Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

Since my WRX comes with summer only tires I bought these mounted on rims from Tire Rack. I grew up in Wisconsin but when it snows, Tennessee mountain driving is far more challenging than WI. ever was. Put on 1100 miles last winter and 1900 so far this winter on mostly dry roads - tires have been even better this year due to break in last year. I live on top...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position

I bought my first set of these for my Malone Stage 2.0 tuned Jetta TDI Sportwagen because the price and reviews made it a little more favorable than the Pilot Super Sport. I was very impressed with how much grip these tires have as the TDI is putting out 333tq to the front wheels. This means hook-up is very challenging.I needed new tires for my 911 and I...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Sport Maxx RT

I still cannot believe that after 23,000 miles on these tires, I have 6/32 of tread left. Grip is still unchanged. WRX is a grippy, all wheel drive car, so that probably enhances and biases experience, but I still think these tires are awesome.I cannot believe the treadlife given that these tires max summer tires. I did not take the car to the track, but I...  Read More

Fun in the Snow: Winter / Snow Tire Options for Your 2015+ Subaru WRX

Speed or practicality? With the Subaru WRX you don't have to choose just one, you get both. However, if you live in the snowbelt, you'll need a set of dedicated winter tires to get your WRX ready to handle winter's toughest conditions. Winter / Snow Tire Category As covered in "Which Winter Performance Category is Right for You?", tire engineers are challenged...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop SP Sport 01

This tire came stock with my WRX. I've put many highway miles on this tire, they seem to last quite a while as a DD tire. I've noticed that even in cold (dry) conditions the tire has exceptionally more traction than I expected it would. I've ran 3 autocross events with it this year and it does an alright job (5th in class of 12), but it could be better. It...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

I've lived in Minnesota and Wisconsin my whole life (and driving for 22 years). These are hands-down the best performing tires in winter conditions that I have experienced. This is the second set of winter-only tires I've owned (other set was Dunlop Wintersport M3 in the same size on the same car). I've also driven this car with the stock Bridgestone Potenza...  Read More

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

Got these for my WRX for winter. When it snows or is icy I use my Baja, so they should last quite a while. They are almost as good as the OEM tires and have a much better wear rating 770 vs 240.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Direzza DZ102

I drive a heavily modified 342whp/331wtq 03' Subaru Impreza WRX swapped to an Sti and I have a set of these in 235/40/18s mounted to Sparco Assetto Gara wheels. This is my daily driver and also my have a blast on the back roads car. They handle very well and have decent wet traction, but what I love about these tires so far has been how long they last. I...  Read More

Go Play in the Dirt with Method Rally Series Wheels

When I attended the DirtFish rally school, I noticed that the wheels on the school's Subaru WRXs were from Method Racing. We carried Method at that time, but did not have those wheels available. Now, less than a year later, here they are. The Rally Series wheels were developed by Method in partnership with Subaru's rally team, combining wheel industry...  Read More

New Lightweight Track Wheel from MOTEGI RACING

Anyone who has spent a Saturday at an autocross event or a road course knows that lighter is better. Lighter is especially better when referring to unsprung weight. Unsprung weight is anything not supported by the suspension of your vehicle such as wheels, tires and brakes. As one of the best bang-for-your-buck upgrades, a set of dedicated lightweight...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Ultra Grip Ice WRT

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. Goodyear Ultra Grip Ice WRT Reviewer's Overall Rating: 7.9     2015 Subaru WRXMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle   Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 200 Location: MAPLEWOOD,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS80

Bought a set of these Bridgestone Blizzak to replace my summer set, for the snowy conditions, and so that I can have some fun in the snow with my snow killer WRX. First thought that came into my head when I got these mounted, were Man these tires are just too ---- grippy for the snowy conditions. With that in mind, I was trying to have some fun hooning...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Winter Maxx

2013 was not a good year for me, in terms of getting through the winter. I had to park my 2011 370Z all winter and drive around my 2003 Ford Escape beater. I upgraded to the 2015 WRX STi in 2014 and with the news that 2014 will have bad snow season, I decided to get dedicated snow tires and wheels. I didn't want to break the bank, I decided to go with the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Sport Maxx RT

these came stock on my 2015 wrx i drove for about 24000 (yes 24,000)miles before i changed to winter tires. 100% best tire ive ever used. just not for tread wear. traction rated a 10 100% u want traction get this you want good treadwear over 25000 miles get an all season u dummys   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

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. Michelin Pilot Super Sport Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.5     2011 Subaru Impreza WRX 4-DoorMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle   Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 25,000 Loca...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Super Sport

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. Michelin Pilot Super Sport Reviewer's Overall Rating: 9.5     2011 Subaru Impreza WRX 4-DoorMore Tire Reviews for This Vehicle   Buy/More Info Miles driven on tires: 25,000 Loca...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

I purchased these tires specifically for harsh Michigan winters, and we actually broke the snowfall record during the use of these tires in 2013-2014 with 94. I did a lot of research and these were the best tire I could afford. I was blown away by the tires. Quieter than the new Blizzaks on my friend's car. I couldn't hear them while driving at 70-80. They...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Hankook Ventus V12 evo2

This tire is awesome, have them on my stage 2 wrx and love them. They are very quiet and comfortable. Dry traction is prime. Wet traction is even better! Never been able to make them slip or skip on pavement and they do pretty decent on other surfaces too especially when absorbing pothole shocks. The only complaint I have is they feel a little sloshy at the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop SP Sport 01

Came as standard equipment on my WRX. Tread lasted less than a year and only 22,000 miles. Pretty piss poor for how expensive of a tire it is. Otherwise, performance was fine. Nothing great, but it worked.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS80

I have never found driving in the snow so easy until I slapped these ----as on. The amount of traction in anything over an inch of snow is mind boggling. These tires will make you wonder why on earth everybody is going so slow around you. Paired with my Subaru WRX and all wheel drive, I have been unstoppable in every snow storm this winter. Having fun in the...  Read More