Originally Posted by Diezel134
How's the ride on the new tires? Quiet/comfortable/mpg stay the same?
I have found that typically, you cannot to go from a mild all-season tire to a more aggressive tire without giving up something.
Compared to stock...
Quieter? For an aggressive tire...the noise level is maybe...2%-3% more? Maybe? You hear a bit more road noise but you really have to pay attention. Most people would never notice. I have heard that the more miles you put on them, the louder they get but I haven't had them that long to find out. They have great reviews.
Comfortable? Overall, they are fine. When rolling to a stop you can barely feel the lugs. Again, most people wouldn't even notice...it is very minimal.
MPG seems to have dropped but not much. Maybe .5mpg but I may also be driving more aggressively now that I am getting comfy with the new Jeep.
The factory tires are stunningly quiet and I am sure they were picked by Jeep for optimal mileage and comfort. I am willing to sacrifice some of that.