The ever-popular Nissan Altima has featured a variety of tire and wheel options over the years., from the
standard base model to the more sporty SR. That said, here's our list (updated for 2015) of the best tires for the
Nissan Altima that are designed to fit one or all of the following fitments:
All tires listed are designed to fit the Altima hybrid, S, SE, SE-R, SL and SR models, and are not listed in any
particular order. Any of these tires would make excellent choices.
The touring all-season Continental PureContact makes the list due in part to its unique tread
compound that is designed to increase tread life, provide enhanced fuel efficiency and increase
traction, especially on wet or slippery road surfaces. You can expect excellent all-around
stability and a comfortable ride. Continental includes a 70,000 mile tread guarantee.
For drivers seeking a balance of very good traction on dry and wet roads to go along with a cost
that is lower than most other big brand name tires, the Altimax HP fills the spot. Expect good road
manners with your Altima on this model. Tread life is above average and General backs it up with a
55,000 mile tread warranty.
The YK580 from Yokohama has been one of the best performance tires in the touring all-season
class for the past few years now. This model features excellent traction on dry or wet pavement, as
well as exceptional cornering grip that is among the best in this class. You'll also find increased
ride comfort and the tire is remarkably quiet. It comes with a 60,000 mile warranty, making it a
solid choice for the Altima.
Goodyear's ComforTred Touring is built to provide superior ride comfort due to its shock
absorbent layer that sits between the steel belts and tread. The added cushion eliminates harsh
bumps and jolts on rougher road surfaces. Beyond that, this is a tire that will give you dependable
all-season performance and a longer lasting tread life. There's an 80,000 mile warranty included as
The Solus KR21 is one of more budget-friendly models available for the Altima. But don't let the
lower price fool you, this is no cheap tire that sacrifices performance. Expect to find above
average dry and wet traction, as well as a comfortable ride quality. Kumho backs the tread life
with an 85,000 mile warranty, which is among the longest you'll find.
If a well-rounded tire that delivers excellent all-season traction, a smooth and comfortable
ride, along with a long lasting tread life sounds appealing, then the Hankook H727 makes a good
choice. This model is well suited for the Altima due in part to its performance and quality
comfort. Add in the 100,000 mile tread warranty and you can see why it is one of the higher ranking
and more popular tires sold today.
Using Michelin's exclusive Comfort Control Technology, the Primacy MXV4 delivers a very quiet
and comfortable to ride on all types of road surfaces. Traction and handling on dry, wet or snow
covered streets and highways is also very impressive. A longer tread life is another feature with
this model as well.
Pirelli's Cinturato P7 All Season tire joins the list due in part to its lower rolling
resistance tread design and enhanced fuel economy. The tread compound utilizes more environmentally
friendly ingredients for lower CO2 emissions. Better yet is the performance this tire offers with
its increased dry and wet traction, as well as a more smooth and comfortable ride.
The Serenity Plus is one of Bridgestone's latest additions to its touring all-season lineup, and
it is also one of the best. The original Serenity has been a well-known and respected performing
tire for many years, and this new second-generation model just adds to it. Expect to find luxurious
ride comfort and dependable all-weather performance. Bridgestone backs it with an 80,000 mile tread
If serious high-performance is what you are looking for, and you have the optional 18 inch wheel
sizes on your Altima, then the Super Sport from Michelin is a tire for your short list. Not only
does this model deliver seat of the pants traction and cornering grip, but the ride is far and
above what you normally find on such a high performance tire. There's even an unheard of 30,000
mile warranty on this tire, something you don't find in this class.