We bought this tire because of our 19 rims and the positive reviews we read about this tire on this site. Immediately after installing the tires the ride in our Highlander improved dramatically. Tires were quiet and extremely smooth. We live in Nebraska and shortly after we purchased these tires we were traveling on interstates for over 200 miles in a tremendous rain last fall. We experienced no Hydroplaning and the traction was excellent even at interstate speeds. We also had no problems in February after a 16 heavy wet snow. 19 rims limit the number of tires we could purchase but we are extremely pleased all around with this tire. I feel very safe in these tires and would definitely recommend them. I am writing this review as I appreciated those who took the time to write in before I made a purchase.