Why pay more for 'premium' Summer tyres?

Premium tyres size 235/40/18Y cost about £180 per wheel for my Mondeo. Budget tyres same specification cost about £70 per wheel. What am I getting for spending an extre £400 for premium tyres?

Asked on 6 December 2011 by P. Ratcliffe

Answered by Honest John
Much better tyres that are quieter, hold the road better, last longer and give better fuel economy. See www.tyrereviews.co.uk
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