How Much Should 4 snow tires cost?
Costs vary by brand, but, without discounts, you can expect car snow tires to run about $150 each and SUV/truck snow tires to go for about $200 each. For a car, that’s $600 for a full set; $750 if you decide to get a spare. For SUVs and trucks, that’s at least $800 for a full set; $1,000 if you opt for the spare.
Do I really need snow tires for winter?
Think again. Tests conducted by Canada’s Traffic Injury Research Foundation showed that winter tires provide superior traction, braking, and cornering in all cold-weather driving conditions compared to an all-season tire. We’re talking better traction whether the road surface is snow-covered, icy, wet, or even dry.
Are winter tires worth it on AWD?
As multiple independent tests have concluded, winter tires are the most significant differentiating factor in a vehicle’s performance on snow and ice, and are essential for AWD and 4WD vehicles to perform their best in severe winter conditions.