Which tyres for my Tesla?

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Obviously, prices vary almost on a daily basis so this data is already out of date but gives you a rough idea, first of all you need to know your tyre options:

19″ (P245/45 R19)

For comparison, Tesla charge around £255 for a Michelin, £185 from BlackCircles or £215 from Kwikfit

 

  • Michelin Primacy 3 – for low noise level and energy efficiency, ideal long distance tyre,
  • Michelin Pilot Sport 3 – Better for performance driving compared with the Primacy 3, louder than Primacy 3, superior in the wet compared with Pilot Sport 2
  • Contisport Contact 5
  • Pirelli P zero / P zero Rosso
  • Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
    • £182, £177.50 (local store)
  • Goodyear Excellence
  • Dunlop Sport Maxx Rt

21″ P245/35/R21 &/or P265/35/R21

Remember to check both front and rear as you might have a staggered setup e.g. different sizes 245 + 265

  • Michelin Pilot Super Sport – The top performing tyre for acceleration, speed and handling (come as standard on P model)
  • Conti SportContact 5p (come as standard on D 21″)
  • Conti SportContact 5p ContiSilent (tire contains a polyether-based polyurethane foam. It is firmly attached to an adhesive layer on the inner surface of the tire tread area to reduce road noise, up to 9 dB(A) reduction in noise inside the cabin)
  • Pirelli PZero XL – slightly quieter than the others except the ContiSilent, supposedly the best ‘fuel’ economy

What about TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitoring Valves)?

Tesla sell these for around £170 for 4 or £40-£43 each.

The car can learn 2 sets of sensors – so once you have the second set on, do the TPMS reset option (somewhere in settings) and it will pick them up. (thanks to Matt Boyes for comment)

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