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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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Tire Rank :: General Altimax Arctic 12

 50  107 in Passenger / Winter

 12  22 in Studdable Winter / Snow

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General Altimax Arctic 12 Rating scores from other platforms:

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

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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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