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

Very early review for a tire with less than a 1000 miles, so some evaluation catagories are not yet applicable, but my purpose writing this is twofold.First, the initial improvement in noise reduction, smoothness of ride and responsive handling over origional equipment Bridgestones on my small Lexus was immediate and stunning to say the least. This Cinturato...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II

I own these tires because they're actually the only tires available for the OEM 17 rims than came on my 2007 Porsche Cayman. There are literally no other options. Used to put Contis on, but can't even get those anymore. I've had them for a few winters now. I live in downtown Toronto and we get a mix of light and heavy snow. Some winters we just get really...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II

Had a little wheelspin getting up a hill on solid ice, but otherwise very impressed with handling in snow at temps below 15 deg F. Confidence inspiring, and unless really looking to drive anywhere near the car's limits, would even consider leaving them on year-round depending on tread wear, but too soon to comment on that.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Scorpion Winter

Living in the high sierras, a dedicated winter tire is a must. Normal snowfall is 400 per year although the last two winters have been unfortunately mild.Driving a Q5 S-Line Prestige with a 255/45/20 size, a real winter tire is needed. Previous tires for the Q5 included the Bridgestone LM-60 and the Conti Extreme Contact DWS. The Conti was noisy...  Read More

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

Purchased these tires(from a local dealer) based on reviews as a replacement for Michelin MXV4. These are tough tires to properly road force balance. Ride is a bit jittery and after two attempts at balancing (values of 13 lbs. on all four tires) the ride is still disappointing. Road noise is great but will not know snow handling characteristics until this...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II Run Flat

Two winters now in the Great Far North, and these Pirelli RunFlats are excellent snow tires in all conditions we have experienced here in Ontario, Canada. Very impressed...seem quieter than oem 'Summer tires' (Bridgestone Potenza runflats). Pleasant surprise. Would buy again for sure. Great buying experience/service at Tire Rack (our third time).   Read More

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

Got these for my WRX for winter. When it snows or is icy I use my Baja, so they should last quite a while. They are almost as good as the OEM tires and have a much better wear rating 770 vs 240.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Run Flat

OE tires on this vehicle. Have been quite pleased. RFTs & low rolling resistance. I use dedicated snows in the winter.   Read More

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

I bought these after researching ratings (love the color block quick comparison graphs) to maximize the luxury part of the older 1997 sport/luxury Lexus SC 300 which came with some half worn Blizzaks. I couldn't be happier, driving for maximum fuel economy, slowing early for expected stops, accelerating moderately, staying pretty much within posted speeds,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli P Zero

This is one of the oem tires for this ML63 AMG...I've gone through 3 sets in 47000 kms including 2 winters with winter tires so needless to say very poor durability. I even had a meeting with the local Pirelli rep who acknowledged the tire is designed for performance (which means poor durability) but he wouldn't come out and say.With my asking nicely Pirelli...  Read More

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

I replaced the original Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric tires after about 30,000 miles. They were noisy and very easy to turn over off the line. Never had any issues with dry traction or grip in the corners but wet driving FORCED me to slow down. As they accumulated miles they remained predictable and consistent but did get much louder as they got closer to the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Carving Edge Run Flat

I live in Jackson Hole, WY and needed a tire that could handle the deep snow we get and steep hills that are never cleared while being somewhat quiet on the asphalt once the snow is cleared. I was nervous about keeping my 315 rears as i've been told it creates too much of a snow buildup to move through - I even considered getting a set of 265 rims for all...  Read More

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

Bridgestone Turanza EL 400 came stock on 2015 Lexus GS 350 F Sport. I knew the tire had an unusually stiff sidewall and was prone to flat spots because cars on the dealer's lot had flat spots when I test drove them. I expected to replace the Bridgestones come winter but the ride was just too harsh and I decided not to wait. These Bridestone tires are not...  Read More

Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06 Test Video and Summary

In a recent post, "Continental ExtremeContact DWS Replaced by ExtremeContact DWS 06", we compared and contrasted the older Continental ExtremeContact DWS against the replacement version, the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06. To summarize, the new ExtremeContact DWS 06 addressed a common complaint of the older version of the tire feeling slow to respond to...  Read More

Dodge Journey Tire Options for 19" Wheels

First offered in 2008, the Journey comes in multiple trim levels, each with optional wheel and tire sizes. Owners of some SXT and RT models came equipped with 19" wheels shod in 225/55R19 Kumho Solus KH16. Every owner who has had to replace their Original Equipment tires has quickly found that they do not have many options. This is unfortunate as the O.E....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Carving Edge

I can't contest for the mileage yet as I just purchased these less than 1000 miles ago. As for every other aspect of this tire,,,,,, WOW, I've owned winter specific tires in the past (Bridgestone's WS60, Firestone's and Dunlop's)The Bridgestone's were hands down a superior tire over the Dunlop's and Firestone's. But these Pirelli's have changed my...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Carving Edge

These snow tires eat up the snow ! I am amazed at how well they perform !   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Snowcontrol Serie 3

This tire provide great dry and wet traction in winter. The dry and wet traction is as good as high performance all season tires. It is quite comfortable and provide good fuel economy. It is a little noisy but not very bad. For slush, ice or light snow covered road it is excellent, provide great grip that you can travel with confidence. When snow is deeper,...  Read More

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

Only have about 1200 miles on these tires but am very pleased soo far. I lived in Wyoming and it is winter here so most of the miles are on snow packed or ice covered highways or on graveled ranch roads with up to 5 inches of snow. I have made a couple of 300 mile road trips and am very impressed with the smooth ride and lack of road noise. I am compareing...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero Serie II Run Flat

This is the best winter tire I have ever driven on. The steering responsiveness isn't quite as good as my summer tires, but I believe that is due to the smaller treadblocks and the nature of the winter rubber compound. I only notice the change in steering responsiveness when switching back to my summer rubber. I use these tires on a RWD car in Chicago and...  Read More