255/55R18 Summer Tires

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    • (0 reviews)
      # 929434
      SP SPORT 01 DSST Tires by Dunlop®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Run Flat. Jointless Band Technology helps maintain the car tire's shape, enabling smooth performance at highway speeds. Aramid reinforced bead helps provide lower...
      Enhanced wet and dry tractionSmooth highway ride
      $472.14 each
      In Stock (3) - Ships in 24 to 48 hrs
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/V=149 mph
      $1,416.42 / set of 3
    • (0 reviews)
      # 33209805
      LATITUDE SPORT 3 Tires by Michelin®. Season: Summer. Type: Fuel Efficient, Performance, Truck / SUV. Ultra high-performance SUV and Crossover tire with sport performance capabilities via outstanding dry grip coupled with excellent wet...
      Chosen by some of the world's best vehicle manufacturersEngineered to excel in wet conditions
      $253.44 each
      In Stock (18) - Ships in 24 to 48 hrs
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 105=2039 Lbs Per Tire/W=168 mph
      $1,013.76 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 467077
      P ZERO ROSSO ASIMMETRICO Tires by Pirelli®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. An Ultra High Performance tire, the P ZERO ROSSO™ Asimmetrico (rear axle fitment or all-round application) is developed for modern sports cars with...
      Directional Design For PairFour Continuous Longitudinal Grooves
      $228.38 each
      In Stock (10) - Ships in 24 to 48 hrs
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/Y=186 mph
      $913.52 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 478949
      CONTI4X4CONTACT Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. The Conti4x4Contact tire delivers an optimal blend of handling and traction performance for luxury light trucks, SUVs and crossovers. Thanks to the ideal...
      Special all-season tread for a quiet and comfortable ride.Precise steering response at any speed.
      $221.29 each
      In Stock (6) - Ships in 24 to 48 hrs
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/H=130 mph
      $885.16 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 478949
      CONTI4X4CONTACT Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. The Conti4x4Contact tire delivers an optimal blend of handling and traction performance for luxury light trucks, SUVs and crossovers. Thanks to the ideal...
      Special all-season tread for a quiet and comfortable ride.Precise steering response at any speed.
      $180.72 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 105=2039 Lbs Per Tire/H=130 mph
      $722.88 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 478949
      CONTI4X4CONTACT Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. The Conti4x4Contact tire delivers an optimal blend of handling and traction performance for luxury light trucks, SUVs and crossovers. Thanks to the ideal...
      Special all-season tread for a quiet and comfortable ride.Precise steering response at any speed.
      $209.01 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 105=2039 Lbs Per Tire/V=149 mph
      $836.04 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 54595929
      VENTUS S1 EVO2 SUV K117A Tires by Hankook®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Truck / SUV. This top-of-the-line tire is a premium performance tire for SUVs that shortens braking distances in dry and wet conditions, enhances fuel...
      Guarantees excellent wet performance.Triple driveline ensures lasting service.
      $234.49 each
      In Stock (23) - Ships in 24 to 48 hrs
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 105=2039 Lbs Per Tire/W=168 mph
      $937.96 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 54595929
      VENTUS S1 EVO2 SUV K117A Tires by Hankook®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Truck / SUV. This top-of-the-line tire is a premium performance tire for SUVs that shortens braking distances in dry and wet conditions, enhances fuel...
      Guarantees excellent wet performance.Triple driveline ensures lasting service.
      $213.22 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/V=149 mph
      $852.88 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 352268
      SCORPION VERDE Tires by Pirelli®. Season: Summer. Type: Fuel Efficient. The Pirelli SCORPION VERDE™ is the ideal choice for SUVs and crossovers. The SCORPION VERDE™ has been created to take advantage of the most innovative...
      Optimized Profile and Innovative MaterialsDedicated Shoulder Profile
      $226.66 each
      In Stock (42) - Ships in 24 to 48 hrs
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 105=2039 Lbs Per Tire/W=168 mph
      $906.64 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 352268
      SCORPION VERDE Tires by Pirelli®. Season: Summer. Type: Fuel Efficient. The Pirelli SCORPION VERDE™ is the ideal choice for SUVs and crossovers. The SCORPION VERDE™ has been created to take advantage of the most innovative...
      Optimized Profile and Innovative MaterialsDedicated Shoulder Profile
      $228.43 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/V=149 mph
      $913.72 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 478970
      CONTICROSSCONTACT UHP Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. Built for high-performance light trucks and SUVs, the CrossContact UHP tire combines steering stability and traction without sacrificing comfort and a quiet...
      Silica-enhanced tread compound for better grip.Improved rolling resistance.
      $148.80 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 105=2039 Lbs Per Tire/W=168 mph
      $595.20 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 478970
      CONTICROSSCONTACT UHP Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. Built for high-performance light trucks and SUVs, the CrossContact UHP tire combines steering stability and traction without sacrificing comfort and a quiet...
      Silica-enhanced tread compound for better grip.Improved rolling resistance.
      $191.11 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/W=168 mph
      $764.44 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 478970
      CONTICROSSCONTACT UHP Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. Built for high-performance light trucks and SUVs, the CrossContact UHP tire combines steering stability and traction without sacrificing comfort and a quiet...
      Silica-enhanced tread compound for better grip.Improved rolling resistance.
      $245.23 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/Y=186 mph
      $980.92 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 479084
      CONTISPORTCONTACT 5 SSR Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. The ContiSportContact 5 SSR is a premium ultra-high performance summer tire designed to combine short braking distances and solid cornering traction with...
      Specially formulated tire's tread enhances all-season traction and straight line stability.Perfect balance of traction and comfort in any conditions.
      $229.49 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/H=130 mph
      $917.96 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 479084
      CONTISPORTCONTACT 5 SSR Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. The ContiSportContact 5 SSR is a premium ultra-high performance summer tire designed to combine short braking distances and solid cornering traction with...
      Specially formulated tire's tread enhances all-season traction and straight line stability.Perfect balance of traction and comfort in any conditions.
      $239.64 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/V=149 mph
      $958.56 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 479079
      CONTISPORTCONTACT 5 Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. The ContiSportContact 5 is a premium ultra-high performance summer tire designed to combine short braking distances and solid cornering traction with fuel...
      Strong handling and steering capabilities.Unique compound and tread design for better traction.
      $201.76 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 105=2039 Lbs Per Tire/W=168 mph
      $807.04 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 479079
      CONTISPORTCONTACT 5 Tires by Continental®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance. The ContiSportContact 5 is a premium ultra-high performance summer tire designed to combine short braking distances and solid cornering traction with fuel...
      Strong handling and steering capabilities.Unique compound and tread design for better traction.
      $104.76 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 105=2039 Lbs Per Tire/V=149 mph
      $419.04 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 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 grip.Improved straight-line handling.
      $275.99 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/Y=186 mph
      $1,103.96 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 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 grip.Improved straight-line handling.
      $271.99 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/W=168 mph
      $1,087.96 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 467837
      4X4 DIAMARIS Tires by Michelin®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. This original equipment tire for high performance SUVs / Crossovers offers sport performance capabilities, handling and grip for vehicles like...
      High-speed confidenceExcellent wet grip, outstanding dry grip
      $133.53 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 105=2039 Lbs Per Tire/W=168 mph
      $534.12 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 467929
      LATITUDE SPORT Tires by Michelin®. Season: Summer. Type: Performance, Track / Competition. This ultra-high performance tire delivers sport performance handling and is original equipment on high performance SUVs and Crossovers.
      Chosen by some of the world's best vehicle manufacturersPerformance bred
      $376.95 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/Y=186 mph
      $1,507.80 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 84221078
      LATITUDE SPORT 3 ZP Summer / Truck / SUV / Run Flat Tires by Michelin®. Ultra high-performance SUV and Crossover tire with sport performance capabilities via outstanding dry grip coupled with excellent wet grip.
      Chosen by some of the world's best vehicle manufacturersEngineered to excel in wet conditions
      $326.85 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/V=149 mph
      $1,307.40 / set of 4
    • (0 reviews)
      # 352292
      SCORPION VERDE RUN FLAT Tires by Pirelli®. Season: Summer. Type: Fuel Efficient. The Pirelli SCORPION VERDE RUN FLAT™ is the ideal choice for SUVs and crossovers. The SCORPION VERDE RUN FLAT™ has been created to take advantage of...
      Optimized Profile and Innovative MaterialsDedicated Shoulder Profile
      $250.06 each
      OUT OF STOCK - Unavailable until further notice
      Size: 255/55R18Load/Speed: 109=2271 Lbs Per Tire/V=149 mph
      $1,000.24 / 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.

    Summer Reviews

    Average rating:  5  5 - 25 reviews
    5 of 5
    Awesome Product
    I love these tires thank you.
    APosted by Aron (Sparta, MI) / October 13, 2017
    2006 Pontiac Grand Prix
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