New here. Looking around the internet for some advise on tires and thought this would be a great place to ask.
I apologies in advance for the newbie-ish question. I have 33k on my 09 Corolla Standard. I need 4 new tires (down to 3/32 (yikes!) on the OEMs (Affinatys). With cost not an issue, what do you all recommend? (I'm not looking for snow tires, as that is not an option for me at this time due to cost/storage, etc). I feel so overwhelmed looking at all the choices!
Here is some info on my driving habits and prefs.:
--My overall concern is something is is good in the snow/winter (again, looking for something to keep on year-round, not snow tires.)
--I live in the hills of Massachusetts, so in the snow season, there can be snow on local roads but there is quite a bit of rain in the summer, too.
--I drive about 15k miles a year
--Daily commute is about 15 miles of 30mph and 20 miles of 65 mph round trip
--As you can see from above, I don't speed around, so a "race/sport" type tire isn't a factor for me (unless of course it fits what I am looking for).
--Aside from that, I do spend some time in the summer driving on the highway at 65 mph+ on the weekends/holidays.
--I suppose I care more about traction than noise/comfort.
--I'm assuming I'm looking for something that has a great UTGQ rating (AA's or A's)
--Would like something that has a proven track record for being a great tire.
My toyota dealer recommended firestone ..I think Grand Tourings for $560 with balancing and alignment.
Thank you in advance for your help!