For all seasons with good performance and respectable snow performance, the continental extremecontact DWS 06. For better info, I would check out www.tirerack.com
- they have lots of info there, including reviews/comparisons of different tires in the same performance category on the same car, in the same size. They evaluate in a number of areas, and provide direct comparisons in each of those areas so that you can make an informed decision - here's a review for the aforementioned tire
the prices from the dealer seem really high for the stock tires on the 2.5i.