Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Parada Spec-X

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. Yokohama Parada Spec-X Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.86     2012 Chevrolet EquinoxMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle   Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 2,000 Location: O'Fallo...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec Reviewer's Overall Rating: 8.14 2010 BMW 128i CoupeMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 400 Location: Rowl...  Read More

Tires by Mail Order - How Does This Work?

While Tire Rack has been in business for over 30 years, the idea of ordering tires by mail order is new to many people. When looking to buy a new set of tires, there really are only four easy steps:Research - With the best trained sales specialists in the business, combined with tire test results, tire survey results and tire reviews, nobody has more...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS60

TIreRack has been absolutely AMAZING! I was wary to buy my tires online, but I have not been disappointed! I will only order from them from now on! And when I lost my lug adapter, a new one was sent out no questions asked! AMAZING service and I LOVE my tires!   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. General Altimax Arctic Reviewer's Overall Rating: 8.5 2009 Mazda MAZDA3 4-DoorMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 5000 Location: Ottawa,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

The following post was created from content submitted via Tire Rack's consumer surveys. Information shown is the opinion of the consumer and meant to be used for comparison shopping purposes. General Altimax Arctic Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.73 2006 Honda Civic SI CoupeMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 15000 Location: Westlak...  Read More

The 411 on Buying Tires from Tire Rack

In our 32 years of helping drivers get the right tires we've had many opportunities to build relationships with loyal enthusiasts. We thank you all for coming back and referring your friends and family. With all these referrals, we get quite a few calls and emails from drivers that are new to Tire Rack and want to know how our business works. Take a look at...  Read More

Winter / Snow Tires for Winter's Worst Conditions

The Bridgestone Blizzak WS70, Michelin X-Ice Xi2 and Continental ExtremeWinterContact tires are three of the top contenders in the Studless Ice and Snow category. The old approach to winter was that tires with aggressive tread patterns and studs were the best way to handle winter driving. It's been our experience that the advanced Studless Ice and Snow...  Read More

Make Your Winter / Snow Tire Changes Easier

The time to change from summer to winter / snow tires is rapidly approaching. Temperatures on my morning drive were in the 30s coming to work. No snow here yet, but winter is in the air.  Changing tires that are mounted on wheels is simple to do at home with just a jack and a lug wrench. But spinning all those lug nuts on and off the car can become a bit...  Read More

Four Winter / Snow Tires: Are They Worth It?

At Tire Rack we pride ourselves on real-world testing data that we gather through testing tires on the street and on the track. We also take over a local ice rink and test our vehicles on the ice to simulate packed snow that has become glazed over and turned to ice, as these conditions are very common at intersections during the winter months. To get...  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

Need Replacement Tires? Order Tires Online

Since 1996, when Tire Rack introduced the industry's most up-to-date website to the world, consumers have been able to research their performance product purchases and confidently buy online. Even as the industry continues to grow, our goals remain the same: offering quality performance products, expert advice, exceptional pricing and fast shipping. In fact,...  Read More

Install Your Tire & Wheel Package in Just Minutes

Creating Tire and Wheel Packages at Tire Rack allows you to buy car tires online as well as rely on us to be your online wheel store - all in one stop. Mounted, balanced and shipped with all necessary hardware at no additional charge, a package is easy to bolt right on. To make sure the miles in between tire rotations are as pleasant as possible,...  Read More

Six Years Later - The General Grabber UHP is Still At the Top

With over five million miles reported on, the General Grabber UHP is still the number one-rated tire in its category. Whether you're looking to buy SUV tires for your sport utility vehicle or buy truck tires for your high performance pickup, this Street/Sport Truck Summer tire from General provides traction, handling and control in both dry and wet...  Read More

Combine Your Wheel and Tire Purchase Into One

Why buy wheels from an online wheel shop and tires from a separate tires online store when you can create a Wheels & Tire Package in one stop here at Tire Rack. Packages are shipped ready to mount with all the necessary hardware, including lugs, center caps and centering rings at no additional charge. And if you're looking to save additional money on your...  Read More

Spring is Just Around the Corner

When you purchase a set of tires and wheels as a package, your tires will arrive pre-mounted to save you time and money. Tire & Wheel Packages from Tire Rack are shipped ready to mount and include the necessary hardware. Before making your selections, we suggest you take a look at the Upgrade Garage option on tirerack.com.This feature takes your vehicle's...  Read More

Too late to buy winter / snow tires?

The snow has been flying for months and it's a new year already. Time flies, right? Except when you're driving on inadequate tires with white knuckles in the snow.  Are you tired of slipping and sliding your way to work and home? Why "soldier through" the next two or more months of winter snow when you can be safe and equip your vehicle with a proper set of...  Read More

After you buy tires from Tire Rack where do you go for installation?

Buying tires online? Where will I go for installation? Won't the local tire shop be upset that I didn't buy the tires from them? Will they charge higher installation prices because I didn't buy them from their shop?  Tire Rack has a Recommended Installer Program. We can ship right to the installer of your choice and save you the hassle of dragging your tires...  Read More

Standard Touring All-Season Tire Testing Fuel Economy

Tire Rack tested tires from the Standard Touring All-Season category, collecting fuel economy data during our Real World Road Ride -- a test drive on a circuit of highway and county roads near our corporate headquarters in Indiana. The fuel economy results for the Standard Touring All-Season tires we tested are shown below.The tire with the best fuel...  Read More

Using PayPal to Buy Snow Tires

Using your PayPal account is a great way to buy online at Tire Rack! With the Winter Tire Decision Guide, follow these four steps to purchase your next set of winter / snow tires: 1. Start by entering your vehicle's year, make and model and answer the questions about your winter driving needs. 2. Tire Rack will confirm the tire size to use on your vehicle.3....  Read More