Choosing car tyres is not always an easy decision for most motorists. Where to buy them, what kind to buy, and of course, the budget, is the price of the tyre really worth its coin? Every car has factory tyres that were made for that car and sticking with them is not a bad decision but there are other factors to consider.
First of all, what type of tread is needed? Where does the motorist live and what types of roads and terrain does the car travel on? Dirt roads or gravel roads will need a better grip tyre, while a car that travels a lot of highway miles will need a harder rubber tyre that will last longer and be quieter than the mountain climbing tyres.
There are five main types of tyres for all driving conditions.
1. Standard or all season. The name says it all. It is good in wet or dry pavement, rain or snow and has a harder rubber compound that gives the tyre longer life. The tread pattern also cuts down on the noise and allows a quite smooth highway drive.
2. ALL Terrain. This tyre has the best grip and is designed to tackle any mountain the motorist can drive on. Its tread design is for handling gravel, dirt roads, mud tracks, and sand dunes.
3. Winter. These tyres are not the most quite since they have little metal studs in their treads for gripping into snow packed roads. They are …Continue reading