Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

I waited several months to post this review because I wanted to see how these tires handled my New England winter. I was looking for that utopia of both great summer and winter performance - at speed - and would last a while. I was replacing some very expensive Michelin's which were 90% of the way to that goal - but wore out quickly (which I accept for what...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

I average 25K miles per set of tires on my Audi. My first set were OE Goodyear and the second set were Michelin. Both sets were All Season. The Goodyear tires were okay but the tread wear was terrible. The Michelins were extremely noisy and with over 20K miles the traction in snow was awful. For the third set of tires, I decided to try Continental Extreme...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

I've been looking for a good All Season to replace my stock pirellis on my camaro, and I was mainly looking at the DWS for the snow performance because I like to enjoy my car year round and needed my car to atleast be drivable but these tires blew me away! I first got them a day before a snow storm so I really put them to the test and let met tell you that...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental WinterContact SI

When I was looking for a set of tires for my 2017 Ford Explorer Platinum I had my heart set on purchasing a set of Michelin, because I loved the ride quality along with the ice and snow traction. After reading Tire Rack customer reviews I thought I would trust everyones comments, and give the 245/60R18 Continental WinterContact SI a try. I must say I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

I drive a 2012 Audi S4 and the tires given to me from the dealership I originally bought the car from were Bridgestone Potenza Pole Position All Seasons. Those tires were very noisy while driving had decent grip in dry and wet conditions but were AWFUL in the snow. I repeat AWFUL in the snow one slight tap on the brakes in light snow and you were skidding...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental WinterContact SI

Just got these on my 2017 VW Alltrack. I live in Quebec City, Canada and winters are what you'd expect them to be...lots of snow, occasional ice storms, etc. etc.So far these tires are excellent and I have no complaints whatsoever. Obviously the fact that my car has AWD helps for traction, but I feel like these tires are excellent nonetheless. I've driven in...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TerrainContact A/T

2k update from Prescott..have had tires for 1 month now and have about 2k miles on tires. About a 50 city/45 highway/5 off road split. Tires continue to perform well. I can comment on highway performance now after a couple of ski trips and a trip to Las Vegas. I would say the tires are a bit louder than the OEM tires but not annoyingly so. It is almost like...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

I bought these Sumitomo tires as their specifications (AAA - 600 tread wear) H rated were similar to the top Michelins, Continentals etc specs and were almost half the price. I haven't been disappointed. It a well made, top quality tire at a great price and I'm very happy with the tire performance and the savings!!! It was also very easy through TireRack to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

I bought these Sumitomo tires as their specifications (AAA - 600 tread wear) H rated were similar to the top Michelins, Continentals etc specs and were almost half the price. I haven't been disappointed. It a well made, top quality tire at a great price and I'm very happy with the tire performance and the savings!!! It was also very easy through TireRack to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

This was a very disappointing tire. Performance-wise it was swell. No complaints. Tire wear wise. Possibly the worst I have ever had/seen. And this isn't my first few sets of tires. Bought and used dozens at my age... One year. $900 worth of tire and they made it thru one winter.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

Just replaced my worn Kumho tires with these based on good experience with Continental tires previously and good overall ratings. Find these tires very loud compared to my previous tires on my 08 Prius. Haven't had snow yet so I'm not sure how they will perform but I am quite disappointed in the extra road noise.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

I recently purchased these tires to replace my Continental DWs, and they are awesome. I drive on a lot of twisty backroads with wet patches and so far these tires have been excellent. I just did a 1,000 mile car rally with these and they performed flawlessly in the dry and wet and were quiet. On top of all that, they look really good with a nice round...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

Road noise is horrible. Took it to the Mercedes dealer who checked out the whole car, they said the bearings were fine, the tires were balanced and the steering aligned, but because of the aggressive tread that the noise level is very high. Have always been a fan of Continental tires, but they missed on this one.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental CrossContact LX

These are OEM for the vehicle. Overall very pleased.After about 35000 miles the tires have developed road noise and currently have approx 6/32nds tread remaining. The major complaint is handling on slush and deeper snow even while tread depth ranged from 9 down to 6 /32nds. This tire & width is prone to hydroplaning, and riding on slush aswell. If you are...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

Big fan of Tire Rack, since 1997 every single tire we have purchased has been from Tire Rack. NOW onto the tire review. WOW! Amazing how this tire performs! We've had mixed snow, rain, and some dry road surface condition. The last set of tires we had, more or less took a dive due to control arms and out tie rod ends needing to be replaced and a 4 way...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Have had these tires for 20,000 miles, and in my opinion offer some of the best dry and wet traction I've experienced. I feel very confident with these tires. So far, wear has been good with proper rotate and balance, pressure, etc. If all goes well, I see 45,000 on these tires. Will update later. As for snow, these have been more than adequate in hard...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4

We are into our third winter with Michelin's on our relatively low mileage Audi S4. The tires have been fine--better than previously owned Dunlops and Continentals (for other cars). My only concern with the Michelins is traction in curves. I've noticed that they are a bit slippery in a snow covered, off- camber turn that we go through frequently. On the...  Read More

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

At long last, I've found my tire: an ultra high performance all-season tire that optimizes the performance of Audi's Quattro AWD on trips to the mountains, without numbing the car's handling and steering response on the dry roads that dominate daily driving here in LA. I've only had the Michelins a couple weeks, but immediately took them on a 1,000 mile road...  Read More

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

I have only driven these on dry days(only time I take my car out). But they are amazing so far. I have a full exhaust on my air cooled 911 so the car is noisy itself. I don't hear any tire noise. I'm coming off Continental sport contact tires and these blow them out of the water in terms of grip. I can't seem to break the rear end loose anymore even pushing...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

As far as wear rating I'll have to come back later since I didn't put a lot of miles on them yet. Wet/dry traction is awesome. I just wish the sidewalls were just a tad stiffer. I finally got to test them out in some heavy snowfall and I am shocked. Good traction and minimal tire slip. I accelerated effortlessly at traffic lights. These tires are made HUGE...  Read More