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I have compiled a list of tyres are that available in the 205/50/16 and 205/55/16 which meet load and speed rating regulations for the Corolla Sportivo.

The difference in speedmeter of 205/50/16 compared to the standard 195/55/16 size is 1.5% too fast. This means when you are travelling at 100km/h, you are actually doing 98.5km/h.

The difference in speedmeter of 205/55/16 compared to the standard 195/55/16 size is 1.8% slower. This means when you are travelling at 100km/h, you are actually doing 101.8km/h

*Update* Added a 195/55/16 section. Warning though, be prepared to pay twice as much for this size.

205/50/16

BF GOODRICH Profiler G - 205/50/16 87V

Bridgestone GRID II - 205/50/16 87V

Bridgestone RE010 - 205/50/16 87V

Bridgestone RE030 - 205/50/16 87V

Bridgestone S01 - 205/50/16 87Z

Continental ContiSportContact - 205/50/16 87W

Goodyear Eagle F1 - 205/50/16 87W

Goodyears Eagle F1 GS-D3 - 205/50ZR16 87W

Goodyear Eagle NCT5 - 205/50R16 87V

Goodyear LS2000 - 205/50R16 87V

Kelly Charger 2 - 205/50/16 87V

KUMHO KH15 - 205/50/16 87V

Maxxis MA-Z1 - 205/50ZR16 91W

Michelin Energy MXV8 - 205/50/16 87V

Michelin HX MXM - 205/50/16 0ZR

Michelin Pilot Preceda - 205/50/16 87V

Michelin Pilot Primacy - 205/50/16 87V

Michelin Pilot Sport - 205/50/16 87Y

Sava Intensa - 205/50/16 87V

Toyo Proxes T1-S - 205/50/16 87W

Toyo Tranpath SW - 205/50/16 87V

Yokohama A028 - 205/50/16 87V

Yokohama A539 - 205/50/16 87W

Yokohama A680 - 205/50/16 87V

Yokohama AVS ES100 - 205/50/16 87W

Yokohama C-Drive AC01 205/50/16 87W

Yokohama S306 - 205/50/16 87V

205/55/16

BF GOODRICH Profiler G - 205/55/16 91W

Bridgestone GRID II - 205/55/16 89V

Bridgestone Potenza RE711 - 205/55/16 89Z

Bridgestone RE010 - 205/55/16 89V

Bridgestone RE030 - 205/55/16 89V

Bridgestone S02 N3 - 205/55/16 89Z

Bridgestone SO2 - 205/55/16 89W

Bridgestone SO3 - 205/55/16 91W

Bridgestone Turanza ER30 - 205/55/16 91V

Bridgestone Turanza ER30 - 205/55/16 91W

Bridgestone Turanza ER50 - 205/55/16 91V

Continental ContiSportContact - 205/55/16 91V

Continental ContiSportContact - 205/55/16 91W

Goodyear Eagle F1 - 205/55/16 91W

Goodyear Eagle F1 GS-D3 - 205/55/16 91W

KUMHO 711 - 205/55/16 89V

KUMHO 712 - 205/55/16 91V

Michelin Energy MXV8 - 205/55/16 89V

Michelin Energy MXV8 - 205/55/16 90W

Michelin HX MXM - 205/55/16 91V

Michelin HX MXM - 205/55/16 91W

Michelin HX MXM G1* - 205/55/16 91V

Michelin HX MXM G1* - 205/55/16 91W

Michelin MXF Sport - 205/55/16 91V

Michelin Pilot Preceda - 205/55/16 90V

Michelin Pilot Primacy - 205/55/16 91V

Michelin Pilot Primacy - 205/55/16 91W

Michelin Pilot Sport - 205/55/16 89W

Michelin SX GT - 205/55/16 91W

Michelin SX MXX3 N2 - 205/55/16 0ZR

Pirelli P6000 205/55/16 91W

Sava Intensa - 205/55/16 91V

Toyo Proxes FZ4 - 205/55/16 89V

Toyo Proxes T1-S - 205/55/16 91W

Yokohama A028 - 205/55/16 89V

Yokohama A041 - 205/55/16 89V

Yokohama A539 - 205/55/16 93W

Yokohama AVS ES100 - 205/55/16 95W

Yokohama AVS V102 - 205/55/16 93W

195/55/16

Dunlop SP Sport 3000A - 195/55/16 87V

Bridgestone Turanza ER30 - 195/55/16 87V

Goodyear Eagle NCT5 - 195/55/16 87V

Goodyear Excellence - 195/55/16 87V

Toyo Teo Plus - 195/55R16 87V

If anyone has more or different brands of the same tyre size, let me know and I'll add it to the list for future reference.

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just to add in order to clarify

the 205/50 r16 is actually 1.5% smaller then the standard so is 1.5% slower than an accurate speedo

the 205/55 r16 is 1.8% larger so 1.8% faster than an accurate the speedo

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just to add in order to clarify

the 205/50 r16 is actually 1.5% smaller then the standard so is 1.5% slower than an accurate speedo

the 205/55 r16 is 1.8% larger so 1.8% faster than an accurate the speedo

Thanks mate :)

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is tere any problems with going up to 215 55 16 or 225 55 16... or would it be better to go 215 /225 50 r16... they tend to be cheaper and more widely availabe due to their use on falcodores etc... and magnas. Good choice in tyre brands as well.

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they would be well oversize and possibly scrub

205/50r16 is the best option in terms of size vs price vs availability of brands

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they would be well oversize and possibly scrub

205/50r16 is the best option in terms of size vs price vs availability of brands

I thought 205/55/R16s were cheaper than 205/50/R16s?

I was quoted cheaper on the 205/55 :o

Do 205/55/R16's scrub at all?

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considering the standard tyre size is 195/55r16 most tyre fitters will consider it irresponsible to fit 205/55r16s for the street.

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Pirelli P6000 205/55/r16 91W..... good tread pattern... look a little chunky compared to stock but fill the guards more :D

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Pirelli P6000 205/55/r16 91W..... good tread pattern... look a little chunky compared to stock but fill the guards more :D

I know ay! There were issues in getting 205/50 in time. The Turanza's were BALD, and I needed tyres asap.

205/55/R16 Yokohama A.drives (on a 35mm drop) these things helped me keep up with waiwong around the twisties on the last cruise ;) lol

They do look very chunky, but they are fine (makes the car look like a track biatch too haha). I have a set of D2 coilovers going in soon and I'll be going as low as I can without scrubbing (which is 55mm drop I think?) BanGn was running 205/55 also, he was scrubbing but that's because the crazy mo fo had dropped it hardcore hahahaha. Go brian ;)

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Depends on how much you wanna spend Dom, buuuuuut the profile to pick is definently 205/50/R16

I had no choice but to get 55's and they are too spongey.

Yokohama a.drives are really good, very soft profile though and won't last vrey long (25,000k's) that's what I'm running.

The Yokohama c.drives are really decent for everyday driving and performance, also in the wet.

Bridgestone Potenza's are good too man.

Toyo's are bloody good as well.

One thing to remember though. If you're getting tyres for the sportivo wheels get 205/50 lol. Nothing else ;)

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Stupid question and I belive I've read this some place before but, can you buy the same size that our car comes with when new?

If not what is the best brand/range to get for a long life as well as good performance in rain and wet? Is there any testing data that compares the different tyres for our cars?

Cheers all

Fudge :D

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are there any 205/50's with 88 load rating or higher?

Cos ive currently got the sportivo rims on my sedan (which came with the 195/60/R15 88V).

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Stupid question and I belive I've read this some place before but, can you buy the same size that our car comes with when new?

If not what is the best brand/range to get for a long life as well as good performance in rain and wet? Is there any testing data that compares the different tyres for our cars?

Cheers all

Fudge :D

Yes they are just very expensive for what you get (the 205/50R16 has superior handling, and is usually cheaper due to it being a much more common profile than the 195/55R16)

are there any 205/50's with 88 load rating or higher?

Cos ive currently got the sportivo rims on my sedan (which came with the 195/60/R15 88V).

I was looking at getting the stivo rims for my ascent, and only found one mainstream tyre offered that met our load rating requirement (The Yokohama A.drive R1 AR01 205/50R16 91V). they are apparently a very good tyre (excellent traction in dry/ reasonable traction in wet) but I didn't get the stivo rims becos the a.drives would only last around 25000 k's (I have got 60000 k's out of my original dunlop sp200e's), and also if they stopped producing this tyre I would hav been up sh!t creek without a paddle becos i couldn't find another one that met our load rating requirement. :( :( :(

But let me know how u go and if u end up finding some other tyres (I would be interested to know) ;)

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which is why i comtemplated just getting 205/55/R16's instead..... good idea or bad idea?

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which is why i comtemplated just getting 205/55/R16's instead..... good idea or bad idea?

Rob (badboyz) can answer that one (he has a drives in 205/55R16 cos they onli had them in stock not the 205/50R16)

He rekoned they were good just a bit too mcuh sidewall flex. Also there is a significantly larger rolling diameter (especially for non-sportivo's like us) which the guy at Bob-Jane-T-Masts reckoned you could get defected for (as they increase rollin diameter by 17mm and he said usually the max allowable is 15mm either way(it onli increases the rolling diameter for the sportivo by 11mm (which is legal))). Use this if you are confused: http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html )

EDIT: I forgot to add, this was covered not long ago when i was looking into it:

http://au.toyotaownersclub.com/forums/inde...hl=load+ratings

http://au.toyotaownersclub.com/forums/inde...hl=load+ratings

My end result was i couldnt be fecked paying the extra money for tyres that werent gona last very long (The Yokohama A.drive R1 AR01 205/50R16 91V), so I'm still looking to this day for the stock 15" alloys at wreckers (and on here) :(

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which is why i comtemplated just getting 205/55/R16's instead..... good idea or bad idea?

Rob (badboyz) can answer that one (he has a drives in 205/55R16 cos they onli had them in stock not the 205/50R16)

He rekoned they were good just a bit too mcuh sidewall flex. Also there is a significantly larger rolling diameter (especially for non-sportivo's like us) which the guy at Bob-Jane-T-Masts reckoned you could get defected for (as they increase rollin diameter by 17mm and he said usually the max allowable is 15mm either way(it onli increases the rolling diameter for the sportivo by 11mm (which is legal))). Use this if you are confused: http://www.miata.net/garage/tirecalc.html )

Well well well!!! You're growing into a modder Jared haha. Go son. Very informative, I applaude.

Yes the 205/55's are very cushy and comfy. They still stick aruond corners but they have that spongey feel (booooooo). 205/50's would be the better choice if you were looking at performance.

FYI too, when I'm grabbing the 17's (Steve is the best :ph34r: lol) I'm sticking with the 215/40 profile. Most likey am mating those rims with a.drives later ;)

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Well well well!!! You're growing into a modder Jared haha. Go son. Very informative, I applaude.

Yes the 205/55's are very cushy and comfy. They still stick aruond corners but they have that spongey feel (booooooo). 205/50's would be the better choice if you were looking at performance.

FYI too, when I'm grabbing the 17's (Steve is the best :ph34r: lol) I'm sticking with the 215/40 profile. Most likey am mating those rims with a.drives later ;)

Haha :lol: thanks rob

Yea I did alot of research when I was lookin into it myself (ended up in disappointment cos it meant I couldn't buy Richos stivo wheels :( )... O well u live n learn :lol:

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Well well well!!! You're growing into a modder Jared haha. Go son. Very informative, I applaude.

Yes the 205/55's are very cushy and comfy. They still stick aruond corners but they have that spongey feel (booooooo). 205/50's would be the better choice if you were looking at performance.

FYI too, when I'm grabbing the 17's (Steve is the best :ph34r: lol) I'm sticking with the 215/40 profile. Most likey am mating those rims with a.drives later ;)

Haha :lol: thanks rob

Yea I did alot of research when I was lookin into it myself (ended up in disappointment cos it meant I couldn't buy Richos stivo wheels :( )... O well u live n learn :lol:

When you look at it, it is marginal though. Fad is about to run stivo wheels himself.

Richo however (although he does realise, and I haven't said anything because I don't want him to stress out) is actually running 205/40 profile on his 17's :S. They are rated at 84. I think I might tell him now for his own sake. Poor bugger :(

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Well well well!!! You're growing into a modder Jared haha. Go son. Very informative, I applaude.

Yes the 205/55's are very cushy and comfy. They still stick aruond corners but they have that spongey feel (booooooo). 205/50's would be the better choice if you were looking at performance.

FYI too, when I'm grabbing the 17's (Steve is the best :ph34r: lol) I'm sticking with the 215/40 profile. Most likey am mating those rims with a.drives later ;)

Haha :lol: thanks rob

Yea I did alot of research when I was lookin into it myself (ended up in disappointment cos it meant I couldn't buy Richos stivo wheels :( )... O well u live n learn :lol:

When you look at it, it is marginal though. Fad is about to run stivo wheels himself.

Richo however (although he does realise, and I haven't said anything because I don't want him to stress out) is actually running 205/40 profile on his 17's :S. They are rated at 84. I think I might tell him now for his own sake. Poor bugger :(

Yea if it wasnt for the fact that my dad won't let me spend too much money on the car (as my parents gave it to me) and also that he doesn't want any illegal mods on the car (he's very conservative), I probably would have just got them. So neK if u wanna do it, jus do it man as nike would say (eithr pay extra for the The Yokohama A.drive R1 AR01 205/50R16 91V (and risk that they wont discontinue it), risk it with the load rating, or risk it with the extra rolling diameter)

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Jared.

$900 for a decent set of rims, 17in. Check www.stgeorgetyres.com.au.

I love those guys. Comes with rubber as well.

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Jared.

$900 for a decent set of rims, 17in. Check www.stgeorgetyres.com.au.

I love those guys. Comes with rubber as well.

Yea the old man (dad) wont let me put 17"s on (as I said he wont let me spend much on it :( :( :( ). I might do it next yr anyway tho wen im an independant workin man (full time anyway) :lol: If I do I'll get those ones I sent u thru PM (they are soooooooooo hot i love em!!!)

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So how much are these a corner?

Yokohama A.drive R1 AR01 205/50R16 91V

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