Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

My set of tires are dedicated winter tires mounted on OEM wheels. I currently have approx 1200 miles of driving in my daily commuter - '17 Volt. As a winter tire, the snow and ice traction is way above and beyond compared to the all season LRR tires that came with the vehicle. Just had the first snow storm (didn't drive through it though) recently but did...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Defender LTX M/S

The tires were purchased for winter driving. Old tires had 47,000 miles and were low. I have had the opportunity to use the tires in the snow in the last Cleveland snow storm. they meet the expectations of a tire that will keep me safe. I used the tires prior to the snow storm and tested the hydroplaning to a small degree and they worked very well. stopping...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

These are my first set of winter tires and I can only compare them on the car to the summer performance tires that the car comes with. I've mostly driven AWD cars with all season tires in the past. I live in Buffalo, NY (insert joke about how much it snows here). I work in healthcare and need to be able to get to work everyday at weird hours. I bought these...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

Granted, I've only been on these for a day now, but it feels like I'm riding on couch cushions versus the bricks that were my all seasons. Unsurprisingly, these tires rated #1 in comfort in its class on TireRack. The softer compound definitely helps with every performance aspect. Road noise is comparably minimal since my ears are accustomed to the louder...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

First off, I am no tire expert. Second, I have only driven these tires for 800 miles. Third, I am not a professional driver, I have never tracked a car, and I have never had any track/racing lessons. I live in New York City and do most of my driving on the weekends getting out of the city to either eastern Long Island or upstate New York. I seldom drive...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus TA71

My 2013 Dodge Dart came with Kumho KH16 from factory (205/55/16) brand new when I purchased the car in 2014 it had 13,000. 2 years later those tires lasted me to about 56,000 Miles. After doing my own research and chatting with Tire Rack online, I went ahead purchased these Kumho TA71 over the General Altimax RT43 and I believe I made the best decision. I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I wasn't sure about these tires as they looked like they had pretty narrow tread for a snow tire. I am glad to say that I was wrong, as they are great in the snow and ice. I put these on my wife's new car and would be in a bit of hot water if they were not the best snow tire I could get. they are. We live in upstate NY and have had several heavy storms...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I have driven on these tires for the last 3 months in (Oct-Dec) Wasilla/Anchorage, Alaska. We have had several Ice/Fog conditions and some snow with several cars that ran off the road. These tires have performed as well, if not better then the last 3 sets of Blizzaks that I have run on this car. I will say this- these tires are worthless until they warm up...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier A/S

I am a Michelin lover. Got a set of four tires the other day for my 2003 Toyota Corolla LE. These tires provide a very smooth ride. I used to have Michelin Defender on the car installed by the previous owner (brand new, he purchased them from Sears. Made in Mexico).. I had driven 20,000 miles on them, half of the tread was gone. The car was roudy even with...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I moved from Texas to New Jersey, bringing my rear wheel drive Infiniti coup with me. With the original Dunlop all season tires, driving in the winter was almost impossible. Since I drive this car only about 8000 miles a year, I chose to go with XIce Xi3, and keep the snow tires on the car year round. So far, it has been a great experience. The tires have a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I bought these for a winter set and hadn't installed them before I got caught in the snow with my new set of all season which did pretty good and started to think I wasted my money buying the X-ice Michelins but I must say after putting them on my car for the first good snow of the season I am very happy with them the traction is almost unbelievable I'm...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier LTX

I bought this vehicle used this past summer and it came with a set of Continentals. I knew when I saw them they were not going to be good because I had a really bad experience with the same tires on a previous car. I put up with them for a while. And even though they had a few thousand miles left on them the lack of wet traction was actually dangerous. Plus...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

Only have roughly 700 miles on these tires, but since I just drove through a snow storm from Iowa City to Chicago, I figured I could say a thing or two. First and fore most, these tires are far superior to the tires Acura installed when I purchased this vehicle new. Original tires were Michelin Primacy HXM4. The original tires had long tire wear (almost...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXV4

I have 130,000 km's on these tires and I still have 60% life left on them. These tires are awesome in all weather. Icy roads are a challenge for these tires but it might be too that my car is not very heavy. Handling is awesome in dry weather and in wet weather as well. I am going to purchase these tires for my other vehicle. Tread life is amazing. I've had...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position

Had Michelin PSS for 18,000 miles. They were down to wear bars. Replaced with Pole Positions. Fabulousvride, low noise considering Max performance summer rubber. Overall handling is 95% as good as PSS. Wet traction is better than PSS, and ride quality is same or better. Car handles and tracks perfectly. Running factory psi specs of 35/36. Wear rate at 1,700...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

This is absolutely the BEST tire I have had on my 07 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. I drive a healthy mix of city and highway, on a winding mountain highway. Good tires are very important to me. I have had a whole host of tires on my Highlander over the years trying to find the promised land of durability, handling and ride comfort.Prior to the Continental...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

Replaced original Goodyear ZP on 2007 Corvette Conv. with 35K miles. Immediate reduction in road noise and comfort of ride. Sidewall is softer and absorbs noise much better than original run flat tires. Eliminated humm from back tires that I thought was just par for the course for tires with this much road contact. Paid more for independent garage to install...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

Living in Minnesota winters have a tendency to be really tough. One day we will have -15 degree temps and it will be nothing but sheer ice, the next day it could be 20 degrees with wet heavy snow. So far the tires have been absolutely phenomenal! When I got them installed to replace the OEM all season Nexen tires I was expecting that the road noise would be...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli P Zero

These tires came stock on my new car. I previously had the older P Zeros Pirellis on my 2007 911 and did not really like them. They were fast wearing and did not let you know when you where getting close to losing traction. I replaced them with Michelin Super Sports and truly love these tires. I still have them on my 2007 (now my wife's car). I recently took...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

These tires replaced the original Bridgestone Potenza's (high performance, summer) that came with the G37. They are a noticeable step up in performance, primarily in the wet, compared to the Bridgestones. They are also quieter, though that may not be an accurate comparison as the Bridgestones were at the end of their life compared to the new Michelin's. This...  Read More