Market speaks on SUV tires
Keeping abreast with the latest in the SUV tire segment will help make your tire purchase decision easier. To pick the one that is right for you, read ahead.
- All-season tires: Choose an all-season SUV tire if you’re looking for yearlong performance. These large rim diameter tires like the Yokohoma Parada Spec-X, enhances the tires’ performance and increase its versatility.
- Summer tires: General Grabber UHP and Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric SUV-4×4 tires are top in the class of SUV tires providing dry and wet road performance. These summer tires are wide to enhance the traction on dry and wet roads and are not meant for use on snow or icy surfaces.
- Highway tires: In comparison to other tires, these are heavy duty tires that are used on SUVs or lights trucks for highway use. The treadwear is rib-type providing even wear on a dry as well as a wet terrain. Michelin XPS Rib and Continental Vanco 2 are best sellers in this category.
- All-season luxury tires: These tires give your luxury SUV a stylish appearance and classy comfort. All season adaptability, noise comfort on highways and traction in surfaces with up to light snow is the complete package. The top seller is Michelin Premiere LTX.
- All-season highway tires: These tires give your SUV all-season traction and comfort. They usually have independent tread blocks to give on-road and bad-weather traction. Firestone Destination LE 2 is a good choice if you’re looking for such a tire.
- All-terrain tires: The multi faceted tread blocks in these tires aid them in maneuvering through snow, soil, gravel, ice, and sand with equal ease. Tires like Goodyear Wrangler SilentArmor and Pirelli Scorpion ATR can be used all year long.
- Winter tires: Traction on snow and ice is needed to drive your SUV safely in winter. Low-temperature tread compounds are used in manufacturing tires like Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2 and Michelin LXT winter that helps them grip on snow and ice.