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Well gripped (Goodyear Ultragrip 9)

Advantages: do exactly what it says on the tin
Disadvantages: I can't really see any

Where I originally come from, most people change tyres between winter and summer seasons as a matter of routine. When I originally came to the UK (many years ago now) and realised winter tyres were seen as some kind of specialised product that people conf ...

skyelightsmoke 01.03.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Goodyear UltraGrip 9

RICHADA THE MICHELIN MAN

Advantages: Economy. Grip. Handling. Longevity. Looks. Ride. Safety. Value
Disadvantages: Cost (but no decent tyre is cheap!)

CAR TYRES Here we go again, introducing you to a new review format with scored sub-sections, a clue that this may well be the first in a series. Not the most interesting, or glamorous, of subjects I grant you; after all, they are all round, made of ...

RICHADA 04.06.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Michelin Latitude Sport 3

Kumho Ecsta X3's

Advantages: Great performance, summer tyres with wet weather control, durable.
Disadvantages: Expensive for this type of tyre.

...First impressions When I first heard of the Kumho brand of tyres I got the impression that they produced very low-grade tyres for the budget market. I am not sure why I though this, though when looking for tyres on a car I owned I noticed that the ...

danielclark691 13.12.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Kumho Ecsta X3 KL17

Michelin Energy Saver, a tough decision.

Advantages: Affordable premium branded tyre, good performance.
Disadvantages: No quieter than some other brands.

First impressions When you are looking to replace the tyres on your car you might just have to specify to the garage whether you want budget, mid-range or premium branded tyres. The garage will select tyres for your vehicle, and along with the bran ...

danielclark691 16.09.2017 · Read full review
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Review of Michelin Energy Saver

Its tyre-ing spending money on boring things

Advantages: Great Value, Made by a good company
Disadvantages: Not much

Rubber circles that make you less likely to crash Just before July last year, I noticed that my 'Boring Box of Beige Misery' aka, our Renault Scenic, had tyres that were wearing down quite badly. They were getting low on tread depth but they were a ...

sirodar 08.02.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Prestivo 205/55 16 Tyres