Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3

I live in Southeast PA, and my 3 season tires are Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3s (which I've also reviewed). I purchased the Sottozero 3 for below freezing driving months, frequently harsh winters, and to retain the sporty driving characteristics of my car when road road conditions are good. It's not easy to find a winter tire that is good in many road...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Transforce AT

Bought a full set for my crew cab on recomendation of mechanic at teh shop I normally go to, never again. I only remembered later on that a 92 4x4 my parents used to have had the same tires, and it could get stuck in less then 5in of snow. On my Crew cab the only time these tires had any wet pavement traction was when I had a good load in the bed, but when...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Destination A/T

Just put on 2nd set of destination AT on my 04 Ranger Edge. 1st set got me 73K miles. The first 50K miles was highway and paved roads. The last 23K miles was the same and sand/stone quarry. Tire works great in snow, for a 2WD light truck low gear makes a difference. Replaced 1st set due to low tread and visible cracking. Otherwise i would have kept going on...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Destination LE 2

After much research, I bought a set of these for my 4x4 f150. I'm a cdl truck driver 10+years, so please don't listen to all the whiny people who can't drive on snow, And don't have a clue what they are talking about.This is the best all around tire I have found for light pickups/ SUVs. What I like is they are a strong- well made tire! Great traction, great...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin LTX M/S2

Although I am only allowed to enter a maximum of 100,000 miles, I actually put 129,000 miles on the tires before replacement. Tread wear was in the 3-4/32 range for all four tires.I replaced them because of sidewalk cracks and cracks between the tread blocks. In other words, the tread outlasted the rubber.I rotated the tires every other oil change and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Hankook Dynapro AT-M

We have a 15 Expedition and the tire came stock; i was impressed right away in a good amount of snow 9 inches or so. The truck held strong, braked well, and acceleration was not an issue at all. now we have no snow and it impresses me again. I didn't realize how quiet the tire was until I had to get new tires from my F150 (2014). I went with Toyo ATII - they...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Hankook Dynapro HT RH12

I am a long-time fan of Hankook tires, but this is my first experience with this particular (SUV/Truck) model. I had these installed on my Toyota RAV-4 after much comparison to other premium brands. Absolutely no regrets. I've found them to be excellent performers and an outstanding value! They provide a very smooth and quiet ride, with great hydroplane...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin LTX M/S2

fifth set of Michelin LXT M/S. Previous four sets got over 100000 miles on the three different light Trucks. Yes I moved a set from a Hardbody to a 4Runner. Most recent set improved gas mileage 4 mpg city and 6 mpg highway over stock tires.   Read More

Introducing the Tire Rack Rolling Tire Storage Rack

Our wall mounted Tire Storage Rack has been one of our best-selling accessory items for years. While it's still a popular item, we have decided to add to our arsenal of storage solutions and are pleased to offer the Tire Rack Rolling Tire Storage Rack. The Tire Rack Rolling Tire Storage Rack is a well-engineered option that easily stores and moves up to...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin LTX A/T 2

I've had three GMC SIERRA's since 2000 and I've had these MICHELIN'S on each one. The set on my present truck has almost 70K and I estimate I could get at least another 20K. I live in San Diego Co. snd therefore don't have to deal with snow. Max psi is 80psi and I run them at 55. Which make them run a little easier giving me better mileage. On the other hand...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental CrossContact LX

I've only got 2500 miles on this tire, but I'm very impressed with the ride comfort and noise level. These are very quiet and very comfortable. They absorb most small road vibrations and rough surfaces (like small rocks and gravel)they are very quiet. I'd have to say they are the quietest tire you could buy for a light truck or suv. The sidwalls are not very...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Scorpion Verde All Season Plus

Had the previous generation Verde (not Plus) on my previous Mercedes MLs. Moved up a size to the GL, and immediately after purchase took off the factory run-flat tires, replacing them with the Verde Plus. Extremely happy with them. I don't cut corners - the size is a touch too large (285 vs. 275) for the vehicle but that's part of what needs to be done. Ride...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V1

Great winter tire with excellent snow traction, both light and heavy. One of the best non-studded ice tires out there. Unfortunately with BOTH sets of Blizzaks I've owned, treadwear underperforms. I am replacing the Blizzaks on my truck after just over 25K miles since the treads are worn beyond legal limits.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S

BEST TIRE EVER! Seriously, I've tried many different tires from BFG, Goodyear, Interco, and the like, and no ONE tire performs better at everything than this tire.Need to walk a curb? No problem. The enhanced silica sidewall simply does not scuff. These tires stick like glue when you are at full tilt on a cloverleaf on-ramp to the interstate, but wear...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama iceGUARD iG51v

The Yokohamas proved their worth here in Buffalo during the worst winter storm since the Blizzard of '77. The truck didn't get stuck once driving across very icy roads with deep snow on very steep inclines. Driving in bumper high snow will work. Snow higher than that and you're going nowhere with any vehicle. When driving with relatively new original factory...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS80

I am a longtime Blizzak owner. The first set I owned was in 1998 for my Mazda Protege. It's amazing how Bridgestone continues to improve what I regard as the best winter season tire available. I've used DM1V's on my trucks and WS on my cars and crossovers for nearly two decades. They generally last 3 seasons before the multicell compound is broken down and...  Read More

The Best All-Terrain Tires for On-Road Use

Maybe you like the look of an all-terrain tire, or perhaps you may be looking for a tire with a bit more biting edge than a traditional Highway All-Season, or you might even be a driver that explores light off-road use with your truck or SUV. If you fit any one of these examples, you represent a huge portion off the On-/Off-Road All-Terrain tire market. While...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac

AWSOME tire, i have 80000+ miles on these tires and they are just starting to show noticeable wear. And ifi was to judge,i would say there is another 60000-80000 before i will need to order the next set. They are a bit noisy but come on they are a off road tire, and i have certainly heard tires way worse for noise. I put these light truck load range E 80psi...  Read More

Is the General AltiMAX Arctic the Best Studdable Winter / Snow Tire?

With recent snow falls still making news, many of us our reminded that we still have many weeks (and months in some areas) of winter driving left this season. To see if February is still a good time to purchase winter tires, take a look at "Is it Too Late to Buy Winter / Snow Tires?"   The Bridgestone Blizzak WS80, and Michelin X-Ice Xi3 and Bridgestone...  Read More

What's the Best All-Season Tire for Ice and Snow?

All-season tires are a great option for many drivers. They are suitable for drivers who live in an area that receives occasional light snow, and/or freezing temperatures a few times throughout the year. Some all-season tires, such as the Continental ExtremeContact DWS, even provide above average snow capabilities that are a benefit in winter months. However,...  Read More