Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Carving Edge

I live in the country with a very long driveway and travel on country roads. So far this tire has been very good in deep snow and on ice. I have not lost any traction in moderate snow depths, or on black ice conditions. I am very impressed with the traction this tire provides in a rear-wheel, high performance car. The price is great and so far no problems in...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I drive quite a bit on the highway and on back roads. I live in te real northern New York near the Canadian border. We get ice and snow. I have waited to write this report to give enough time to properly test these tires according to the other reviews I have read. I drive about 30,000 miles in a year. I have owned over 80 vehicles and have tried all tires....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS80

I have survived seven PA winters using performance all-season tires but knew it was just a matter of time before my Mustang got stuck and left me out in the cold. I did my research and opted for a set of WS80 Blizzaks for my factory rims and purchased a set of new wheels / tires for the rest of the year.My previous set of tires were Michelin Pilot Sport A/S...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

The set of four Continental Pure Contacts I purchased for my 2012 Honda Accord was one of the best decisions I have made. These tires provide a good, comfortable ride and the car handles quite nicely. The real test has been the last couple of months in snow country, which was my primary focus when buying these tires. In the snow, these tires perform very...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Grabber AT 2

Had BFG AT/KO tires before and although mostly satisfied with all aspects except snow I wanted to try a different tire. I wanted BFG TA KO2 tires, but my size is not available until November. I needed tires now, after comprehensive research which really ends up confusing as there are as many one stars as there are five for most tires. Frankly these tires...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

There is not a single street car that cannot be made better by putting these tires on. The hype is real. I use these exclusively for summer tires and have a second set of winter wheels & tires. Even though the winter tires are excellent at their intended job I always can't wait for spring to put these tires back on. The ride does firm up a bit because of the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac

I have the 31x10.5x15 on my stock 2004 Jeep Wrangler 4.0. They replaced the stock Goodyear wrangler SR-A tires. These were put on right before a snowstorm that dumped 10 of snow and they handled it perfectly. I had it in two wheel drive to test how they handled and in normal driving w/ about 3 of unplowed snow on the roads I had to really push it to get the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Ultra Grip Winter

For the amount of miles on these tires I am very pleased with their overall performance. I live and play in snow country, northern Wisconsin and UP of Michigan, these tires have tracked through snow that all season tires on a front wheel drive car would never go!   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport ZP

Great performance tires on all road conditions but I am a little disappointed. At 23,000(rated for 30,000) miles the tread still has more to go but there is excessive tire noise thumping, often called feathering, caused by flat spots on the outside edge of the tire. Four wheel alignment and balance has always been spot on. The noise is forcing me to go...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Eagle LS-2

I purchased my AWD Acura TLX in January. I have driven the tires in all conditions including light snow, heavy snow, greasy wet snow, packed snow, dry roads, and wet roads. Based on the reviews I read, I expected the worst. I have been pleasantly surprised by the performance. With that being said, I know Acura's excellent AWD system, the TLX's sound...  Read More

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

I've put these tires to the test and I am absolutely in love with them. Although I haven't had a lot of travel time with them, my first impression is they are a meaty tread with massive water channels, and they run a little on the small side (275 has slight stretch on 10.5 wheel). I've launched my car on dry pavement and I get little more than a chirp and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Scorpion ATR

Hard to understand the wide divergence in people's evaluation of these tires. I've read the poor performance ones, mostly from the Ford F150s, and then the great ones. Having driven on every surface in my life, some of them racing, and most of them with these tires now, what I believe is that people need a proper wheel, WIDE enough for the tire and proper...  Read More

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

I searched for a tire that had better Ride, Noise, & Tread-wear, as rated by the customers. I purchased this set because I needed 20 tires to go with the Helo Chrome wheels. I preferred the OEM Tesla 19 wheel Vs the OEM 21 higher performance/lower profile tire because of the Wear factor and Road Noise. I also do not believe there is any advantage to low...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II

Admittedly this is the first sports car I've owned so I can't compare to other tires. Bought my car two months ago and immediately put these on for the NY winter. Combined with all wheel drive the traction overall is amazing.I went with these performance winter tires vice the regular ones because although there is plenty of snow here, the majority of...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Destination LE 2

I replaced a set of Firestone Destination LE (not II) that had lasted about 35,000 mi. In comparison, these tires were orders of magnitude quieter. They are great on dry roads, I have had to make a few emergency stops and have felt quite confident in their performance. Quick starts on wet roadways result in absolutely no wheel slippage (partially attributed...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

A great snow tire that I have driven in all conditions: torrential rain, slush, freezing rain, hard pack and deep snow. With my four wheel drive Outback, acceleration and braking behavior was like I was on dry pavement. The ride is smooth and quiet. I have owned Blizzaks that were noisy and performance dropped off after some wear. Bottom line: these tires...  Read More

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

Great tire...needed rear wheel drive snow ability for 10 to 15 winter days so I did not want to give up performance but needed a tire for all conditions...so far this tire has done everything in a superior way. Will buy this tire or its follow-on when I need the next set. Tire rack (Cody) was very knowledgeable on some specific technical questions.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring

Got these tires with a wheel package (18x8 Enkei Performance M52 Hyper black). Awesome combo. The wheels are very high quality and really bump up the appearance of an already great looking vehicle (my opinion of course).The stock Goodyear RS-A's were great tires. I was going to get them again, but upon reviews I splurged for what reviews said were an even...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 ZP

These tires performance are as expected. Great all-season traction on my all-wheel drive BMW 525 IX. Tires are quite and ride comfortable. I like to keep 33-34 psi in all tires. This pressure seems to give the best ride. Michelin's are a little higher priced but have NEVER been disappointed.   Read More

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

Installed these on my '13 Infiniti G37xs on the optional 18 wheels after having great results on my wife's Forester. These tires are smooth, quiet and surprisingly good in the snow. This past winter was one for the record books, but my Infiniti was unstoppable with these. It's surprising, because they don't 'look' very aggressive for winter use. I'm...  Read More