Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo Encounter HT

Was a little unsure about buying these tires due to the low price and my lack of knowledge of the brand. The Good Year Wrangler SRA's that came on the truck did great with no complaints and really no reason to change. The reviews on Tirerack.com were so great and the price so low I figured I would give them a try. I had the tires shipped to my home. When...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza Plus

Truck came with Goodyears, couldn't wait to get rid of them I could barley pull my boat out of the water. Bought these and ran them for 60K. I have nothing bad to say about these tires. After they wore out I decided to buy Sumitomos (cost was a factor). WHAT A MISTAKE! 18K on them and they're toast! Almost killed myself in the rain, and to pull my boat out,...  Read More

Check Out Sumitomo for Affordable Tires

Who is Sumitomo? Headquartered in Kobe, Japan and involved extensively with the tire industry since 1909, Sumitomo has very close relationships with Dunlop and Goodyear. Sumitomo has produced tires in cooperation with Dunlop and Goodyear for many years. In fact, so much engineering, technology and manufacturing is shared between them that I sometimes...  Read More

Good Tires From Kumho, Hankook, Sumitomo and General

In the tire game, Kumho, Hankook, Sumitomo and General may not be common household names to some, but our testing and customer feedback proves they make some great tires. How do they do this? Specialization. The vehicle market is so diverse, making it a huge challenge for a single tire manufacturer to engineer the right tire for every car, SUV, crossover...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Sumitomo HTR A/S P01 (W-Speed Rated)

I'm mostly an L.A. freeway commuter, and I have to echo other reviewers who said these tires started out reasonably quiet but gradually got noisier to the point that, in my case, they howled like Super Swamper Mudder Bogger off-road truck tires.Also, one sidewall developed a blister at just 4,000 miles -- I figured I must have hit a rock or something, and...  Read More

Looking for Sumitomo truck tires?

Tire Rack has two options—the HTR Sport H/P and the HTR Sport A/T. What's the difference? Quite a bit, actually. The Sumitomo HTR Sport H/P is a Street/Sport All-Season tire that can enhance the performance and appearance of a variety of light trucks. Think sports car performance and passenger car ride quality, but with bigger wheels.On the other hand, the...  Read More

Outfit your Silverado with Sumitomo truck tires.

As your Sumitomo tire dealers, Tire Rack is perfectly comfortable recommending Sumitomo truck tires for your Chevy Silverado. We currently offer two options: the HTR Sport H/P Street/Sport Truck All-Season tire and the HTR Sport A/T On-/Off-Road All-Terrain tire, which we've shown on the Chevy Silverado below.The HTR Sport A/T satisfies light truck tire...  Read More

Sumitomo Truck Tires: Two Great Options

Outfit your light truck or SUV with either one of these Sumitomo truck tires:HTR Sport S/P: Drive a sporty pickup or sport utility vehicle? You'll enjoy this tire for its ability to enhance appearance and performance. You'll get stability on dry roads, traction in light snow, hydroplaning resistance—and a "plus size" look. One consumer believes it is the...  Read More