Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

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Vehicle: 2012 Buick Regal GS
4.0
Miles Driven on Tires: 2,500
Location: KELLER, TX
Driving Condition: Combined Highway/City
Driving Style: Spirited
Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum
Initial Review: 2,500 miles on tires
January 10, 2015

For 85% of driving this tire is fine, but if you want to drive more spirited, be forewarned. You can feel the flex of the sidewall entering curves...so in a sense you steer left or right and you can feel the load shift on the tire, then the steering input takes effect. Not confidence inspiring. These replaced Goodyear OEM RS-A's. They had a much lower treadwear rating and higher price, but maybe now I know why.

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