Tag Archives: 265/70R16 All-season tires

If in the market for all year-round tires, then you might wonder what the difference between all-season tires versus all-weather tires is. The main difference being that the all-weather tires hold the “Three Peak Mountain Snowflake” emblem indicating that these tires have met the required performance criteria in snow testing and are considered severe snow service rated. All-season tires on the other hand are not snow service rated. The name “all-season tires” is somewhat of a misnomer as they are not rated for use in winter or at least not for snow and ice. The all-season tires are for all seasons in areas where the seasons are mild and no severe winter weather. This makes all-weather tires the best choice in areas with severe winters at least if you are looking not to change into snow tires in the winter. It is because the all-weather tires hold the same severe…

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