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Old 08-19-2018, 07:39 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Those tires do really good in the rain.
I didn't think they did very well in the snow and ice but I have only have about 1 day a year of snow and ice that I have to drive in so not really a problem.
They last a long time.
I put a set on my wifes car about 2 years ago. Probably got about 30,000 miles on them not even half worn out.

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Old 08-27-2018, 09:58 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Most all season tires, with steel braids are economic in nature.
Most Chinese <$80/tire tires, are very bad for fuel economy.
The worst offender would probably be from the company 'Milestar'.
They wanted to create cheap tires, by infusing them with silicon.
They fail safety scores of impact, MPG and power (rob a lot of power).
On the other hand, they're very soft and comfortable tires, that have awesome grip (when the thread is still good); and outperform most other brands in terms of grip, on the tarmac, in dry weather, when the thread is worn.
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Old 09-01-2018, 09:47 AM   #13 (permalink)
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I have Hankook Kinergy PT's in a rather large 235/75/15 on my Ranger. So far I'm very happy with them. Not sure how they will be in the snow so I may be in the market for some dedicated winter tires. Only time will tell. As far as I know, the PT's (and maybe the ST's) are the only Hankook's being made in the USA at a plant in Tennessee.

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Old 11-20-2018, 05:39 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Any feedback so far on those tires hat man? I'm considering them for my next set for either my Prius or Mirage. Both need tires and the Kinergy STs are all too reasonably priced.

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