Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season

For what its worth some thoughts on my 4th set of tires for the Cobalt SS/tc the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All Seasons: Cornering wet or dry it infinitely better than the Continental Extreme Contact DWSSimilar dry launching compared the immediately outgoing ContiSportContact2 when they were new and slightly better than the Eagle GT memory in this cold of...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

One thing I didn't realize about my 335 was that I'd be changing the rear tires every 15K. Then I was even more scared when I realized that the stock Brigestone Potenza RFT's were 860 bucks for two tires. I started researching and found a bunch of tires that were non run flats that were much cheaper. Great! Then I found some that people love to AutoX with...  Read More

A 2012 Street Tire Auto-X Favorite: Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec

Although the Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec's name is a bit taxing, its popularity and test results have been quite clear. As one of the top Extreme Performance Summer tires, the Z1 Star Spec has been a hit among drivers looking to be competitive in street tire racing classes which demand a treadwear of 140 or higher.It seems that the creation of a new...  Read More

Installation is Even Easier!

Concerned about where to have your new tires installed? No worries, we have an extensive list of Recommended Installers who are ready to handle your installation needs at a great price. Also, this list just got quite a bit larger!    We are pleased to announce that all 800+ Sears Auto Center locations have joined our Recommended Installer program as...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DW

Great tire - I have a long commute and was looking for a tire that had high performance characteristics but with a bit more mileage since I tend to accumulate miles quickly on this car.. Nice compromise. Handling sharpness and steering response is a step down from the oem conti sport contact 3's that came on this car when new. However, these are super quiet,...  Read More

How to Get Your New Tires Installed

We offer many options when it comes to shipping destinations. Many customers prefer to receive their order at home so they can take their tires to an installation facility. We are able to ship to your place of work, home or alternate address. There's also the option of shipping directly to your local garage.   If you don't have a garage in mind, be sure to...  Read More

Wheels for Your New Elantra

Do you remember the Hyundai Excel? It was Hyundai's first serious push into U.S. market. Well, if you can conjure up an image or recollection of the vehicle, you can appreciate how far Hyundai has come with the new Elantra.   The 2011-2012 Elantra GLS is a nice-looking car at a reasonable price. If you feel like adding a little sportiness to your car,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR Z III

I was quite surprised how well these tires preformed. When new, they were quiet, very responsive, and overall comfortable on the road.Now that they have 18000 and some change on them, they've begun to dull. The noise over rough surfaces has increased and the response has become average. I can't really complain, they took some auto-x in the summer combined...  Read More

215/45-17 Tires for Your Toyobaru

After what seems like decades on the concept car show circuit, Toyota and Subaru are beginning to release production versions of the Toyobaru. The Subaru BRZ and Toyota FT-86 (Scion FR-S in North America) are premiering at the Tokyo Auto Show. On paper, the Toyobaru checks all the right boxes with rear-wheel drive for proper handling, proper engine placement...  Read More

General AltiMAX Arctic vs. Firestone Winterforce

Are you still researching winter / snow tires? Well, Thanksgiving has just passed us by and it's time to pare down your list and decide what tires are right for your vehicle. And to help you with your decision, take a look at two options available in the Studdable Winter/Snow category: the Firestone Winterforce and General AltiMAX Arctic. Firestone...  Read More

Cost-Effective Quality Brake Rotors from Centric

As a sales specialist at Tire Rack, I get the opportunity to test all of the tires we sell. This includes performance auto tires, Passenger All-Season tires, truck tires and more. Occasionally, I like to step outside the box and review products that don't catch as much attention on our test track as the tires. It's nice being able to recommend all products...  Read More

Not Enough Space in Your Garage?

After you buy auto tires for the summer and winter driving season, what is the best way to store the extra set that is not in use? Providing a seamless look for tire storage, the Tire Garage keeps tires up to 27" in diameter organized while freeing up extra space in your garage.Keeps tires clean and dry Protects tires from UV degradation Universal fit due to...  Read More

Michelin LTX Tires

Michelin has established itself as one of the premium brands in the market today by offering long lasting tread life with a smooth comfortable ride -- Michelin Auto Tires. Two of Michelin's top pickup tires and SUV tires include the Michelin LTX A/T 2 and the Michelin LTX M/S 2. Michelin LTX M/S 2  Available in 40 load range, sidewall and size...  Read More

Maintain Mobility in the Event a Tire is Punctured

Auto manufacturers have eliminated the spare tire in many of their new models, opting instead for the use of run-flat tires or a portable tire repair kit. So far the trend has been most prevalent with higher-end vehicles, however General Motors recently introduced its new compact car, the Chevrolet Cruze sans spare tire.Car makers today believe that the...  Read More

Matching tires on your four-wheel drive vehicle

Four-wheel drive is not just for trucks anymore. More and more four-wheel drive, also called all-wheel drive or AWD, is turning up on some unlikely cars.Mercedes-Benz calls it 4-matic Volkswagon states 4-motion Infinity and BMW use the letter X or XI in their name Audi uses Quattro Whatever the moniker, the rule stays the same. Every one of these auto makers...  Read More

It's National Tire Safety Week!

Yep, that's right! This week is devoted to the tires on your vehicle. It's all about keeping them in top condition so that your safety on the road is never compromised. Proper tire care is extremely simple and truly very easy. And as one of your favorite auto tire stores, Tire Rack is more than willing to help out with expert tire safety tips and...  Read More

Should I go SLOTTED for my rotors?

So you just purchased a new Mustang or BMW 335...a new sports car. You have upgraded your tires to the best Bridgestone or Michelin, and have your new wheels on order. Next stop...upgrading brakes!Now there are some technical decisions to make. Solid, dripped, slotted, 2-piece, big brake kit...too many options. Let's tackle slotted/drilled versus solid...  Read More

Under Pressure

Most vehicle owners do not check tire pressure nearly enough. An American Automobile Association (AAA) poll suggests that 85 percent of motorists do not even know how to check tire pressure.The most important job a tire has is to support the load to which it is attached. Tires are rated to handle specific loads but only at a predetermined air pressure. By...  Read More

C6 Corvette Tires and Wheels (Part 1: Tires)

I was talking to one of my Corvette customers the other day and he told me that in his Corvette club most members buy their Corvette Rims and New Automobile Tires from Tire Rack. By far the most popular tires I sell for this car personally are the Firestone Auto Tires, we are also one of the largest Goodyear Tire Dealers and I often sell the Original...  Read More

We're not just another tire website.

Tire Rack is your complete source for all things auto tires and wheels. Aside from our collection of rims and tires online, you'll find first-hand product reviews from our sales specialists and Tire Rack consumers alike. We essentially don't hold anything back so that you can make the best purchase possible. And so that you can feel comfortable doing so.In...  Read More