Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeWinterContact

I was looking for a tire with a good mix of performance and quietness. The snow and wet performance of this tire is very good. they are pretty squishy if it gets to be over 50 degrees though. They feel slightly lethargic on initial turn in but are stable and predictable in corners. Under moderate acceleration in warmer conditions you can hear the siping slap...  Read More

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

Replaced Eagle GT A/S after 25k miles, shouldn't have waited so long, as these completely transformed the car for the better. In dry performance up there with dedicated Summer tires, wet traction, handling and braking are one of best tires I've ever owned.Recent ice storm here in DFW demo'd winter capabilities. Was able to get around, alebeit cautiously,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II Run Flat

Two winters now in the Great Far North, and these Pirelli RunFlats are excellent snow tires in all conditions we have experienced here in Ontario, Canada. Very impressed...seem quieter than oem 'Summer tires' (Bridgestone Potenza runflats). Pleasant surprise. Would buy again for sure. Great buying experience/service at Tire Rack (our third time).   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama AVID Ascend (T-Speed Rated)

I have had these tires for about a year now and they have worn wonderfully thus far. The dry performance is fantastic, and wet performance is nearly as good. The only factor playing into the performance of the tire negatively would be the fact that I drive a small car. The Toyota Corolla is very light and easily manipulated by weather factors, however the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak LM-60 RFT

All statements made are COMPARED TO STOCK TIRES, in winter driving conditions. In snow and ice, these tires are drastically different than stock. They allow you to take off a bit quicker, turn a bit faster, and stop a bit shorter. They handle very much like worn stock tires on damp roads, if that makes sense. If you drive in the winter on these, and expect...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop SP Sport 5000 Symmetrical

I don't understand the other reviews I've read regarding this tire. I have 57,000 miles on my 2014 Mazda 6. I had some hydroplaning issues when the interstate was flooding but otherwise, considering the mileage I have on these tires, I've been very satisfied. Not sure if the lack of traction in the 9 month long winters here in Minnesota is due to the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DW

I have really enjoyed these tires. Pretty good treadwear considering how sticky they are. They are now down to about 5/32 and are starting to get noisy. That is probably due to the way the car has made them wear, since I know they won't purposely wear in a sawtooth pattern into the inside tread blocks. I have also tried to bump the car's mileage, and have...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology

Fantastic tires. I always buy my tires from Tire Rack and review and compare tire specs before buying. Living in northern Ohio, handling in snow and rain is very important, which was one of the appeals of these tires. I bought the Continentals to replace the dealer installed tires. I've put a lot of miles on these tires, as I travel around the state for...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Destination LE 2

Living in New York my priority has been to have great traction in the snow. Was running firestone snow tires year round, trading off noise and wear for great winter driving. Despite the traction, the tire hum just wore me down. Began looking for tire with great snow traction with silence. The reviews of LE2 were always excellent so gave it a shot. What a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V1

California driving with many long highway trips from SoCal to Mammoth for skiing and fishing. Blizzak's are meant for cold-weather only, but they lasted quite well in the much warmer, SoCal environment. (I was hoping for 40K miles and almost made it...3 of the 4 tires would have made it, but I changed out the set when one went low-tread at 38K.) I drove in 3...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32

Cleveland, Ohio.Switched to dedicated snow tires years ago. I have had 3 cars in that time and every single one was fitted with dedicated wheels with Blizzaks on them. I had the WS70's, and the WS80's on my most recent 2013 Honda Accord. It handled better than most 4 wheel drive Jeeps I know. I recently turned in that lease and will be buying WS80's for my...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I drive a rear wheel drive car. Living in NH and PA I drive about 50,000 miles a year. I typically get two years out of these tires, running them only in the winter. While I have traction control these tires are incredible. I have them on three of my cars (two rear wheel drive and one front wheel drive). They last longer than expected and handle like a...  Read More

Continental ExtremeContact DWS Replaced by ExtremeContact DWS 06

Since its introduction six years ago, the Continental ExtremeContact DWS has topped our customer survey data in the Ultra High Performance All-Season category. Its best-in-class snow traction, along with good wet traction and wear has made it the go-to tire for many drivers in the Snow Belt who need more snow traction out of their performance all-season...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

Tire Rack's delivery was faster than what I was expecting! I've used Tire Rack for years and recommend them several times throughout the year. I live near Akron, Ohio, USA, and have had these Generals for a year now. They're GREAT! I use four of them on an AWD Impreza. I drive in the city, on the highway, and occasionally on grass, dirt, or mud. I have them...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Carving Edge

I can't contest for the mileage yet as I just purchased these less than 1000 miles ago. As for every other aspect of this tire,,,,,, WOW, I've owned winter specific tires in the past (Bridgestone's WS60, Firestone's and Dunlop's)The Bridgestone's were hands down a superior tire over the Dunlop's and Firestone's. But these Pirelli's have changed my...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS70

These tires are awesome! Like having 4 wheel drive. Last two winters were a nightmare with the factory tires. Upgraded to these with a set of rims on recommendation from a friend with a 3 Series, he loves 'em. Have driven in snow and in icy conditions, tried to make them lose traction, had to push it real hard to break them loose. He said they do wear very...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Winterforce

Best snow you will ever buy, period! Everyone who complains about how bad their car is in the winter, I tell them about this tire. Every single person has come back amazed. They can't believe it's the same car. People who think their all season tires are good, haven't tried a true snow tire. Not even close, these tires will walk circles around them. My dad...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Winterforce LT

I live in Syracuse NY (just like Buffalo) Snow town USA. I purchased a set of 4 studded snow tires, after driving around on all season and I have to tell you the change was outstanding, no more white knuckle driving. These tires recently went through a snow storm, we are talking 6 to 8 drifts with a standard 3 to 4 mealy snow, the complete way to work. The...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac

My first review of a Jeep tire. Wow. Just a great reality tire for off road and on road with no real noise, great wear, and great snow traction. I plan to buy again.It took about 300 miles to break them in (molding or whatever), but even in the -15F week we had last winter they remained super soft and compliant. Their only possible weakness is I think they...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS80

great 2014 forester and ws80 bring it old man winter the colder it gets the better they ride.in the cold rain stopping oh yea.look do not try and buy a broken promise.ws70 on wifes 2013 outback we fell sound and safe for the winter thanks tire rack for the heads up on these tires.   Read More