Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V1

Great tire for the price most likely buy them again, great handlng in snow and ice condition that was my main concern in buy them was recommended buy a friend to purchase them also checked the ratings on consumer reports article. This past year I purchased a set of dedicated wheels from your website and had them shipped to one off your installer locations...  Read More

Shopping for Staggered Tires

When you have standard or optional tire sizes on your vehicle, shopping for tires in your size is easy. Just shop by vehicle, and choose the appropriate option. You should always check your tire size to confirm that the tires on your car match what the computer thinks you should have, just to avoid any possible mistakes. What if your vehicle is not in our...  Read More

Show Off Your Wheels: Upload Photos to Tire Rack's Photo Gallery

We have recently added a feature to our website that allows our customers to upload photos to show off their upgraded vehicles with Tire Rack products, including wheels. When you're shopping for wheels, you will be able to access any customer photos available of the style that you are viewing. You can also view our master photo gallery of both Tire Rack...  Read More

I Have a Staggered Vehicle, Can I Go Back to a Square Set-Up?

The industry's trend of offering vehicles with different size tires in the front and rear (staggered) continues. This can be a frustration point for some unsuspecting consumers. First, tire choices can be fewer than hoped when trying to find two different sizes that match in the same brand. Second, prices on the larger rear pair can be more than expected....  Read More

New Wheels for Your Vehicle

It's midsummer and there's still plenty of time to upgrade the appearance of your vehicle with new wheels. Changing wheels is one of the easiest ways to make a big impact on the appearance of your vehicle. Compare the Audi below with factory wheels (top) to one equipped with Verde's Parallax in a 19" size (bottom). Upsizing and changing the style really...  Read More

How to Find the Best Tires for Your MAZDA3

The MAZDA3 came to the market in 2004 as a replacement for the Protege. It was later redesigned in 2010. With a number of configurations and trim levels offered, there are various tire size options in play. The first step will be using our shop by vehicle feature and verifying the size of tire that's on your vehicle. The following tires are some of the more...  Read More

N-Spec Tires for Your Porsche

Porsche vehicles are known throughout the auto industry as one of the most highly engineered driving machines. Their engineers meticulously analyze every aspect of the vehicle's execution from weight savings and balance, all the way down to how the tires perform. Porsche vehicles from 911 Carreras to Cayennes have tires that are specifically engineered for...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone FR710

The 710s are the OE tire on our 2012 Sienna XLE.The outstanding characteristic of this tire and vehicle combination is steering response. The steering is so light and easy it is unlike any other vehicle I've driven. It makes this 2 ton+ vehicle seem like a much smaller, lighter vehicle. To call this van 'light on it's feet' is an understatement. We've taken...  Read More

What Size Tire Do I Need?

The most common question when starting to shop for tires is: "What size do I need?" Luckily, it's very simple to find the appropriate tire size needed for your vehicle. The first step should be writing down the tire sizes marked on the sidewall of all four tires. It's important that you confirm the sizes because there are many cases where the vehicle was...  Read More

Tire Rack Makes Shipping to a Recommended Installer Easy!

Tire Rack has been revolutionizing tire buying since 1979! With the help of our Tire Test Results, Tire Survey Results and Tire Reviews, we provide you the information you need to purchase the right tire for how and where you drive. Once you've made a decision on the tire that best suits your needs, the next step is shipping your order to either your...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Pirelli Scorpion Verde All Season

When I bought the car in 2010 it came with the stock Bridgestone Duelers, which had a poor treadwear rating. I bought the scorpions after several inquiries (most of them posted in this website) and I can say that they are much better than the originals in terms of treadwear, comfort, traction and noise level. After 14k miles I made 2 rotations already and I...  Read More

Get a Great Tire and Save Money with Closeout Fuzion Tires

When it comes to maintaining your vehicle, everyone wants to save money without compromising safety. That's why we test tires and currently provide over 2.8 billion miles of customer feedback to help you select the right tire. With many different options to choose from, you're likely to find an option that works for you and your budget. In addition to these...  Read More

Frequently Asked Questions About Changing Wheel Size

Often times I receive calls from customers who are curious about changing the wheel size on their vehicle. Here are answers to some of the most common questions about the difference in wheel sizes: Can I use a different wheel size than what came on my car? Yes. There are often sizes that'll work very well on a vehicle even though they were not originally...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich Radial Long Trail T/A

I bought a new Nissan Xterra in 2006 which came OEM with BFG Long Trail T/A's and I rotated them no more than twice if that many times. This year (2012) I replaced the front tires at 70K and the rear at 80K. I still have the old tires and they still have an acceptable amount of tread on them for the amount of miles they have on them.I was so impressed with...  Read More

Can I Arrange To Pick-Up My Order at a Tire Rack Distribution Center?

With six strategically located distribution centers across the country, Tire Rack is able to offer fast shipping service options to our customers. In fact, most customers are within one to two business days of our Indiana, Nevada, Connecticut, Delaware, Louisiana or Georgia distribution centers. When talking to customers who live near one of these...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin LTX M/S

Michelins LTX M/S replaced the Goodyear Fortera Triple Treads that had only 8K miles on them. The Michelins are as advertised from reviews on the online tire review websites and tire installer website reviews. This tire is an all around excellent tire. Queit, handles well, basically does everything well. No snow experience to report, mainly highway. Owners...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Assurance ComforTred

I purchased these replacements for the oem Goodyear LS tires when my Cadillac STS hit 70,000 miles. I drive the STS with alacrity through the pot holed, cracked, cratered, and earthquake-heaved streets and freeways of greater LA, as well as on extended road trips / ski trips throughout the mountainous regions of the western states, and I found the oem LS...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position

After much research and review reading I finally purchased a set of Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS to replace the Michelin Pilot HX MXM4s that were the original equipment on my 2007 Acura TL and I couldn't be happier. The Michelins are a grand touring tire that had decent wet traction and a quiet ride but were absolutely horrible in any depth of snow. They were...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3

Well, I wanted to buy another set of Dunlop Winter Sport M3's but they are not availabkle anywhere - only reason I can guess is that the sunami screwed up this summer's shipments... so I needed something else. After considerable research on both Tirerack and Consumer Reports websites, I just bought a set of 4 of these. Despite misgivings about the...  Read More

How to Find Winter Wheels (Rims) for Your Vehicle

Whether you're looking for steel or alloy wheels, finding an option for winter driving at Tire Rack is easy! The winter section of our site is setup for quick and simple searching of all wheels that'll fit your vehicle and are appropriate for winter use.  Follow these simple steps to find the right winter wheel for your vehicle: Search for winter / snow tires i...  Read More