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Falken Ziex ZE914 EcoRun

Falken Ziex ZE914 EcoRun Review - Our Thoughts [Test Data]

Here are the key stats for the Ziex ZE914 EcoRun, at a glance.
Key Info - Australia
Vehicle SuitabilityPassenger
Driving StylePremium Touring Summer
SeasonSummer
Release Date2013
Run Flat?No
Overall Score71/100

Pricing

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Falken Ziex ZE914 EcoRun in Australia

This offering by Falken has been around in Australia for about 11 years. Especially designed for regular passenger (non-SUV) vehicles, it comes in a total of 54 sizes.

This premium touring summer tyre is a solid option for those looking for a summer tyre in the mid-range of the market. Note that it is not a runflat tyre.

Read on to see how it stacks up against the competition!

How We Reviewed The Ziex ZE914 EcoRun Tyres

We've analysed the results of the following tyre benchmarks to carry out a data-driven review of the Ziex ZE914 EcoRun tyres.

  • Motor NAF/Vi Bilägare: Summer Tire Test (Economy)
  • Auto Zeitung: Summer Tire Test R17

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the Ziex ZE914 EcoRun tyres. Bear in mind that these results are more subjective than the EU results.
Rating
Price/QualityExcellent
Dry PerformanceExcellent
Wet PerformanceExcellent
HandlingAcceptable
TreadwearAcceptable
ComfortBad
Overall Score71/100

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, including those below, the Ziex ZE914 EcoRun scores 2 out of 5 for comfort.

  • Motor NAF/Vi Bilägare: Summer Tire Test (Economy)
  • Auto Zeitung: Summer Tire Test R17

Treadwear

With a UTQG treadwear rating of 320, the Ziex ZE914 EcoRun would theoretically last 3.2 times longer than a tyre with a treadwear rating of 100.

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.

These tyres score a grade of A.

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.

These tyres score a grade of A.

Warranty

The Ziex ZE914 EcoRun tyres have a warranty of 60,000 kilometres.

Comparisons With Similar Tyres

Still undecided as to whether to go with these premuim touring summer tyres? Check out our data-driven comparisons to similar tyres on the market in Australia!

Summary

With an overall rating of 71 out of 100, the Ziex ZE914 EcoRun tyres are a solid choice for anyone looking to replace their car rubber with some tyres designed for premuim touring summer action.

In terms of data out of the US, they have the following UTQG ratings:

  • Treadwear: 320
  • Traction: A (scale: AA, A, B, C)
  • Temperature Resistance: A (scale: A, B, C)

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 54 sizes of the Ziex ZE914 EcoRun tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width. Select your preferred size to compare prices across multiple suppliers.

Size
165/60 R12 71H
165/65 R15 81H
165/60 R14 75H
185/65 R15 88H
185/65 R14 86H
195/45 R14 77V
195/50 R16 88V XL
195/65 R16 92V
195/55 R15 85V
195/50 R16 84V
195/55 R16 91V XL
195/55 R15 85H
205/45 R16 87V XL
205/60 R15 91H
205/50 R15 86V
205/60 R16 92V
205/60 R16 96V XL
205/40 R18 86W XL
205/70 R16 97H
205/60 R15 91V
205/65 R16 95V
205/55 R17 91V
215/55 R17 94V
215/55 R17 94W
215/40 R18 89W XL
215/40 R17 87W XL
215/65 R17 99V
215/60 R16 99V XL
215/60 R17 96H
215/60 R17 96V
215/45 R18 93W XL
215/40 R16 86W XL
215/60 R16 95V
215/50 R17 91W
215/65 R15 96H
225/60 R16 98V
225/60 R17 99V
225/60 R17 99H
225/65 R17 102V
225/55 R16 95V
225/55 R17 97V
225/60 R16 98W
225/45 R18 95W XL
225/55 R17 101W XL
225/45 R17 91W
225/40 R18 92W XL
235/50 R17 96W
235/60 R16 100W
235/60 R17 102H
235/55 R17 99W
235/40 R18 95W XL
245/40 R17 91W
245/45 R17 99W XL
265/35 R18 97W XL
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