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Need tires for a 2011 Camry #4753390
05/10/18 06:40 PM
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Dohc98vteC Offline OP
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I am looking at Cooper CS5 or maybe Pirelli P4 4 seasons plus, am I missing anything else good in this price range?


2018 Elantra Sport - Pennzoil Platinum 5W-30
Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753396
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I run General RT43's on both my Camry's. Supposedly they have the edge in snow--not a snow tire, but slightly better in snow than CS5's. At least when new!

I don't think they always wear the most even, but I seem to get 35-40k, and they do ride pretty good. I stick with them rather than research time and again, just seem good enough. I also try to buy during sales time, that helps bring the price down.


2011 Toyota Camry, base, 2.5L/6MT, 170k, hers
2010 Toyota Tundra DC, 4.6L/6AT, 144k, ours
1999 Toyota Camry LE, 2.2L/4AT, 195k, his
Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753398
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The General RT-43 performed very well on my wife’s Volvo XC. An excellent tire value.


32 Packard 15W40
02 Volvo V70 T5 0W40 M1
02 Volvo V70 XC 0W40 Edge
05 MB S600 0W40 M1
16 Tundra 1794 5W30 Pennzoil Ultra
Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753404
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Have RT43s on a late model Civic and CS5s on an older Camry.

Both have proven excellent.


2001 Mitsubishi Galant 2.4 - 160k+
Grandma's creampuff...
Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753410
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Skip the CS5 if you want some decent winter traction. The Cooper CS3 will have much better traction. The Pirelli should be an all around better tire but the CS3 is no slouch.

https://tirereviewsandmore.com/top-10-passenger-car-all-season-tires-for-winter-driving/

Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753413
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I'm running CS5's on my summer wheels on my Malibu (2553520) and they are great on wet and dry roads. My o.e tires are (2156016) im running continental tru contacts. Thoes are amazing in the wet and snow. U can do 70+ in the rain/snow and you would think your on dry pavement.


2015 Malibu LT 2.5L PPPP 0w20 46.1K
2007 Escape XLT 3.0L 5Q STHM 5w30/1Q MC full syn 5W20 115K
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Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753420
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The Cooper CS5 Ultra Touring with a V speed rating would be the tire for your Camry. I had a set of RT43s on an ‘06 Tucson. They were one of the worst tires I’ve ever had. I had them for two months and got the dealer to exchange them for a set of CooperCS3. General joined Firestone on my never buy list.


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2017 Ford Escape SE 2.0T Now: Mobil 1 5W30 & NAPA Gold 1348
Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Astro14] #4753421
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Originally Posted By: Astro14
The General RT-43 performed very well on my wife’s Volvo XC. An excellent tire value.


+ 1. Running the same tire on my Moms Volvo V70. Excellent tire at a reasonable price.

Sam


2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid TGMO 0W20, 62k
1993 Volvo 245 M1 HM 10W30, 152k
1993 Volvo 244 M1 HM 10W30, 159k

Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753427
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FYI: CS5s are made in the US if that factors into your purchases.

I have 2 full sets on (2) cars and have no reason to look elsewhere. They are a great smooth tire.

Last edited by simple_gifts; 05/10/18 07:06 PM.

2004 Prius; 102K; ASL
2007 Yaris 78K 0w-40 Castrol
2006 B2300;132K;ALM


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Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753430
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Yokohama makes high quality, low cost tires.

Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753431
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If your daily commute is longer than 20 minutes, there are some good recommendations in the “Comfy tires” thread.

Last edited by nap; 05/10/18 07:09 PM.
Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753453
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2004 Corolla 126884
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In: EDGE EP 5W-30 Bosch 3311 122537 7-18-18
2006 Duramax 74478
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In: T6 5W-40 XG9100 73705 4-22-18
Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753461
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I've been very happy with the Michelin Premier A/S on my Camry


'06 Toyota Camry SE V6 3MZ-FE 100k
'01 Mercury Villager Estate VG33E 52k
'06 Ford Taurus SE Vulcan 60k
'13 Chrysler 300 3.6 Pentastar 230k
Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753510
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I have the pirelli p4 all season plus on the elantra. i think there may be a slight loss of mpg, but they wear like iron. I'm happy with them.


13 elantra 72k 5w30 QSUD
03 chevy avalanche 80k synpwr 5w30
17 mazda cx-5 7300 miles m1 0w30
Re: Need tires for a 2011 Camry [Re: Dohc98vteC] #4753525
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What size do you need? smile

Is winter/snow performance an important factor? Do you have separate winter tires?

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