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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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  • 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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  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • How to Break In Your Winter Tires

  • …bit unsettling at first, you will naturally adjust to the different feel as you put more miles on the tires. The extra tread depth, special compounding and more aggressive tread patterns associated with snow tires may be a step down in handling in the dry compared to non-winter tires. However, they…

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