Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3

These Tires are awesome, wonderful handling, great control on the snow and fun & peace of mind driving specially in Snow.I live in Boulder, CO foothills of Rocky mountain. Its been three weeks i purchased, got delivered on time but in two separate packages. Got them installed then next day, so far i have put about 300 plus miles on these winter tires. We get...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Cinturato

Got these tires for winter on my MINI. I drive about 75 miles per day to and from work. Half on highway and half on secondary roads. I live in the Snowbelt of western NY (think Lake Effect snow). We have had now accumulations of 4-6 increase and single digit temps in the last wee and all I can say is wow. Slush and slop on highway handled no problem. packed...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3

Take this review with a grain of salt as I just had these tires installed. I had quite a few different tires on my 6 years BMW 128i and that car being as tactile as it is, I can immediately feel a the difference from a tire to another with it. I just swapped my summer tires (Continental Extreme Contact DW, which I adore) for these for getting prepared for...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental WinterContact SI

I just put these tires on before snow storm hit Chicago just a couple of days and it is performed very well in 3 inches of snow. The ride comfort and noise is much better than pirelli winter carving edge that I used to have. The tires noise is the same as my pirelli scorpion verde all season. Very impressed with this   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Cinturato

Coming over from the stock all season tires into these for winter was the best decision I could have made this winter season. The night before writing this review there was a 12 inch snowfall and I had to travel home from work. There was absolutely no issue with driving, it almost seemed as if the roads were cleared, even making it down my not plowed...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Cinturato

I don't have many miles on these yet but we recently had 2 different types of snow events that I've driven on with these. First snow was a very wet and slushy snow, these tires did wonderful the tread design really helps channel the slush out of the tire. The second snow event was this weekend when it was much colder and we had a very fluffy snow. Again I...  Read More

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

The first pair of A/S tires I've had to purchase for any vehicle. Performance is great during the few dry day drive and while the roads are wet. Avoid every standing puddle at highway speeds exceeding 60mph, the tires have a tendency to pull hard to the side of the puddles and occasionally causing a brief ESP warning. The water is evacuated fairly fast, but...  Read More

Best Tires for Audi Q7 TDI

The 2015 Audi Q7 TDI Premium is loved by its owners for its lush interior and sophisticated driving characteristics. This seven-passenger SUV is also praised for its fuel-efficient TDI diesel engine.  When it comes to the vehicle’s tires, either the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric SUV-4X4 or Bridgestone Dueler H/L 400 are Original Equipment. Q7 TDI owners,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Scorpion STR

I average 25K miles per year. As I approach 2 years on these tires (45K miles on them) I have decided to re-purchase them again. I will end up replacing them a little early due to the time of year rather than running them down to the ware bars. Mid January in middle Ga can get a bit slick, and it's not worth pushing them to see how far they will go. They...  Read More

Worried About How Your New 2016 - 2017 Chevy Camaro Will Do in the Snow? Relax, We Got Your Back!

Having a fun sporty car used to mean that you also needed a second car to handle the winter months. This is no longer the case as modern traction control systems and ever improving winter tires mean the fun doesn't have to stop when the snow falls. For example, you have a 2016 Camaro and we have several tire and wheel options to get you through the...  Read More

Best Tires for 2014 Subaru Outback

Out on the road today, it’s hard to drive far without seeing an Outback. In fact, Subaru vehicles in general have become very popular amongst outdoor enthusiasts, as well as families. With the generous cargo capacity, all-time AWD and off-road performance, this vehicle is going to be in your garage for several years. But when it’s time to replace the...  Read More

Ready or Not Winter 2017 is Coming

Last winter definitely started out slowly, but eventually January came round and winter got serious. Are you living in the snowbelt and wondering how bad the winter of 2017 is going to be? Nobody really knows, but we do know it's coming. Do you need to run winter / snow tires? If you're in a region that normally averages over a foot of snow, you should...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Scorpion Winter

I bought these tires last year from Tire Rack mounted on Sport Edition ST6 bright silver wheels. These wheel look very similar to the stock wheels, but have a bright finish to them that I find very attractive with the Floret Silver paint on my car. You can find Audi center caps on the Internet that will fit, too.I've never been a big fan of Michelin tires,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I just purchased these tires last week for use on my moderately modified 2002 Mazda Protege. These tires are incredibly quiet for a snow tire and they roll beautifully. In fact, they feel very similar to the Michelin Energy Saver A/S tires that I use on one of my other cars, a Toyota Prius. The X-ice Xi3 is the BEST overall snow tire in the heavy snow/ice...  Read More

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

I bought these Pirelli Cinturato P7 to replace the stock Yokohamas, which were fine, but fairly worn by 37k. The Pirellis are a bit smoother and quieter and after 30k, still have a lot of life in them. They ride smooth and quiet, good in the wet. Handling is great too. I didn't notice a reduction in fuel consumption which Pirelli touts. I live in the...  Read More

Best All-Season Tires for Late-Model BMW 3 Series

Model year 2012 saw BMW introduce the F30 3 Series. The major change was this was the first time the entire lineup used turbo charged engines. While the array of configurations is expansive, including four door, station wagon, hatchbacks, as well as numerous trim level options (this blog focuses on the standard four-door sedan). This car sports 225/50R17...  Read More

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

It is somewhat difficult to distinguish the performance benefits of these tires from those of permanent AWD. A set of Yokohama ENVigor ultra high performance all-season tires, which preceded the current set of Cinturato P7 All Season Plus tires, provides the primary benchmark by which comparison may be drawn.Winter Storm Jonas of 2016 was a challenge for...  Read More

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

After reading dozens of reviews of this tire, by far the most accurate was posted on 4/5/2016 from the owner of a Lexus GS 350. That review is exactly the way I feel about my G37x sedan, which is a dynamically similar sports sedan. This tire lives up to the high marks for a smooth, quiet ride and great traction. It's an excellent choice for most cars, but...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

My Pirelli p zero were about shot on the rears and ok on front. They were awfully sticky for everyday use and very noise. I read about the Michelin super sports so took the plunge. Ride quality, grip and noise are night and day from Pirellis in a positive way. If you were track only then Pirellis would probably be fine, but not a good road tire. My car will...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli P Zero All Season Plus

these tires [Pirelly 245/40 yr 18 ultra high perf a/s Plus] replacedContinental Conti Sport Contact 235/35 yr 19 ultra high perf summer tires for improved ride and less punishing to my Golf R. Road/ driving conditions where I lived mandated a little more sidewall. I also wanted better cold weather/rain and light snow capability. Even though I don't drive or...  Read More