Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

Only after 1600 miles, I noticed how much quieter these tires were compared to the OEM Pirellis. We just had a light snowfall and these tires performed exactly as I had anticipated. I tried to spin all four tires in the snow, but couldn't. One thing I have not liked about continentals are their softer sidewalls. I am thinking these tires seem to flex more...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Latitude Tour HP

These are the tires that came with the new car and I will not repurchase them. Normally Michelin has a good product that lasts but I will need to replace them because half way through the tread life the do not handle well in the snow and ice. Our SUV is all over the road with these. We get lots of snow and it melts quickly in Boston's west suburbs. We also...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

Just got a set of 4 new DWS for my Audi A4. Have about 500 miles on them. Drove them in the rain a few times and they had good grip. On dry roads, they were fine. Haven't had the chance to try them on snow yet. It seems like a good all around tire and very comfortable, but the Conti Pro Contacts they replaced were far more engaging in terms of steering...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

Amazing tire... Resisted hydroplaning down to 4/32 of tread depth on the front tires. Had all tires on without rotating for 11,000 miles... If rotated the full set of 4 probably could have lasted 20,000 miles with very hard driving. My car is tuned with about 375-400 HP at the wheels and stock Audi S4 pads. The rear tires have about half the original tread...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus

Based on Tire Rack reviews etc. I purchased these tires to replace the original P Zero's. Hard to believe the same company can produce such different tires, nevermind that Audi felt the need to put P Zero's on a car like this. The P7's are great. The ride is smooth, quiet, controlled and the mileage at 32 mpg on the highway is outstanding. Two thumbs up...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

I read product review all of the time but have probably written two in my life. These tires are amazing and I felt compelled to write a review. My Audi A6 wagon now feels like a sports car. Cornering is ridiculous! I can probably hold a steep corner at 90mph but haven't taken it there. During normal driving I have to now constantly look at the odometer...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

In a word: planted. That's how you feel when you take a curve at what would have been an unsafe speed when you still had lesser tires. I can't overstate what a great tire this is for the money. For less than $200 a tire, these are a steal. They transformed my Audi A4 quattro from a nice commuter sedan to a cornering beast. Cornering is now considerably...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

My 2014 Audi S5 came with Pirelli PZero Rosso, 255, 35 YR, 19 tires; great, sticky summer performance tires to be sure. By 10K miles, it was easily time to replace them. They'd become very loud, and the OK wet handling had become squirelly at best. I decided to go with the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 in the same size and speed rating (both are also load rated...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Hankook Ventus V12 evo2

I'm on my third set of the Hancook Ventus V12 evos. Size 225/45/17 on Enki Racing RP-F1 wheels. Car Fwd Audi TT Mk 1 w/uprated HP.Car came with Nexus all weather tires. Comfortable, quiet, adequate. At change time, went to Pirelli P Zero Rosso hi-perf summer tires. Significant positive difference. Even torque steer went up. So did wear! Didn't make it until...  Read More

What Tires are Best for Your Audi Q7?

First available for the 2007 model year, the Audi Q7 has been a popular choice in the full-size luxury SUV/CUV market. Drivers love the vehicle's style, comfort and overall luxurious performance. And you can't forget about the quattro all-wheel drive system. When it comes to replacing tires, there are four popular sizes offered by Audi. Below are some of the...  Read More

The Quietest and Most Comfortable Tire?

With an unparalleled combination of a silky smooth ride and a noise level to match, the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus has charmed its way onto many of our customers' vehicles. At over two million miles reported, the tire has rocketed to the number one position of our survey results. As one of the Tire Rack's test drivers, I wholeheartedly agree. Many...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

Given the compromises of an all-season tire over a dedicated summer or winter tire (which is usually what I have to choose), these tires are the best all-seasons I've ever had. They have excellent wet/dry cornering grip and brake very well. They almost feel like dedicated summer tires. Surprisingly, they do all this and manage to be very quiet. They also...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

I had a set of the Michelin A/S 3's on my 2008 Audi A6 (19 wheels) and loved them -- all aspects of the tire. So I opted for a set on my 2008 Audi A8 Sport (20 wheels) and initially loved the tires, but as time and mileage accrued, I have noticed a marked reduction in wet weather traction and an increase in propensity to hydroplane. I am only about 1/2 way...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Eagle LS

TIre wore down at a pretty good rate. Would buy them again . If i had more to spend i would go back with michelin for my 2001 audi FWD   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3

I purchased my first set of Michelin snow tires after having Blizzaks for the las 3 years. My expectations have been exceeded in all categories. I would run these tires year round if they weren't designated snow tires. I will be purchasing a set of matching summer tires to replace the Pirelli P7's I previously used. I live in Connecticut and as of today, we...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season

Overall I'm impressed with these tires. I was concerned with how they handle in the snow and I was considering snow tires but these tires combined with the Audi Quattro make it impossible to get stuck. I drove through unplowed parking lots with 7 snow with no problem. treadwear is good. I had a couple of problems with blisters from hitting pot holes but that...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ContiCrossContact Winter

Bought these tires just in time for the snow in Europe. Driven 11,000 miles in Germany, Switzerland, and Austria in various snow and ice conditions including crossing through the Alps from Germany to Austria. The all-wheel drive on the Audi definitely helps, but I'm very impressed. These tires also handle much better than the Blizzaks I ran for the previous...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXM4

Buick Regal w AWD may enhanced the performance of this Tire. If selection were not OM I believe I'd have chosen the Continental. That said, Snow, particularly rain the Tire provides a very secure and comfortable drive.The secret to Tires is matching the correct Tire to the Vehicle without doubt. In reading the previous reviews, I'd place an emphasis on the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

Best tire overall I've driven. On this Audi alone, I've had Goodyear LS2 (OE), Conti DWS - huge disappointment, MIchelin Pilot Super Sports, and now these. These steer way better, on my car, than any of the above, including the super sports. Way easier to place/correct mid corner. For the first time I can hear the turbo and the ride is simply more relaxed.A...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4

I have used these tires on both my old 2005 Audi A6 4.2 and my new 2015 Audi A6 TDI. They are great winter tires. They perform well in cold weather and provide good traction in the snow.   Read More