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Lateral Groove - A quiet, comfortable ride with great traction and braking
Straight Center Rib Block - Helps directional driving stability at high speeds UTQG 400AA
The CP671 provides high performance with a quite comfortable ride. Designed for all seasons, CP671’s straight wide grooves channel away water to maximize traction and avoid hydroplaning on wet roads. Acceleration is no problem, at high speeds the straight center rib block aides in direction driving and the lateral groove assure reliable traction and braking. The CP671 is the OE tire for Kia Optima, Soul and Sportage, as well as Hyundai Veloster and Elantra Touring.
The European Union has introduced the EU Tyre Label by Regulation (No. 1222/2009) identically and bindingly for all EU member states. It applies to passenger car tyres, light commercial vehicle tyres and heavy commercial vehicle tyres produced after 01.07.2012.
Three different areas are tested: rolling resistance, wet grip and the rolling noise the tyre makes on the road.
The following are not affected by the EU Tyre Label: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing tyres, tyres with additional devices to improve traction such as spiked tyres, T-type emergency tyres, special tyres for fitting to vehicles first registered before 1 October 1990, tyres with a maximum authorised speed of 80 km/h, tyres for rims with a nominal diameter of 254 mm or less or 635 mm or more.
With this regulation, the European Union is pursuing the goal of promoting economic and ecological efficiency in road traffic as well as increasing road safety on the one hand, and on the other hand, granting consumers more product transparency and at the same time serving as an active decision-making aid.
Already during the incorporation, experts criticise the fact that the EU Tyre Label unfortunately only shows a few product characteristics. Apart from rolling resistance, wet grip and rolling noise, which are the main focus of EU tyre labelling, tyres have much more important and safety-relevant product characteristics, such as aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, braking properties on dry and wet roads, behaviour in wintry conditions, etc.
Tyre manufacturers point out that test results from various institutions and journals remain an important information medium for the end consumer. These tests usually focus on further safety-relevant product characteristics besides the EU standard qualifications for tyre labelling, which are always important for the final customer.
CP671 tyre review
Average based on 19 test results
Grip in dry conditions
Braking in dry conditions
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Braking in wet conditions
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Internal noise level
07.04.2014 from Denny Poor snow capability and excessive road noise discourages me
04.01.2013 from alan good for the price, rides fairly well and handles well when dry. when the roads are wet less than perfect grip.overall very decent tire for the price range.