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

I have put two sets of these Michelin's on our car and I am about to put on a third. I got 80,000 miles out of the first set, 70,000 out of the second and only replaced because I will be potentially be driving them in snow. My only criticism of the tires is that I have not found the traction to be great in snow and mud the few times I have my Pilot in those...  Read More

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

Spent a weekend in Sacramento area from SF Bay Area this weekend. Had mix of crazy weather over weekend - sunny & dry, cold and slightly icy, hard pouring rain and a bit of hail. Tires performed extremely well over dry asphalt - quiet, sticky, crisp and responsive. Was expecting it to deteriorate in rain, hail and wet pavement, but didn't skip a beat. Not a...  Read More

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

I now know how the other half live! What an incredible difference. I bought these to replace the OEM equipped Goodyear Eagles, which were acceptable in most driving conditions, but brutal in winter. I started to wonder if it was the car. Nope, definitely the tires! It is not surprising to roll off the driveway and onto a snow covered road in our development...  Read More

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

These tires seem to handle and drive better than the OEM Goodyears. Definitely better on wet roads, smoother and quieter too. Great tires.   Read More

New Max Performance Summer Tires: Michelin Pilot Sport 4S and Continental ExtremeContact Sport

Don't blame me if your area gets blasted with cold and snow tomorrow, but many meteorologists are predicting an early spring. Are you ready for spring and wondering what's new in the Max Performance Summer category? Michelin Pilot Sport 4S Continental ExtremeContact Sport If you've got a fun and sporty car, it most likely came equipped with Max Performance...  Read More

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

Great All-season tires! Long life! I mistakenly bought these High Performance Michelin Premier A/S 3+ Tires instead of the Ultra-High Performance Michelin Premier A/S 3+ Tires that I was trying to purchase, but it was still a great buy nonetheless! These High-Performance Tires can handle a little heavier load than the Ultra-High Performance version as well....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus

Put these Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus tire on my 2011 Acura RL after the Michelin Pilots became lour and unstable at 20K miles. What a difference!! Love this tire, smooth, quiet and very stable for a heavy sedan like the Acura RL. Sold vehicle after 8,500 miles on the P7's so I can't really comment on treadwear, except to say they looked brand-new...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport 3

I am surprised the tires have lasted as long as they have. Ford told me 2 years ago I was ready for new tires... that was 10,000 miles ago and I still have the original set installed. I really like these tires, they do more than my driving style does. I have the same complaint though that some others have mentioned. As the tire gets close to its end, the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S Plus ZP

This tires are far superior to the original equipment tires. Ride, handling, noise level, and over all satisfaction are outstanding. I have always like Michelin tires. It is like driving a completely different vehicle.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 ZP

Tires stick like you know what on dry warm tarmac. Any water on road forget about it. Do yourself and your car a favor and park it. Otherwise go out on a nice sunny day and have a blast for about 7 thousand miles. Then get the wallet out because that's all folks. But those are 7000 fun if not short miles. There is no stickier tire. PERIOD!   Read More

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

I replaced my Continental OEM runflats with these Michelin PS AS/3 + non runflats and so far I am very happy with them. I only have about 450 miles on them so far and they are a great improvement in ride, quietness and handling. Have yet to get them up to high speed although I plan to soon.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Road test immediately following installation was a mixture of elation and disappointment. Handling definitely much improved, but with substantially increased harshness in ride comfort, and road noise.Followed break-in recommendations, driving carefully for the next 800+ km. Ride comfort improved somewhat. After 1700 km my assessment is performance-wise...  Read More

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

These Pilot Sport A/S 3+ tires were purchased to replace Pilot Super Sports to allow one set of year-round tires after moving to Georgia to avoid Northern winters. The goal was to combine the Pilot Super Sport Summer tire's dry and wet road traction with the ability to survive Atlanta's occasional wintertime snow and ice. All-Season Pilot Sport A/S 3+ tires...  Read More

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

Will not get 45k out of them. Car sees 60 miles round trip daily. Amazing tire, wont knock it at all! The grip was still VERY good at 3-5/32nds. Down very close to wear bars at 37K, ie 3/32 on out side, 2/32 in center. Used to driving Corvettes and exotics.Great tire if you want southern all season performance, or 90-95% of the Pilot Sport cups while getting...  Read More

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

I just replaced Sumitomos with the Michelin AS 3+ the difference is amazing. I now get traction instead of wheel spin even on wet surfaces, they are so quiet I can hear my engine or my cell phone. These tires are a great choice, well worth the price.   Read More

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

Right off the bat the two biggest differences between the AS3 and the OEM tires, which wore out in 11K mi, was the handling and wet road performance. The car actually feels lighter on its feet; steering response is much quicker - move the wheel and car responds instantly.I have been able to chirp the tires in a 1st to 2nd gear up shift with traction control...  Read More

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

These tires replaced the set that came on the car when we bought it used. I was not impressed by the ride or the response. A slow leak issue prompted us to replace them and our mechanic/ TireRack installer recommended the Michelin brand, these tires specifically. The ride is firm, not plush but the handling is excellent. The BMW 128i now drives like it...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

I bought those tires mostly on the basis of other reviews. I didn't want to buy a dedicated snow tire/wheel set for my M5 and wanted something to work in snow and summer.Bottom line, this tire's traction in snow is very decent... On ice, it's not that good as I expected. The ride is soft and cornering isn't that great but again this is an all season tire...  Read More

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

The best non-runflat tires I have ever experienced. Tires change the characteristics of a car, completely : Words to live by. If you are unsatisfied with the road noise, comfort level, traction in wet/snow conditions, you need to try these.   Read More

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

I am very, very pleased with this tire. I transitioned from some Bridgestone Potenza's which were excellent summer tires and the idea was to get a great all-conditions tire. I am a first responder in a city with poor road treatment in the snow. Within two weeks of purchasing this tire I experienced ice and snow conditions which were very uneasy on the...  Read More