Originally Posted by ScoobySTi07
Speaking of reviews and ratings I don't know if you have seen it yet but Consumer Reports just did a review of H and V rated all-season tires as well as "performance" winter tires. They tested them for 16,000 miles each and did what seems to me to be one heck of a job. It is in the most recent issue, November 2006. You may or may not agree with their ratings but it's a good read with a fair amount of information and some food for thought. Can't say they've ever really steered me wrong when it's come to buying stuff they've tested.
I bought the mag at costco over the weekend. I'll try to scan and post tomorrow. For the V rated performace all season, the Contiextreme finished second from last. I think they used 205/55/16 size for the V rated tests. This alone shook me up re my tire choice... If I recall the michelin pilot AS finished towards the top.