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Old 10-16-2012, 08:49 PM   #1
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Help Finding Good All Season Tires

Can anyone recommend good all season tires for ZX3 with 205 50 16s
Im in Nj and need for all year driving. Mileage would be a plus.


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Continental Extreme Contact DWS. Only "all season" tire that does reasonably well in ice and snow.
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I had reasonably good performance from the set of Cooper Zeon RS3-A which I purchased prior to driving my "new" SVT back to Maine from Tulsa last January. I was especially pleased with how well they did at getting us through and around I-70 Eastbound in eastern Illinois and western Indiana, which was closed by a miserable ice storm. They also did very well getting us through Buffalo and onto the NY State Thruway.
My experience with the Contis has also been very favorable, except that they don't seem to last very long. Good luck.
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Eagle F1 Asymmetric All Season?
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Eagle F1 Asymmetric All Season?
I think a Z rated tire on a focus is a bit overkill
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Great reviews on the General G-max As-03.
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There's a list of well rated all-season tires in the attached thread. Please note that all-season tires are rarely very good in ice and snow conditions unlike the name implies.
Recommended 195-60/15 tires?
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Every review I read about the DWS has them at the top of the heap where A/S is concerned. I have 'em and so far in the dry and wet they have been solid but still waiting on the first snow to give them a go and see how they do.
They are Z rated in part due to the size which is a common one that is popular on cars that do require Z rated tires.
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