Mister-Auto enables you to maintain your car at a lower cost all year round, thanks to its sale of original parts and parts from large manufacturers. But that’s not all, because from now on, the Internet-based car maintenance specialist is offering you a range of tyres from the best brands at discount prices. At the same time as you order your car parts, you can order your summer/winter/all-season tyres or even tyres for your 4x4. You simply have to choose the most suitable brand for you, from among Michelin, Bridgestone, Goodyear, Dunlop, Continental and many more.
The tyre is an essential component of your vehicle. As the only point of contact with the ground, it must allow the vehicle to accelerate, turn and brake irrespective of road conditions, driving style and weather conditions. Thus, you cannot fail to be aware that the tyre is an essential component for the proper functioning of your vehicle. Indeed, safety, driving comfort and low fuel consumption depend to a large extent on your choice of tyres.
Summer tyres are recommended when weather conditions are moderate. However, if the temperature drops below 7°C (44.6°F), the use of winter tyres is recommended. In fact, summer tyres become stiff with the cold and their grip is compromised. Snow tyres provide an increased grip on cold, wet or snow-covered ground, and therefore reduce the risk of accidents. Winter tyres also have the advantage of being better at draining water in case of heavy rainfall. A vehicle must be fitted with appropriate tyres for the season. Mixing summer and winter tyres compromises the safety of the driver and passengers, as the car may begin to develop dangerous oversteer or understeer.
4x4s and SUVs are vehicles that need suitable tyres, according to how one uses them. There are three different types of tyres for 4x4s: all-terrain tyres, which are also known as ‘Off-road’, on-road tyres and mixed tyres.
In order to determine when you should change your tyres, it is important to regularly check their condition: