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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 G-MAX AS-05. You can agree with these conclusions by voting for any item:

Reasons to buy vote if agree

– Many drivers agreed that these tires ensured very good traction in the rain or in the dry.
– The tire's price is considered by many as well worth it for the performance.
– The owner was happy with the tire’s excellent traction in snow.
– A good number of drivers find the tire comfortable and quiet.

Reasons not to buy

– Some drivers complained that the tires didn't last long and that the tread wear was rather quick.

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Description

The General G-Max AS-05 is the new generation of the popular G-Max AS-03 tire. Described by General as “a smarter tire for a smarter driver,” this ultra high performance tire features Smart Grip technology, which allows it to react to weather conditions and offer the best traction possible on dry roads, wet roads, and light snow. Smart Monitors in the tire’s tread alert the driver to the need for new tires or a wheel alignment. And Stabilitread Technology optimizes rubber-to-road contact for long-lasting, even tire wear.

  • Stabilitread Technology optimizes the tire’s contact patch, for even wear and long life
  • Silica-enhanced tread compound provides strong grip in rain and light snow
  • Smart Grip Technology delivers spirited performance on dry roads and powerful traction in wet and snowy conditions
  • Smart Monitor indicators in the tire’s tread let you know when new tires are needed, or if the vehicle’s wheels are misaligned
  • Asymmetric tread pattern promotes reliable all-season traction

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Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
General G-MAX AS-05
Car Type
Passenger
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
16 / 17 / 18 / 19 / 20 / 22 "
Width
195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

General G-MAX AS-05 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Sidewall styling Overall diameter Section width Approved rim width Max inflation pressure Revs per mile Tire weight Load range Measured rim width Tread depth Max load
R16 195/50 R16 84W 195/50 R16 84W BW 23.7 8.5 5.5 - 7 51 877 16.8 SL 6.0 10 1,102
R16 205/45 R16 83W 205/45 R16 83W BW 23.3 8.1 6.5 - 7.5 51 892 16.5 SL 7.0 10 1,074
R16 205/50 R16 87W 205/50 R16 87W BW 24.1 8.4 5.5 - 7.5 51 862 17.4 SL 6.5 10 1,202
R16 205/55 R16 91W 205/55 R16 91W BW 24.9 8.4 5.5 - 7.5 51 834 19.1 SL 6.5 10 1,356
R16 215/55 R16 93W 215/55 R16 93W BW 25.3 8.9 6 - 7 51 821 18.8 SL 7.0 10 1,433
R16 225/50 R16 92W 225/50 R16 92W BW 24.9 9.2 6 - 8 51 834 19.5 SL 7.0 10 1,389
R16 225/55 R16 95W 225/55 R16 95W BW 25.7 9.2 6 - 8 51 808 20.2 SL 7.0 10 1,521
R17 205/40 R17 84W XL 205/40 R17 84W XL BW 23.5 8.4 7 - 8 51 884 16.6 XL 7.5 10 1,102
R17 205/45 R17 88W XL 205/45 R17 88W XL BW 24.3 8.4 6.5 - 7.5 51 855 18.0 XL 7.0 10 1,235
R17 205/50 R17 93W XL 205/50 R17 93W XL BW 25.1 8.5 5.5 - 7.5 51 828 19.2 XL 6.5 10 1,433
R17 215/45 R17 91W XL 215/45 R17 91W XL BW 24.6 8.5 7 - 8 51 844 20.0 XL 7.0 10 1,356
R17 215/50 R17 95W XL 215/50 R17 95W XL BW 25.5 8.9 6 - 7 51 815 19.6 XL 7.0 10 1,521
R17 215/55 R17 94W 215/55 R17 94W BW 26.3 8.9 6 - 7 51 790 21.0 SL 7.0 10 1,477
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W BW 25.0 8.9 7 - 8 51 831 20.6 SL 7.5 10 1,356
R17 225/50 R17 94W 225/50 R17 94W BW 25.9 9.2 6 - 8 51 802 21.5 SL 7.0 10 1,477
R17 225/55 R17 97W 225/55 R17 97W BW 26.7 9.2 6 - 8 51 778 22.1 SL 7.0 10 1,609
R17 235/45 R17 94W 235/45 R17 94W BW 25.3 9.3 7.5 - 9 51 821 22.1 SL 8.0 10 1,477
R17 235/50 R17 96W 235/50 R17 96W BW 26.3 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 51 790 21.2 SL 7.5 10 1,565
R17 235/55 R17 99W 235/55 R17 99W BW 27.2 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 51 764 22.5 SL 7.5 10 1,709
R17 245/40 R17 91W 245/40 R17 91W BW 24.7 9.8 8 - 9.5 51 841 22.3 SL 8.5 10 1,356
R17 245/45 R17 95W 245/45 R17 95W BW 25.7 9.6 7 - 9 51 808 22.8 SL 8.0 10 1,521
R17 245/50 R17 99W 245/50 R17 99W BW 26.6 10.0 7 - 8.5 51 781 24.7 SL 7.5 10 1,709
R17 275/40 R17 98W 275/40 R17 98W BW 25.7 10.9 9 - 11 51 808 24.1 SL 9.5 10 1,654
R18 215/40 R18 89W XL 215/40 R18 89W XL BW 24.8 8.6 7 - 8.5 51 838 19.2 XL 7.5 10 1,279
R18 215/45 R18 93W XL 215/45 R18 93W XL BW 25.6 8.4 7 - 8 51 811 20.2 XL 7.0 10 1,433
R18 225/40 R18 92W XL 225/40 R18 92W XL BW 25.1 9.0 7.5 - 9 51 828 19.8 XL 8.0 10 1,389
R18 225/45 R18 91W 225/45 R18 91W BW 26.0 8.9 7 - 8.5 51 799 21.9 SL 7.5 10 1,356
R18 225/50 R18 95W 225/50 R18 95W BW 26.9 9.2 6 - 8 51 772 23.0 SL 7.0 10 1,521
R18 235/40 R18 95W XL 235/40 R18 95W XL BW 25.4 9.5 8 - 9.5 51 818 20.8 XL 8.5 10 1,521
R18 235/45 R18 98W XL 235/45 R18 98W XL BW 26.3 9.3 7.5 - 9 51 790 21.4 XL 8.0 10 1,654
R18 235/50 R18 97W 235/50 R18 97W BW 27.3 9.6 6.5 - 8.5 51 761 23.0 SL 8.0 10 1,609
R18 245/40 R18 97W XL 245/40 R18 97W XL BW 25.7 9.8 8 - 9.5 51 808 21.9 XL 8.5 10 1,609
R18 245/45 R18 100W XL 245/45 R18 100W XL BW 26.7 9.6 7.5 - 9 51 778 23.4 XL 8.0 10 1,764
R18 245/55 R18 103W 245/55 R18 103W BW 28.6 10.0 7 - 8.5 44 726 25.6 SL 7.5 10 1,929
R18 255/35 R18 94W XL 255/35 R18 94W XL BW 25.0 10.0 8.5 - 10 51 831 21.6 XL 9.0 10 1,477
R18 255/40 R18 99W XL 255/40 R18 99W XL BW 26.0 10.2 8.5 - 10 51 799 25.1 XL 9.0 10 1,709
R18 255/45 R18 103W XL 255/45 R18 103W XL BW 27.0 10.0 8 - 9.5 51 769 24.8 XL 8.5 10 1,929
R18 265/35 R18 97W XL 265/35 R18 97W XL BW 25.3 10.7 9 - 10.5 51 821 22.5 XL 9.5 10 1,609
R18 275/40 R18 99W 275/40 R18 99W BW 26.7 10.9 9 - 11 51 778 25.4 SL 9.5 10 1,709

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Questions and Answers

  • Sep 20, 2019
    Tire Test 2019

    Consumer Reports: Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires

    Ranked #2nd of 15. General G-MAX AS-05
    Highs and Lows: Dry Braking Handling Hydroplaning Noise Rolling Resistance Ride Comfort
  • Sep 06, 2019
    Tire Chart 2019

    TireRack.com: Best in Ultra High Performance All-Season

    Ranked #8th of 15. General G-MAX AS-05
    Highs and Lows: Treadwear Wet Performance Dry Performance
  • Apr 09, 2019
    Video

    Testing Two of the Newest Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires - Winter Update

    In a competitive Ultra High Performance All-Season category focused on crisp, responsive handling, high-speed traction and all-season capability, nearly every brand has an entry. With every new release the current leader is the benchmark and it's a constant game of leapfrog. Here's how two of the newest stack up against the latest and the greatest in the category.

  • Sep 13, 2018
    Video

    Tested: Two of the Newest Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires | Tire Rack

    In a competitive Ultra High Performance All-Season category focused on crisp, responsive handling, high-speed traction and all-season capability, nearly every brand has an entry. With every new release the current leader is the benchmark and it's a constant game of leapfrog.

  • Apr 18, 2018
    Video

    GENERAL G-MAX AS 05 TIRE REVIEW (SHOULD I BUY THEM?)

    WELCOME BACK RIM LIONS, SO TODAY WE ARE DOING A TIRE REVIEW ON A BRAND NEW TIRE, GENERAL G-MAX AS 05 ALL SEASON TIRE! THIS IS A NEW TREAD PATTERN FROM GENERAL! A GREAT QUALITY ALL SEASON TIRE!

  • Dec 21, 2017
    Video

    Tested in Winter: A New Challenger in Ultra High Performance All-Season | Tire Rack

    Looking to add one more high-quality tire to their portfolio and round out their offering, General has introduced the Ultra High Performance All-Season G-MAX AS-05. We put it up against the current category establishment to see if it's got what it takes in the winter, too.

  • Aug 04, 2017
    Video

    General G-MAX AS-05 tire review, Goodyear Eagle F1 Replacements, Hellcat wheels installed! Tirerack.

  • Jun 22, 2017
    Video

    Tested: A New Challenger in Ultra High Performance All-Season | Tire Rack

    Looking to add one more high-quality tire to their portfolio and round out their offering, General has introduced the Ultra High Performance All-Season G-MAX AS-05. We put it up against the current category establishment to see if it's got what it takes.

  • May 02, 2017
    Video

    The NEW All Season G-MAX AS-05 from General Tire!

    he new G-MAX AS-05 from General Tire is a bold ultra-high performance tire offering all-season traction. Smart technologies provide visual wear alerts, performance in all seasons and longer tread life. A smarter tire for a smarter driver.