Hankook Optimo H727 Tire Reviews

Hankook Optimo H727 Tire Reviews

Hankook Optimo H727

Actual users of the Hankook Optimo H727 tire rate it at 9.75, 9.86 and 10 on a regular basis in the review section at one major online tire retailer. It’s a premium touring all-season tire.  It comes in sizes from 185/65/14  to 225/55/18.

This tire comes with a whopping 5 year 100,000 mile warranty. Originally it was 4 years, but Hankook is so confidant about this tire they bumped the warranty an extra year back in January 2011.  Amazing. Another major online review  gave the Hankook Optimo H727 a high rating for handling in snow and ice conditions. Only 1 other tire had higher ratings from them, and it was much more expensive.

That was in 2010, now at the end of 2011 this tire is currently ranking number 1 against 23 other tires in the standard all-season category at one major online tire retailer.

In a Tirerack customer survey more people said they would buy this tire again than any of the other tires listed. Folks also gave it the highest ratings in the following categories against 23 other tires.  Voted Number 1 in the following categories:

  • Hydroplaning Resistance
  • Wet Traction
  • Dry Traction
  • Steering Response
  • Cornering Response
  • Light Snow Traction
  • Deep Snow Traction
  • Ice Traction
  • Ride Comfort
  • Noise Level
  • Treadwear

Other Hankook Optimo H727 Tire Reviews

Of the 20 Hankook Optimo H727 tire reviews I’ve read, everyone agreed it’s a great tire except for 1 guy who didn’t like anything about it. His feedback seemed really odd compared to all the other responses. One thing that is of particular interest is the people who live in snow country all liked this tire’s snow traction a lot.

Warranty 100,000 Miles
Treadwear 700
Traction A
Temperature A
Speed Rating T

Additional warranty details: 5 Years / Free replacement first 25% of wear, then prorated until 2/32″ remaining depth.

Click here to download HANKOOK TIRE WARRANTY PDF

The Optimo H727 Standard Touring All Season tire was designed for middle class America that drives the average vehicle like: crossovers, sedans and mini vans.

Hankook Optimo H727 Tread Pattern Photo

Hankook Optimo H727 Tread Pattern

Hankook Optimo H727 Tread Pattern

Key Reasons This Tire Works So Well In So Many Enviroments

  • The solid centerline rib improves driving feel and stability.
  • Four deep grooves evacuate water quickly from the tread foot print for maximum wet weather traction.
  • Converging lateral slots reduce noise and provide greater stability and ride comfort.  This is the reason this tire works so great in all around use.
  • High density siping really makes this tire work great in snow.


What Owner’s Of The Hankook Optimo H727 Have To Say About It

This is what the typical owner say’s about them:

These tires have been amazing. From 20 below in Idaho with snow packed roads to 120 degrees in Nevada including slick roads from the oil after rain. It has been amazing to me to see how perfectly these tires have handled over the past three years. I love them!!


  • Alot of users report excellent snow and ice traction for an All-Season tire.
  • Long life
  • Smooth & Quiet Ride
  • Low Cost


Doesn’t have race type response.  Sorry, that’s all I could find when it came to negative Hankook Optimo H727 tire reviews.

Update: October 2010 | My Personal Experience

I just did a 1200 mile trip all over the state of Ca. and the rental car I had just happened to have a set of Hankook Optimo’s on it. So from my own personal experience running this tire, I have to say they ran pretty smooth and there wasn’t any tread noise and the handling was just fine. Seemed like a very nice tire.

If you’re looking for a tire that has excellent performance in rain, snow and slush, this is it. This is the number 1 tire in it’s category against 23 other tires. Some that cost more money.


About Joe Trent

Joe started out as a tire buster in 1979. He is ASE Certified in suspension & brakes with over 35 years experience.