Pirelli Scorpion Ice and Snow
This tire is targetted to light trucks, performance SUVs and high-performance rear-wheel drive cars. From Pirelli: Tread compound molded into a subtly asymmetric tread design that features a stable shoulder… circumferential grooves…and angled independent tread blocks.
“Cuts right though the snow and slush and seems to offer decent grip on glare ice. Coupled with AWD it’s like I’m driving a rally car,” says one enthusiastic owner.
High rating of 8.66/10 from 491 reviews on tirerack.com.
Purchase at Canadian Tire, 1010tires.com, and dealer locations in your area found on pirelli.com/tire/ca/en/dealer
Toyo Observe GSi-5
Unidirectional tread pattern and crushed walnut shells embedded in the tread compound dig and bite into the ice surface for improved ice traction. For passenger, light truck, SUV, CUV and van applications.
Says one owner, “First time Toyo tire owner. Extremely shocked. VERY good traction. Zero problems in deep snow, and in icy conditions. Stopping is amazing, and acceleration is great too. Best winter tire I have ever experienced on a RWD car.”
4.5/5.0 from 1010tires.com. Top rated tire from Canada’s APA.
Purchase at 1010tires.com and dealer locations in your area found on toyotires.ca
Pirelli Scorpion Ice and Snow, Toyo Observe GSi-5, Yokohama Ice Guard iG52c. Click image to enlarge
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Yokohama Ice Guard iG52c
The iceGUARD iG52c is Yokohama’s Studless Ice & Snow winter tire developed for the drivers of compacts, coupes, sedans and vans. High-density compound; extra wide centre rib and large control blocks; slush grooves and circumferential power grooves.
From tirerack.com: “What I first noticed about the IceGuard tire is how great it is on hard packed snow. It really grips during cornering and stopping.”
A new tire with limited reviews.
4.2/5.00 from 1010tires.com. From Haney Louka at autos.ca: “Rates right up there with Nokian’s Hakkapeliita and Continental’s Extreme Winter Contact as one of the best all-around winter tires.”
Purchase at 1010tires.com, kaltire.com and dealer locations in your area found on yokohama.ca