Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Winterforce UV

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Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Colorado LT Crew Cab 2wd Z85 Base Model
5.0
Miles Driven on Tires: 4,500
Location: MEHLVILLE, MO
Driving Condition: Combined Highway/City
Driving Style: Average
Firestone Winterforce UV
Initial Review: 4,500 miles on tires
March 01, 2013

This tire is just being used on the rear of a 2 wheel drive Colorado. The original tires that were on this truck when I purchased it from the dealership were Hancooks. They must have been the cheapest tires that they could find, because I could not even get a regular start from a redlight without breaking traction in the rain. On the other hand, these Firestone Winterforce UV tires give the best traction that I have ever had with this truck. I have owned many 4X4 trucks and these tires make my 2 wheel, drive just like it was a 4X4. I thought that I was pushing my luck here in Saint Louis trying to get by another winter without snow tires and I'm glad that I did buy them this year. The first storm we had, was a combination of snow, sleet and freezing rain. Most other cars were getting stuck on the Interstate on the steep hills, but not me and my 2 wheel drive pick-up. Stop thinking about getting them and just buy them ASAP!

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