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Winter tires for cars ideally contain deep treads and grooves, have a heavy weight, which allows for better handling and faster stopping, and are made from a strong rubber material. Some snow tires also have studs across... More »

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The top Nokian winter tires are the Nokian WR G3 and Nokian Hakkapeliitta series, which includes the Hakkapeliitta 7, 8 and R2. These tires receive top ratings from experts at Consumer Reports, and also receive positive ... More »

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In British Columbia, winter tires are required on high mountain passes between Oct. 1 to March 31 throughout the province. They are also required on designated highways. More »

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Hankook's top-rated winter tires include the RW11 i-Pike for trucks and SUVs, and the Winter i-cept evo and Winter i-Pike RS for various passenger cars. Each of these models received a rating of four stars out of five or... More »

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The major differences between winter tires and mixed tires are the type of rubber used to make them and the tread patterns on the tires. Winter tires use a thick, flexible rubber that stays soft in cold weather and many ... More »

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