Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Winterforce

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Vehicle: 2005 Honda Pilot EX
4.0
Miles Driven on Tires: 4,000
Location: Seattle, Wa
Driving Condition: Combined Off Road/Highway
Driving Style: Spirited
Firestone Winterforce
Initial Review: 4,000 miles on tires
February 05, 2013

I rely on these reviews for all my tire purchases, so I try to write up my recent experiences. I bought a set of Winterforces 11/12 for our WA mountain winter driving. We have a cabin at the end of a snowy, icy road (dirt in summer). The 'last mile,' our driveway, is a steep nasty hill, 800 feet long with a nice little hairpin in the middle. Lots of snow this year in Winthrop, WA where we are. These tires are doing great. Lock up the VTM-4, turn off the darned VSA, and let the tires go to work. Had to use chains once, but the bottom had fallen out of the driveway with 8 of new wet snow. Great too over the 'compact snow & ice' mountain passes at 65 mph. Totally fine around town too. If you need a good snow tire in the best value category, these are great candidates.. (Mine are not studded.)

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