I am surprised to hear this because I have the exact opposite experience . I had close too 18k on the one set and was at 7/32 tread depth. My current scorpions have 5k and they are at 9/32 and I also have AD which get putto good use.
Originally Posted by scar
FWIW I just popped on the scorpions from last year and they are LOUD in my long experience with snow tires
. Of course fronts are at 4-5 mm. They have a few thousand miles left at best so not exactly impressive wear. When I trash them in January they will have provided about 12,000 miles.
I have the 5.0 with AD so will admit I am wild in the corners and off ramps thus contributes significantly to my wear report.
Note I have a 4Runner running Goodyear
wranglers with Kevlar belt. Quiet at 4-5 mm, good wear, and like Velcro. Aggressive tread would look cool on x5, especially with black walls. Alas, no fit options. Probably take the fun out of AD anyway.
Such are the wages.
12 X5 50i Sport
11 M3 DCT
11 X5 50i (lemon)
-- SOLD --
08 550i M-Sport
04 BMW 545I sport
07 BMW X5 4.8I sport
02 BMW X5 4.4i sport
01 BMW 540I M/sport