Ronmamacleaf
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Are cordovan sumic good tires?

Sun Feb 18, 2018 9:13 am

Went to my local tire shop and they were having a special on them. Got good reviews just curious about the fuel efficiency rating on energy savings ( less drag on rolling)

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Re: Are cordovan sumic good tires?

Sun Feb 18, 2018 1:21 pm

Ronmamacleaf wrote:Went to my local tire shop and they were having a special on them. Got good reviews just curious about the fuel efficiency rating on energy savings ( less drag on rolling)


If they are made in China, pass. International brand tires made in China are usually fine, but Chinese branded tires are generally inferior.
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Re: Are cordovan sumic good tires?

Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:01 pm

This guy maintains a decent list of LRR tires for EVs:

http://ev-vin.blogspot.ca/2017/01/fresh-donuts.html
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Re: Are cordovan sumic good tires?

Sun Feb 18, 2018 8:19 pm

I've never heard of this tire brand nor model.

From a bit of digging (e.g. http://www.cordovantires.com/Warranty.aspx), it seems Cordovan is one of many brands at http://www.tbcbrands.com/.

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Re: Are cordovan sumic good tires?

Wed Oct 10, 2018 6:37 am

I believe that every tire has a rating of its "rolling resistance coefficient"? or how much drag the tire has?

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Re: Are cordovan sumic good tires?

Mon Nov 19, 2018 5:38 pm

no... read consumer's reports. :lol:
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