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Potenza RE970AS Pole Position - Size: 225/50R17

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  • Size: 225/50R17
  • Load Range: XL
  • Serv. Desc: 98W
  • UTQG: 400 AA A
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Tire Rack Test ResultsBridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position

Is the Pilot Sport A/S 3 the New Benchmark for All-Season Tires? (05:30)
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Michelin wants to change the game and reduce seasonal performance trade-offs with the Ultra High Performance All-Season Pilot Sport A/S 3. Packed with new technology, it's traction/handling levels approach those of summer performance tires and offer winter traction as well.

To see if they've raise the bar, we compared it to the top tires in the category.

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Ratings & reviews Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position

CONSUMER SURVEYS
Based on 387 submissions of our online survey.
Average Rating:
Performance Category: Ultra High Performance All-Season
  • Survey Stats
  • 5,270,460 Total Miles Reported
  • 16 out of 27 in Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires
  • 85% vs. best in Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires
Would You Recommend?
6.6 - Good
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Wet Performance
8.6 - Excellent
  • 8.6 Hydroplaning Resistance
  • 8.7 Wet Traction
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Dry Performance
8.9 - Excellent
  • 8.8 Cornering Stability
  • 9.0 Dry Traction
  • 8.8 Steering Response
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Winter/Snow Performance
5.0 - Fair
  • 5.9 Light Snow Traction
  • 4.5 Deep Snow Traction
  • 4.6 Ice Traction
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Comfort Performance
7.8 - Good
  • 7.9 Ride Quality
  • 7.7 Noise
Treadwear Performance
8.0 - Good
Note: Consumer Survey Ratings are from 0-10 with 10 being the highest.
CONSUMER REVIEWS

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  • Testing Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires (04:01)
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    In the do-it-all world we live in today, it's no surprise we want one tire that can do everything: have reasonable road manners for our commute, responsive handling when a back road blast beckons, and slush and light snow winter traction.

    We did a Real World Road Ride and Performance Track Drive to see if one tire really could do it all.

    Read the full test report.

  • Is the Pilot Sport A/S 3 the New Benchmark for All-Season Tires? - Winter Update (03:02)
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    Michelin wants to change the game and reduce seasonal performance trade-offs with the Ultra High Performance All-Season Pilot Sport A/S 3. Packed with new technology, it's traction/handling levels approach those of summer performance tires and offer winter traction as well.

    How well do they perform in winter? We found out during our tests in Sweden where snow and ice prevail!

    Read the Full Test Report

    View Road Manners & Dry/Wet Track Results Video

  • Testing Bridgestone's Potenza RE970AS Pole Position Ultra High Performance A/S Tire (02:52)
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    After a successful run as a top-selling Ultra High Performance All-Season tire, Bridgestone replaced the Potenza RE960AS Pole Position with the new Potenza RE970AS Pole Position. While only a few numbers in the name have changed, there is plenty of advanced technology packed into this tire.

    Watch as we test it against three top tires in the category.

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  • Testing Bridgestone's Potenza RE970AS Pole Position Ultra High Performance All-Season Tire: Winter Update (02:03)
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    How well do Ultra High Performance All-Season tires perform in the snow and on the ice? We took the top-selling Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS and three other tires from the category to Sweden to find out.

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