Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Destination A/T

We purchased this set of tires based upon the TireRack reviews from our local Firestone dealer. We have been very happy with the choice. The tires handle well, and the raised white outside lettering look aggressive, but not conservatively so, on the family SUV hauler. The handling has been very good, and the tires still look and feel as if they have not worn...  Read More

Best Studded Winter/Snow Tires

It's that time of year again. Time to get ready for the inevitable snow and ice that awaits drivers in Canada and parts of the United States. Tire Rack has several winter / snow tire options for just about any vehicle. Some drivers, however, prefer a studded tire. These tires do particularly well in rural and mountainous areas, as well as places that see...  Read More

Who Makes the Quietest Tires?

One of the most important aspects people consider when selecting tires is how quiet they are. Drivers want to be able to enjoy conversations with the people in their vehicle or some nice tunes, not the sound of their tires.   When looking for quiet tires, take a look at the options available in the following categories: Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season Highway...  Read More

Picking the Best All-Season Tires for Snow

When it comes to driving in the snow and on ice, nothing provides you better traction than a set of dedicated winter / snow tires. If you live in an area that only receives light snow, you may be able to get by with all-season tires. The following options are some of the better performing all-season tires in wintry conditions. In the Ultra High Performance...  Read More

Best Nissan Murano Tires for All-Season and Snow Traction.

My in-laws recently purchased a 2010 Nissan Murano SL. They were looking for a crossover SUV to use for traveling and daily driving and this vehicle fit the bill perfectly. While the Murano was in excellent condition, the tires were not. The tires' remaining tread depth measured at 4/32" in the rear and closer to 2/32" in the front. With winter fast...  Read More

Best Light Truck and SUV Winter / Snow Tires for 2013

This season one of the best winter / snow tires for light trucks and SUVs is the Michelin Latitude X-Ice Xi2. It debuted last season and proved to be a solid performer. Michelin's FleX-Ice silica-based winter tread rubber compound offers firmness at higher temperatures for wet and dry road stability while it remains flexible at lower temperatures to enhance...  Read More

Which Winter / Snow Tire is Best for You?

As much as we don't like to admit it, summer is ending and snow is just around the corner. When it comes to winter driving, traction is key and it starts with your tires. Even those vehicles with four-wheel drive, ABS or traction control still rely on their tires for maximum traction. By design, all-season tires trade a little dry and wet road traction in...  Read More

Best Tires for the SUV or Crossover That Stays on the Street

Let's be honest. The majority of drivers of SUVs and all-wheel drive crossover vehicles rarely, if ever, take their cars off-road. Most of their driving involves the daily grind of commuting and the everyday errands of life. Many trips involve going to the grocery store and the occasional visit to the home improvement store.  Street-oriented drivers did not...  Read More

Toyota RAV4 Tires

The Toyota RAV4 has come a long way since its 1996 debut. Today, its a very sporty, modern mid-size SUV that's popular with many drivers. If it's time to replace the tires on your RAV4, consider the following options. One of my favorite tires for this vehicle is the Yokohama Parada Spec-X. This Street/Sport Truck All-Season tire has a great feel. Designed to...  Read More

Best SUV Tires

Despite rising fuel costs, Americans still love their SUVs. While many SUVs may never make it off-road, they still haul families anywhere, including the grocery store, family vacations and soccer games. When it comes to keeping your precious cargo safe, nothing could be more important than the the only thing keeping your SUV in contact with the road....  Read More

In Search of the Best All-Season Tires

Everyone has their own list of important attributes when it comes to selecting the right all-season tire. For example, some drivers prefer longer treadlife, while another thinks ride quality is the most important. Also, when talking to customers about all-season tires, most put extra emphasis on the winter season component. If you prefer using one set of...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Destination A/T

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. Firestone Destination A/T Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.88     2000 Ford Expedition 4wdMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle   Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 66,000 Location: S...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Destination LE 2

Needed to replace the OE tires on my 2011 Rav 4. The tires that came with the car the Toyo Tires were bad bad bad in snow. So checked around, If I wanted a well rated, name brand tire, they were very expensive. And no name store brand tires were cheaper but the treads were not that impressive and could not find any info on them far as ratings. So i looked...  Read More

Firestone Destination A/T: A Capable All-Terrain Tire with Good Street Manners

The On-/Off-Road All-Terrain class is one that receives much attention from owners of light trucks and SUVs looking for a more aggressive tire than their Original Equipment. With a few exceptions, most of today's trucks and SUVs come shod with standard Highway All-Season tires that put an emphasis on treadlife and a quiet ride.  What is missing from these...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Destination A/T

We use our XUV for everything - highway, around town, and even for plowing with a Western plow. The Firestone Dest A/T's are just the perfect tire. Even with 30K miles on them they are quiet on the highway with nice, responsive (for an SUV) handling, they get great traction in mud and snow - even when pushing a plow and snow uphill.They have also worn very...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Destination LE 2

just got these not to long ago so i cant tell how long they last. but very quiet, smooth deep treads, nice traction when dry. we just had a snow storm in new jersey last week. i was happy with the way they handle. even in rain i have no complaints. i had the good year tire that came with the car wich were garbage, then i got michelen tires and they dry...  Read More

Looking for Affordable Tires?

Here at Tire Rack, we built our business on higher performance tires for more exotic applications. The inventory expanded over the years as we also carry tires that are targeted toward regular cars used for everyday transportation, and tires for the enthusiast on a budget. Fuzion, the entry level brand from Bridgestone, often has the best-priced tires in a...  Read More

Best Tires for the Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain

General Motor's mid-size SUVs, the Chevy Equinox and its GMC Terrain counterpart, have been one of America's best-selling sport utility vehicles over the past few years. Great looks and efficient power keeps this American family wagon rolling right along. With so many on the road, it's probably time for many owners to start considering new tires. Thankfully,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin LTX M/S2

Our 2002 GMC Yukon came with Firestone tires. The inside of the Firestones wore through (metal layer showing) at about 40K miles. Since this was our first SUV we thought the 40K may have been expected wear. However, we replaced the tires with these Michelins and have gone for 6 1/2 years and 70K miles. We're moving from AZ to NY and for peace of mind (and...  Read More

Best Tires for the Toyota Highlander

Since its introduction in the United States in 2001, the Toyota Highlander has been a popular luxury SUV/CUV. The second generation of the vehicle was introduced in 2008 and has continued to be a great choice for many drivers. Given the popularity of the Toyota Highlander, I'm often asked about what replacement tires are best for the vehicle. Below are my...  Read More