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WR G4

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Major step up from OEM tires

★★★★★ 5/5
TahoeBlue
8 months ago
2015 Subaru Outback 3.6R; recently hit 51,000 miles on OEM tires. When searching for our first tire change, I wanted to find a tire that could handle the hot summer months in California's central valley, rain and moisture on the coast and snow in the sierras. Having hit 51K on the OEM's my only gripes were excessive road noise and a generally feeling of poor road grip at cornering speeds. After researching many options, I looked for WRG3's In January 2018 and was disappointed to find them sold out across North America. Shortly thereafter I read the press release on the WRG4s and called my local tire shop. I was told they were back ordered 3-4 weeks. Alas, I received the tires in March 18; Initial impressions are solid! As of this posting I have 1000 miles on the new tires. Road noise is considerably less then my OEM tires; Road Grip is noticeably improved as well. I have already driven in significant rain and snow during the first month and feel very confident while in the car. The tread and general look of the tire is very pleasing as well. Initial impressions are very positive.

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    Excellent Winter Traction

    ★★★★★ 5/5
    Spenny818
    8 months ago
    I've had WRG4s for about 2 months on my 2018 Nissan Leaf now, and I have to say they have exceeded my expectations in every aspect. Here in Ontario we have been blasted by another shot of winter, and these tires perform better than the dedicated Continental snow tires I had on my previous vehicle. Even on dry pavement around freezing temps, they grip much better than the stock tires. I have also noticed no change in my energy efficiency compared to the stock tires. If anything, the WRG4s seem MORE efficient! The one concern I had was that these would be noisier than the stock tires, but at highway speed there is no discernible tire noise. The only time they are louder is under hard acceleration, which is understandable because of the siping. If you are on the fence about these tires, buy them! You will not be disappointed!

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      Truly an all weather tire

      ★★★★★ 5/5
      Limey68
      8 months ago
      I purchased the WR G4 a month ago and after a snow storm I am now convinced that the Nokian fully lives up to the claims made in their advertising. These tires are quiet, do not rumble like my previous all season tires. The traction in snow is almost the same as a Nokian winter tire that I have used on a previous vehicle. I was suspicious of the "noise" transfer reduction claim but now I can attest to the fact that these tires do have noise reduction, as on a smooth road surface all I could hear was wind noise that I had not heard in this car before.

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        Significant Improvement over the WRG3

        ★★★★★ 5/5
        Ziggy
        3 months ago
        About one month ago I replaced my Nokian WRG3's that were on my Subaru WRX for 4 years and almost 72,000 miles with 4/32" of tread left with Nokian WRG4's. I have over 1,000 miles on them and feel on both dry and wet roads they are significantly better than the WRG3's. They are a higher performance tire and also much quieter. On the highway if I keep the speed under 75mph I am getting over 35mpg.

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          I Love All-Weather!

          ★★★★★ 5/5
          Lauren
          5 months ago
          What a great alternative, instead of running two sets, these tires have pulled me out of tough situations. Yes, slightly more aggressive tread for the warmer months, but wearing just fine!

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            So far they are very impressive.

            ★★★★★ 5/5
            RussAK
            5 months ago
            We live in interior Alaska and so far I am impressed. We recently installed these on a 2004 Honda Odyssey. The road noise is minimal compared to the Goodyear tires that were replaced. The high speed cornering in wet traction is outstanding. Off road grip is also outstanding. I will update this review in a few months when winter returns. Minivans are heavy vehicles and I am curious to experience how these will handle in the 8 months of snow and ice packed roads that we experience. We (and most Alaskans) drive minivans in places where most from the lower 48 would only dare to take a 4x4 - i.e. terrible road surfaces such as gravel, mud and dirt, damaged concrete and asphalt at high speeds, ice, snowpack - all in temperatures down to 60 below 0. It is hard to find a tire to impress in such a severity of conditions. Dedicated winter tires are fantastic on ice, but soft and wear out very quickly, and really get beat up in sub-par road surfaces. To sum up, I am very curious to see how these tires perform after 6 months of sub-arctic use and will give them a 5-star review to begin with. So far so good!

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              Best Tires Ever!

              ★★★★★ 5/5
              DAR13
              27 days ago
              Just wrote this to Nokian but figured I would share here. I had to take the time to write to your company after the ride home I just had with my new Nokian wrg4 tires. First let me say that I drive a 2007 Toyota Yaris, it has front wheel drive and has always been a nightmare to drive in the snow. My car would constantly get stuck in even minimal snow or slush and my wheels would just spin and the car would go no where. When I needed new tires for my car I did some research first online and based on what I read about your tires and favorable reviews I decided to go with your all weather wrg4. Best tires I've ever had! I was already impressed with them in the rain but tonight we had a snow storm that dumped more snow than they predicted which left me leaving work with 6+ inches already on the ground. These tires just powered right through it all! They never fought to get through the snow or started spinning even once. I passed more than 20 cars stuck on the highway and streets on my way home and could not believe I not only wasn't one of them but awed by the ease in which they performed even on hills! It was like my car was transformed and I felt more secure than I ever had ever in those road conditions. So thrilled with your tires, will never be buying any other brand! Only wish I found them sooner! 

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                WR G2's we're terrible after 20K mi

                ★★☆☆☆ 2/5
                Roo2U
                55 days ago
                Bought 4 G2's for my Mazda 6 OK for the first about 20K mi but slippery and scary from then until 40K. My daughter had them on a Prius and had a tread separation on one tire at about 30K. Not a long term fan on this tire. Hope the G4's are improved.

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                  huge improvement

                  ★★★★★ 5/5
                  lvspd
                  8 days ago
                  My wife chose a Mini JCW Countryman AWD for her family / rally car. Nice build with 6 spd manual and no cursed sunroof. I was delighted to find this thing is a rocket. All except for the OE tires. These were rock hard, noisy, poor performing junk. After 6 months of useless talks with Mini, we gave up and bought a set of WR G4s. Being used to fast cars, I was wondering if the Nokians were up to the Minis performance. Indeed they are. Right away turn-in was smooth and positive. Higher speed stability is very good. Tire noise went way down on most surfaces. The ride got a lot better but they do feel like performance tires. I don't mind this at all. Up to about .7 Gs cornering, the steering and grip is similar to top quality performance rubber. Beyond that the tires progressively loose and regain traction, just what you want, allowing the Mini JCW to do its thing. Nokian`s shtick "forget the weather" really does apply. In fact, care must be used in bad weather as all the other cars will be tiptoeing along. The Nokians just keep gripping and doing the job. Looking forward to deep winter drives. Any issues will be reported here. I doubt there will be any though.

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