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Bridgestone Turanza EL42 RFT

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Dry Performance Wet Performance Handling Treadwear Comfort Snow/Ice Performance
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Popularity of the model 23:
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  • The number of tire types and sizes .

Value, max: unlimited
Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Official web page: unknown
  • Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.
  • Run-flat model
    Original tire model: Bridgestone / Turanza EL42
  • Available Sizes in Line: 9
  • Original Equipment (OE) tires for:
    • • BMW 7 Series IV (E65/E66/E67/E68) [2001 .. 2005]
    • • BMW 7 Series IV (E65/E66/E67/E68) Facelift [2005 .. 2008]
  • Year Released: 2010
  • Regions for sale: North America, Central & South America, Europe, Russia+, East Asia
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Bridgestone Turanza EL42 RFT Rating scores from other platforms:

Tirerack Source
2.5 out of 5
Based on:
181 customer ratings
953,375 miles driven
Bridgestone Turanza EL42 RFT


Original Equipment on BMW 3- and 7-Series, Infiniti Q45, and Lexus GS/SC430.

  • Symmetric tread design featuring siped rectangular tread blocks that combine snow biting edges with dry road stability
  • Reliable all-season traction
  • Designed to channel water and resist hydroplaning
  • Fuel efficient
  • Quiet and comfortable ride year round

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Bridgestone / Turanza EL42 RFT
Car Type
All Season
Rim Diameter
16 / 17 / 18 "
205 / 225 / 245 mm
Aspect Ratio
40 / 45 / 50 / 55 %
Special Features
Mud and Snow
Extra Load
Speed and Load
Speed Index
H (max 130 mph) ... V (max 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)

Bridgestone / Turanza EL42 RFT Sizes & Specifications

Note! Many sizes of this line have been discontinued.

Rim Model Size Index Features Price
R16 205/55 R16 91H Runflat 205/55 R16 91H Runflat
R16 205/55 R16 91H Runflat M+S 205/55 R16 91H Runflat, M+S
R17 225/45 R17 91H Runflat 225/45 R17 91H Runflat
R17 225/45 R17 91H Runflat M+S 225/45 R17 91H Runflat, M+S
R17 225/55 R17 95V Runflat M+S 225/55 R17 95V Runflat, M+S
R18 245/40 R18 93V Runflat 245/40 R18 93V Runflat
R18 245/40 R18 93V Runflat M+S 245/40 R18 93V Runflat, M+S
R18 245/50 R18 100V Runflat 245/50 R18 100V Runflat
R18 245/50 R18 100V Runflat M+S 245/50 R18 100V Runflat, M+S

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