Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ContiProContact

Second set of these tires I have owned that came OEM on a new car. When I bought the VW CC I told the sales person these tires are the only thing I don't like. They held true to that statement, when they were at half tread the noise started. Not an alignment issue either. Luckily my wife drive this car most of the time. I have to get these off this car...  Read More

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

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 (W- or Y-Speed Rated) Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.64     2008 Lexus IS250More Tire Reviews for This Vehicle   Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 4...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

Purchased a set just before driving from Toronto to Florida and back. Based on the other reviews and a good sale price, they seemed like the right choice. This review is strictly based on the 3300 miles driven over a 2 week period. Weather / TractionWe covered three seasons during this drive. Light snow/slush/rain going through the Poconos and New York State...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.67     2005 Acura TLMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle   Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 1,500 Locati...  Read More

Deciding Between Run-Flat and Non-Run-Flat Tires

Many vehicles come equipped with run-flat tires from the manufacturer. Our sales specialists receive many calls from drivers asking if they can replace their run-flat tires with non-run-flat options. There are a few pros and cons when it comes to changing to a non-run-flat tire. Pros: Conventional tires are typically less expensive Better ride quality Longer...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Fortera HL Edition

This tire came with my new car, i drive 80% highway 20% city at first 38,000 miles traction were reasonably good when raining no complain, but shortly there after its wet traction is getting worst and worst. I now live in southern states so i don't have snow to worry about, but if i were still live in Chicago,IL i would have replace these tires already. If...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Latitude Tour

I have Lexus GX460. Original tire Dunlop is noisy, gooey, soft but bouncy, handling also an issue, I have balanced the tires with Road Force still shimmy. Finally I ditch that Dunlop bought a set of Continental the ride is harsh, same noise level as Dunlop handling not better either Road Force balance can't do straight the wheel still shimmy, just 3 months I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus KH25

These came stock on my Veloster. I really think this is a sales tactic - radius put unbelievably loud tires on a new car to try and sell the under coating package to 'quiet the ride'. I've driven dozens of vehicles from compacts to HD trucks and these tires are louder than anything I can remember. It was embarrassing to show off my new car when I couldn't...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

I bought these tires on the recommendation of the sales rep., the original tires I inquired about were out of stock and would not be available for 3 months.So far they seem to perform okay, they have a low grade growl however. Noticeable but not excessive. Initially my fuel consumption went up,lost about 2 mpg, but after three or four weeks it seemed to...  Read More

Test of the Titans

It's the middle of January and customers are already calling in about Max Performance Summer tires. Nothing can brighten the day of a tire specialist more than the sweet smell of summer rubber in the winter!As a sales specialist that tries not to be too hasty in recommending a tire, I like to have the opportunity to test it, get customer feedback and give...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ContiProContact

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. Continental ContiProContact Reviewer's Overall Rating: Not Rated 2005 Toyota PriusMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 1700 Location: dayton...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeWinterContact

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. Continental ExtremeWinterContact Reviewer's Overall Rating: Not Rated 1999 Volkswagen CabrioMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 50 Locatio...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. Continental ExtremeContact DWS Reviewer's Overall Rating: 8 2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 4Matic Sport SedanMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle Buy/More Info Miles driven on...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli P4 Four Seasons

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. Pirelli P4 Four Seasons Reviewer's Overall Rating: 10 2004 Honda OdysseyMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 1500 Location: Madison, NJ Drivi...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE92

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. Bridgestone Potenza RE92 Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.78 2005 Honda Civic LX SedanMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 52000 Location: Hernd...  Read More

Best 20" All-Season Tire for the Chrysler 300

For the past few years, the 300 has been one of Chrysler's best sellers. Since it shares the same platform as the Dodge Challenger and Charger, many of these models like the SRT8 and R/T from Dodge came stock with the 20" Goodyear Eagle RS-A. And for models that weren't equipped with this size, many customers upgrade their wheels and tires to the desirable...  Read More

General AltiMAX Arctic vs. Firestone Winterforce

Are you still researching winter / snow tires? Well, Thanksgiving has just passed us by and it's time to pare down your list and decide what tires are right for your vehicle. And to help you with your decision, take a look at two options available in the Studdable Winter/Snow category: the Firestone Winterforce and General AltiMAX Arctic. Firestone...  Read More

ContiSportContact 5P - The P Stands for Performance

As a discerning driver of a high-end, performance-oriented vehicle, you want more than just the status that comes with the ownership. You also want the excitement generated by the high horsepower combined with top-level handling on the most demanding roads. The flagship Continental ContiSportContact 5P delivers all the driving pleasures a performance driver...  Read More

Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors for Your Car or Truck

Required on all new vehicles produced since 2008, tire pressure monitoring systems are quickly becoming a permanent staple in the automotive industry. For over 20 years, these sensors have worked there way into vehicles, allowing the driver to quickly access or receive warnings about their tire pressures. Along with road hazards, under inflation is one of...  Read More

Do you need the General Altimax HP or RT?

Founded back in 1915 in the tire capital of the world, Akron, Ohio, General Tire has a long and storied history in the United States. They became a very popular brand in the U.S. in the 1970's and 80's with their famous tag line: "Sooner or later, you'll own Generals." In 1987, Continental Tire acquired the brand and has been supplying some very highly...  Read More