Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X

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Vehicle: 2004 Infiniti G35X Sedan
2.5
Miles Driven on Tires: 6,000
Location: Cincinnati, Oh
Driving Condition: Combined Highway/City
Driving Style: Spirited
Kumho Ecsta 4X
Initial Review: 6,000 miles on tires
January 11, 2013

This is an update to my previous review with a few more miles on the tires. Still very disappointing. We had some decent snow here a week or so ago, so I could test them. Braking traction is good in all conditions, but cornering is awful. I still feel slippage on turns in dry, wet, and snow conditions. It's interesting that traction in snow is about the same as wet pavement. All season? Not really-not even that great on dry pavement. Sporty? Not unless you like sliding through your turns. A step or two down from the Goodyears that came on the car and many steps down from the Dunlops.

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