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#3342077 - 04/14/14 01:59 AM New Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza PLUS
The Critic Offline


Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 18859
Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
This appears to be a revised edition of the popular Dueler H/L Alenza tire.

From my research, Bridgestone targeted improved treadwear, reduced rolling resistance and more sustainable manufacturing processes with this new tire.

http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/2014...h-l-alenza-plus

http://www.moderntiredealer.com/channel/...uxury-tire.aspx

http://www.bridgestone-firestone.com/corporate/news/140403a.html

Based on the sizes shown on TireRack, the pricing is up slightly (no big deal) and there seem to be more sizes available than before.

I think this will end up being a very competitive offering for drivers who are looking for a long-wearing tire. Tires are not cheap for these newer CUVs that have large wheels, so it's good to have another quality option available. I'm sure Costco will start stocking these, since they are becoming a big seller for Bridgestone.

Has anyone tried these out?
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#3342149 - 04/14/14 07:19 AM Re: New Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza PLUS [Re: The Critic]
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Registered: 04/24/09
Posts: 1042
Loc: Gulf Coast
If these are anything like the original versions they will be superb.

We put over 50,000 miles on a set of the 1st gen when they first came out and at that point the tires were not even half worn yet. Never needed re-balancing the entire time either, with plenty of traction throughout. Great all around SUV/truck tire.

Between these and the Dueler Ecopias, Bridgestone has really stepped up their tire choices. Competition is good for everyone.
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#3342158 - 04/14/14 07:33 AM Re: New Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza PLUS [Re: stranger706]
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Registered: 12/28/11
Posts: 1809
Loc: NewYorkistan
Replaced the horrible stock Michelin's at 31k on the Armada with the original version of the Dueler. Yes, 31k and the tread was gone. Worse tire I've had the displeasure to own. The Bridgestone's on the other hand, are 42k and still doing just fine. Excellent, well balanced tire between all aspects of rain, snow, noise, tread wear, etc...

By late fall will be replacing with a new set at about 50-55k mark.
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#3352710 - 04/25/14 10:38 AM Re: New Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza PLUS [Re: The Critic]
D189379 Offline


Registered: 09/01/04
Posts: 1283
Loc: Canada City, Canada
Originally Posted By: The Critic
This appears to be a revised edition of the popular Dueler H/L Alenza tire.

From my research, Bridgestone targeted improved treadwear, reduced rolling resistance and more sustainable manufacturing processes with this new tire.

http://www.tirebusiness.com/article/2014...h-l-alenza-plus

http://www.moderntiredealer.com/channel/...uxury-tire.aspx

http://www.bridgestone-firestone.com/corporate/news/140403a.html

Based on the sizes shown on TireRack, the pricing is up slightly (no big deal) and there seem to be more sizes available than before.

I think this will end up being a very competitive offering for drivers who are looking for a long-wearing tire. Tires are not cheap for these newer CUVs that have large wheels, so it's good to have another quality option available. I'm sure Costco will start stocking these, since they are becoming a big seller for Bridgestone.

Has anyone tried these out?


I just got a set mounted for my wife's RDX at Costco last night. I'll hopefully be putting them on this weekend.

I've always had good luck with the many different types of Bridgestone Dueler tires, from Revo's to the AT695's. Hopefully these keep me buying them.


Edited by D189379 (04/25/14 10:40 AM)

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#3400757 - 06/18/14 05:03 PM Re: New Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza PLUS [Re: The Critic]
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Registered: 08/30/04
Posts: 18859
Loc: Walnut Creek, CA
Any updates?

I need to buy a set of tires and it's between these, the Yokohama YK580, or the new Pirelli Scorpion Verde Plus.
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