Bridgestone Noranza 001

The Bridgestone Noranza 001 is a Premium Touring Studded winter tyre with directional tread, designed for passenger cars.

The tyre also has SUV-version.

2018 Vi Bilagare Bridgestone Noranza 001 test

In 2018 experts of the Swedish publication Vi Bilagare have tested the Bridgestone Noranza 001 at size 205/55 R16 and compared it with six similar studded winter tyres. In addition, experts included into the test studless the Nokian Hakkapeliitta R3 for comparison of results.

test Bridgestone Noranza 001 review
Last place in Dry braking. The braking distance difference with the leader was 2.23 meters.
test Bridgestone Noranza 001 review
7th place in Wet braking and the lowest result among similar studded tyres. The braking distance difference with the leader was 4.44 meters.
test Bridgestone Noranza 001 review
7th place in Snow braking. The braking distance difference with the best studded tyre was 0.68 meters.
test Bridgestone Noranza 001 review
4th place in Snow handling. Bridgestone’s average speed 4.3 km/h slower, than the leader.
test Bridgestone Noranza 001 review
4-6th place in Snow traction. Snow acceleration time difference with the best studded tyre was 0.26 seconds longer.
test Bridgestone Noranza 001 review
3rd place in Ice braking. The braking distance difference was 1.02 meters longer, than the leader.
test Bridgestone Noranza 001 review
3rd place in Ice handling. Bridgestone’s ice handling time 3.4 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Bridgestone Noranza 001 review
3rd place in Ice traction. The ice acceleration time 0.15 seconds longer, than the leader.
test Bridgestone Noranza 001 review
2-3rd place in Rolling restistance, but the best result among studded tyres.

Overall Bridgestone Noranza 001 review

According to the test results the tyre took 5th place.

Main conclusions:

  • The longest dry braking distance.
  • The longest dry braking distance among studded tyres.
  • Relatively long snow braking distance, good traction and handling.
  • Good results on the ice.
  • One of the best rolling resistance among studded tyres.

Similar tyres from the test:

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