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

I purchased these tires to replace the stock Dunlop sp2050 summer tires on my Mazdaspeed3. The michelins not only have higher overall grip but ride more smoothly and quietly. They still look phenomenal after 10k miles, with the lowest tire still measuring over 8/32nds with lots of spirited driving. I turn off traction control and spin them at least weekly.I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ContiProContact

These came standard on my 2010 Outback. They are great tires in the summer, including in the rain, but once a little snow starts to fall or it'd cold enouhg for ice, they're terrible. They are very quick to hydroplane and lose traction, especially in the slush that forms on highways during a storm, even at low to moderate speeds. Braking and steering are...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia

I have a 2009 Chevy Traverse and replaced the OEM Goodyears with these. What a positive difference. Traction is much better, noise is much better and handling is much better. I usually don't write reviews, but I would highly recomend thes tires. My Gas mileage wnet up as well. I live in Minnesota and have driven them since the fall. Snow, Ice, rain, it...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General AltiMAX RT43 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

I held off on reviewing this tire until I had a few miles on this set. I now have almost 20,000 miles on them and they look like new. I had Michelins on my Mazda 6 prior to replacing them with the Generals. I have replaced Michelins in the past because I found them to be terrible in the rain and snow as well as noisy when cornering. The Altimax tires corner...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Wrangler HP

I purchased my Ram with 7000 miles on it. I just replaced them at 48,000. They still had a little life in them but wanted to buy new tires while I could afford to. They would have lasted longer had I rotated them more. I did not purchase a new set of these, despite my high rating. It's hard to justify spending money on something that overall doesn't get a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus

These tires...oh these tires are out of this world! Responsiveness in wet and dry conditions is amazing. Hugging turns going 80 mph, doesn't even feel like I'm turning. Now I must admit, I work for the company who sells these, BUT I am the first one to be skeptical of anything on my car. As a principle I do not purchase tires with less than a 70k mileage...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position

I like these well enough to buy another set. They're much better than the OEM Continentals the car came with. Those only lasted for 19K miles, and that with having to replace three of them after hitting potholes in Boston--pretty weak. The 970's feel solid, hang in the corners and do pretty well in the snow. They were pretty quiet up till 35K miles, but now...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus

These tires are a wonderful improvement over the Goodyear Assurance original equipment, which we replaced after 30,000 miles due to thinning tread and increasing noise. Night and day difference; much improved ride quality, much lower (almost silent) road noise, and significantly improved turn in response with crisp handling on both dry and wet pavement.The...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Purchased my 2013 2 LTZ Malibu new and all was well with the OEM Goodyear RSA tires until the first winter arrived.I was very concerned because the car was almost undriveable even in light snow.Granted this is a performance car with wide 19 inch tires but I was not expecting such poor/dangerous performance with a OEM all season spec tire.Somehow I made it...  Read More

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

I am very particular about my tires. Here is why and this is my story. I have driven many types of vehicles with many different makes of tires. The difference between a good and bad tire can be the difference between life or death!! That said, everyone has near misses with the crazies on the road! No one is perfect but, you get what you pay for. When I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General G-MAX AS-03

So far after about 18-20 months with them on my VW Jetta 2.0T, wear has been outstanding, dry handling good, exceptional wet handling and surprisingly they are actually ok in the snow! I don't bother with winter rubber on this car, if it gets bad out there we have a truck, so no worries. The price for these was very competitive which sealed the deal. If I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich Radial Long Trail T/A

These are the tires that came on the truck when I bought it new, and I will let the mileage say enough about durability. Even after multiple repairs from running over nails, screws, and a chunk of wood, these tires have lasted well. Only recently (past year) have I noticed significant deterioration in performance on wet pavement from when I first drove on...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak W965

I have worked for a Ski company for 19 years and travel to mountains all winter. I also pull a 16 ft. Trailer loaded with equipment. This is and will be the only tire I will buy as long I drive in snow. I have avoided many deer in the middle of the night on snowy roads in the mountains. I switch them out and put a regular summer tread on when the snow stops...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXV4

This tire was recommended by the Tire Rack and Michelin sites for this vehicle, a 1999 MB CL500 coupe with 110,000 miles in exceptional condition, incl suspension. Tires are 100 H series (135mph max).I have owned many brands (eight by count) and buy Michelin's, due to the consistent performance, durability and quality. Car has the M119 high performance...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Defender

I've had my set for 6 months, and a little over 12,000 miles. I can honestly say that this is the best all-around, all-season tire that I've ever driven on. For city driving, the braking and acceleration, on wet, icy and snowy conditions had been excellent: predictable and sure. This tire's performance at highway speeds ranging from 65mph - 110mph, over long...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

Just put these tires on yesterday, before today's snow storm. I live in the mountains, on windy back roads, with a 1200 foot unpaved, uphill driveway. I'm a high mileage commuter, so I don't skimp on rubber. It's been snowing all day today, so I decided to try out the new X-ice 3's I just put on. These are my 3rd set of Winter tires. Living where I do, with...  Read More

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

Bought a set of these P7s to replace the notoriously noisy Turanza EL400-02's that came on my used 2012 Mazda 3. The reduction in noise level on the highway was stunning and that alone was enough to be worth the cost. Then I took them for a spirited drive on my favorite hilly road nearby where they were smooth, stable, and predictable. And just last night I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

My SUV came with Michelin Primacy MXM4 and my TL Type S has the same tires so I wanted to stay with Michelin. So far I could not be happier with these tires. I can't wait until we get a big snow storm to try them out in deep snow. One thing I did was buy new wheels so I can change the tires myself when the season's change.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus

Nothing brings out the performance of your auto more than a good set of tires. With 45,000 miles on them, the OEM tires were getting noisy and starting to wear unevenly (a given with BMW rear tires). Time to buy tires and get back to Bridgestone.I have tried several other brands over the years but nothing performs like the And just when you think they have...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia

These tires have been on the MDX for about 1 year and I would definitely buy these again. Dry, wet & snow traction has been good in Cleveland, Ohio. The tire noise on my MDX is significantly less than the tire noise on my wife's TSX with Goodyear Eagle GT's [so much so that the GT's need to be replaced]. I rotate them every 3-4 months at every oil change. My...  Read More