Biggest problem I have with Falkens is country of origin. There are so many made in the USA tires out there, I just can’t justify buying Falkens.
I try to support US companies or US manufacturing when I can. sometimes you don’t have a choice, but there are lots of US made tires to choose from.
But none as highly rated as the Falken (which is also why I drive Toyota).
I put performance over national loyalty since buying tires is one of the least rewarding things I do every few years.
Got the Falkens installed yesterday - "Made In Thailand."
The Hankooks at the shop were from Indonesia.
Yeah, 4 out of 6 of my Toyotas were made here in the US, so I don't feel too bad about supporting American labor to buy Toyota. Tires on the other hand, there are just too many US made tires to choose from for me to go overseas, especially just because of subjective reviews. Sometimes there is no choice but to buy abroad, but sometimes it is just a choice. We can support American manufacturing, or not.
Anyway, hope the tires and your Toyota do well.