BF Goodrich Advantage TA Sport Review – A 2021 Analysis

| Last Updated: August 12, 2021

Designing an all-season tire with excellent all-around performance is no easy task.

Nevertheless, that's what BFG managed with the amazing Advantage T/A Sport.

This is a tire aimed at owners of sedans, coupes, minivans, and crossover vehicles looking for an inexpensive tire they can rely on. 

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TL;DR: BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport

Before starting this review, it is a good idea to look at the pros and cons of this fabulous tire.

BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport

BFGoodrich ADVANTAGE T/A SPORT All-Season Radial Tire - 225/50-17 94V

PROS

  • Good grip on snow and ice
  • Unsurpassed dry performance
  • Excellent wet traction and hydroplaning resistance
  • Amazing balance between price and overall performance

CONS

  • The only downside we found is that it doesn't have as many reported miles as we would like to support its incredible performance ratings

Best For:

Owners of sedans, coupes, crossovers, and minivans used for daily driving looking for a durable and economical tire

BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport Performance Ratings

When evaluating a tire's performance ratings, it is essential to consider how reliable its figures are. In the case of this tire, its 1.2M reported miles are an indication that its ratings are relatively reliable.

This principle applies to all tires within the Grand Touring All-Season segment. Why is this important, you may ask? Simple, while this product ranks 12 out of 57 in that segment, we should note that 6 of the tires above it have less than 1M reported miles, so their numbers could vary drastically in either direction. 

In the coming sections, we will analyze the performance of this tire in different categories. Feel free to jump to any of these sections using the links below.

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BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport Dry Performance

Dry Performance Ratings

Dry Overall

9.2

Cornering Stability

9.0

Dry Traction

9.3

Steering Response

9.1

There is no doubt that the Next Generation ETEC (Equal Tension Containment) System used by BFG on these tires has paid off. With an overall rating of 9.2, the performance is nothing short of incredible. If you are looking for an all-season tire with amazing dry performance, then this product will not disappoint.

BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport Wet Performance

Wet Performance Ratings

Wet Overall

8.9

Hydroplaning Resistance

8.9

Wet Traction

8.9

Another exclusive BFG innovation used in this model is the 3D Active Sipe Technology. This special tread design provides a greater number of biting edges to the tire, which improves wet traction. If you value the enhanced safety that comes with a premium tire, then this is definitely an option to consider.

BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport Snow / Ice Performance

Snow / Ice Performance Ratings

Snow / Ice Overall

7.8

Light Snow Traction

8.6

Deep Snow Traction

7.6

Ice Traction

7.1

A key factor that all-season tires must have is good traction during the winter. Fortunately, this tire provides excellent performance in both snow and ice. If you live in an area where snowy roads are common during the winter, then this tire is definitely one of the best choices to consider.

BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport Comfort Performance

Comfort Performance Ratings

Overall Comfort

8.4

Ride Quality

8.7

Noise

8.0

While it is true that ride quality is not one of BFGoodrich's strong points, we must admit that this product has excellent ratings. If you're looking for a tire that will give you an enjoyable driving experience throughout the year, then you've found it right here.

BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport Treadwear Performance

Treadwear Performance Ratings

Treadwear

8.7

One of the best parameters to judge the value of a tire is its Treadwear performance. In this sense, we must say that this product offers one of the best ratings in its segment. If you are looking for the best cost-benefit ratio, then this tire will be hard to beat.

BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport Warranty

Treadlife Warranty

6-year warranty or 60,000 miles (whichever occurs first). This warranty is halved when the rear and the front tires are different in size.

Uniformity Warranty

Complaints regarding these tires’ uniformity must be subscribed in the first year of use or the first 2/32" of wear.

Workmanship / Materials Warranty

BFGoodrich provides a generous 6-year warranty against defects in workmanship or materials. Moreover, it also offers free tire replacement for the first year, 2/32" wear, or 25% wear.

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Road Hazard Warranty

BFGoodrich does not provide this type of warranty for this tire.

Tire Rack Road Hazard Warranty

On top of the amazing tread life warranty offered by BFGoodrich, this tire features Tire Rack's leading warranty that covers refunds of up to $40 for repairs per tire per occurrence. Moreover, if the tire suffers non-repairable damage within the first 2 years, a refund of the original purchase price or replacement purchase price (whichever is less) will be made.

The combination of incredible Treadwear performance and BFGoodrich's standard warranty make this one of the best choices for everyday driving applications.

BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport Specs & Options

The coverage offered for this product is excellent. You can get this durable tire in sizes ranging from 15 inches to 19 inches and widths from 195 to 245. In terms of its UTQG rating, this tire is rated 600 A A, which is in line with its use on sedans, minivans, and crossovers for everyday use. In this article, you can learn more about the meaning of UTQG and its relevance when choosing your next set of tires.

Another plus has to do with its broad market coverage. Whether you drive a sedan, coupe, minivan, or crossover, chances are you'll have no difficulty finding the right size for your car.

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BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport Reviews

The good job BFG did with this product is evidenced by the overwhelming amount of positive comments that can be found in the reviews. From its amazing cornering grip to its good wet and snow performance, the consensus among drivers is that this is a tire worth recommending.

One of the aspects that caught our attention the most is the positive comments from drivers who have used this tire for more than 65,000 miles in combined highway/city conditions. Unanimously, these drivers have stated that they will repurchase the same tire when replacing it.

The analysis of the reviews only confirms the information in the ratings. That this is a tire that will have no problem meeting all your expectations.

Quick Recap

BFGoodrich ADVANTAGE T/A SPORT All-Season Radial Tire - 225/50-17 94V

BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport

Dry

9.2

Wet

8.9

Snow / Ice

7.8

Comfort

8.4

Treadwear

8.7

End of the Road

It is not common to find a tire as complete as the BFGoodrich Advantage T/A Sport. You could say that BFG has achieved a perfect balance between price and performance in a tire intended for daily use. This is quite a feat considering the enormous competition in the Grand Touring All-Season segment.

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