Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE92

Note: 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.
Vehicle: 2004 Subaru Outback H6 3.0 Wagon
4.5
Miles Driven on Tires: 50,000
Location: oak harbor, wa
Driving Condition: Mostly Highway
Driving Style: Average
Bridgestone Potenza RE92
Follow-Up Review: 99,999 miles on tires
January 07, 2013
The actual total milege was 118,000 for two sets. This form will not take mileages over 100,000. The first set lasted around 60,000 miles.<br><br>The first set of these tires gave excellent service and mileage. The second set disappointed. <br><br>After 35,000 miles the tires began to make a vibrating noise. It was most noticeable on smooth asphalt. I could hear the noise from the rear tires while sitting in the rear seats. The tires did not show any uneven wear. By 42,000 miles the noise became very annoying. <br><br>Despite the fact that there were probably at least 10,000 more miles left on the tread I replaced them with Michelin MXV4s. The new tires felt so much better just driving through the garage parking lot and they were so quiet on the highway that I found myself driving faster than usual.
Initial Review: 50,000 miles on tires
October 10, 2007

50,000 miles on the tires with more to go. Corners almost as well as my Alfa Romeo Spyder. Northwest Washington driving conditions.

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