bought the tires on a budget and they have a higher mileage rating than some more expensive tires, so far i have driven the car 20,000 miles with the tires on them, they still have about 70% tread remaining and are wearing evenly (of course i have been cross rotating regularly). i have only had to rebalance them once and none of the tires took more than a 1/4 ounce of weight. they are a little bit more noisy than a high end michelin tire or something of that sort, but nothing obnoxious and nothing more than i would expect from a slightly aggressive tire as this one. but the tread did really well in some nasty snow we had last winter and have had no other issues so far. highly recomended value tire.
I recently replaced the factory Potenza's with these. I have always had separate Winter Tires (Dunlop SP Wintersport 3), and I never looked forward to switching back to the original factory all weather tires. I finally wore them out and got the the new Pole Positions after much research. The car just doesn't move at all around hard turns. I was really surprised by how smooth and quiet they rode for a performance tire even at a little higher inflation (I'm keeping them inflated at 38psi front and 36psi rear). I tried a few different combos of inflation and they drove best a little stiffer. They are very low profile. So far wet driving has been excellent. Love these.
The review screen required me to rate treadwear and snow. Since it's a summer tire, I do not drive these in the snow. I have not had them long enough to rate treadware accurately.