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Top 2016-2017 summer and all-season tires

Top 2016-2017 summer and all-season tires

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You think buying a new set of tires is complicated? This isn’t really a surprise given that countless new “inexpensive” brands persist and flood the market with new makes and models, all seemingly affordable and flawless. Needs, expectations, budget, and (most importantly) safety are important factors that must be met. Luckily for you, Auto123.com is here to help you find the best summer or all-season tires for your car or your truck in 2016.

This year, our rankings were put together by the team at PMCtire. They’ve analyzed information from many different sources, including customer feedback, consumer reviews, road tests, expert reviews, and official specs from tire manufacturers. You'll notice that the gap between models is often quite small, mostly because tire companies use similar technologies in the design and manufacturing process.

Attention: Don't miss our updated rankings in the next few weeks, taking into consideration all the new 2017 tire models.

Best all-season tires for passenger cars in 2016-2017:

1.    Michelin Defender – 9.1/10
2.    Bridgestone Turanza Serenity Plus – 9.0/10
3.    Yokohama Avid Ascend – 9.0/10
4.    Michelin Primacy MXV4 – 9.0/10
5.    Bridgestone Driveguard – 9.0/10
6.    Toyo Versado Noir – 8.9/10
7.    Goodyear Assurance Fuel Max – 8.8/10
8.    Goodyear Assurance TripleTread AS – 8.8/10
9.    Falken Sincera SN250 A/S – 8.8/10
10.    BFgoodrich Advantage T/A – 8.7/10

Best performance all-season tires for passenger cars in 2016-2017:

1.    Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 + – 9.1/10
2.    Michelin Premier A/S – 9.1/10
3.    BFgoodrich G-force Comp-2 A/S – 9.0/10
4.    Continental ExtremeContact DWS06 – 9.0/10
5.    BFgoodrich G-force Super Sport A/S – 8.9/10

Best performance summer tires for passenger cars in 2016-2017:

1.    Continental ExtremeContact DW – 9.0/10
2.    Pirelli PZero Nero – 9.0/10
3.    Toyo Proxes 4 Plus – 8.8/10
4.    Hercules Tires Raptis R-T5 – 8.7/10
5.    Goodyear Fierce Attitude ZR – 8.6/10

Best extreme performance summer tires for passenger cars in 2016-2017:

1.    Michelin Pilot Super Sport – 9.2/10
2.    Bridgestone Potenza S-04 Pole Position – 9.1/10
3.    Bridgestone Potenza Re-71R – 9.1/10
4.    Michelin Pilot Sport PS2 – 9.0/10
5.    Bridgestone Potenza RE-11A – 8.9/10

Best all-season tires for SUVs and light trucks in 2016-2017:

1.    Michelin Latitude Tour – 9.2/10
2.    Michelin Defender LTX M/S – 9.2/10
3.    Bridgestone Dueler H/L 422 Ecopia – 9.1/10
4.    Michelin LTX M/S2 – 9.1/10
5.    Pirelli Scorpion Verde – 9.1/10
6.    Continental – ContiCrossContact LX20 – 9.0/10
7.    Goodyear Assurance CS TripleTred All-Season – 8.9/10
8.    Falken Wildpeak H/T – 8.8/10
9.    Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza – 8.8/10
10.    Nitto NT421Q All Season Truck/SUV – 8.8/10

Best performance all-season tires for SUVs and light trucks in 2016-2017:

1.    Michelin Premier LTX – 9.1/10
2.    Yokohama Parada Spec-X – 8.9/10
3.    Nitto NT420S – 8.9/10
4.    Toyo Proxes ST II – 8.7/10
5.    Yokohama Geolander CUV/SUV G055 – 8.6/10

Best performance summer tires for SUVs and light trucks in 2016-2017:

1.    Michelin Latitude Sport – 9.0/10
2.    Goodyear Fortera SL – 8.9/10
3.    Bridgestone Dueler H/P Sport – 8.8/10
4.    Continental ContiCrossContact UHP – 8.8/10
5.    Michelin 4x4 Diamaris – 8.8/10

Best off-road tires for SUVs and light trucks in 2016-2017:

1.    BFgoodrich Mud-Terrain T/A KM2 – 8.9/10
2.    Goodyear Wrangler MTR W/KEVLAR – 8.7/10
3.    Nitto Trail Grappler M/T – 8.7/10
4.    Falken Wildpeak MT01 – 8.7/10
5.    Toyo Open Country M/T II – 8.6/10

For further details, visit the PMCtire website.