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Kumho Ecsta AST

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For All Vehicles (3)   8.4

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81 of 141 people found the following review helpful

  9.8

September 04, 2013
2006 MINI COOPER S HRDTP/CONV
HICKORY, NC
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mostly City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 6500
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   10.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   10.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Great looking, smooth ride, great price

Tire Cons

none

I am very happy with this tires performance , looks great and it is not expensive.
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73 of 153 people found the following review helpful

  7.5

December 06, 2013
2003 MINI COOPER S HARDTOP
NEW ALBANY, OH
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 1 year
Miles Driven on Tires: 5000
Ride Comfort   7.0
Cornering/Steering   8.0
Ride Noise   7.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   8.0
Wet Traction   7.0
Winter Traction   1.0
Buy Tire Again Likely

Tire Pros

Dry Weather Traction Price

Tire Cons

Icy/Snowy Traction

This is a good tire for the money. Great for carving through the canyons at a brisk pace and quiet enough for the highway. Predictable and controllable at its limits. Good in rainy conditions. Not a tire for any icy or snowy conditions. Traction and stopping distances become alarmingly compromised. Good tire for west coast conditions, but not recommended for inclement weather areas. Just replaced with a set of Conti Extreme Contact DWS since, I’m now living in Central Ohio. So far, dry traction exceeds AST’s and ice/snow traction 100% better. Just wanted to thank you guys for giving me a credit on my AST's when I purchased the Conti's!
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64 of 140 people found the following review helpful

  7.8

September 16, 2013
2009 MINI COOPER S WORKS HRDTP/CONV
MECHANICSBURG, PA
Driving Conditions: Mixed Dry Rain
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 6 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 5000
Ride Comfort   8.0
Cornering/Steering   7.0
Ride Noise   8.0
Tread Life   8.0
Dry Traction   8.0
Wet Traction   8.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Beefy tread

Tire Cons

None Provided

Good tire...well worth the money paid. This is the second Mini that I have used these tires on
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