How Bad Are Chinese Tires?

What is the safest tire brand?

Keep Your Tires Safe:Bridgestone.

Based in Tokyo, Bridgestone is one of the three largest tire manufacturers in the world.

Continental.

Continental is in a distant fourth place in North American and global sales, behind Goodyear, Bridgestone, and Michelin.

Cooper.

Firestone.

Goodyear.

Michelin.

Nitto.

Pirelli.More items…•.

Are Chinese tires safe?

“The Chinese tires coming into this country for the most part have been safe tires,” said Roy Littlefield, executive vice president of the Tire Industry Association. “All the tires have to be tested before they come here,” he said, referring to U.S. government testing and standards.

What brand of tires should I stay away from?

Worst Tire to Stay Away From Here is the list of tire brands that we should keep a distance from: AKS tires. Telluride. Chaoyang.

What tire brands are made in China?

Several top global brands such as Michelin (two production plants), Bridgestone (six plants), Goodyear (two plants), Continental (two plants), Pirelli (two plants), Yokohama (three plants), Hankook (four plants), and Kumho (three plants) are present in China through their manufacturing units.

How long do Chinese tires last?

In his opinion, a low-quality tire on the steering axle is enough for 120-150 thousand km, while a higher quality tire will last 220,000 km, and after adding „more lives” over 450,000 km.

What are the worst tire brands?

6 Worst Tire Brands to purchaseChaoyang.Goodride.Westlake.AKS Tires.Telluride.Compass Tires.