Finding the best touring tires to choose from can often be difficult for a lot of drivers. Unless you are familiar with passenger tires on a regular basis, how do you know which are the top touring tires to go with for your particular car?
Here’s a look at our choice for the 10 best tires in the touring and grand touring class. One quick note on our list: we’ve based our top 10 recommendations on several factors, including reviews and comments from other tire owners. (Click on any tire to find our detailed review and lowest price)
1. Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring
Riding on the Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring tire is a real treat. Road performance is impressive, regardless of the pavement being dry or wet. The ride is smooth and comfortable, and the lack of road noise is immediately noticeable.. There is also an 80,000 mile tread warranty, which puts it over the top.
2. Hankook Optimo H727
Hankook Tires have made quite a splash in recent years, and the Optimo H727 is one of the bigger reasons why. The traction and handling, as well as the quality ride you’ll find, make this an excellent choice in all-season touring tires. The 100,000 mile tread warranty is as good as you’ll find on any tire.
3. Yokohama Avid Touring-S
With its wonderful handling and steering response on wet or dry road surfaces, the Yokohama Avid Touring-S is a popular choice among drivers looking for a high performance touring tire.
4. Michelin Primacy MXV4
Michelin has used its Comfort Control technology to give the Primacy MXV4 one of the more comfortable rides among any tire brand.
5. Yokohama Avid TRZ
Driving on the Yokohama Avid TRZ makes you think you’re driving a high performance summer tire with the way it takes the corners and handles all types of roads.
6. Bridgestone Turanza Serenity
Wet road traction is just one of the strong suits with the Bridgestone Turanza Serenity. Expect a quiet ride to go with a long tread life, evidenced by the 70,000 mile tread warranty.
7. Pirelli P4 Four Seasons
The Pirelli P4 Four Seasons tire made our list due to its excellent ride and lack of road noise. With above average road manners and a long tread life, it’s easy to see why drivers like this touring tire.
8. General Altimax HP
Budget minded drivers will appreciate the General Altimax HP tire. With a low price point to go with very good performance and ride quality, this is one of the better values in touring tires that you’ll find.
9. Kumho Solus KR21
Coming in under the radar to a degree is the Kumho Solus KR21. It drives and handles very well, and the tread life is among the best in this class.
10. BFGoodrich Advantage T/A
The BFGoodrich Advantage T/A makes the top ten with its excellent road manners and comfortable ride, not to mention is long tread life.
Michelin Primacy MXM4
Kumho Ecsta LX Platinum
BFGoodrich Premier Touring
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