Denote the theme of our discussion today – how to put winter tires: studded or not …. I confess to this topic so much has been written and stated that probably can not be original. However, we try to express their views on the subject. That put the winter tires should be, I hope to convince anyone not need (do not take into account the southern regions of our country). In our work we will not delve into the wilds of the choice of makes and models – a matter of taste and purse.

But many probably rose to choose between studs or not, and it does not matter – you are the owner of a new or used car – on the ice are all equal. In our opinion the choice should be based on actual conditions, which you move around the planet in the cold season. If you live in a major metropolis, which occasionally utilities still take the trouble to clean up the roads, you can try and do neshipovannoy rubber. No account should be taken to leave the garage arrays, yards and other adjacent areas, where often struggle with the ice is permanent. Another point – if you is not going on a long and far leave the house. All these conditions are satisfied – you're lucky, because you can not afford to ride a studless tires, enjoying the peace and decent handling on pavement.

If your on the road often you can find water in its solid form (snow, ice, etc.) and it is there long enough or often have to travel out of town – most likely you have to buy a "spike." Explain the choice of try in our next paragraph. When choosing a winter tire will be no harm to remember that they are the result of engineering, trying to combine the bus, seemingly incompatible things. For example, the bus must have decent handling on ice and dry pavement, you confidently snow-water slush, a small braking distances in all conditions, be cost-effective, low noise, low cost and so on. Combine it all in one – is impossible. On that the design of pre-prioritize the circumstances in which the rubber will be used. Accordingly studless tires, designed primarily to "European" winter, will be advantage over the spiked Indicators on the pavement (as dry and wet), and correspondingly lose in the "winter" tire-round discipline. Unfortunately there are no miracles, but sometimes want to. In the automotive press few highlights issues long-term use of tires. In our opinion studless tires subject to change to a stronger performance over time and increase mileage. This is due to characteristics of the tread pattern and rubber composition. Studded tires are also losing their properties, but not so explicitly. Another point on which you want to pay attention – studless tires can more fully express themselves in vehicles with ABS, again because of the features of the tread pattern. If your car is not ABS – we would have chosen spikes. We hope that a little help you in choosing winter tires. We wish you smooth roads and polite drivers.

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