05 Toyota Sienna - replace run flat tires?

toyota
sienna

#1

I bought this van used and live in the Northeast. I have heard an option is to ditch the run flats for regular all seasons.

Any suggestions would be appreciated.


#2

I don’t like runflats. They are expensive, don’t last very long, and aren’t the best performing tires. However, if you switch to normal tires, what do you have for a spare?


#3

+1

Virtually any decent-quality all-season tire will outperform those run-flats in terms of handling and–most importantly–tread life. And, they will do it at a much lower price.

However, then you have to figure out where you are going to place a spare tire, since there is no hardware for securing the spare.


#4

I would dump the run flats and start with a good tyre for your driving needs and local weather conditions. I believe you will need new rims, but they are not all that expensive.


#5

Carry a can of Fix-a-flat or something