Summary: I really like these winter performance tires on my 2012 BMW 328i, actually more so than the standard run flats that came with the car. They are both quiet and provide a smooth ride while still providing the handling that I expect with a sports sedan.
Summary: Living in Colorado makes dedicated winter tires a must if you spend anytime in the mountains. I bought my first set of Alpin PA3s for my 4.2L Audi A6 two winters ago. A sidewall puncture during our most recent week-long subzero Arctic freeze required a complete new set and I did not hesitate to get...
Summary: Bought Primacy Alpin PA3 winter tires (mounted on after-market alloy wheels) for my(then new) 2009 Honda Sport Fit. Then there were very few choices in 185/55R16 size, so I went with tire-dealer-recommended 195/60R15 on 15"-6.5" wheel.
Summary: I bought my second set of Michelin's a year ago and went with Primacy's this time on my 8 year old Pacifica. I couldn't be happier, as the ride is smooth and I hear very little road noise. I use this vehicle daily to get to and from work.
Summary: I live in SW Ohio and we get occasional snowstorms, and the OE tires didn't cut it for driving in snow. I prefer having winter tires mounted to their own rims, to make changing for different seasons easier. I have used Michelin snows for all of my cars.