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I went from high end Michelins to the Bridgestones and they are a far better tire. There is better road feel, they are better in rain, handling is crisper. I have 215/55x16 on my wife's 9-5 wagon, and I put a set of 205/55x16 on my 9000. too. They wear well, too. Won't handle like a high performance tire, but they don't ride like one, either.
FWIW, I have never like Michelins, and have had 3-4 versions of them over the years. To me they are just round, black and good for 40K miles. Numb, mediocre in all conditions. Over-priced, too.
But if you want summer only, try a Bridgestone Extreme Performance All season. They just changed the model numbers, but I had those for a couple summers that included track days. Pretty good sneakers. But read reviews! And get a full alignment when you mount them!
->Posting last edited on Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:27:56.
1996 9000 CSE 5 speed (daily driver)
2003 9-5 Linear SportWagon (wife's)
1999 9-3 SE auto (younger daughter's)
2000 9-3 SE 5 speed (elder daughter's)
1984 C900 4 door Base model (RIP)
1995 9000 CS (sold)
1996 9000 CS (RIP)
Posts in this Thread:
- Good, quiet summer tires?, Sarunas , Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:13:49
- Re: Good, quiet summer tires?, Sarunas , Wed, 2 May 2018 18:01:13
- Re: Good, quiet summer tires?, Dave The Ice Age Knave , Tue, 1 May 2018 19:19:50
- General, bobc , Tue, 1 May 2018 12:36:44
- Bridgestone Serenity as an all 'round tire, Noel , Mon, 30 Apr 2018 14:24:53 <-- Viewing This Message
- Re: Good, quiet summer tires?, Sarunas , Mon, 30 Apr 2018 08:18:15
- Michelin Primacy MXM4, vvk, Mon, 30 Apr 2018 07:56:47
- Re: Good, quiet summer tires?, Justin VanAbrahams, Mon, 30 Apr 2018 06:54:39
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