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Yokohama ADVAN Neova AD09

Yokohama Advan Neova AD09 Review - Good Buy? [Test Data]

Here are the key stats for the ADVAN Neova AD09, at a glance.
Key Info - Australia
Vehicle SuitabilityPassenger
Driving StyleExtreme Performance Summer
SeasonSummer
Release Date2022
Run Flat?No

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Yokohama ADVAN Neova AD09 in Australia

This offering by Yokohama has been around in Australia for about 2 years. Especially designed for regular passenger (non-SUV) vehicles, it comes in a total of 20 sizes.

This extreme performance 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 ADVAN Neova AD09 Tyres

Unlike the Australian government, the European Union carries out standardised tests on all tyres sold in Europe. These tests are carried out in identical conditions, making them a reliable way to compare tyres.

For this review, we use averaged results from tests done on 8 sizes of the ADVAN Neova AD09 tyres by the European Union.

We then compare these to the same results for the following similar tyres, also rated for Extreme Performance Summer usage and sold in Australia.

Fuel Efficiency

EU GradeCompared to an A grade tyre?
Fuel Efficiency
(A - E)
D0.3L/100km extra fuel consumption. ~$72 extra per year

The US Department of Energy estimates that around 25% of the fuel consumption of a vehicle is attributable to the tyres. That's a lot, and it means that choosing fuel efficient tyres can save you quite a bit of money.

The ADVAN Neova AD09 tyres rank a D on a scale of A to E in the official fuel efficiency tests carried out by the EU (they call these rolling resistance tests).

Relative to an A grade tyre, expect to use an extra 0.3L/100km. This works out to $72 extra spent on petrol per year, based on a typical 12,000 km driven per year.

Comparison

Here's how the ADVAN Neova AD09 compares to similar tyres for fuel efficiency (1 = Grade E, 5 = Grade A).

Based on the comparison tyres we've selected, the ADVAN Neova AD09 ranked # out of 0 tyres.

Grip & Handling

EU GradeCompared to an A grade tyre?
Wet Grip
(A - E)
ANo difference

We'll now take a look at how these tyres compare in terms of grip and handling.

A good measure of this is 'wet grip', which is an indication of how well the tyres will allow the vehicle to come to a stop in wet conditions.

The ADVAN Neova AD09 tyres rank a A on a scale of A to E in the official fuel tests carried out by the EU.

This is the highest possible rating, and indicates excellent grip and handling in wet conditions relative to other tyres.

Comparison

Here's how the ADVAN Neova AD09 compares to similar tyres for wet grip (1 = Grade E, 5 = Grade A).

For wet grip, they scored # out of 0 comparison tyres.

Noise

EU GradeCompared to an A grade tyre?
Noise
(A - C)
B (71 dB)2 times as noisy

Another key factor to consider when choosing a tyre is road noise. Once you're over about 40 km/h, the dominant source of noise you hear is from the contact of your tyres on the road.

There is a surprisingly wide variation in the amount of noise each tyre makes.

The ADVAN Neova AD09 tyres produce 70.9 dB of road noise, which corresponds to a rank of B on a scale of A to C in the standardised testing done by the EU.

Expect these tyres to produce about 2 times as much noise as an A grade tyre (the decibel scale is logarithmic).

Comparison

Here's how the ADVAN Neova AD09 compares to similar tyres for noise (1 = Grade C, 3 = Grade A).

For noise, they ranked # out of 0 comparison tyres.

Treadwear

With a UTQG treadwear rating of 200, the ADVAN Neova AD09 would theoretically last 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 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.

These tyres score a grade of A.

Warranty

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 extreme performance summer tyres? Check out our data-driven comparisons to similar tyres on the market in Australia!

Summary

The ADVAN Neova AD09 tyres are a solid choice for anyone looking to replace their car rubber with some tyres designed for extreme performance summer action.

For fuel efficiency, they score a grade of D, which is below average, though this isn't a super important factor.

More important is the wet grip, which gives you an indication of their traction and handling. In this regard, they get a score of A, which is outstanding.

Finally, for road noise, they receive a B grade, which is about typical.

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

  • Treadwear: 200
  • Traction: AA (scale: AA, A, B, C)
  • Temperature Resistance: A (scale: A, B, C)

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 20 sizes of the ADVAN Neova AD09 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width. Select your preferred size to compare prices across multiple suppliers.

Size
165/55 R15 75V
185/55 R15 82V
195/45 R17 81W
205/45 R17 88W XL
215/45 R17 91W XL
225/40 R18 92W XL
225/45 R17 94W XL
235/40 R18 95W XL
245/35 R18 92W XL
245/30 R20 90W XL
245/40 R20 99W XL
245/35 R19 93W XL
255/40 R19 100W XL
255/40 R20 101W XL
255/35 R19 96W XL
255/35 R18 94W XL
265/35 R18 97W XL
265/35 R19 98W XL
275/35 R19 100W XL
275/30 R20 97W XL
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