2012 Car and Driver Summer Tire Comparison

  1. Michelin Pilot Super Sport
    • Service Description: 94Y
    • UTQG Tread-Wear Rating: 300 AA A
    • Load: Extra
    • Performance Category: Max
    • Tread Depth (in): 10/32
    • Price Per Tire: $177
  2. Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position
    • Service Description: 91W
    • UTQG Tread-Wear Rating: 280 AA A
    • Load: Standard
    • Performance Category: Max
    • Tread Depth (in): 10/32
    • Price Per Tire: $166
  3. Yokohama Advan Neova AD08
    • Service Description: 91W
    • UTQG Tread-Wear Rating: 180 AA A
    • Load: Standard
    • Performance Category: Extreme
    • Tread Depth (in): 9/32
    • Price Per Tire: $199
  4. Hankook Ventus R-S3
    • Service Description: 94W
    • UTQG Tread-Wear Rating: 140 AA
    • Load: Extra
    • Performance Category: Extreme
    • Tread Depth (in): 9/32
    • Price Per Tire: $140
  5. Continental Exreme Contact DW
    • Service Description: 91W
    • UTQG Tread-Wear Rating: 340 AA A
    • Load: Standard
    • Performance Category: Max
    • Tread Depth (in): 11/32
    • Price Per Tire: $133
  6. Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 2
    • Service Description: 94Y
    • UTQG Tread-Wear Rating: 300 AA A
    • Load: Extra
    • Performance Category: Max
    • Tread Depth (in): 10/32
    • Price Per Tire: $147
  7. Toyo Proxes R1R
    • Service Description: 91W
    • UTQG Tread-Wear Rating: 140 AA A
    • Load: Standard
    • Performance Category: Extreme
    • Tread Depth (in): 8/32
    • Price Per Tire: $176
  8. Dunlop Direzza Sport Z1 Star Spec
    • Service Description: 90W
    • UTQG Tread-Wear Rating: 200 AA
    • Load: Standard
    • Performance Category: Extreme
    • Tread Depth (in): 10/32
    • Price Per Tire: $143
  9. Pirelli P Zero
    • Service Description: 94Y
    • UTQG Tread-Wear Rating: 200 AA A
    • Load: Extra
    • Performance Category: Max
    • Tread Depth (in): 10/32
    • Price Per Tire: $161

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