Tag: winter tires

  • Are Winter Tires Louder? Yes, they are, 3 Reasons Why

    Are Winter Tires Louder? Yes, they are, 3 Reasons Why

    If you live up North in the US, anyway, it is an annual tradition to swap out your smooth, comfortable summer tires for your aggressive winter tires. It has to be done if you want to be safe, but a somewhat annoying side effect comes with the better grip. Loud tires, yes, winter tires are…

  • Do Winter Tires Use More Gas? And 2 Reasons Why This May Be The Case

    Do Winter Tires Use More Gas? And 2 Reasons Why This May Be The Case

    Do winter tires use more gas? In my experience, ‘YES’, winter tires affect the gas consumption of your vehicle. However, this needs to be qualified. One of my vehicles had non-studded winter tires; the other had oversized studded tires. While both used more gas in the winter. One used far more than the other, read…

  • Are Winter Tires Good in Rain? YES! Find Out Why

    With winter approaching, it’s time to start thinking about swapping out the summer tires for the winter tires. But every once in a while we get that errant rainstorm and you may be nervous about putting your winter tires on too soon. So, you may be wondering are winter tires good in the rain? In…