Winter tyres vs all-season tyres
It contains a higher percentage of silica and natural rubber. Compounds allow winter tyres to remain flexible and perform better in lower temperatures.
Design of winter tyres
To provide traction in deeper snow and sub-zero temperatures. Mud and snow tires will perform just fine in lighter snow, but if you regularly drive in snowy conditions at temperatures lower than seven °C, you’re better off with good winter tires. In other words, if you wouldn’t feel comfortable choosing an all-season tire in the winter, mud and snow tires are probably not the best choice for your vehicle.