Winter tires, also known as snow tires, are designed to help provide enhanced traction once the temperature drops below 45Fº/7.2Cº. If you live in a place where you’ll have to drive through harsh winter conditions regularly, winter tires might be right for you.
Winter tires offer the best of traction and grip in severe winter weather conditions. They’re built to help provide confident control in ice, slush, freezing rain, and snow.
Winter tires help provide enhanced braking performance in snowy and icy conditions.
The pliable tread compounds featured in winter tires remain soft even in frigid temperatures – which makes for a stronger grip in comparison to all-weather tires.
When you're looking for new tires, keep an eye out for these technologies in some of Goodyear's popular Winter tires.
A tread with numerous biting edges offering enhanced gripping traction particularly on icy and slick roads.
A tread compound that offers enhanced traction on ice and snow-covered roads from season to season.
These blades offer enhanced stopping and starting power on snow and ice.
For information on these and other Goodyear technologies, view the tire glossary.
You should also remember look for the Severe Snow Conditions Symbol located on the sidewall of a tire when you're shopping for winter tires. This symbol indicates a tire that meets a snow traction standard recognized by the RMA (Rubber Manufacturers Association).
Before you decide which tire type is right for you, keep these key differences in mind.
If you're still unsure, explore the links below.
Learn more about how Goodyear's Winter tires stack up against the competition.Goodyear's Best Winter Tires
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