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Federal Formoza FD2

235/55 ZR17 103W XL

Federal - High-quality tyres from Taiwan.

Tyre size
235/55 ZR17 103W  Change 
Stock Level
limited stock
Type of Tyre
So Summer tyres
Speed Index
W: Approved  up to 270 km/h
EAN
4713959225061
Item No.
GI-R-229438GA
DEX
Client reviews rating
(325)
86.60 £
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Frequently bought together:
  • Total Price:
    378.91 £
    1 x Federal Formoza FD2 235/55 ZR17 103W XL =
    86.60 £
    1 x Castrol 5 Litre Canister =
    32.51 £
The evolution of the FD1, Federal's all new and improved Formoza FD2, all the performance and comfort features of the FD1 plus Federal Technology Center's newest add-on, D.P.E.T. (Disorder Pitch Evolution Theory) to reduce noise levels to the minimum while maintaining performance and handling capabilities. This extension of the popular Formoza series provides the performance and comfort you need, with the looks to crave for.

Features

* Variable sub-grooves in the shoulder blocks further reduces impact noise for improved noise comfort
* 3 in 1 innovative groove design reduces vibration and pulsation frequency disturbing even to the most discerning driver
* Wider Solid Central Rib increases straight line stability and on-center feel
* Wide circumferential grooves and tread pattern promotes rapid water evacuation and prevents hydro-planing for confident and safe driving on wet/damp surfaces
* Computer-designed tread elements + finite element modeling for a stable footprint and even + long tread wear
* Affordable pricing

The Formoza FD2 is an affordable performance tyre suitable for the family car, fleet, government and commercial use.

New from Federal, it features the latest in worldwide tyre technology.

This is the tyre for the quality conscious buyer who wants an affordable performance tyre with excellent life.

EU Tyre Label and Efficiency Classes

The European Union, under CE 1222/2009, has mandated that all tyres manufactured after the date of July 1 2012 for cars and commercial vehicles include standard EU Tyre Labels classifying them by three performance characteristics:fuel efficiency classified from A to G,wet grip classified from A to G, and noise emission in decibels.

Categories of tyres unaffected by this regulation include: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing/sports car tyres, as well as certain types of tyres designed to improve traction such as studded tyres, T-type temporary spare tyres, tyres for cars built before 1990, tyres with a maximum allowed speed of 80km/h, tyres for rims with a diameter less or equal to 254 mm or greater or equal to 635 mm.
This label is intended on one hand to promote economic and ecological efficiency in traffic, as well as increase road safety, and on the other hand to help consumers select appropriate tyres by ensuring a certain degree of product transparency.

Nevertheless, the label has been criticized for only showing a very limited number of characteristics. Professionals argue that tyres have many more features that are important and relevant to road safety, including but not limited to aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, product properties on wet and dry roads other than wet grip, properties on snow.
Tyre manufacturers suggest that the test results from various institutions and industry magazines should remain a very important source of information for the end consumer, because they focus on and rate a wide variety of tyre properties and features.

Federal FORMOZA FD2 tyre review

Average based on 325 test results
Grip in dry conditions
Braking in dry conditions
Grip in wet conditions
Braking in wet conditions
Grip in snow
Driving comfort
Internal noise level
Tyre wear
Fuel consumption
Kilometers driven 4,856,800

19.04.2016 from Zach
These tires are great as far as traction and wear goes, but they started cupping lightly under recommended psi (34). They also aren't that round, simply run your hand against the tread and you'll see for yourself. This causes loud internal road noise. I'd definitely recommend staying away from these tires. I did have one blow out at 80 mph and managed to make it 20 miles further home, so the run flat characteristic is very nice. In short, good wear and traction for a semi sport tire. Roundness is sub par, and they deformed early in their life.

11.09.2014 from chris
very good quality for reasonable price,happy to buy

09.09.2014 from Denis Perret
I have snow tire in winter. This is a must in Colorado.

01.09.2014 from lew
Comfortable and quiet. Wet grip not good, no warning grip lost.

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