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  • Year Released: 2016
  • Studded
  • Regions for sale: Eastern Asia, Northern America, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia
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Summary

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

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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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