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Consumer Reports Ranks Top Tire Manufacturers

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Consumer Reports has released its Tire Brand Report Card. Topping this year’s list are Michelin, Pirelli and Continental.

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Below is the complete report card.inline_tire_rating_chart_12-16

 

The report card is based on a calculated brand score by averaging the overall scores of the tested models, Consumer Reports said. Tires tested included all-season and performance all-season tires, ultra-high-performance all-season and summer tires, all-season and all-terrain truck tires and winter tires. Excluded from the list were brands tested fewer than three tires by Consumer Reports.

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Consumer Reports also rated different tires for different categories in its recent Buying Guide 2017.

Topping the Quick Picks in the all-season passenger tires category were the Michelin Defender, Continental TrueContact, General Altimax RT43 and Pirelli P4 Four Seasons Plus.

The highest ranking in the performance all-season H-speed rating as well as the V-speed rating were the Continental PureContact, Pirelli Cinturato P7 All Season Plus and Michelin Premier A/S.

Top Quick Picks in the UHP all-season category were the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3+, Pirelli P Zero All Season Plus and Continental ExtremeContact DWS06.

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Top UPH summer tires included the Michelin Pilot Super Sport, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 and the Nokian zLine.

Topping the performance winter tire picks were the Yokohama W.drive, Michelin Pilot Alpin PA4 and Bridgestone Blizzak LM-32.

On the truck tire side Consume Reports ranked three categories: winter tires, all-season and all-terrain truck tires. Toping the winter truck tire list were the Michelin Latitude X-Ice X12, Continental ExtrememWinterContact and Nokian Hakkapeliitta R2 SUV.

Top all-season truck tires were the Michelin LTX M/S2, Goodyear Assurance CS TripleTred All-Season, Pirelli Scorpion Verde All Season Plus, Continental CrossContact LX20 EcoPlus and Cooper Discoverer SRX.

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Top all terrain truck tires were Hankook Dynapro AT-M, Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure with Kevlar and Michelin LTX A/T2.

Check out the complete list at consumerreports.org.

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