Now is the perfect time to remind motorists about the vital characteristics of tires for different seasons.
Most cars have long been waiting for the onset of winter in the respective tires, however, is another obvious comparison of the characteristics of different tyre types to look at benefit to all.
Before discussing tests of the tire under different weather conditions, pay attention motorists: don’t forget to adjust to winter driving mode. On snow, icy or wet roads the car behaves differently.
And now to the tests which held the tire experts Youtube channel Tyre Review. The guys whose job is to assist in the selection of wheels for car owners, informative showed behavior summer, all-season tires, “euroshima” and “Nordic” tires for the harsh winters and CrossClimate tires (summer tire certified for winter) in different weather conditions.
The testers went to the test ground Test World in Northern Finland in search of the answer to the old question: what, after all, the point of intersection of the possibilities of winter and summer tires? Now manufacturers recommend to change “winter”, if the established temperature +5-7 degrees Celsius. According to the recommendations in this weather rubber compound in summer tires due to its composition begins to run much worse: Sheena harden, grip during acceleration, braking and maneuvers are dramatically reduced.
The test included braking on different types of tires at different temperatures on different types of surfaces. The car was in all situations, one: the standard Volkswagen Golf 7 wheels 205/55 R16.