Walmart for tires of course
They were never on my radar as the place to go for anything auto repair related and maybe not on yours either.. However I was needing new tires on my 015 Forester to replace the original Yokohama's and so I checked into Consumer Reports ratings where their recommendation was the all-season General Altimax RT43 . Armed with that tidbit of info I visited a couple of local tire shops and Canadian Tire asking for their respective on the road prices. All 3 came back at roughly $800. It was purely out of interest that I thought to ask at Walmart and was very surprised when the guy quoted me $575 so of course I bit and had them ordered and installed a few days ago. So far so good.. What I noticed pretty much right away as I got on the 402 was how much quieter they are than the stock Yokohama's. But no, I still won't be taking a car to Walmart or Cantire for that matter, for repairs, but if you are looking at tires seems they can be a good deal.