Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

I commute 180-190 miles per day mostly on interstate under mix of all seasonal conditions and frequent sudden turns and hard braking to avoid sudden traffic stops. I am very pleased with these tires and their performance. Wear is outstanding. I'm at 65K and can still read the snow S on tread. I've actually been considering running through another winter due...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TerrainContact A/T

Well, I have only had these tires for a couple of days (the OEM Yokahama G91F's were completely worn at 30k miles) but Mother Nature threw a great test storm at us on Christmas Eve here in the Central Highlands of Arizona around Prescott. We went from heavy rain and 40 degrees to heavy, wet snow and upper 20's all in the space of a couple of hours. I will...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental WinterContact SI

I could not be happier with this purchase. I was never 100% pleased with the X-ice I had on a previous vehicle, and the Blizzaks on the vehicle before that. Both of those brands are always over-priced here in Canada. Simply put, the X-ice and Blizzaks are just are not good value for the dollar.Continental, however, hit a home run with the WinterContact...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental WinterContact SI

I bought the Continental WinterContact tires mounted on 17 Axis Modle Five gunmetal wheels from Tire Rack as seasonal replacements that I can swap in my garage. The wheels look better than my stock Audi S3 18 wheels. I mounted them three weeks ago and have already driven in three snow storms in Portland, Oregon and Washington. I'm shocked at how well they...  Read More

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

I installed these tires a few weeks ago. Since that time I experienced heavy rain, dry roads and heavy slushy snow. I like these tires a lot! I was shocked by how good they were in two inches of heavy, sloppy wet snow. These tires handle better than the Continental that came on the vehicle new. The ride is slightly stiffer but its not something the average...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental VancoWinter

The vehicle came standard with the Hankook Dynapro HT tires that provided little to no traction during winter driving. Had my first experience driving through snow, sleet, and freezing rain, I had no issues getting around while passing up other vehicles of the same caliber work van getting stuck. Would definitely recommend this tire for winter driving.   Read More

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

First off, I am no tire expert. Second, I have only driven these tires for 800 miles. Third, I am not a professional driver, I have never tracked a car, and I have never had any track/racing lessons. I live in New York City and do most of my driving on the weekends getting out of the city to either eastern Long Island or upstate New York. I seldom drive...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

Purchased these tires last year, and have experienced everything from snow/slice/ice to dry pavement in them. They have exceeded my expectations in every possible way, and I consider them to be a major upgrade over the OEM Dunlops my car came with.I was a bit concerned going with an UHP All Season compared to a set of dedicated snow tires, but I wasn't let...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

I purchased my second set of continental DWS tires today at the Tire Rack. I live in South Bend Indiana about five minutes away from their location. My rear tires were worn down to where the S was gone. This morning I drove over to their office in a snowstorm and could barely make it there. With the new tires installed I drove home in the same conditions...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

Have a little over 3k miles on the DWS 06, driven aggressively in the dry, commuted on in dry, wet, and now snow and ice. Was very impressed with the tire in all driving conditions. This really is a do all tire. Stickes well in dry, wet and snow as advertised. Always ran Continental DW in Ca, moved to Or so needed better wet/snow traction and didn't want to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

I put Continental ExtremeContactDWS06 RS5 275/30/R20 on the rs5. This is the can be the best option on those cars. Especially in winter time. Good traction in -20 degree, and covered road conditions. Is not as well as Winter tires, but it can performed 85% of them. The only disadvantage is that you can not push the car to the limited as summer tires in...  Read More

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

These are the OEM tire that came with my car. I do have a lead foot but I am not doing a burn out at every or rarely any read lights. They only last me less than a year. I ordered the same ones again and again less than one year later I am at the warning bars. I just ordered some Continental G-Max that are suppose to have better threadwear. Will see but I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

This is my second set of Contis, although they changed slightly (From DWS to DWS 06). They've been really solid 3/4 season tires, and the wear has been acceptable to me. I don't consider them an ultra-high-performance tire, but the upside is they're much more quiet and comfortable than the original Dunlop 5000's, and the 06 DWS is clearly improved over the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3

Take this review with a grain of salt as I just had these tires installed. I had quite a few different tires on my 6 years BMW 128i and that car being as tactile as it is, I can immediately feel a the difference from a tire to another with it. I just swapped my summer tires (Continental Extreme Contact DW, which I adore) for these for getting prepared for...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental WinterContact SI

I just put these tires on before snow storm hit Chicago just a couple of days and it is performed very well in 3 inches of snow. The ride comfort and noise is much better than pirelli winter carving edge that I used to have. The tires noise is the same as my pirelli scorpion verde all season. Very impressed with this   Read More

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

This tire is solid. I replaced a set of Michelin Tour HP's, saved money, and never looked back. Don't get me wrong, I'll never cheap out on tires or brakes, and use OEM parts for my MDX. But, living in Florida (and now Savannah), I can tell you that the LX 20's are a far superior tire to the OEM Michelins (which hydroplaned and were prone to dry rot). My LX...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier LTX

I bought this vehicle used this past summer and it came with a set of Continentals. I knew when I saw them they were not going to be good because I had a really bad experience with the same tires on a previous car. I put up with them for a while. And even though they had a few thousand miles left on them the lack of wet traction was actually dangerous. Plus...  Read More

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

First impression: Awesome! Just had them installed couple days ago and what a difference over the stock summer 19 Continental's. I went w/ a 245 over stock 235's and picked up more rubber =Grip, tires look great too. My S3 has Magna-ride so I tried different ride settings and soo smooth.I have not pushed them, but from what I drove some curves/corners very...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental CrossContact UHP

I would definitely purchase another set. These ones replaced same tire but in 285/45 size. I went up to 295 because at the time they were less expensive than the 285 size that were available. For this truck, I think that 285 is the better option.I have a winter tire set so I use these only during the non-winter season. Consequently, my posted 10K on these...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DW

These 205-45-17 Conti DW tires replaced the same size o.e. run flat Continental Sport Contact on my MINI S Roadster. I replaced the o.e. tires as I found the run flats too jarring on our Iowa roads. The Conti DW's provide a smoother, less harsh, albeit still firm, ride with acceptable traction, quiteness and responsiveness. Sidewall design, although not a...  Read More