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  • On Tread Life

  • …is one that consumers focus on. In theory, the larger the number, the longer the tread life. In fact, this rating should be just one of the guides for tire selection. The rating provides a mere glimpse of tread life, not a guarantee. It is an assigned number that a manufacturer stamps on a…

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  • High performance snow tires—yes, you really need them.

  • …excel in colder temperatures. That means their tread design and compounds are built ready for that slushy, slippery road you'll soon be driving on. At Tire Rack, we have a pretty vast selection of Winter/Snow tires. Plus, our Winter Tire Decision Guide will help you determine which snow tires are…

  • The Easy Way to Find SUV Tires

  • …and model of your vehicle and where you drive it can play a huge role. Do you need SUV snow tires? Maybe a set of all-seasons. Our Tire Decision Guide can help you with all of this, as it will pull together a few performance category recommendations based on driving conditions and what you'd like…

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  • Spring showers

  • …in shallow water. By choosing a directional tread design when using a wider tire size than original equipment, you will receive maximum resistance to hydoplaning. Would you like more information on hydoplaning resistance? The Tire Decision Guide on Tire Rack's website is a superb tool for…

  • Winter Tire Performance Categories—A Quick Review

  • …traditional winter tire traction thanks to a series of studs that have been added to the tread. Currently Ranked #1: General AltiMAX Arctic Shop all winter / snow tires...and if you need it, our Winter Tire Decision Guide can help you determine what performance category is the best fit for you.

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  • Performance Snow Tires

  • …are available for light trucks and SUVs, too. Winter / Snow Tire Decision Guide It's easy to determine which snow tire category suits your vehicle. Answer a few simple questions in our Winter / Snow Tire Decision Guide, then we'll generate a list of performance snow tires based on your vehicle…

  • Review of: Goodyear Assurance ComforTred Touring

  • …a few bucks more but I think worth it when you hit close to 60,000 miles on them and you are run 6/32s yet to get to the 80,000 projections. Reasonable rotation at 10,000 miles which I find is all you need for mostly highway. Get a tire tread gauge for a few bucks and it helps guide even rotation.

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