Mastercraft MC-440 Tire Review & Rating

The Mastercraft MC-440 all-season tire is designed to deliver reliable traction and handling in year-round conditions, as well as a comfortable ride and long lasting treadlife. It also features a lower price for budget-conscious drivers.

Mastercraft, which is a division of Cooper Tire, uses an all-season tread compound that is M+S rated with an asymmetric tread pattern that combines to provide very good traction and handling on dry road surfaces. The continuous center rib quickens steering response and adds to on-center feel.

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Wide circumferential grooves and unique lateral shoulder slots and see-through grooves contribute to its grip on wet pavement. It works well on this model and is an area we’ve heard other drivers mention in reviews as being a real plus as well.

Traction in light snow is aided by the biting edges of the grooves and lateral slots, although this is not a major strength for this tire. Grip in deeper amounts of snow, and on ice and hard-pack, is questionable. A dedicated winter tire is advised if you live in an area that sees quite a bit of snow and ice.

The Mastercraft MC440 is available in a wide range of 14-17 inch sizes with speed ratings of T, H and V. Treadlife is backed by a 40K mile warranty.

Pros

  • Dependable dry and wet traction
  • Smooth and quiet ride at highway speeds
  • Dry/wet braking
  • Treadlife is above average
  • Value for the performance and money

Cons

  • Deep snow and ice traction

Overall Thoughts

As a value-priced tire, the Mastercraft MC-440 is among the better all-season tires. It delivers very good dry and wet traction, with better than average braking on most surfaces. The ride is smooth and quiet, although you might expect to hear a bit more noise as the tread wears down.

Where you may find issues is with grip in deeper snow and on ice. Naturally, this is not a winter tire and traction problems can be expected.

Treadlife has shown to be longer lasting than you might think, and it’s backed with a 40K mile tread warranty.

Overall, while not the best in class against tires like the Continental TrueContact or General Altimax RT43 among others, the MC-440 is a nice choice in new tires for anyone looking to save some good money. Its value and performance for the money is excellent.

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What Vehicles Will The Mastercraft MC-440 Fit?

Fits these vehicles and many others:

  • Chevrolet Cobalt, Malibu, Cruze, Impala, Sonic LTZ
  • Dodge Neon, Avenger, Grand Caravan
  • Ford Focus, Mustang GT, Taurus, Fusion
  • Honda Civic, Insight, Accord, Odyssey
  • Hyundai Genesis, Sonata, Elantra
  • Kia Optima, Rondo
  • Mazda6, 929, Mazda3
  • Nissan Altima, Maxima, Versa, Leaf, Cube
  • Pontiac Vibe, Grand Am, Grand Prix, G5
  • Subaru Legacy, Impreza, Outback
  • Toyota Camry, Prius, Avalon, Solara, Matrix, Sienna, Corolla
  • Volkswagen Jetta, Passat, Touareg

Tire Sizes

14″

175/65R14 82T BLK
185/65R14 86T BLK
185/65R14 86H BLK
185/60R14 82H BLK
195/60R14 86H BLK

15″

185/65R15 88T BLK
185/60R15 84T BLK
185/65R15 88H BLK
195/65R15 91H BLK
195/65R15 91T BLK
195/60R15 88T BLK
195/60R15 88H BLK
195/55R15 85V BLK
205/65R15 94T BLK
205/65R15 94H BLK
205/65R15 94H BLK
205/60R15 91H BLK
215/65R15 96T BLK
215/60R15 94H BLK

16″

205/55R16 91T BLK
205/60R16 92T BLK
205/60R16 92H BLK
205/60R16 92V BLK
205/55R16 91V BLK
205/55R16 91H BLK
205/50R16 87V BLK
205/50R16 87V BLK
215/60R16 95V BLK
215/65R16 98T BLK
215/60R16 95T BLK
215/55R16 93H BLK
225/55R16 95H BLK
225/55R16 95V BLK
225/60R16 98T BLK
225/60R16 98V BLK
225/60R16 98H BLK

17″

215/55R17 94V BLK
215/50R17 95V XL BLK
225/50R17 94V BLK
225/60R17 99T BLK

Price Range

Mastercraft MC-440 prices range from approximately $51 and up. You may also find occasional rebates, discount prices, coupons and special offers on this tire.

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Warranty

Mastercraft provides a 40,000 mile tread warranty on the M-440. Tire uniformity is guaranteed on all sizes for the first 2/32 inch of wear.

Materials and workmanship are warranted for 6-years and include free replacement during the first 2/32 inch of wear. A prorated amount is given down to the final 2/32 inch of tread depth. You also receive a 45-day road test guarantee that allows you to exchange the tires if you are not completely satisfied.


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