Are Cooper tires good tires?

Are Cooper tires good tires?

With Cooper being one of the best tire brands on the market, it's no surprise that the Evolution Tour, one of their top all-season tires, is among the most popular models in the industry. This tire is built with comfort, fuel efficiency, and reliable traction in mind.

Are Cooper tires better than BF Goodrich?

The BFG tires are more square, filling out the wheel well, whilst the Cooper tire looks like a more aggressive off-road tire. Both options are available in all popular sizes. ... Again, prices are very similar, with perhaps Cooper just edging BFG slightly.

Are off brand tires good?

I've found the off brand tires to have harder rubber, create more road noise and harder to get a good balance out of so you get more vibrations. It actually takes some effort on the part of the manufacturer to make a nice balanced tire. You'll tend to find more out of round tires with off brands.

Does the brand of tire matter?

You will not just be buying a brand name, but purchasing one of the most important and least expensive improvements, your car can have. Like anything you buy, the quality and name brand of tires can make a big difference in how much they cost. Typically, the higher the quality, the more the tires will cost.

Are Costco tires the same quality?

Costco's name-brand tires are the same quality as other name-brand tires sold elsewhere; Costco's shop has lower overhead costs than a conventional tire shop, so they can afford a lower markup. ... Walmart carries a much broader range, though, including many budget brands.

Which TYRE brand lasts longest?


How often does Costco put Michelin tires on sale?

Costco seems to have sales on the Michelin tires every other month, although this is my estimate. (There is a sale going on now through October 28--$70 off four Michelin tires.) The sales seem to alterate monthly between Michelin and Bridgestone tires.

Are Toyo tires as good as Michelin?

Michelin as far as we can tell, does not do that for their tires. Along with that, Toyo tires perform well and can withstand a lot of mileage before they wear out. ... So if you are looking for which one is better, Michelin's are still top quality but expensive while the Toyos are just as good for a cheaper price.

Is Bridgestone owned by Michelin?

In 1989, Michelin acquired the recently merged tyre and rubber manufacturing divisions of the American firms B.F. Goodrich Company (founded in 1870) and Uniroyal, Inc. ... As of 1 September 2008, Michelin is again the world's largest tyre manufacturer after spending two years as number two behind Bridgestone.

Are Michelin tires worth the extra money?

If you're buying all season tires and you don't drive particularly aggressively it's probably not worth the price premium to buy a high end brand of tires. You probably won't get your money's worth with Michelins on a typical car.

Are Bridgestone tires made in USA?

BFGoodrich, Bridgestone, Continental, Cooper, Firestone, General, Goodyear, Hankook, Kelly, Kumho, Michelin, Mickey Thompson, Nexen, Nitto, Toyo, and Yokohama currently manufacture tires here in America. But these are not all truly "American" brands.

Are Bridgestone tires made in China?

Originally, Bridgestone only produced tires in Japan. With the establishment of the Bridgestone Tire Company of America, the company built new factories in the US. The brand also has plants in China that make truck tires.