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Cooper Zeon RS3-A tire

 
Approximate retail price:
$153.00
Summary: The Cooper Zeon RS3-A has a 40,000 mile tread wear warranty in our tested size, 225/40ZR18. This tire is suitable for many coupes, sedans and sport cars.
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About - Cooper Zeon RS3-A

The Cooper Zeon RS3-A is part of the tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, ultra high performance all season tire models like the Zeon RS3-A are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


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

Dry handling:
Dry 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 cornering grip on our skidpad; and subjective steering feel.

Wet braking:
Wet braking is from 60 to 0 mph.
About This Brand

One of the few independent tire manufacturers in the U.S. with origins going back to the early 20th Century, Cooper is among the world's top-10 tire makers. Based in Findlay, Ohio, Cooper Tires offers a full array of tires, including the Avon, Mastercraft, and Starfire brands. Cooper tires are most often sold by independent dealers, though they can be found online. In the past, Cooper has been a standout among light-truck tires.

Features & Specs - Cooper Zeon RS3-A
info Treadwear warranty 40,000
info Speed rating W
info UTQG treadwear 500
info UTQG traction AA
info UTQG temperature A
info Size tested 225/40R18
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User Reviews - Cooper Zeon RS3-A
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1.0
Looks and Rides nice but 4 only 16000 MILES
8/1/2015
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Value
Cons
Tread life
Best Uses
Comment:
We had the Cooper Cs4's that went 44,000 miles<br />We were on our way to West Chester and coming over a bridge we hit an extremely<br />large pot hole. The tire went completely flat imediately. <br />We called for a tow and the only place that was open was a Pep Boys in Exton Pa.<br />They told me they didn't have the CS4's but had this Zeon RS3-A. It sounded comparable but were much cheaper than the CS4's. <br />That was in March 2014. <br />In September 2014 we put two others on because i like to keep the same tires on all four. <br />Today I rotated them and was not surprised the wear bars are at the top of the ones i bought a year and a half ago. <br />My biggest surprise was we had only driven less than 16000 miles. <br />I will replace them Monday for a better tire. <br />This is an extremely poor value. With the CS4's doing so well I would feel embarrassed to call this Zeon a COOPER.<br />The issue for me is my wife barely drives this car 10,000 miles @ year. I get 45,000 miles on my truck tires. Do not buy this Cooper tire unless you like to buy new tires frequently.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
Great for the $...weak in tread life.
7/19/2015
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Noise
Ride comfort
Value
Wet grip
Winter traction
Cons
Tread life
Best Uses
Comment:
Love the tires perfomance but after $15,000 miles the back tires are about shot (which means the drifting probably hurt the llife...not the tires fault.)
How long have you owned it:
Three-to-six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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5.0
Best all around tire I've ever had
3/13/2015
Pros
Dry grip
Handling
Ride comfort
Tread life
Value
Wet grip
Winter traction
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I had never tried Cooper tires before this set, and I bought the Zeons because I read good reviews about them, and they were relatively inexpensive. I wanted tires that were quiet, were good in rain and snow, and tires that wouldn't wear out quickly. I now have a little over 56,000 miles on these tires due to a 60+ mile round trip commute to work that is about 50/50 highway/city, and these Coopers have exceeded my expectations in every way.<br /><br />They're relatively quiet, the handling improved, they are wearing very well, and they are great in rain and snow. They are quite possibly the best all-season tires I've ever owned. My Solara was horrible in the snow with my last set of Nexen tires. A light snow would leave me spinning my wheels or sliding, and they were completely unpredictable in rain too. After I got the Coopers, I have never been stuck. Even during the record snowfalls and blizzard conditions we had last winter, and driving on steep hills, they never left me stranded. They got me through snow that left 4wd vehicles stranded in the median and off to the side of the highway. Great tires!!!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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