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General Altimax Arctic 12

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What we think:
TOURING STUDDED TREADLIFE PASSENGER TRACTION BRAKING GRIP
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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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Tire Rank :: General Altimax Arctic 12

 53  111 in Passenger / Winter

 14  26 in Studdable Winter / Snow

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

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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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