Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

I replaced my well worn OEM Pilot Super Sports on my 2013 BMW M5 after 48,000 miles of average to spirited driving with another set of Pilot Super Sports. This car is mainly my commuter car and 90% of it is on smooth highway roads in NJ. The reason why I was able to extract more miles out of these tires even though they are propelling a 560 + HP and 500 +...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Energy Saver A/S

These tires came with my CPO VW routan 2012. these tires are really good, and it has longer miles down the road. Sidewalls are stiff enough to handle my heavy minivan. I took my van in those mini trips and long driving, including very harsh condition like rainstorms and to the extremely hot desert. These tires handles it very well and i see that it has 30k...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Signature II (T-Speed Rated)

I replaced a set of the original Dunlop Signature's with these Signature II's. I got just over 95,000 out of the originals so I figured I would try the updated version and I couldnt be happier. They are super smooth, quiet, and have great traction. Theyre obviously not a sporty tire, but if you drive a lot and need a good tire that will last 100k you can go...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Very impressed with these tires. Purchased to replace Goodyear Eagle GT(not reccomended). Very confident and responsive handling in summer dry/wet conditions. Winter conditions are handled with ease on my FWD vehicle. tolerable increase in noise and vibration on textured concreate highway, but not terrible though.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LE Sport

Have this tire replace the oem P zero nero at 14000 miles, which is very noise! This Kumho is much better on noise level as well as performance compare to these OEM. I go for a plus size 215/40-17 instead of the stock size. On Tire Rack, these tire will not fit the Fiat Abarth or any other 500. But they do fit without rubbing on a stock rim. These tire...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

Over all those are good tires, if you are deaf. They are so loud that you do not hear your thoughts while driving. More miles you have on them louder they are. Noisiness of those tired eliminate them from normal usage. After about 10k miles I'm replacing them.   Read More

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

This is by far the best set of tires I have owned for my truck. My dad had the same set on his truck, and he finally replaced them after 80,000 miles and the tires still had 5/32 left. I've put 12,000 miles on my set so far, and they all still have 12/32 left. Can't beat the traction, I've driven through three foot snow storms in these, and I've yet to get...  Read More

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

I had high expectations for this tire, but they let me down - especially as it relates to the longevity of the tread wear. I drive a Subaru Cross-Trek XV Hybrid. I got my new tires almost a year ago today. They have 32,400 miles on them and I just failed my car inspection because the tires are now at 2/32. I do mostly highway driving. I did rotate them very...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone DriveGuard

The tires completely change the cars comfort and driving experience by mitigating the harshness and wandering of the oem continental conti rfts. Immediate improvement / the car is now is grand tourer like my other BMWs that ride on Michelin Primacy non rft. I had the Driveguards shipped to my house and installed by BMW for $79. At $161 per tire (and $70...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus TA71

These tires are fantastic. They replaced the original Michelins that lasted 65,000 miles and could have gone a few thousand more. The Kumho TA-71 seem to handle as well or better, but the big difference is the reduced noise level. The Michelins were good, but being a Honda it does pick up road noise more than a lot of other cars. Problem solved. One small...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2

I have had these tires on my rt charger for over a year and experienced a variety of weather conditions from a surprise snowstorm near Baker on hwy15 on the way to Vegas for the SEMA show (snow traction was surprisingly good. there were several cars that had spun out and off the road but the Charger stayed straight and true) to a very spirited trek up hwy 1...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

On both of my Evos (2011 and 2015) I replaced the OEM Yokohamas with the Pilot Super Sports. The grip was not *quite* as good as the Yokos (their grip level was astonishing) but it was close, and the tire life was double. I got about 30k on both sets of pilot SS's, compared to less than 15k on the Yokos. Warning in an AWD sports car: ROTATE RELIGIOUSLY AT 5K...  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

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 Continental TrueContact

I replaced my PAX tires on my 06 Honda Odyssey van with the Continental True Contact 235/65R/16 tires. I am putting this review out there even though I have only driven 350 miles because I am that impressed with them. My daughter is getting ready to take a long trip in my van so I will have another update after that. To be fair I had run the PAX tires until...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology

These tires replace a set of Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza that are about 6 years old with 5/32 tread depth and significant cracking on sidewalls and between the treads. After having the tires mounted and balanced, I immediately took a 1,100-mile road trip with three passengers, our camping gear, and the gear for a fourth person in our group who was...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

Just had them mounted, replaced OE continental express (yes, the old tires were really worn and had chunks missing off the tread and were squealing on tight speedy turns but oddly enough they actually had sufficient grip still). I cannot really compare to the old tires so my early review is kinda of a stand alone. First impressions: very quiet rolling and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Signature HP

I wanted the 18 wheels on my Challenger and bought a SXT. Replaced the 235/55/18 with these Dunlop Signature HP 255/55/18. The original were touring tires and had a good ride. These wider ultra high performance Dunlops have turned my Challenger into a Mini Scat -------- Cat. They handle much better and only weigh in at 2 extra pounds. Plus the wider tires...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Primacy MXV4

These came mounted as OEM for my new 2015 Odyssey, and although they are very quiet, responsive, great in the rain and handle well, they wore out very fast. I rotated them every 5,000 miles so the wear was even throughout but after 18 months of ownership and 24,000 miles on them they were worn down to the wear bars. I also use a set of winter tires/wheels...  Read More