Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Affinity Touring

Thursday, November 29, 2012 by Tire Rack Consumer Reviews

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.

Firestone Affinity Touring Reviewer's Overall Rating: 8
 
 

2008 Volkswagen Rabbit
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Buy/More Info
Miles driven on tires: 40,000
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Driving Condition: Average

Initial Review, 40,000 Miles on Tires
November 18, 2012

I'm driving those tires in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 75% Highway-25%City. Installed at 40k miles (11/2010), have 80k miles and still 50% of thread left (hopefully to get at least 20-25k more miles). Overall a good tire for commuting and some sporty driving from time to time. At the beginning I was impressed with the noise level (was far better than the Continental stock tire which was $60/tire more expensive than this one), but now the noise level went up. Not sure if it's the tire or something else. Have to mention I didn't do any tire rotation and they are evenly worn. Even on heavy rain I drive 75mph on the highway and they feel good. I didn't have to do any emergency breaks dry/wet. Had several hard breaks and it was OK.

 

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