Pirelli Cinturato Strada All Season Tire Review & Rating
New for 2016, the Pirelli Cinturato Strada All Season touring tire combines responsive handling and year round all-season traction with a smooth quiet ride and longer wearing treadlife. Built for all types of coupes, luxury sedans and other performance vehicles, the Pirelli Strada AS is available only through Discount Tire.
The tread pattern is very similar to the Pirelli P7 All Season Plus, and its performance is equal to that best-selling model as well. An all-season tread compound is matched to an asymmetric tread pattern for dependable dry, wet and winter traction. It also enhances handling and cornering stability, which we have found is among the best of any touring all-season tire.
One of the few differences between the two tires is that the Strada All Season has a much denser sipe pattern around the tread. These biting edges, along with wider circumferential grooves, give it the ability to effectively grip the road on wet road surfaces and reduce the risk of hydroplaning. These sipes also provide for better traction on snow covered pavement, something this model does pretty well overall.
Pirelli uses an optimized pitch sequence on this tire that dramatically reduces road noise, while angled lateral grooves and the tire’s tread design are created to deliver a smooth comfortable ride.
You’ll find a wide range of 16-19 inch sizes that come in either an H or V-speed rating. Pirelli backs the Cinturato Strada All Season with a 70K mile tread warranty.
- Outstanding dry and wet traction
- Handling and stability are at the top of the touring all-season class
- Longer lasting treadlife
- 70K mile tread warranty
- Nothing that stands out
It’s rare when you find a touring all-season tire that ticks all the right boxes in what you look for in a higher performing tire, but the Pirelli Strada AS does just that. It offers similar performance to the best-selling Cinturato P7 All Season Plus, which we rank as one of the best tires on the market today.
You may have noticed in fact that the Strada AS (which is a private label model that is offered exclusively through Discount Tire), looks almost identical to the P7 All Season Plus. There are a few differences in the tread pattern, but for the most part they are the same. The Strada carries a 700 UTQG rating, which is higher than the P7, and that is really the only major difference.
Handling and cornering stability on the Strada is what you would expect from a premium touring tire, which is excellent. It gives you the on-center feeling that most tires are not capable of doing. Point the tires in the direction you want to go and enjoy the ride. In addition, tread life has shown to be impressive at this point. If that changes we will update in the future.
Overall, without sounding like a Pirelli rep, this is simply a very good tire in this category and one that we highly recommend.
What Vehicles Will The Pirelli Cinturato Strada A/S Fit?
(This is not a complete list of ALL vehicles this tire will fit)
- Acura ILX, CL, CSX, TL, RSX
- Audi A4, A6, TT, A8, RS
- BMW 3-Series, Z4, 5-Series, Z3
- Buick Verano, Regal, Lacrosse
- Chevrolet Cobalt, Sonic, Aveo, Impala, Monte Carlo, Cruze, Volt, Malibu
- Chrysler 300, PT Cruiser, Sebring, Town and Country, 200
- Dodge Avenger, Challenger, Dart, Stratus, Grand Caravan, Magnum
- Ford Focus, Taurus, Crown Victoria
- Honda Civic, Accord, Prelude
- Hyundai Genesis, Azera
- Kia Amanti
- Mazda 626, Mazda5, Mazda6, Mazda3
- Nissan Altima, Sentra, Leaf, Maxima
- Scion xA, xB, xD, FR-S
- Subaru Impreza, Forester, Outback, Legacy
- Toyota Corolla
- Volkswagen Jetta, Beetle, Passat
- Volvo S40, S70, V40, V70, C70, XC70
205/50R16 87H BSW
205/55R16 91H BSW
205/60R16 92H BSW
215/55R16 97H BSW
215/60R16 95V BSW
225/55R16 95H BSW
225/60R16 98H BSW
205/50R17 93H XL BSW
215/50R17 95V XL BSW
215/55R17 94V BSW
225/45R17 94V XL BSW
225/50R17 94V BSW
225/55R17 97V BSW
225/60R17 99H BSW
235/45R17 94V BSW
235/55R17 99H BSW
225/45R18 95V XL BSW
225/60R18 100H BSW
235/45R18 94V BSW
235/50R18 97V BSW
235/55R18 100V BSW
245/45R18 100V XL BSW
225/55R19 99H BSW
Pirelli Cinturato Strada All Season prices range from approximately $119 and up. You may also find occasional rebates, discount prices, coupons and special offers on this tire.
Pirelli provides a 70,000 mile treadlife warranty on the Cinturato Strada AS. A one-year or first 2/32 inch of wear guarantee on the tire’s uniformity is also included.
Materials and workmanship are warranted for an unlimited number of years and includes first year or first 2/32 inch of wear free replacement. A prorated amount is given down to the final 2/32 inch of tread depth.
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