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Dunlop SP Sport LM705 vs Bridgestone Turanza T005A

Dunlop LM705 vs Bridgestone Turanza T005A [H2H Test Data]

Here are the key stats for the Dunlop SP Sport LM705 and Bridgestone Turanza T005A tyres, at a glance.
SP Sport LM705Turanza T005A
Vehicle SuitabilityPassengerPassenger
Driving StyleUltra High Performance SummerPremium Touring Summer
SeasonSummerSummer
Release Date20192018
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall ScoreN/AN/A

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Dunlop SP Sport LM705 vs Bridgestone Turanza T005A in Australia

The SP Sport LM705 has been around in Australia for about 5 years, whereas the Turanza T005A has been on the market for about 6 years

The SP Sport LM705 is rated for ultra high performance summer action, however the Turanza T005A tyres are classified as premium touring 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 LM705 and the Turanza T005A tyres.

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the SP Sport LM705 and Turanza T005A tyres.
SP Sport LM705Turanza T005A
Overall ScoreN/AN/A

Unfortunately, there is very little benchmark data available for the Dunlop SP Sport LM705 tyres.

Comfort

We don't have any comfort data for either of these 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.

SP Sport LM705Turanza T005A
Treadwear260
Traction
(AA - C)
A
Temperature Resistance
(A - C)
A

Treadwear

The SP Sport LM705 tyres have a treadwear rating of 260, which means that they would last 2.6 times longer than a tyre with a rating of 100. There's no treadwear data available for the SP Sport LM705 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.

The Turanza T005A tyres have a traction grade of A (on a scale of AA, A, B, C). There's no UTQG traction grading data available for the SP Sport LM705 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.

The Turanza T005A tyres have a temperature resistance grade of A (on a scale of A, B, C). There's no UTQG temperature resistance grading data available for the SP Sport LM705 tyres.

Warranty

In terms of distance, the Turanza T005A tyres have a warranty of 50,000 kilometres. There is no distance based warranty available for the SP Sport LM705.

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 51 sizes of the SP Sport LM705, and all 46 sizes of the Turanza T005A tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

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

Turanza T005A Sizes

Size
185/65 R15 88V
195/60 R15 88V
195/65 R15 91V
195/55 R15 85V
205/65 R16 95V
205/65 R16 95H
205/60 R16 92V
205/65 R15 94V
205/55 R16 91V
215/65 R16 98H
215/60 R16 95V
215/45 R18 89W
215/55 R17 94W
215/50 R17 91W
215/60 R17 96H
215/55 R18 95H
215/45 R17 91W XL
215/55 R16 93V
225/50 R17 94W
225/45 R19 92W
225/60 R16 98V
225/55 R16 95V
225/55 R17 97V
225/45 R17 91W
225/55 R17 97W
225/40 R18 88W
225/45 R18 91W
235/55 R19 101V
235/45 R17 97W XL
235/45 R18 98W XL
235/45 R18 94W
235/50 R18 101W XL
235/55 R17 99W
245/50 R18 100W
245/45 R18 96W
245/40 R19 94W
245/45 R19 98W
245/40 R18 93W
245/45 R17 95W
255/45 R18 103W XL
255/45 R19 100W
265/35 R18 93W
275/40 R19 101W
275/45 R18 103W
275/35 R19 100W XL
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