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Dunlop SP Sport LM704 vs Dunlop SP Sport LM705

Dunlop LM704 vs LM705 - Key Differences? [H2H Test Data]

Here are the key stats for the Dunlop SP Sport LM704 and Dunlop SP Sport LM705 tyres, at a glance.
SP Sport LM704SP Sport LM705
Vehicle SuitabilityPassengerPassenger
Driving StylePremium Touring SummerUltra High Performance Summer
SeasonSummerSummer
Release Date20142019
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall Score69/100N/A

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Dunlop SP Sport LM704 vs Dunlop SP Sport LM705 in Australia

The SP Sport LM704 has been around in Australia for about 10 years, whereas the SP Sport LM705 has been on the market for about 5 years

The SP Sport LM704 is rated for premium touring summer action, however the SP Sport LM705 tyres are classified as ultra high performance summer. Both tyres are designed for use with regular passenger (non-SUV) vehicles.

Both of these are considered summer tyres. Neither of them are runflat tyres. Both brands are considered to be in the premium part of the market.

Read on to see how each of these tyres stack up against each other!

How We Reviewed These Tyres

We've analysed results of the following tyre benchmarks to make data-driven comparison of the SP Sport LM704 and the SP Sport LM705 tyres.

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the SP Sport LM704 and SP Sport LM705 tyres.
SP Sport LM704SP Sport LM705
ComfortGoodN/A
Dry PerformanceGoodN/A
TreadwearGoodN/A
HandlingGoodN/A
Wet PerformanceGoodN/A
Overall Score69/100N/A

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the SP Sport LM704 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort. We don't have any comfort data for the SP Sport LM705 tyres.

UTQG Data

Introduced by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the USA, the Uniform Tire Grading System (UTQG), is a system for comparing one tyre product to another on the basis of some standardised tests.

Treadwear

Unfortunately, we don't have any UTQG treadwear data available for either of these tyres.

Traction

The UTQG system measures traction as straight-line braking in dry conditions. The scale is AA, A, B, C, with AA being the best grade, and C the worst.

We don't have any UTQG traction data available for either of these tyres.

Temperature Resistance

The UTQG temperature resistance tests measure how well tyres can dissipate heat that builds up due to friction with the road. The scale is A, B, C, with A being the highest grade.

We don't have any UTQG temperature data available for either of these sets of tyres.

Warranty

Unfortunately, we don't have any warranty information available for either of these tyres.

Comparisons With Similar Tyres

Still on the fence about these tyres? Check out how they compare to other similar tyres on the market in Australia!

Summary

Let's now take a look at the main differences between these two sets of tyres.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 21 sizes of the SP Sport LM704, and all 51 sizes of the SP Sport LM705 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

SP Sport LM704 Sizes

Size
175/60 R14 79H
185/70 R13 86H
195/65 R14 89H
195/50 R16 84V
205/60 R16 92H
205/65 R15 99H
205/70 R15 96H
205/50 R15 86V
205/70 R14 94H
215/55 R16 93V
215/65 R15 96H
215/45 R17 91W
215/70 R15 98H
215/60 R15 94H
215/60 R16 95H
225/45 R18 95W
225/55 R16 95V
225/50 R17 94V
225/60 R16 98V
235/55 R17 99V
235/50 R18 97V

SP Sport LM705 Sizes

Size
165/60 R14 75H
175/70 R13 82H
175/70 R14 84H
175/60 R13 77H
175/65 R14 82H
185/65 R15 88H
185/70 R13 86H
185/60 R15 84H
185/55 R16 83V
185/70 R14 88H
185/65 R14 86H
185/55 R15 82V
195/55 R15 85V
195/60 R16 89H
195/65 R15 91H
195/50 R16 84V
195/60 R15 88V
195/50 R15 82V
195/65 R15 91V
195/60 R14 86H
205/70 R15 96H
205/60 R15 91V
205/65 R15 94V
205/55 R16 91V
205/65 R15 94H
205/65 R16 95H
205/60 R14 88H
205/60 R16 92H
215/65 R16 98H
215/55 R17 94V
215/60 R17 96H
215/60 R16 95H
215/45 R18 93W XL
215/50 R17 95V XL
215/45 R17 91W XL
225/55 R17 101W XL
225/45 R17 94W XL
225/40 R18 92W XL
225/50 R17 98V XL
225/45 R18 95W XL
235/55 R17 99V
235/50 R18 97W
235/45 R18 94W
235/55 R18 100V
245/45 R17 95W
245/40 R20 95W
245/40 R18 93W
245/40 R19 98W XL
245/50 R18 100W
245/45 R19 98W
245/45 R18 100W XL
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