Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X

Thursday, November 8, 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.


Kumho Ecsta 4XReviewer's Overall Rating: 8

2008 Volkswagen Jetta Sedan
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Buy/More Info
Miles driven on tires: 25,000
Location: Arlington, TX
Driving Condition: Spirited

Initial Review, 25,000 Miles on Tires
October 30, 2012

Excellent tire! I needed a performance tire for a good price and all season capabilities and could not have made a better choice. Dey traction is superb; wet traction is confidence-inspiring and treadwear is excellent. I made the mistake of not rotating them properly (I.e. at all) and the fronts wore down to 4/32nds after 23k, but that's my fault because the rears are still going strong and show signs of lasting another 20k easy. Road noise is moderate to low, but not intrusive or annoying; it'll never get in the way of normal conversation. They take corners like a slot car, have a W speed rating, and are as comfy as anything I've experienced in 25 years of driving! I have ben buying from the TireRack for more than ten years and have never been disappointedi the wealth of information available is first class and makes buying a breze.

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