Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter Review

The Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter is one of Bridgestone Firestone’s latest additions to the Fuel Fighter lineup that emphasizes fuel economy. These tires are designed for use with cars and minivans.

In our in-depth Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter review, we’ll cover everything you need to know about these exciting tires, including key features, warranty details, and prices.

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Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter Tires (Our Review)

Overall Assessment

The Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter incorporates the latest Fuel Fighter technology that minimizes rolling resistance for reduced fuel consumption. And it doesn’t just end there; the two steel belts inside the tire are designed to provide enough strength while also being as lightweight as possible, which further improves its fuel economy.

The tire flaunts a silica-infused rubber compound with an asymmetric tread pattern that provides you with exceptional dry traction. Wet traction is another area that the Champion Fuel Fighter excels at. With four circumferential grooves, this tire does an excellent job when it comes to dispersing water away, giving you a solid grip on wet pavement.

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The tire is quite comfortable and quiet, even if your car is loaded with passengers and luggage, though it may struggle a bit on rough roads. Additionally, the deep sipes give the Champion good traction in light snow. However, we wouldn’t recommend you to use it in deep snow.

Finally, the tire is backed by an excellent tread warranty.

Pros:

  • Excellent fuel economy
  • Good dry and wet traction 
  • Can be used to drive in light snow and on ice
  • Provides a comfortable and quiet ride

Cons:

  • Not suitable for use in heavy snow
  • Performance on rough roads is a bit off-point

Vehicles That Can Use Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter

The Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter is perfect for many vehicles, including minivans, coupes, sedans, and crossovers. Here are some of the most popular car models that can use this tire:

  • Ford Fusion, Focus, Taurus
  • BMW M3
  • Subaru Outback
  • Chevrolet Sonic, Malibu, Cruze
  • Honda CR-V Civic, Accord
  • Hyundai Elantra, Genesis
  • Mazda3
  • Toyota Yaris, Corolla, Matrix
  • Volkswagen Golf, Jetta
  • Chrysler Sebring

Sizes and Specs

SizeAvailable Specs
14 Inches185/60R14 82H BW
15 Inches175/65R15 84H BW
185/55R15 82H BW
185/60R15 84T BW
185/65R15 88H BW
195/55R15 85H BW
195/60R15 88H BW
195/65R15 91H BW
205/60R15 91H BW
205/65R15 94H BW
205/70R15 96T BW
205/55R16 91H BW
205/60R16 92H BW
215/60R15 94H BW
215/70R15 98T BW
16 Inches195/50R16 84H BW
195/55R16 87H BW
205/50R16 87H BW
205/65R16 95H BW
215/55R16 93H BW
215/60R16 95T BW
215/60R16 95V BW
215/65R16 98T BW
225/60R16 98H BW
225/65R16 100H BW
225/70R16 103T BW
235/60R16 100T BW
235/65R16 103T BW
17 Inches205/50R17 89V BW
215/45R17 87V BW
215/50R17 95V XL BW
215/55R17 94V BW
215/60R17 96T BW
215/65R17 99T BW
225/45R17 91V BW
225/50R17 94V BW
225/55R17 97V BW
225/60R17 99H BW
225/65R17 102T BW
235/45R17 97H XL BW
235/55R17 99H BW
235/60R17 102H BW
235/65R17 104T BW
18 Inches215/55R18 95H BW
225/45R18 95V XL BW
225/50R18 95T BW
225/60R18 100H BW
235/45R18 94V BW
235/55R18 100V BW

Prices

The Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter retails at a starting price of $72. It’s not the cheapest tire out there, but with its fuel-saving design, it’s worth the extra cash. Prices vary according to size and specs, as well as the dealer.

Warranty

Firestone provides a 5-year tread warranty for this tire, but your warranty will expire once you hit 70,000 miles.

Tire uniformity is covered for the first 1/32” of wear, while materials and workmanship are covered for 5 years, with up to 3 years of free replacements. You also get a 30-day grace period.

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Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter Tire Customer Review

Michael Allen says: “It’s so easy for the manufacturer to claim that its tire will save you on fuel costs, but unless I actually try the tire myself, I won’t be convinced. Surprisingly, the Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter did save me some cash over the past 2 months, and with such a solid performance, there’s really nothing to complain about. I wish I had bought a set a long time ago”

Michael Allen posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review

Jason E. says: “I’ve always had a problem with gas consumption, especially that my BMW M3 is a gas eater with its huge engine. After putting on these tires, I’ve noticed that I’m spending less on gas than I’ve ever used to. I definitely recommend these.”

Jason E. posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review

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