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2019 Porsche Cayenne Test Results; Tire Wear vs. Wet Weather Performance

Jan. 4, 2019

Porsche has finally redesigned its Cayenne SUV, and we discuss our overall impressions, and how it performed in our tests. Wet weather can have a significant impact on how tires perform, and the problem only gets worse as a tire ages. CR recently conducted a test on how tires with low tread depth handled in our wet braking and hydroplaning courses, and why a tire from Michelin impressed us. We also answer audience questions about the 2019 Toyota RAV4, how long it takes us to fully test a vehicle, and whether changing a new car’s tires and shocks is a good idea.



:45 - worn tire testing in wet conditions & Michelin claim check


7:21 - winter tire care tips


10:01 - Porsche Cayenne Road Test results


16:24 - audience question #1: replacing brakes and shocks


20:06 - audience question #2: duration of CR’s auto testing protocol


23:33 - audience question #3: replacement for 2010 Toyota RAV4?


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