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      03-10-2013, 01:29 PM   #658
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Originally Posted by GregW / Oregon View Post
Correct - PSS equal or better in every way and cheaper.
GregW is correct. Only reason that PS2 is still around is that it is an OEM tire for many vehicles. And when you offer OEM equipment, then you have to offer it for like 7 years or something...

Originally Posted by Chriskm3 View Post
Just switched out Amy rs3 with pss. I have to say that there are many improvements over the rs3 under daily driving situations. Much smoother, quiter, better grip in wetness but at the same time less traction. Dry grip of rs3 is hard to match. I was a bit disappointed with the pss dry performance. after reading several positive reviews on the pss I was expecting more.
The RS3 is a really good dry traction tire, but you give up quite a bit for that traction, especially in the wet. But according to most tests, the PSS is on par with the RS3 in dry traction. Here are the results from the Car & Driver Monsters of Grip test: