Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

I love this tire ... on this car. It's actually my wife's car, but since she doesn't commute anymore, it's there for both of us. The OEM tires survived for about 50k miles, but they were puncture magnets and finally, when I found a screw imbeded in the tread about an inch from a previous plug, I decided to swap them out. I have to admit I chose the Kumhos...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

i highly recommend these tires. steering response is great & the sidewalls are stiffer which i like. it absorbs the bumps pretty well. handling is great for both dry & wet. car drives smooth & i feel confident driving on these tires. i haven't tested them on winter yet so hopefully they will do ok. i'm running 35psi on these tires & it's comfortable & drives...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus TA11

I haven't had these tires long, but they are a newer model of the Kumho tires I bought for my car last time, which I loved. So I'm assuming that these will perform just as well, if not better. I drive a little 4-door Hyundai, and my previous Kumhos got about 35,000 miles on the tread life. These TA11's have a better wear rating on them, so I expect a bit...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus KR21

I drive a 96 Sentra 100 miles a day, mostly all highway. Much of this driving is on cruise control at 55-65 mph. This is what I would consider light duty for these tires. I do not challenge these tires much, but I have driven with them in all sorts of weather, including deep show, and they've been flawless. I have never slipped, hydroplaned, skidded, or even...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus TA11

I've had these on the car for about 1100-miles or so (maybe closer to 1500), and couldn't be more pleased. My wet review opinions might be a little skewed because it was likely pretty greasy the last time it rained, but I'm still very pleased with this purchase. I think these tires are a great value so far and wouldn't hesitate to purchase them again. The...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta PA31

I drive about half my miles on twisty country roads, the rest is normal city/highway. I tried these cheap Kuhmo's after chewing through the OEM Dunlops in only 20K miles and then sliding around for 35K on the dangerously bad wet traction of the Yokohama Avid Ascends.These are the best tires I've had on my car. Good wet and dry traction, fine on road noise (a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus KH25

I am not quite sure what tires the previous people are riding on, but that is not my experience. I bought my 2014 Hyundai Veloster Turbo two years ago brand new. I have driven this car very hard and whatever the car could give I took it. With that being said, I have driven in heavy rain with no problems and well above the posted speed limits. I have taken...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

I purchase these tries back in Dec 2015, and so far to date i've put about 1,500 miles on them. As far as snow and Ice go i have no report because i baby my 2012 Volks CC so she stayed in the garage doing our Southern MD snow storms. The noise level is so much better than the OE Continental that came with the car. The only thing i noticed and I saw this in...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus XC

This tire was standard on my 2015 Hyundai Sonata Limited 2.0 T. After 2000 miles I am extremely satisfied with the performance on both dry and wet roads. The ride is quiet and smooth, and works well on the car. I would definitely recommend it.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus KH25

OEM tires. Bought the car with 6K on it. In the 4000 miles we've put on it, they have been barely acceptable going on road trips. Somewhat harsh ride, VERY LOUD on certain types of pavement, especially on concrete. Handling was acceptable. The real problems appeared the first time it rained. These tires are HORRIBLE in the rain. I was going 10-20 miles an...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

I just replaced the original Continental CV95 with these Platinums and the are possibly the best tires I've ever purchased. Important to my driving habits are Road Feel, Cornering, Braking, Acceleration & Wet Traction. Also Treadwear, Durability against NYC potholes and Value are vital. Said and done, this tire exceeds my expectations!This past Summer I had...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

Bought these tires as recommended by Tire Rack. Wow, what a difference tires make for steering , braking and noise level. These Kumho Tires replaced the harsher and much louder B. F. Goodrich Tires. The car has actually made the car seem brand new. Anyone who has a mid- size car will seem a different animal if you use these tires. You could pay more for...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LE Sport

I purchased a set of these tires for my '88 Toyota Supra in staggered sizes: 235/45R17 Front, 255/40R17 Rear My car is summer only, and used as a fun car and not a daily driver. I wanted a set of performance tires that weren't so expensive that I would feel bad doing a track day, auto-x, or a smoky burnout. These tires fill that gap quite well.There's no...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

This is my 3rd set of tires on my Hyundai Genesis. OEM tires Dunlop 500 were horrible. 2nd set were Kumho and they were better, but these Continentals are by far the best traction, ride and noise level of these 3 tires I have had on this car. My next set will definetly be another set of these Continental pure contact with ECO plusA great tire for this car....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

This is my second set of these tires on my current car. The first wore out after only 30,000 miles. The dealership from which I bought them replaced them with the same tires based on warranty rates (these have a 60,00 mile tread wear warranty). However, I'm having to replace my current set only after roughly 27,000 miles. The tires drive great, even in light...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus KL21

OEM tires on my Kia Sorento, currently at 102,389 and now looking to replace. Live in Cleveland OH and tires were decent in winter until I got to about 80k. Now issues in rain as well. Can't complain though as they got me safely to over 100k. Tire noise and ride seemed below expectations, noticeable for me as I am in car a lot. Would rate better than average...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus KH25

I think this will be like voting for Carter over Reagan in 1980. Shows my age. But, here goes. These came with our 2012 KIA Optima so that makes them 3 years old Tread depth average is now 13/64 with a min of 11/64 and a max of 15/64. New was 20/64 and should easily go at least 50k+ We live were there is snow, Ohio, and it is my wife's car.She is from...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

Wow! It's like driving a different car. Oe Michelins were like driving on a cloud in a bad way - absolutely no connection to the road, floating on straight sections, and huge sway/roll on corners and curves. With Kumho's, I feel connected to the road, lost the role on curves and corners, and humps in the road that used to bottom out the suspension are still...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X

VERY noisy! Can't have a conversation in the car at highway speed. They seem to be wearing fast too. Probably the worst tire I have ever had.Definitely cannot recommend this tire.   Read More

Is the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R the New Extreme Performance Summer Champ?

Do you love to drive? Do you have a fun car that comes out for track and autocross weekends or do you simply relish the curvy roads of your daily commute? You should consider the sticky grip and razor sharp steering response of an Extreme Performance Summer tire. Last year, the Dunlop Direzza ZII Star Spec tested out to be the top performing tire in...  Read More