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G'day & Welcome @sponderb - perhaps advise us of your intended use e.g. always onroad; occasional / frequent offroad; majority suburban or mainly highway etc ;-)

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The Ecopia's have a rating of 600 A A over on tire rack. That would suggest that it lasts 6 times as long as the "100" treadwear test tire; generally speaking, anything 500 or higher should last about 80,000 miles under the controlled conditions - but in reality, it'll be less than that. My Outback had Continental Contiprocontact which is rated at 540 but had to be replaced around 45,000 miles. I also drive about 3/4ths city, and 1/4 highway.

Since I'm leasing, my expectation is that it'll be a non-issue, since the lease is done in 36 months and 36,000 miles.
 

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Mine lasted 2,500 miles -- until the first snowfall when it became all too obvious that Michigan winters were far from Subaru's mind when they specified Ecopia tires for the 2019 Forester Premium. (The Ecopia also receives a poor snow performance rating from the customers of Tire Rack.) The as-new Ecopias were replaced yesterday.
 

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Yeah, my Ecopias didn't make 1000 miles. They were sliding on wet salt on Vermont roads.Not even snow under them for them to lose their grip. Shouldn't be legal to sell tires so bad. Truly impressed by everything else, but hope some Subaru exec got a juicy kickback over the Bridgestone contract, because otherwise there's no sense at all in these being OEM.
 

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What did you replace the Ecopia's with?
 

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I have a 2016 Premium that came with the OEM Geolanders. At about 35K miles I had a flat. The old tires looked fine until I compared them to the new and saw how much the tires had worn. I felt better about the flat because it prompted me to replace the tires. I'm near Seattle and hydroplaning is my primary concern.
To answer your question, I'd say I could get ~40K out of the OEMs if I was not running them in late fall or winter (rain or snow).
 

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I had to replace by Yokohama tires (2007 model) after 12,000 miles because of an uneven wear pattern. Never a problem since with Michelin (going on 43,000 miles).
 

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Huh. I had some less than stellar experiences with the Yoko's on my 2009 Legacy years ago.

I hesitated to put Michelins on there, I had a family member who had some dry rot issues after a snowy, salty, briney winter... Probably just a one-off.
 
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