What do the best winter tires know? – Car engine

Advertisement – If you want to buy winter tires today, you can choose from several options. In addition to premium brands, we also find a favorite among mid-range products, you don’t have to choose the most expensive one. It is true that well-known names attest to reliable quality, but personal needs must also be taken into account.

The reliable Dunlop

Dunlop’s name is known to many. Winter Sport 5 is designed for better performing cars and is a new product of the brand. The sipes have been designed to have a slightly square shape, which provides excellent lateral grip even on slippery roads. More blocks equals a larger contact area that will stick to snowy roads as well. Rain should not be forgotten in the winter either, but the Winter Sport 5 remains controllable on wet roads. And low rolling resistance reduces fuel consumption.

Also worth mentioning is the tire called Winter Response 2, which performs great in winter conditions. According to tests, it has achieved excellent results in braking, which becomes even more important on wet and icy roads. For safe driving, we need to leave a longer following distance, but we can further improve our chances by choosing the right car tire.

Goodyear is also on the list


After Dunlop, Goodyear is also among the best. Ultra Grip tires perform great in the snow thanks to the latest technological innovations. It is designed to maintain the maneuverability of the vehicle on wet, dry and snowy roads, making it a truly safe product. The tire makes contact with the road over a larger surface, the V-shaped tread almost clinging to the snow while ejecting rain on the other side. No matter if we have to drive on a straight road or on a winding serpentine, extraordinary traction benefits the driver in all situations.

What does Michelin know?

He has quality winter tires we are looking for, we cannot go next to the Michelin Alpin 6 either. Designed for passenger cars, this winter tire is backed by modern developments that ensure safety and maneuverability on both dry and snowy surfaces. The special feature of the tire is that it pays attention to the needs of the driver even when worn, as it provides the same when used as in its new age. The tread pattern has taken on a self-regenerating shape, which means that the channels gradually open and widen with wear. Added to this is the multi-layer tread compound, which will not degrade the adhesion result despite the heavier snow.

Vredestein is also among the best

Last but not least, we should mention the Vredestein winter tires, which are available at a somewhat cheaper price, although that doesn’t mean we should give in below our expectations. That’s it winter tireslike the Wintrac Pro or Contrac 2 has achieved great results on wet roads, so braking will be safe not only in the rain but also in the snow. When driving in winter, you always have to reckon with icy road surfaces, but these reliable brands make driving even easier.

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Source: Autó-Motor by www.automotor.hu.

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