Tires for off-road use for your SUV

Originally the reason for getting an SUV or 4-wheel drive vehicle was for off-road driving. This is not so much the reason anymore; however, many people still like to have the possibility to drive theirs car off-road occasionally. Some people even like the look of big knobby mud tires, but the truth is that if… Continue reading Tires for off-road use for your SUV

How to choose tires to optimize performance of your SUV

Tire manufacturers cater to the SUV market by producing more and more high-performance quality SUV tires for all seasons. It seems like these days you see more SUVs than passenger cars on the market. In fact, in 1999 U.S sales of SUVs and light trucks exceeded sales of regular passenger cars for the first time.… Continue reading How to choose tires to optimize performance of your SUV

Why all-weather tires outperform all-season tires in winter conditions

The main reason why all-weather tires outperform all-season tires is the fact that they are actually officially rated for use in winter conditions. They actually hold the “three peak mountain snowflake” symbol indicating that they meet the performance criteria in snow testing to be considered severe snow service rated. This is the same emblem used… Continue reading Why all-weather tires outperform all-season tires in winter conditions

All-season SUV tires versus all-weather SUV tires

When making the decision to put all-season tires or all-weather tires on your SUV, it is important to realize the differences between these tires. All-weather tires have the three-peak mountain snowflake symbol that certifies them for winter use. All-season tires do not hold this emblem and are therefore not recommended for severe winter use. They… Continue reading All-season SUV tires versus all-weather SUV tires

What to consider when buying all-weather tires for a hybrid or electric SUV

There are many things to consider when looking for all-weather tires for a hybrid or electric SUV. Hybrid and electric cars and SUVs are unique in that they are both heavier than traditional cars, which makes grip and traction even more important as the additional weight requires longer braking distance. When considering SUV all-weathertires for… Continue reading What to consider when buying all-weather tires for a hybrid or electric SUV

SUV All-season tires compared with SUV all-weather tires

If you own a SUV and would like to equip it with a set of tires that can be used year-round, you need to take into consideration what kind of driving you will be doing and where you live. SUV all-season tires can be used safely if you live in an area that doesn’t experience… Continue reading SUV All-season tires compared with SUV all-weather tires

All-weather tires for hybrid or electric SUVs

When in the market for SUV all-weather tires for a hybrid or electric SUV there are certain things to consider, like the type of winters in the area where you reside. There are also certain differences unique to hybrid and electric SUVs. The main difference is the weight of the vehicle, which is typically heavier… Continue reading All-weather tires for hybrid or electric SUVs

Best tires if you only want one set of tires

You should avoid driving with winter tires or all-weather tires if you don’t have any winter conditions, as all-season tires are the best choice of tires for these conditions. All-season tires can handle both dry and wet circumstances. SUV tires are the same as other tires. Don’t drive with SUV all-season tires in winter conditions.… Continue reading Best tires if you only want one set of tires

When to choose all-weather tires for an SUV

The benefit with all-weather tires compared to dedicated winter tires is of course the option to keep one set of tires year round. Since the Fosters live in an area with occasional snow in the winter, they wanted to equip their SUV with special SUV all-weather tires since they had read that all-season tires are… Continue reading When to choose all-weather tires for an SUV

When to choose all-weather tires for an SUV

The benefit with all-weather tires compared to dedicated winter tires is of course the option to keep one set of tires year round. Drivers who live in an area with occasional snow in the winter should consider equipping their SUVs with special SUV all-weather tires, since all-season tires are not able to handle snow and… Continue reading When to choose all-weather tires for an SUV