Consumer Reports: All-Season Tires 2018

All-season tires come in sizes to fit everything from small cars to light-duty SUVs and pickups (and they come standard on many sedans and minivans). They are the most popular type of tire and are designed to handle most conditions, including dry and wet pavement and light to moderate snow. Size tested: 215/60R16

  1. 70 Michelin Defender

    An all-season tire suitable for many family cars, small SUV's and light duty trucks. A top rated all season tire with few shortcomings.

    Balance of dry and wet braking Tread life Resistance to hydroplaning Responsive handling
  2. 68 Continental TrueContact

    The TrueContact offers balanced grip and handling to tackle most weather conditions. A high scoring all-season tire.

    Fuel efficiency Balance of grip handling and comfort Low rolling resistance Average treadwear
  3. 66 General Altimax RT43

    A good blend of all-season performance, comfort, and long tread life. The Altimax RT43 comes in T, H, and V speed ratings covering a range of tire sizes to fit new and many older cars on the road.

    Dry grip Ride comfort Noise Winter traction Value
  4. 66 Pirelli P4 Four Seasons Plus

    A well rounded all-season tire and the longest wearing tire of the test

    Noise Low rolling resistance Dry grip Value Ride comfort Handling Long tread life
  5. 64 Nexen Aria AH7

    A good choice for driving in varying weather conditions, and a long wearing tire. Long tread life and quietness are highlights.

    Long tread life Noise
  6. 62 Goodyear Assurance TripleTred All-Season

    An all-season tire suitable for many family cars, small SUV's and light duty trucks. Long tread life and impressive performance on dry and wet pavement. A very good choice where icy road conditions are rare.

    Wet grip Dry grip Handling Tread life Ice braking
  7. 62 Kumho Solus TA11

    A well rounded choice for most weather conditions. Low rolling resistance, a factor in fuel economy.

    Low rolling resistance Wet braking
  8. 62 Cooper CS5 Grand Touring

    Long wear and good performance to tackle most weather conditions.

    Noise Tread life Ice braking
  9. 60 Yokohama AVID Ascend

    For those seeking a quiet , long wearing tire with good three season performance. A quiet, comfortable tire with impressive tread life. Fair stopping grip on wet and icy surfaces.

    Dry grip Handling Noise Value Ice braking Wet braking
  10. 58 BFGoodrich Advantage T/A

    A well rounded choice for most weather conditions. Relatively high rolling resistance, and fair wet braking.

    Tread life Rolling resistance Wet braking
Date added
Jul 09, 2018
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