Best 4X4 Tyres for the Cold Weather

There is no doubt that with the latest tyre technology, all-season tyres are a great go-to option. However, to have the ultimate all-round performance from your tyres, it’s best to select specific tyres for the seasons.

Summer tyres, which is what the majority of people in the UK drive with, are great in dry and warm conditions. Whereas winter tyres have a far greater advantage when driving in the cold and snow.

We know it can be a bit of a headache choosing which tyres are best for your car, so we chose the best ones for you below.

Goodyear Ultra Grip Performance+

Goodyear UltraGrip Performance + tyres

The performance+ is part of a refresh of Goodyear’s winter tyre offering for cars. This tyre is aimed mainly at the high -performance market and has ‘Winter Grip Technology’, which is a new compound with better elasticity at low temperatures.

In a number of tests ran by AutoExpress, this tyre took the braking, traction and circle honours. Additionally, being similar to the previous standard-setter from Continental, with strong front grip and a rear that follows rather than slides through turns. It also wins on handling and braking assessments, showing how well it performs in wet and cold conditions.

AutoExpress says: “A new benchmark that rival winter tyres now need to beat”

Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure

Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure tyre.

Goodyear Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure tyres have been created to keep people moving and safe the moment that you go off-road. This tough and durable tyre offers great performance and grip, with a well-defined tread pattern.

Removal of snow and slush from the tread is very good. Off-road performance is second to none while in snow, ensuring maximum safety when deciding to go for a wild ride out.

Additionally, thanks to DuraWall Technology, this tyre provides enhanced strength while resisting damage to the sidewall. The tyre also makes sure that pressure is evenly distributed throughout, to encourage mileage potential.

When the Wrangler All-Terrain Adventure was tested by DERKA against rival tyres from Bridgestone, Dunlop, and General, the Goodyear tyre provided 37% better mileage than the average three competitors.

Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2

Goodyear Vector 4Seasons Gen-2 tyre.

The Vector 4Seasons tyre from Goodyear uses innovative SmartTred technology and provides excellent driving performance in wet and cold conditions, as well as dry.

With its weather reactive technology, the tyre can adapt to the seasonal changes, also making it a great tyre for all-year-round driving. The high-density 3D waffle blades provide the tyre with excellent traction in snow and ice, and the low rolling resistance means that you can go much further on less fuel. 

Taking on multiple tests, it was found that this tyre fended off competition from big brands Continental and Michelin as a performer in wintery conditions.

There you have it! A list of some of the best 4X4 tyres available on the market that perform well in cold conditions. Hopefully, that headache has gone and you can choose the tyres that are best for your car.

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