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Pirelli Cinturato P7 vs Pirelli Cinturato P7 (P7C2)

Pirelli Cinturato P7 vs P7C2 - Head To Head Data [2024]

Here are the key stats for the Pirelli Cinturato P7 and Pirelli Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres, at a glance.
Cinturato P7Cinturato P7 (P7C2)
Vehicle SuitabilityPassengerPassenger
Driving StyleHigh Performance SummerHigh Performance Summer
SeasonSummerSummer
Release Date20042020
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall Score68/10082/100

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Pirelli Cinturato P7 vs Pirelli Cinturato P7 (P7C2) in Australia

The Cinturato P7 has been around in Australia for about 20 years, whereas the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) has been on the market for about 4 years

Both tyres are rated for high performance summer action. 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 Cinturato P7 and the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres.

  • ADAC: Summer Tire Test R17
  • Auto Zeitung: Summer Tire Test R18
  • TCS: Summer Tire Test R17
  • Autoklub ČR: Premium Summer Tire Test R16
  • Motor: Summer Tire Test R17
  • Auto Motor und Sport: Summer Tire Test R17
  • Gute Fahrt: Compact SUV Summer Tire Test R18
  • AutoBild Allrad 2023: Summer Tire Test R17
  • TireRack: Best in Ultra High Performance Summer
  • GTÜ/ACE/ARBÖ: Summer Tire Test R16
  • Autonavigator: Summer Tire Test R16
  • Al Volante: Summer Tire Test R16
  • The Best UHP Tires for North America in 2023 by TiresVote
  • Tyre Reviews 2023: Summer Tire Test R16
  • Al Volante: Summer Tire test R17
  • Gute Fahrt: Summer Tire Test R18
  • Vi Bilägare: Summer Tire Test R17
  • Auto Express: Summer Tire Test R18
  • The Best European Passenger Summer Tires in 2023 by TiresVote
  • UTAC: Summer Tire Test R17
  • Quattroruote: Summer Tire Test R17
  • Auto Bild: Summer Tire Test R16
  • ADAC: Summer Tire Test R17
  • Ultimate Summer Tire Test by Tyre Reviews
  • Tyre Reviews: Summer Tire Test R16
  • ADAC: Summer Tire Test R16
  • ADAC: Large Summer Tire Test R16

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the Cinturato P7 and Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres.
Cinturato P7Cinturato P7 (P7C2)
Dry PerformanceExcellentExcellent
ComfortGoodExcellent
Wet PerformanceGoodExcellent
HandlingGoodExcellent
TreadwearAcceptableExcellent
Price/QualityBadExcellent
Snow/Ice PerformanceBadN/A
Overall Score68/10082/100

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the Cinturato P7 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort and the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) scores 5 out of 5.

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.

Cinturato P7Cinturato P7 (P7C2)
Treadwear260320
Traction
(AA - C)
AAA
Temperature Resistance
(A - C)
AA

Treadwear

As per the UTQG guidelines, the Cinturato P7 tyres have a treadwear rating of 260, whereas the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres have a rating of 320. This means that the Cinturato P7 tyres will theoretically last only 81% as long as the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) 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.

As per the UTQG system, the Cinturato P7 tyres have a traction grading of A, whereas the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres have a grading of AA.

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.

As per the UTQG system of tyre grading, the Cinturato P7 tyres have a temperature resistance grading of A, whereas the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres have a grading of A (on a scale of A, B, C).

Warranty

The Cinturato P7 tyres have a warranty of 1 years, whereas the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres have a warranty of 1 years.

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.

All in all, the Cinturato P7 tyres get a score of 68 out of 100, while the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres get a score of 82 out of 100.

The Cinturato P7 tyres have a UTQG treadwear rating of 260, whereas the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres have a rating of 320.This means that you can expect the Cinturato P7 to last only 81% as long as the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres.

The Cinturato P7 have a UTQG traction grading of A, while the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres having a grading of AA.

The Cinturato P7 have a UTQG temperature grading of A, while the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres having a grading of A.

The Cinturato P7 have a warranty of 1 years, while the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres are guaranteed for 1 years.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 158 sizes of the Cinturato P7, and all 28 sizes of the Cinturato P7 (P7C2) tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

Cinturato P7 Sizes

Size
185/55 R15 82H
195/55 R15 85H
195/45 R16 84V
195/55 R16 91V XL
195/55 R20 95H XL
195/60 R16 89V
205/40 R18 86W XL
205/55 R17 91V
205/50 R17 89H
205/50 R16 87W
205/50 R17 93W XL
205/60 R16 92V
205/60 R16 92H
205/50 R17 93V XL
205/45 R17 88W
205/55 R16 91Y
205/50 R17 89Y
205/65 R16 95V
205/60 R16 96V XL
205/45 R17 88V XL
205/45 R17 88W XL
205/55 R17 91W
205/55 R16 91V
205/55 R16 91W
205/50 R16 87H
205/50 R15 86Y
205/60 R16 96W XL
205/50 R17 89W
205/55 R17 95V XL
205/55 R16 91H
205/60 R16 92W
205/50 R17 89V
205/55 R16 94V XL
205/55 R19 97H
215/55 R16 93V
215/55 R17 94V
215/55 R16 97H XL
215/45 R17 91W XL
215/50 R18 92W
215/55 R17 98W XL
215/55 R18 99V XL
215/60 R16 95H
215/50 R17 91W
215/50 R17 91V
215/55 R16 97W XL
215/45 R16 90V XL
215/40 R18 89Y XL
215/55 R16 93W
215/50 R17 95W XL
215/45 R18 89V
215/55 R17 94W
215/50 R18 96Y XL
215/45 R17 91V
215/45 R16 86H
215/60 R16 99H XL
215/60 R16 99V XL
215/45 R18 93W XL
225/60 R18 104W XL
225/50 R15 91Y
225/55 R18 102Y XL
225/40 R18 92W XL
225/45 R18 95W XL
225/60 R17 99H
225/45 R17 91V
225/55 R16 95W
225/55 R17 101W XL
225/45 R17 94H
225/45 R17 94W XL
225/60 R17 99V
225/55 R16 99W
225/55 R16 99Y XL
225/40 R19 93Y XL
225/50 R17 94H
225/45 R18 91Y
225/45 R19 92W
225/45 R17 94Y XL
225/50 R17 98V XL
225/50 R17 98Y XL
225/50 R18 99W XL
225/50 R18 95W
225/50 R17 98W XL
225/45 R18 95Y XL
225/55 R16 95H
225/50 R17 94V
225/50 R16 92W
225/50 R17 94W
225/50 R16 92V
225/45 R17 91W
225/45 R17 91Y
225/50 R17 94Y
225/40 R18 92Y XL
225/55 R17 97W
225/55 R19 99H
225/55 R16 95V
225/45 R18 91V
225/60 R18 100W
225/55 R17 101Y XL
225/55 R17 101V XL
225/60 R17 99Y
225/55 R16 99W XL
225/60 R16 98Y
225/55 R17 97Y
225/45 R18 91W
235/45 R18 94W
235/45 R18 98W
235/50 R18 97V
235/55 R17 99Y
235/40 R19 92V
235/40 R18 95Y XL
235/45 R17 97W XL
235/45 R17 97H
235/45 R18 94H
235/45 R18 94V
235/45 R21 101T XL
235/55 R17 99W
235/45 R18 94W
235/45 R17 94W
235/55 R17 103Y XL
235/50 R17 96W
235/60 R16 100W
235/55 R19 105H XL
235/45 R18 98Y XL
235/40 R18 95W XL
235/45 R17 94Y
235/40 R19 96W XL
245/45 R17 95H
245/45 R17 99Y
245/45 R18 100Y XL
245/45 R20 99V
245/55 R17 102V
245/40 R17 91W
245/40 R18 93Y
245/45 R18 100W XL
245/50 R18 100W
245/40 R18 97Y
245/40 R19 94W
245/40 R18 97V
245/50 R18 100Y
245/45 R17 99Y XL
245/45 R18 100V
245/50 R19 105W XL
245/45 R18 96Y
245/45 R17 95Y
245/40 R18 97Y XL
245/45 R17 95W
245/45 R18 96W
255/45 R19 104Y XL
255/45 R19 100V
255/40 R18 95W
255/40 R18 95Y
255/40 R18 95V
255/40 R18 99Y XL
255/45 R17 98W
255/45 R18 99W
255/50 R18 106Y XL
275/45 R18 103W
275/40 R18 103Y XL
275/40 R18 99Y

Cinturato P7 (P7C2) Sizes

Size
205/55 R17 95V
205/45 R17 88W
205/50 R17 93W
205/60 R16 96W
205/55 R16 94V
205/55 R16 91V
215/55 R18 99V
215/50 R18 92W
215/55 R17 94V
215/50 R17 95W
215/55 R16 97W
215/60 R16 99V
225/50 R18 95W
225/55 R17 97Y
225/50 R17 98Y
225/45 R18 95Y
225/40 R18 92W
225/40 R18 92Y
225/55 R17 101Y
225/45 R17 94Y
225/45 R17 91Y
235/45 R18 94W
235/45 R18 98W
235/40 R18 95Y
245/45 R18 96W
245/50 R19 105W
245/45 R18 100W
245/45 R18 100Y
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