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The Best Winter Snow Tires in 2017
Finding The Best Winter Tires
We all know the importance of good snow tires in the winter weather. Winter tires can be the difference between getting in an accident and avoiding an accident because you were able to keep your grip on the icy roads. If you live in a cold climate, perhaps you know the true value of having the best winter tires. I know I learned the hard way a couple years ago when I bought cheap snow tires and I slipped on the ice.
Studded Tires are another way to ensure that you keep your tires keep their grip on the icy roads.
The Best Snow Winter Tires in 2017
Nokian WR G2 - A tire company well known for making high quality all season tires. Nokian Tyres was the first tire manufacturer to run production using earth friendly oils. This particular tire is great for all season use, and allows substantial grip in winter conditions.
Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3 - Michelin's best winter tire or snow tire. This type of tire works great for sports coupes or sports sedans that may still be driven in winter conditions or icy conditions. For example if you drive a BMW, and you still want to drive your performance vehicle during the winter: Your most ideal tire would be the Michelin Pilot Alpin PA3. This tire is designed to perform well on dry roads, wet roads, and snow packed roads.
Goodyear Ultra-Grip Performance 2 - Designed to perform great on dry roads and maintains exceptional ratings for wet roads and roads with ice, snow and winter conditions. Some of the key benefits that the Goodyear Ultra-Grip Performance 2 tires offer are: Extra grip under wet and slippery conditions like snow, ice and wet roads, improved wet and dry handling performance and improved dry braking, aquaplaning or hydroplaning and slush-planing resistance, increased grip on all types of surfaces when temperatures are cold, and a silent, quiet and comfortable ride.
Bridgestone Blizzak WS60 - Bridgestone's studless winter tire designed for wet roads and snow packed, icy conditions. Works great, very affordable. Ideal for coupes, sedans, minivans and crossover vehicles that frequently drive in the snow and icy roads.
Dunlop SP Winter Sport 3D - Great tires for icy and snowy roads. The tire contains a sticky compound that becomes activated during cold temperatures. These tires are made to constantly adapt to different temperatures and different road conditions. Provides excellent handling and traction in slushy conditions and dry roads. The 3D sipes on the edges of the tire actually open to provide additional traction.
Toyo SnowProx S 952 - A high performance winter tire for high performance cars. Designed for drivers that need extra traction in the winter while maintaining all season traction for dry roads as well. Ideal for sports cars, crossovers and other vehicles that demand maximum traction.
As a word of advice, you can find most of the snow tires available on Amazon and in most cases you will find that the prices on amazon are cheap and very competitive with tire shops.