Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

I rarely write reviews, but felt compelled to do so for this tire.Just replaced my Ecsta Platinums with another set after 61K miles! I've rarely gotten more than 40K out of a set of tires before they started having problems - and never remember over 50K. 95% highway miles - and while I'm not aggressive with the tires, I'm no Sunday driver either. Rotated...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta STX KL12

I have been very happy with these tires. Wet traction had been a concern with my old tires (don't even remember what brand they were) and these are significantly better and have not slipped or hydroplaned at all. I haven't driven them on snow or ice--hey it's Alabama--we just wait a few hours for it to melt. The sound level has gotten a little louder now...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta PS91

I changed the stock Continental ContiSport tires on my A3 Sedan at around 2,000 miles since I was unhappy with the grip they had, the car would just wheelspin all the time, triggering traction control, and on turns the car would push excessively on corner entry. After deciding many different options looking at forums and friends' advice, I decided to go with...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus TA71

Bought 4 Kuhmo tires for spouse's Accord and was pleasantly surprised how good they are performing (Ecsta PA 31) so I went back for more Kuhmo's for my daughter's Chevy Cruze. Installed set of 4 Kuhmo Solas TA-71's for her 2014 Chevy Cruze 2LT. Amazing to hear and feel the difference from the OEM Continental ProContacts to the Kuhmo's. Tires feel solid and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

While I have just recently had the tires installed I have found them to be very good and better than the Continentals that came with the car. So far all aspects of the tire have been better that the original tires and I would not hesitate to purchase them again. I did have a minor vibration issue and found that the shop that installed the tires did not...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

I drive mostly highway (averaging 100 miles a day) commuting from home to work. I reached the 12000 mile mark since buying them about 5 months ago, and noticed the road noise becoming more and more unbearable. I have the radio on between 15 and 20 (max is 40) and the tires still drown out the music. When first mounted, the tires were quiet and very...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

This is my second set of these tires on 2 different cars. The first was an AWD Volvo wagon and they were fantastic in all weather. This is my second set this time on a nearly new Mazda 6. The Mazda 6 comes with hard riding noisy Dunlop tires. At 18000 miles I hit some road debris and damaged 2 beyond repair. I insist on 4 matching tires so my choices were to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

I commute 180-190 miles per day mostly on interstate under mix of all seasonal conditions and frequent sudden turns and hard braking to avoid sudden traffic stops. I am very pleased with these tires and their performance. Wear is outstanding. I'm at 65K and can still read the snow S on tread. I've actually been considering running through another winter due...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X

Ive had this current set of tires on my car for only 23,000 miles or less. I am not a very aggressive driver and only put about 15 miles per day with the occasional highway road trip. within the past 6 weeks, Ive had 3 different tires blowout on me. all interior sidewall with exposed wire framing. Discount tire tells me, oh this is normal wear and tear BS....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta PS31

With a thousand miles I'm still enamored that all tires match. I purchased the car with 17,669 miles on it along with Dunlop's on the fronts and Bridgestone on the rears. Fronts probably original, rears replaced. Had some curb rash repaired, the rims refinished and tires mounted at the same place for under $800.00. So far I've been on the LA frwys on 100...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LE Sport

Have this tire replace the oem P zero nero at 14000 miles, which is very noise! This Kumho is much better on noise level as well as performance compare to these OEM. I go for a plus size 215/40-17 instead of the stock size. On Tire Rack, these tire will not fit the Fiat Abarth or any other 500. But they do fit without rubbing on a stock rim. These tire...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

this tire honestly exceeded my expectations for it. Dry traction is outstanding, the only way to ever get them to break free of the pavment is to punch the throttle hard from a dead stop and even then a couple chirps of skidding rubber and there stuck to the ground again.The Wet traction is way better then I had expected from such a summer looking tread...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta PS91

Exceptional grip in all conditions. Compared to the original F1 Supercars that came on the 1LE, these PS91s offer improved traction when accelerating and cornering and they don't turn into water skis as soon as the road gets damp. At 7,000 miles, I estimate that these tires will easily make it to 15k (the original F1s made it 11k). I can verify that the...  Read More

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

My first set of the KUMHO ECSTA 4X II's got me about 38K miles before I replaced them and at that point the tread was basically gone off of at least two tires. That being said, they're inexpensive and when they're new they perform wonderfully. I bought a 2nd set and I may drive a little less spiritedly to see if I can get more life out of them.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

The Kuhmo's have been a pleasant surprise. Excellent road manners, very quiet compared to Goodyear, Sumi's & BFg's. Side wall has some give but predictable. Dry traction is excellent while wet traction is comparable. Very pleased would definately buy again for the SS depending upon durability, time will tell. Kuhmo's have come a long way since my first set...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta ASX

Replaced OEM tires Dunlop Sport 5000 M. Cost of replacement Dunlops, $173ea. Cost of Kuhmo Ecstas $82ea. The Kuhmo's ride is softer, less thud on bumps/tar strips and quieter, less transmitted pavement groove noise and tread noise. The steering is not quite as accurate. Cornering ability is slightly less on dry pavement, noticeably better on wet pavement.Stop...  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 Ecsta PA31

I had these tires installed at the South Bend Distribution Center in March of 2016. First off, I can not recommend having Tire Rack install your tires enough. Fantastic experience!South Bend's location is such that you are just south of Michigan in Indiana and only about 50 minutes from Lake Michigan to east. I tell you this because when I drove from central...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta PS91

Bought this tires cause I wanted a performance tire at low cost because I usually kill my tire pretty fast Daily drive and track during the weekend I did not want to spend to much on track tire since I am just an normal guy going to the track for fun.But wow so far the Tire are amazing for the price I don't think any tire can beat them. I felt limited with...  Read More