All season and summer ultra high performance tires are commonly suited to upscale sedans or sporty automobiles. All season UHP tires are designed to supply good managing and responsive steerage in wet and dry circumstances, however the treadwear and ride consolation are common compromises. Summer UHP tires are not meant for chilly weather and won’t grip in snowy or icy situations. All season types may compromise some dry and wet grip to gain winter traction. Speed ratings: ZR 149 plus mph, W 168 mph, Y 186 mphTreadwear guaranty: None or 30,000 to 60,000 milesTypical wheel size: 17 to 22 inchesWinter/snow tires offer superior grip to go, stop, and corner in cold, inclement weather.
But they usually have faster treadwear than all season tires since the tread is specifically designed to bite into snow and ice, and the rubber is formulated to stay pliable at freezing temperatures. Also, winter/snow tires commonly take longer to prevent than all season tires on cleared roads. We test winter/snow tires suited to cars, functionality winter/snow tires for sports cars, and truck winter/snow tires for pickups and SUVs.