I bought these for my wife's mini-van and I'm very happy. The overall traction is great but the snow traction is fantastic! In the northeast this year we have had SNOW, and I can say without a doubt that these are the best all season tires I've driven in the snow! Last year I had the stock tires on this van and I could not make it up my driveway even with the AWD! Now I just GO, stop, and turn without any drama! I'm a HPDE driving instructor and I will be recommending these to all my students who are looking for a great all season tire. I will say that the sidewall is very soft and the tires need a lot of air. Also because the sidewall is so soft the steering response does suffer a bit but the trade offs are worth it.