General Altimax Arctic tire

 
Approximate retail price:
$89.70
Summary: The tire can be studded for enhanced grip on icy surfaces. Comes in numerous sizes to fit new and older cars on the road.
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User Reviews
User Reviews

 
5.0
on 2 cars
10/31/2015
Pros
Winter traction
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
2002 ford ranger studed 2 wheel drive best tire ever on it. 2006 ford fusion not studded car never slid once even on ice
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

 
3.0
One tire from a pair developed quality isses.
10/24/2015
Pros
Value
Wet grip
Winter traction
Cons
Noise
Tread life
Best Uses
Comment:
After three northern Maine winter seasons, I started having problems with one of a pair of a studded set mounted on the front of a dodge neon. Being directional tires, the studs on the outside of one tire started breaking through the casing, giving me leaks. I bought them already studded. Maybe the wrong size studs, but the other tire is fine. Maybe the rubber is wearing down faster than the stud? Great traction on snow and ice! I'm going to replace it with another one like it though.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

 
5.0
Great Tire and great value
9/15/2015
Pros
Value
Winter traction
Cons
Handling
Noise
Best Uses
Comment:
Did all the research and from many sources. Installed my first set on a new Subaru Forester in 2012. Between the vehicle and the tires there is a tremendous confidence in the worst conditions. Still good tread life going into winter 4. Bought the 2nd set for a Toyota last year. Added studs and with the winter conditions in this area, would never go without studs again on a front wheel drive car. I have recommended this tires to 4 friends who have all had similiar experiences. BUT, returning to the all seasons in the spring, you definately get the ride and handling back!
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
The General Altimax Arctic is part of the Tires test program at Consumer Reports. The General Altimax Arctic Tires features and specs include Speed rating, Tread, Size tested. In our lab tests, Tires models like the General Altimax Arctic are reviewed on Wet braking, Noise, Overall score, Handling, Dry braking, Hydroplaning, Ice braking, Ride comfort, Rolling resistance, Snow traction. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the General Altimax Arctic based on personal experience. The user reviews of the General Altimax Arctic include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the General Altimax Arctic.
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