The Sumitomo HTR Z III is a Max Performance Summer tire and a nice improvement as the third generation in the HTR Z line. This tire has strong cornering stability and steering responsiveness, respectable wet traction, and average wear characteristics. At this price point, the tire is a great value when compared to many of the other tires that it is competing with in the category.
Can you buy a better tire? Absolutely, but you can't do it for the same value that you get from this tire. If you are looking for a summer performance tire on a budget, the Sumitomo HTR Z III is for you!