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Yokohama BluEarth-A AE50 vs Yokohama BluEarth-GT AE-51

Yokohama BluEarth-A AE50 vs BluEarth-GT AE-51 [Test Data]

Here are the key stats for the Yokohama BluEarth-A AE50 and Yokohama BluEarth-GT AE-51 tyres, at a glance.
BluEarth-A AE50BluEarth-GT AE-51
Vehicle SuitabilityPassengerPassenger
Driving StyleHigh Performance SummerPremium Touring Summer
SeasonSummerSummer
Release Date20142019
Run Flat?NoNo
Overall Score70/10077/100

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Yokohama BluEarth-A AE50 vs Yokohama BluEarth-GT AE-51 in Australia

The BluEarth-A AE50 has been around in Australia for about 10 years, whereas the BluEarth-GT AE-51 has been on the market for about 5 years

The BluEarth-A AE50 is rated for high performance summer action, however the BluEarth-GT AE-51 tyres are classified as premium touring summer. 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 mid-range 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 BluEarth-A AE50 and the BluEarth-GT AE-51 tyres.

  • Auto Zeitung: Summer Tire Test R18
  • Auto Zeitung: Summer Tire Test R17
  • The Best Passenger Tires for North America in 2023 by TiresVote
  • Auto Zeitung: Summer Tire Test R17

Benchmark Test Data

Here are the results from a number of magazine tests and benchmarks done on the BluEarth-A AE50 and BluEarth-GT AE-51 tyres.
BluEarth-A AE50BluEarth-GT AE-51
Price/QualityExcellentN/A
HandlingGoodGood
ComfortGoodGood
Dry PerformanceGoodExcellent
Wet PerformanceGoodGood
TreadwearAcceptableGood
Overall Score70/10077/100

Comfort

Based on the results of a number of tyre benchmarks, the BluEarth-A AE50 scores 4 out of 5 for comfort and the BluEarth-GT AE-51 scores 4 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.

Treadwear

Unfortunately, we don't have any UTQG treadwear data available for either of these 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.

We don't have any UTQG traction data available for either of these tyres.

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 available for either of these sets of tyres.

Warranty

Unfortunately, we don't have any warranty information available for either of these tyres.

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 BluEarth-A AE50 tyres get a score of 70 out of 100, while the BluEarth-GT AE-51 tyres get a score of 77 out of 100.

Full Size List (click to show)

Below is a list of all 73 sizes of the BluEarth-A AE50, and all 77 sizes of the BluEarth-GT AE-51 tyres sold in Australia, sorted by tyre width.

BluEarth-A AE50 Sizes

Size
155/65 R14 75H
165/50 R16 77V XL
165/50 R16 75V
165/70 R14 81H
185/60 R16 86H
185/45 R17 78H
185/55 R16 87H XL
185/60 R15 84H
185/50 R16 81H
195/55 R16 87H
195/65 R15 91V
195/60 R15 88V
195/45 R16 84V XL
195/55 R16 87V
195/50 R16 88V XL
195/65 R15 91H
205/60 R16 92H
205/45 R17 88W XL
205/60 R16 96W
205/55 R16 91W
205/45 R16 87W XL
205/50 R16 87W
205/55 R17 91V
205/50 R17 93W XL
205/55 R16 91V
205/55 R17 95V
205/65 R16 95H
205/60 R16 96W XL
205/55 R17 95V XL
205/60 R15 91V
205/55 R16 94V XL
205/60 R16 92V
205/40 R17 80H
215/40 R18 89W XL
215/45 R16 90V XL
215/40 R17 87W XL
215/55 R17 94W
215/50 R18 92V
215/45 R17 91W XL
215/60 R16 99V XL
215/60 R17 96H
215/50 R17 95W XL
215/55 R16 93V
215/55 R16 97H XL
215/40 R17 87W
215/55 R16 97W XL
215/65 R16 98H
225/55 R16 95V
225/45 R19 96W XL
225/45 R17 94W XL
225/45 R17 94V XL
225/55 R17 101W XL
225/45 R17 91W
225/55 R16 99W XL
225/50 R18 95W
225/60 R16 98H
225/50 R16 92W
225/40 R18 92W XL
225/45 R18 91W
225/50 R17 98W XL
235/40 R18 95W XL
235/50 R17 96W
235/55 R18 104W XL
235/40 R19 96W
235/45 R18 94W
235/50 R18 97W
235/55 R17 99W
235/45 R17 97W XL
245/45 R18 100W XL
245/45 R17 99W XL
245/40 R18 97W XL
245/50 R18 100W
255/45 R18 99W

BluEarth-GT AE-51 Sizes

Size
155/65 R14 75H
165/55 R15 75V
175/65 R15 84H
175/65 R14 82H
185/55 R15 82V
185/65 R15 88T
185/60 R15 84H
185/60 R16 86H
185/65 R15 88H
185/55 R16 83V
195/50 R16 88V XL
195/60 R15 88V
195/55 R16 87V
195/65 R15 91H
195/65 R15 91V
195/45 R16 84V XL
195/55 R15 85V
205/55 R16 94V XL
205/45 R16 87W XL
205/60 R16 92V
205/45 R17 88W XL
205/55 R16 91V
205/55 R17 95V XL
205/40 R18 86W XL
205/50 R17 93W XL
205/40 R18 86W
205/55 R16 91W
205/65 R16 95H
205/50 R16 87W
205/60 R16 96W XL
205/65 R15 94H
215/50 R17 95W XL
215/65 R16 98H
215/40 R18 89W XL
215/55 R16 97W XL
215/60 R16 95H
215/45 R16 90V XL
215/45 R17 87W
215/45 R16 90V
215/55 R17 98W XL
215/45 R18 93W XL
215/45 R17 91W XL
215/55 R17 94V
225/45 R18 95W XL
225/45 R19 96W XL
225/60 R16 98H
225/40 R18 92W XL
225/35 R18 87W XL
225/45 R17 94W XL
225/35 R19 88W XL
225/50 R17 98W XL
225/50 R18 95W
225/55 R16 99W XL
225/55 R17 101W XL
225/40 R19 93W XL
235/35 R19 91W
235/45 R18 94W
235/40 R19 96W XL
235/40 R18 95W XL
235/50 R18 101W XL
235/45 R17 97W XL
235/35 R19 91W XL
235/45 R19 95W
235/55 R17 99W
245/45 R19 98W
245/35 R19 93W XL
245/40 R19 98W XL
245/45 R17 99W XL
245/45 R18 100W XL
245/50 R18 100W
245/40 R18 97W XL
255/35 R19 96W XL
255/35 R18 94W XL
255/40 R18 99W
255/45 R18 99W
255/40 R18 99W XL
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