Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2

Being from NJ, I drove down the Garden State Pkwy during a torrential rain storm and not once I felt unsecured driving on these tires, I could not believe it would not give me any sign of hydroplaning any speed I pushed on (55m/h+) while ALL the cars on front of me had their flashing light on, I was cruising along with no problem at all, the grip was...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3

I purchased these tyres expecting them to be sub-par compared to other rugular snow tyres, but these really impressed me. I have about 7,000 miles on them so far and they have handled terrifically. I would definitely buy these again.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S

Noisiest tire ever!! Louder than the shagged Bridgestone Blizzak's they replaced. I bought these tires because they were inexpensive and have an aggressive tread as a compromise to swapping out dedicated snows every year so I did not expect them to be quiet, but holy cow....my normally quiet sedan now sounds like a turbo prop airplane taxiing down the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

my comments may come across as crude 2 the faint of heart. so, i'll just say move on as i truly mean no harm. 4 those that wish 2 glean some useful info on a tire, don't waist your time reading comments on rubber with less than 7k miles - USELESS DRIBBLE! ok, so much 4 commentary how about the 06.i've had legacy dws on my lex gs 400 / 430 and ls 460 - loved...  Read More

Aftermarket Parts That Increase Your Car's Performance

Are you the kind of driver who likes driving your vehicle a little harder than most other people? Perhaps you're a weekend warrior auto cross racer, or a member of your local SCCA chapter. Or, you could just be a driver who wants some extra performance out of your car for no practical reason other than it makes your commute more fun. Regardless of your...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2

Rubber compound quality is excellent, provides better acceleration and braking distance reduction than its previous generation.... However, these tires have lower side sliding resistance than its previous generation. Tires received harsh wear and were constantly rotated and balanced for testing purposes. Things that stood out: excellent high temperature grip...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

I drive mostly highway (averaging 100 miles a day) commuting from home to work. I reached the 12000 mile mark since buying them about 5 months ago, and noticed the road noise becoming more and more unbearable. I have the radio on between 15 and 20 (max is 40) and the tires still drown out the music. When first mounted, the tires were quiet and very...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

Bought them because they are a little less money, but as it turns out it was a nice surprise . I thought they were going to be rather loud, but after driving on them for a few weeks, they have quieted down tremendously. I had excellent traction on wet roads and I looking forward to winter driving with these. Maybe not a Michelein but a sound buy.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Latitude Tour

my suv came with this tires as factory standard and i must said i am most defenetly please with these tire,1 am very particular with my tires, i have stop buying michellin i was not impress by any mean, but i think these tire have won me back, overall these model are a real best buy. I live in Florida no snow down here so i have no clue how they preform in...  Read More

Is the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2 the Best All-Season or All-Terrain Tire for Snow Traction?

If you've experienced driving through a tough winter season on a top-tier winter tire like the Bridgestone Blizzak DMV-2, you'd agree that a set of dedicated winter tires offer the best traction in snow and on ice. If you are one who doesn't agree with this statement, take a look at "Do Winter/Snow Tires Really Make a Difference?" Winter tires should be...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2

Incredible all around performance. Expansion joints are felt and heard, but I think it's more attributed to my suspension set-up than the tires. Great responsiveness in wet and dry. Good grip in deep snow. Playing around on muddy curves is fun with these things! I'd definitely recommend these tires and will buy again when they're needed. Rotated once so far,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

Nice, quiet tire. It drives well in wet/dry conditions. It's not the best all-season tire I've used in snow. I had General summer tires on a '00 Nissan Maxima that handled snow better than this tire.We bought these from Firestone with the Lifetime Balance/Rotation as well as Lifetime Alignment. After about three years of city, highway, and yearly trips from...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

This is my second set of these tires on 2 different cars. The first was an AWD Volvo wagon and they were fantastic in all weather. This is my second set this time on a nearly new Mazda 6. The Mazda 6 comes with hard riding noisy Dunlop tires. At 18000 miles I hit some road debris and damaged 2 beyond repair. I insist on 4 matching tires so my choices were to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ (H- or V-Speed Rated)

Great All-season tires! Long life! I mistakenly bought these High Performance Michelin Premier A/S 3+ Tires instead of the Ultra-High Performance Michelin Premier A/S 3+ Tires that I was trying to purchase, but it was still a great buy nonetheless! These High-Performance Tires can handle a little heavier load than the Ultra-High Performance version as well....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Road Venture AT51

Have had these tires for a few months and so far I'm very happy. I like the look of these tires and they have provided perfect traction in multiple on/off road conditions. I can't comment on tread wear as I have only put around 5,000 miles on them, but they are shaping up to be a great value! Would definitely buy again.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S

I got these tires because I live in an area that gets rain and snow. So i did not just want a snow tire i needed a all around performer in all conditions. That is exactly what i got with this tire. I have never had tires that got compliments from my tire installer and co workers to random people. So when i got these tires i got rain right away to test them...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXM4

If you want the best tire for the average driver, this tire Brand and Model has no equal. It is supremely quiet and silky smooth and has great braking (stopping) ability. For some reason when Michelin started to built these tires back in about 2008 or thereabouts they got everything right. You really can't ask more out of a tire than these. The only place...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

How I drive: - Leave the line fast - On-ramps are drag strips - Move through traffic - Corner hard - Brake early for stops The OEM Firehawk GTs were capable tires, but they wore out in 24K. I had the Firehawk Indys installed on Christmas Eve and all I can say is...this tire is absolutely AMAZING on the 300S!!!So far, I have yet to hear these tires squeak or...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Winterforce

South Western VA Can see some crazy weather..not as bad as other places but these mountains are unpredictable. we honestly Never know what's gonna happen, so that's why I use snow tires..I purchased these tires in 2015. We had regular snows in January, up until Jonas, and another big snow in February. After taking them off for summer, we had a crazy snow...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier A/S

New tires are a tremendous improvement over the OEMs although I have to admit that I've lost 2-3 mpg with these tires. I'll take it for the responsiveness and handling that I gained over the OEMs. Hybrid is a tough car to buy tires for. With electric motor, I more often than not spin tires at stop sign or red light. I've learned to ease into forward motion...  Read More