Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Blizzak WS60

I had high hopes and I'm very disappointed.They are pretty good in light snow, I have not had the occasion to try on deep snow or ice. They are ok on dry road but they are DANGEROUS on wet road. I have had several close calls on wet roads because they won't break, lock and slide (I don't have ABS). I drive with Goodyear GT Eagle the rest of the year which...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Marathon Radial

These Tires are on my 24 ft travel trailer... they have a higher load rating and speed rating than the stock tires... I don't have many miles on them as of yet, but the difference when towing the trailer is drastic... it tracks very straight and true, with no hint what so ever of trailer sway... they also are not nearly as spongy, and seem to handle the...  Read More

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

The Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+ tires outperform the Goodyear Eagles they replaced by a wide margin especially in ride quality and noise. The Goodyear's were excessively noisy and they rode like a solid rubber tire. The ride quality of the Michelin's belie the fact that they are run flat tires. If I had to list any area that the Goodyear's might be slightly...  Read More

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

This is my second set of Michelin sport all season tires for my 2008 Corvette. The last set lasted five years and I only got rid of them after 15,000 miles because I had picked up nails in both rear tires that could not be patched. If you are going to put all season tires on your Corvette, these are an excellent choice. However, as they get worn down,...  Read More

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

I recently replaced my OEM Goodyears with these tires after 23,000 miles, and it's like I'm driving a new car. The new tires are significantly quieter with much better grip, particularly in wet weather. I've driven in a few rain storms since switching tires, and never did I feel the same slippage that I did with the original tires. I haven't driven in snow...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

This is my 4th set of this tire and until they develop a better tire this is the best on the market. within my family I have recommended these tires and 13 vehicles will never look back at Goodyear or Bridgestone or Michelin tires. These tires will keep you feeling secure in even the most adverse driving conditions.   Read More

Best Tires for Honda CR-V (Part One)

Over five generations, the Honda CR-V has grown from a boxy, small SUV when first introduced in 1997, to the mature and civilized mid-size crossover vehicle that it is today. As the vehicle has grown, so has it's tire and wheelsize. 15-inch wheels and tires were used on the first-generation, while new CR-Vs roll off of the assembly line on 17-inch or...  Read More

Truck Tires: Off-Road Tires and Mud Tires / Mudding Tires Versus All-Terrain Tires

If you have a truck or rugged SUV that you often drive off of the beaten path, then you should consider using tires that are more aggressive than standard Highway All-Season tires or Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season tires. How much more aggressive do should you consider? That depends on how much off-road driving you'll be doing and how severe your...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental TrueContact

Bought these tires based on wet performance reviews. South Florida climate demands good wet and dry traction, and these tires deliver. I also wanted a smooth, quiet ride for the Town Car, and BONUS! these were also highly rated for comfort. Much more quiet and smooth than the Goodyear tires they replaced, MUCH longer tread life, far better traction...  Read More

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

With a combination of highway daily driving and backroad traveling I HIGHLY recommend these tires as a replacement for the Goodyears that came on the car new. I destroyed the first set within the first 7000 miles. No, they do not grip quite as well as the highly focused Goodyears that came on the car, however, the slight amount of grip given up is well worth...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone DriveGuard

Just got pre-owned 2015 BMW 640xi Gran Sport with 5,000 miles. Came with original Eagle run flat tires. These tires have an awful reputation and my previous experience with OEM Goodyear Eagle tires of all types has been very negative- poor wear, no mileage warranty and noisy. Did a lot of research and discovered the Bridgestone Drive Guard Grand Touring Run...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone DriveGuard

First the good news. The Bridgestone Driveguard tires would appear to be superior to the OEM Goodyear runflats in ride, wet/dry traction, and handling. The bad news. After 16,000 miles and 3 rotations, the rear 2 tires were worn down to 3/32 and 4/32 respectively. Nothing abnormal was noted at each of the 3 rotations.Blissful ignorance would have continued...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Firestone Firehawk Indy 500

I only just mounted the wheels that hold these tire, and have begun to break them in (500 miles is suggested, but I think after 300 I have done the job already). Reason for break-in is to wear away the releasing agent that is used to remove the tire from its mold during manufacturing (Read Tire Rack R&A info...good stuff there).During my break in time I have...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Dunlop Signature HP

Had the OEM Goodyears and put 50,000 on them.they were ok.then got a flat and decided to replace them. Went onto tire rack website and found a great deal on the dunlops..outstanding value cuz they were on a close out special sale.needless to say I got another flat tire on one of the new dunlops and the warranty process was unbelievably easy. Point is I work...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Goodyear Fortera HL Edition

I have a 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee (JGC). I put 62,775 on the OEM set of tires with no complaints. I only changed them out as we were going into winter (which turned out to be a non-event that year) and could probably have gotten another 10K or so miles out of them. I replaced them with the same tire as there was no option in the 265/50-20 size at that time....  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Defender LTX M/S

Had the Goodyear Wrangler tires from the Ram Factory. Immediately noticed a significant smoother ride with the Michelin Defenders. Also, I'm more confident on wet surfaces. I am expecting at least 70K miles from these tires. That's what I use to get on the Michelin Defender predecessor M/S tires I ran on my suburban.   Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Michelin Pilot Sport 4S

Have run these about 1,000-1,500 miles since mounting them about a month ago. Exceptional tires. They replaced the daily a/s tires (Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric) I had on my car's 19-inch Cadiz wheels for the previous 40k miles. I also have a set of Pilot Super Sports for track. Far and away these tires are better so far than both of the others. Versus the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum

For 85% of driving this tire is fine, but if you want to drive more spirited, be forewarned. You can feel the flex of the sidewall entering curves...so in a sense you steer left or right and you can feel the load shift on the tire, then the steering input takes effect. Not confidence inspiring. These replaced Goodyear OEM RS-A's. They had a much lower...  Read More

All-New Goodyear Endurance Trailer Tires are Made in the USA

Another winter season is behind us and temperatures are rising enough that many enthusiasts are getting their warm-weather toys out for summertime fun. Whether you own a boat, jet skis, ATVs, race cars or dirt bikes, you probably own a trailer that you use to transport these vehicles.   While checking the condition of your trailer, be sure to take some time...  Read More

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

Thanks to TireRack reviews and ratings, these quickly replaced the OEM BFG Radial Long Trails on my Xterra, tires that I previously described as providing irresponsible. (I stand by that assessment.)After the first 15,000 miles or so, I thought the Adventurer All-Terrains had done a fine job—not exceptional, but fine. In fact (and it pains me admit this),...  Read More