Better Fuel Mileage with Your Tires

With the tire being the only thing contacting the road while you drive, it becomes obvious that the tire plays a roll in your vehicle's fuel economy. This characteristic is referred to as "Tire Rolling Resistance". There are a few nuances to keep in mind when examining tires and fuel economy. It has been proven that as a tire wears, it becomes less resistant...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier LTX

Not cheap; but appears to be an excellent value for the money. Ride is quiet and really smooth. Less noise than I experienced on the LTX M/S and LTX M/S2 that I put on my '03 Expedition. These are on my daughter's'06 Pacifica, which is a much lighter vehicle. It's really too early to judge; but treadwear is not noticeable after 5K miles. Wet and Dry Handling...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXM4

This review is written at 16,500 miles on the original Michelin Primacy MXM4 OEM tires on a 2015 Tesla Model S85 with 19 tires. I will definitely be replacing these tires with the same OEM tire when the time comes. They ride smoothly and handle the vehicle load as well as any tire I've ever had on any of my previous vehicles including my 2004 BMW M3 19 Pilot...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP

This is the OEM tire on new Z51 and Z06 Corvettes (except for the Z07 package with the Cup tires). It's a solid tire for a daily driver -- no issues. What amazed me was how well the tire performed during a couple track days. Get a little heat into the tires, and they stick as well as Toyo R888's, which are a dedicated track tire I've used many times over the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin LTX A/T 2

Incredible tire. I bought my first Ram 1500 back in 2011 - a 4x4 Crew Cab Hemi powered Big Horn. It came with hokey 20 wheels with chromed wheel covers (What the heck?) and Goodyear tires. Horrible combination for gravel. I had two right side blowouts within two months of purchase (strong possibility that the tires had been damaged in the centers while...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac

I had my mind made up on buying a set of BF Goodrich all terrain ta/ko's when I came across the wrangler dura trac. I like the aggressive look of the dura trac, a number of the reviews I read people commented that they had the ta/ko's before and liked the dura trac better and the dura trac was priced better. I have only had the new tires about 3000 miles and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich Advantage T/A

Excellent set of tires as compared to Kumho Solus(uneven wear after 25,000 miles)) and General Altimax(uneven wear and quality decline after 20,000 miles). Plenty of tread even at 65,000 miles and decided to get new tires(Michelin Premier) as road noise was becoming apparent(beginning of tire being compromised).   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier LTX

Mounted these on my 2008 Infiniti FX35 AWD a couple weeks back now and am genuinely surprised by the difference in ride. I'm a nail magnet and have lost 7 tires in 8 years. I've gone through several brands and most recently had Hankooks. I thought those were good tires until I used these Michelin's. The ride now is 100% smoother with better grip and I feel...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

I roll these tires on both my Audi Q7 and my VW Touareg. When I first swapped my tires to these in the VW, my wife looked at me and asked if it was normal to feel such a ride difference in the tires. From even the passenger seat, the ride difference is noticeable. From the driver's seat, each car became a whole new experience in driving. Admittedly, going...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier LTX

Mounted these on my 2008 Infiniti FX35 AWD a couple weeks back now and am genuinely surprised by the difference in ride. I'm a nail magnet and have lost 7 tires in 8 years. I've gone through several brands and most recently had Hankooks. I thought those were good tires until I used these Michelin's. The ride now is 100% smoother with better grip and I feel...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S

Excellent tire in both wet and dry conditions. Shortly after installing them, I drove the Blue Ridge parkway in a weekend-long fall rain (which meant there was no one on the parkway but me) and was very pleased with wet grip - was able to maintain 50-55 mph through all of the curves, in the rain and with wet leaves in many spots. Made sure steering inputs...  Read More

New Wheels and Tires For Your New Ford Focus RS

Did you just get a Focus RS or have one on the way? Depending on how you've configured your RS, you probably have 19x8 ET 50 dark grey cast alloy wheels on 235/35R19 Michelin Pilot Super Sports. For many RS drivers there is no need to upgrade. The Michelin Pilot Super Sport is a great match for those looking for a balanced tire. It's got a crisp steering...  Read More

Putting Larger Wheels on Your Vehicle

Plus Sizing, the process of changing wheels and increasing the diameter, is a great way to enhance the look and performance of your vehicle. What is plus sizing and how does it work? This involves changing the tire and/or wheel size from the original size in a controlled manner so as to maintain certain critical dimensions. When creating a Plus Size¬†fitment,...  Read More

Must I Keep My Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Functional?

When shopping for new wheels and tires for your 2008 model-year or newer vehicle, you will have to address the tire pressure monitoring system. The National Highway Traffic Safety Agency (NHTSA) and a handful of states have made the option of running without sensors a little more limited. This can become complicated and should be addressed directly with a...  Read More

You Can Now Pick Up Your Order in New Castle, Delaware

Are you a loyal or prospective Tire Rack customer living close to our New Castle, Delaware distribution center? If you've wanted to pick up in the past, you couldn't because of Delaware's restrictive retail licensing laws. Now, thanks to a recent change in the state's tax laws, you can pick up your order at our facility in New Castle. Our Delaware...  Read More

New Payment Option: Goodyear Credit Card

We often get calls from customers asking if we have financing options. While we don't directly finance purchases, we have historically accepted Bill Me Later, which is now PayPal Credit. Also, we will continue accepting this method for online orders, but now there is another option! If you already have a Goodyear Credit Card, then you're in luck! You can now...  Read More

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

I'm not often compelled to write positive reviews, I tend towards writing negative reviews to assist others from making the same mistakes I have. In this case, this tire is not a mistake. I am coming from OEM Goodyear LS2 ROF (Run on Flat) tires in 245/45 19 size to the AS/3 + in the same size and the difference is nothing short of transformative.Most...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

My first set of the KUMHO ECSTA 4X II's got me about 38K miles before I replaced them and at that point the tread was basically gone off of at least two tires. That being said, they're inexpensive and when they're new they perform wonderfully. I bought a 2nd set and I may drive a little less spiritedly to see if I can get more life out of them.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier A/S

The tires have only been on the car for about 1,000 miles, so there is not too much to report. They ride and handle well. Tire is quiet at any speed. Have not experienced any snow, so I cannot comment on such. Don't feel like I can comment on how they are wearing as they are brand new. Tire looks great on the car.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

Third time buying a set of these tires! I've tried other tires on other vehicles and i just can't find any tire i love as much as this one, literally the best tire in the world when it comes to performance. track/street these tires of amazing, grip for days, literally when the tires get to your door, you can't slide your hand across them they are so sticky.Th...  Read More