Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General G-MAX AS-03

Wednesday, January 25, 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.

General G-MAX AS-03Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.44

2009 Pontiac G8 GT
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Buy/More Info
Miles driven on tires: 3000
Location: South Burlington, VT
Driving Condition: Spirited

Initial Review, 3000 Miles on Tires
January 10, 2012

I had a set of General Altimax HP's on my previous car and they were the best tire ive ever owned. I decided to go with General's again for the G8 because the price was competitive and I needed something high performance that would also work in Vermont winters. So far the tires are decent. I havent had any issues in light snow (up to 4 inches) however I dont think these tires would fare very well in 6+ inches in a RWD set up, so if youre not a confident winter driver id suggest purchasing some dedicated winter tires. Grip and handling are both very good. As with my last Generals, wet traction is phenominal. I would suggest this tire for someone who wants a good all around perfomance A/S tire , but is willing to give up a little bit of performance to a dedicated summer tire to save some money.

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