Highly rated tire brands include Michelin, Continental, Goodyear and Pirelli, according to Consumer Reports. Consumer Reports also uses different categories when rating tires, and these include all-season, performance all-season, ultra-high performance all-season and all-season truck tires.
Among the all-season tires, Michelin Defender, Continental ProContact EcoPlus (discontinued), Goodyear Assurance TripleTread All-Season and Pirelli P4 Four Seasons receive top marks. For the ultra-high performance category, the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3, Continental ExtremeContact DW, Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All Season and Pirelli P Zero Nero All Season are among the best, according to Consumer Reports. Tied in fifth place among the best tire brands are Hankook, Cooper, Nokian and Yokohama.