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Value, average: 27

Key Facts

  • Year Released: 2009
  • Regions for sale : Asia, Northern America, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, Oceania

Summary

We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Nankang AS-1. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– Many motorists said that those tires provided responsive handling in both wet and dry conditions.
– The drivers appreciated a good price.
– A driver loved the way the tires handled in the rain.
– One driver said that those tires were quiet and comfortable.

Reasons not to buy

– The owner said the tires were a bit noisy when worn out.
– Some drivers claimed the tires were terrible in rain.

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Description

The AS-1's asymmetrical tread design combines performance, touring and traction benefits. Its variable pitch tread reduces road noise for a quiet, comfortable ride. The shoulder blocks enhance cornering performance while the angled tread blocks and circumferential grooves promote wet traction and handling.

  • Rigid shoulder pattern designed to strengthen outside cornering force and enhance steering ability
  • Multiple circumferential grooves and angled tread blocks provide increased wet-traction and better handling
  • Asymmetric tread design supports all-season touring performance
  • Optimized siping pattern elongates tread life

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Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
Nankang AS-1
Car Type
Passenger
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
12 / 13 / 14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 21 "
Width
135 / 145 / 155 / 165 / 175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 295 / 315 mm
Aspect Ratio
30 / 35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 / 80 %
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)
 

Nankang AS-1 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features rolling resistance load range
R12 135/80 R12 68S 135/80 R12 68S F
R13 165/60 R13 77H XL 165/60 R13 77H XL F XL
R13 175/50 R13 72V 175/50 R13 72V F
R14 155/55 R14 73V XL 155/55 R14 73V XL F XL
R14 155/65 R14 75V 155/65 R14 75V F
R14 165/55 R14 72V 165/55 R14 72V F
R14 165/60 R14 75H 165/60 R14 75H F
R15 135/70 R15 70T 135/70 R15 70T F
R15 145/65 R15 72V 145/65 R15 72V F
R15 155/60 R15 74V 155/60 R15 74V F
R15 165/45 R15 72V XL 165/45 R15 72V XL F XL
R15 165/55 R15 75V 165/55 R15 75V F
R15 165/65 R15 81T 165/65 R15 81T F
R15 175/55 R15 77V 175/55 R15 77V F
R15 175/60 R15 81H 175/60 R15 81H F
R15 195/55 R15 85V 195/55 R15 85V E
R15 195/60 R15 88H 195/60 R15 88H E
R15 205/65 R15 95H 205/65 R15 95H E
R16 165/50 R16 75V 165/50 R16 75V F
R16 185/60 R16 90H XL 185/60 R16 90H XL E XL
R16 195/55 R16 87V 195/55 R16 87V E
R16 195/60 R16 89H 195/60 R16 89H E
R16 205/55 R16 91V 205/55 R16 91V E
R16 205/65 R16 95H 205/65 R16 95H E
R16 215/65 R16 98H 215/65 R16 98H E
R17 165/45 R17 75V XL 165/45 R17 75V XL F XL
R17 195/40 R17 81H XL 195/40 R17 81H XL F XL
R17 195/40 R17 81W XL 195/40 R17 81W XL F XL
R17 195/45 R17 85H XL 195/45 R17 85H XL F XL
R17 205/55 R17 91V 205/55 R17 91V E
R17 215/45 R17 91V XL 215/45 R17 91V XL E XL
R17 215/50 R17 91V 215/50 R17 91V E
R17 215/55 R17 94V 215/55 R17 94V E
R17 215/60 R17 96H 215/60 R17 96H E
R17 225/45 R17 94W XL 225/45 R17 94W XL E XL
R17 225/50 R17 94V 225/50 R17 94V E
R17 225/55 R17 101V XL 225/55 R17 101V XL E XL
R17 235/50 R17 96V 235/50 R17 96V E
R18 165/35 R18 82V XL 165/35 R18 82V XL F XL
R18 205/35 R18 81H XL 205/35 R18 81H XL E XL
R18 205/40 R18 86H XL 205/40 R18 86H XL E XL
R18 205/40 R18 86W XL 205/40 R18 86W XL E XL
R18 215/35 R18 84H XL 215/35 R18 84H XL E XL
R18 215/40 R18 89H XL 215/40 R18 89H XL F XL
R18 215/45 R18 93H XL 215/45 R18 93H XL E XL
R18 225/35 R18 87H XL 225/35 R18 87H XL F XL
R18 225/40 R18 92V XL 225/40 R18 92V XL E XL
R18 225/40 R18 92Y XL 225/40 R18 92Y XL E XL
R18 225/45 R18 95H XL 225/45 R18 95H XL E XL
R18 225/45 R18 95W XL 225/45 R18 95W XL E XL
R18 225/50 R18 95H 225/50 R18 95H E
R18 225/60 R18 100H 225/60 R18 100H E
R18 225/60 R18 100W 225/60 R18 100W E
R18 235/40 R18 95H XL 235/40 R18 95H XL E XL
R18 235/40 R18 95Y XL 235/40 R18 95Y XL E XL
R18 235/45 R18 98H XL 235/45 R18 98H XL E XL
R18 235/45 R18 98W XL 235/45 R18 98W XL E XL
R18 235/50 R18 97H 235/50 R18 97H E
R18 235/50 R18 97W 235/50 R18 97W E
R18 245/40 R18 97H XL 245/40 R18 97H XL E XL
R18 245/40 R18 97Y XL 245/40 R18 97Y XL E XL
R18 245/45 R18 100H XL 245/45 R18 100H XL E XL
R18 245/45 R18 100W XL 245/45 R18 100W XL E XL
R18 245/50 R18 104T XL 245/50 R18 104T XL E XL
R18 255/35 R18 94H XL 255/35 R18 94H XL E XL
R18 255/35 R18 94W XL 255/35 R18 94W XL E XL
R18 255/40 R18 99H XL 255/40 R18 99H XL E XL
R18 255/40 R18 99Y XL 255/40 R18 99Y XL E XL
R18 255/45 R18 103Y XL 255/45 R18 103Y XL E XL
R18 265/40 R18 101H XL 265/40 R18 101H XL E XL
R18 265/40 R18 101Y XL 265/40 R18 101Y XL E XL
R18 265/60 R18 110H 265/60 R18 110H E
R18 275/40 R18 99H 275/40 R18 99H E
R18 275/40 R18 99W 275/40 R18 99W E
R19 225/45 R19 96W XL 225/45 R19 96W XL E XL
R19 225/55 R19 99Y 225/55 R19 99Y E
R19 235/40 R19 96Y XL 235/40 R19 96Y XL E XL
R19 255/40 R19 100Y XL 255/40 R19 100Y XL E XL
R20 255/45 R20 105W XL 255/45 R20 105W XL E XL
R20 265/40 R20 104Y XL 265/40 R20 104Y XL E XL
R20 275/40 R20 106Y XL 275/40 R20 106Y XL E XL
R20 275/45 R20 106Y 275/45 R20 106Y E
R20 315/35 R20 110Y XL 315/35 R20 110Y XL E XL
R21 245/35 R21 96Y XL 245/35 R21 96Y XL E XL
R21 255/30 R21 93Y XL 255/30 R21 93Y XL E XL
R21 285/30 R21 100Y XL 285/30 R21 100Y XL E XL
R21 295/35 R21 107Y XL 295/35 R21 107Y XL E XL

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