Sorry. Stupid me.
OK, your tire size is 215-65/16? Hmmmmm....my 02 is a 225-60/16...I
wonder why they changed that....
Anyway, Nokian's web site confirms that that's the size--and that they
do make a WR in that size:
I have to say, I bought mine for my Lexus because I liked the idea of an
all-season tire that earned the winter snowflake designation. Nokian
knows winter tires.
Apparently, they also know all-season tires, because these things are
stunningly capably in all conditions and stunningly quiet at all times.
I have about 20K miles on mine, and they're wearing very, very well.
And not once have I ever felt unsure about them, even driving to
Cleveland through a snowstorm in late December.
As their blurb says:
"Only four-season family of tires that carries the Severe Service Emblem
exceeding new government snow condition regulations"
I don't think that's just hot air.
(A.W.P. stands for "all weather passenger")
I love my Nokian WR. The 02 Ody is finally ready for new shoes, and
that's going to be my choice.
On 7/25/06 8:36 PM, in article
firstname.lastname@example.org, "Elmo P. Shagnasty"
I do like what I see regarding the Nokian - they seem to be a scandinavian
company based on the different model names they gave their tires. And I was
wrong - they do come in the right size for me. But the closest dealer is in
Houston and I'm in Dallas.
I have placed an order for a set of Michelin Destinys with Discount Tire.
They have a $50 rebate right now on them; they have excellent buyer ratings;
plus I can get another $25 off because I signed up for their own credit card
(plus no interest for 90 days). Even with the replacement insurance on each
tire ($14.80 each) the total after rebates and including sales tax will be
less than $470 - for tires that are rated to last 80K miles. Plus free
rotation and balancing through the full term of ownership.
I hope Nokian will get a dealer in the Dallas area so I can get a firsthand
look at their product!
Thanks for all the recommendations.
: I am leaning toward a set of Pirelli P3000's - anyone have anything bad to
: say about them? What tires do you like for this car?
I put BF Goodrich Traction T/As on my '01 Ody EX last year and I've been
happy with them.
I've got Bridgestone Turanza LS-Ts on my Sienna. Excellent tire for a
minivan, better than the Michelin X-One I had previously. Reasonably
I've used and been happy with Pirelli's higher performance tires but
have not been impressed with their lower-end tires.
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