Starfire SF340 Tire Review & Rating

The Starfire SF340 is built as a budget-friendly tire for all types of coupes, sedans, smaller SUV’s and light trucks. A computer-designed tread pattern provides all-season traction and handling while maintaining a longer lasting treadlife.

The Starfire SF 340 uses deeper lateral shoulder slots to increase dry traction, and a solid center rib for enhanced steering response and better on-center feel at higher speeds on the highway.

Starfire SF340 Tire Review

Traction on wet pavement is increased through the tire’s circumferential grooves and angled sipes around the tread. They work together to channel away water and slush, as well as reduce the risk of hydroplaning.

Ride comfort is addressed through a variable pitch tread sequence that is designed to lower the road noise and add additional comfort. It works well for the most part although you may find a little more noise as the tire starts wearing down.

Inside the tread are dual steel belts that add strength and durability. You’ll find a variety of 13-17 inch sizes available that come with S and T speed ratings. The SF340 has a 440 UTQG rating and comes with a limited tread warranty.


  • Dependable dry and wet traction
  • Good treadwear
  • Low cost tire


  • A little extra road noise as tires begin wearing down
  • Winter performance

Overall Thoughts

The Starfire SF 340 is especially appealing to tire buyers on a very tight budget who would like a tire that delivers dependable traction without all the bells and whistles. That’s the niche for this model. It doesn’t provide the kind of performance you’ll find on Michelin, Continental and other top tire brands, but if basic commuting needs is all you’re looking for, the SF340 can help.

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What Vehicles Will The Starfire SF340 Fit?

(This is not a complete list of ALL vehicles this tire will fit)

  • Chrysler Sebring, PT Cruiser
  • Chevrolet Malibu, Cavalier, Astro, Impala
  • Dodge Magnum, Avenger, Caliber
  • Ford Focus, Escort, Ranger, Taurus
  • Honda Accord, Civic, Odyssey
  • Jeep Patriot, Liberty
  • Kia Optima, Soul, Spectra
  • Mazda 3
  • Nissan Altima, Sentra, Versa, Frontier
  • Pontiac Grand Prix, G6
  • Saturn Aura, SC2, L200
  • Scion xA
  • Toyota Camry, Corolla, Supra, Sienna
  • Volkswagen Passat, Golf, Jetta

Tire Sizes


P175/70R13 82T BSW


P175/65R14 81S BSW
P185/65R14 85S BSW
P185/70R14 87T BSW
P195/70R14 90T BSW


P185/60R15 84T BSW
P185/65R15 86T BSW
P195/60R15 87T BSW
P195/65R15 89T BSW
P205/65R15 92T BSW
P205/70R15 95T BSW
P205/75R15 97S BSW
P215/65R15 95T BSW
P215/70R15 97T BSW
P215/75R15 100S BSW
P225/75R15 102S BSW
P235/75R15 105S BSW


205/55R16 91T BSW
P205/60R16 91T BSW
P215/60R16 94T BSW
P215/65R16 96T BSW
P225/60R16 97T BSW


P225/60R17 98T BSW

Price Range

Starfire SF340 prices range from approximately $49 and up. You may also find occasional rebates, discount prices, coupons and special offers on this tire.

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Cooper provides a limited treadwear warranty on the SF340. Tire uniformity is guaranteed for the first 2/32 inch of wear. Materials and workmanship are covered for 5 years.

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