Tires are a product of compromise, no tire will score perfectly in every category. As Mark888 stated, your local driving conditions along with use of the tire has an effect on what tire will suit you best.i need new tires and wanted to get some by may when my inspection is due. can anyone recommend some. i have the factory tires on an XSE 2015 camry.
Curious... How many miles do you have on the '15 Camry factory tires and what brand are they? There's a thread or two on here with persons stating they've only got ~30k on factory tires that came with '17 - '19 Camry's (myself included) and that's with 100% proper maintenance. Persons here have recommended the General Altimax RT43. They have great reviews on Consumer Reports and here from persons who have them and are a reasonably priced 75k mile tire. A family member recently put them on a Subaru and is very happy. I just got a set for my '17 Camry (32k on the factory tires) but have yet to mount them.i need new tires and wanted to get some by may when my inspection is due. can anyone recommend some. i have the factory tires on an XSE 2015 camry.
Michelin has several different MXV4 tires. For example, the Primacy MXV4 and the Energy MXV4, which are two completely different tires. The Energy MXV4 is an energy conserving tire that rides stiffer than the Primacy.The original tires on my 2015 XLE V6 were Michelin MXV4 and only lasted 40k miles with rotation every 5k. They were terrible the last 10K of their life in the rain and light snow.
So they suck as much as the factory tires that are put on new Toyos. 25 - 30K are what persons have been posting here that they've gotten out of them with routine maintenance.I have around 25,000 miles and they are the original tires they came with. im not the original owner. i bought it with 12,500 in 2018. june will make 2 yrs of owning the car.
My TCH has about 53K on the Premiers. The car has started to slip if I take off from a red light so have to be a bit slower. I believe these are rated to be 65K tires.Most tires don't perform well during their last 10K miles of their life. Michelin "claims" that their Premier A/S does better during the last half of their life in rain/snow and general handling than most other tires.
Really interested in those tires. The only down side I've read and been told by a couple shops is that they wear kinda quick if you run them year around. How many miles do you have on them so far, like just had them installed?I just had Michelin CrossClimate+ installed on my '15 V6 Camry. Liking them so far.
They are top rated in Consumer Reports and reviews across the web agree. I live in NY also.
I don't doubt that, since you are down to the last 20% of rated tread life 53/65. I have that problem on my tires also, especially since I have a V6 with a lot torque and HP.My TCH has about 53K on the Premiers. The car has started to slip if I take off from a red light so have to be a bit slower. I believe these are rated to be 65K tires.
Yes, just had them installed. Less then 100 miles on them so far.Really interested in those tires. The only down side I've read and been told by a couple shops is that they wear kinda quick if you run them year around. How many miles do you have on them so far, like just had them installed?
My '15 4 cyl XSE came with the 225/45-18 Michelin Primacy MXM4's. I bought the car with 28K on it and replaced the tires at just over 40K only because I was headed to northern Ontario for a December vacation and wanted fresh shoes for the 2,000 plus mile trip into serious snow country. The tires had another 8 to 10K in them if I would have been staying here in NE Ohio. They wore perfect, rode great, drove very well and got fantastic gas mileage on the freeway, 37 to 38 MPG at 65 MPH or so. I replaced them with Bridgestone Potenza RE980AS for the trip. What a terrible set of tires. I've hated them since and I'm going to be replacing them soon as I'm tired of them. They are a 5 rib tread pattern and wore ribs 2 and 3 if you count from the outside to the inside. The outside rib (1) is in pretty good shape, about 4/32" tread, ribs 2 and 3 are gone, down to the wear bars running the road, rib 4 is 4 to 5/32 and the inner, rib 6, is 5 to 6/32. All four tires wore the same and the alignment was done with the new tires and checked when the funky wear started and all is good. Gas mileage also dropped at the Toyota factory air pressure by 13 to 15% on freeway trips. All else being equal I went down to 31 to 32 miles per gallon. Not to mention they flat spot sitting overnight even in summer temps and thud thud thud for a mile or so until they round out and have done that since new. This is the only set of high end Bridgston tires I've ever owned and it will be the last.
Both the Continental PureContact LS and General Altimax RT43 rated well in the Consumer Reports test that the above Michelin was top rated in. I read somewhere on the web (so take it for what that's worth) that General is a subsidary of Continental.
Any reason why one should not consider the Goodyear WeatherReady? It seems to have the same if not better ratings on TireRack as the CrossClimate, and costs lesser as well.Yes, just had them installed. Less then 100 miles on them so far.
I don't expect to get much more than 50k out of these tires but don't put a lot of mileage on my car so should last at least 5yrs.
My cars the V6 and traction especially in wet is of priority to me. The OEM Michelin MXV4s were often breaking loose and did not inspire confidence for me. The Cross Climate's had the best wet traction rating out of all the tires I considered including the General Altimax RT43, Michelin Defenders, and Continental Pure Contacts. And... many of the reviews I read online, from a bunch of different sources, also confirmed excellent traction in wet conditions.
And supposedly the Cross Climates are designed so that the performance does not decrease as the tire wears: