Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

Short version: 95% of the performance of a summer tire, 95% of the quiet and comfort of a grand touring tire, 90% of the performance of a winter tire. The best all around tire I've found. I have these tires on all my cars, a Chevy Volt, Mercedes SL550, Mercedes E550, and had them on my Mercedes GLK350.In Colorado, conditions can go from dry and warm to snow...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

Since my WRX comes with summer only tires I bought these mounted on rims from Tire Rack. I grew up in Wisconsin but when it snows, Tennessee mountain driving is far more challenging than WI. ever was. Put on 1100 miles last winter and 1900 so far this winter on mostly dry roads - tires have been even better this year due to break in last year. I live on top...  Read More

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

Just like the Tirerack reviews say. These tires perform just as good as the Goodyear comfortred in dry, but way much better in rain. My truck is only 116 hp, but would fishtail in wet with the goodyear. When it rain I had to slowly accelerate with these no problem at all. I have push this tire on ramp rate 35mph at 65mph and wow. These tires stick! Road...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax RT

Bought these for my VW based on previous reviews, and they weren't wrong. An EXCELLENT tire. Put about 25,000 on them before selling the car and the tread life was great with a proper tire rotation schedule. Excellent in the snow (including a drive home with 8 of unplowed snow). Great in the rain. And very quiet. Can't say enough good about these so I'll...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

I drive mostly city streets during the week, to and from work. Surface streets seem to be the last ones that get the snow removed, so the snow tires are a required tool for Front WD (can't get going at a stoplight otherwise). These tires are great for snow covered roads. I have also taken ski trips to deep snow, and the tires behave admirably with the deep...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General G-MAX AS-03

This tire while is fairly ok. The side walls on these tires are a joke! I had to replace to tires hitting potholes the side walls are very weak. A decent size piece tore off one time when i curb rashed the tire. Will not buy again!   Read More

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

I purchased these tires to run on the front of an H-Street class Honda Civic Si. They were used in a final local event (wet) and the state championship (NCAC) in November which I won and was the highest PAXed FWD car. After two events this year they are already corded about 60 runs total. Wear is horrible on this camber limited car, which does have Honda...  Read More

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

In the first thousand miles, I am so far thrilled with this purchase. Other retailers tried to push me into tires that were much more expensive. Working with a Tire Rack specialist, I decided that these were right for my car, my driving needs and for me. I couldn't be happier. In the northeast, we get all kinds of weather, and this year was no exception. I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General AltiMAX RT43 (T-Speed Rated)

I purchased these tires as a replacement for the Goodyear Eagle RS-As that were on the car previously. I tend to drive gently and sit in traffic most days...I need a quiet, smooth tire with good traction for less than 70MPH situations. This General Tire has filled the purpose so well, at such an affordable price ($110/tire) that I am BEYOND THRILLED! I'm so...  Read More

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

Great tires for the money they performed well in all weather conditions nice comfy and quiet they do everything expected have not had them long enough to really see how the tread wears but so far so good   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

These tires are a great value. Good traction in snow and reasonable on dry roads. I use these for spirited winter TSD rallies and feel safe with them.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General AltiMAX RT43 (T-Speed Rated)

This tire has been everything I could have hoped for regarding performance and durability. It does not seem to leak air and the treadlife, to this point (one year), has been excellent with tire rotation and balancing.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Grabber AT 2

I love my Generals on my Chevy. Pretty much the same tread as the BFG All Terrains but cost less and are ready to stud if needed. Excellent treadwear. Very low noise.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General G-MAX AS-03

The GENERAL G-MAX-AS-03 Is an awesome set of rubber to say the least. Under hard braking condition in wet weather,my vehicle continued to remain straight without hydroplaning which saved me from being sandwiched between a semi and a vehicle merging the interstate..The GENERAL saved the day. I haven't experienced such a good tire since the YOKOHAMA AVS...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

I was looking for tires for my new 2008 Prius with 176k miles. I wanted improved traction; not tires for improved gas mileage. I don't care if I lose a few mpg or not. Safety is key! My daughter and son would be driving this car in the winter (and summer) in Minnesota and I needed better traction. These tires did the trick. I am super pleased with them and I...  Read More

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

Best tire for road warriors with daily commute times of 2- 4 hours a day. Drive confident in rain, snow or dry conditions.   Read More

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

Tire was a good purchase. Happy with performance.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

These tires are excellent. I generally run Blizzaks, but we were not planning to keep this car so I wanted something cheaper to get through the winter. These tires were about $150 less for the set 16 car tires, which is a pretty substantial discount. I can say after a season of good snowfall that these tires perform as well as Blizzaks and I will purchase...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure with Kevlar

I took a chance on these tires based on a former Goodyear store managers suggestion. I never had good experiences with Goodyear tires ins the past when I offed them to my customers. That being said this is a decent tire. A bit expensive but I was pleased with everything except the sand traction and the tread wear. I got completely buried in sand that I had...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General G-MAX AS-03

Replaced Goodyear crap that came stock on the Malibu when it was new. Excellent tire at great price with good comfort and handling. Had a previous set of these on an Impala SS.   Read More