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Kumho Solus KR21
 
Approximate retail price:
$90
Summary: A T speed rated tire suitable for many family cars. Comes with a 85,000 mile tread wear warranty.
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About - Kumho Solus KR21

The Kumho Solus KR21 is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, all season tire models like the Solus KR21 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Dry braking:
Dry braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Wet braking:
Wet braking is from 60 to 0 mph.

Handling:
Handling includes how well the tires gripped in an avoidance maneuver involving a swerve into the left lane and back into the right lane; dry and wet cornering grip; and subjective steering feel.
About This Brand

This Korean tire maker started in 1960, and today it is one of the top 10 tire manufacturers in the world. Kumho offers a full array of car and light truck tires. Their tires are noted for excellent value and good all-weather performance, based on our tests.

Features & Specs - Kumho Solus KR21
info Speed rating T
info Treadwear warranty 85,000
info UTQG treadwear 680
info UTQG traction A
info UTQG temperature B
info Size tested P215/60R16
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User Reviews - Kumho Solus KR21
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5.0
Satisfied!
2/16/2014
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Noise
Ride comfort
Value
Wet grip
Winter traction
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I drove to Santa Monica, California from Lubbock, Texas in December. The drive was very smooth and quiet. There was a day when I drove in rain and the tire had very good traction. I am satisfied with the tires.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
very pleased and surprised
2/6/2014
Pros
Dry grip
Noise
Ride comfort
Value
Wet grip
Winter traction
Cons
Tread life
Best Uses
Comment:
Tire is overall great. Only negative is tire is advertised as 85k but was told to expect about 65k. Price is so good that miles are not that big an issue
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
On my second set Hyunda SantaFe AWD
10/30/2013
Pros
Dry grip
Noise
Ride comfort
Wet grip
Winter traction
Cons
None
Best Uses
Comment:
These have performed well under all conditions including hilly, snowy driving. No real issues. Just Replaced the originals on the AWD SantaFe after 52K miles because winter is coming to the mountains. Still had many miles on them
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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