Formula One Autocentres reviews

What people are saying about us...

Jan 6, 2017

The staff were very friendly and did their utmost to accommodate me and explain the work to be done. Will definitely use F1 again. Oxford

Jan 11, 2017

Excellent service. I'd ordered the wrong tyres online, but this was not a problem and the correct ones were speedily ordered in for me to be fitted a couple of days later. Prompt refund once the computer glitches were sorted out.. Nothing seemed too much trouble, seems a really good team and would definitely use again. Michelle, Rotherham

Jan 2, 2017

Had by my own fault mis booked my appointment and the centre managed to fit me in immediately as I was travelling that morning. Many thanks for an excellent service . Rachel, Fareham

Jan 4, 2017

Fantastic and friendly service as usual. The service was very thorough. Bristol (St. Philips)

Jan 8, 2017

Booking on line was easy, the reception staff are great and the car was finished early. I am not 'interested in cars' so I rely on advice and the staff at Chelmsford are informative and never patronising, unlike some of the Dealerships. Many thanks. John, Chelmsford

Jan 2, 2017

Always a great service at your Chatham branch! Good prices too, would highly recommend! Chatham

Jan 2, 2017

Shane was very helpful and went over and above what I would normally expect to help me as a customer. He persevered in trying to sort out a problem with an airbag light to get my car through its MOT. Excellent service. Regards Clive Peterborough

Dec 27, 2016

Really helpful and cheery service from Ian today, will definitely use Glasshouse street again in future Nottingham (Glasshouse Street)

Jan 2, 2017

Very helpful staff, I had tyres fitted but took advantage of the free tracking check As it turned out 3 of 4 wheels were out one badly The member of staff took time out to be Xperia,win in detail the problem. He then fixed very quickly My car handles noticeably better Thank you Phil Cannock

Dec 30, 2016

The staff responded to my request promptly, they undertook the work immediately, they were helpful and polite, and they completed the work thoroughly and in good time.I will always use them as they are very accomodsting of my work commitments. Wisbech

Jan 6, 2017

Quick, efficient, friendly and extremely reasonable. Will certainly use again Kate, Harlow

Jan 4, 2017

Fast, friendly and efficient service. I return to Formula One Autocentres because they provide an honest service at a competitive price. Thank you! Maidstone

Jan 11, 2017

Service is brilliant....staff are helpful and explain in detail to what needs to be driving be. King's Lynn

Jan 6, 2017

Due to my vehicle breaking down I had to cancel my booking on the same morning. Staff helpful and changed my tyres on the next day Ipswich

Jan 9, 2017

Great service. MOT failed, but garage was able to do all the recommended repairs within the same day. Very happy. Leicester

Jan 9, 2017

Great team, nice and friendly and they made my visit feel very welcoming!!! Burton

Jan 11, 2017

I am very happy with Formula One, they are always friendly and helpful no matter the issue. I feel confident that my car will be treated well by them. Reading

Jan 1, 2017

I have used this branch on several occasions. The service is excellent and prices represent true value for money. I recommend them to anyone. Nottingham (Lenton Lane)

Dec 28, 2016

Excellent customer service by manager and technicians. Not many service orientated business use your name or sir and madam nowadays. Great service and beat prices is a winning combination Cheltenham

Jan 8, 2017

The service was excellent and I highly recommended this autocentre to my friends . Crawley

Jan 15, 2017

Very pleased with service, would definitely use again. Have already recommended you to work colleagues. Swindon

Dec 30, 2016

Brilliant as always, helpful and informative, reasonably priced and fast. Well done and thank you. King's Lynn

Dec 31, 2016

Good service and car ready earlier than expected. I will use this centre again Crawley

Jan 13, 2017

I've used this branch for a while now and really can't fault the service I've received would definitely recommend to friends and family. Northampton (Gambrel Road)

Jan 1, 2017

I received great service from very helpful, happy staff. I have already recommended them. Bury St Edmunds

Dec 25, 2016

Very helpful staff, nothing too much trouble. Will be booking both my cars in for servicing and mot soon. Grantham

Jan 13, 2017

A positive,friendly service yet again.I would highly recommend formula one,for service,price.All staff are friendly.Many thanks. Bury St Edmunds

Jan 2, 2017

Exceptional service, my tyres came in the day before my booked appointment and i got a call asking me if i wanted to pop in and have them fitted straight away. Muhammad, Slough

Jan 9, 2017

Great service, team very helpful even when under pressure from large amount of customers Chatham

Jan 1, 2017

Probably wouldn't use the mobile service although a good idea. As always, very friendly, polite and knowledgeable service. Thank you F1 Cheltenham. Cheltenham

Dec 26, 2016

Awesome management and great customer service. Only delay was waiting for the parts to arrive but my expectations were set on this. Slough

Jan 4, 2017

Excellent service and very friendly staff as usual! Absolutely the best garage in Lichfield by far. Won't go anywhere else! Lichfield

Jan 7, 2017

Courteous staff and quick tyre fitting at excellent prices- will definitely recommend. Blackheath

Dec 30, 2016

The staff at the Dunstable branch are a credit to your company, they are always friendly and most helpful. I have used this branch a few times in the past for tyres,wheel alignment, brake pads and now just had my wife's car MOT'd there Keep up the good work Jay, Dunstable

Jan 5, 2017

Very helpful as my car needed some work and was quick and accruate on the quote to repair. Had the vehicle back the same day no hidden extras. Stevenage (London Road)

Jan 12, 2017

Very Friendly Staff, was extremely pleased with the quality of service and the end product. Farnborough

Jan 8, 2017

Prices always good. Staff are always pleasant and helpful. Good service all round! Burton

Jan 1, 2017

I had my first MOT at the garage in Grafton Street and found them to be really helpful. I moved but live close to the garage in Gambrel Road so booked my MOT with you again and was so pleased I had! My car failed it's MOT on both occasions but the staff were so helpful and friendly and had it fixed with in no time! I will definitely be booking my next MOT with Formula 1 Autocentres! Rob, Northampton (Gambrel Road)

Jan 15, 2017

Staff were very helpful. Although there was an issue with one of my tyres fitting, after a quick chat on the phone it was sorted the next day free of charge. The facilities were very well maintained and a nice place to be in. A great service all round. Dartford

Jan 1, 2017

I was told there would be a possible 30min delay before my tYres could be fitted but I was pleased this reduced to 5mins. As this was all prepaid on internet I was back on the road in 40mins. GREAT JOB. Thanks guys. Northampton (Gambrel Road)

Jan 9, 2017

I would like to give a huge thank you to the staff at F1 Norwich! I dropped my car off for MOT and was completed (with additional works that needed to be completed - new rear tyre & rear bulb) within the hour. The staff kept me notified with everything that needs to be kept an eye on in future and even listed some common faults that I should look out for. I found the staff incredibly friendly and welcoming and will be coming back for anything I need doing in the future. I will also be highly recommending this centre to my friends/family. Thanks for your great service! robert, Norwich

Jan 10, 2017

Staff are very friendly 5-star customer service I thought I'd got definitely would use them all the time Jake, Derby

Jan 12, 2017

I always use F1 Auto for my car and my wife's car for MOT's and tyres and get great customer service from Stuart and all other staff. Stevenage (Boulton Road)

Jan 12, 2017

Always top notch service. Never go anywhere else and always recommend to friends and family. Swindon

Jan 11, 2017

Being recently widowed I have always found the staff very friendly helping me deal with problems that my husband always used to sort out. Nottingham (Lenton Lane)

Dec 27, 2016

Staff were great given it was Christmas eve and would have wanted to go home. Stevenage (Boulton Road)

Jan 2, 2017

Very helpful and professional service, will use again and highly recommend to friends and family Northampton (Gambrel Road)

Dec 29, 2016

Used previously many years ago. Much improved. Very friendly staff. Will use again. Blackheath

Jan 13, 2017

Good service with a free wheel alignment check.Never had free align check in50years of buying tyres Basildon
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The Cooper name has a strong heritage, spanning 100 years back to 1914. Growing rapidly and demonstrating flexibility and patriotism through World War II, they officially becoming Cooper Tires in 1946. Throughout the next five decades the company has established itself as today's preeminent producer of high performance and ultra-high performance tyres.

Cooper 4x4 Tyres


Discoverer A/T3

Cooper Discoverer A/T3

5-Rib All-Terrain Design: The modern all-terrain design is engineered to provide outstanding performance in both on-road and off-road driving applications. The A/T3 tread pattern exploits a combination of features specifically suited to provide solid all-terrain performance, superior all-season traction, excellent stability, confident handling and reliable tread wear.

Broken Centre Rib: The broken centre rib improves soft surface traction without sacrificing handling.

Dual Draft Tread Element Walls: The dual draft angles on the tread element walls aid in reducing stone retention, stone drilling and assist in cut and chip resistance.

Lateral Groove Protectors: Serrated steps in the lateral grooves of the intermediate tread rib reduce the chance of stone retention and stone drilling.

Cooper Discoverer A/T3 Coupled Tread Elements

Coupled Tread Elements: The centre and intermediate tread elements are uniquely designed in pairs affording excellent stability and confident handling.

Discoverer ATS

Cooper Discoverer ATS

Computer Optimised Tread Design: Reduces road noise, improves ride comfort.

Five Rib Tread Pattern With Rounded Shoulder: Unique pattern that creates a 'gripping edge' providing excellent on road traction and handling.

Solid Centre Rib: Helps to reduce tyre noise and promote responsive handling.

Strategically Placed Sipes: Designed to improve handling on wet roads.

Discoverer ATR

Cooper Discoverer ATR

Vtech Optimized Tyre Profile: Using state-of-the-art Vtech computer aided engineering; a mould profile was designed to provide favourable balance of wear and handling characteristics.

Chamfered Tread Elements: As part of their refined shape, the tread elements are strategically chamfered at the sawtooth circumferential grooves and also at the tip of the centre elements to increase element stability to fight irregular wear.

Extensive 'Zig-Zag' Siping: The extensive number of sipes on the centre rib and tread elements are deep to provide for long, dependable traction in all-weather conditions while the ?zig-zag? shape increases the effectiveness of the gripping edges.

Cooper Discoverer ATR Five Rib All Terrain Design

Five Rib All Terrain Design: Provides solid all-terrain performance.

Discoverer A/T

Cooper Discoverer A/T

'Zig-Zag' Tread Block Sipes: Sipes intersect tread element sides for enhanced wet traction.

Modern Sidewall Styling: Available in outlined white letter and black sidewall designs.

All Terrain Design: Allows the tyre to perform equally well on the road and off.

Discoverer L/T

Cooper Discoverer L/T

Long Mileage Tread Compound: Compound ingredients create a tyre that is high on durability and long on mileage.

Radial Performance: Offers performance advantages in handling, fuel economy and tread life over equivalent sized bias ply tyres.

S-Speed Rated All-Weather: All-season light truck tyre.

Discoverer S/T

Cooper Discoverer S/T

Large, Beefy Tread Elements: Designed for off-road applications while providing long, even wear for road use.

All-Weather Tread Compound: Provides excellent performance during all seasons, on or off road and is studable.

Optimised Tread Profile: Distributes contact evenly across the tread for balanced wear.

Bevelled Treadblock Edges: Fights irregular wear and improves self-cleaning capabilities.

Staggered Tread Elements: Breaks up harmonic pitch, significantly reducing tyre noise.

Full Size Range: Wide range of sizes available to fit SUV's and light truck.

Cooper Discoverer S/T Deep Tread And Scalloped Shoulder Design

Deep Tread And Scalloped Shoulder Design: Improves traction in soft surfaces.

Discoverer S/T MAXX

Cooper Discoverer S/T MAXX

Armor-tek³ Carcass Construction: Cooper's proven, class-leading 3-ply Armor-Tek3 construction, contributes to the durability of the S/T Maxx by adding strength to the sidewall and tread area. A unique angled ply construction absorbs and helps dissipate tyre impact forces that can damage a tyre in harsh off-road conditions.

Hybrid 4-5 Rib Tread Pattern: The alternating 4-5 rib tread pattern gives a bold look, while providing enhanced on- and off-road performance.

Asymmetric Dual Draft Tread Element Walls: The asymmetric and dual draft angles along the tread element walls aid in reducing stone retention and stone drilling and increases their resistance to cutting and chipping when used in gravel or off-road applications.

Stone Ejector Ribs: Strategically placed ribs within the lateral grooves of the tread design help to discharge stones and resist stone drilling.

Rut Guard Rib: A continuous rut guard is strategically placed in the upper sidewall area of the tyre, to deflect objects and provide for increased abrasion resistance in tough, uneven terrain.

M+S Rated and Studdable

Cooper Discoverer S/T Maxx Large Tread Elements

Large Tread Elements: The large surface-area tread elements provide positive grip and even wear for excellent on and off-road performance.

Discoverer STT

Cooper Discoverer STT

Armor-tek³ Carcass Construction: The tyre's heavy duty carcass is constructed of two radial polyester body plies and one angled polyester body ply to deliver 3 plies of protection against impact breaks and bruising.

Deep Buttress Lugs: The new aggressive tread design extends far down the sidewall to enhance its soft surface traction and also provide additional "bite" in rock climbing applications.

Tapered Stone Ejectors: An integral stone ejector rib extends down from the centre lugs to the buttress blocks to help prevent stones and debris from lodging between the tread elements.

Rim Flange Protector: Strategically placed in the lower side wall area, this feature helps protect the wheel and tyre from hazards in off-road driving conditions.

Full Size Range: A full range of high flotation and light truck metric sizes with outline white letters and black sidewalls fulfils the needs of the majority of off-road vehicles.

Cooper Discoverer STT Super Traction Tread

Super Traction Tread: Computer designed, non-directional tread employs features such as deep buttress lugs, notched and scalloped shoulder lugs, and a unique centre traction zone for tough off-road driving.

Discoverer M&S

Cooper Discoverer M&S

Snow Groove Design Technology: Provides biting edges for snow and ice traction without reducing tread element stiffness. Capitalises on the highest traction characteristics of 'snow on snow' versus 'snow on rubber'.

D Square D2 Sipe Technology: A dense 'zig-zag' sipe pattern further enhances winter performance while maintaining excellent wet traction. The sipes are deep to provide performance benefits throughout the life of the tyre.

Strategically Placed Stud Pin Holes: Provide enhanced stud retention while delivering optimum traction on ice.

All-Terrain Design: Allows the tyre to perform equally well on the road and off.

F1 Autocentres now stock Cooper 4x4 Tyres at very competitive prices. To find out more about the Cooper Tire range visit Cooper Tires or to buy your next Cooper 4x4 tyre online use our simple tyre finder tool to find the correct tyres for your car.

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