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What Tires are Good in the Winter?

You want to make sure you’re getting the most out of everything on your car especially with the winter season only a few months away. It can be an especially hard time on cars and if everything on your vehicle isn’t up to it that can make things rough. Slick roads and lots of salt can slowly add up to do a lot of harm to your car, so it’s important to have everything ready before that first flake hits.

Having a good set of winter tires can be the difference sometimes on the road, good, capable tires are important any time of the year, but especially in the winter. What makes for a good winter tire though? Is it all about the tread size? Or is there maybe something else entirely?

What are Good Winter Tires?

Most people buy all-season tires because they perform well in most situations, but in the winter extremes, you’ll feel safer with a good set of winter tires carrying your vehicle. The first thing to think about if you want to make the switch to winter tires is just what kind of extremes will you be hitting and how often? There’s no sense in going overboard if it’s a simple commuter car, but if you have a more high-performance car then you might have to splurge a bit more.

There are some different styles to look at as well especially when it comes to tread design and what they are designed to do. Some tires are designed to better handle the snow while other work better handling clear-road conditions. The right tire for you is all a matter of what you need and experience on a regular basis.

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Winter Tire Advice

If you need some advice on what sort of winter tires you need you can feel free to give us a call and we’ll help however we can. You can also stop by our dealership and get set up in a new car before winter hits.