Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

I bought these tires to replace the OEM Bridgestone Potenza S001 RFT, which were really noisy, not to mention I have to rush home if it ever snows to change my tires. There was a leak on my rear right tire, so I pulled the trigger and after many reviews read, decided to get the DWS.After the tires were mounted on my 19s', it was night and day. Vehicle was...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeWinterContact

I have used these tires for 6 winter seasons now. Quiet ride and awesome traction! I live in the country and commute to town each week for work. I have never had tires that give me this level of confidence in winter driving in the most extreme conditions! Hands down the best I have ever owned. I am purchasing another set this year!   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 Dunlop SP Sport 5000 Symmetrical

Good enough tire for summer/non-snowy climates. Currently at 25K miles and no treadwear issues, I Live in WI and these do not handle winter well, cannot get traction in snow, got stuck in my own (flat)driveway when it was snow covered. We routinely have 3+ inches of snow during commutes. Going to get the new Continental DWS, which I used previously on an...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

These tires were the 6th set and the longest lasting ones that I have had on my 2006 Honda Civic EX...they lasted 42,800 miles. The front tires could last me until winter, but I am going to go ahead and replace all four now since there is a $70 rebate. Previous tires have lasted 24,000-32,000. Civics are notorious for chewing up the rear tires due to issues...  Read More

Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06 Test Video and Summary

In a recent post, "Continental ExtremeContact DWS Replaced by ExtremeContact DWS 06", we compared and contrasted the older Continental ExtremeContact DWS against the replacement version, the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06. To summarize, the new ExtremeContact DWS 06 addressed a common complaint of the older version of the tire feeling slow to respond to...  Read More

Dodge Journey Tire Options for 19" Wheels

First offered in 2008, the Journey comes in multiple trim levels, each with optional wheel and tire sizes. Owners of some SXT and RT models came equipped with 19" wheels shod in 225/55R19 Kumho Solus KH16. Every owner who has had to replace their Original Equipment tires has quickly found that they do not have many options. This is unfortunate as the O.E....  Read More

Heir to the Throne: Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

The Continental ExtremeContact DWS has been dominating the Ultra High Performance All-Season tire market for the past few years. With a combination of good dry traction and ride comfort, excellent wet traction and outstanding winter grip, the DWS has been one of the most popular tires on the market. Even with all of the fantastic reviews and customer...  Read More

Best Tires for the Nissan Altima

If you're the proud owner of a Nissan Altima, you already know that this car has a great combination of sporty handling, interior space and amenities that provide a great value. Whether you have the roomy sedan or the sporty coupe, the type of replacement tires you choose can have a large effect on the handling and ride quality of this car.   Some sporty tires...  Read More

Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Ultra High Performance All-Season Tire

Designed with the driver in mind, the ADVAN Sport A/S is Yokohama's newest and arguably best addition to the Ultra High Performance All-Season category.  In a class ripe with fantastic options, the Yokohama proves an able challenger with a very attractive price-point. Our internal testing has proven this tire to be a formidable competitor to category...  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 Continental ExtremeWinterContact

Tire rack timed out my review. Not going to retype the whole thing. These are the best snow tires I've ever had. Best tires I've ever had in snow and rain and I worked at Timberline Lodge for several years in addition to snow sports so I have plenty of experience driving in winter conditions and on many different tires.Drove 1600 miles and through the rain...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

Though I absolutely love these tires on my VW Passat 4Motion wagon, they are completely different story on the Avalon. This is a large front drive high output V-6 sedan with a soft suspension. They handle just like the Michelin MVX4S that came on the car. Couldn't wait to get rid of the Michelins after 40,000 miles. Steering response with the Pure Contact is...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus

Only have about 1200 miles on these tires but am very pleased soo far. I lived in Wyoming and it is winter here so most of the miles are on snow packed or ice covered highways or on graveled ranch roads with up to 5 inches of snow. I have made a couple of 300 mile road trips and am very impressed with the smooth ride and lack of road noise. I am compareing...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier A/S

First thing first, I,,replaced the O.E.tires(Bridgestone Dueler),that came with my vehicle when I purchased it. Those tires were not going to survive winter driving conditions.Regardless of your all-wheel-drive system, the most important factor in poor driving conditions, is tire traction.I, previously had excellent experience with Continental A/S DWS, but...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS70

This is my first set of winter tires on this car, and my first set of studless winter tires. On previous vehicles, I used studdable winter tires such as the Nokian Hakkapeliitta 1 and the Firestone Winterforce. While those performed fine in winter conditions, they were definitely noisy and rough riding. Not so with the Blizzaks. The ride is smooth and while...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeWinterContact

I have had this set of winter tires for three years now. I would absolutely recommend this tire to anyone, I have never been stuck in any amount of snow, can stop and start almost as well as in the summer and the response time is fantastic. I researched all tires on this site but thins one rated better on everything, and it was no lie. I couldn't be happier...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental 4x4 Contact

Oem tires on our Rogue.I know 4-wheel drive is hard on tires but 31,000 miles on tires and need to be replaced soon.Made the first winter here in southeastern Minnesota but not going to make it through the rest of this winter.Not happy.Dealer recommended Uniroyal tire paws.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

I have been completely satified with these tires!!! My Lincoln LS V8 is rear wheel drive, which proves it's own challenges in winter driving. I live in NW Ohio, and suffered a very hard winter last year. I was commuting 130 miles/day for work,,, sometimes through 6 inches of snow... and a couple times on ice!!! With those conditions I never felt as though...  Read More