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

I drive for UBER and after researching tires and shopping around I chose this tire based on and existing comparing test available from TireRack. I put on about 3000 miles a month on these tires (27,000 total since I bought them in March) but I service the car every 5K miles and make sure tires are rotated. Its an excellent tire, quiet, handles well,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ProContact with EcoPlus Technology

Replaced the Michelin OEM tires with these. Didn't really see any change in mpg but they are much quieter and handled great. I'm talking mini van handling not sedan. Only now with 67k on them have they begun to sqeal on corners, but there's only 3/8 tread left. Really loved the comfort level and smoothness over the entire life of tire. Would buy again....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

These are the best tires I have owned in 45 years in all categories. My research was primarily on tire racks site. My s2000 handles incredibly now and much much better than the previous set of bf Goodrich tires. The ride is smooth and somewhat luxurious considering my suspension and the known performance capabilities of this sports car. The rubber is...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

While I have just recently had the tires installed I have found them to be very good and better than the Continentals that came with the car. So far all aspects of the tire have been better that the original tires and I would not hesitate to purchase them again. I did have a minor vibration issue and found that the shop that installed the tires did not...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier LTX

Our Pacifica had Yokohama Geolandar A/Ts on it when we bought it, and we needed to go off-road to visit family, so that was all we ever knew in 8 years of ownership. That family has now moved back to the city, so I was looking for a standard tread this time.Based on stellar reviews here, I decided to try the Premier LTX. I noticed a difference even in the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

my comments may come across as crude 2 the faint of heart. so, i'll just say move on as i truly mean no harm. 4 those that wish 2 glean some useful info on a tire, don't waist your time reading comments on rubber with less than 7k miles - USELESS DRIBBLE! ok, so much 4 commentary how about the 06.i've had legacy dws on my lex gs 400 / 430 and ls 460 - loved...  Read More

Aftermarket Parts That Increase Your Car's Performance

Are you the kind of driver who likes driving your vehicle a little harder than most other people? Perhaps you're a weekend warrior auto cross racer, or a member of your local SCCA chapter. Or, you could just be a driver who wants some extra performance out of your car for no practical reason other than it makes your commute more fun. Regardless of your...  Read More

Cheer Up, Atlanta! Tire Rack Adds Another Georgia Location.

I'm sure Atlanta Falcons' fans were sky high when their team was up 28-3 in the third quarter. Tire Rack can't help with the team's success, however our new Doraville, Georgia distribution center will help Atlanta drivers get the items they need for their vehicles quickly, and without any shipping fees. Are you one of the thousands of drivers that...  Read More

How Much Does Tire Installation Cost?

Find. Deliver. Install. Smarter.® Here at Tire Rack, we guide you through all the steps in order to get the perfect set of tires for your vehicle. Finding the right tires is easy using our online tools, testing information and Tire Decision Guide. Delivery is fast and reliable with multiple distribution centers across the country, resulting in delivery the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3

I have had several types of winter snow tires on my Audi's over the years. I shopped around, read many reviews and took a chance on these tires. My driving style is spirited like I posted so I take that into consideration for any tire I own. I took a chance and purchased the Pirelli Sottozero tires hoping they would have decent dry road manners and at least...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

I average 25K miles per set of tires on my Audi. My first set were OE Goodyear and the second set were Michelin. Both sets were All Season. The Goodyear tires were okay but the tread wear was terrible. The Michelins were extremely noisy and with over 20K miles the traction in snow was awful. For the third set of tires, I decided to try Continental Extreme...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

I drive a 2012 Audi S4 and the tires given to me from the dealership I originally bought the car from were Bridgestone Potenza Pole Position All Seasons. Those tires were very noisy while driving had decent grip in dry and wet conditions but were AWFUL in the snow. I repeat AWFUL in the snow one slight tap on the brakes in light snow and you were skidding...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General AltiMAX RT43 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

Purchased a set of 4 of the Altimax RT43's, waited until I put some good mileage on them (10K) under various driving conditions to write this review. Had tires delivered to a tire shop I use close to work (Arrived the day after I ordered them) and the technician commented how well they balanced with the road force balancing procedure I requested. I am a...  Read More

Best All-Season Tires for Subaru Outback (2017)

Over the past few years,  the best tires for the Subaru Outback have changed. The last time we discussed this topic in 2014, the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus was ranked number one in the Grand Touring All-Season category by our customers, and for good reason! With its smooth, quiet ride and long treadwear, the P7 All Season Plus remains an...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

The Michelin X-Ice xi3 is a huge step up in winter driving performance with MSW Wheels compared to the Michelin HydroEdge for Salt Lake City. We've driven them in deep snow, glare ice, and light snow. We've had a number of wet days and dry days. I've been very pleased with the performance in multiple driving conditions. My wife puts a lot of highway miles...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Defender

Found this tire to be pretty tough & ordered a second set after the 1st set lasted 20K. I get new tires every 20-30K to begin with to ensure safety & quiet ride so thread wear is not a problem but the second set was a little disappointing. Being obsessed with quality my tune shop mechanic checked the balance after having the tires installed & balanced at the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR Z II

How does this tire rate currently at 3.9 stars? This is without a doubt the worst set of tires I have every wasted my money on. Purchased as summer tires for the car that goes back and forth on errands, and hauling the family around. There's no high speed cornering, excessive breaking or even high speeds going on in this car. We got one season out of them...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus (H- or V-Speed Rated)

After 46,320 miles of very aggressive high speed (typically 85 mph) highway and spirited city driving the tire shop says I still have about half the thread left. Tires were worn only on the inside because car was out of allignment. I was going to upgrade to a larger wheel size but with such good thread wear I am buying another set of these OEM tires.   Read More

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

Changed from 18 wheels and Dunlop run flat tires to 16 wheels and non-run flats for a more compliant ride. This setup is more appropriate for the car with a tire that rides much smoother and quieter than before. The SC430 is not any sort of sports car so I don't know what Lexus was thinking with those 40 profile run flats. The car tracks well and feels more...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Premier A/S

Bought these to replace the dreadful Goodyear Assurance's that were on the car when I purchased it. These tires have been great. The traction they have in the rain is unparalleled to any tires I've ever owned. While other's slow down in the rain, I am able to just keep pushing forward, I never feel the least bit unsafe. They really give me a sense of safety....  Read More