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Old 12-28-2018, 09:19 AM   #16 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by rmay635703 View Post
Funny thing is the Volts OEM Goodyear’s roll better than the Michelin offerings
I feel obligated to point out that OEM tires - the ones that come from the factory on a new car - are specially designed to the vehicle manufacturer's specs - and usually rolling resistance is at the top of the list of importance (to the detriment of wear and traction, especially wet traction).

Also, let me point out that the article is from Dec 2009 - 9 years ago. Many of the tires on that list are no longer available - and since tires change on a regular basis (without changing the name), it is very likely these test results aren't valid today.

For example: The top of the list Michelin Energy Saver AS is no longer available in the 185/65R15 size that was the OE size for the 2009 Prius.

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