205/55R17 Summer Tires

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      # 478989
      CONTIPREMIUMCONTACT 2 SSR Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Run Flat. This tire has a totally new type of 3D groove. Its innovative tread technology optimizes braking performance on both wet and dry surfaces....
      Outstanding braking performance in both wet and dry conditions.Excellent resistance to aquaplaning.
      $195.60 each
      In Stock (10) - Ships within 24 hrs
      Size: 205/55R17Load: 91=1356 Lbs Per TireSpeed: V=149 mph
      $782.40 / set of 4
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      # 468153
      PILOT SPORT PS2 Tires by Michelin®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. Looking for big, grippy tires that will help the car hook up and transfer all of that power to the pavement? There’s no better choice than the...
      Engineered to facilitate precise cornering and consistent straight-line performanceDual tread design and dual rubber compounding for excellent wet and dry performance
      $215.70 each
      In Stock (11) - Ships within 24 hrs
      Size: 205/55R17Load: 95=1521 Lbs Per TireSpeed: Y=186 mph
      $862.80 / set of 4
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      # 466998
      CINTURATO P7 Tires by Pirelli®. Season: Summer. Type: Fuel Efficient. The Pirelli CINTURATO P7 is the right choice for drivers looking for a high performance and eco-compatible tire for medium and high-powered cars. Pirelli’s first...
      Optimized Tread DesignCompact Central Blocks
      $164.73 each
      In Stock (107) - Ships within 24 hrs
      Size: 205/55R17Load: 91=1356 Lbs Per TireSpeed: V=149 mph
      $658.92 / set of 4
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      # 351653
      CINTURATO P7 RUN FLAT Tires by Pirelli®. Season: Summer. Type: Fuel Efficient. The Pirelli CINTURATO P7 is the right choice for drivers looking for a high performance and eco-compatible tire for medium and high-powered cars. Pirelli’s...
      Optimized Tread DesignCompact Central Blocks
      $186.15 each
      In Stock (39) - Ships within 24 hrs
      Size: 205/55R17Load: 91=1356 Lbs Per TireSpeed: V=149 mph
      $744.60 / set of 4
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      # 478978
      CONTIPREMIUMCONTACT 2 Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. The ContiPremiumContact 2 is an excellent premium touring tire designed using innovative tread technology that provides superior braking performance in both...
      3D groves for outstanding traction.Improved braking performance and acceleration.
      $183.65 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 205/55R17Load: 91=1356 Lbs Per TireSpeed: V=149 mph
      $734.60 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 479062
      CONTISPORTCONTACT 3 Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. The ContiSportContact 3 is a high-performance summer tire with supreme steering precision, outstanding traction and braking capabilities. The tire features a...
      Accurate braking even in wet conditions.Enhanced handling stability at high speeds.
      $189.88 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 205/55R17Load: 91=1356 Lbs Per TireSpeed: Y=186 mph
      $759.52 / set of 4
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      # 487255
      EAGLE F1 ASYMMETRIC Tires by Goodyear®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. If you drive a high-end vehicle, you'll appreciate this performance car tire from Goodyear. The Eagle F1 Asymmetric is designed to give you outstanding control...
      Increased high-speed cornering and gripImproved straight-line handling
      $248.99 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 205/55R17Load: 91=1356 Lbs Per TireSpeed: Y=186 mph
      $995.96 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 35252184
      VENTUS S1 EVO2 K117 Tires by Hankook®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. This top-of-the-line tire is a premium performance tire for SUVs that shortens braking distances in dry and wet conditions, enhances fuel efficiency based on...
      Guarantees excellent wet performance.Triple driveline ensures lasting service.
      $181.60 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 205/55R17Load: 91=1356 Lbs Per TireSpeed: W=168 mph
      $726.40 / set of 4
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      # 65590669
      PRIMACY 3 ZP Tires by Michelin®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Run Flat. Enjoy precise handling, no matter whether it’s raining or a sunny day, with the Michelin Primacy 3 tire! It combines a new patented rubber tread compound...
      Unique tread design and new rubber compound for superior wet performanceMichelin Comfort Control technology for reduced vibrations and road noise
      $248.28 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 205/55R17Load: 91=1356 Lbs Per TireSpeed: W=168 mph
      $993.12 / set of 4
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      # 35298479
      ADVAN SPORT V105 Tires by Yokohama®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. Yokohama tires are designed to perform better, keep you safer, and take you further. The ADVAN Sport V105 delivers an exceptional driving experience. Wider tread...
      Sport compound 5SOrange oil compound
      $205.69 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 205/55R17Load: 91=1356 Lbs Per TireSpeed: Y=186 mph
      $822.76 / set of 4


    Dedicated winter/snow tires are the most effective for driving in heavy snow, ice and extreme cold, but once the mercury rises and the last of the ice and snow has disappeared you could be better off switching to a summer tire rather than an all season tire. All season tires are a compromise, and the same trade-offs that make them less than ideal for winter weather also work against them when the weather heats up. If you run winter/snow tires and switch to different tires at the end of the season, or live in an area where it never snows, a set of summer tires may be right for your vehicle.

    All season tires are the most popular tires for a reason – they provide satisfactory year round performance under the conditions most drivers experience, enabling vehicle owners to only need one set of tires. Their tread depth and pattern can handle light snow, and the rubber compound stays flexible at lower temperatures for better grip. But when the snow gets deep and the mercury really drops, that tread is inadequate and the rubber is too stiff to provide the needed traction. But all season tires also reveal their limitations at the opposite temperature extremes and conditions.

    An all season tire tread pattern designed for moderate traction in light snow is at the same time not as effective when maximum grip is desired on dry and wet roads. Tread that is by necessity more aggressive for driving in snow, with blocks that are widely spaced and numerous voids and grooves, means less rubber contact with the road. In contrast, summer tires have less space between tread blocks, shallower tread depth, and fewer grooves, plus they commonly feature continuous, unbroken ribs, all of which puts more rubber on the road, and that means better traction and grip for cornering, braking, and acceleration. And even though summer tires have shallower grooves, their tread design is optimized to expel water and prevent hydroplaning on wet summer roads.

    But tread design is only part of the reason for summer tires’ superior grip and performance on both dry and wet roads in warm ambient temperatures. All season tires are also popular because of their long tread life, and to be sure tires that last many thousands of miles are easy on the wallet. However, for all season tires to last long their rubber compound has to be harder than summer tires, which means less traction. The softer rubber compound of summer tires makes them stickier so you get maximum grip and optimal performance when you mash the accelerator, push it hard in the corners, or stand on the brakes, and this compound improves grip in both dry and wet conditions. The tradeoff, of course, is shorter tread life, but if performance is most important, summer tires are the way to roll.

    Before choosing summer tires you should consider your driving conditions. It goes without saying that the tread design makes summer tires virtually useless in snow, but the ambient temperature must also be taken into account. Because the tread compound was designed to perform in hot temperatures, when the mercury drops to 40ºF or below summer tires get hard and traction will suffer. More importantly, when the temperature drops below freezing a vehicle with summer tires should not be driven or even rolled as the rubber compound can crack, irreparably damaging the tires. If it never snows where you live and you rarely see temperatures below 40ºF, summer tires are a great choice. But if it gets colder and there’s a chance of encountering the white stuff, all season tires may make more sense.

    Summer tires are synonymous with performance tires, and we have an extensive selection, including low profile designs for late model cars and trucks, in large diameters and with the top speed ratings. If you want tires that are even stickier, check out our drag radials and track/competition tires for road racing. Our summer tires for trucks, SUVs, CUVs and commercial vehicles combine dry and wet road traction proficiency with the rugged construction needed by larger and heavier vehicles. Choose from tread patterns optimized for highway use to all terrain tires that are sure-footed on and off road. And if you have a collector car and want to upgrade to modern ride and performance, we offer summer radial tires with classic sidewalls including wide white walls, red lines, and raised white letters.

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    Tiers and Rims
    Bought tires and rims from CARiD! Very happy with both. What you see on line is what you get. I have told everyone that’s a car guy to check them out!
    PPosted by Phillip S. Walton (Akron, OH) / May 14, 20181982 Chevy Corvette
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