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I have a 2008 sport and i'm at a loss on which tires to buy. I want the extremecontact dws but the won't be out again till march. So now my only options are the Micheline alpine HP's or pilot sport a/s. I do realize that one is a winter tire and one is an A/S tire. Which would you buy if you had to drive in less then 3" of snow at a time maybe 3-4 times a year? I don't want to have to buy summer and winter tires. But i'm at a loss on what to do. I do not want my wife to drive my Titian in the snow unless thats the only option. The stock badyears have to go and fast. The last snow fall I drove her car and wow I barely made it home and the badyears aren't even close to being worn out. The wet traction has also bit the dust with the tires. Just looking for some thoughts on the matter. Thanks.
 

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There are more things to consider than 3" of snow 3-4 times a year. But if you plan to drive in the snow - do not drive without at minimum an all season tire. Summer tires are not designed for cold weather, so once the temp drops below 40's you begin to lose traction.

If you don't know about tirerack.com you need to review that site. If you are really not sure, please call them and talk to them about options. Also, you can use them to order tires or shop local deals.

Personally, your truck may say Sport, but it's still an SUV. It's not a sports car, so I would tend to get tires that are all season and that have a high mileage warranty. If you feel you really need summer tires, you may want to consider another vehicle that can allow you to corner and handle high speeds safely. Just an opinion and I know all about the BMW X5 M and X6 M, yet I am not overly impressed with high center of gravity sports cars. But the sport looks great, but just be practical in what you really need and look for a good value.
 
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