10 Best Minivan Tires
As one of the more popular vehicles on the road today, minivans have been helping families get around in comfort and convenience for many years now. So it only stands to reason that having a good quality set of tires is important in keeping you safe on the road. But the question becomes, what are the best tires for my minivan? We’ve listed out our choice of the top 10 tires in order to help provide some answers and give you the info you need to make your best decision.Please note that our list is not in any particular order. All ten tires make excellent choices.
1 – Continental TrueContact
For all-around performance in all-season conditions, the TrueContact from Continental is one of the better tires available today. Dry/wet traction, handling and cornering stability are all among the best in class. The ride is smooth and comfortable like you would expect, and treadlife has proven to be very good as well. It comes backed with a 90k mile warranty.
*Pricing Reflects – Continental TrueContact 225/65R17 102T BSW Touring tire
2 – Michelin Defender T + H
Michelin hit a homerun with the newly updated Defender T+H. This model is exactly what you would expect from Michelin in terms of comfort, control and tread life. Grip on dry, wet and snow covered road surfaces is outstanding. Steering is responsive and confident, making this a very good choice in minivan tires. Treadlife has also been given a boost, and Michelin includes an 80,000 mile tread warranty.
*Pricing Reflects – Michelin Defender 225/65R17 102H BSW Touring tire
3 – Cooper CS5 Grand Touring
When it comes to wanting a tire that delivers a quiet and comfortable ride, the Cooper CS5 Grand Touring is an excellent choice. In addition, with four times the silica content in the tread compound, this model provides exceptional traction and braking on wet pavement.
*Pricing Reflects – Cooper CS5 Grand Touring All Season Tire – 225/65R17 102T
4 – Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring
The Goodyear ComforTred Touring has been a bestseller for a few years now, and for good reason, it’s an excellent tire. Expect to find very good traction on dry and wet pavement, as well as on snow and ice covered roadways. Ride comfort is enhanced through Goodyear’s Comfort Layer of shock absorbing material that cushions the ride. An 80k mile tread guarantee is also provided.
*Pricing Reflects – Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring 245/45R18 96V VSB Grand Touring tire
5 – Michelin Premier A/S
The Premier A/S from Michelin offers what we consider to be the best wet traction you’ll find in this class. Michelin’s EverGrip technology expands the rain grooves as the tire wears in order to continue providing added traction and safety on rain soaked road surfaces. In addition, the ride is smooth and quiet, making this a solid choice in new minivan tires.
*Pricing Reflects – Michelin Premier A/S 215/55R17 94H BSW Grand Touring tire
6 – Goodyear Assurance TripleTred All Season
For several years running, the Goodyear TripleTred All Season has been one of the better all-season tires sold. Its dependable traction and handling on dry, wet or snow covered road surfaces make it a good choice for minivan owners looking for a safe, comfortable and solid performing all-season tire.
*Pricing Reflects – Goodyear Assurance TripleTred All-Season Tire 205/50R17/XL 93V
7 – General Altimax RT43
Delivering confident traction in year-round conditions, the Altimax RT43 has proven itself to be one of the better all-season tires sold today. Beyond that, General has added a twin-cushion tread compound that absorbs bumps and adds to ride comfort, while unique sound wave technology lowers road noise for increased comfort. It all results in a solid performing tire that is ideal for minivan drivers.
*Pricing Reflects – General Tire ALTIMAX RT43 205/55R16
8 – Continental PureContact with EcoPlus Technology
Designed with a silica-enhanced all season compound and unique Continental polymers and silane additives, the Pure Contact delivers increased traction, better overall fuel efficiency and a longer tread life. It’s a model that is ideal for minivan owners looking for confident year-round performance driving comfort.
*Pricing Reflects – Continental PureContact 225/45R18 91V BSW Performance Tire
9 – Falken Sincera SN250 A/S
The newer Falken SN250 A/S is an excellent choice for any make/model of minivan due in part to its solid ovrall performance and comfortable ride quality. Dynamic Range technology provides added traction and handling, while 3D Canyon sipes increase grip on wet and snow road surfaces. Its lower price and longer tread warranty make it a good value in new tires.
*Pricing Reflects – Falken Sincera SN250 Tire A/S 225/60R17 99T
10 – Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus
Billed as the quietest tire in the Bridgestone lineup, the Serenity Plus is well-known as one of the better tires for any type of minivan. Designed with unique RENOA grooves that are created to lower acoustic noises on various pavement surfaces, this tire is not only quiet, but very comfortable as well.
*Pricing Reflects – Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus Tire 215/55R17
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