Top All-Season Tires for the Mazda 3 and Honda Civic in 205/55R16 Size

The Mazda 3 and Honda Civic are very popular compact sedans (and coupes in the case of the Honda Civic Coupe) due to their combination of sporty handling, reliability, fuel economy, features and fun-to-drive factor. With such a broad appeal comes a large selection of tires catering to the popular 205/55R16 size that's commonly used on these cars in the most purchased trim levels. 

Given the myriad of options of tires in 205/55R16, how can Mazda 3 and Honda Civic drivers narrow down their choices and find the best options for their driving styles? Most drivers of these vehicles will find that they fit into one of the three most popular categories of tires that are produced in 205/55R16:

  • High Performance All-Season: If you are a fast and aggressive driver that appreciates sharp steering feedback and responsive handling in a tire that you can use year-round. 
  • Grand Touring All-Season: Tires in this category provide a blend of sporty handling and ride comfort along with an emphasis on a smooth and quiet ride. 
  • Standard Touring All-Season: Consider tires in this category if your top priorities are a soft ride and long wear rather than taking corners at high speeds.  

Below you will find two recommendations in each category in tire size 205/55R16 based on our customer's feedback, customer survey data and our own in-house test results. 

High Performance All-Season

 Goodyear Eagle Sport All-Season
Goodyear Eagle Sport All-Season
 Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3
Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3


Grand Touring All-Season

 Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus
Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus
 Michelin Premier A/S
Michelin Premier A/S


Standard Touring All-Season

 Continental TrueContact
Continental TrueContact
 General Altimax RT43
General AltiMAX RT43

 

If you would like to view more options, visit our Tire Decision Guide.

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