • • Lexus GS
    • • Aston Martin DB9 VH [2004 .. 2016]
    • • Ferrari California
    • • Audi S8
    • • Seat Cordoba
    • • Seat Ibiza
    • • Mercedes-Benz C-Class
    • • Audi A3
    • • Audi A5
    • • Audi TT
    • • Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
    • • Audi S6
    • • Aston Martin AMV8 MP [1972 .. 1989]
    • • Aston Martin V8 Vantage
    • • Infiniti G
    • • Infiniti Q60
    • • Aston Martin V8
    • • Maserati GranTurismo [2007 .. 2016]
    • • Infiniti Q70
    • • Fiat Punto
    • • Subaru Impreza
    • • Subaru Legacy
    • • Renault Megane
    • • Ford Mondeo
    • • Audi A6
    • • Mazda Mazda6
    • • Opel Astra
    • • Renault Laguna
    • • Chevrolet Orlando
    • • Alfa Romeo Brera 939 [2005 .. 2010]
    • • Alfa Romeo Alfa 6
    • • Chevrolet Malibu
    • • Opel Insignia
    • • Infiniti EX J50 [2007 .. 2014]
    • • Opel Zafira
    • • Mitsubishi Mirage
    • • Seat Leon
    • • Volkswagen Scirocco
    • • Volvo V40
    • • Volkswagen Polo
    • • Alfa Romeo Giulietta
    • • Seat Exeo 3R [2008 .. 2013]
    • • Volkswagen Golf
    • • Citroën C3
    • • Citroën DS3 [2009 .. 2016]
    • • Peugeot 208
    • • Ford B-MAX [2012 .. 2017]
    • • Honda CR-Z ZF [2010 .. 2017]
  • Year Released: 2002
  • Regions for sale: North America, Central & South America, Europe, Russia+, East Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East, North Africa, Oceania
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Summary

We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Bridgestone Potenza RE050A. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– Those who have tested this tire, felt that the tire offered respectable amounts of grip on the dry.
– The satisfied drivers said that the tires provided good traction in wet conditions.
– Some owners mentioned that the tires had great mileage.
– The tire offered a comfortable and quiet ride, according to the reviewers.

Reasons not to buy

– One driver said that fuel consumption was poor compared to his previous set of tires.

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Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Rating scores from other platforms:

Tirerack Source
3.5 out of 5
Based on:
649 customer ratings
8,553,990 miles driven
Tyrereviews Source
69.0 out of 100
Based on:
210 customer ratings
3,505,328 miles driven
SimpleTire Source
4.4 out of 5
Based on:
2 customer ratings
Oponeo Source
4.0 out of 5
Based on:
168 customer ratings
2,056,000 miles driven
Bridgestone Potenza RE050A



Description

The Bridgestone Potenza RE050A is developed for high performance sports cars, coupes and sedans. They bring a sporty look and impressive cornering performance in dry and wet driving conditions.

  • Summer Ultra-High Performance
  • Confident wet and dry traction
  • Engineered for response, control and cornering
  • Noise reduction technology

Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Latest News

  • Apr 05, 2018
    Video

    Bridgestone Potenza RE050A

    Bridgestone Potenza RE050A - Comprehensive tyre design method: Optimization of performance through tyre design. - Jointlesss cap ply: Improved uniformity and high speed stability. - 3D surface block technology: Reduced road noise for a more comfortable ride.

  • Nov 04, 2015
    Video

    Tyre Bridgestone Potenza RE050 Ecopia

    Bridgestone Potenza RE050 Ecopia is a premium class summer tire designed for passenger cars. Bridgestone tires are manufactured according to modern Japanese techology, providing highest safety on the road. If you are looking for perfect grip and driving comfort this is a model for you.


Bridgestone Potenza RE050A Latest Reviews

29 March, 2020 18:37 by Vic
4
More than 6 months
Highway
What is good?
Dry Performance
Handling
Good traction in dry and wet. Strong sidewall which helps handling. Good braking performance.
What is bad?
Snow/Ice Performance
Treadwear
The tread goes fast!!! After 28000 km the tired were almost gone. They are noisy.
Comments
A good overall UHP summer tire, with bad treadwear.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Bridgestone / Potenza RE050A
Car Type
Season
Summer
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 "
Width
175 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 305 / 345 mm
Aspect Ratio
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
Optional
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
V (max 149 mph) ... ZR (max > 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Bridgestone / Potenza RE050A Sizes & Specifications

Note! Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.

Rim Model Size Index Features Load range Tire weight Tread depth Overall diameter Sidewall styling Price
R15 175/55 R15 77V 175/55 R15 77V
From 100.2
R16 195/55 R16 87V 195/55 R16 87V
R17 205/40 R17 84W XL 205/40 R17 84W XL XL 19.0 10.0 23.46 BW
R17 205/45 R17 84V 205/45 R17 84V 22.0 10.0 24.25 BW
R17 205/45 R17 84W 205/45 R17 84W 20.0 10.0 24.25 BW
R17 205/45 R17 88V XL 205/45 R17 88V XL
R17 205/45 R17 88W XL 205/45 R17 88W XL
R17 205/50 R17 89W 205/50 R17 89W
R17 215/40 R17 87V XL 215/40 R17 87V XL
From 115.0
R17 215/45 R17 87V 215/45 R17 87V
R17 215/45 R17 87Y 215/45 R17 87Y
R17 215/50 R17 91W 215/50 R17 91W
R17 225/50 R17 94W 225/50 R17 94W 24.0 9.0 25.91 BW
R17 225/50 R17 98Y XL 225/50 R17 98Y XL
From 131.7
R17 235/45 R17 94W 235/45 R17 94W
R17 245/45 R17 95Y 245/45 R17 95Y
From 140.0
R17 255/40 R17 94W 255/40 R17 94W
R17 255/40 R17 94Y 255/40 R17 94Y
R18 215/45 R18 93Y XL 215/45 R18 93Y XL
R18 225/40 R18 92Y XL 225/40 R18 92Y XL XL 23.0 10.0 25.08 BW
R18 225/45 R18 91W 225/45 R18 91W 26.0 10.0 25.94 BW
R18 225/50 R18 95W 225/50 R18 95W
R18 235/40 R18 91Y 235/40 R18 91Y 24.0 10.0 25.39 BW
R18 235/40 R18 95Y XL 235/40 R18 95Y XL
R18 235/45 R18 94Y 235/45 R18 94Y 25.0 9.0 26.34 BW
R18 245/40 R18 93Y 245/40 R18 93Y 27.0 11.0 25.71 BW
R18 245/45 R18 96W 245/45 R18 96W 28.0 10.0 26.65 BW
R18 245/45 R18 100W XL 245/45 R18 100W XL
R18 255/40 R18 95W 255/40 R18 95W 25.0 11.0 26.02 BW
R18 255/40 R18 95Y 255/40 R18 95Y 27.0 11.0 26.02 BW
R18 255/40 R18 99Y XL 255/40 R18 99Y XL XL 28.0 9.0 26.02 BW
R18 255/45 R18 99V 255/45 R18 99V 32.0 10.0 27.05 BW
R18 265/40 R18 101Y XL 265/40 R18 101Y XL XL 29.0 10.0 26.34 BW
R18 275/35 R18 95Y 275/35 R18 95Y
R18 275/40 R18 99Y 275/40 R18 99Y 31.0 8.0 26.65 BW
R18 275/45 R18 103Y 275/45 R18 103Y
R18 285/35 R18 97W 285/35 R18 97W 28.0 11.0 25.87 BW
R18 295/35 R18 99Y 295/35 R18 99Y 31.0 10.0 26.1 BW
R19 225/35 R19 84Y 225/35 R19 84Y 28.0 10.0 25.47 BW
R19 225/40 R19 89W 225/40 R19 89W 26.0 10.0 26.1 BW
R19 225/40 R19 89Y 225/40 R19 89Y 26.0 10.0 26.1 BW
R19 225/40 R19 93Y XL 225/40 R19 93Y XL XL 24.0 10.0 26.1 BW
R19 225/45 R19 92W 225/45 R19 92W 27.0 10.0 26.97 BW
R19 225/45 R19 96W XL 225/45 R19 96W XL XL 27.0 10.0 26.97 BW
R19 235/35 R19 87Y 235/35 R19 87Y 24.0 10.0 25.47 BW
R19 235/35 R19 91Y XL 235/35 R19 91Y XL XL 23.0 9.0 25.5 BW
R19 235/40 R19 92Y 235/40 R19 92Y 26.0 11.0 26.42 BW
R19 235/40 R19 96Y 235/40 R19 96Y
R19 235/40 R19 96Y XL 235/40 R19 96Y XL XL 27.0 10.0 26.42 BW
From 175.9
R19 245/35 R19 89Y 245/35 R19 89Y 23.0 9.0 25.79 BW
R19 245/40 R19 94W 245/40 R19 94W 27.0 10.0 26.73 BW
R19 245/40 R19 94Y 245/40 R19 94Y 29.0 10.0 26.73 BW
R19 245/40 R19 98W XL 245/40 R19 98W XL XL 27.0 10.0 26.73 BW
From 160.4
R19 245/40 R19 98Y XL 245/40 R19 98Y XL XL 25.0 10.0 26.73 BW
R19 255/35 R19 92Y 255/35 R19 92Y 26.0 11.0 26.02 BW
R19 255/35 R19 96Y XL 255/35 R19 96Y XL XL 28.0 10.0 26.02 BW
R19 265/35 R19 94W 265/35 R19 94W 31.0 11.0 26.34 BW
R19 265/35 R19 94Y 265/35 R19 94Y 28.0 10.0 26.34 BW
From 233.5
R19 265/35 R19 98Y XL 265/35 R19 98Y XL
R19 275/35 R19 96W 275/35 R19 96W 32.0 10.0 26.57 BW
R19 275/35 R19 96Y 275/35 R19 96Y 30.0 10.0 26.57 BW
R19 275/35 R19 100W XL 275/35 R19 100W XL
R19 275/35 R19 100Y XL 275/35 R19 100Y XL XL 30.0 10.0 26.57 BW
R19 285/30 R19 98Y XL 285/30 R19 98Y XL XL 30.0 11.0 25.79 BW
R19 285/35 R19 99Y 285/35 R19 99Y 38.0 8.0 26.89 BW
R19 285/40 R19 103Y 285/40 R19 103Y 28.0 10.0 27.99 BW
R19 295/30 R19 100Y XL 295/30 R19 100Y XL XL 31.0 10.0 26.02 BW
R19 305/30 R19 98Y 305/30 R19 98Y 31.0 10.0 26.26 BW
R19 305/30 R19 102Y XL 305/30 R19 102Y XL XL 31.0 10.0 26.26 BW
R19 345/35 R19 110Y 345/35 R19 110Y 34.0 8.0 28.54 BW
R20 245/35 R20 91Y 245/35 R20 91Y 25.0 11.0 26.77 BW
R20 245/35 R20 95Y XL 245/35 R20 95Y XL XL 26.0 10.0 26.8 BW
R20 245/40 R20 95W 245/40 R20 95W 26.0 10.0 27.7 BW
From 213.9
R20 265/35 R20 99Y XL 265/35 R20 99Y XL XL 29.0 10.0 27.32 BW
R20 275/30 R20 97Y XL 275/30 R20 97Y XL XL 29.0 10.0 26.5 BW
R20 285/35 R20 100Y 285/35 R20 100Y 30.0 9.0 27.87 BW

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29 March, 2020 18:37 by Vic
4
More than 6 months
Highway
What is good?
Dry Performance
Handling
Good traction in dry and wet. Strong sidewall which helps handling. Good braking performance.
What is bad?
Snow/Ice Performance
Treadwear
The tread goes fast!!! After 28000 km the tired were almost gone. They are noisy.
Comments
A good overall UHP summer tire, with bad treadwear.

Questions and Answers

  • Apr 05, 2018
    Video

    Bridgestone Potenza RE050A

    Bridgestone Potenza RE050A - Comprehensive tyre design method: Optimization of performance through tyre design. - Jointlesss cap ply: Improved uniformity and high speed stability. - 3D surface block technology: Reduced road noise for a more comfortable ride.

  • Nov 04, 2015
    Video

    Tyre Bridgestone Potenza RE050 Ecopia

    Bridgestone Potenza RE050 Ecopia is a premium class summer tire designed for passenger cars. Bridgestone tires are manufactured according to modern Japanese techology, providing highest safety on the road. If you are looking for perfect grip and driving comfort this is a model for you.