Goodyear Assurance TripleTred All-Season

Brand: Goodyear
Tire: Assurance TripleTred All-Season
Category: Passenger All-Season
UTQG (treadwear): 640 A A / 740 A B

I've personally been a Goodyear TripleTred owner for last 8 years, so I suppose this review might come off as being a bit biased. But I really do think that this is one of, if not the best passenger all season tires available on the market today. Goodyear makes the TripleTred in a wide array of sizes so it can be fitted to many coupes, sedans, minivans, and even crossover SUVs. The unique aspect to the TripleTred, as you may have guessed by it's name is the tread design. It's an aggressive tread and large Aquachannel grooves that help the tire usher away water as you go down the road, thus increasing wet traction. The tread compound actually uses volcanic sand and glass fibers to help it grip the road in cold weather and winter conditions as well. So in summary, this is an advanced tire, and it's traction properties bear that out.

It's not just me that is a huge fan of these tires. It consistently ranks as one of the top three tires that drivers come back for. So from what I've found, is that if you're looking for a very high quality all season tire, if you go with the TripleTred, you're probably going to come back to it when you need to purchase tires again. What is amazing though, is that these tires will typically last for 90,000 miles or more, so those people that are repeat buyers are often buying these tires for their other cars, or to just replace the OE tires immediately when they take possession of a new car. So this tire really does perform very well in dry and wet conditions, but what really seems to impress drivers the most is the TripleTred's performance in snow. Now this is an all season tire, so it's not the greatest by any means, but I'd say that for a passenger tire, it takes snow on very well. I've personally gone through 6" of fresh snow in my old Volkswagen Golf TDI that doesn't have traction control and it wasn't anything to sweat about. Maybe the only downside to these tires is that I've found them to be louder than other all seasons, but that's due to the increased traction and performance. No free lunches here, just a very high quality tire!