Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax RT

Monday, February 20, 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.

General Altimax RTReviewer's Overall Rating: 8.25

1992 Toyota Camry 4cyl.
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Miles driven on tires: 27,000
Location: San Antonio, TX
Driving Condition: Spirited

Initial Review, 27,000 Miles on Tires
February 17, 2012

02-17-12: 1992 Toyota Camry - 5 speed manual. Approximately 104,000 miles total on vehicle. San Antonio, Texas. Summers can reach 110°. Winters can be anything from 75° / sunny to 15° / freezing rain or light snow. Lots of curves and hills in town. I push this 4 cylinder pretty hard. Several cross-country road trips, including in blinding, freezing rain. Strong, dependable traction. Never seems to slip in wet weather. Noticeable road noise. Wide, deep treads pick up bigger pebbles. I don't care. Almost 30K miles - no noticeable wear. I've been buying tires since 1962. Best tires I have ever had. Made in Mexico made me wary at first, but misgivings all gone. Sidewall instructions say you can pump the tires up to 51 PSI. I like a hard, firm ride. I run them at 45 psi. They don't leak air very much. Add air maybe every 6 months and then only about 4 or 5 lbs. I don't work for General Tire. Buy these tires! They are the best.

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