Sears Roadhandler Sport Tire Review & Rating

Sears has recently added the RoadHandler Sport to their re-released Road Handler lineup. Built for drivers of sport coupes and sedans, this ultra-high performance tire features all-season traction, enhanced cornering grip and a more comfortable ride quality.

A unique hybrid tread compound combined with an asymmetric tread pattern is designed to increase grip on dry or wet pavement, as well as reduce rolling resistance for better overall fuel efficiency.

Sears has utilized 3-D vibration control technology along with rounded groove edges on the Roadhandler Sport that gives the tire more contact with the road surface, thereby reducing road noise, increasing brake performance and eliminating many of the road vibrations you so often feel when driving.

Four wide circumferential grooves are optimized to increase wet road performance and reduce the risk of hydroplaning, something this tire does very well.

Inside the tire you will find two steel belts for added strength and durability, as well as a high hardness bead filler for increased steering response. An innovative belt edge tape is also used on this model that adds more stability to the tire throughout the speed range. Sears includes a 50,000 mile tread guarantee on the Roadhandler Sport, and the tire comes in various 16 – 18 inch sizes with W or Y speed ratings.

Pros

  • Dry and wet traction
  • Cornering grip
  • Ride comfort

Cons

  • Winter handling

Overall Thoughts

Sears has had much success over the years with their Roadhandler lineup, and this newly released Sport model should follow in those footsteps. Although not in the same league as the Michelin Pilot Sport AS or Continental ExtremeContact DWS among others, this is still a very good overall high performance tire.

What Vehicles Will The RoadHandler Sport Fit?

Fits these vehicles and many others:

  • Acura RDX, MDX
  • Chevrolet Impala, Malibu
  • Chrysler 300
  • Dodge Charger
  • Ford Fusion, Focus, Flex, Taurus
  • Honda Accord, CR-V, Civic
  • Hyundai Santa Fe, Elantra, Sonata
  • Infiniti M35, G35x
  • Lexus RX 350
  • Mazda CX-7, Mazda6
  • Mercedes-Benz ML350, E320
  • Scion xD, xB
  • Subaru Forester, Impreza
  • Toyota Celica GT, Corolla, Camry, Highlander, Avalon, RAV4
  • Volkswagen Jetta

Tire Sizes

16″

205/55R16XL 94W

17″

215/45R17XL 91W
215/55R17 94W
225/45R17XL 94W
235/45R17XL 97W
225/50R17XL 98W
235/55R17 99W
245/45R17XL 99W

18″

205/55R16XL 94W
225/40R18XL 92W
245/40R18XL 97Y

Price Range

Sears RoadHandler Sport prices range from approximately $130 and up. You may also find occasional rebates, discount prices, coupons and special offers on this tire.

Click Here To Find The Current Lowest Prices On All Sears RoadHandler Sport Sizes

Warranty

The Roadhandler Sport carries a 50,000 mile tread warranty.


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Tammy P
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Had to buy 2 new tires. Roadhandlers were all the store had in stock. Thank God!!! I had never heard of them but I tell you!!! That was the best investment I ever made. I ended up purchasing 4 because the ride was smooth!! Thanks Roadhandler!! Won’t be using another brand if I can help it!!!

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