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Has anyone gone thru a winter with the OEM wheels/tires? How has it performed in the snow - are the tires good enough or am I going to need a set of snow tires? Only time I ever had to do that was with a RWD vehicle, never FWD.
 

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In general the 17”on the LX, EX, & EXL should be adequate for most conditions. The 19” on the Sport and Touring will not do as well. Lower profile, larger diameter, and more width all work against winter traction. Hopefully someone will weigh-in with personal experience. Lots of folks are using two sets of tires (all four) these days.
 

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I have the sport 19" with 40 series aspect ratio tires gives me pause. I will probably for -1 or -2 for snows.
 

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Tirerack says these are the OE: https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Goodyear&tireModel=Eagle+Touring&partnum=34VR9ET&vehicleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&autoMake=Honda&autoYear=2018&autoModel=Accord+2.0T&autoModClar=Touring&autoMake=Honda&autoYear=2018&autoModel=Accord+2.0T&autoModClar=Touring

Oh, it also says these are OE as well, these are the ones I have:
https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Michelin&tireModel=Primacy+MXM4&partnum=34VR9MXM4PXLV2&vehicleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&autoMake=Honda&autoYear=2018&autoModel=Accord 2.0T&autoModClar=Touring

I'm not particularly fond of them, I had the same ones on my last car and they slipped a lot more often than I'm used to. They seem to slip a little on the accord as well. Granted, before I decided to try the Green X tires, I came from more sporty tires, the Pilot Sport A/S tires. Hopefully they come out with some more sporty all season tires before I have to replace mine.
 

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Tirerack says these are the OE: https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Goodyear&tireModel=Eagle+Touring&partnum=34VR9ET&vehicleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&autoMake=Honda&autoYear=2018&autoModel=Accord+2.0T&autoModClar=Touring&autoMake=Honda&autoYear=2018&autoModel=Accord+2.0T&autoModClar=Touring

Oh, it also says these are OE as well, these are the ones I have:
https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Michelin&tireModel=Primacy+MXM4&partnum=34VR9MXM4PXLV2&vehicleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&autoMake=Honda&autoYear=2018&autoModel=Accord 2.0T&autoModClar=Touring

I'm not particularly fond of them, I had the same ones on my last car and they slipped a lot more often than I'm used to. They seem to slip a little on the accord as well. Granted, before I decided to try the Green X tires, I came from more sporty tires, the Pilot Sport A/S tires. Hopefully they come out with some more sporty all season tires before I have to replace mine.
I have the same Michelin's as you on mine... as far as winter tires... When there is snow on the ground I'll be in my Yukon w/4 wheel drive. :smile: I'm more concerned w/all the non-drivers driving in the snow than I am w/traction of tires on my Accord... if those that can't drive in snow hit something of mine I want it to be my (old) SUV. :eek:
 

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Oh, it also says these are OE as well, these are the ones I have:
https://www.tirerack.com/tires/tires.jsp?tireMake=Michelin&tireModel=Primacy+MXM4&partnum=34VR9MXM4PXLV2&vehicleSearch=true&fromCompare1=yes&autoMake=Honda&autoYear=2018&autoModel=Accord 2.0T&autoModClar=Touring

I'm not particularly fond of them, I had the same ones on my last car and they slipped a lot more often than I'm used to. They seem to slip a little on the accord as well. Granted, before I decided to try the Green X tires, I came from more sporty tires, the Pilot Sport A/S tires. Hopefully they come out with some more sporty all season tires before I have to replace mine.
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Look again, the Michelins are rated 6 yrs/45,000 miles! (really?)


I will probably wind up getting a set of snows as my wife drives the car quite a bit. The low profiles don't do well in the snow, I know for a fact.
 

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Where I'm at, if we get snow, it's only a few days out of the year that I have to worry about it... and in that case... we're normally in my wife's Pilot anyway. It's the rain that I'm mostly concerned with, they don't seem like they hold as well as my old Pilot Sport A/S tires did.
 

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