Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Purchased my 2013 2 LTZ Malibu new and all was well with the OEM Goodyear RSA tires until the first winter arrived.I was very concerned because the car was almost undriveable even in light snow.Granted this is a performance car with wide 19 inch tires but I was not expecting such poor/dangerous performance with a OEM all season spec tire.Somehow I made it...  Read More

Custom Wheel Fitments

Do you have a classic vehicle but don't see any aftermarket wheel fitments for it on our website? Looking for aftermarket rims that you know we carry, but they aren't listed for your vehicle? We get calls all the time from people who are trying to fit a wheel to their vehicle for which we don't have fitment data. However, you're not out of luck! You always...  Read More

Finding a Tire Installer Near You

After looking over our online consumer driven surveys and internal test reports, you've found the tire that's a great match for your vehicle. Now that you have placed your order, you can expect to receive your tires quickly. With seven distribution centers strategically placed across the country, most customers are rarely more than two days away from...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

The perfect winter tire. I replaced my all-seasons with a set of these and now I can drive with confidence in the snow. I researched snow tires to death before I decided on these and it was a great decision. When I'm buying tires I spend almost too much time researching online because of the high expense and I want the best for my money. You cant beat the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Parada Spec-X

When I upgraded my 2012 Chevrolet Equinox for the 17 Goodyear tires and factory rims I want to go big so I went to a 22 set. I researched online every tire that is manufactured in the size P255/35/22. My first set of tires were Toyo Proxes TR-4. These tires were noisy and rough riding. I hated these tires so much I swapped them out only after 100 miles for a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

I bought these tires after researching them online and finding numerous positive reviews and then I saw the latest Consumer Reports winter tire test that rated them 2nd overall and that clinched it. These tires are rebranded Gislaved NordFrost 3's made in Germany by Continental (Continental owns both the Gislaved and General Tire brands).I've used many...  Read More

Wheels & Tires for the 2011-2012 VW Jetta

Despite what some automotive experts say, I really like the new Volkswagen Jetta. And, if the original Jetta tires and wheels are not to your liking, some aftermarket car rims and tires could really increase the vehicle's style. As you try to envision how a given wheel will fit on your car, keep in mind that the offset spec effects the overall look. How...  Read More

Best Run-Flat Winter / Snow Tires in 225/45R17

If you have a 2006-2011 BMW 3 Series, odds are you're considering run-flat winter / snow tires in 225/45R17. For the upcoming winter season, there are only two options left in stock: the Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 RFT and Pirelli Winter 210 Sottozero Serie II RFT Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 RFT Pirelli Winter 210 Sottozero Serie II RFT How Do They Compare? The...  Read More

Looking to Purchase Tires, Wheels Online?

While our name suggests we're an online tire retailer, Tire Rack is also an online wheel store. With over 40 different brands to choose from, choosing rims and tires online at one retailer is simple.And when you choose to shop by vehicle you can be sure you are getting a wheel that is an exact fitment for your car. Through research and testing, our fitment...  Read More

We're not just another tire website.

Tire Rack is your complete source for all things auto tires and wheels. Aside from our collection of rims and tires online, you'll find first-hand product reviews from our sales specialists and Tire Rack consumers alike. We essentially don't hold anything back so that you can make the best purchase possible. And so that you can feel comfortable doing so.In...  Read More

Bremmer Kraft wheels look especially great on German vehicles.

If you're looking for BMW rims, maybe Mercedes rims, or if you drive a Volkswagen or Audi, you might want to look at Bremmer Kraft wheels as an aftermarket upgrade.Bremmer Kraft wheels are manufactured with strict quality control standards to produce a very reliable wheel. And as your online wheels and tires store, we feel completely comfortable...  Read More

Easy Storage Solutions for Snow Tires and Rims

Spring is here, and for those of you who trade out snow traction tires for summer performance rims and tires, Tire Rack has a few easy tire storage solutions you might be interested in Let's start with the Tire Storage Rack. It holds up to 400 pounds, and beats a stack of tires in the corner of your garage or basement any day. If the walls in your garage are...  Read More

What are Tire Performance Categories? Which Tire is Best for Me?

What are all of these Tire Performance Categories? Good question and one that I hear alot while speaking to customers on the phone. Tire Rack groups each tire into a category of like tires. This allows us to test tires on our local roads and test on our test track at Tire Rack in South Bend, Indiana. We use the tire categories to show survey results also.Eac...  Read More

How to Buy Tire and Wheel Sets Online

At Tire Rack, we tend to favor purchasing car tires and wheels in a set—but not for the reason you, our customers, would immediately think. It isn't about the money, it's about the benefits. Car wheel and tire sets make it really easy to swap out summer for winter / snow tires, as the individual tires can stay mounted on their individual wheels. And if...  Read More

Snow Tires and Rims

Purchase your snow tires and rims in one complete package. It eliminates installation fees while protecting your summer wheels from the damage snow and ice can cause. You can build your own package, or select one of our Preferred Packages (available for most vehicles).The Preferred Packages we feature online are the easiest way to go. Our fitment...  Read More