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I'm looking for a good tire I can use all year. I've in Syracuse NY so I have below 0° Winters & 90° Summers. Currently using Continentals which are great in the winter but Noisy in the summer. Any suggestions other than getting1 set of winter tires & another set for summer
 

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I'm looking for a good tire I can use all year. I've in Syracuse NY so I have below 0° Winters & 90° Summers. Currently using Continentals which are great in the winter but Noisy in the summer. Any suggestions other than getting1 set of winter tires & another set for summer
A suggestion J;
All-weather tires give you significantly better performance on everything from wet and rough ice to soft snow and hard-packed snow. They often perform better on wet asphalt as well since they’re designed to double as a superior summer tire built to last.

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I'd check with Tire Rack reviews. IMO they give by far the most complete ratings, do the most complete testing. CR also tests extensively.

I was a True Believe in one set of all seasons until we moved to northern Idaho. A set of winter tires was the difference between night and day regarding traction and safety in the winter. Good luck whatever you choose.
 

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I'd check with Tire Rack reviews. IMO they give by far the most complete ratings, do the most complete testing. CR also tests extensively.

I was a True Believe in one set of all seasons until we moved to northern Idaho. A set of winter tires was the difference between night and day regarding traction and safety in the winter. Good luck whatever you choose.
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We voted for Michelin CrossClimate+ over a year ago. Very satisfied. Hugs the road like a hot damn. Noisier than the OE tires but then I am not sure the OE tires particularly 'safe' though I was amused by the way the OE tires drifted on hard turns.

Should perform better than other Grandtouring All Season tires in the winter than many peers judging from Consumer Report ratings.
 

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If I lived in Syarcuse NY I would be running on winter tires for sure. I live in Ontario, Canada. Snow tires are a must have. When I bought my 2020 EX+ July 2019, I shopped around for the best wheel+winter tire packages. The best deal by far believe it or not was from the Kia dealership. I down sized from 17" OEM alloy rims to 16" steelies (recommended by Kia) with my own choice of rubber. I choose 16" steelies with Blizzak snows. I couldn't ask for a better winter tire and I've had a many different brands over the years. Michelin X Ice (way overpriced) Hankook, which I found performed in icy slushy conditions.
I'm currently running Blizzak's on two family 2020 EX+I vehicles. Blizzak's have great traction in snow and slushy conditions and oh! so quiet; in fact they are as quiet as my summer tires. Just my opinion.
 

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If I lived in Syarcuse NY I would be running on winter tires for sure. I live in Ontario, Canada. Snow tires are a must have. When I bought my 2020 EX+ July 2019, I shopped around for the best wheel+winter tire packages. The best deal by far believe it or not was from the Kia dealership. I down sized from 17" OEM alloy rims to 16" steelies (recommended by Kia) with my own choice of rubber. I choose 16" steelies with Blizzak snows. I couldn't ask for a better winter tire and I've had a many different brands over the years. Michelin X Ice (way overpriced) Hankook, which I found performed in icy slushy conditions.
I'm currently running Blizzak's on two family 2020 EX+I vehicles. Blizzak's have great traction in snow and slushy conditions and oh! so quiet; in fact they are as quiet as my summer tires. Just my opinion.
I run Blizzaks, the new WS90s are out and I've seen good test results from them.
 

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Neanderthal That's what we ran last year the new and improved Blizzak's WS90. I believe the winter of 2019-20 was the first year for the WS90. I will never install another brand. My son made me a believer in "Blizzak" winter tires, he swore by them.
 
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