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2013 E350 18" tires

I apologize ahead of time as this has likely been asked/answered but I could not find.

Just purchased 2013 E350 w/ sports pkg. 18" AMG tires currently with one of the 2 continentals typically used. Cannot recall which.

I live in MN and will be using blizzac during snow months. Looking for a tire from spring to late fall. My main question is whether or not anyone can recommend a tire that will:

1. last longer than the typical 25-30K I see mentioned for the typically used ones.

2. will have the least chance of having a flat (probably my biggest worry w/ the low profile). I am less concerned about compromising some element of control, road noise, etc. I would gladly sacrifice for less chance of blowing a flat on a nail or pothole as well as longer life. I have a very long commute and am a bit worried. I have been driving a camry and Yukon for several hundred K miles now and not one flat. Hoping to continue my luck.

Are there some other options out there that might fit the bill aside from the 3 tires most MB dealers recommend?

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Buy the tires form a respectable companies like Michelin, Yokohama, Pirelli, or Continental.....

The tires that fit your need would be an all seasons tires......

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Thanks for the response. Is there any specific tire that you think might last longer and have a lower rate of failure compared to the others? I assume any low profile tire combined with a heavy car puts one at greater risk for blowing a tire on pothole, nail, debris, etc.

I've been looking but it seems nearly impossible to find any objective data to answer these questions.

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http://www.tirerack.com/tires/TireSe...SortCode=54300

Use tire rack dot com as a guide line..^^^..

A lot of information and tires rating.....

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Contenental pure contact(I think that's what it's called) 97v is a great tire just bought 2 from a wholesaler. Mclenahans whole sale tires cash and carry $320 for the pair. All season Michelin is a great tire too probably even better just a little pricey. I have 12 E350 4matic and want to replace the other 2 stock Contenentals with the pure contact ASAP. Just my opinion. Good luck.
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don't you wanna stick with the Continental? I think its one of the great tires being sold in the market.

tires such as Michelin, Yokohama, Pirelli, or Continental are recommended by most MB owners because they got got good feedback on it.
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All i can say is dont use Goodyear F!'s!
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