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After stopping at the tire store to get an estimate on new tires and all the other costs at the moment, I will pause on updated purchases, so I was reading the reviews on the tires - they are horrible!

Anyone had any personal experiences this early with them?

I did get some wheel locks and the America’s Tire guarantee on them though. Will be upgrading when the time comes.
 

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I read the reviews on the Continentals as well and wasn’t impressed! They aren’t rated very good in the snow (some of that could be driver experience) and only getting 25,000-30,000 miles out of them. I got a screw in one of mine it ruined the tire with less than 2,000 miles that’s when I looked at reviews. I have driven in pretty flushy roads and it seemed to handle ok. Haven’t had big snow to try it since I bought it. Tire shops will be happy if we all have to replace at around 25,000 miles:( Tires won’t be cheap! My ruined tire was $250 and that looks like low end for tires that size.
 

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I have had a good experience with them so far in the snow and wouldn’t swap them out / I shopped wheels and almost jumped ship on the tires but I’m going to keep them due to the cost and these puppies are good for a bit (third world problem for me does not require new tires just cuz ?) now in a few years...
 

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I read the reviews on the Continentals as well and wasn’t impressed! They aren’t rated very good in the snow (some of that could be driver experience) and only getting 25,000-30,000 miles out of them. I got a screw in one of mine it ruined the tire with less than 2,000 miles that’s when I looked at reviews. I have driven in pretty flushy roads and it seemed to handle ok. Haven’t had big snow to try it since I bought it. Tire shops will be happy if we all have to replace at around 25,000 miles:( Tires won’t be cheap! My ruined tire was $250 and that looks like low end for tires that size.
I was reading several reviews they got 2000 miles before major issues ?.

Because of the cash I just dropped for the Passport - I’ll wait until I get home in late June. Hopefully they last until then.

But if you have Discount Tire or America’s Tire - they out their guarantee certificate and locks on for $217 for me!
 

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Like many of you I've read the reviews from various sites and saw they were not well thought of with pretty consistent complaints. That said I really have no issues although I've not tested in snow yet. Ride is impeccable, handling is great and the car is quiet on the highway. I had Continental tires on a Mercedes in the past and hated them so I'll ride these out longer and see how it goes. But so far they seem fine. My recent preferences for other cars have been Michelin and Pirelli and I still have time to decide on whether I want to go with winter tires next season. Looking forward to hearing how things work out for the rest of you!
 

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I’ve written on another post about this. My ride is a 2011 Ridgeline RTL and it came with the continentals. I have only run Michelin’s for the better part of my adult life. I wasn’t crazy about this and my dealer wouldn’t “even trade” for Michelin’s so I kept them knowing that the cost to replace with Michelin’s would be soon because of the reviews. Well the reviews were wrong. Those continentals lasted and lasted with a good and quiet ride. When it came time to replace them, I did go with the best Michelin’s that Discount Tire sold and great reviews on Tire Rack... I hated them. Loud, and didn’t hold air —I was forever keeping them aired up. If the outside temp changed my TPMS light was on. So when they finally gave up the ghost, I went back to the continentals... My friend, who is a car guy, couldn’t believe I put continentals on and they weren’t much cheaper than the Michelin’s, but for my purpose, they were great. I do rotate at each oil change and I make sure the air is correct on a monthly basis but other than that, they have been bullet proof. The Michelin’s on my wife’s former pilot ( now my son’s pilot) have been awesome, so I am not pushing one over the other, but I did have a bad experience with “the best” tire and a great experience with the continentals so give it a chance and make up your own mind. :)
 

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I’ve written on another post about this. My ride is a 2011 Ridgeline RTL and it came with the continentals. I have only run Michelin’s for the better part of my adult life. I wasn’t crazy about this and my dealer wouldn’t “even trade” for Michelin’s so I kept them knowing that the cost to replace with Michelin’s would be soon because of the reviews. Well the reviews were wrong. Those continentals lasted and lasted with a good and quiet ride. When it came time to replace them, I did go with the best Michelin’s that Discount Tire sold and great reviews on Tire Rack... I hated them. Loud, and didn’t hold air —I was forever keeping them aired up. If the outside temp changed my TPMS light was on. So when they finally gave up the ghost, I went back to the continentals... My friend, who is a car guy, couldn’t believe I put continentals on and they weren’t much cheaper than the Michelin’s, but for my purpose, they were great. I do rotate at each oil change and I make sure the air is correct on a monthly basis but other than that, they have been bullet proof. The Michelin’s on my wife’s former pilot ( now my son’s pilot) have been awesome, so I am not pushing one over the other, but I did have a bad experience with “the best” tire and a great experience with the continentals so give it a chance and make up your own mind. :)
Interesting. I also at one point went to Michelin on my CRV and remember the day I noticed how much smoother they were. I think I had Perelli previous to them?

I’d be interested to hear more about these tires as the mileage adds up on the owners.
 

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. Tire shops will be happy if we all have to replace at around 25,000 miles:( Tires won’t be cheap! My ruined tire was $250 and that looks like low end for tires that size.
I learned along time ago. Discount tire will sell you a road hazard warranty with lifetime spin balance and rotation every 5k miles, road hazard is included - free repairs, if they can't fix it they will replace it. Cost depends on tires, my 15 Cherokee was about $120, my 35" tires on my truck warranty was 180. For me the balance and rotation was worth it as my tires/ wheels are over 100lbs each. Anyway they will sell for any newish tire weather bought there or not
 

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I learned along time ago. Discount tire will sell you a road hazard warranty with lifetime spin balance and rotation every 5k miles, road hazard is included - free repairs, if they can't fix it they will replace it. Cost depends on tires, my 15 Cherokee was about $120, my 35" tires on my truck warranty was 180. For me the balance and rotation was worth it as my tires/ wheels are over 100lbs each. Anyway they will sell for any newish tire weather bought there or not
Good to know- I never knew that. Sadly I’m 2 hours from nearest Discount Tire.
 
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I learned along time ago. Discount tire will sell you a road hazard warranty with lifetime spin balance and rotation every 5k miles, road hazard is included - free repairs, if they can't fix it they will replace it. Cost depends on tires, my 15 Cherokee was about $120, my 35" tires on my truck warranty was 180. For me the balance and rotation was worth it as my tires/ wheels are over 100lbs each. Anyway they will sell for any newish tire weather bought there or not
I didn’t know that either and I’m off on Friday and will check them out / thx
 

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You can make an online appointment. That will secure you served within the hour. Last time I went without I waited 3 hours. Was able to shop and eat lunch at the mall so not all bad
Excellent tip as I know I will not be the only one with the day off tomorrow and there is isn’t a place to kill some time ??/thanks!!!
 

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Just passed the 275-mile marker on the Continential's. Most of that driving was at high speeds in the rain. No problems with traction, etc. So far, so good.
 
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