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The Test Results

 

 

 

 THE TEST RESULTS

 

 

 

 

Think 3-season tires are good enough in winter?

Our independent test team set out for rugged, natural winter weather surfaces to mirror some of the most trying Canadian driving conditions.  We tested 19 tires right here in Canada...so you don't have to.

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Winter Tires

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All-weather Tires

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3-season Tires

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How quickly will you stop this winter?

The winter tires we tested stop 32.8% shorter on ice than the 3-season tires.

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Which tires should you use on slushy roads?

Winter tires are almost twice as good as 3-season tires when on slushy roads.

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What are the best tires we tested for slushy roads when cornering?

Our professional drivers rated winter tires the highest when cornering on slushy roads.

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The winter tires we tested are three times better at holding a corner on ice than 3-season tires.

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Kal's Tire Testing.  We tested tires right here in Canada...so you don't have to.

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All Tire Testing performed by an independent third-party in Canadian locations under controlled conditions which have been designed to mimic Canadian roads and road conditions. All testing was performed by professional drivers in specialized test vehicles and actual results may vary.

Aggregate of the 19 tires tested by Kal Tire.