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

Had Michelin PSS for 18,000 miles. They were down to wear bars. Replaced with Pole Positions. Fabulousvride, low noise considering Max performance summer rubber. Overall handling is 95% as good as PSS. Wet traction is better than PSS, and ride quality is same or better. Car handles and tracks perfectly. Running factory psi specs of 35/36. Wear rate at 1,700...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport AS

The tires were OEM with my Subaru OB. With proper care, as a few people have noted, I've gotten 43K on them, with a 60/40 highway to city driving mix. They are rated to 40k. They are not off-road, or snow tires. They have been for me, a good quality tire and it does what it claims. I'm buying another set to replace them next week. How you drive also, effects...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

This is absolutely the BEST tire I have had on my 07 Toyota Highlander Hybrid. I drive a healthy mix of city and highway, on a winding mountain highway. Good tires are very important to me. I have had a whole host of tires on my Highlander over the years trying to find the promised land of durability, handling and ride comfort.Prior to the Continental...  Read More

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

Replaced original Goodyear ZP on 2007 Corvette Conv. with 35K miles. Immediate reduction in road noise and comfort of ride. Sidewall is softer and absorbs noise much better than original run flat tires. Eliminated humm from back tires that I thought was just par for the course for tires with this much road contact. Paid more for independent garage to install...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier LTX

I bought these based on the good ratings and reviews in Tire Rack. I don't plan to drive them too much in snow (I have a set of winter -only tires for snow) but all other aspects have been top notch and I'm really happy with these tires. The steering feel and ride quality are excellent. They are quiet, too. I'm really happy with them and I would buy them...  Read More

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

Bought a full set to replace my previous Hankook S1 Noble2's that were worn. The Hankooks when new had great grip and soft ride quality at first, but the tire took a turn for the worse after about 20k miles where it lost any advantage over an inferior tire. The GForces are a completely different tire, I'd start by comparing it to a more rigid summer...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone DriveGuard

Driving from Florida to New York State, on PA I-81, hit many potholes in both lanes which I couldn't avoid damaging internally two tires which resulted in loud thumping sound. Decided for safety reasons replacing all four OEM Pirelli's All Season Run Flats with Bridgestone Drive Guard All Season Run Flats. Before having that pothole event those Pirelli's...  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

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

I put this set on my 2006 Mazdaspeed 6 right when I purchased the vehicle, so I can't compare it to other tires on this car. But these tires are awesome! They grip in every scenario and perform great in every aspect. My Mazdaspeed 6 is AWD, but when lifting the e-brake up one click (disengages rear wheels), the tires still grab extremely well with 270 crank...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

this tire honestly exceeded my expectations for it. Dry traction is outstanding, the only way to ever get them to break free of the pavment is to punch the throttle hard from a dead stop and even then a couple chirps of skidding rubber and there stuck to the ground again.The Wet traction is way better then I had expected from such a summer looking tread...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DW

Wow! After reading all of the reviews and spending hours researching, I went with these Continentals. After 8 years in my Crossfire and only 20,000 miles on the odometer, you could say she was kind of a garage queen. Why? Because the ride was so rough and jittery, my wife never wanted to go more than 10 miles away from the house in that thing. After putting...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

The car originally came with Michelin tires, but after several sets, we decided to change to Bridgestone, primarily for cost. That was a mistake, and we have switched back to the Michelin's (their reliability, quality, traction in all our conditions - CA, West Coast - and wear, and now cost, makes them the only choice!). Have also had the opportunity to try...  Read More

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

These tires replace the prior generation Michelin A/S 3's that I had on the car. One of the great features is the 45K mile warranty -- which I used to get into these tires. After 21K miles, the prior set was down to 3/32 in front and 4/32 in rear. They had gotten noisy, harsh, and obviously past their expected traction sweet-spot. So these new A/S 3+'s are a...  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 Michelin Premier LTX

The original tires on my 2008 BMW-X3 with M-sport suspension were Michelin Pilot HX MxM4. I have been driving the car for the past 5 years and hated every minute of its ride. Not only the smallest bumps but also the wave on the road used to transfer to my body. It was very annoying. I preferred the ride of my Z4 with sport package to this car! I recently...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Hankook Ventus S1 noble2

Making the switch from RFT to conventional tires save me money and I personally didn't like the ride or noise quality of the run flats. I've only had these on for less than 1k miles, but so far, it met my expectations. Steering response is great, superb traction in both dry and wet conditions. The ride is a lot softer and quieter. These tires absorb road...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama ADVAN Sport A/S

Just put these on my 300C Hemi, wow am I impressed. I replaced the OE Firestone's with these and saved $170.00 but I feel got a much better tire. I only have 500 miles on them but they balanced perfectly, steering response is nice and ride quality is impressive. Snowy ride into work this morning was uneventful. I will update after a few thousand miles.   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

Tires and Wheels for 2017 FIAT 124 Spyder

Start with the ND Miata chassis, sprinkle in some retro Italian style, pop in a 1.4 liter turbocharged Multiair engine and you've got the 2017 FIAT 124 Spyder! With Italian styling and reliability, FIAT has created the perfect summer roadster. Want to add a little more Italian styling to the vehicle? Well, that's easy. Just add a set of wheels from O.Z....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza Plus

This is the 4th set of Duelers I have had. All have been great tires for the money...quiet, easy riding yet reasonably responsive and great wet traction. This set replaced Continental run-flats that were good tires but much harsher in every regard than the Duelers. The improvement in ride quality and noise level of the Duelers made the cost of an emergency...  Read More