Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama AVID TOURING-S
Thursday, September 20, 2012 by
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Vehicle: 2006 Nissan Altima 2.5 S
Miles Driven on Tires: 11,000
Location: Athens, GA
Driving Condition: Combined Highway/City
Driving Style: Average
Yokohama AVID TOURING-S
Follow-Up Review: 15,000 miles on tires
Just following up because it snowed a couple of weeks ago and I wanted to let you know that these are pretty good in the light Georgia snow. I had no trouble but I am OK in snow. I was stationed in IL once. I have heard that Yokahamas are not good snow tires but these were fine for getting to the store for milk and things. I dont know why I have heard people down the company. I dont try to drive in snow like I am a WRC racer though. Still impressed with Yokahama. I have a set of Geolander HTS's on my Xterra too and they were great in the snow.
Initial Review: 11,000 miles on tires
I replaced factory Continentals with these and I must say they are a big improvement. They are much quieter and ride smoother. I got about 45,000 miles out of Contis. These tires have been to TX and back on I-20 twice to see relatives and are great. We drive around town mostly back and forth to school and they are fine there too. They seem a little soft compared to some tires though. I think it is the sidewalls. If you are a spirited driver you will probably prefer something with stiffer sidewalls. If you want quiet and comfort you will love these tires. I came through Atlanta the night before it flooded and it was raining so hard you could hardly see. These tires got me stopped for traffic that was backed up in standing water and conditions that scared me. (That is a lot, I just got out of the military). I am very pleased with the wet performance. I cannot tell you how impressed I am with these tires. Also I ordered from Tire Rack and service has been excellent. I ordered and they were there withing 3 days. Thanks a lot.