Do "tire brands" matter any more ?
Years ago, it was Goodyear, Firestone, Goodrich.
Now, there seem to be dozens of brands.
In a given price range, all offer similar warantees.
Last time I needed tires, my dealer quoted three price ranges;
At one time I would've spent days fretting over
charts, comparisons, fine print, warrantees, etc....
Now, I just say "Put 'em on".
Of course, I don't care about what brand
spark plug, oil filter, or gasoline either.....