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Old 09-30-2012, 04:37 PM
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All season tires for X3

Any recommendation on all season tires for 2007 X3?

Front: 235/45 R16
Back: 255/40 R19

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Old 09-30-2012, 09:55 PM
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Any recommendation on all season tires for 2007 X3?

Front: 235/45 R16
Back: 255/40 R19

Thanks!
This is covered ad nausea. Try search function.....you will find the major players are: Pirelli Scorpions, Michelin A/S, Continental Conti-pro, and Dunlop A/S.

I preferred the Michelins.
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:27 AM
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:14 AM
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Old 10-01-2012, 08:18 AM
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Any recommendation on all season tires for 2007 X3?

Front: 235/45 R16
Back: 255/40 R19

Thanks!
Why the different rim sizes front and back? 16's front 19's back?
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Old 10-01-2012, 09:40 AM
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I'm sure that was a typo - has to be 19's on the front as well or the X3 would look like it was permanently under heavy braking.
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Old 10-01-2012, 10:32 AM
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I'm sure that was a typo - has to be 19's on the front as well or the X3 would look like it was permanently under heavy braking.
I was picturing a hot rod X3!

Maybe exhaust pipes going out the side too..,
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:53 AM
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@ madurodave~ i was wondering the same thing! 16's on the front and 19's in the rear!??? Gives you a picture of a HOT ROD x3!!! totally funny image!
and soon enough I will find out if the Michelin Defenders are as good as some people say they are. As I live in Michigan, we get as much snow as you in N.H.!
Gotta trust a Michelin for my baby's sake! (11 month old on board!)
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Old 12-22-2012, 05:53 PM
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I have the 19 in option on my x3 as well. I looked around for all season tires for the oem size of 235/45/19 (rim is 19x8.5) and 255/40/19 (rim is 19x9), and found it difficult to find a variety. I found that you can put 245/45/19 on the front and 275/40/19 on the back. It's a little bit oversized but its within the rim tire range and the diameter and rotations per minute are closer than the oem. I put Pirelli all-season last year and no complaints.
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