Winter tyres lined up

What are the different types of tyres?

Thinking about changing your tyres?

Discover the difference between the tyres available

The weather changes throughout the year and this also has an impact on driving conditions on the road. When you choose to change your tyres to match the appropriate season, you will see the benefit.

What is the difference between Summer and Winter Tyres?

The most obvious difference between Summer and Winter Tyres are the tyre treads. On Winter Tyres the tread cuts into the tyre in curved chevron patterns and they are also chunkier however summer tyres have a more circular tread.

Both tyres are also made from different rubber with each type of rubber designed to adapt to and work effectively in the different driving conditions.

What are the 3 types of Tyres to switch to?

  • All -season - Can be used throughout the year
  • Summer - Provide better all-round performance in the warmer months
  • Winter - Usually fitted when temperatures drop below 7°C