Choosing the Correct Tyres for Weather Conditions
When choosing tyres, it’s a good idea to select the correct ones for your car. This involves choosing tyres which can also function well in different weather conditions.
Here are some factors to consider when choosing the correct tyres for weather conditions;
When considering weather conditions, keep in mind what weather or conditions you normally drive in. Are you looking for tyres that can handle lots of snow, heavy traffic, winding roads or extensive long distant driving?
For areas with lots of snow, snow tyres are best. If you might experience heavy traffic, you might need more responsive tyres. For winding roads or mountain areas, you need a tyre which handles well while you might need a tyre which offers a smooth and quiet ride for motorways.
If you experience many different driving conditions such as lots of motorway driving in summer and lots of snow in winter, you should consider investing in two sets of tyres. This will ensure they last longer and give you better performance in each weather condition.
The number of tyres – It’s important that your tyres match to ensure you can handle your car better which makes it easier to control. If you are replacing one damaged or worn out tyre, be sure to replace it with another tyre from the same company. It should be the same type, size and have the same speed rating. If you are replacing two, look for a set which match your current tyres tread depth as closely as possible. This will provide better results than a set of new tyres. If replacing all four tyres, you can try a new category of tyres which can possible last longer, give better traction or give a smoother ride. You can also look out for tyres which give better mileage.
Size of the tyres – Tyres bear the weight of your car so make sure you buy the right size since smaller tyres affect the way your car responds which could put you in harm’s way. To know the best size, check your owner’s manual to find the tire recommended for your car or consult with a tyre replacement company for best advice. You can get in touch with us today via our contact page for some helpful friendly advice.
Be sure to choose the correct tyres for the weather conditions you will be driving in most of the time.