Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich g-Force Sport COMP-2

I've been using the BFG GForce comp and comp 2 tires for years. The comp 2 is a great improvement over the comp. I have a 1985 Ford LTD LX (same chassis as the fox Mustang) and have built my LTD LX to canyon carve. These tires really help. I know there are stickier tires than these. But I also Daily Drive this car and am limited on the wheels I can use due...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

I went with these tires looking for a sportier all season tire to replace the very old tires that were on my car when I got it, and I've been very satisfied to that end. They feel very precise at all levels of steering input and seem to have quite a bit of traction. I've yet to feel or hear traction breaking even under enthusiastic driving on backroads,...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Vredestein Quatrac 5

Just picked these up as a year-round, all-weather tire for our AWD Tiguan. We'll be using this car primarily in the winter, so I was specifically looking for a severe winter service rated all-season alternative to dedicated snows paired with high performance all-seasons on separate wheels. We just aren't going to see enough miles on this car to warrant 2...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Vredestein Quatrac 5

Absolutely amazing Tire. It is true tires make ALL the difference with a vehicle. I have never had a tire on this vehicle that has made it feel so stable and secure. My confidence is restored in my car because of these tires. I just drove through a South Western and central Pennsylvania blizzard over the weekend twice. The tires performed flawlessly. I feel...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

I bought a set of these for the 1991 subaru wagon I have owned for the last 15 years. To say I know the cars handling quirks and what to expect is pretty much a no brainer after 100.000 miles with it. I upgraded to 16 wheels at the same time I bought the tires because the tire options in the factory size are few. I wanted something cost effective but with...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR A/S P02 (H- or V-Speed Rated)

I bought a set of these for the 1991 subaru wagon I have owned for the last 15 years. To say I know the cars handling quirks and what to expect is pretty much a no brainer after 100.000 miles with it. I upgraded to 16 wheels at the same time I bought the tires because the tire options in the factory size are few. I wanted something cost effective but with...  Read More

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

Bought these to replace some Bridgestone 960ASs; they were some great tires so I was loath to replace them. At 4/32 I didn't have much choice though. I am happy to report that, thus far, the Michelins are living up to all the hype. I haven't driven through a winter yet so I can't comment on ice or snow. In the wet they are pretty good though I still get some...  Read More

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

These tires were already on my car when I purchased my G. I didn¿t notice the noise due to how excited I was and G was louder than i4 accord. But as I¿ve gotten used to my G the tires gotten louder and louder to my ears. Depending on the pavement you are on, noise level is up or down. Ride is rough. These tires are so loud and rough that I thought I had...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the BFGoodrich Radial T/A

The good points;Very good tires for feel and overall handing. They offer great feedback when near their limits. You'll hear them warning you before they being to break traction in aggressive cornering. They handle heavy Florida down pours very well and have not felt spooky at any time in the wet. They have broke traction a little when accelerating from a...  Read More

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

Now that I've had these tires for nearly a full year, I'm impressed! They're ability to perform at high levels in all kinds of weather, especially wet is amazing. These tires best perform at 34psi on the rear and 36 psi on the front. The grip for launches, steering response cornering haven't changed after 7 autocross events that have 6 runs at each event....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental CrossContact LX20 with EcoPlus Technology

Tires were installed in November 2014 and a four wheel alignment was performed at the same time. First 25,000 miles were great and the tread wear was on par for the warranty life claimed by the manufacturer. Since then, the tires have become very noisy and the tread wear has increased dramatically. Tread rated at 12/32 when new, The tires now have 5/32 to...  Read More

Celebrating 1,000 Tire Rack Street Survival Schools

This past weekend, at our headquarters in South Bend, Indiana, we celebrated a milestone that we’re pretty proud of: the 1,000th Tire Rack Street Survival class! Through the efforts of volunteers, members of the BMW Car Club of America, SCCA, the National Corvette Club of America and the Porsche Club of America, this achievement was made possible. While we...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

Original tire size for my car is 235/40-18. Currently run Michelin Primacy MXM4 on 18 factory rims during the winter. Bought a set of summer wheels in 19 and ran 235/35-19 Michelin Pilot Super Sports for 40,000 miles (worn out) until changing them out for Michelin Pilot Sport 4S in same summer 19 size.In short, the new Sport 4S tires in 19 ride as smoothly...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology

I recently purchased a 2015 Scion tC, certified pre-owned, with 32,950 miles. At 32,917, the dealership installed 4 new tires, which are the Continental PureContacts, as well as a 4 wheel alignment. After purchasing the vehicle in Houston, TX, I proceeded to drive the car home, which is about 4.5 hours. Once I got past the city onto smoother roads, I noticed...  Read More

Is a Winter Tire & Wheel Package Right for You?

Now that the calendar says “October,” start thinking “winter.” Because before we know it, roofs will be covered with snow, ice rinks will be packed with skaters and roads will strike fear into drivers with dangerous commutes. Well, that is, unless you have the right tires. And the right tires are a set of winter / snow tires. Even better, winter/snow tires i...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Riken Raptor ZR

Base model car with no electronic nannies installed. (abs tcs asm)Pretty amazing tire that keeps it low key. A huge difference for my wrong wheel drive corrolla. Open did drag launch, no problem. I'll need a better clutch before i can launch harder. Turning left or right from a dead stop still gives plenty of grip with minimal Spin that is easy to control. I...  Read More

You Can Run But You Can't Hide From Mother Nature

Do you need to run winter / snow tires? If you're in a region that normally averages over a foot of snow or your vehicle comes equipped with summer tires from the factory, you should strongly consider installing winter tires. Dedicated snow tires will enhance an all-wheel drive vehicle's winter capability, make an intrinsically "bad-in-snow" car better and...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

I installed these tires on 17 Bullitt wheels on my car, and the difference over the stock tires are amazing! No more wheelspin until light throttle, excellent road manners, and they're actually very quiet... Other reviewers have gotten over 60,00 miles out of their Kumho's, hopefully my experience will be similar   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin X-Ice Xi3

A rear wheel drive Volvo wagon is not noted for being great in snow, but these tires completely transformed the car. I had to drive into the city to visit a property and all the side street had a deep apron of plowed snow blocking them. I was able to drive around light AWD cars that were stuck. On the way home, the highway divides going up a hill and there...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact Sport

I have these tires on my G8. I am a pretty aggressive driver, and I do take the car to track events. The engine has been modified with a stage 2 cam, long tube headers, intake and custom tuning. I would estimate the car weighs 4100lb without me in it, and probably makes about 400hp at the wheels. I competed in this year's One Lap of America, and had the...  Read More