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We found the Continental ContiProContact SSR Run-Flat to be at the top of the spectrum when it comes to noise.
Hankook Optimo H724 All-Season Tire - 235/75R15 108SWe found the Hankook Optimo H724 to be an exceptionally quiet tire, and owners love this quality. Even at higher speeds, the Hankook does not make excessive noise and also remains silent during cornering or while being subjected to strain. Some customers attribute the tire’s lack of noise to a narrow tread width. A tire with a wider tread width allows more air between the tire and the road, which leads to excess noise.
Goodyear Eagle LS Radial Tire - 205/55R16 89TOpinions on noise with respect to the Goodyear Eagle LS and are mixed. Some owners praise the tire for being quiet and for offering a noiseless ride, but the acclaim is not universal. A few users say the tire is not as quiet as desired, although they do not find it to be as noisy as some of the louder tires on the market.
Dunlop Grandtrek AT20 All-Season Tire - 245/75R16 109SThe Dunlop Grandtrek is quiet, and this should come as no surprise. It is specifically marketed as a tire for luxury SUVs, minivans, and passenger vans. We found it to hold true to its promise on vehicles of all types and were thoroughly impressed with its ability to contain noise even at higher speeds.
General AltiMAX RT All-Season Tire - 215/60R16 95TRAccording to consumer opinion, the General AltiMAX makes hardly a peep. Many users we surveyed claim that their set of AltiMAX tires are quieter than the vehicle’s original tires and lauded them for being noiseless even in snow and rain. Some owners of older vehicles report the AltiMAX makes their car feel brand-new due to the lack of noise of the tires.
Continental ContiProContact SSR Run-Flat All-Season Tire - 225/45R17 91HWe found the Continental ContiProContact SSR Run-Flat to be at the top of the spectrum when it comes to noise. Owners consistently praise how these tires drive smoothly and yield substantially less noise than other tires they have experienced. Continental brags about the ContiProContact SSR Run-Flat’s tread design as a key factor in keeping the tire quiet, and our research points to this feature being a significant advantage over most of the other tire designs.
Dozens of owners of the General AltiMAX swear by it for all of their tire needs.
Hankook Optimo H724We found the Hankook Optimo H724 to handle and hold the road very well. Most owners of this tire do not feel as though the vehicle drifts or wanders while driving, which makes a dramatic difference in the handling of the vehicle. A few owners were concerned about its handling on wet pavement due to the deep, straight channels in the Optimo’s tread design, but we found this design to significantly reduce the risk of hydroplaning. The Goodyear Eagle LS rides and handles as well as one would expect for a tire from Goodyear. The tires offer a comfortable ride and handle the road with ease, even in heavy rain and in snow and slush. The Eagle LS performs especially well during sudden maneuvers such as sharp turns, making owners feel as though they are riding on performance tires. The Dunlop Grandtrek handles very well compared its rivals. Many customers praise the tire for its superior grip and traction, especially during inclement weather. Owners claim that its handling and comfort make the vehicle feel brand-new, and users who tows light loads find its performance particularly superior to that of other tires on the market. Smooth and solid describe handling for the General AltiMAX. Dozens of owners claim that the AltiMAX handles the best of any tire they’ve ever mounted on a vehicle and, as a result, swear by it for all of their tire needs. The majority of users we surveyed note the AltiMAX’s comfortable handling in wet and inclement conditions and claim that the tires far outpace their vehicle’s original equipment tires. Across the board, the Continental ContiProContact SSR Run-Flat handles better the original equipment tires on most vehicles as well as the other tires on our shortlist. The vast majority of owners of this tire gave it high marks for its handling in normal weather conditions, and we found the tire to be just as reliable during inclement weather conditions like rain, sleet, or snow.