Best Tires for Audi Q7 TDI

The 2015 Audi Q7 TDI Premium is loved by its owners for its lush interior and sophisticated driving characteristics. This seven-passenger SUV is also praised for its fuel-efficient TDI diesel engine.  When it comes to the vehicle’s tires, either the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric SUV-4X4 or Bridgestone Dueler H/L 400 are Original Equipment. Q7 TDI owners,...  Read More

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

Replaced original Goodyear ZP on 2007 Corvette Conv. with 35K miles. Immediate reduction in road noise and comfort of ride. Sidewall is softer and absorbs noise much better than original run flat tires. Eliminated humm from back tires that I thought was just par for the course for tires with this much road contact. Paid more for independent garage to install...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Parada Spec-X

I purchased these Pirada SpecX's for my 2003 Murano solely based on the reviews I read here. I bought this vehicle new and they came stocked with Goodyear Eagles. Ride and traction and wear was average. I replaced them with a set of Michelins from Costco Tire. Wear and traction again average. The ride, not so much. They turned my SE into the ride of a pickup...  Read More

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

Wow. What a great tires! I was looking for my previous Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval AS replacement. These tires were extremely loud and uncomfortable. I also hated the cheap looking pattern. I decided to replace them with Pirelli P7 Cinturato and I could not be happier with my choice. Tires are so quiet that the only thing that I hear now is the wind at...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2

Bought my Boxster used with a new set of cheap Nexen 3000's on it. Had two sets of Goodyear F1-D3's after that, good tires when new but not great when used - balance issues, poor ride, noise, tramlining, etc. Bought these BFG's expecting they'd be no better, but they've totally transformed the car. Excellent ride and low noise, ultra-smooth up to 100+ mph....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology

These tires were recommended by the dealership. I was skeptical, but, bought them as replacements for the original equipment Goodyear Forteras. These Continentals have been a great all around tire. I will definitely buy them again. They are far superior to the Forteras.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Destination A/T

This is not really to review the tire as much as the purchase. Hands down the best price for these tires was at the tire rack. I was leery about buying tires online but it all went smoothly. The tires were shipped the day I purchased them and arrived two days ahead of the expected delivery date. The installer, Goodyear, held to their price listed at the Tire...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Eagle RS-A2

I replaced these tires on my CTS with the same OEM Goodyears at 35K because they were getting very loud and the ride was getting harsh. The new ones were installed and I have had to send back two of them because they failed when put on a Hunter Road Force balancer. I have not put the two replacements on yet and expect to do it today. These tires were OK when...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Eagle LS

I hear so many people critique this tire and three things always come up: (1) treadwear,(2)wet traction and (3) price. First of all, this is my third set of the Eagle LS tire on two different cars. Both my cars are heavy luxury sedans that are made for performance. One is a 2000 Chrysler 300M, the other is a Cadillac CTS. Both cars are heavy in the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Wrangler AT/S

The ratings for this tire needs to be taken with a grain of salt. To be honest, they were great when new. Did very well in all conditions and for not being a winter rated tire, fairly well in the snow. With that being said, at about 20k the wet traction dropped of extremely fast. It rapidly becomes prone to hydroplaning and sliding. I found it to be the most...  Read More

Worried About How Your New 2016 - 2017 Chevy Camaro Will Do in the Snow? Relax, We Got Your Back!

Having a fun sporty car used to mean that you also needed a second car to handle the winter months. This is no longer the case as modern traction control systems and ever improving winter tires mean the fun doesn't have to stop when the snow falls. For example, you have a 2016 Camaro and we have several tire and wheel options to get you through the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier A/S

Bought these to replace the dreadful Goodyear Assurance's that were on the car when I purchased it. These tires have been great. The traction they have in the rain is unparalleled to any tires I've ever owned. While other's slow down in the rain, I am able to just keep pushing forward, I never feel the least bit unsafe. They really give me a sense of safety....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier A/S

Purchased 4 of these in April '16. I drive as a courier up and down the east coast usually averaging 8K-10K miles a month so I go through some tires pretty quickly. This was the first set of tires I have bought for a Prius. I have always bought performance Goodyear tires in the past when I was buying for Crown Vic ex-police vehicles I used in my business. I...  Read More

Ready or Not Winter 2017 is Coming

Last winter definitely started out slowly, but eventually January came round and winter got serious. Are you living in the snowbelt and wondering how bad the winter of 2017 is going to be? Nobody really knows, but we do know it's coming. Do you need to run winter / snow tires? If you're in a region that normally averages over a foot of snow, you should...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Defender

Anyone that drives a CR-V knows that it needs quiet tires to be a quiet vehicle. That said, I have tried three different brands on my CR-V over the years and the Michelin Defenders are by far the quietest of all of them. The Goodyear Assurance tires were awful. They rode horribly and had a constant moaning sound that drove me crazy. I then tried Yokohama...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama ADVAN Sport A/S

As others have noted, this tire is narrow, which I wasn't expecting. You have to be careful not to damage your wheels, since they are more exposed with this narrow tire. The tires handle well, and the road noise is minimal.Compared to the Goodyear OEM tires on the Maxima, they are quieter, but the rolling resistance must be higher. I could tell...  Read More

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

Purchased these tires because I wanted a great all around tire for the Northwest where we get a lot of rain and a little snow. I wanted a quiet tire that performed well. I previously had the Goodyear Tripletreds and they provided amazing traction but were a pretty noisy. After reading reviews I went with the General Altimax rt43 which was made in America for...  Read More

Different Sizes Within a Size?

Did you know that some tires can vary in dimensions slightly, even if they have the same nominal size? 99.9% of the time, the differences won't cause any problems (assuming you're buying a set of four tires), but it is good to know that these differences exist in some rare situations. Take, for example, the following three tires in the size 285/75R16: Dick...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Very impressed with these tires. Purchased to replace Goodyear Eagle GT(not reccomended). Very confident and responsive handling in summer dry/wet conditions. Winter conditions are handled with ease on my FWD vehicle. tolerable increase in noise and vibration on textured concreate highway, but not terrible though.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Eagle RS-A2

@ nearly 20k miles these tires have changed in personality quite a bit. They are currently at 6/32 depth for what just left the front and closer to 7/32 than 8/32 depth for the rears. In particular, the tire has changed drastically in the past 3k miles and I am sorry to say two of those are changes for the worse.The wet traction in general is now barely...  Read More