The Battle Between Winter and All-Season Tires

Winter Tires vs. All-Season Tires

“What is the difference between winter tires and all-season tires?” is one of the most common questions asked during the tire buying process. Before you head to the store, get the information you need on all-season tires or winter tires to make the right decision.

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-WINTER TIRES (Right on Picture)

  • Winter tires can provide enhanced braking performance in snowy & icy conditions
  • These tires perform well in all types of winter conditions – snow, ice, sleet, slush, wet and even cold dry roads
  • Winter tires feature tread designs made specifically for ice, snow and other severe winter conditions
  • They have specially formulated tread rubber that stays flexible at low temperatures for better vehicle control
  • The aggressive tread on a winter tire reduces snow build up
  • Most drivers find that winter tires provide a sense of confidence and control in challenging winter weather conditions

-ALL SEASON TIRES (Left on Picture)

  • All-season tires are designed to help provide traction and grip in wet and snowy conditions
  • They are made to help provide stable handling and even tread-wear in both wet and dry conditions
  • Although all-season tires offer traction in a variety of different weather conditions, winter tires surpass them when it comes to traction in snow and ice

Source: Good Year

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