- These tires are Speed Rated at Q, which is only 99 miles an hour. They are considered All-Season tires, and even have M/S ratings. The general opinion of the DynaPro AS however is to keep them off the dirt.
- These tires are frequently used as Original Equipment (O.E.) for light trucks, vans, and SUV's.
- The tread on the DynaPro RH03's was developed with an interlocking intermediate rib and high sipe density. This is meant to bring a smoother and more quiet ride, as well as improve traction and performance.
- The reviews do support a smooth and quiet ride, but the traction and performance appears to be lacking in any condition other than dry.
It appears that those that love the DynaPro AS tires don't drive in any dirt or gravel. That's the biggest reoccurring complaint that I was seeing in the online tire reviews.
The price point is good, so if you can get 60K or more then you'll be a happy customer. Many people are saying that they have these tires on their trucks and vans and are getting good miles.
The interlocking rib design in the tread pattern must be working. People are saying that the ride is nice and smooth. However, even those that praise these tires say you must rotate and balance the tires regularly.
As stated earlier, the reviews are very mixed on these Hankook tires. Before moving forward on a great discount tire deal, make sure that you're not going to be among those that really dislike the DynaPro AS.
If you drive in dirt, gravel, mud, or light snow on any regular basis... you should probably steer clear of these tires.
There have been many reviewers that say that the sidewalls on these tires are very thin. People are basically holding their breath in fear of a flat if they're ever on dirt or gravel. Yeah, it appears to be that bad.
However, if you're in a dry area and are almost always on paved roads then this may be a great tire for you. Be sure you get a great deal though because there are many competing tires that will offer that smooth quite ride, but also will have good traction in rain.
Highway All-Season light truck tires are for drivers who want a combination of pleasant on-road characteristics,
long wear and all-season versatility, including traction in light snow.
Highway All-Season tires branded with the M+S symbol are often used as Original Equipment (O.E.) on 2WD and 4WD, light- and medium-duty vans, trucks and pickups, as well as crossover and sport utility vehicles.
Ok, so you've read the good and bad. If you think you'll fall into the category of those that love their Hankook tires, here's a couple places to look for discount tire deals:
- TireRack.com currently has the DynaPro AS RH03 priced at about $129 for 245/75R16, and $220 for tires sized 255/70R16.
- Discount Tire - 265/75R16 are about $142.00
- Sears Tire - Is selling the Hankook DynaPro AS RH03 (size 245/75R16) at about $175.00
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