• Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position Angle view
  • Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position Angle view
  • Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position Angle view
  • Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position Angle view
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Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position

225/50R18

Potenza RE970AS Pole Position

Starting at
$98.99*
Each
$395.96 for 4 tires
taxes and fees not included
Model:
Potenza RE970AS Pole Position
Brand:
Bridgestone
Vehicle Type:
Performance
Tire Type:
All-Season
Segment:
Performance
Speed Rating:
W (168 mph)
Mileage Warranty:
40,000
Sidewall:
Black Letter/Black Wall
Size:
225/50R18
UTQG Rating
Treadwear: 400
Traction: AA
Temperature: A

All warranties are limited to original purchaser on originally installed vehicle. See each warranty at your nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care Store for details and restrictions.

*When you purchase four tires **Price dependent on tire size and geographical location.

Features & Benefits

O-Bead

Improves uniformity and ride comfort through use of a single continuous strand of cable in the bead construction

L.L. Carbon (Long Link)

Helps improve tread wear and resist cracking, chipping and tearing through the use of a special long length carbon structure

Directional Tread Pattern

Maximizes both wet and dry performance, as well as other tire characteristics. By specifying that the tread pattern is to be mounted on the vehicle in a single direction only, the many design compromises found in conventional tires which can be mounted in two directions are eliminated. This provides the ability to include a wider variety of specific performance characteristics such as high resistance to hydroplaning in each tire.

Spiral Wrap

Encircles the whole tire with a continuous nylon wrap , helping the tire hold its original shape to improve high speed capability.

Hard sidewall filler

Helps resist distortion at high speeds and while cornering.

Steel belt construction

Adds durability and resists punctures

CO-CS (Computer Optimized Component System)

Maximizes tire performance by optimizing the appropriate combination of tread design, casing shape, materials, and construction.

Lateral Grooves

Efficient evacuation and channeling of water that helps reduce hydroplaning and improves wet traction

Circumferential tread grooves

Evacuates and channels water efficiently to help reduce hydroplaning and to improve wet traction

All-Season Tread Design

Enhances year-round performance with open-slotted shoulders.

NOTE: Verification of the vehicle's rim size must be completed if the vehicle model is available in one or more O.E. rim width options or if the vehicle is currently equipped with non-original equipment rims. Original equipment sizes are based on the best information currently available to us. Variations based on options or changes by the manufacturer may change the original equipment size on your vehicle. Please verify the size listed matches the tire size listed on your vehicle (usually found in the door jamb) or in the Owner's Manual. Replacement of tires with a speed rating less than the original equipment tires may reduce performance and handling.
NOTE: We make every effort to ensure that the following search results are up-to-date and accurately presented. Some variables, including vehicle modifications, "Plus Size" fitments or search menu selection errors, may result in incorrect data. If you have any questions regarding the correct product for your vehicle, please contact a Customer Service Advisor at your local store who will assist you in selecting the correct size.
NOTE: Winter driving presents special challenges for vehicle mobility. The use of winter tires while improving traction performance in snow and ice — requires special care with regard to acceleration, braking, cornering and speed. It is important to drive with care, not only on snow and ice, but on dry and wet roads as well. In winter driving conditions, vehicle control — and safe operation — under braking and cornering is especially dependent upon the rear tires. For this reason, winter tires are best applied to all wheel positions. Some vehicles have specific recommendations regarding winter tires and their usage; always check and follow the vehicle tire placard and/or the vehicle owner's manual.

Winter tires are best applied to all wheel positions. If winter tires are applied to the front axle of any vehicle, they must also be installed on the rear. Do not apply winter tires to only the front axle — this applies to all passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks, including front wheel drive, 4X4 and all-wheel drive vehicles. If winter tires are applied to the rear axle of any vehicle, it is recommended (but not required) that they be installed on the front axle. All winter tires applied should be the same speed rating. It is generally acceptable to apply winter tires with a lower speed rating than the Original Equipment/All Season tires for use in winter conditions; however, speed should be reduced accordingly. Vehicles should never exceed the "top speed" of the lowest speed-rated tire on the vehicle. Otherwise, tire failure could result. Winter tires operated in summer conditions may wear rapidly. Studded tires, where legally allowed, follow the same recommendations above.

Specifications

SPEED RATING

U124mph (Y)186+mph T118mph W168mph V149mph Q99mph S112mph R106mph Y186mph H130mph Z149+mph

DETAILED TIRE SPECIFICATION

Available Sizes Speed Rating Load Index Mileage
205/55R16 W 91 40000
225/50R16 W 92 40000
235/55R17 W 99 40000
215/50R17 XL W 95 40000
225/50R17 XL W 98 40000
235/50R17 W 96 40000
215/45R17 XL W 91 40000
225/45R17 XL W 94 40000
235/45R17 XL W 97 40000
245/45R17 XL W 99 40000
245/40R17 W 91 40000
225/50R18 W 95 40000
215/45R18 XL W 93 40000
225/45R18 W 91 40000
235/45R18 XL W 98 40000
245/45R18 XL W 100 40000
255/45R18 W 99 40000
225/40R18 XL W 92 40000
235/40R18 XL W 95 40000
245/40R18 XL W 97 40000
255/40R18 XL W 99 40000
265/40R18 XL W 101 40000
255/35R18 XL W 94 40000
265/35R18 XL W 97 40000
275/35R18 W 95 40000
245/45R19 W 98 40000
225/40R19 XL W 93 40000
245/40R19 XL W 98 40000
255/40R19 XL W 100 40000
275/40R19 W 101 40000
235/35R19 XL W 91 40000
245/35R19 XL W 93 40000
255/35R19 XL W 96 40000
275/35R19 W 96 40000
295/30R19 XL W 100 40000
245/40R20 XL W 99 40000
255/35R20 XL W 97 40000
275/35R20 XL W 102 40000
285/30R20 XL W 99 40000

Safety Warning:
Serious injury may result from tire failure due to underinflation/overloading. Follow owner's manual and tire placard in vehicle.

NOTE: Verification of the vehicle's rim size must be completed if the vehicle model is available in one or more O.E. rim width options or if the vehicle is currently equipped with non-original equipment rims. Original equipment sizes are based on the best information currently available to us. Variations based on options or changes by the manufacturer may change the original equipment size on your vehicle. Please verify the size listed matches the tire size listed on your vehicle (usually found in the door jamb) or in the Owner's Manual. Replacement of tires with a speed rating less than the original equipment tires may reduce performance and handling.
NOTE: We make every effort to ensure that the following search results are up-to-date and accurately presented. Some variables, including vehicle modifications, "Plus Size" fitments or search menu selection errors, may result in incorrect data. If you have any questions regarding the correct product for your vehicle, please contact a Customer Service Advisor at your local store who will assist you in selecting the correct size.
NOTE: Winter driving presents special challenges for vehicle mobility. The use of winter tires while improving traction performance in snow and ice — requires special care with regard to acceleration, braking, cornering and speed. It is important to drive with care, not only on snow and ice, but on dry and wet roads as well. In winter driving conditions, vehicle control — and safe operation — under braking and cornering is especially dependent upon the rear tires. For this reason, winter tires are best applied to all wheel positions. Some vehicles have specific recommendations regarding winter tires and their usage; always check and follow the vehicle tire placard and/or the vehicle owner's manual.

Winter tires are best applied to all wheel positions. If winter tires are applied to the front axle of any vehicle, they must also be installed on the rear. Do not apply winter tires to only the front axle — this applies to all passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks, including front wheel drive, 4X4 and all-wheel drive vehicles. If winter tires are applied to the rear axle of any vehicle, it is recommended (but not required) that they be installed on the front axle. All winter tires applied should be the same speed rating. It is generally acceptable to apply winter tires with a lower speed rating than the Original Equipment/All Season tires for use in winter conditions; however, speed should be reduced accordingly. Vehicles should never exceed the "top speed" of the lowest speed-rated tire on the vehicle. Otherwise, tire failure could result. Winter tires operated in summer conditions may wear rapidly. Studded tires, where legally allowed, follow the same recommendations above.

Warranty

Full Warranty (2.21 MB)

NOTE: Verification of the vehicle's rim size must be completed if the vehicle model is available in one or more O.E. rim width options or if the vehicle is currently equipped with non-original equipment rims. Original equipment sizes are based on the best information currently available to us. Variations based on options or changes by the manufacturer may change the original equipment size on your vehicle. Please verify the size listed matches the tire size listed on your vehicle (usually found in the door jamb) or in the Owner's Manual. Replacement of tires with a speed rating less than the original equipment tires may reduce performance and handling.
NOTE: We make every effort to ensure that the following search results are up-to-date and accurately presented. Some variables, including vehicle modifications, "Plus Size" fitments or search menu selection errors, may result in incorrect data. If you have any questions regarding the correct product for your vehicle, please contact a Customer Service Advisor at your local store who will assist you in selecting the correct size.
NOTE: Winter driving presents special challenges for vehicle mobility. The use of winter tires while improving traction performance in snow and ice — requires special care with regard to acceleration, braking, cornering and speed. It is important to drive with care, not only on snow and ice, but on dry and wet roads as well. In winter driving conditions, vehicle control — and safe operation — under braking and cornering is especially dependent upon the rear tires. For this reason, winter tires are best applied to all wheel positions. Some vehicles have specific recommendations regarding winter tires and their usage; always check and follow the vehicle tire placard and/or the vehicle owner's manual.

Winter tires are best applied to all wheel positions. If winter tires are applied to the front axle of any vehicle, they must also be installed on the rear. Do not apply winter tires to only the front axle — this applies to all passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks, including front wheel drive, 4X4 and all-wheel drive vehicles. If winter tires are applied to the rear axle of any vehicle, it is recommended (but not required) that they be installed on the front axle. All winter tires applied should be the same speed rating. It is generally acceptable to apply winter tires with a lower speed rating than the Original Equipment/All Season tires for use in winter conditions; however, speed should be reduced accordingly. Vehicles should never exceed the "top speed" of the lowest speed-rated tire on the vehicle. Otherwise, tire failure could result. Winter tires operated in summer conditions may wear rapidly. Studded tires, where legally allowed, follow the same recommendations above.

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NOTE: Verification of the vehicle's rim size must be completed if the vehicle model is available in one or more O.E. rim width options or if the vehicle is currently equipped with non-original equipment rims. Original equipment sizes are based on the best information currently available to us. Variations based on options or changes by the manufacturer may change the original equipment size on your vehicle. Please verify the size listed matches the tire size listed on your vehicle (usually found in the door jamb) or in the Owner's Manual. Replacement of tires with a speed rating less than the original equipment tires may reduce performance and handling.
NOTE: We make every effort to ensure that the following search results are up-to-date and accurately presented. Some variables, including vehicle modifications, "Plus Size" fitments or search menu selection errors, may result in incorrect data. If you have any questions regarding the correct product for your vehicle, please contact a Customer Service Advisor at your local store who will assist you in selecting the correct size.
NOTE: Winter driving presents special challenges for vehicle mobility. The use of winter tires while improving traction performance in snow and ice — requires special care with regard to acceleration, braking, cornering and speed. It is important to drive with care, not only on snow and ice, but on dry and wet roads as well. In winter driving conditions, vehicle control — and safe operation — under braking and cornering is especially dependent upon the rear tires. For this reason, winter tires are best applied to all wheel positions. Some vehicles have specific recommendations regarding winter tires and their usage; always check and follow the vehicle tire placard and/or the vehicle owner's manual.

Winter tires are best applied to all wheel positions. If winter tires are applied to the front axle of any vehicle, they must also be installed on the rear. Do not apply winter tires to only the front axle — this applies to all passenger cars, SUVs and light trucks, including front wheel drive, 4X4 and all-wheel drive vehicles. If winter tires are applied to the rear axle of any vehicle, it is recommended (but not required) that they be installed on the front axle. All winter tires applied should be the same speed rating. It is generally acceptable to apply winter tires with a lower speed rating than the Original Equipment/All Season tires for use in winter conditions; however, speed should be reduced accordingly. Vehicles should never exceed the "top speed" of the lowest speed-rated tire on the vehicle. Otherwise, tire failure could result. Winter tires operated in summer conditions may wear rapidly. Studded tires, where legally allowed, follow the same recommendations above.
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