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Yokohama Avid Ascend tire

 
Approximate retail price:
$120
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 - Yokohama Avid Ascend

The Yokohama Avid Ascend is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, all season tire models like the Avid Ascend 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

Yokohama is a Japanese company with a global presence. Its North America headquarters are in southern California. Targeting performance enthusiasts, Yokohama tires place emphasis on handling and dry and wet grip. Its tires reflect this focus, our testing shows. Generally, we find that Yokohama tires are a good choice for consumers who live where winter driving is not a factor.

Features & Specs - Yokohama Avid Ascend
info Speed rating T
info Treadwear warranty 85,000
info UTQG treadwear 800
info UTQG traction A
info UTQG temperature B
info Size tested P215/60R16
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User Reviews - Yokohama Avid Ascend
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4.0
Great quiet ride!
7/26/2015
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Noise
Ride comfort
Value
Cons
Winter traction
Best Uses
Comment:
Nice replacement for OEm Hankook tires. Put these on my 13 VW Passat and love them. These tires have quieted the ride and seem to make it more comfortable.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Got only 35,000 of 75,000 mile warranty
5/15/2015
Pros
Cons
Tread life
Best Uses
Comment:
At 35,000 miles put on tires, tires need replacement.<br />These are on an SUV and mostly highway miles, no towing, just back and forth to work.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
I would not buy this tire again
5/13/2015
Pros
Cons
Short Tread Life
Best Uses
Comment:
I have 46733 miles on the tires and I need to replace them. They hyperplane on wet surface. I would not buy this tire again.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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