Are you looking for a new set of tires, but want to spend the
least amount as you can? Perhaps you are unsure of which models are the best choice for your vehicle that will
still allow you to stay within your budget? Whatever the reason, we've put together our list of the 10 best
all-season tires that cost LESS than $100. Updated for 2015.
Many people feel that low cost means cheap tires, but this just isn't the case
with the tires on our list. Each of our top 10 tires are chosen as a result of quality, price, reviews and comments
from other drivers, as well as our own experiences. For more detailed reviews on each tire, you can find them
listed under our Tire Reviews section. Prices for all tires on this list are based on tires that fit 15" rims and
come in a wide variety of sizes.
Kumho Solus KR21
The KR21 from Kumho is one of the lowest priced all-season tires
available. It sports good overall ride quality to go with dependable year round traction and
handling. One of the strengths with this tire is how quiet it is on the road. The tires comes with
a very good 85,000 mile warranty.
Made by Yokohama, the Prodigy H/T features impressive traction and
handling regardless of whether the road surface is dry, wet or even snow covered. The tread life on
this tire is long and the ride comfort may surprise you. There is also a 60,000 mile tread warranty
included with this model.
As one of the lowest priced tires made today, the Ohtsu 6000 also
offers pretty good performance that may even surprise you. Traction on dry and wet pavement is more
than decent, ride comfort is not bad, and there’s also a 35K mile warranty. For an everyday to and
from work vehicle or one that just needs low cost tires, this is a good option.
The newest addition to the General Tire lineup is also one of
their best. The Altimax RT43 features a unique twin tread compound that not only increases traction
on wet, dry or snow covered road surfaces, but it also adds more driving comfort by cushioning the
ride. With its 75,000 mile warranty, treadlife is longer lasting on this model as well.
If you’re looking
for a lower priced high performance all-season tire, the Falken 612 may be your answer. Not only
is the cost lower, but the traction and handling performance is very good as well. They ride
nicely and have up to a 65K mile tread guarantee.
GT Radial has included features on its Champiro VP1 that are
normally found only on tires costing much more than this model. A low rolling resistance tread
compound increases fuel efficiency, while the tire’s tread block design enhances all-season
traction and handling. Noise cancelling technology reduces road noise, making this a very quiet and
comfortable riding tire.
While the original Signature tire was a popular model, this second
generation increases the performance without it costing an arm and a leg. Expect to find dependable
dry and wet traction, and a ride that is smooth and comfortable. Treadlife is another plus for the
Signature II, and it comes with a 65K mile tread warranty.
Although not as well-known as Goodyear, Continental and other
brands, the Fuzion Touring is a very good all-season tire. It performs well on dry and wet
pavement, and the handling/cornering is among some of the better tires in its class. With a lower
price and longer lasting treadlife, the Fuzion Touring is a good quality tire for the
Not a lot of people know about the Silver Edition, but it fits in
nicely for a low cost all-season tire. It’s optimized for dry and wet traction, and the added sipes
enhance grip in winter weather. Road noise is low and the ride is comfortable. A 65K mile warranty
is also included.
The Precision Touring is arguably one of the better touring
all-season tires at any price, let alone one that comes in at a much lower cost than many leading
competitor tires. The silica tread compound and added sipes provide solid traction on dry and wet
pavement, as well as extra grip on snow. Treadlife is good and comes backed with a 70K mile