Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Kumho Ecsta ASX

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Vehicle: 2006 Chevrolet Cobalt Coupe SS Non-Supercharged
Miles Driven on Tires: 14,000
Location: levittown, pa
Driving Condition: Combined Highway/City
Driving Style: Spirited
Kumho Ecsta ASX
Follow-Up Review: 18,000 miles on tires
January 30, 2011
update, more stinking snow and same issue. I endedup getting stuck twice with these tires. Im getting a second set of wheels with snow tires, I cant be late to work.
Initial Review: 14,000 miles on tires
September 07, 2010

Pretty hard on tires here. Had the second worst winter in 25 years this past winter. Could be the car's power or the tire but I had almost NO traction in any snow conditions. I respond to the firehouse when weather is at it's worst, and I will never buy these again. never really pushed the car in wet traction but they almost always spin with even alittle bit of acceleration. Dry traction is average. tire squeal where the factory pirellis never did, and poor braking power with these tires. I have slotted/dimpled rotors and hawk pads and braking still stinks.

Next time I will spend a few dollars more for a better tire even though price wasnt an issue.

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