Bridgestone winter tires are designed and very capable for cold driving conditions. They product tires with high performance winter tread compounds molded into directional tread designs. This in return provide thousands of griping edges to combine stop and go traction in snow with responsive handling in wet and dry road conditions.
Thier BLIZZAK Studless Ice & Snow tires feature a patented multi-cell compound that contains millions of microscopic pores to help grip ice without the use of studs. These tires are proven to stop a vehicle traveling at only 30 miles per hour an average of 35 feet shorter on ice than popular all-season radials. This is a distance of about two car lengths!
Let’s review some of types of tires designed to be driven in cold weather conditions.
BRIDGESTONE’S STUDLESS ICE & SNOW
This first category includes the Studless Ice & Snow tires. These types of Bridgestone winter tire meet challenging wet driving conditions. This is because they deliver studded-like snow and ice traction without employing noisy, road-damaging studs. These tires feature flexible tread compounds molded into purposeful tread designs that off-set some handling in dry and wet conditions. So, they deliver excellent snow and ice traction. Available in a wide range of sizes for coupes, sedans, minivans, and crossover vehicles.
BRIDGESTONE’S PERFORMANCE WINTER / SNOW
The second category of tires include the Bridgestone Performance Winter / Snow tires. These tires are good for winter driving on European highways. Because the combined performance and grip makes this type of tire suitable for higher speeds driving in Europe. Available in many of the low sidewall profile, large wheel diameter sizes used on sports coupes and luxury sedans, as well as several crossover and sport utility vehicles.
BRIDGESTONE’S LIGHT TRUCK/SUV STUDLESS ICE & SNOW
Another category is the Light Truck/SUV Studless Ice & Snow tires. These Bridgestone winter tires designed for cold conditions are just like the first category, Studless Ice & Snow tires. However, they are available in a wide range of standard and heavy-duty sizes for full-size vans, crossover vehicles, sport utility vehicles and pickup trucks.
BRIDGESTONE’S LIGHT TRUCK/SUV PERFORMANCE WINTER / SNOW
The last category are the Light Truck/SUV Performance Winter / Snow tires. These tires are just like the second category, Performance Winter / Snow Tires. You can find these in Extra Load sizes used on performance-oriented crossover and sport utility vehicles, as well as several full-size cars.