What kind of tires is recommended for my car? I've been using all season tires size 205/60/R15 (Hankook Optima H418). (BTW, Im asking for recommended brand(s) and size as well.

Asked by Nov 14, 2014 at 07:15 PM about the 2003 Volkswagen Passat GLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Live in the Northeast - do get some snow etc.  Don't drive much but when I do it is usually
in short distances e.g. errands.  My current tires' tread wore out fairly quickly -- under
30,000 miles driven since tires purchased in Dec. 2007.

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Good Year Comfort Touring.

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Use the size recommended for your vehicle. Brands I like to use are Continential, Firestone and Yokohoma. Goodyear and Michelin are also good tires. Go to www.tirerack.com and compare brands, plenty of reviews.

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Most people who drive vw's and audis ussaly prefer the regualr brands such as michealin and toyo tires. Audi will stock contanentals

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Pay attention to the tread wear ratings as you look at your tire choices. Also, the 2003 Passat standard tire size should be 195/65-15.

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What kind of tirres to use for passat 2004, power 74

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i normaly use micheln tires on my cars the high end brands of it that is. if you want something with more performance i would go wit ha set of toyo's tho

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