Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R

My C63 AMG has a tune that boosts it from 450HP to around 525HP at the flywheel. I came from Michelin Pilot Super Sports, which are fantastic tires, but there's just no comparison... the Michelins aren't even close. This particular car is quite under-tired in the rear, which makes it very tail happy. Even though I'm running the same factory-specified tire...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Grabber HTS

Best tires I've had, Aggressive driving. I wore them out in 8000 miles doing burnouts and autocrossing the truck. I have an LS3 Corvette V8 in my single cab pickup. When the tires were new, they made ZERO road noise and rode smoothly. I took them through 8 of slushy snow and they performed. I took them through severly soft sand in a well traveled river bed...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Latitude Tour

The best wet and dry traction I've yet experienced. A quiet and comfortable ride on the highway, with confident cornering and braking in the city. An outstanding tire.About as sticky as my prior Scorpions, stickier than the Geolandars I installed before that. Much smoother and much quieter than both. They might be a touch less sporty than the Scorpions; I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Energy Saver A/S

68k on these and they have been just fine. Rotated them at 25k and then again at 50k, just now looking for a new set - will easily make it to 70,000. Noise is good on the black stuff, little loud on concrete. Can't really comment on snow performance - car is too light (Rav4 2wd) to go anywhere in the snow, don't get much down here anyway. All in all a great...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXV4

I use this Mazda CX7 in all weathers around Pittsburgh, with occasional road trips to up-state New York, Canada, and across Ohio. Winters cold, snowy, and icy. Spring fall rainy, Summers can be very warm. Generally pleased with the all round performance and noise levels, which help make this vehicle fun to drive. However, had hoped to get more than 30,000...  Read More

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

I bought these All Seasons( with low expectations ) to replace my fast wearing yet sticky Summer Pirelli P Zeros. When new the Pilots are squishy while cornering even moderately aggressive. This lessens and eventually goes away around 500 miles or so.I live in Eastern Pennsylvania and these tires got me to and from work in the snow all winter. My S4 didn't...  Read More

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

This is the only tire I will buy. It is and always will be #1 for me. These Michelins are great. No other tires can compare to how well they perform. They grip so well that I've yet to find someplace where they will not do their job. Of course, nothing works well on ice. I have a heavy foot and normally drive 20mph over the speed limit on highways. I take...  Read More

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

Bought the Pirelli Scorpions after reading several positive reviews. Normally buy Michelin, which these replaced but took a chance. Very happy I did, these are great tires! My Q5 is definitely better in the rain vs. the Latitudes that were on it when I bought it. Very quiet and handle well. Wear is apparent at 15k miles with no apparent changes in the tire...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP

Just broke in my new Michelin tires on a 1000 mile trip from VA to PA and back and they performed great! They handled excellent on the highway (dry and wet conditions). Going 80+ in heavy downpour these tires kept me in constant contact with the road. Never once, in about a 20 minute stretch of heavy rain, did the tires lose traction with the road! Dry...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

My SL500 came with Michelin Pilot Sports which I described as having infinite grip. However, I bought another set of wheels which came with Pirelli Zero Russo's. The Pirellis completely destroyed my confidence in the handling of the car. They were noisy, would spin in the wet, they wouldn't stop as well and I had to fight the steering wheel over grooves in...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin LTX M/S2

I love the ride quality of this tire. I previously had the older version (LTX M/S) on an Explorer I had and ran 2 sets of them on it over the time I had the vehicle. 1st set went on at 11K (Firestone recall) and lasted to 133K and I sold the vehicle with the second set still on it at 240K. The M/S2 has not been a disappointment. I have seen my fuel mileage...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Latitude Tour HP

We installed these on my wife's 2013 Audi Q7 TDI Premium Plus. Upon install, the car had a bad shimmy which was fixed with a road force balance (revealing a badly out of round tire, which was replaced under warranty). Since then (and with another road force balance -- a requirement for luxury cars), these tires have outperformed my expectations. They are...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Likely the best tire I've ever owned. After mounting and road force balancing on my 2003 BMW 540i M-Sport, the car came to life. It is incredibly predictable, whether wet or dry, and these tires hit the corners better than just about any I've ever owned. If you're a spirited driver like me, be sure and stay on top of the pressure of the tires to keep maximum...  Read More

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

reasonable overall performer. I live in the North west and this is definitely a good 3 season tire with very good performance characteristics for what it is (a ultra-high performance all-season tire). It has good slow breaking away characteristics (progressive) in the dry and copes very well with manageable wet performance as well   Read More

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

Just had these tires installed 2 days ago. Although they have less than 100 miles on them I can't believe the difference in the ride over the OEM Bridgestone's. The first first thing I noticed when leaving the install shop was how quiet the tires are. Much quieter than the OEM tires. The ride and handling were top notch. A month ago I installed Michelin MXV4...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2

I had to write a review because I read another review that said the tire's sidewall is not still. Sorry, it is. Yes, these are on a legacy 3.6R, but I've had EVO VIII and G35 coupe. I've had Advan's, Michelin Pilot Super Sport, and I've had Bridgestone RE050A.These tires are as stiff as the Bridgestones, they have a wide tread (more square than most), and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak LM-60

I have this tire for only 600 miles. However, I live in Colorado, so we get different weather now in November. When I installed this tire temperature was in 60's. There is no doubt this tire is made for strictly winter conditions. It is soft on dry, steering response is much worse then with all-season tires, not to mention Michelin PSS I put in garage until...  Read More

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

I live on Vancouver Island and we get relatively little snow. However, we get a lot of rain. I just switched from the older Pilot Sports and my immediate impression was very good. The handling was rock solid and traction was what I have come to expect from Michelins. Road noise is significantly quieter than my previous tires, something my wife commented on...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I am ordering a new set of 4 X Ice for my Audi A4 even though I could still get more out of my previous X ices which are entering their third winter season, but when it comes to snow and ice driving I have learned it's best not to extract the last ounce out of a tread. I love these tires! They handle nearly as well as my summer Extreme Contact Continentals,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Defender

It is better than the original Michelins. I have noticed a great difference in the in poise level and tone of the tires based on the pavement the tires are running on. New or less than 3 year old black top is almost no noise, very comfortable. On concrete that has been put down in the last 6 to 8 years with those DOT required cross grooving, the tires are...  Read More