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Cadillac DTS Forum - 2006 through 2012 Discussion, Quietest tires for 2007 DTS in Past Cadillac Vehicle Discussion; Originally Posted by Superjim Just as another point of reference... I am running Yokohama Advan S4... They are quiet, handle ...
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    Re: Quietest tires for 2007 DTS

    Quote Originally Posted by Superjim View Post
    Just as another point of reference...
    I am running Yokohama Advan S4...
    They are quiet, handle well and are long wearing... I like them.

    Texas Jim
    Thanks, Jim. I know you are in TX, but have you had experience with them in snow like when you did that long trip through several states? How were they in those circumstances? I need to periodically drive up north to visit the family and we do sometimes get snow here in KY. Thanks!

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    Re: Quietest tires for 2007 DTS

    Quote Originally Posted by CaddyMAK View Post
    Thanks, Jim. I know you are in TX, but have you had experience with them in snow like when you did that long trip through several states? How were they in those circumstances? I need to periodically drive up north to visit the family and we do sometimes get snow here in KY. Thanks!
    I did drive thru a little snow..but not enough to really give them a fair test.
    They did fine for the little bit "I" was in, but I hesitate to recommend them as good snow tires because of the limited experience I had with them in snow.
    I just don't know how good they would be in heavier snow.
    TireRack.com should have reviews on them...

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    Re: Quietest tires for 2007 DTS

    Quote Originally Posted by Superjim View Post
    I did drive thru a little snow..but not enough to really give them a fair test.
    They did fine for the little bit "I" was in, but I hesitate to recommend them as good snow tires because of the limited experience I had with them in snow.
    I just don't know how good they would be in heavier snow.
    TireRack.com should have reviews on them...
    Thanks Jim. Finally I will be going with the Primacy tires. I found out that Michelin is giving me a 25% rebate for the tire rot issue and then there is a 70$ rebate for a set of any Michelin tires. So I figured...why not! My MXV4 Energy Plus set was produced in mid 2008 and so the warranty was just about to expire in June/July. They degenerated pretty quickly since the summer. I am so excited to have them on and see the difference. It sounds like I am in an airplane now when I drive my DTS because of the state of the tires. I am wondering whether the car sat a long time in the sun before I bought her.
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    Re: Quietest tires for 2007 DTS

    Quote Originally Posted by CaddyMAK View Post
    Thanks Jim. Finally I will be going with the Primacy tires. I found out that Michelin is giving me a 25% rebate for the tire rot issue and then there is a 70$ rebate for a set of any Michelin tires. So I figured...why not! My MXV4 Energy Plus set was produced in mid 2008 and so the warranty was just about to expire in June/July. They degenerated pretty quickly since the summer. I am so excited to have them on and see the difference. It sounds like I am in an airplane now when I drive my DTS because of the state of the tires.
    I am wondering whether the car sat a long time in the sun before I bought her.
    It does kinda sound that way...
    That seems like a killer deal on the new tires...
    Best of luck with them and don't forget to report back on them.

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    Re: Quietest tires for 2007 DTS

    Quote Originally Posted by Superjim View Post
    It does kinda sound that way...
    That seems like a killer deal on the new tires...
    Best of luck with them and don't forget to report back on them.

    Jim
    Mission accomplished. I've barely driven them but so far so good!

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    Re: Quietest tires for 2007 DTS

    chek out Tirerack.com for recommendations. I found the original mkichelins too soft. I choose a more popular Michelin style .

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    check out Tirerack.com for recommendations. I found the original mkichelins too soft. I choose a more popular Michelin style .

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nehemiah Chambers
    I recently replaced my noisy Continentals with some Kumho ECSTA LX Platinum's. My tire size are the 17 so I purchased a set 235/55ZR. They are an Ultra high performance luxury touring tire with a 60k mile warranty and they sound great compared to the Conti's. I bought them off tirerack and paid with shipping to my choice of installer $595. Great looking tire and not a bad price.<img src="http://www.cadillacforums.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=78703"/>

    I had kumho's on my '06 they are surprisingly a very good tire. I had no complaints about them at all, they were on the car when I bought it and thought for sure I was going to have to replace them, not the case, handling - very good, price excellent. Also threw some tiger paws on it for the trade in. I have to say.... Not bad for a $120 dollar tire, I was literally shock at how well they performed.

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    Re: Quietest tires for 2007 DTS

    continental tires are noisy go back to the Michelins which are softer but don't last as long. look on Tirerack.com for more information.

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    Re: Quietest tires for 2007 DTS

    Quote Originally Posted by ddowers View Post
    continental tires are noisy go back to the Michelins which are softer but don't last as long. look on Tirerack.com for more information.
    Michelin's don't last long? You must be thinking about Goodyear's...I got over 100'000km's on my Primacy MXV4's before recently changing them for Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3
    I don't use any tire other than Michelin's because of the longevity, quiet and comfort controlled ride...believe me I put on 50'000kms a year on my DTS.

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    I have a set of Coopers on my '06 DTS. They were on the car when I bought it. They ride very smooth and soak up the bumps.

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