Tire Reviews

Bridgestone Turanza Quiettrack Review

The Bridgestone Turanza Quiettrack is Bridgestone’s newest addition to their all-season tire lineup, hitting the market this year. Designed with high-class style and performance in mind, the Bridgestone Turanza Quiettrack touring tire is an excellent all-season tire that consistently delivers a quiet, comfortable ride. Designed to replace the Turanza Serenity Plus, this tire is Made for cars and sedans, luxury vehicles, coupes, minivans, and crossovers, these tires are suitable for a wide range of drivers

Firestone Weathergrip Review

The Firestone Weathergrip is a new all-weather tire, which is a new take on general all-season tires. All-weather tires have more traction for wintry conditions than a typical all-season. The best part about these tires is that they can be used all year long, summer and winter alike, with their best performance being in mild to moderate winter climates. If you live somewhere where your winters aren’t too severe, but still enough snow to require

Atturo AZ850 Review

If you’re driving around in a BMW X5 or Dodge Challenger you’ll definitely want to consider the Atturo AZ850’s. Although Atturo is best known for their off-road truck tires they’ve managed to design a pretty solid ultra-high-performance summer tire. The Atturo AZ850 was built to deliver excellent cornering grip & stability while providing increased dry and wet traction. These tires are designed for sports trucks, SUVs, and crossovers at a quite affordable price compared to

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Best Mud Tires 2021

If you’re looking to go mudding this season or just need a durable work tire you’ll definitely need a solid mud-terrain tire. It can be time consuming sorting through endless catalogs of tires so we’ve compiled a top 10 list to help save you some time.  Mud terrain tires are specially designed to give four-wheel-drive (FWD) trucks, and SUVs good performance on loose surface and muddy roads. This is a unique tire because most tires

Continental Truecontact Tour Review

Overview Continental is one of the few tire makers with a long history of producing excellent tires. This tire is ranked among the best set of tires in the world and its high performance compound is molded into an adjusted symmetric tread pattern that lets the tire to have continuous tread contact on the road. This uninterrupted contact allows for heightened steering handling and response. Another particular area that continental paid attention to is ride

The 10 Best Tires for Subaru Outback

As a proud owner of a Subaru Outback, I spent many hours researching and reading reviews trying to find the best tire for my car. Ultimately, I found the Michelin Defender LTX to be the best tire for the Subaru Outback.  There are so many options on the market for the Subaru Outback. By following our buyer’s guide listed below you can find the best tires for the Subaru you own. Once you understand what

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Best Summer Tires 2021: Review & Buying Guide

The summer season is a season that brings warmth, dry roads, and the need for summer tires. It is somewhat hard to make the best choices regardless of what you are shopping for. It is the same with tires. However, you can always make the best choice by looking at your priorities and needs, as well as the tire’s characteristics. Summer tires are made to offer agility and speed with a design that boosts high

Michelin X-Ice Xi3 vs Bridgestone Blizzak Ws80

At a Glance: Michelin X-Ice Xi3 vs Bridgestone Blizzak WS80 Shopping around for winter tires can be tricky because the majority of the top products on the market are very similar. It’s hard to determine which tires are best for your vehicle without diving into some time-consuming research. I mean, whose got time for that? It’s not like we’re in a lockdown and have all this extra free time to do tire research. Jokes aside,

Continental PureContact LS Review

Overview The Continental PureContact LS is a grand touring all season tire built for dry and wet driving conditions. Drivers of wagons, sedans, small SUVs, and coupes can all enjoy the versatility of the PureContact LS. The Pure Contact LS’s design is based on the idea of great vehicle response, good traction on all road terrains, and comfort. The PureContact LS Tire performs excellently across all weather conditions, it especially performs great in the summer,

Yokohama Avid Ascend GT Review

Overview Yokohama is known to produce some excellent tires in their tire lineup, but the new Avid Ascend stands tall among the lineup. It offers exactly what the company advertises for performance. The tire’s traction level is excellent on a wet road, dry road, and snowy roads. The handling is also top-notch across all terrains. The Avid Ascend GT gives highly responsive feedback on your vehicle, making drivers feel in total control each time they

Sumitomo Encounter AT Review & Buying Guide

Overview Sumimoto’s Encounter AT is a tire that offers excellent value and a competitive performance despite being an entry-level tire. When it is time to go for an adventure, you need a tire that can withstand any surface and capable of whatever you request from it. For most all-terrain tires, you will get large, aggressive tread blocks with a good grip on loose grounds such as sand and mud. Still, it has a soft compound

Sumitomo Touring LS T Review

Overview Sumitomo Touring LS Tire is built to offer tractions in all seasons, from wet, to dry, and even in the snow. It combines this with the reliable and long-lasting tread life, suitable for cornering and a comfortable ride across different terrains. The Touring LS Tire is a touring all-season tire designed for sedans, crossovers, coupes, and minivans. The Sumitomo Touring LS Tire, although relatively new, has four circumferential grooves that channel away water in

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Sailun Tires Review & Buying Guide

When it comes to producing the cheapest tire models, Sailun Atrezzo tire brand comes first. They have dominated the entire North American states in this aspect; this is because many car users are satisfied with budget-friendly tires that give an average performance and standard treading prospect on several road surfaces. Sailun has focused on producing tires at a great price point to attract customers who want pocket-friendly tires with reliable treads. Vehicles like SUVs, trucks,

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Starfire Tires Review & Buying Guide

Starfire Tires Buying Guide Starfire tire is a subsidiary of Cooper Tires. Starfire Tires was established as a brand by Cooper Tires, to produce affordable tires without compromising the level of performance, and the exceptional quality. Starfire tires manufacture a reasonably priced set of tires that gives an excellent performance, and suitable for passenger, crossover, trucks, and SUVs. The Starfire brand is famous for producing quality tires that provide good mileage and boost performance without

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Hankook Tires Review & Buying Guide

Hankook was founded in 1941, making them a relatively new entry in the tire industry. They are currently based in Seoul, South Korea but they also have headquarters in Nashville, Tennessee. According to Brand Finance, Hankook is currently the 7th largest tire manufacturer in the world – just behind Pirelli. Despite Hankook entering the tire industry a half-century later than competing tire brands, they’ve still established a solid position in the market by providing affordable,

Kumho Solus TA71 Review & Buying Guide

Kumho has been in the tire industry for well over sixty years, so they are well aware of how a tire should be produced. The business started in Korea and has expanded over the years to be a part of the United States and other countries.  They are one of the biggest tire manufacturers in the world.  This corporation has been entrusted for years as they deliver reliable tires that have outstanding performance. The company

Kumho Solus TA31 Review & Buying Guide

Kumho has been in the tire industry for sixty plus years, so they are well aware of how a tire should be produced.  They are one of the biggest tire manufacturers in the world.  This corporation has been entrusted for years as they deliver reliable tires that have outstanding performance. The company itself is advanced, always looking for ways to stand out in the tire industry.  Kumho looks at product development, technical progression, environmental awareness,

Kumho Solus TA11 Review & Buying Guide

Kumho has been in the tire industry since 1960, so they are well aware of how a tire should be built.  They are one of the largest tire producers in the world.  This company has been trusted for years as they produce reliable tires that have amazing performance. The company itself is innovative, always looking for ways to stand out in the tire industry.  Kumho looks at product development, technical progression, environmental awareness, and marketing

Kumho Solus KH16 Review & Buying Guide

Kumho tires have been around for over 60 years. The brand was built on integrity and has an innovative approach to tires.  The company has a desire to provide optimal service while delivering an outstanding driving experience to customers all around the world.   It is no wonder why so many individuals trust this brand.  It is no different with the Kumho Solus KH16.   Our Kumho Solus KH16 review has proven that many car owners

Kumho Road Venture MT51 Review & Buying Guide

The tire that you place on your vehicle can make it or break it.  While we have had a lot of experience with tires, one brand that always performs quite well is Kumho.  This brand has been around since 1960 and is a leader in the industry.   No matter if you are putting around town on a sunny day, out for a drive on a rainy afternoon, or caught in a snowstorm, the Kumho Road

Kumho Road Venture AT51 Review & Buying Guide

Kumho tires have been a staple wheel in the tire industry.  The company strives to deliver the best in performance for dry, wet, and snowy conditions.  Many Kumho tires have been built for snowy conditions but are perfect for off-roading or any other adventures you take.  This tire company is one that you can trust as they have been manufacturing tires since 1960.  The company takes an innovative approach to all products so they can

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Continental Tires Review & Buying Guide

Continental has a long history dating back to 1871 when they started out as a rubber manufacturer. The success of their rubber manufacturing lead them to start developing vehicle tires with a plain tread in 1898. This also proved to be extremely successful for the brand and in 1904, they became the first company to manufacture grooved vehicle tires. They are currently one of the top 4 tire brands in the industry. Currently, they are

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Bridgestone Tires Review

Producing high quality tires in over 181 production facilities in 24 countries makes Bridgestone one of the world’s leading tire manufacturers. Not only is Bridgestone one of the largest tire manufacturers globally, their strong customer ratings established them as a consumer favourite. The Japanese owned tire manufacturer brings more than 88 years of experience to the table designing some of the world’s best tires. In 1988, Bridgestone acquired Firestone to help them expand into the

Hercules Avalanche RT Review & Buying Guide

Overview The Hercules Avalanche RT is the Hercules’ latest studdable winter tire and the updated version of its predecessor the Avalanche Xtreme. This winter tire is designed for passenger sedans, minivans and crossovers and is built with outstanding technologies including their exclusive Snow Grip Technology. These tires are the improved version of the Avalanche Xtreme and are available in an outstanding 41 sizes! Ranging from 14 – 18 inches. Hercules tire also offers an excellent

Continental 4×4 Contact Review

Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Snow 0% Comfort 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% Check Price Pros Great dry traction Quick steering response Overall comfortable ride Cons Less than ideal tread life Poor winter performance Features The Continental 4×4 Contact is a Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season light truck tire made to reflect a touring tire and deliver the same handling as high-end crossover and sport utility vehicles. The 4×4 Contact is used as original equipment for high-end

Hercules Tires Review & Buying Guide

Why should you buy Hercules? Affordable Pricing Not only does Hercules Tires boast a beautiful design with excellent features but they are also available at an affordable price. Compared to similar models on the market, this Hercules tire comes in cheaper than the competition. At an affordable price, you can purchase a set of quality tires built with proprietary materials that will last your vehicle a long time. In fact, offering tires at an affordable

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Pirelli Tires Review & Buyer Guide

Why Choose Pirelli Tires? Sustainability Pirelli’s sustainability policies are molded after the United Nations Global Compact, a collective of over 12 000 companies who have pledged to adapt to sustainable business models. One of the largest areas of improvement for tire manufacturers is in the rubber processing stage. Pirelli’s Sustainable Natural Rubber Policy aims to become more sustainable from one end of the production chain all the way to the other. This involves not only

Yokohama Tires Review & Buyer Guide

Yokohama Tires Buying Guide Why Choose Yokohama? Yokohama was born in 1917 and quickly expanded across Japan before opening up U.S.based manufacturing facilities in 1969. Today, Yokohama’s American factories in Virginia and Mississippi produce millions of ultra high performance and high performance summer and winter tires for passenger vehicles, buses and trucks every year. Since its inception, this company has built an impressive reputation for its expansive range of cost effective tires and ultra high

Uniroyal Tiger Paw Touring A/S Review

Overview Once a dominant force in the US market, Uniroyal’s presence in the tire market today is limited. They are currently owned by Michelin (in the US) and Continental AG (in Europe). Uniroyal is a company that prides itself on producing budget-friendly tires made for drivers who are looking for a durable all-season tire. Their most popular product line is the Tiger Paw line, which was actually the same name for their high-performance tires made

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Best Tires for Canadians: Everything You Need to Know

Before you begin shopping for tires it’s important to make sure you’re buying the right type of tire for your vehicle. Take a second and think about how and where you’ll be driving on a regular basis. Do you drive a pickup truck and need tires that will provide great traction in off-road conditions? Do you drive a sports car and need high-performance summer tires? Do you live in a city that gets a lot

Sumitomo Tires Review

Sumitomo Tires Buying Guide Who makes Sumitomo Tires? Sumitomo tires are a staple in today’s tire market. Their expansive range includes a huge variety of all-seasons and sport performance tires at an extremely competitive price. Indeed, users are consistently surprised by the products’ excellent performance despite their relatively low price point. But who makes Sumitomo tires? It might surprise you that the corporation that owns this brand can be traced back over four hundred years

Kumho Ecsta PS31 Review

Kumho Ecsta PS31 Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Comfort 0% Noise 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% Check Price Pros Competitive price against the competition Long tread life Comfortable Great tread design Strong rim Heat buildup is reduced due to the 3D dimples Cons Lower and higher speeds seem to have a lot of noise The responsive grip in the corners could stand to be better If you are looking for an ultra high performance summer

Kumho Ecsta PA51 Review

If you are looking for an Ultra high performance all season tire, the Kumho Ecsta PA51 could be for you. Ecsta PA51 tires were designed to fit on sports cars, performance sedans, and sporty coupes, and can even be used in passenger cars. If you want high drivability with superior performance in every season, this is the performance tire for you. The Kumho Ecsta PA51 was not rated to be a winter tire. Rather, these

Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum Review

Kumho is a brand that has been trusted for years. This South Korean company was founded in 1960 with plants not only in South Korea, but also in China, Vietnam, and the United States. These tires are exported worldwide, and the company prides itself on being innovative in developing all season tires. Their development team has surprised us time and time again on high performance tires that are outstanding. The Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum is

Kumho Crugen KL33 Tires Review

Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Comfort 0% Noise 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% See on Tire Rack Pros Very responsive in wet and dry conditions Ultra-quiet highway driving/little road noise 60,000 mile warranty Sleek, modern, and sporty look Excellent price (affordable) Dry braking performance Amazing traction in dry conditions Smooth quiet and super comfortable drive Cons Does not do anything in light snow Wet traction could stand improvement Was not designed for off-road The Kumho

Kumho Crugen HT51 Review

The Crugen HT51 is a model of tire from the Kumho company that was released in the spring of 2016. This all-season tire has performed well in various reviews, as it is very durable and offers a comfortable ride. A little over a year after it was released, it was branded with the three-peak mountain snowflake (3PMSF) symbol, indicating they are severe snow service rated.  Before the tires were branded with this iconic symbol, the

Kumho Crugen HP71 Review

The Kumho Crugen HP71 is perfect for drivers of SUVs, crossovers, and light trucks. They are all-season tires that provide for a quiet and comfortable ride. The compound that is used for the Crugen HP71 molded into a five-rib design that utilizes Variable Pitch Technology. This allows for longer wear providing a longer-lasting tire. A stable on-center feeling is offered by the center rib. In this review, we provide you with the best information possible


Kumho Tires Review & Buyer Guide (2021)

Kumho Tires Buying Guide Value Value is one thing that Kumho knows about! This Korean tire company has very affordable tires, as they understand that not everything in life that is good is expensive. When talking price, you can expect to pay 30 to 40% less than other brands on the market. While they are not the cheapest on the market, you also will not be paying more than you should. One of the best

Nitto NT05 Review

The Nitto NT05 is an ultra-high-performance tire made to match the strength of your vehicle. These Nitto tires was designed following a thorough series of computer simulation modeling and on-track testing. The main objective of the Nitto NT05 is to deliver extreme performance in high-horsepower vehicles. Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Comfort 0% Noise 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% Pros Extreme dry traction Impressive steering response Accurate handling and cornering Cheaper than other tires in its class

Continental ExtremeContact DW Review: Well Rounded Summer Tire

With the Continental ExtremeContact DW tire, you can expect a well-rounded Max Performance summer tire that delivers a quiet, comfortable ride with good grip in both dry and wet conditions. After all, the DW in the name stands for dry and wet! Since the tire doesn’t cater to dry or wet roads specifically, don’t expect it to have the best grip or handling in terms of performance – it is a pretty standard, middle of

Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position Review

Do you want to maximize your thrill level every time you get behind the wheel? If so, the Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position might be the tire for you. Bridgestone’s Max Performance Summer tire, the Potenza S-04 Pole Position tire is designed for top-of-the-line, high-performing sports cars, coupes, and sedans. As summer tires, these are well suited for warmer climates, in both dry and wet conditions. If you’re going to be driving in colder temperatures

Kumho Ecsta PA31 Review

Kumho is a well-known brand with a lot to offer their customers. With the Kumho Ecsta PA31, you can expect a high-performance, all-season tire that offers unmatched everyday driving, excellent treadwear, ride comfort, low noise and all-season traction, even in light snow. Kumho is the tire to beat, capable of everything (except for maybe off-roading). What exactly makes the Kumho Ecsta PA31 such a great tire? It is jam-packed with many innovative technologies, the main

Pirelli Cinturato P7 Review: High Class & Sustainable

Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Snow 0% Comfort 0% Noise 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% Check Price Pros Advanced traction in both dry and wet conditions Elevated grip Great stability Extreme comfort Reduced tire/road noise Good fuel efficiency Exceptional treadlife Environmentally-friendly Cons No grip in icy conditions Custom design for special brands of vehicles only High price point Similar tire brands have superior steering response and handling The Pirelli Cinturato P7 was designed to be

Nokian Rotiiva AT Reviews

Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Snow 0% Noise 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% Pros Great for off-road terrain Best in class winter tire Good for all conditions 50 thousand mile warranty Unique tread pattern Less road noise than other competitors Cons Not designed for serious off-road use or rock climbing Not compatible with a small car Heavier tread is less ideal for light or summer road conditions Key Features Center rib stabilizers Stone ejector rib

Continental Procontact Ecoplus Reviews

The Continental Procontact with Ecoplus technology is a top touring all-season tire. Marketed as a fuel-efficient tire, this model works to continually minimize the amount of friction between your wheel and the road below. Like many other tire manufacturers, including Nokian, Continental is demonstrating a renewed commitment to ecological tire design. The low resistance tire not only reduces carbon emissions but also helps you save money on fuel. Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Snow 0%

Goodyear Eagle Sport All Season Reviews

Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Snow 0% Comfort 0% Noise 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% See on Tire Rack Pros Excellent dry and wet grip Very good handling and road feedback Impressive grip on icy roads Tire design provides a smooth and comfortable driving experience Cons Like many all seasons products, the tread does wear down Key Features Asymmetrical tread: The asymmetrical tread pattern allows your car to find superior grip whether moving forwards or

Pirelli P6 Four Seasons Review (2020 Update)

Overview The Pirelli P6 Four seasons tire is a premium touring tire designed to provide a stable and comfortable ride all year round. Dry 0% Wet 0% Snow 0% Comfort 0% Noise 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% Check Price Pros Excellent water expulsion Stable and durable tread design Good dry and wet handling Good braking stability Reduced noise for a quiet and comfortable ride Cons The tread is not as durable as other tires on

General Altimax Arctic 12 Review

Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Snow 0% Comfort 0% Noise 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% See on Tire Rack Pros The traction and handling are precise in snowy and icy conditions. These winter tires are an excellent value for the money. Traction when the roads are wet is outstanding. Acceleration can be done with ease. Cons It is hard to say how good the treadwear is since the tire was only recently released. If the

Dunlop Winter Maxx 2 Review

Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Snow 0% Comfort 0% Noise 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% See on Tire Rack Pros Braking in various conditions: These tires brake well in snow and slush as well as wet roads. Hydroplaning: This is not even an issue with these winter tires. Ride comfort: The ride is very comfortable and smooth. These winter tires come from a trusted company. The tires have a unique tread pattern. Dunlop has made

Vredestein SnowTrac 5 Review

Overview Dry 0% Wet 0% Snow 0% Comfort 0% Noise 0% Treadwear 0% Overall 0% See on Tire Rack Pros Braking distance on ice, snow, and dry roads is short Fuel consumption is excellent Traction on snow is outstanding There is a solid zone located in the middle of the tread Delivers a strong performance on the road Cons The tires are known to be loud The tires have a low wear resistance They are