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Pirelli Dragon Sport

Pirelli Dragon Sport Review - How Does It Stack Up?

Here are the key stats for the Dragon Sport, at a glance.
Key Info - Australia
Vehicle SuitabilityPassenger
Driving StyleMax Performance Summer
Release Date2016
Run Flat?No


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Pirelli Dragon Sport in Australia

This offering by Pirelli has been around in Australia for about 8 years. Especially designed for regular passenger (non-SUV) vehicles, it comes in a total of 23 sizes.

This max performance summer tyre is a solid option for those looking for a summer tyre in the premium 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 Dragon Sport Tyres

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

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the Dragon Sport tyres. Bear in mind that these results are more subjective than the EU results.
Dry PerformanceGood
Wet PerformanceGood


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


We don't have any UTQG treadwear data for this tyre, unfortunately.


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 for this tyre, unfortunately.

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 for this tyre, unfortunately.


The Dragon Sport tyres have a warranty of 1 years.

Comparisons With Similar Tyres

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


The Dragon Sport tyres are a solid choice for anyone looking to replace their car rubber with some tyres designed for max performance summer action.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 23 sizes of the Dragon Sport tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width. Select your preferred size to compare prices across multiple suppliers.

215/45 R18 93W XL
215/45 R17 91W XL
215/40 R18 89Y XL
225/45 R17 91W
225/40 R19 93Y XL
225/45 R18 95W XL
225/40 R18 92W XL
225/45 R19 96W XL
225/50 R18 99W XL
235/35 R19 91Y XL
235/40 R18 95W XL
235/45 R17 97W XL
235/45 R18 98Y XL
245/45 R19 102Y XL
245/40 R18 97Y XL
245/35 R19 93Y XL
245/40 R19 98W XL
245/45 R17 95W
245/35 R20 95Y XL
245/40 R20 99Y XL
245/45 R18 100Y XL
255/35 R19 96Y XL
275/30 R20 97Y XL
Louis from Tyre Geek


I'm Louis, an engineer passionate about helping Australians choose better tyres for their vehicles!