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General Altimax Arctic 12

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We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about General Altimax Arctic 12. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– The drivers were happy that the price for the tire was affordable.
– Many users mentioned that this tire ensured good grip in snow.
– A satisfied motorist mentioned that with this set of tires handling was good and his car was quieter than it was with the stock tires.
– A car owner said that these tires ensure superb black ice grip.
– Several buyers wrote that these tires ensure good grip, as well as improved handling and braking.
– According to some user reviews, the tire is durable.

Reasons not to buy

– Some car owners complained that this tire handled poorly in the rain.
– Some users were disgruntled by the noise that was produced by the tire.

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4.7 out of 5
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13 customer ratings
General Altimax Arctic 12



Description

The studded passenger tyre designed for highest demands at lowest temperatures.

  • Excellent traction on ice and when braking
  • Improved traction on snow
  • Pleasantly smooth ride

General Altimax Arctic 12 Latest Reviews

3 December, 2020 16:52 by Isaiah Mendez
5
More than 6 months
City / Highway
Recommend
What is good?
Snow/Ice Performance
Treadwear
So, long story short, these tires are the best snow tires I've had. I've owne them for 3 years and the still look new. The snow and ice traction is amazing!
Comments
Would buy them again and again.
14 November, 2020 23:49 by Christopher Hernandez
5
More than 6 months
City / Highway
Recommend
What is good?
Handling
Snow/Ice Performance
Treadwear
Great traction in snow, ice and slush and I feel safe. I'm extremely happy with the tread too. it seems so durable. Now I have really good tires.
Comments
Would buy again.
20 October, 2020 00:26 by Danielle Riley
1
More than 6 months
City / Highway
What is bad?
Price/Quality
Bad quality.
Comments
After one season nearly 3,000 miles they were shot. the dealer replaced them but after some time the tires had large bubbles and leaked. They can't be repaired. Very disappointed. Certainly wouln't buy them.

Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
General / Altimax Arctic 12
Car Type
Season
Winter
Rim Diameter
14 / 15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 "
Width
175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 mm
Aspect Ratio
45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 / 70 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Yes
Speed and Load
Speed Index
T (max 118 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

General / Altimax Arctic 12 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Sidewall styling Approved rim width Max load Overall diameter Tread depth Section width Load range Measured rim width Max inflation pressure Tire weight Revs per mile Price
R14 175/65 R14 86T XL 175/65 R14 86T XL BW 5 - 6 1,168 23.0 12 7.0 XL -5.0 51 16.1 903
R14 175/70 R14 88T XL 175/70 R14 88T XL BW 4.5 - 6 1,235 23.6 12 7.0 XL -5.0 51 17.1 880
R14 185/65 R14 90T XL 185/65 R14 90T XL BW 5 - 6.5 1,323 23.5 12 7.4 XL -5.5 51 17.1 884
R14 185/70 R14 92T XL 185/70 R14 92T XL BW 4.5 - 6 1,389 24.2 12 7.4 XL -5.5 51 18.9 858
R15 175/65 R15 88T XL 175/65 R15 88T XL BW 5 - 6 1,102 24.0 12 7.2 XL -5.0 51 16.7 866
R15 185/60 R15 88T XL 185/60 R15 88T XL BW 5 - 6.5 1,235 23.7 12 7.4 XL -5.5 51 17.9 877
R15 185/65 R15 92T XL 185/65 R15 92T XL BW 5 - 6.5 1,389 24.5 12 7.4 XL -5.5 51 18.3 848
R15 195/60 R15 92T XL 195/60 R15 92T XL BW 5 - 7 1,389 24.2 12 8.0 XL -6.0 51 20.4 858
R15 195/65 R15 95T XL 195/65 R15 95T XL BW 5.5 - 7 1,521 25.0 12 7.9 XL -6.0 51 20.6 831
R15 205/65 R15 99T XL 205/65 R15 99T XL BW 5.5 - 7.5 1,709 25.5 12 8.2 XL -6.0 51 23.6 815
R15 205/70 R15 100T XL 205/70 R15 100T XL BW 5 - 7 1,764 26.3 12 8.2 XL -6.0 51 24.7 790
R15 215/70 R15 103T XL 215/70 R15 103T XL BW 5.5 - 7 1,929 26.9 12 8.7 XL -6.5 51 27.3 772
R16 205/55 R16 94T XL 205/55 R16 94T XL BW 5.5 - 7.5 1,477 24.9 12 8.4 XL -6.5 51 21.9 834
R16 205/60 R16 96T XL 205/60 R16 96T XL BW 5.5 - 7.5 1,565 25.7 12 8.2 XL -6.0 51 23.0 808
R16 205/65 R16 99T XL 205/65 R16 99T XL BW 5.5 - 7.5 1,709 26.5 12 8.2 XL -6.0 51 24.6 784
R16 215/55 R16 97T XL 215/55 R16 97T XL BW 6 - 7.5 1,609 25.3 12 8.9 XL -7.0 51 26.6 821
R16 215/60 R16 99T XL 215/60 R16 99T XL BW 6 - 7.5 1,709 26.2 12 8.7 XL -6.5 51 24.9 793
R16 215/65 R16 102T XL 215/65 R16 102T XL BW 6 - 7.5 1,874 27.0 12 8.7 XL -6.5 51 26.8 769
R16 215/70 R16 104T XL 215/70 R16 104T XL BW 5.5 - 7 1,984 27.9 12 8.7 XL -6.5 51 30.2 745
R16 225/55 R16 99T XL 225/55 R16 99T XL BW 6 - 8 1,709 25.7 12 9.2 XL -7.0 51 25.4 808
R16 225/60 R16 102T XL 225/60 R16 102T XL BW 6 - 8 1,875 26.6 12 9.0 XL -6.5 51 26.5 781
R16 225/65 R16 104T XL 225/65 R16 104T XL BW 6 - 7 1,984 27.5 12 9.0 XL -6.5 51 29.0 755
R16 225/70 R16 107T XL 225/70 R16 107T XL BW 6 - 7.5 2,149 28.4 12 9.0 XL -6.5 51 30.8 731
R16 235/60 R16 104T XL 235/60 R16 104T XL BW 6.5 - 8.5 1,984 27.1 12 9.4 XL -7.0 51 31.5 767
R17 205/50 R17 93T XL 205/50 R17 93T XL BW 5.5 - 7.5 1,433 25.1 12 8.4 XL -6.5 51 23.7 828
R17 215/45 R17 91T XL 215/45 R17 91T XL BW 7 - 8 1,356 24.6 12 8.5 XL -7.0 51 22.1 844
R17 215/50 R17 95T XL 215/50 R17 95T XL BW 6 - 7.5 1,521 25.5 12 8.9 XL -7.0 51 24.3 815
R17 215/55 R17 98T XL 215/55 R17 98T XL BW 6 - 7.5 1,654 26.3 12 8.9 XL -7.0 51 24.4 790
R17 215/60 R17 100T XL 215/60 R17 100T XL BW 6 - 7 1,764 27.2 12 9.3 XL -6.5 51 26.4 764
R17 215/65 R17 103T XL 215/65 R17 103T XL BW 6 - 7 1,929 28.0 12 8.7 XL -6.5 51 28.1 742
R17 225/45 R17 94T XL 225/45 R17 94T XL BW 7 - 8.5 1,477 25.0 12 8.9 XL -7.5 51 24.2 831
R17 225/50 R17 98T XL 225/50 R17 98T XL BW 6 - 8 1,654 25.9 12 9.2 XL -7.0 51 26.0 802
R17 225/55 R17 101T XL 225/55 R17 101T XL BW 6 - 8 1,819 26.8 12 9.2 XL -7.0 51 27.5 775
R17 225/60 R17 103T XL 225/60 R17 103T XL BW 6 - 8 1,929 27.6 12 9.0 XL -6.5 51 30.1 753
R17 225/65 R17 106T XL 225/65 R17 106T XL BW 6 - 8 2,094 28.5 12 9.0 XL -6.5 51 30.3 729
R17 235/45 R17 97T XL 235/45 R17 97T XL BW 6 - 8 1,609 25.0 12 9.3 XL -8.0 51 25.4 831
R17 235/55 R17 103T XL 235/55 R17 103T XL BW 6.5 - 8.5 1,929 27.2 12 9.6 XL -7.5 51 31.2 764
R17 235/60 R17 106T XL 235/60 R17 106T XL BW 6.5 - 8.5 2,094 28.1 12 9.4 XL -7.0 51 32.6 739
R17 235/65 R17 108T XL 235/65 R17 108T XL BW 6.5 - 8.5 2,205 29.0 12 9.4 XL -7.0 51 34.3 716
R18 225/45 R18 95T XL 225/45 R18 95T XL BW 7 - 8.5 1,521 26.0 12 8.9 XL -7.5 51 24.7 799
R18 225/50 R18 99T XL 225/50 R18 99T XL BW 6 - 8 1,709 26.9 12 9.2 XL -7.0 51 25.5 772
R18 225/55 R18 102T XL 225/55 R18 102T XL BW 6.5 - 8.5 1,874 27.8 12 9.6 XL -7.5 51 29.7 747
R18 225/60 R18 104T XL 225/60 R18 104T XL BW 6 - 7.5 1,984 28.6 12 9.0 XL -6.5 51 29.7 726
R18 235/45 R18 98T XL 235/45 R18 98T XL BW 7.5 - 9 1,654 26.3 12 9.3 XL -8.0 51 26.3 790
R18 235/55 R18 104T XL 235/55 R18 104T XL BW 6.5 - 8.5 1,984 28.2 12 9.6 XL -7.5 51 24.0 737
R18 235/60 R18 107T XL 235/60 R18 107T XL BW 6.5 - 8.5 2,150 29.1 12 9.4 XL -7.0 51 34.7 714
R19 225/55 R19 103T XL 225/55 R19 103T XL BW 6 - 8 1,929 28.8 12 9.2 XL -7.0 51 24.4 721

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3 December, 2020 16:52 by Isaiah Mendez
5
More than 6 months
City / Highway
Recommend
What is good?
Snow/Ice Performance
Treadwear
So, long story short, these tires are the best snow tires I've had. I've owne them for 3 years and the still look new. The snow and ice traction is amazing!
Comments
Would buy them again and again.
14 November, 2020 23:49 by Christopher Hernandez
5
More than 6 months
City / Highway
Recommend
What is good?
Handling
Snow/Ice Performance
Treadwear
Great traction in snow, ice and slush and I feel safe. I'm extremely happy with the tread too. it seems so durable. Now I have really good tires.
Comments
Would buy again.
20 October, 2020 00:26 by Danielle Riley
1
More than 6 months
City / Highway
What is bad?
Price/Quality
Bad quality.
Comments
After one season nearly 3,000 miles they were shot. the dealer replaced them but after some time the tires had large bubbles and leaked. They can't be repaired. Very disappointed. Certainly wouln't buy them.

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