Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2 016185

4.25

(39) Customer Reviews

Price Range:  USD $144.18 to $347.48

Winter Winter

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Specs: 285/60R18
Product Code: 016185
UTQG:
Speed Rating: R
Load Index: 116
Sidewall: BSW
UPC: 092971222833

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285/60R18 (BSW) 016185  116 R
$239.49

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The Blizzak DM-V2 is Bridgestone's Light Truck/SUV Studless Ice & Snow winter tire developed for the drivers of pickup, crossover and sport utility vehicles looking for enhanced grip in slush, snow and on ice. Designed with a focus on ice traction and braking, as well as wet road handling and hydroplaning resistance, the Blizzak DM-V2 offers wintertime driving competence.

Blizzak DM-V2 tires use Bridgestone's adaptive NanoPro Tech Multicell compound that features a water-loving hydrophilic coating and microscopic bite particles. The Multicell compound remains flexible in below-freezing conditions, wicks water off packed snow and ice while the bite particles deliver more grip and improve braking on glare ice. This compound is molded into a directional tread design featuring 15% more block edges (than the Blizzak DM-V1 it replaces) where circumferential and lateral grooves help channel water, slush and snow away from the contact area for added traction while 3D zigzag sipes increase the number of snow biting edges.

The Blizzak DM-V2 radial meets the industry's severe snow service requirements and is branded with the mountain/snowflake symbol.

NOTE:The first 55% of the Blizzak DM-V2's tread depth features the NanoPro Tech Multicell Compound while the remaining 45% features a standard winter tire compound. When the Blizzak DM-V2 is approximately 50 percent worn, a depth indicator molded into the tread design lets the driver know that the remaining tread is reaching the end of its ability to provide beneficial snow traction.

Install Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2 tires in sets of four only.

Due to the revolutionary traction capabilities of the Blizzak, Bridgestone recommends using them only in sets of four to provide the best handling characteristics and tire performance.

Winter tires are not UTQG Rated

Overall 

4.2

Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2
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Dry
(4.3)
Wet
(4.1)
Snow
(4.4)
Handling
(4.2)
Comfort
(4.5)
Noise
(4.0)
Treadwear
(4.1)
Overall:
3.3
Dry
4.0
Wet
3.0
Snow
2.0
Handling
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Noise
4.0
Treadwear
4.0

Second winter season on these, the performance on packed snow & ice is fantastic, best I've ever experienced BUT. Absolutely USELESS in slush, no better than any regular all season tire when you come across soft slushy snow.

Size: 265/70R17

Vehicle: 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 4 Dr Extended Cab Pickup, 6 Ft Bed WT (265/70R17 113 S) with 5000 KM of Tire Wear

Anonymous made this review on 2/8/2020 and is a Confident, Experienced Driver

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Overall:
2.9
Dry
3.0
Wet
3.0
Snow
3.0
Handling
3.0
Comfort
3.0
Noise
2.0
Treadwear
3.0

I drive confidently on this tire

Size: 225/60R18

Vehicle: 2018 Subaru Outback 4 Dr Wagon 2.5i Limited with 4827 KM of Tire Wear

Anonymous made this review on 1/19/2020 and is a Confident, Experienced Driver

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Overall:
4.7
Dry
5.0
Wet
5.0
Snow
5.0
Handling
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Noise
3.0
Treadwear
4.0

 

Size: 265/50R20

Vehicle: 2019 Dodge Durango 4 Dr Sport Utility R/T with 3000 KM of Tire Wear

Anonymous made this review on 1/14/2020 and is a Confident, Experienced Driver

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Overall:
4.2
Dry
3.0
Wet
4.0
Snow
5.0
Handling
4.0
Comfort
4.0
Noise
4.0
Treadwear
4.0

Great winter tire and quite frankly I did not notice much of a handling difference under wet and dry conditions sticking with the OEM size and driven fairly aggressively but not too high of a slip angle. Under winter conditions with snow, freezing rain and ice build up these tires offer great grip and driver confidence. I’ve had other generations of Blizzaks and am familiar with the tire transitioning to an all season once they are more than 50% worn. Highly recommended in the great white north.

Size: 255/50R20

Vehicle: 2019 Mazda CX-9 4 Dr Sport Utility Signature with 2000 KM of Tire Wear

Anonymous made this review on 12/31/2019 and is a Confident, Experienced Driver

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