Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta XS

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Vehicle: 2009 Subaru Impreza WRX 5-Door Premium
3.5
Miles Driven on Tires: 40,000
Location: manchester, nh
Driving Condition: Track/Autocross
Driving Style: Spirited
Kumho Ecsta XS
Initial Review: 40,000 miles on tires
July 06, 2012

I have run these tires fir two seasons now and i have been pleased with their performance. Confidence inspiring through corners when dry and wet. They will hydroplane over standing water but its predictable and managable. I bought them for autoX but was too cheap to buy commuter tires as well so after two summers of 74miles to work and back each day they have worn down and make alot of noise. This wasn't unexpected with 180 tread wear but its not a bad idea to run two sets if you have a long commute.

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