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

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Vehicle: 2011 Subaru Impreza WRX 5-Door Premium
Miles Driven on Tires: 38,000
Location: PITMAN, NJ
Driving Condition: Combined Highway/City
Driving Style: Spirited
Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position
Follow-Up Review: 49,000 miles on tires
April 23, 2014
I just put on a new set of these on my WRX. I rotated them regularly and swapped them out for blizzaks when it snowed. Overall mileage was 48k on these. One note though when the outside temp is low they make sounds and feel like the CV joints are bad when in reverse and turning the wheels.
Initial Review: 38,000 miles on tires
December 20, 2013

These tires are well suited for day to day driving. Not a tire for track events but a great tire that makes you feel safe in virtually all road conditions ... Excluding snow of course.
I have found that traction is very predictable and only at the very extremes of the vehicles abilities will this tire break traction.
I will most likely put these on my daughters accord as well since we both have dedicated snow tires as well.

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