Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama iceGUARD iG51v

The Yokohamas proved their worth here in Buffalo during the worst winter storm since the Blizzard of '77. The truck didn't get stuck once driving across very icy roads with deep snow on very steep inclines. Driving in bumper high snow will work. Snow higher than that and you're going nowhere with any vehicle. When driving with relatively new original factory...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c

Purchased these tires for my Prius Touring (I liked the regular tire size better than the touring so had them swapped to the 15in rims) while living in the PacNW for harsh winter driving to and from work. Tires were abused on logging roads,(yup went hunting in a prius and got funny looks from lifted truck drivers...) excelled in warm wet environments, and...  Read More

Big Savings on Big Snow Tires

If you have a lifted 4x4 truck, Jeep or SUV with 35" mud tires, you may think you're ready for the worst conditions, but you're not. Four-wheel drive will obviously help you accelerate and ground clearance will help with deeper snow, however your mud tires are holding you back.  In order to have great snow grip, a tire must have the right compound, and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Geolandar H/T G056

I don't usually write reviews on things but I felt I should on these tires. I went from BFG rugged trails to the Yokohama. There is no comparison. The Yokohama made the truck feel brand new. Very smooth and quiet on the highway, no road noise at all. Its been snowing a lot the past few weeks and I've been in the middle of the storms going to work.These tires...  Read More

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

We bought my wife a Forester in November of 2010. We had a pretty bad winter that year, and she complained that her car wasn't doing well in the snow. I looked up the Yokohama Geolandres that were the OEM tires, and was shocked to see the bad reviews. Picked up a set of these Pirellis from Tire Rack (based on the great reviews). Well. They just transformed...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c

We live in MN, so lots of cold months to test winter tires. I keep telling people that its not about 2WD/AWD/4WD - its about the tires. the GTI is a quick and nimble car and with winter tires on, I have seen it work better than all wheel drive, we also have a new Honda CRV which has AWD but has All season tires, on a snowy and icy day, I insist we take the...  Read More

What's the Best All-Season Tire for Ice and Snow?

All-season tires are a great option for many drivers. They are suitable for drivers who live in an area that receives occasional light snow, and/or freezing temperatures a few times throughout the year. Some all-season tires, such as the Continental ExtremeContact DWS, even provide above average snow capabilities that are a benefit in winter months. However,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S

I have bought three sets of these for my Duramax. This truck is a 500 hp sleeper. These tires have held up better than any other tire I have purchased. Dry traction is great for hole shots. Wet traction, well not as great with the horse power. They do well in snow and wear evenly. I have recommended these to my friends who also love them on there 4x4's. I do...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Geolandar H/T G056

If you're hesitatating to buy a set of these don't be. Upgraded from a set of Goodyears and it feels like a completely different truck. Handles superbly in rain, ice, slush, mud and the like. I have to gun it to lose traction in a couple inches of water. The worst they've performed so far is after 6 inches of snow with the roads unplowed and unsalted. For an...  Read More

Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c vs Bridgestone Blizzak WS80

We've been testing and selling Yokohama performance tires, all-seasons and light truck/SUV tires for over twenty years. This season, we now offer their winter / snow tires for the first time in over a decade. Since it had been awhile since we carried the iceGUARD line of Yokohama tires, we decided to familiarize ourselves with their winter traction by...  Read More

Introducing Yokohama's Winter / Snow Tires

For the 2014-15 winter season, we're proud to announce we will be offering winter tires from Yokohama. Each of their options will be found in the Studless Ice & Snow performance category. iceGUARD iG20 iceGUARD iG52c Geolandar I/T G072 iceGUARD iG51v The iceGUARD line of winter tires feature Yokohama's shelled microbubble tread compound that acts like a...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Grabber AT 2

It's a great tire and it will not disappoint in any type of environment you can throw at. Road noise is minimal unlike some of the others saying it is loud. These tires make truck feel stable and truck does not wonder the road or feel mushy. I had Goodyear Wrangler SRA's on before which were terrible for handling, getting stuck in my wet front yard among...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S

I HAVE HAD SEVERAL SETS OF THESE TIRES AND I ALSO HAVE THEM ON MY 2006 SEQUOIA. I LOVE THESE TIRES AND HIGHLY RECOMMEND THEM.I DON'T GET OFF ROAD MUCH BUT THEY PERFORMED WELL WHEN I DID. FOR THE AGGRESSIVE TREAD THIS TIRE IS RELATIVELY QUIET. I DO A LOT OF MILES ON MY TRUCK SO I'M NOT SURE HOW MANY MILES I HAVE ON THE TIRES BUT AT LEAST 50000. I HAVE...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Parada Spec-X

Installed on my 2007 F-150 FX2; very nice tire and best bang for the $ in an area like ours [British Columbia by the coast] where rain and snow or ice and dry weather are all unpredictable and can be encountered all during the same day of driving; even in June! Sometimes they will thump for the 1st km or so but are fine when they warm up.I went over the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Geolandar A/T-S

I've had them long enough to have driven in almost every condition on road, including deep snow, ice, heavy rain, dry highway, secondary roads with tight turns, and some highway cruising. I don't have any meaningful off-road experience to report.These tires transformed the ride and tire noise levels to those of near car tires in our 2006 Honda Ridgeline RTL....  Read More

Yokohama's PARADA Spec-X is a Proven All-Season Performer for Your SUV

Currently sitting at the top of our survey results in the Street/Sport Truck All-Season category, the Yokohama PARADA Spec-X continues to impress SUV and light truck owners with superior wet and dry traction, as well as a quiet ride. Available in sizes ranging from 17" up to 28" wheel diameters, the PARADA Spec-X has built a strong reputation over its life...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Yokohama Parada Spec-X

These set of Yokohoma tires are money well spent. Excellent total ride so far. I drove to South Carolina the first week after my purchase and I can say my truck has never road any smoother and quieter!!!!!   Read More

Are Yokohama Tires Good?

Yokohama has been around for many years and makes very good options to fulfill your tire replacement needs. In the Max Performance Summer category, they recently introduced the ADVAN Sport V105. It's developed for the drivers of high-powered sports cars, sporty coupes and performance sedans who want an increase in agile handling with a more comfortable...  Read More

Which Yokohama Family Suits You Best?

Yokohama tires were introduced to the United States in 1969, but have been produced since 1917. Personally, I've been using their products since 1998. There are three basic families of Yokohama tires: ADVAN, AVID and Geolanders. ADVAN The ADVAN line was introduced to the U.S. market in 2005 and has been widely popular and successful in the performance world....  Read More

Toyota RAV4 Tires

The Toyota RAV4 has come a long way since its 1996 debut. Today, its a very sporty, modern mid-size SUV that's popular with many drivers. If it's time to replace the tires on your RAV4, consider the following options. One of my favorite tires for this vehicle is the Yokohama Parada Spec-X. This Street/Sport Truck All-Season tire has a great feel. Designed to...  Read More