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Mixed vs. Matched (Passenger Vehicle): The Difference Between Wintertime Gripping and White Knuckle Snow Slipping



Tires tested:
Bridgestone Blizzak WS60 (Studless Ice & Snow)
Bridgestone Turanza EL400-02 (Standard Touring All-Season)


Mixed vs. Matched Tires (01:42)

Category: Winter / Snow Tires


While it was a common practice to install a pair of winter / snow tires on the rear axle of a rear-wheel drive vehicle decades ago, the advances in winter / snow tire technology and traction that have occurred since then have made that practice unacceptable.

Watch as we learn what happens on our snowy test track when driving with only two winter / snow tires installed vs. four.

Read the Full Test Report.

Related Videos: All-Season vs. Winter / Snow Tires


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