Top 10 High Performance All-Season Tires
If you are looking for a high performance all-season tire, then you most likely know how confusing it can be in finding the tire that fits your tastes and needs, as well as your vehicle. Which model offers the best acceleration and cornering power? Which has the best handling and traction in all weather conditions? What about comfort, treadlife and warranties?
Our list of the 2017 Top 10 High Performance All-Season tires is designed to help you make your best decision. This list is based on several factors including our own experience and reviews and comments from other tire owners.
Due in part to its excellent year-round traction and handling, it’s easy to see why the YK580 is consistently rated as one of the best high-performance AS tires today. Yokohama has built this model to deliver more than capable cornering stability even as the tire is pushed to its limits, as well as outstanding braking and acceleration performance. The ride is quiet, and treadlife has proven to be much better than average for a performance tire.
Goodyear Eagle Sport All-Season
If budget is an issue, but you still want a well-balanced high-performance tire, the Goodyear Eagle Sport is a solid choice. This is a tire that provides sure-footed grip on all types of pavement, while delivering the kind of steering response and feel you want from a performance tire. The lower cost makes this tire an excellent value for the money.
Continental ExtremeContact DWS06
The newly updated Continental ExtremeContact DWS06 is truly a tire for all seasons. Traction and handling on dry, wet or snow covered road surfaces is excellent, and among the best in class. Continental has also further improved braking and cornering performance, as well as increased the steering response and feel. It’s topped off with a 50,000 mile tread warranty. The DWS06 is simply one of the best performing HP all-season tires available today.
Michelin Pilot Sport A/S3 Plus
Released in early 2016, the Michelin AS 3+ has upped the stakes in providing high performance all-season driving. Using the same technology as their Pilot Sport summer tire, the AS3 Plus delivers some of the best traction, handling and cornering grip as you’ll find in any tire. The ride is comfortable and this model is backed by a 45K mile tread warranty.
Firestone Firehawk AS
Firestone’s newest addition to the UHP all-season lineup is certainly worthy of a top ten placement. Released in 2016, the Firehawk AS delivers excellent dry traction and handling, while it’s grip on wet pavement is among the best in class. Cornering grip and stability is very good on this tire, and the treadlife has shown to be better than many similar models. This is simply a solid overall performing tire.
BFGoodrich g-Force Comp-2 A/S
Known for their line of high performance tires, the new for 2015 COMP-2 A/S has upped the limits for how well UHP AS tires can perform. BFG has added their racing tire technology to give this model outstanding dry/wet grip, as well as excellent steering response and feel. The ride is comfortable and road noise is not an issue. A 45K mile tread warranty is also provided.
Pirelli P Zero All Season Plus
Using advanced polymers and increased amounts of silica in the tread give the Pirelli P Zero All Season Plus excellent grip on dry or wet pavement. This model features more nimble handling and cornering grip, while also providing a ride quality that is not harsh or uncomfortable. It’s simply one of the top tires in this category.
Falken Pro G4 A/S
While you may be mildly surprised to see Falken on the list, the truth is this Pro G4 A/S is simply an excellent model that deserves a spot in our top 10. It has the type of traction, ride comfort and treadlife that drivers look for in an HP all-season tire. In addition, the price is among the lowest in this class.
The Motivo from Nitto Tires is one of the newest high performance all-season tires on the market today. It delivers impressive grip in the corners that is similar to some of the better summer driving tires. Steering control and braking are excellent, as is the riding comfort this model provides. Nitto includes a 60,000 mile tread warranty, which is among the best of any tire in this class.
Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season
With its unique dry and all-season tread zones, the Eagle F1 Asymmetric All Season is one of Goodyear’s top performing models. You’ll find some of the quickest steering response among any tires in this class, and the traction in wet or winter conditions is excellent. A 45,000 mile tread warranty is also provided.
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