New MICHELIN and BFGoodrich Promotions Now Available

Summer is here! The dreadful gray skies are gone and it's time to prepare your vehicle for that long-awaited trip or weekend stops at the track. For speed warriors and long distance travelers alike, Tire Rack is your number one source for tires, wheels, brakes and suspension parts. And to help in your tire decision, we are offering two new mail-in rebate...  Read More

Fine Tune Your Jeep Cherokee Wheel Choice Based on Vehicle Color, Wheel Style and Overall Look

When Jeep reintroduced the Cherokee in 2014, they didn't go retro. They went bold. The current Cherokee has a pointed hood with sharp, angular body lines that make it nothing like the older XJ model. Polarizing as its design might be, the new Cherokee has been a smash hit. The good folks in Toledo made over 200,000 of them in 2015 alone. Although the design...  Read More

Expanded Customer Pick-Up with More Tire Rack Distribution Centers

With eight strategically located distribution centers across the country, Tire Rack is able to offer fast shipping service options to our customers. In fact, most customers are within one to two business days of our Indiana, Nevada, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Minnesota, Louisiana or Georgia distribution centers. With our expanding number of centers,...  Read More

Pad Swap: Hawk HPS vs. Hawk LTS

In an earlier post, I discussed how I installed a set of DBA 4x4 Survival Series T3 Rotors and some Hawk LTS rear pads and HPSfront pads (the LTS front pads weren't in stock at the time). I was happy with the increase in brake torque over the stock brakes, but I still felt as though I could get a little more stopping power if I installed LTS pads on the...  Read More

Is Tire Shaving the Right Solution?

You drive an all-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle and a tire goes flat and needs to be replaced. Should you replace the entire set or just the one in need of repair? You may or may not know that your vehicle's transmission and/or differential requires all tires to be the same, or close to the same tread depth in order to operate properly. Running tires with...  Read More

Best All-Season Tires for Kia Soul

The Kia Soul is a compact crossover with a design intended to draw people's emotions to the Kia brand. It has earned a number of awards encompassing design, safety and value. Many Soul drivers request a tire that features good snow traction; and since snow is the most difficult surface to deal with, it only makes sense to prioritize that area.   There are a...  Read More

Best All-Season Audi S4 Tires

The Audi S4 is the high-performance model of the A4 sedan. First seen in 1991 (originally based on the 100), the S4 has matured over the years into a world-class luxury, performance car. The most current model made its debut in 2009 with a face lift as recently as 2012. The Premium Plus trim level sports a tire size of 245/40R18, however you should always...  Read More

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

Im from NJ and just got my tires about 2 weeks ago for a 02 Subaru WRX manual trans AWD and I've been through plenty of tires in the past but next to continental pure contacts witch was the last good tires I had I think these are my best chose. I've been through very rough turns and bends at high rates of speed and never had any tire skip or screeching ....  Read More

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

So my Volkwagen Tiguan has 107,000 miles and a set of worn out Pirelli Scorpion Asimetrico tires. Based on the ratings & reviews, I went for the g-Force Comp-2. Let me save you all some time on researching your tire selection. These tires are absolutely at the top of its game.With only 50 miles on it, I felt a major difference in the handling, noise, comfort...  Read More

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

Great tires for the price. Great stability and traction when cornering. They are a bit noisy/sticky at low speeds with the windows down. My main complaint is the tendency to hydroplane on the highway during moderately heavy rain at reasonable speed (60-65 mph). Not sure if this is a result of my car (Fiesta ST) being relatively light weight with a wide tire,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus TA11

Bought the Kuhmos to replace worn Bridgestones. Much quieter, although they are still new-ish. That said, I am very pleased with the tires, particularly when you factor in the cost. Have not driven in snow, but in wet/storm conditions I have not experienced any hydroplaning or loss of traction. Not particularly sporty, but neither is a CR-V!   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Winter Sottozero 3

My car came with new Michelin Tires from the factory. They were HORRIBLE during the winter. Replaced with Goodyear Eagle GT Tires, and experienced much improvement. Tried Pirreli Winter Sotto Zero 3 Tires, and never knew tires could have that much of a dramatic, positive affect. The Pirelli Tires provided a dramatic improvement in all areas, in all seasons....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

Fantastic all weather tires for my Summer (May to Oct) driving needs. Run from late Oct. to Late April and full set of Winter Ice type Snow Tires. Far better then original Audi Continental Factory all season tires. Will look at for other vehicles fitment when needed. Tire Rack service and delivery was excellent.   Read More

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

Purchased these tires for my 2009 GMC Acadia when the OEM Goodyear tires were pathetic...from the moment I pulled off the lot, the OEM tires would slip and slide on wet and dry pavement. I did a lot of research on replacement tires for the car and considered Michelin versus these Continental CrossContact LX20 Eco Plus. Now I can't say anything about fuel...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

Have had two sets of Pilot Super Sports on my E90 and have been very pleased. The dry grip is tremendous, the wet grip is very good, and they even perform reasonably well when it gets cold (but no snow). I have a dedicated set of winter tires so these are on the car from April to November. I've gotten three solid summers out of them and they still have a...  Read More

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

This is an excellent tire for the money. I got the 285/35-20 and traction is great in wet or dry conditions. TheyI have not seen snow or ice yet, but noise levels are very reasonable. I was concerned that going with a much larger wheel and tire than the stock 235/50-18 there would be some tram lining. But these are as good or better than the stock set up. At...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

This review is about the DWS 06 but I've also had the earlier DWS on all 3 family cars. I loved the DWS but the DWS 06 does seem to be a worthy upgrade. Live in Massachusetts and drive to the mountains in northern NY (Adirondacks) quite a lot too. Absolutely no problem getting around in wet/dry/mild snow in MA - but I do swap on real snows for the mountains...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta PS91

Bought this tires cause I wanted a performance tire at low cost because I usually kill my tire pretty fast Daily drive and track during the weekend I did not want to spend to much on track tire since I am just an normal guy going to the track for fun.But wow so far the Tire are amazing for the price I don't think any tire can beat them. I felt limited with...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General AltiMAX RT43 (T-Speed Rated)

We didn't realize the car had 18 wheels at purchase. Not a problem, except we usually run Michelin's, which are pretty expensive in this size. So we checked Tire Rack ratings and found these tires...and we have been pleasantly surprised. The tires 'sing' at highway speed which is a little noticeable, but really not an issue at all. They are a lot quieter...  Read More

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

These tires are very good all around tires. They stick to the dry road, and there is minimal hydroplaning on wet roads. However they do tend to hydroplane in deeper standing water, at speeds above 60 mph. Overall I would buy this tire again, and I would recommend them to my friends and family.....   Read More