Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Latitude Tour

This was the same tire that came with the car new. I liked everything about the old tire so I bough another set.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus (S- or T-Speed Rated)

this is my first set of Bridgestone's and with a $70 rebate I decided to give them a try. I'm going from a 215/70/16 to a 235/55/18 lower profile tire w/OEM Xtreme wheels. I actually like the ride of the 16" oem set of generals HT's, so in comparison the ride is almost identical, which is imo is what I was hoping for. Handling and cornering are greatly...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

These tires are hands down the best in all around performance that I have experienced with this vehicle. The ride is smooth, with superior cornering and steering response, and very little cabin noise. The car glides through tight corners with virtually no body roll, excellent acceleration on straight runs, and a great ride response to the pavement. Many...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R

My experience is autoX and road/track events (HPDE, HSAX, etc), as well as extremely spirited around town driving. My S2000 is modified for SCCA's STR class, and has basic bolt-ons, coilovers, front sway bar. Running -2.2* camber.These tires are the fastest, grippiest street tire on the market (Q3-2016). Only way to get more grip or performance is to go to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone DriveGuard

The tires completely change the cars comfort and driving experience by mitigating the harshness and wandering of the oem continental conti rfts. Immediate improvement / the car is now is grand tourer like my other BMWs that ride on Michelin Primacy non rft. I had the Driveguards shipped to my house and installed by BMW for $79. At $161 per tire (and $70...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli P Zero All Season Plus

Recently purchased these tires primarily on Tirerack's test and performance reviews. Previously had Bridgestone S 04's but mileage was abysmal(15,000 miles) and given the cool weather that North Carolina can experience, I was often reluctant to take my Jag out on the road in the winter with maximum performance tires. Still breaking these tires in but am...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus TA71

These tires are fantastic. They replaced the original Michelins that lasted 65,000 miles and could have gone a few thousand more. The Kumho TA-71 seem to handle as well or better, but the big difference is the reduced noise level. The Michelins were good, but being a Honda it does pick up road noise more than a lot of other cars. Problem solved. One small...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier A/S

Much more responsive than all season radials I removed. I nearly got t-boned going about 20 mph in town. It happened so fast that I didn't have time to hit the horn. I immediately swerved hard to the left as I was bearing down real hard on the brakes. The car swerved and came to such a fast stop, it nearly put me into shock. The car that nearly broadsided me...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2

I have had these tires on my rt charger for over a year and experienced a variety of weather conditions from a surprise snowstorm near Baker on hwy15 on the way to Vegas for the SEMA show (snow traction was surprisingly good. there were several cars that had spun out and off the road but the Charger stayed straight and true) to a very spirited trek up hwy 1...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier A/S

Bought these tires in June 2016, and wanted to wait a bit before reviewing. I used to get Michelin Symmetry tires for our Grand Marquis. They wore well and I was happy with them. They are not being made any more, so after some research I am trying these. So far I am really happy. These tires grip like crazy. You feel it in your neck on an interstate...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

On both of my Evos (2011 and 2015) I replaced the OEM Yokohamas with the Pilot Super Sports. The grip was not *quite* as good as the Yokos (their grip level was astonishing) but it was close, and the tire life was double. I got about 30k on both sets of pilot SS's, compared to less than 15k on the Yokos. Warning in an AWD sports car: ROTATE RELIGIOUSLY AT 5K...  Read More

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

It was a big jump getting away from the Conti Run Flats, but the best move I ever made, it's like a totally different car, just amazing. The car now rides and handles as I assume BMW originally intended. My only issue is not having a spare, although I do carry a plug kit, compressor and AAA card, so I am covered. Best move I ever made moving to these...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

The car originally came with Michelin tires, but after several sets, we decided to change to Bridgestone, primarily for cost. That was a mistake, and we have switched back to the Michelin's (their reliability, quality, traction in all our conditions - CA, West Coast - and wear, and now cost, makes them the only choice!). Have also had the opportunity to try...  Read More

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

These tires replace the prior generation Michelin A/S 3's that I had on the car. One of the great features is the 45K mile warranty -- which I used to get into these tires. After 21K miles, the prior set was down to 3/32 in front and 4/32 in rear. They had gotten noisy, harsh, and obviously past their expected traction sweet-spot. So these new A/S 3+'s are a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I was absolutely blown away by these tires on my 05 BMW 325i (which is a rear wheel drive car). I drove through snow and spotty ice with complete confidence as I could hear the tires gripping the snow and ice on what would typically be a white knuckle driving trip. The ultimate test was in a dumping of 12 inches which the plows eventually got off the roads...  Read More

A Monday, BFGoodrich Tires and Our Test Track

A cure for the Monday blues? How about an exciting couple hours on the track to ease the transition from weekend to workday? Cue up BFGoodrich, who brought their “Are You Driver Enough” tour to our headquarters in South Bend, Indiana. The manufacturer sent professional drivers to Tire Rack to allow our marketing team (who normally don’t get the opportunity...  Read More

Best All-Season Tires for Late-Model BMW 3 Series

Model year 2012 saw BMW introduce the F30 3 Series. The major change was this was the first time the entire lineup used turbo charged engines. While the array of configurations is expansive, including four door, station wagon, hatchbacks, as well as numerous trim level options (this blog focuses on the standard four-door sedan). This car sports 225/50R17...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza Plus

I purchased Sumitono tires previously for my Vehicle and they were average. Purchased these tires based on several reviews I read on line and was very impressed on how smooth the tire road. Zero road noise on my car and feels like your riding on air. I am very impress initially. These tires ride nice around corners and in wet road conditions as well. Really...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position

An update sooner than intended... '13 Mustang GT Convertible, Brembo package, Bilstein shocks/struts, 40 psi cold front, 38 psi cold... of course when they warm up the pressure increases 2-3 PSI.Took a 50 mile long backroad home today around one of my favorite roads...128 on the south side of Lake Berryessa, then into Fairfield. 55 mph speed limit, 20 mph to...  Read More

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

When I bought my Volvo used, it had been sitting on the lot since December and had a new set of Bridgestone Blizzaks on. Because I bought the car at the beginning of this summer though, I purchased a new tire/wheel package from Tire Rack and set the winter tires/wheels aside for later use. I chose these g-Force COMP-2 A/S tires based on the Tire Rack ratings...  Read More