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Old 04-19-2016, 01:32 PM
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New tire suggestions

Looking for some suggestions on tires for '14 Limited with the 20" wheels. This is for my girlfriends Jeep so i would prefer something more road oriented rather than all terrain. We live in Ohio so they would need to be good in snow too. I personally don't mind the stock Goodyears but just want some opinions if anyone has had good luck with other tires.

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Old 04-19-2016, 02:14 PM
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Re: New tire suggestions

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Looking for some suggestions on tires for '14 Limited with the 20" wheels. This is for my girlfriends Jeep so i would prefer something more road oriented rather than all terrain. We live in Ohio so they would need to be good in snow too. I personally don't mind the stock Goodyears but just want some opinions if anyone has had good luck with other tires.
Most people around hear go with A/T bc they look better, they are better in snow, and many say they are even better in rain. Also alot of people upsize one or two sizes which a stock vehicle should be able to accommodate just fine.

FYI the SRT8 comes with a 295/45/20 tire. your stock size is 265/50/20. You might want to consider a Nitto G2 in either stock size or 285/50/20 which will last longer, look nice, give better protection from curbs and potholes. Another size which usually works fine on stock vehicles is the size I have 275/55/20 which I had before I lifted my vehicle and I had no issues rubbing. I look for every opportunity to give my vehicles a personal touch.
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Re: New tire suggestions

Check out these 2 threads...

Upgraded tires on 20 inch wheels

Best Tire for the Asphalt Loving Jeep

As you will see, I highly recommend the Michelin Defender LTX.
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Re: New tire suggestions

I recommend below-
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Re: New tire suggestions

I've been looking at the same thing. More road oriented with a more comfortable and quieter ride. I definitely agree that the stock 265/50 size is not ideal, but I wouldn't necessarily jump to a 285/50 on the stock rim. It has too much sidewall bulge for my liking. The 275/55 option is nice, but I would only really consider it if you were going to level the front or were more into off road. I think a good compromise that others overlook is a 255/55. Its minimally narrower and a little taller. Not too tall to ever worry about rubbing or lifting the front though. Depending on the brand the tread is actually just as wide as the stock Goodyear without the extra bulge. The Cooper discoverer srx is looking really good for the price in this size.
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Re: New tire suggestions

'Just my usual caution that if you upsize at the four corners, you also need to upsize the spare to be the same diameter with a 4x4 vehicle...
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Re: New tire suggestions

Greetings,

Since snow is part of the equation my first choice is Nokian WRG3 SUV:

https://www.nokiantires.com/all-weat...kian-wrg3-suv/

As the other members pointed, their are a great number of tires to select from. The key is that the tires should perform well in the other 3 season. Dry traction, noise and cornering are other of many elements to consider, especially for highway driving.

This would be my second choice:

Michelin Premier LTX tires | Michelin US

Tires for an SUV is a critical component in the safety for the driver and passengers. That is why I would spend more for tire to keep peace in mind.

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Re: New tire suggestions

Looks like Goodyear wrangler adventure come in 265/50/20 now. I believe they are snowflake rated as well. Looks like a good option


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Re: New tire suggestions

When it's time for me to replace my Goodyear's I think I'm going to go with these Toyo Celsius:
https://www.toyotires.com/tire/patte...ndtions-tire-0

They are calling these variable condition tires. They are still snowflake rated, but are closer to an all season than a dedicated winter tire. Being in Chicagoland this is perfect for me. We get snow and ice, but not normally a ton of it. So I like the idea of some extra grip in the winter, but more of an all around tire for the rest of the time. Plus I like the 60,000 mile warranty.
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When it's time for me to replace my Goodyear's I think I'm going to go with these Toyo Celsius:
https://www.toyotires.com/tire/patte...ndtions-tire-0

They are calling these variable condition tires. They are still snowflake rated, but are closer to an all season than a dedicated winter tire. Being in Chicagoland this is perfect for me. We get snow and ice, but not normally a ton of it. So I like the idea of some extra grip in the winter, but more of an all around tire for the rest of the time. Plus I like the 60,000 mile warranty.
I like the look of this one.
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Yea the toyo is on my list as the next tire for my 15 altitude along with about 4 others but only 3500 miles on it so it might be awhile


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Looks like Goodyear wrangler adventure come in 265/50/20 now. I believe they are snowflake rated as well. Looks like a good option


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I think this will be at the top of my list.
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