Buyer’s guide: five features to consider when choosing a winter tyre

Profile, tread, compound, suppleness, and pressure

Tyre performance takes on a new significance in winter.

While little more is required of a summer tyre than to roll swiftly, winter rubber must keep you upright, ward off punctures, and go the distance through a season of frequently wet and grimy roads.

The Michelin Pro4 Endurance is a more robust, and so winter friendly take on the French brand’s popular competition tyre

With this in mind, it’s important to think carefully when making your next winter tyre purchase, considering profile, tread, compound, suppleness, and pressure.

We’ll examine each in the pages ahead with examples from tyres that have passed through the gates of RCUK Towers.


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