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Best tire brands list
There are so many different tire brands nowadays, that searching for tires can be downright confusing. We can help, start your search with our best of breed tire brands list.

BF Goodrich
At BFGoodrich we make tires for people who want more fun from their vehicles — just like we do. Our tires are engineered by people who spend their weekends off-roading or at track day events. And they're proven to win in racing competition from Baja to Sebring. They bring out the performance in racing vehicles and vehicles just like yours. BF Goodrich has been making tires for 115 years, you would think that by now they are pretty good at it.

Slogans:
Rubber keeps a motor bus singing in the rain. , The straight-talk people. , We're on it.

Bridgestone Tire
Bridgestone Americas’ corporate family traces its roots to two distinguished companies— The Firestone Tire & Rubber Company, which Harvey Firestone formed in Akron, Ohio in August 1900, and the Bridgestone Tire Company Ltd. which Shojiro Ishibashi started in Japan in 1931. Bridgestone Corporation purchased Firestone in 1988 for $2.6 billion, transforming the companies’ combined operations into the world’s largest tire and rubber company. Offers a tire advisor on their website to help you select the right tire.

Slogans:
Bridgestone. Passion for excellence. , Your Journey, Our Passion.

Continental Tire
Continental makes tires for Cars, Trucks, Suv's and Commercial vehicles. They are located in Fort Mill, South Carolina. Continental Tire's logo features a horse inside a circle with the word "Continental" wrapping around the outside. Continental makes good quality tires, that come at a reasonable price.

Cooper Tire Brand
Cooper tire dates back to 1914 and Akron, Ohio where brothers-in-law John F. Schaefer and Claude E. Hart purchased a tire repair company. Later, they grew into a full fledged tire business and in 1946 Copper Tires was born. Today Copper Tires is a global brand, in fact they are even a top brand in China. They are now headquartered in Findlay, Ohio. Slogan:  Cooper. Don't give up a thing.

A review: A few years ago I put a these tires on an old Mercedes Benz convertible that I own and they have performed great since. The tires were high speed rated for that vehicle and cost quite a bit less than Michelin or Pirelli and are pretty comparable in quality. Slogan: "The tire with two names...the company and the man who built it."

Dunlop Tire Brand
Dunlop has long been hailed as a go to tire in Auto racing and they are soon approaching a milestone of 125 years of making tires. Dunlop is owned by Goodyear and is a leader in the manufacturer of performance tires. Dunlop also makes tires for Standard Cars, Commercial Trucks, ATV's, Motorcycles and competition go-carts. Dunlop recently announced  that their Dunlop SP Sport 5000 tires would be appearing on the new 2014 Mazda6.

Slogans:
Dunlop. Drivers know. , Driving to the future. , Fit Dunlop and be satisfied.

Firestone Tire Brand
Harvey Firestone was an innovator in the field of tire production. In 1900, he moved to Akron, Ohio and began manufacturing tires. Firestone tires has a deep history of building racing tires, especially the type used on Indy Cars. Today Firestone is still making tires for consumers. Firestone's line of tires include the Firestone Firehawk, Firestone Winterforce, Firestone Destination and Firestone Transforce. Slogan: Firestone. Where the rubber meets the road.

Fuzion Tire Brand
Fuzion tires offer good performance and excellent value. Fuzion tire brand is owned by Bridgestone. Fusion offers three lines of tires UHP, SUV, and Touring tires. Slogan: Great Value. Total Confidence.

General Tire
General Tire was founded on September 29, 1915 as a branch of the Western Tire & Rubber Company. General Tire is most often selected by truck owners and is best known as an innovator in truck tires. General Tire makes special tread patterns, like their Extreme Traction Grabber, which offers superior performance for off-road. General Tire is today, part of Continental Tire and is based in Fort Mill, SC. Slogan: Anywhere is possible.

Goodyear Tire Brand
Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. They employ approximately 70,000 people and manufacture products in 57 facilities in 23 countries around the world. Their two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry.

They are the official tire of Nascar. Gooodyear is an iconic brand of tires, known and trusted by millions of drivers. Slogans: On the Wings of Goodyear. , Goodyear. We discover, you explore. , Should a Woman Have to Worry About Tires? Goodyear Says No! , When Snow Say No, Goodyear says Go!.. Go, Go Goodyear! , The best tires in the world have Goodyear written all over them.

Hankook Tire Brand
I have been hearing a lot of good things about these tires lately, and rightfully so. Hankook not only makes tires for high performance and luxury automobiles, they also make tires for standard passenger vehicles. Hankook tires is a Korean company and was founded in Korea in 1941. Today they sell tires all over the world, from 2006-2010 they were 7th on the list of International tire sales. Slogan: Driving Emotion.

Kenda Tire Brand
A Tawainese maker of tires. Slogan: Kenda. Life in motion.

Kumho Tire Brand
Kumho is a Korean company that has over 50 years experience of making tires. They have burst on the scene recently in the United States and makes some nice high performance tires, as well as some quality inexpensive tires. Kumho is now the World's 9th largest manufacturer of tires. Kumho is the official tire of the New York Jets football team. Slogans: Kumho. Race proven performance. , Way to go. , Gets you there, brings you back. , Driven beyond the expected.

Michelin
In well over 100 years of innovation, Michelin continues to help define the tire industry. From a distance, most tires look alike. Close up, the tire maker's name is visible. And that makes a world of difference. Close up, Michelin is committed to improving the transportation of people and goods around the world. Making the roads safer. And reducing our impact on the environment.

Michelin has those great T.V. commercials and some really great and trusty tires. What other brand has a man made out of tires? Only Michelin has the famous Michelin Man.

Slogans:
Michelin. A better way forward., High performance, time and again…, The more we progress, the better you advance., Because so much is riding on your tires.

Nankang Tire Brand
Slogan: Nankang. Free your way.

Nexen Tire Brand
A South Korean Tire brand. Slogans: Driving a better tomorrow. , Nexen.  Next century tire.

Pirelli Tire Brand
Founded in 1872, Pirelli has a presence in over 160 countries. Pirelli is well known for making high performance tires, you might fine these type of tires on a high end sports car. Pirelli P Zero Tyre is a popular tire used in Formula 1 Racing. While Pirelli tires are high quality tires, they are certainly not cheap, a set of Pirelli tires will set you back a pretty penny. Slogans: Power is nothing without control. , Pirelli. Gripping Stuff.

Sava Tire Brand
This tire brand hails from Slovenia. Slogan: Sava. European quality tires.

Sonar Tire Brand
Slogan: Excellence beyond expectation.

Silverstone Tire Brand
Slogans: Hitting your roads one tread at a time. , Silverstone.  High performance tires.

Sumitomo Tire Brand
Sumitomo specializes in truck tires, they make light truck tires for sport and street trucks. They also make medium truck tires for trucks like 18 wheelers. They make performance tires for cars as well. Sumitomo is the premium export brand of Sumitomo Rubber Industries Limited, their one of the largest tire manufacturers in the world. Sumitomo Tire is a Japanese brand.

Toyo Tire Brand
Another Japanese tire brand with a fine reputation for quality and performance. Toyo tires started making tires in 1945, in 1966 they handed the United States market. Toyo consumer tires have been voted #1 overall brand by North American tire dealers an unprecedented 7 times since 2000. Toyo aims to build safe, eco-friendly, long-lasting tires for your vehicle. Slogan: Driven to perform.

Uniroyal Tire Brand
Uniroyal started in 1882, but their original name was the U.S. Rubber Company. If you have ever taken a trip on the I-94 Expressway in Detroit between Metro Airport and downtown. Then you have seen the 8 story tall giant Uniroyal tire, it was originally created for the 1965 world's fair. It's a Detroit icon and easily recognizable symbol for the Uniroyal Tire Brand. Slogan: For everything you value.

Viking Tire Brand
Made in Norway and designed for harsh climates. Slogan: Ready for anything.

Yokohama Tire Brand

Yokohama tire Corporation is the North American manufacturing arm of the Tokyo, Japan based Yokohama Rubber Company LTD. This company has been manufacturing tires since 1917. Known as a world leader in technology and innovation. They make high-performance, light truck, passenger car, commercial truck, bus and off the road mining and construction tires.Yokohama has a unique symbol, it's a "Y" formed by two different intersecting tire tread patterns. Slogans: Excellence by nature. , Tires you can trust. , Yokohama. Really grips.