Firestone RoadHawk

Firestone RoadHawk photo, test, review

Firestone RoadHawk is a Premium Touring summer tire with asymmetrical tread pattern, designed for Passenger cars.

Nowadays the brand Firestone belongs to the Bridgestone.

2019 Auto Bild Firestone RoadHawk test

In 2019 experts of the German publication Auto Bild have tested Firestone Road Hawk at size 225/45 R17 and compared with 19 similar budget, medium and premium summer tires.

Firestone RoadHawk test and review
6-9th place in Dry braking. The braking distance was 1m longer, than the leader.
Firestone RoadHawk test and review
Last place in Dry handling.
Firestone RoadHawk test and review
15-16th place in Wet braking. The braking distance was 3.3m longer, than the leader.
Firestone Road Hawk test and review
19th place in Wet handling. Firestone was 4.5km/h slower, than the leader.
Firestone Road Hawk test and review
Last place in Straight aqua. The float speed was 9km/h lower, than the leader.
summer tire Firestone RoadHawk test and review
2nd place in Rolling resistance.
summer tire Firestone RoadHawk test and review
16-17th place in Noise.
summer tire Firestone RoadHawk test and review
15-19th place in Comfort.
summer tire Firestone RoadHawk test and review
16-17th place in Wear resistance.

Overall Firestone RoadHawk review

According to the test results Firestone took 18th place and got an expert score “Conditionally recommended”.

Main conclusions:

  • Short dry braking distance, but the worst handling speed.
  • Poor wet performance.
  • The lowest straight aquaplanning resistance.
  • Low rolling resistance.
  • Average noise and comfort.
  • Low wear resistance.

Similar tires from the test:

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