Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE050 RFT

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 by Tire Rack Consumer Reviews

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes.

Bridgestone Potenza RE050 RFTReviewer's Overall Rating: 7.5

2010 BMW 335d Sedan
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Miles driven on tires: 32000
Location: Weston, Fl
Driving Condition: Spirited

Initial Review, 32000 Miles on Tires
January 07, 2012

These were the OEM tires on my 335D, which we all know has monster rear wheel torque. I was a bit leery of the RFTs, but I never experienced any problems at all. I keep pressure on the higher side, near 40-42psi. Tires are very stiff, but so is the suspension, so I got used to the bumps. On open smooth roads they are perfect, but on anything approaching bad, you have to slow down and take it very easy. I was surprised I was able to to get 30K+ miles out of these. I almost replaced with same but decided to not go back with RFTs under the believe I can get a much better ride and even longer life. I would definitely use them again, no complaints from me.

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