Goodyear Assurance TripleTred Tire

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  • Great for 35K miles, but DON'T believe the 80K warranty

    Feb 21, 2014 by
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    Pros: Awesome in the rain & Good in the snow (at least while you have tread)
    Cons: Terrible tread life
    Average road noise

    Summary: These tires really are great in the rain (we live in the Seattle area) but only for the first thirty-five to fourty thousand miles. I only have 47K miles on these and they are about to need replacement!  According to Goodyear, these tires are ... read more

  • Not worth buying!

    Dec 13, 2012 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good wet/rain grip
    Cons: Bad tread wear
    Bad winter traction
    Noisy at pretty much all speed, especially freeway.

    Summary: I initially put these on my 2008 Ford Taurus X as a replacement to the stock tires.  I was getting terrible snow traction and control with the original tires.  I did my research and checking around and these seemed to be a great upgrade, ... read more

  • good value but very LOUD after 25K miles

    Oct 28, 2011 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Life, handling, tread,value
    Cons: Initial cost, LOUD

    Summary: The Goodyear Tripletreds were pricier than other comparable tires, but had an 80,000 mile treadware rating and I tend to go towards long term value. The previous tires I had were rated at 60,000, but only lasted 48,000 they said due to bad ... read more

  • Stess-Fatigue Cracks

    Oct 11, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Good in in all weather conditions (dry, wet and especially snow).
    Cons: Dangerously defective (cracks on inner sidewall). Please beware and pay close attention. 

    Summary: I am returning these tires to Discount Tires. After some two (plus) years, one tire developed a slow leak that progressively got worse over time. I sent my wife to the garage, anticipating a simple flat repair. The garage called and stated they could not ... read more


    Oct 7, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice tread design.  Good for the first two years and after that are nolonger safe.
    Cons: Sidewall thickness is too thin causing blowouts

    Summary: I purchased a set of these Goodyear Assurance Triple Tread tires because of the 80,000 mile warranty, and the claim they say they are quieter than others on the market for my 2003 Chevy Impala LS.  I am very disappointed with these tires.  ... read more

  • One amazing tire

    Feb 5, 2011 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: It does what it says regarding inclement weather driving.
    Cons: Was more than I was expecting to pay.  Dont' care now.

    Summary: Last year I bought a low-mileage 2000 Chrysler LHS to replace a high-mileage 1998 Dodge Intrepid I'd bought new.  Same car basically, which is why I bought the LHS.  The tires needed replacing, and my long-time Goodyear outlet recommended their ... read more

  • Waste of Time & Money

    Jun 27, 2010 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Good handling in rain and snow when tread was brand new
    Cons: Treads wore out in less than two years under normal driving conditions; COMPLETELY UNACCEPTABLE

    Summary: I checked the reviews before I bought Goodyear Assurance TripleTred tires because they came with a high pricetag. I wanted tires that were going to last 80,000 miles because I do a lot of Michigan freeway driving and wanted that extra security on the ... read more

  • Very bad experience with Goodyear TripleTred

    Jun 7, 2010 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Sidewalls are soft and prone to blow-outs.  Tread wears down 75% faster than it should.

    Summary: I don't know if I'm the only one, however, my luck with the Goodyear TripleTred has been very disappointing.  I'm a very careful driver, however, since I've had a set of four TripleTreds installed a little over two years ago, I've had to replace all ... read more

  • Very disappointed in performance

    Mar 1, 2009 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Price.
    Cons: Poor handling in the rain and fast, uneven tread-wear.

    Summary: I purchased Goodyear Assurance TripleTred tires for my Subaru Forester in January 2008 and have been very disappointed in their performance.  Based on consumer ratings I expected to experience good handling in rain, but these tires ... read more

  • Dont REVIEW until you have had them for 12 months or more!

    Jan 19, 2009 by
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    Pros: Attractive, Good on wet roads. Nothing else pos.
    Cons: SCAREY BAD IN SNOW. Un-stable!!

    Summary: Reading all 5 star reviews Ive come to realize most of these reviewers ar running home from their tire store and writing a pos. review. This results in an overall false rating of these tires. Wish I knew this before I used this forum as a source of info ... read more

  • Aquatred 3 Tires - They get very noisy over time

    Mar 12, 2008 by
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    Pros: Great wet weather performance, great tread wear, a reasonable price.
    Cons: Over time, they become much too noisy. You will learn to hate them.

    Summary: I purchased a set of four Aquatred 3 tires after some research. I was looking for a speed rated tire available in the right size for my '99 Ford Contour Sport. I have found in general that it is not easy to find a practical tire with good wet weather ... read more

  • Pleasantly Surprised

    Dec 29, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: Good price, true all-season capacity, easy national brand obtainable anywhere.
    Cons: I haven't encountered any yet.

    Summary: I used to work as an Assistant Manager at Discount Tire Co and so I know tires better than the average consumer. When it came time for me to get a new set of shoes for my wife's Mitsubishi Outlander, I decided to do my homework. We plan on keeping the ... read more

  • Do not buy these tires

    Dec 29, 2007 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: quiet ride and great traction
    Cons: vibrations and defective tires.

    Summary: I purchased these tires new 1 1/2 years ago. After 15,000 miles, I got a bad vibration. The mechanic stated one tire he could not make balanced, and Goodyear replaced it. Now, after a long trip and 35,000 miles on the van I have a severe ... read more

  • Just what I was looking for.

    Aug 1, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Pretty quiet and comfortable. Great dry and wet traction. Good looking.
    Cons: Nothing so far (20,000 mi.)

    Summary: I purchased a 1996 Buick Park Avenue from my father-in-law about 6 months ago and it needed new the search began. I was looking for a high quality tire that would have good traction. I decided on Goodyear because they are a block from my ... read more

  • Got "tired" of my old tires

    Jun 13, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent tires for the money; superb traction; very good comfort; great tread wear.
    Cons: None so far.

    Summary: Not too long ago I purchased new tires for my two Toyota Camrys. On the recommendation of my service repair dealer, I installed Avon tires on both these cars. It wasn't very long before these tires started to show serious wear. The Avons on my older ... read more

  • TripleTreds come with an unadvertised feature - You won't go to sleep!

    Jan 24, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good overall value, good handling, great wet traction.

    Summary: I have been riding on the wings of Goodyear now for 90,000 + miles and have mixed reviews. I work in the tire industry and went against my better judgement and tried out the TripleTreds. Here are the particulars: * The tire size is P215/60R16 ... read more

  • Great sets of tires, although with a few concerns

    Jan 21, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great traction on dry and damp pavement.
    Cons: Hard to "feel" the road, average traction in puddles/snow, helpless on ice.

    Summary: ***Recent Update on Bottom*** I've owned a set of these tires for over 9,000 miles and driven in different road conditions, now I feel qualified to write a review on these... I paid $671.47 for four and installed. I own a FWD 1998 Cadillac ... read more

  • Assurance is insurance for the daily commuter.

    Jan 19, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Long tread life awesome all season performance Awesome ability to handle all weather conditions
    Cons: not the best in any one category

    Summary: This review is about the tire and what it offers and delivers. Many people want to buy the supreme ALL PERFORMANCE tire yet these same people do not want the negatives associated with superior performance. Seriously, a drag racer who uses racing slick to ... read more

  • Rain, Ice and Snow. The Verdict Is In for Goodyear's TripleTreds.

    Jan 12, 2007 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Very good treadwear, perform every bit as good as advertised, and then some.
    Cons: They don't last forever. Seriously, I have nothing bad to say about these tires...

    Summary: Hello again fellow Epinionators, your loyal reporter Boogacow has been at it again, and has a fresh report for you about the GoodYear Assurance TripleTred snow, ice, and water tires. Snow Ice and Water, well what the heck is left? ... read more

  • Great upgrade for most, but not all

    Nov 10, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Handling, low noise, wet weather grip, warranty/tread life.
    Cons: Expensive initial cost, might not be well matched to those who prefer soft riding tires

    Summary: I've had two sets of these on a 2001 Honda Accord and another on a 2005 Mazda MPV. (Which leads me to some interesting on.) In both cases, the TripleTreds have been a significant upgrade over the OE tires. I can comment ... read more

  • I Need all the Assurance I can get; In comes Goodyear

    Sep 24, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Hydroplane resistant, responsive, quieter, premium tire
    Cons: kind of expensive, but safety's worth it!

    Summary: WINTER UPDATE So I've spent 8 months with these tires now, and I have to say that it's been the best automotive 8 months ever. The Stratus tracks perfectly and runs smoothly with plenty of traction at all times. The tires have kept their nice new black ... read more

  • Quiet Ride at a Great Price!

    Sep 9, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Highly rated, quiet, and comforting.
    Cons: These have a stiffer side-wall, so they handle more like a truck tire.

    Summary: UPDATE JULY 2010:  These tires are now at 45,000 miles, and have become much more noisy.  Still, they have good traction, so no complaints in that area.  The wear is rather quick; I estimate that I have about 5,000 miles more to go before ... read more

  • compromise for convenience

    Aug 10, 2006 by
    Rated a Helpful Review
    Pros: most epinion folk like these
    Cons: SurroundSounds like those of elementary school playground pnuematic balls...'po-ing'...'boinggg'...

    Summary: What more can be said for having a tire shop across the street from where I had stopped to change a flat? I knew I needed more 'in-the-wet' stability than could be had in the Coopers that shod my '01 Accord, so $-ing was the secondary issue. I ... read more

  • I Assure You, You'll Like these Tires

    May 24, 2006 by scmrak is a Lead on Epinions in Cars & Motorsports
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: great wet and dry handling, relatively quiet, long tread life
    Cons: slightly less great handling on snow and ice, or so I've heard

    Summary: If the truth be told, I was never overly fond of the OEM tires that came on our 2002 Honda CR-V. Those Bridgestone Dueler H/Ts may have been a little more to my liking had I still lived in Colorado's relatively dry climate, but in Texas where I could ... read more

  • Great tire for demanding Drivers.

    Feb 26, 2006 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great Traction wet or dry, great handling and they are wearing well.
    Cons: A bit noisy.

    Summary: I drive a 2003 Chevrolet Impala LS that has the 200 HP 3.8L V6 and ABS. The car has about 69,000 miles on it so far. The Chevy came equipped with a set of Goodyear Eagle GA Tires from the Dealer. I ran them to about 60,000 miles, did a little ... read more

  • Triple the traction with Goodyear's wet-weather sport tire.

    Nov 5, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Great handling 3.5 season sport tire, aggressive good looks, exceptional wet weather performance.
    Cons: None really, if you need true 'winter' tires look elsewhere.

    Summary: ----- Good-year for new tires --- Since I rarely keep the same vehicle more than 2 years, I've had quite a long-term relationship with my local Discount Tire location. As fate (and Goodyear) would have it, almost every used car I purchase ... read more

  • Great for rain

    Oct 24, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Nice ride, great wet braking.
    Cons: price which isn't too bad and definitely worth it.

    Summary: I bought these for my 89 Nissan 240SX which is rear wheel drive. Upgraded from Goodrich Touring T/A's. Size 205/60-15. Before I switched, I was slidin in the rain without pushing the car hard. Easing on the acceleration at many stoplights, the rear ... read more

  • Driving on The Wings of Goodyear; The Start of A Beautiful Relationship

    Oct 2, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Outstanding performance under all road conditions.
    Cons: N/a

    Summary: I can’t believe that we have reached fifty thousand miles on our 2003 Chevrolet Impala, but there it is, and so we have. Also the front right passenger side tire had also developed an annoying slow leak that refused to be repaired, despite a few ... read more

  • Very impressed and happy with TripleTred

    May 22, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Remarkable tire for poor weather driving conditions and when it's not.
    Cons: Goodyear needs to offer more sizes. This could be the perfect tire for SUVs.

    Summary: We've had the tires on our 2001 Subaru Outback LLBean Wagon (all wheel drive) for about a month now. We've experienced warm weather in the 70's, heavy rain, and the snow and ice that hit the middle part of the country before Christmas. The ... read more

  • Would not recommend Goodyear Assurance TripleTred tires!

    May 11, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Good stability, great look!
    Cons: Cost is a little higher than some. Rougher, louder ride.

    Summary: I purchased these tires about 1.5 week ago so my first impression is what will be offered here. I will update as time passes. What I can say with certainty is that so far I am happy with my purchase. I have done quite a bit of driving since ... read more

  • I agree these tires are AWESOME!

    Apr 4, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent snow and rain traction, quiet and smooth.
    Cons: Price and no history on tire life and all the stuff they kick up.

    Summary: I replaced a set of Goodyear GA's with these on my 1998 Intrepid. I thought the GA's were good in the foul weather and I was running them at 45 psi for help in the wet, it really does help, but the ride is stiff. My wife didn't trust the GA's in the ... read more

  • Excellent, American Tires

    Mar 19, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: American made. Quiet. Smooth. Good grip. Rim protection.
    Cons: Not cheap--but good stuff rarely is.

    Summary: The Michellin Rainforce tires that I had on my Volvo were about dead, so I replaced them with the new Goodyear Assurance TripleTred tire, because they were highly rated by the members of, and also highly recommended by my favorite tire ... read more

  • Glad I got 'em when I did!

    Feb 5, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Traction and handling under all conditions and the quiet comfortable ride.
    Cons: The price, but I'm glad I paid it.

    Summary: What an impressive tire. The ride, handling and comfort are all they are built up to be. I had 70,000 miles on my original tires and would have stretched them to the full 80,000 they were rated for if summer had been in front of me instead of winter. ... read more

  • Impressive Traction, Noisy Ride, High Price

    Jan 22, 2005 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: -Amazing Traction -Quiet over smooth surfaces -Amazing Handling
    Cons: -Noisy at high speeds -Rough over bumps -Cost

    Summary: I purchase a set of Goodyear TripleTreds to replace my 2004 Chevy Venture's OEM Firestone FR680s, the traction of which I was not happy with. I have to say that I was extremely impressed with the traction of the TripleTreds. Their grip on dry ... read more

  • Are they looking at my tires or my car?

    Aug 12, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Amazing Wet/Dry Performance, Great Warranty, Awesome Looks, Newfound Confidence While Driving
    Cons: Not designed for vehicles with hubcaps, a bit expensive

    Summary: After seeing numerous ads on television, I decided to look into Goodyear’s Assurance line of tires. Meant to phase out the aging Eagle series, Goodyear’s Assurance line of tires come in two varieties: Assurance featuring TripleTred Technology ... read more

  • Goodyear's "next generation" AquaTred

    Jul 17, 2004 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Excellent wet pavement handling, also excellent on dry pavement, and quiet too! 80,000 mile warranty.
    Cons: Price, as you'd expect, top of the line tires, come with a price to match.

    Summary: Well, it was that time again. I needed to get new tires for my Honda Accord. My last tires were Goodyear AquaTreds, I was thrilled with them (see my review of the AquaTred here on Epinions) and I had every intention on getting another set. To my ... read more

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  • dry rot

    Dec 27, 2012 by
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    Pros: none
    Cons: dry rot
    only lasted 28,000 miles on a v70 volvo wagon

    Summary: I was very disappointed that these tires lasted less than 30,000 miles and had significant dry rot. They were purchased in 2008 with brand new rims and had approximately  20,000 city miles and 10,000 highway miles with 2 ... read more

  • Goodyear Assurance triple tread needs recall

    Dec 24, 2012 by
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    Pros: good till it lasts and looks good for visual. 
    Cons: has major sidewall design issue , damaged tires on sidewall can cause possible accident.

    Summary: i purchased the GA TT, i am a careful driver, and take unusual care of tires,,, like making sure the tires are with correct tore PSI., every few days... i used the tt for around only 4K total miles in the last 3 years & 4 months,,,, i felt good, but ... read more

  • Ready to buy another set

    Nov 13, 2011 by
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    Pros: Great treadwear, smooth ride and secure handling.
    Cons: Pricey, but 1000 miles per dollar is worth it.

    Summary: I bought a set of Triple Treds to replace the OE set on my 2005 Toyota Camry LE in 2006.  What a great decision! 120,000 miles and just getting down to the wear bars.  Only now as the treads wear down is there any diminishing traction and ... read more

  • TripleTred - rides like a tank

    Oct 17, 2011 by
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    Pros: Didn't have them long enough to find any
    Cons: Harsh, harsh ride.

    Summary: Terrible ride.  Thank goodness the store has a satisfaction guarantee.  I had them stripped off after two days.  They should come with a complementary kidney belt.  Every expansion joint is like driving over a 2.4.  Get something ... read more

  • Goodyear Assurance Triple Tred Tire

    Aug 11, 2011 by
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    Pros: The tire keeps the rim off the ground.Go Michelin.
    Cons: Not what the literature claims. Sound like a knobby truck tread. 

    Summary: I purchased a set of these tires for a 2006 Avalon 11/1/2010 and have 13,000  miles on them, the more wear on them the more noise they produce this is what the dealer told me. I contacted Goodyear customer (NO) service, they advised me to have a ... read more

  • Safety Concern

    Jul 23, 2011 by
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    Pros: Ran smooth. 
    Cons: Safety.  63% failure rate.   

    Summary: I purchased two sets of four ( 8 ) and to date, four have failed due to blowouts and a fifth due to a baseball size bubble on the side of the tire. I’ve been very lucky that all have occurred at night in my garage. The only issue was getting the ... read more

  • 80,000 miles, whatever!

    May 29, 2011 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Tread wear is horrible. Will not last anywhere near 80,000 miles.

    Summary: Expensive tire that needed replaced after 30,000 miles. Rotated at very oil change(every 6,000 miles), Rebalanced twice. Alignment checked twice to rule out the poor tread wear. Very disappointed with what I thought was a premium ... read more

  • Great three season tire

    Dec 14, 2010 by
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    Pros: These tires did do well in wet conditions, just not snow.
    Cons: Terrible snow tire.

    Summary: I reside in northern Minnesota, so when I look for a tire I look for the best traction I can find. I read all the reviews and thought for sure the Assurance Triple-Tread was the tire for me. I purchased them in august and they did great in wet ... read more


    Sep 28, 2010 by
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    Pros: Goodyear Dealer was very understanding and gave me a full refund
    Cons: Worst Tires ever.

    Summary: Just purchased 4 new Goodyear Assurance tires for a 2008 Honda Odyssey to replace the factory Michelin's at 42,000 K.  I was lured to the Goodyear Assurance for the 80 K Warranty.   All of the tires had to be replaced with only 100 miles ... read more

  • Goodyear Tipletred Assurance P205/60R16

    May 9, 2010 by
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    Pros: Good traction wet, dry and snow
    Cons: To high of a cost to own with a 10% premium.

    Summary: The tires repalced OEM Michelin Energy MXV4 91H tires. These are the same radius, speed rating but the tread rating went from 440 to 740 with Assurance. The impact was better dry, wet and snow handling. There were no squeals with the tire from a stop. ... read more

  • New Assurance Triple Tred Tires large amount of noise abd vibration

    Feb 20, 2010 by
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    Pros: Very good on snow at very low speed.
    Cons: Tires very noisy, alot of vibration over 30 MPH; do not buy for highway driving.

    Summary: Replaced tires on 1998 Subaru Outback with 4 new Goodyear Assurance Triple Tred tires.  Immediately experienced constant "wop, wop, wop..." noise from one tire.  Purchased tire on-line from Discount Tire Direct who advised that this was fairly ... read more

  • 1/2 Life only, no 80,000 miles!

    Feb 15, 2010 by
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    Pros: Nothing I could tell, different from other tires.
    Cons: Wore out at 46,000 highway miles.

    Summary: These tires are almost to the 2/32" by 46,000 Highway miles. Back and forth to work by highway, no off-road. Lots of road noise. I'm Really disappointed in the tire....and if you want to get your pro-rated refund back on the mileage you did not receive ... read more

  • Do not buy these tires!

    Feb 13, 2010 by
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    Pros: Quiet ride and good handling. Nice looking profile tire. But you don't want these.
    Cons: Have issues with the belts coming apart, twice this has happened with these tires.

    Summary: Do not buy these tires, they will cause problems. I bought these tires from a local Goodyear dealer and have had two tires come apart from belt ... read more

  • Sidewall Blowouts

    Jan 11, 2010 by
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    Pros: When they are not flat they ride quite well.
    Cons: I would not recommend this tire.

    Summary: I've had the Goodyear Assurance tires for 18 months and I've just had my second sidewall blowout. I didn't hit anything, they both seemed to occur spontaneously.The Sears road hazard warranty does not cover the sidewall. Are other owners experiencing the ... read more

  • Not happy with harshness or road noise

    Jan 8, 2010 by
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    Pros: Good traction even on snow
    Cons: Noisy, noisy, noisy
    Ride significantly harsher than Michelins
    Don't ride as smooth/ Don't feel as perfectly round

    Summary: Needed replacement tires on my 2006 Honda Odyssey minivan after 41K that had Michelin Energy MXV4 Plus's.  Loved those tires for quietness and "roundness" that made them ride so smooth.  Researched these tires and really never found a con that ... read more

  • not for honda Odyssey

    Jan 8, 2010 by
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    Pros: great in rain and dry weather, quiet.  Long lasting.
    Cons: vibrate on Odysseys.

    Summary: While these tires are fantastic in rain and dry weather, fair in snow and ice, they are not for Honda Odysseys.  They develope a vibration, intermittant, between 50 and 70 mph.  Choose a different tire for your ... read more


    Dec 21, 2009 by
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    Pros: Can't think of any?
    Cons: Overpriced Garbage,  They last about 20K,

    Summary: Goodyear - Assurance TripleTred Tires — We were planning a long trip and needed a good tire for all types of roads conditions.  At first these tires did what they claim and I would have rated them much higher until we hit one year later.  ... read more

  • Poor gas mileage

    Oct 30, 2009 by
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    Pros: Great traction
    Cons: Less gas mileage & road noise.

    Summary: I brought a set of these 2 mos. ago the traction is great. But my gas mileage has dropped from 25 mpg to 18 mpg. Driving the same roads & ... read more

  • Not worth the money

    Sep 18, 2009 by
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    Pros: Good traction
    Cons: Poor wearing
    Directional tread not conducive to regular rotations

    Summary: This tire did not live up to the 80,000 mile warranty on my Toyota Camry.  My mechanic recommended replacement after only ~55,000 miles, andthey would not have passed state inspection requirements.  These tire wore horribly, requiring me to ... read more

  • Assurance to wear down the tread quickly

    Aug 28, 2009 by
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    Pros: Good initial performance
    Cons: Goes through tread way too quickly

    Summary: Put on a 2001 Chevy Venture, extended cab.  I replaced the original OEM's with these Goodyear TripleTreads.  They handled great, gripped the road and I was very happy with them.  Less that 15,000 miles later, I had to get them replaced ... read more

  • Think Twice

    Aug 6, 2009 by
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    Pros: Road noise and handling are great. Price was $491.00 out the door.
    Cons: Goodyear saying I should get 80,000 miles wear. I now know that won't happen!

    Summary: Goodyear Assurance Triple Tread wear is questionable. I have 35,000 miles on mine and only 6/32nds left on the tread. Road noise and handling are great but if they don't last long they aren't worth the ... read more

  • Truly An Amazing Tire

    Jul 7, 2009 by
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    Pros: Great Looks, Perform Well in Almost Any Situation
    Cons: Price, but definately well worth it

    Summary: I recently bought a used 2000 Toyota Camry and one of the things that sold me was the tires.  They make the car look so much better than the average Camry somehow.  They handle exceptionally well on wet and dry pavement and can even handle the ... read more

  • Triple Tred Assurance and Fortera

    Jun 16, 2009 by
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    Pros: Quiet and smooth!
    Cons: Look kind of avant garde!

    Summary: Bought triple tred Forteras for our Expedition about three years ago, so now have bought Triple Tred Assurances for one of our Mercedes (an E320) Absolutely love them both. Will put them on the E420 when the Goodyear Touring tires need to be replaced. ... read more

  • Tread life much less than rated

    Jun 6, 2009 by
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    Pros: Handles well
    Cons: Tread life is short

    Summary: Consumer reports rated this tire highly. They performed well. They just didn't last long. We rotated them regularly but the tread on all four tires wore out after about 40,000 miles. We ran them on our 2004 Toyota Sienna ... read more

  • Goodyear Triple Treads NOT that Good

    Feb 25, 2009 by
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    Pros: Good handling in Rain, comfortable ride, responsive on dry
    Cons: Poor handling response in light, heavy snow. Did I mention they're NOT good in snow?

    Summary: I live in Alberta, Canada, so I know snow & winter driving.  I've had snow tires & I know All Seasons cannot equal Winters, but I was truly disappointed with the Triple Tread.  Deep snow, light snow, they performed no better than the ... read more

  • Outstanding Winter Performance

    Feb 4, 2009 by
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    Pros: Super traction in bad weather.
    Cons: Price.  Not cheap but cheaper than a tow.

    Summary: If you live in any area that sees snow and you don't want to be putting on snow tires every fall, this is the tire for you.  I live in western Washington State and put four of these on my Subaru Legacy.  December broke records for ... read more

  • Simply The Best !

    Jan 7, 2009 by
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    Pros: The tire is good in the rain and very good in snow.
    Cons: I do hear a little more road noise....but that's a small price to pay.

    Summary: I live in CT and drive an 03 Hyundai Elantra. I was looking for a tire that could handle the snow and get me up and down my long sloped driveway without having to sand. This tire has done it! I can now come home from work with snow on the driveway ... read more

  • Good On Dry & Wet Roads, "Lousy"on ICE

    Dec 16, 2008 by
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    Pros: Very good dry and wet handling !!
    Cons: These tyres are terrible on ice !!!

    Summary: I have four of these tyres on my Honda Accord and the car handles very well on wet and dry roads, but I live in Montreal Canada and driving on ice is a totally different story.  Moving off on ice is difficult as the grip is poor so the tyre ... read more

  • Very Disappointed

    Nov 27, 2008 by
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    Pros: Hopefully great winter traction
    Cons: Harsh ride, louder than the cheapies I had on before

    Summary: I have never written a consumer review, but I hope to spare someone a lot of grief.  After I had the Tripletred's mounted, I had not driven my Avalon across the parking lot before I knew I had spent a lot of money for tires that now make my ... read more

  • Good tire but won't last nearly 80,000 miles

    Oct 27, 2008 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Wet and dry traction, look sporty, not too noisy

    80,000 mile tread life claim is bogus

    Summary: I just had my 2nd set of Tripletreds put on my Accord today from JustTires. Overall, I was happy with the first set. The tires performed very well. Good traction, handling, not too noisy. I also like the looks of the tires.Don't expect them to ... read more

  • Vibration Problem very pesky vibration at 65 MPH and up.

    Aug 21, 2008 by
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    Pros: Nice handling tire on the expressway and on tight turns very responsive.
    Cons: Vibration and a bit noisy I was warned about the noise when I purchased.

    Summary: My Goodyear Assurance P225 60 R16 on my Cadillac De Ville have a vibration that can not be balanced out. I have had my tires re balanced 4 times and the nagging vibration is still there. I am a former auto mechanic that specialized in suspension and ... read more

  • TripleTred causes vibration on my 2000 Honda Odyssey

    Jul 1, 2008 by
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    Pros: Good all weather tires
    Cons: Vibration problem

    Summary: I purchased (4)TripleTreds tires for my 2000 Honda Odyssey in April 2008 after reading all the great reviews here on epinions. When driving home, I noticed the steering wheel had some vibration at hwy speeds (60-70 mph). I didn't return to Goodyear ... read more

  • Excellent Wet/Dry.....but....Snow/Ice Under-acheiver....

    Dec 21, 2007 by
    Not rated yet
    Cons: SNOW / ICE - Close to SUCKING HARD!

    Summary: I put these on my wife's FWD Vibe after having a good experience with the Fortera Tripletred's on my AWD SUV. However, they are not living up to my expectations in snow at all. I assumed they would be great as I have no problems with the set on my ... read more

  • Security

    Dec 18, 2007 by
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    Pros: Excellent feel of the road.
    Cons: The price is high but these tires are worth every penny!

    Summary: I love the feel of the road under me knowing that I'm not going to slide across the road on slick roads. That's what these tires do. I live in the Seattle area so we get a lot of rain and I never feel as if I'm driving over the road, I feel as if I'm ... read more

  • Goodyear won't honor warranty

    Nov 23, 2007 by
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    Pros: I don't have them anymore
    Cons: Terrible wear. Goodyear will try to cheat you on the warranty.

    Summary: Had these tires for only 30.000 mi before they needed to be replaced. Goodyear offered a new set for 1/2 price instead of 1/3 price, citing uneven wear on the edges. Except the grooves on the edges are not as deep as those in the center when new. Did ... read more

  • Wonderful Tires!!!

    Nov 6, 2007 by
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    Pros: Great handling, smooth ride, long tread wear.
    Cons: A bit pricey but worth it.

    Summary: About 3 years ago I purchased these tires for my 2000 Impala based on reviews and a recommendation from a dealer. I was so impressed with the ride and handling that I just purchased 4 for my 2006 Honda Civic and can say that they perform as well on this ... read more

  • Grossly over rated tire

    Nov 5, 2007 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Noisy and rough ride

    Summary: Had these tires installed on my 2004 Honda Accord EX. The ride imemditaly deteriorated. Here are the issues: 1. Despite Goodyear claim these tires are not quite, they are noisier than my OEM Michelin Energy MVV4. 2. Tires induced vibration on roads ... read more

  • Balancing Problems

    Sep 6, 2007 by
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    Pros: look good
    Cons: couldn't get them the balance.

    Summary: I bought a set of 4 for my 2005 Toyota Solara, replacing OEM Bridgestone Potenzas which only lasted 27K miles. The dealer couldn't get the Goodyears to balance (two attempts), even with dynamic load balancing and rotating front to back. At 55 - 70 MPH ... read more

  • Don't buy Goodyear based on the 80K warranty

    May 22, 2007 by
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    Pros: Nice riding tire and "program"
    Cons: Lousy tread-wear and replacement required after only 30% of rated life

    Summary: I've been a longtime Goodyear customer and went with the Goodyear Assurance tires paying nearly $500 installed. I was impressed with the information and program around the tires. However after only 32,000 miles the tires needed replacement. Of course ... read more

  • Triple Treads Ride Smooth and Quiet

    May 14, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Handling, traction, quiet and smooth ride.
    Cons: None

    Summary: I replaced Firestone Affinity LH30's on my 2002 Intrepid ES. The Goodyear's are much quieter than the Firestone's, even at high speeds. In addition, the steering is quick and precise. Discount Tire in Littleton had a great deal, and I will consider these ... read more

  • Needed new tires

    Apr 18, 2007 by
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    Pros: These tires give a softer ride than the Michlins on my Chrysler 300 M 2001
    Cons: The jury is still out since I have only had them for 2 days.

    Summary: I just purchased thr Goodyear Assurance tires to replace my 40,000 dry rotted Michelins. So far the ride is smoother and quieter. The price was a little more than I wanted to pay but hopefully,I won't need to replace them until I hit ... read more

  • These are the best Goodyear have made yet!!!!!!!!

    Feb 7, 2007 by
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    Pros: Smooth ride,good grip in the rain and snow,aggressive look,and they're from Goodyear
    Cons: None

    Summary: My brother works for Goodyear in Florida I asked him about these tires and of course he said you gotta get them and he was right.These tires grip in the rain ,they have an 80,000 mile warranty ,they ride soft when other tires with that big of a warranty ... read more

  • Excellent on wet roads, sub-par on snow and Ice.

    Jan 21, 2007 by
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    Pros: Buy this tire if you don't have to worry about winter driving conditions.
    Cons: Poor snow and Ice handling. Save money, get better traction, by purchasing quality all-season radials.

    Summary: I live in Nebraska and drive 148 miles round-trip to work and back every day (1997 Mercury Cougar). I'm very impressed with the wet road traction of these tires. You can fly down the interstate easily at the 75 mph speed limit. The tires are quiet ... read more

  • Great Tires BUT Wear too Quickly

    Dec 31, 2006 by
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    Pros: Excellent tires while they last.
    Cons: Awful tread wear. Paid about $500 for these tires and they only lasted 20,000 miles.

    Summary: I put these on a 2004 Toyota Sienna LE (FWD). The tires are great in cornering, braking, ride, wet and moderately snowy conditions. I rotated them every five or six thousand miles and after about 15 thousand miles I noticed that the front tires were ... read more

  • Test

    Dec 20, 2006 by
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    Pros: Test
    Cons: Test

    Summary: Test Body Test Body Test Body Alt Test Body Test Body Test Body AltTest Body Test Body Test Body ... read more

  • Tires design caused hubcaps to rotate speed and cause valve stems to break result=flat tires

    Nov 28, 2006 by
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    Pros: Tires have great comfort at high and low speeds. Great in the rain also.
    Cons: Use with alloy wheels only. Hubcaps wouldn't work with these tires Use metal valvestems!

    Summary: Tires are great, but the way these triple treads are manufactured/designed, causes my Mazda MPV hubcaps to spin and break off the valve stems. It's weird that this happens on the front wheels only. I guess from the wheels turning from left to right ... read more

  • Goodyear Assurance TripleTred Tire - I Was Not Happy With the Cars Handling

    Nov 16, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Good handling on wet pavement.
    Cons: Overall, the car handled poorly and I didn't feel safe driving it.

    Summary: These tires didn't perform well on my 2003 Honda Accord LX. As soon as I drove away from the tire center, the car pulled to the right. I returned and had the car aligned. It still pulled. I went back two more times; they checked the alignment again and ... read more

  • 1999 Acura 3.2TL

    Nov 15, 2006 by
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    Pros: Great traction, wet or dry Great handling and response Great ride Cheaper than the Hydroedge
    Cons: Can't think of any...

    Summary: Bought these for my wife's car to replace the OEM Michelins (MXV4)at 54,000 miles. Always felt that they were pretty noisy and didn't have very good wet traction. I've always had good luck and preferred Michelin (was considering the Hydroedge) but ... read more

  • Not for Mini Vans

    Nov 12, 2006 by
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    Pros: tires handle great around corners and the wet traction is good
    Cons: Stiff and noisy when you hit the bumps on the road

    Summary: Goodyear Assurance TripleTred Tire(not the comfort tred version) on a Ford Windstar. Now I know why I got a great price from Goodyear. The tires rattle the mini van when you hit bumps in the road. I think that is what caused my windshield to crack. Get ... read more

  • Hard ride

    Aug 18, 2006 by
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    Pros: None
    Cons: Hard ride

    Summary: I took them off my car after 800 miles. The only time my car rode good was on new pavement. Goodyear swapped the Triple tread for the comfort tread and I am very happy. ... read more

  • Substandard product

    Jul 11, 2006 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Good manufacturer ratings for rain, snow and dry road driving
    Cons: Tread disappears well before the "promised" 140,000km

    Summary: Goodyear's Assurance TripleTred Tire is among Goodyear's top rated products. They contain many features such as excellent drivability rating in the snow, rain and on dry road. They also hold a 140,000km use warranty. I've had my tires for just under ... read more

  • Honda Element on second set

    Jul 6, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Excellent handling, excellent traction. Especially with all wheel drive vehicle.
    Cons: Tires wear a bit more quickly that the guaranteed rate. Still worth it though.

    Summary: Excellent handling in all weather conditions. I drive my 2003 Honda Element quite a bit, (almost 90k to date) and have just replaced my first set of Assurance Triple Treads with a new set. I'd recommend Honda make them the stock tire. Handling is ... read more

  • awesome tires!!!

    May 29, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: The best tires I have ever had, great handling and quiet plus they look great.none
    Cons: none

    Summary: I read a lot of reviews on different tires and these tires had the best reviews. The major complaint was the price but I looked around and found 4 tires for $355 after a rebate. I've had these tires for 7 weeks now and am totally thrilled with them. ... read more

  • Wow, what an excellent tire

    Apr 3, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: An excellent balance between ride comfort/feel and performance. The best tire I've ever owned.
    Cons: None

    Summary: I own a 98 Honda Accord EX V6 Sedan. My last set of tires were BF Goodrich traction t/a. I normally pay close attention to what Consumer Reports rates as best, but in the case of the bf goodrich they were wrong. I think I may have had defective tires. ... read more

  • Great Grip On Packed Snow, Good Highway Ride

    Feb 28, 2006 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Good handling on snow and dry asphalt. They look good too.
    Cons: Expensive, and with all-seasons you always sacrifice some winter performance.

    Summary: I wanted an all-season tire that could last and still get me up to the mountains of Colorado on the weekends in my front wheel drive sedan. I have had the Blizzak tire and high-end summer tires before, but was tired of the expense of two sets of tires ... read more

  • Excellent all season / performance tire

    Sep 28, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Performance, mileage, excellent traction
    Cons: Can be pricey at some shops. It pays to shop around.

    Summary: In short: Excellent all season tire with high mileage that gives up little in the performance arena. My car: 2003 Subaru Forestor XS Current Mileage on these tires: approx 10,000 miles My experinence so far with these tires: I have had these ... read more

  • Good handling but harsh ride

    Aug 3, 2005 by
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    Pros: Good handling
    Cons: Noisier than expected and don't absorb bumps well

    Summary: The tires have helped the lousy handling of our civic. A big improvement over the Dunlop tires the are OE on this vehicle. We are in a drought so have not had much chance to drive in wet weather. The one rain we did have was handled well. Fairly ... read more

  • Mixed feelings on Goodyear Assurance Triple Treads

    Jul 19, 2005 by
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    Pros: Good wet weather traction. Stylish appearance.
    Cons: HARD RIDE! Pricey (over $100.00 per tire for H rated Sentra tires)

    Summary: Bought these tires last summer (2004) and have experienced excellent traction, even in downpours. Tires were a bit pricey. Don't believe in the "extended life" of 60K or 80K tires. How many people really make it that distance without destroying the tires ... read more

  • Wonderful tires

    Jun 20, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Quiet, handling in rain and snow, looks
    Cons: PRICE

    Summary: I have a 94 Saturn with over 100K miles. You may wonder why I put tires on this car that cost almost as much as the car is worth. Since the car is mostly composite it is very light and tends to hydroplane. The factory Firestone’s were terrible. Even a ... read more

  • Great tire

    Jun 1, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Excellent traction on both dry and wet pavement. Quieter than my old tires.
    Cons: Expensive. Don't work on wheels with hubcaps.

    Summary: This is a fantastic tire. I bought four of them for my Nissan Sentra about 6 weeks and 4,000 miles ago, and couldn't be happier with them. Performance on both wet and dry pavement is excellent; I haven't had a chance to try it in the snow yet, but ... read more


    Mar 29, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Traction & handling very good.
    Cons: Loss of 2 miles per gallon.

    Summary: Replaced Michelins with the Triple Tread on my 02 Honda Odyssey. They were quieter, but still noisy at higher speeds. Handling is very good. I now have about 20,000 miles on the tires. My biggest disappointment is I lost 2 miles per gallon of gas. ... read more

  • Hats off to Goodyear TripleTred engineers!

    Mar 2, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: EXCELLENT! Quiet, smooth and provides an effortless ride.
    Cons: NONE!

    Summary: I recently needed to purchase new tires for my 95' Honda Accord. I was riding on Yokohama's Touring tires. I intended to buy Yokohama's again. The dealer did not have the tires I needed in stock and recommended the Goodyear TripleTreds. I was ... read more

  • ready to roll

    Feb 17, 2005 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: excellent traction and handling
    Cons: nothing yet

    Summary: i have a 2001 lincoln continental and needed to replace the michilen tires that came with it. i looked at the goodyear assurance tires and michilen hydroedge. decided to go with the goodyear tires. it came with a better price and all the reviews bragged ... read more

  • AWESOME Tires!!!!

    Dec 8, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Traction & warranty make for confident driving
    Cons: None I can think of!

    Summary: I just put a new set of these tires on my 2003 Honda Odyssey...and I am really impressed. I was looking for tires that would make me worry less about my wife and two kids driving in bad weather...and these were the answer. They really grip the road in ... read more

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