Originally Posted by ersatzknarf
Chris and JT, I think JL and I were referring to the XZLs in the larger (255/100R16 / 9.00R16) size. I've not heard bad things about the 7.5R16 / 235/85R16 size...
I can't imagine that it's any different--same compound and tread pattern.
It does pay to sipe your tires, though. You'll get better performance in slick conditions and the tires will last longer because the lugs wear less when they can move around a bit.