Are you considering the purchase of new tires for your vehicle? If so, know that there are many different options to choose from. Many consumers can find this overwhelming. However, if you purchase your tires with climate and terrain in mind, you will likely get the most out of your investment. Keep reading for information about All-Season and Off-Road tires.
All-season tires are the standard choice for many auto manufacturers. Additionally, most vehicle owners will opt for this low-cost, high-quality type of tire. The All-Season tire has tread patterns and grooves that allow them to be quiet and perform well in many different types of weather situations. This tread design removes water from underneath
the tire. Furthermore, other tread features help the car retain traction on wet or snowy roads.
Performance vs. Touring
If you have a car with more horsepower and maneuverability, then All-Season Performance tires might be a great choice for your car. These tires provide a better grip on wet roads for cars that have a faster acceleration rate. However, these tires do not have the longevity and snow traction that most All-Season tires have.
All-Season Touring Tires are designed for riding comfort and low noise. Touring and Grand Touring tires are great choices for compact sedans. These tires also possess longer tread wear.
If you live in a region where climate changes are minimal from season to season, then All-Season tires would be a great choice. These tires can hold up to wet roads and in most cases, snowy conditions. Furthermore, this type of tire is more budget-friendly than many others.
If you consistently engage in light to moderate off-road driving, All-Terrain tires could be the right choice for your vehicle. These tires have tread patterns that allow them to handle more aggressive terrain. However, while they do provide maneuverability and balance off-road, you should expect lower fuel economy and less traction on wet roads.
Off-Road Max. Traction
Maximum traction tires allow you to journey onto all types of off-road terrains. These tires feature wide and deep grooves that help them grip the terrain, no matter where you are. Their heavy construction, sometimes embedded with Kevlar lining, protects against punctures.
Furthermore, these tires are designed in a way that allows you to reduce tire pressure on terrains like loose or sandy surfaces. Keep in mind, these tires are not meant for driving long distances on regular roads.
Do you have a Ford vehicle that needs new tires? If so, give our office a call at (859) 341-6603. In minutes, you will have a scheduled appointment so that a licensed-Ford technician can look at your car and recommend the right tires.