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Nankang CX668

Nankang CX-668 Review - Our Honest Opinion [Test Data]

Here are the key stats for the CX668, at a glance.
Key Info - Australia
Vehicle SuitabilityPassenger
Driving StylePremium Touring All-Season
SeasonAll Season
Release Date2009
Run Flat?No
Overall Score73/100


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Nankang CX668 in Australia

This offering by Nankang has been around in Australia for about 15 years. Especially designed for regular passenger (non-SUV) vehicles, it comes in a total of 18 sizes.

This premium touring all-season tyre is a solid option for those looking for an all season tyre in the economy end 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 CX668 Tyres

We've analysed the results of the following tyre benchmarks to carry out a data-driven review of the CX668 tyres.

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the CX668 tyres. Bear in mind that these results are more subjective than the EU results.
Dry PerformanceGood
Wet PerformanceGood
Snow/Ice PerformanceGood
Overall Score73/100


Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, including those below, the CX668 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort.


With a UTQG treadwear rating of 440, the CX668 would theoretically last 4.4 times longer than a tyre with a treadwear rating of 100.


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.


We don't have any warranty data for this tyre, unfortunately. Know how long the warranty period is? Let us know over at the contact page.

Comparisons With Similar Tyres

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


With an overall rating of 73 out of 100, the CX668 tyres are a solid choice for anyone looking to replace their car rubber with some tyres designed for premium touring all-season action.

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

  • Treadwear: 440
  • 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 18 sizes of the CX668 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width. Select your preferred size to compare prices across multiple suppliers.

135/80 R15 73T
135/40 R15 73T
145/80 R15 77T
145/70 R12 69T
145/50 R15 77T
155/80 R12 77T
155/80 R13 79T
165/80 R13 83T
165/80 R15 87T
165/70 R12 77T
175/70 R13 86H XL
175/70 R14 88H XL
185/80 R14 91T
185/70 R14 88H
185/70 R13 86H
195/70 R14 91H
205/70 R14 95H
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