Folks in the northern part of the United States can attest to the headache of driving during the winter months. As treacherous as driving in those conditions can be, kids still have to go to school, errands have to be run and jobs tended to.
Driving in winter conditions is all about confidence. Recent advancements in vehicle stability technology have allowed drivers to be much more mobile in wintry weather, but when it comes to driving in the worst of conditions, it's still up to the tires to provide the traction necessary to go from point A to point B. And no other tire type provides that level of traction and confidence as a dedicated winter / snow tire.
While certain all-season tires can provide adequate traction year-round, the best all-season tire will not be as good as the worst winter tire in those same conditions. And if you have experienced a slide off the road, you know that every little bit of traction matters.
That's why running a Winter / Snow Tire & Wheel Package is ideal for drivers who experience Mother Nature's worst conditions. A dedicated aftermarket tire and wheel package will not only provide you the best available traction, but in the long run, prolong the life of your original all-season or summer tires. You may be tempted to simply swap the winter and all-season/summer tires on the original wheels, but take note: doing that will increase the possibility of breaking a tire bead or slashing the sidewall of the tires. Not only that, you will have to incur the added cost of mounting and balancing tires twice a year. Therefore, a wheel and tire package may not only be an intelligent option, but an affordable and less expensive one as well.
While it is true that winter tire buying season begins around September, there's still time! Please consider one of our affordable packages for your car.