Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus

It is somewhat difficult to distinguish the performance benefits of these tires from those of permanent AWD. A set of Yokohama ENVigor ultra high performance all-season tires, which preceded the current set of Cinturato P7 All Season Plus tires, provides the primary benchmark by which comparison may be drawn.Winter Storm Jonas of 2016 was a challenge for...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Radial 857

These tires de-laminated in less than 2000 miles < 2 years. Sidewall separation.. 19' trav. trailer <3000 GVW. Stored indoors. Fortunately I caught it before total failure.. Unfortunately, it's the only 14 load range D tire I could find. If possible, I would steer clear of these. Some searching found this to be a common failure.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus

After reading dozens of reviews of this tire, by far the most accurate was posted on 4/5/2016 from the owner of a Lexus GS 350. That review is exactly the way I feel about my G37x sedan, which is a dynamically similar sports sedan. This tire lives up to the high marks for a smooth, quiet ride and great traction. It's an excellent choice for most cars, but...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DW

My 2002 911 Carrera C2 does spirited daily driver duty as well as a few PCA autocross events each year. I have the factory 18 wheel option. These tires replaced the Hankook Ventus K112 that lasted 13,137 in similar use. After the fifth run in yesterday's autocross I noticed a thin white line of tire cord exposed on the Contis rear driver's side tire at the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Wrangler DuraTrac

I just turned over 40K on a set of duratracs for my F150. I am very impressed. I would estimate I have another 10-15K left on this set. They are getting bit loud as expected for an agressive AT tire with some wear.Snow traction is awesome. I can back up my driveway (which is on a hill) in 2wd. I couldn't do that with the stockers. I read alot of reviews...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli P Zero All Season Plus

these tires [Pirelly 245/40 yr 18 ultra high perf a/s Plus] replacedContinental Conti Sport Contact 235/35 yr 19 ultra high perf summer tires for improved ride and less punishing to my Golf R. Road/ driving conditions where I lived mandated a little more sidewall. I also wanted better cold weather/rain and light snow capability. Even though I don't drive or...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

When my OEM tires contiseals lasted about 50K, so I started to look for a good set of tires that would fit my car. First replacement I bought from local Costco Michelins pilot sport A/S3 as I (was) a big fan of Michelin brand. I drove on them about 300 miles and what I noticed that the were very noisy but with good handling response tires, so I took them...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S

Excellent tire in both wet and dry conditions. Shortly after installing them, I drove the Blue Ridge parkway in a weekend-long fall rain (which meant there was no one on the parkway but me) and was very pleased with wet grip - was able to maintain 50-55 mph through all of the curves, in the rain and with wet leaves in many spots. Made sure steering inputs...  Read More

Putting Larger Wheels on Your Vehicle

Plus Sizing, the process of changing wheels and increasing the diameter, is a great way to enhance the look and performance of your vehicle. What is plus sizing and how does it work? This involves changing the tire and/or wheel size from the original size in a controlled manner so as to maintain certain critical dimensions. When creating a Plus Size¬†fitment,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ (W- or Y-Speed Rated)

I'm not often compelled to write positive reviews, I tend towards writing negative reviews to assist others from making the same mistakes I have. In this case, this tire is not a mistake. I am coming from OEM Goodyear LS2 ROF (Run on Flat) tires in 245/45 19 size to the AS/3 + in the same size and the difference is nothing short of transformative.Most...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

These tires 100% live up to their reputation. They perform beyond well for a spirited street car. Road holding and feedback is fantastic, the ONLY drop from the horrible RTF's is a slight drop in steering response but that's as to be expected. The improvement in ride quality even for these ultra thin sidewall tires from the RFT's is staggering. It was beyond...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE-11

Third time buying a set of these tires! I've tried other tires on other vehicles and i just can't find any tire i love as much as this one, literally the best tire in the world when it comes to performance. track/street these tires of amazing, grip for days, literally when the tires get to your door, you can't slide your hand across them they are so sticky.Th...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

I replaced a set of Conti ExtremeContact DWS with the Conti TrueContact tire. While happy with the ExtremeContact DWS they were a bit noisy and were beat up pretty bad from some very spirited driving during the 40,000 miles I had on them. They were also getting close to requiring replacement anyway. A sidewall bubble developed after hitting a curb so I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich All-Terrain T/A KO2

These tires are awesome. 95% of the time I'm on road, and they handle excellently. For such a large sidewall, at road pressure they still handle great (especially on a Jeep). Dry traction is superb, wet traction is very good, but is the only thing I think could improve a little. Even in snow and ice they are responsive and handle very well. I only have about...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS 06

Haven't driven in any snow yet, but dry and wet traction are awesome with this tire. Wet traction it feels like I'm driving on dry pavement still. I can't comment on wear yet either as these tires are pretty new. They are also much quieter than my old tires (Dunlop SP Sport Signature) and the ride is very comfortable. Overall these tires are pretty awesome....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta 4X II

i highly recommend these tires. steering response is great & the sidewalls are stiffer which i like. it absorbs the bumps pretty well. handling is great for both dry & wet. car drives smooth & i feel confident driving on these tires. i haven't tested them on winter yet so hopefully they will do ok. i'm running 35psi on these tires & it's comfortable & drives...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure with Kevlar

I will review again after winter but wanted to submit my initial impressions. Wow! If you have the F250 or F350 diesel you need this tire. It blows the OEM tire out of the water. I changed the OEM to a Cooper AT at less than 20K because it was worthless in the snow and ice. The cooper was somewhat better if I kept enough weight in the bed but it wore out...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia

On my 2016 Honda CRV, I replaced my OEM Continental tires with these Bridgestone Dueler 422 Ecopia in the same 225/65/17 size. The Ecopia tires are much more compliant (aka softer feeling over bumps) at my preferred 38psi. I can also feel less rolling resistance with these tires. They also have more grip, less sidewall flex and are much quieter than the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force COMP-2 A/S

I kept coming back to this tire for the crazy ratings. I found a set of 225 50 17's instead of the correct 45 ratio. Willing to knock the speedometer off a tad, I had 'em mounted up. The change from Toyo Proxies was remarkable. Maybe the newer Proxies are better then the last generation but the BFG's are amazing in comparison. Well engineered compound that...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

So far they have met my expectations. Much smoother that the OEM tires. A little more straight-line drift because of the softer sidewalls but totally acceptable. Will be taking a 4K mile trip is a couple of months and that will be the real test of why I bought them.   Read More