Types of 4x4 car tyres Northampton
Though 4x4 units are commonly associated with off-road driving, they have on-road usage too. Depending on your requirements, choose the correct 4x4 tyres for your vehicle.
The following are examples of available 4x4 tyres:
All-terrain 4x4 variants are designed for both on and off-road usage (50% / 50% use). These units adapt with uneven tarmacs and deliver improved grip whilst off-roading.
Mud-terrain 4x4 variants
Mud-terrain 4x4 variants are manufactured to deliver 80% off-road and 20% on-road usage. As the name suggests, these variants clear mud from the tyres path to ensure maximum traction in muddy terrains.
H/T Highway Terrain 4x4 variants
Highway terrain tyres are produced to deliver 70% on-road and 30% off-road usage. These variants perform well in light off-road conditions, but offer improved on-road handling, steering precision, wet handling, and comfortable riding experience on city streets, highways and also on soft dirt roads.
Things to consider before buying 4x4 car tyres Northampton
The following are three essential features of 4x4 variants:
- Tread: 4x4 units feature an aggressive tread pattern that holds onto lose terrain impressively. The sidewalls of these tyres are optimised with flex grooves which are moulded into the tyre’s shoulder. This feature helps to enhance sidewall flexibility at low pressure, therefore ensuring safety and grip while driving.
- Carcass: 4x4 tyres feature a robust carcass that can hold up to 70% of the tyres weight. The rigidity of 4x4 tyres carcass enables it to efficiently handle an emergency situation. Furthermore, heat tolerance, puncture resistance, load-carrying capacity, etc. is all attributed to the strong carcass of 4x4 tyress.
- Compound: Manufactured with a high level of silica compound, 4x4 tyres feature low rebound characteristics meaning they offer a larger footprint, and less “bounce”.
If you are planning to buy 4x4 tyres Northampton, you can choose from many reputed tyre brands such as Continental, Bridgestone, Pirelli and many more.
On our website you can find 4x4 tyres for every budget.
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