Yokohama Avid Ascend tire

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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 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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(1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Got only 35,000 of 75,000 mile warranty
Tread life
Best Uses
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)
I would not buy this tire again
Short Tread Life
Best Uses
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.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
A Huge Improvement over OEM Tires
Dry grip
Ride comfort
Tread life
Wet grip
Best Uses
I've put about 1,000 miles on these tires over the last few weeks on my 2010 Honda Insight. I must say that I'm very impressed. I have 110,000 miles on the car and have always stayed with the OEM Dunlop tires. I average about 52 MPG yearly in this car.<br /><br />So far, the ride is noticeably quieter and alot smoother and very quiet. Traction around turns also is better. I just did a trip home from work where I average 57 MPG so I'm assuming that the tires will meet my rolling resistance of the OEM's. So far, i'm very happy. No winter weather driving yet with these tires but if they are as good as the Dunlops then i'm still out on top.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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