Can be studded for enhanced grip on icy roads. Use winter tires in sets of four for the best balance of handling and winter grip.
The Firestone Winterforce UV is part of the Tire test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Winter/snow truck tire models like the Winterforce UV are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.
Snow traction: Snow traction reflects the distance our test car needed to accelerate from 5 to 20 mph on moderately packed snow.
Ice braking: We tested ice braking on a skating rink from 10 to 0 mph.
Dry braking: Dry braking is from 60 to 0 mph.
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