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Kumho Ecsta 4X KU22

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For All Vehicles (2)   8.9

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Reviews of this Tire for All Vehicles (2 Total Reviews)

223 of 391 people found the following review helpful

  8.1

February 24, 2012
2010 NISSAN MAXIMA 3.5 SV
NORTH TONAWANDA, NY
Driving Conditions: Snow
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 2 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 2500
Ride Comfort   9.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   9.0
Tread Life   9.0
Dry Traction   9.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction   1.0
Buy Tire Again Not Likely

Tire Pros

Dry traction Wet traction (rain)

Tire Cons

Snow traction

This is actually a nice tire. Wet and dry traction are noticeably different than the Goodyear Eagle RS-As that were on the car from the factory. However, this tire should not be called an all season tire. Traction in the snow is horrible even in the lightest of accumulation. The previously mentioned RS-As that only had about 1/32 of tread remaining before being replaced were better in the snow. Do not buy this tire if you have any intention of driving in the snow. I'm actually thinking of contacting Kumho directly about the fact that they adevertise these as all season and its like driving racing slicks as soon as the snow starts to fall.
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6 of 15 people found the following review helpful

  9.7

September 03, 2014
2009 ACURA TL BASE
Midlothian, TX
Driving Conditions: Mostly Dry
Driving Style: Mixed Highway and City
Owned Tires for: 5 months
Miles Driven on Tires: 4500
Ride Comfort   10.0
Cornering/Steering   9.0
Ride Noise   10.0
Tread Life   10.0
Dry Traction   10.0
Wet Traction   9.0
Winter Traction N/A
Buy Tire Again Yes

Tire Pros

Pricing Style / Appearance Quite ride

Tire Cons

Inconsistent tire pressure

The Kumho is the 3rd set of tires for this vehicle, My impression is this set is superior in ride quality, road noise, and durability when compared to my previous sets from Bridgestone & Michelin.
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