Yokohama YK740 GTX Review

If you are here to find a review on one of the best all-season performance tires available on the market today, you have come to the right place.

The Yokohama YK740 GTX tires are extremely good, but as with all purchases there are certain aspects that one needs to consider when choosing one’s tires. Let us look at what this tire is all about.

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YOKOHAMA YK740 GTX Tires (Our Review)

Overall Assessment

Other than providing you with a quiet, smooth ride which is always a positive, these all-season touring tires from Yokohama also allow for excellent handling in all weather conditions. The durable tire not only allows for a smooth ride we all hope for, but also pushes the boundaries of what technologies are used. The ELS Orange Oil tread not only provides excellent traction in all weather conditions, but it also keeps the rubber pliable at lower temperatures. Perfect for optimal performance in the winter months or cold and wet weather.

To provide great cornering grip and handling stability the tires tread is specifically designed to evacuate the water from the tire that in turn helps in creating biting edges to better grip the road in inclement weather.

Now that we have touched on the safety features and what allows for a safer ride in rain, sleet, and snow. You might be thinking, what allows these tires to provide such a smooth ride and you’d be completely right. The Yokohama tire uses adaptive shoulder blocks and an optimized multi-pitch tread sequence, which has allowed for the YK740 tire to be one of the quietest, smoothest riding all season tires in its category.

 Pros:

  • Great dry traction and cornering stability
  • Triple 3-D sipes deliver excellent wet grip.
  • Quiet and smoother ride
  • Durable and long-lasting tread life

Cons:

  • Below-par ice braking performance
  • Acceleration
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Vehicles That Can Use The Yokohama YK740 GTX

Although there are a plethora of vehicles that can use this tire, below is a list of some of the more popular vehicles that are proven to be compatible with the YK740 GTX tire from Yokohama.

  1. BMW 3-Series, 5-Series
  2. Ford Fusion, Taurus, Focus
  3. Honda Accord, Civic, Fit, CR-V, Odyssey
  4. Hyundai Equus, Sonata, Genesis
  5. Kia Optima
  6. Lexus ES, GS, IS, LS
  7. Mazda 2, 3, 5, 6, CX-5, CX-7
  8. Nissan Altima, Maxima
  9. Toyota Camry, Corolla, Prius, Avalon
  10. Volkswagen CC, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Passat

Sizes and Specs

15″

  • 175/65R15 84H BW
  • 185/55R15 82V BW
  • 195/60R15 88H BW
  • 195/65R15 91H BW
  • 205/60R15 91H BW
  • 205/65R15 94H BW

16″

  • 185/55R16 83H BW
  • 195/45R16 84H XL BW
  • 195/50R16 84H BW
  • 195/55R16 87H BW
  • 205/55R16 91H BW
  • 205/60R16 92H BW
  • 205/65R16 95H BW
  • 215/55R16 97H XL BW
  • 215/60R16 95V BW
  • 215/65R16 98H BW
  • 225/50R16 92V BW
  • 225/55R16 99V XL BW
  • 225/60R16 98H BW
  • 235/65R16 103H BW

17″

  • 205/45R17 84V BW
  • 205/50R17 93V BW
  • 215/50R17 95V XL BW
  • 215/55R17 94V BW
  • 225/50R17 94V BW
  • 225/55R17 97V BW
  • 225/60R17 99H BW
  • 235/50R17 96V BW
  • 235/55R17 99H BW
  • 235/60R17 102H BW

18″

  • 215/55R18 95H BW
  • 225/45R18 95V XL BW
  • 225/50R18 95H BW
  • 225/55R18 98H BW
  • 225/60R18 100H BW
  • 235/45R18 94V BW
  • 235/55R18 100V BW
  • 235/60R18 107H XL BW
  • 245/45R18 100V XL BW
  • 245/50R18 100V BW
  • 255/55R18 109V XL BW
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19″

  • 225/55R19 99V BW
  • 235/40R19 96V XL BW
  • 235/50R19 99V BW
  • 235/55R19 105V XL BW
  • 245/55R19 103H BW
  • 255/45R19 100V BW
  • 255/50R19 107V XL BW

20″

  • 235/55R20 102H BW
  • 245/40R20 99V XL BW
  • 245/50R20 102H BW
  • 255/50R20 109V XL BW
  • 255/55R20 110H XL BW
  • 265/50R20 107V BW

Yokohama YK740 GTX Prices

 Yokohama YK740 GTX prices range from approximately $97 and up.

Warranty

Yokohama allows for a 60,000 mile tread life warranty with this tire. There is a first 2/32 inch of wear guarantee on the tire’s uniformity for all sizes.

Materials and workmanship are guaranteed for 5-years and include first year or first 2/32 inch of wear free tire replacement. A prorated amount is given for the remaining time period or down to the final 2/32 inch of tread depth.

If you’re looking for more info on Yokohama tires, you can find it here.

Yokohama YK740 GTX Customer Reviews

Patrick says: “ I much preferred these tires to the Michelins that came with my vehicle, a 2014 Avalon. In my opinion, the ride was much smoother and a lot quieter as well. After 138 000 miles on the road, it still rides like new and sounds the same as the day I put these excellent tires on. I am thrilled that I got these tires.”

Patrick posted 4 out of 5 stars (4 / 5) review

Anthony says: “All I was looking for in these tires was the smooth and quiet ride that has made these tires so famous. So far, I am extremely happy with them.”

Anthony posted 5 out of 5 stars (5 / 5) review

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