Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Solus KR21

Monday, April 23, 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 Solus KR21 Reviewer's Overall Rating: 8.4
 
 

1995 Chevrolet C1500 2wd Pick-up
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Buy/More Info
Miles driven on tires: 500
Location: South Portland, ME
Driving Condition: Average

Initial Review, 500 Miles on Tires
April 20, 2012

I just installed these tires within the past few days and have only put just under 500 miles on them. When they arrived, I noticed they were pretty light and had a flexible sidewall considering they were going on a light duty pick-up. This was to be expected since it's technically designed as a passenger car tire. I didn't want to a) spend a lot on a premium tire for my older pick-up and b)want an overly stiff truck tire that would sacrifice the ride. I opted for the Khumo KR21 given the price and both having good personal experience w/ the brand in the past and hearing positive remarks from others... Once the tires were mounted on the truck I was totally pleased. With 32 PSI the sidewalls stayed firm (no sag) and the tires ran very sooth down the highway. They are incredibly quiet, smooth & cushioning, and handle quite well. There is no wander at the wheel. I have had no chance to experience the performance on wet surfaces or in in-climate weather, nor have I had enough time to rate the tread wear. For those of you out there with light pick-ups looking for a decent tire for a reasonable bargain, try the KR21.

 

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