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Key Facts

  • Year Released: 2016
  • Studded
  • Regions for sale: USA+, Canada, Europe, Eastern Europe & Central Asia, East 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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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
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 Tire weight Tread depth Sidewall styling Section width Approved rim width Measured rim width Max load Load range Overall diameter Revs per mile Max inflation pressure Price
R14 175/65 R14 86T XL 175/65 R14 86T XL 16.1 12 BW 7.0 5 - 6 -5.0 1,168 XL 23.0 903 51
R14 175/70 R14 88T XL 175/70 R14 88T XL 17.1 12 BW 7.0 4.5 - 6 -5.0 1,235 XL 23.6 880 51
R14 185/65 R14 90T XL 185/65 R14 90T XL 17.1 12 BW 7.4 5 - 6.5 -5.5 1,323 XL 23.5 884 51
R14 185/70 R14 92T XL 185/70 R14 92T XL 18.9 12 BW 7.4 4.5 - 6 -5.5 1,389 XL 24.2 858 51
R15 175/65 R15 88T XL 175/65 R15 88T XL 16.7 12 BW 7.2 5 - 6 -5.0 1,102 XL 24.0 866 51
R15 185/60 R15 88T XL 185/60 R15 88T XL 17.9 12 BW 7.4 5 - 6.5 -5.5 1,235 XL 23.7 877 51
R15 185/65 R15 92T XL 185/65 R15 92T XL 18.3 12 BW 7.4 5 - 6.5 -5.5 1,389 XL 24.5 848 51
R15 195/60 R15 92T XL 195/60 R15 92T XL 20.4 12 BW 8.0 5 - 7 -6.0 1,389 XL 24.2 858 51
R15 195/65 R15 95T XL 195/65 R15 95T XL 20.6 12 BW 7.9 5.5 - 7 -6.0 1,521 XL 25.0 831 51
R15 205/65 R15 99T XL 205/65 R15 99T XL 23.6 12 BW 8.2 5.5 - 7.5 -6.0 1,709 XL 25.5 815 51
R15 205/70 R15 100T XL 205/70 R15 100T XL 24.7 12 BW 8.2 5 - 7 -6.0 1,764 XL 26.3 790 51
R15 215/70 R15 103T XL 215/70 R15 103T XL 27.3 12 BW 8.7 5.5 - 7 -6.5 1,929 XL 26.9 772 51
R16 205/55 R16 94T XL 205/55 R16 94T XL 21.9 12 BW 8.4 5.5 - 7.5 -6.5 1,477 XL 24.9 834 51
R16 205/60 R16 96T XL 205/60 R16 96T XL 23.0 12 BW 8.2 5.5 - 7.5 -6.0 1,565 XL 25.7 808 51
R16 205/65 R16 99T XL 205/65 R16 99T XL 24.6 12 BW 8.2 5.5 - 7.5 -6.0 1,709 XL 26.5 784 51
R16 215/55 R16 97T XL 215/55 R16 97T XL 26.6 12 BW 8.9 6 - 7.5 -7.0 1,609 XL 25.3 821 51
R16 215/60 R16 99T XL 215/60 R16 99T XL 24.9 12 BW 8.7 6 - 7.5 -6.5 1,709 XL 26.2 793 51
R16 215/65 R16 102T XL 215/65 R16 102T XL 26.8 12 BW 8.7 6 - 7.5 -6.5 1,874 XL 27.0 769 51
R16 215/70 R16 104T XL 215/70 R16 104T XL 30.2 12 BW 8.7 5.5 - 7 -6.5 1,984 XL 27.9 745 51
R16 225/55 R16 99T XL 225/55 R16 99T XL 25.4 12 BW 9.2 6 - 8 -7.0 1,709 XL 25.7 808 51
R16 225/60 R16 102T XL 225/60 R16 102T XL 26.5 12 BW 9.0 6 - 8 -6.5 1,875 XL 26.6 781 51
R16 225/65 R16 104T XL 225/65 R16 104T XL 29.0 12 BW 9.0 6 - 7 -6.5 1,984 XL 27.5 755 51
R16 225/70 R16 107T XL 225/70 R16 107T XL 30.8 12 BW 9.0 6 - 7.5 -6.5 2,149 XL 28.4 731 51
R16 235/60 R16 104T XL 235/60 R16 104T XL 31.5 12 BW 9.4 6.5 - 8.5 -7.0 1,984 XL 27.1 767 51
R17 205/50 R17 93T XL 205/50 R17 93T XL 23.7 12 BW 8.4 5.5 - 7.5 -6.5 1,433 XL 25.1 828 51
R17 215/45 R17 91T XL 215/45 R17 91T XL 22.1 12 BW 8.5 7 - 8 -7.0 1,356 XL 24.6 844 51
R17 215/50 R17 95T XL 215/50 R17 95T XL 24.3 12 BW 8.9 6 - 7.5 -7.0 1,521 XL 25.5 815 51
R17 215/55 R17 98T XL 215/55 R17 98T XL 24.4 12 BW 8.9 6 - 7.5 -7.0 1,654 XL 26.3 790 51
R17 215/60 R17 100T XL 215/60 R17 100T XL 26.4 12 BW 9.3 6 - 7 -6.5 1,764 XL 27.2 764 51
R17 215/65 R17 103T XL 215/65 R17 103T XL 28.1 12 BW 8.7 6 - 7 -6.5 1,929 XL 28.0 742 51
R17 225/45 R17 94T XL 225/45 R17 94T XL 24.2 12 BW 8.9 7 - 8.5 -7.5 1,477 XL 25.0 831 51
R17 225/50 R17 98T XL 225/50 R17 98T XL 26.0 12 BW 9.2 6 - 8 -7.0 1,654 XL 25.9 802 51
R17 225/55 R17 101T XL 225/55 R17 101T XL 27.5 12 BW 9.2 6 - 8 -7.0 1,819 XL 26.8 775 51
R17 225/60 R17 103T XL 225/60 R17 103T XL 30.1 12 BW 9.0 6 - 8 -6.5 1,929 XL 27.6 753 51
R17 225/65 R17 106T XL 225/65 R17 106T XL 30.3 12 BW 9.0 6 - 8 -6.5 2,094 XL 28.5 729 51
R17 235/45 R17 97T XL 235/45 R17 97T XL 25.4 12 BW 9.3 6 - 8 -8.0 1,609 XL 25.0 831 51
R17 235/55 R17 103T XL 235/55 R17 103T XL 31.2 12 BW 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 -7.5 1,929 XL 27.2 764 51
R17 235/60 R17 106T XL 235/60 R17 106T XL 32.6 12 BW 9.4 6.5 - 8.5 -7.0 2,094 XL 28.1 739 51
R17 235/65 R17 108T XL 235/65 R17 108T XL 34.3 12 BW 9.4 6.5 - 8.5 -7.0 2,205 XL 29.0 716 51
R18 225/45 R18 95T XL 225/45 R18 95T XL 24.7 12 BW 8.9 7 - 8.5 -7.5 1,521 XL 26.0 799 51
R18 225/50 R18 99T XL 225/50 R18 99T XL 25.5 12 BW 9.2 6 - 8 -7.0 1,709 XL 26.9 772 51
R18 225/55 R18 102T XL 225/55 R18 102T XL 29.7 12 BW 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 -7.5 1,874 XL 27.8 747 51
R18 225/60 R18 104T XL 225/60 R18 104T XL 29.7 12 BW 9.0 6 - 7.5 -6.5 1,984 XL 28.6 726 51
R18 235/45 R18 98T XL 235/45 R18 98T XL 26.3 12 BW 9.3 7.5 - 9 -8.0 1,654 XL 26.3 790 51
R18 235/55 R18 104T XL 235/55 R18 104T XL 24.0 12 BW 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 -7.5 1,984 XL 28.2 737 51
R18 235/60 R18 107T XL 235/60 R18 107T XL 34.7 12 BW 9.4 6.5 - 8.5 -7.0 2,150 XL 29.1 714 51
R19 225/55 R19 103T XL 225/55 R19 103T XL 24.4 12 BW 9.2 6 - 8 -7.0 1,929 XL 28.8 721 51

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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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