Top 5 Budget Friendly Tire Choices

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By Tom Merola, Automotive Tire Expert | Email: tmerola@townfair.com

Best Budget Tires 2021

Are you looking for a new set of tires, but want to spend the least amount of money as possible? Perhaps you are unsure of which models are the best choice for your vehicle that will still allow you to stay within your budget? Whatever the reason, we’ve put together our list of the top 5 best all-season tires found on our website that start under $100 per tire.

Many people feel that low cost means cheap tires, but this just isn’t the case with the tires on our list. Each of our top 5 tires are chosen as a result of quality, price, reviews and comments from other drivers, as well as our own experiences.

At Town Fair Tire, we are focused on saving you money and providing the absolute best value you deserve. Don’t believe us? Give us a try and find out for yourself. We are confident that our pricing combined with our unparalleled service is the right fit for your needs.

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Kumho Solus TA71


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The Solus TA71 is Kumho's Grand Touring All-Season tire developed for sporty coupes and luxury performance sedans and the people who love to drive them. Exceptional road feel and tight, responsive steering rank the Solus TA71 among the world’s elite all-season tires.

Features & Benefits


  • Excellent wet traction provided by the four wide grooves, which evacuate water quickly.

  • Tiny gripping edges created by angled snow sipes are fine-tuned for traction on cold, slick surfaces.

  • Exceptional grip and steering response in any weather, driven by an advanced asymmetric tread and oversided contact area.

Currently, there are 38 sizes of TA71 tires, ranging in size from 15 inches to 19 inches in either a V-speed or W-speed rating.

The Solus TA71 starts at a price of $76 per tire.



SUMITOMO HTR ENHANCE L/X2


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The Enhance LX2 is an all-season touring tire with a high-comfort ride that's designed for a variety of road conditions and features industry-leading warranty protection. Engineered to combine long treadwear with good ride comfort - HTR Enhance L/X tires provide all-season traction in dry, wet and wintry conditions, even in occasional light snow.

Features & Benefits


  • 3D Zig Zag Sipes boost stability, reduce irregular wear, create more biting edges.

  • Enhanced Outside Should Blocks integral lateral grooves improves wet handling.

  • Optimized Contact Patch distributes road surface pressure evenly to extend tire life.

  • Advanced Tread Compound provides superior traction.

  • High-rigidity steel belts increases stability.

Sumitomo offers tire sizes in a number of 15-19 inch sizes, with H, T, V and W-speed ratings available. H and V speed rated sizes have a 70K mile limited treadwear warranty, T speed rated sizes have a 90K mile limited treadwear warranty and W speed rated sizes have a 50K mile limited treadwear warranty.



Eldorado Trail Guide HLT


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Eldorado Tires continue to focus on fulfilling customers’ needs with best-in-class solutions at affordable prices. The Trail Guide HLT is a highway all-season tire made with the SUV and LT driver in mind.

The Trail Guide HLT is engineered to deliver a quiet and stable ride utilizing the latest in tire technology. This tire features a specially formulated compound to provide long-lasting tread life and traction.

Features & Benefits


  • Tread pattern effectively reduces noise to create a quiet driving experience.

  • Large tread blocks increase the contact area, improving overall handling and tread wear.

  • 4 extra-wide grooves channel water to give you the traction you need to drive with confidence.

  • Features the latest in environmentally friendly processes for improved wear and tire life.

Eldorado Tires are tested and proven to give you the winning advantage wherever the road takes you. Broad size range covering 15, 16, 17, 18 and 20-inch diameters for Pickups, Vans, CUV's and SUV's. Plus, a 50,000-mile/80,000-km. limited treadwear warranty.



GENERAL ALTIMAX RT43


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As a standard touring all season tire for sedans, minivans, crossovers, and SUVs , the General Altimax RT43 tire never disappoints. Even tread wear and an extended tread life will allow you to take your Altimax RT43 tires the distance without ever sacrificing a bit of performance.

Year round traction on wet, dry, and snow covered roads combine with a quiet and comfortable ride to make winners out of every driver that chooses to roll with General Altimax RT43 tires.

Features & Benefits


  • Twin cushion silica tread compound that utilizes a high density all season top compound for year round traction and long wear.

  • A low density foundation compound absorbs road vibrations to promote a comfortable ride.

  • StabiliTREAD Technology incorporates a flatter, larger footprint that reduces tread stress for improved tread life.

  • Circumferential grooves and General's Anti-Slip Design Technology helps to increase the number of biting edges on the tire, which enhances traction on slippery roads .

Treadlife on this tire is among the longest of any tire in this class, and General backs it with a 75,000 mile warranty. General also provided Visual Alignment Indicators that extend tread life by letting you see if your vehicle is misaligned.

Sizes are available from 13 to 18 inches and speed ratings up to an H and pricing begins at $75.00 per tire.



HANKOOK VENTUS V2 CONCEPT2 H457


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The Hankook Ventus V2 Concept2 H457 is the company’s basic high performance all-season tire engineered for drivers who pursue their own style and uniqueness. This stylish and economical tire utilizes a dynamic and technical tread design that offers excellent handling performance, as well as increased ride comfort and a more sporty appearance.

Features & Benefits


  • 3D point effect and center rib block for optimal handling and braking ability by improving block solidity and applying 3D point effect on the block edge.

  • Longer mileage carbon compound to improve wet grip and lower rolling resistances.

  • New material wide belt ensures optimal tread stiffness for improved handling performance.

  • Equilibrium carcass line design minimizes tire deformation and allows greater sidewall stiffness.

  • Adoption of high-hardness bead filler and stronger single strand bead wire will aide overall handling and steering responsiveness.

Hankook offers a wide variety of 15-18 inch sizes, and speed ratings range from H, V and W. In addition, a 45K mile tread warranty is also part of the package.

Pricing ranges from $67.00 - $113.00 per tire for select sizes.



TOMMY'S CHOICE:

FALKEN ZIEX ZE960 A/S


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The Ziex ZE960 A/S is a high-performance all-season tire designed to deliver long-lasting safety and sports car-inspired performance. This tire incorporates the latest in technology and design from Falken to create an excellent choice for drivers of today’s sedans, sports cars and crossover vehicles where mileage, all-season and high-performance handling are a priority.

Perfect for modern performance vehicles the Ziex ZE960 A/S delivers excellent quiet, comfortable ride, fuel efficiency, and long wear. The Flask Siping improves wet braking and hydroplaning resistance consistently as the tire wears. The Canyon Groove Technology provides improved snow traction and braking yet remains low enough in the tread face to maintain the smooth quiet ride.


  • Dynamic Range Technology incorporates a Falken-exclusive silica tread compound that allows the rubber to remain pliable at low temperatures, increasing grip in wet, snow and icy conditions. During dry conditions, as the rubber heats up, chemical bonds remain strong.

  • Wide angled tread slot provides additional snow grip by allowing snow to be packed into the center of the tire.

  • Wide circumferential grooves effectively evacuate water and significantly enhance hydroplaning resistance for outstanding wet handling.

  • 3D Canyon Sipe Technology increases edges for ice braking and interlocks under load for better handling and improved wear.

  • Sculptured Groove Wall provides better snow grip and eliminates rain groove wander.

The ZIEX ZE960 A/S features a 65,000 mile / 105,000 km Limited Tread Life Warranty for H & V-rated sizes, and a 45,000 mile / 70,000 km Warranty for W-rated sizes.




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For more then 50 years Town Fair Tire has been selling name brand tires at discount prices. We just sell tires. So when you walk into a Town Fair Tire you can be confident that you will be serviced by a knowledgeable tire professional. At Town Fair Tire we pride ourselves in having the biggest brand name tires at the lowest possible prices. Town Fair Tire's pledge is to offer you the safest, longest wearing, best guaranteed tire at a price that can't be beat.