Cadillac CTS First Generation Forum - 2003 - 2007 Discussion, Need advice on what brand of tires to buy for 18 in 225/50 R18 in Cadillac CTS Coupe, Sport Sedan and Sport Wagon Forums; Had Yokohama but 3 of them got bumps all around so gotta change was thinking going with falken or Yokohama ...
- 06-26-13 11:49 PM #1Cadillac Owners Member
- Automobile(s): CTS
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- Nov 2012
Need advice on what brand of tires to buy for 18 in 225/50 R18
Had Yokohama but 3 of them got bumps all around so gotta change was thinking going with falken or Yokohama again any advice on other?
- 06-27-13 12:49 AM #2
I have the Falken FK-453's. The 452's were replaced with them. I love them. Almost zero road noise. Drove through a terrible rain storm on the way to NC and they were great. They have great traction when warmed up. These are the best tires I have ever had.
- 06-27-13 01:02 AM #3
I'm an advocate for Continental ExtremeContact DWS's. Have them on my STS and had them on my CTS too. Great traction in any conditions, quiet, and they provide a very comfortable ride.
Tires are like oil, everyone has their preference and you definitely get what you pay for.
- 06-27-13 02:27 AM #4Originally Posted by curtc
I don't drive the Cooper that much in the summer so I can't really give a solid opinion. But they have been great from what I have driven on them.
- 06-27-13 07:37 AM #5Cadillac Owners Fanatic
- Automobile(s): 2006 STS-V mostly stock
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Re: Need advice on what brand of tires to buy for 18 in 225/50 R18
I can't speak definitively on most brands, but my General G-Max have been great. Worn well, good traction, and a price I can definitely live with. They're made (IIRC) by the same company as Continentals.
- 06-27-13 12:22 PM #6
Thanks to all for the reply was doing some re search on the brands named they all seem legit but, might go with the Falken-453 if they have te size I'm looking for.
I also looked into the ZIEX ZE 912 any advice ion those
- 06-27-13 06:47 PM #7Originally Posted by Sergioc
- 06-27-13 08:34 PM #8
Looking into. Those too they have a descent price