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Summer Tires

March 6, 2017

Tags: Categories: Car Care, Car Tips & Advice, Tires

Yes, there is a difference between summer tires and all-season tires. Depending on your vehicle, driving conditions, and personal preferences, one may be a better option than the other. So, which one is the right one for you?

All-Season Tires

All-season tires offer acceptable performance in wet, dry and snowy conditions. They have moderate tread depths and are engineered to provide longer tread life than summer tires, which have shallower tread depths. They provide ride comfort, handling, and other performance attributes suitable for most drivers. All-season tires perform well in warm weather, but they may offer less grip than summer tires and are a good option for drivers in moderate climates and driving conditions.

Summer Tires

Summer tires are ideal for high performance vehicles, and are built for speed and agility. They offer increased responsiveness, cornering, and braking capabilities. This is typically attributed to specialized tread patterns for improved precision on the road. They may have shallower tread depths that allow for more stability when pushed closer to their limits. Surprisingly, summer tires provide better performance in wet driving conditions, thanks to unique tread patterns that help evacuate water and resist hydroplaning.

The material contained in this newsletter is for informational purposes only and is based on sources believed to be reliable and authoritative. However, this information has not been independently verified by us. This newsletter should not be construed as offering professional advice.

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