Top 5 Winter Tires
September 24, 2020
Today we are going through the best winter tires on the market for your vehicle and what makes them so great.
1. Toyo Tires Open Country C/T
The Open Country C/T has a 3-peak mountain snowflake rating which qualifies it for severe snow conditions. These can be driven year-round. Though they have a pretty aggressive tread pattern, they are very quiet on the road and make for a very comfortable ride. They will have good traction for off-road driving as well. They will have a long tread life and are well-known for their incredible durability. The balanced tread design helps to resist impact, cutting, chipping while still remaining flexible in low temperatures. The Open Country C/T has a Q Speed index and an E load range and it is available as low as $820.
Wheel in photo: Hostile Sprocket
2. Michelin Latitude X-Ice X12
Up next is the Michelin Latitude X-Ice X12, this tire is a consume favorite and has fantastic reviews. This snow tire is designed for unpredictable extremities in winter, from black ice to snow and slush. The deep treads help to reduce snow buildup and an increased number of biting edges create better traction, grip, and braking capabilities. These also have a really long tread life, so you know your money won't be wasted. They proved great fuel efficiency, and they have a 40,000-mile warranty or a standard 6-year warranty. The Latitude X-Ice is also known for being quiet on the road. It has a T speed index and a 113 load index, they are available as low as $728.
3. Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2
Another tire with amazing ratings, the Bridgestone Blizzak DM-V2 is a winter tire that you can count on. Bridgestone wants to give you the confidence to drive in the winter, even in the worst conditions. With not only safe performance but increased performance. The Blizzak creates a comfortable and quiet ride with reliable handling and impressive traction in snow and ice conditions. It has a limited winter tire warranty. It has fantastic braking capability and grip in the snow. Again, this tire has impressive durability. You can get it as low as $760 making it a really good value. It has a T speed index and a 107 load index. They have an S speed index and an SL load range.
Wheel in photo: Fuel Diesel D636
4. Toyo Tires Celsius CUV
Another from Toyo Tires makes our list. This is another year-round tire, saving you time and money so that you won't have to swap out your tires every year. When put to the test, the Celsius stops up to 31 feet shorter on snow than a typical all-season tire. The Celsius is backed by a 60,000-mile warranty. It has a long tread life and great snow and ice traction. It rides comfortably, offers great fuel efficiency, and makes for a quiet ride. The multi-wave sipes minimize irregular wear and improve braking on all road conditions. Snow claws increase block rigidity for better ice and wet traction. Slush grooves evacuate slush and snow. You can get them as low as $656 making them a really amazing value on the list.
5. Firestone Winterforce2
Finally, to wrap up our list we have the Firestone Winterforce2. This tire is certified with the 3-peak mountain snowflake. Known for its long-lasting performance to get you through many winters. It has a special cold weather compound, open shoulder slots, and tread design to provide better grip in snowy conditions. The full depth tread features provide that long-lasting performance mentioned earlier. This reliable tire comes in as low as $500 for a set making them the lowest price tire on the list.