Which Tire is Better, Summer or All-Season?

Being as informed as possible about your car helps you to make better decisions when the time comes to replace your tires. It can also help to save you money in the long run.

Despite the name, all-season tires can underperform in certain weather conditions. There are times when summer tires are actually the better choice. During warm weather, summer tires can provide superior handling in rainy conditions. They also outperform other tires on scorching pavement. Their composition gives them a superior grip on the road, improving braking distance and turning capabilities. In cold weather, however, their ability to grip disappears as they become less flexible. They also lose traction, something that all-season tires offer due to the deep grooves in their tire pattern. All-season tires also last a lot longer than their summer counterpart.

Be sure to stop by Parker Johnstone’s Wilsonville Honda if you need a new set of tires. Their knowledgeable specialists are on hand to assist you with whatever service your car may require.


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