Since Bridgestone purchased Firestone back in 1988, much of Bridgestone's cutting-edge technology has been incorporated into Firestone tires. For many years, the Firestone Destination LE has been a popular value-oriented replacement tire for street driven light trucks, SUVs and crossover vehicles. This all-season tire is smooth and quiet with good wet traction and is offered with a generous 60,000-mile treadwear warranty.
All good things must come to an end, and Firestone has replaced the well-loved Destination LE with a new and improved tire, aptly called the Firestone Destination LE 2.
Firestone Destination LE
Firestone Destination LE 2
How do the two tires compare? The tires are different enough that Firestone doesn't recommend mixing the two designs, so the Destination LE 2 should be installed in a set of four. Firestone has also made some notable improvements :
- Longer treadwear
- Quieter ride
- Better winter traction
- Improved dry grip
- Lower rolling resistance
The Firestone Destination LE 2 is an even better tire than the Destination LE, which was already a great tire. It's available in sizes to fit many Ford, GM and Chevy full-size pickups, as well as popular SUV and CUVs like the Nissan Murano and Ford Edge.