Swapping Winter for Summer- The Best Tires For Summer Driving

Swapping Winter for Summer- The Best Tires For Summer Driving

Breaking Down The Best Tires for Summer Driving

Now that the snow has melted and temperatures begin to rise, it's time to swap out those winter tires for something more suitable for the summer season. Why you might ask? The hot weather wears out your winter tires as the rubber performs best is cooler weather (below 7ºC).

But what are the best tires for summer roads- especially if you drive a truck, SUV, enjoy off-roading, or towing heavy loads to the lake? At R&T Sales Limited, we've got you covered. Let's explore the best options for your summer tire needs.

Summer Tires for Trucks and SUVs

Trucks and SUVs require tires that can handle their weight and provide excellent performance on various terrains. Here are some top choices:

Highway Driving

  1. Cooper Endeavor
  2.  Sailun Hlt
  3.  Toyo Open Country H/T
  4. Pirelli Scorpion

Summer Tires for Cars

Cars are lighter than trucks or SUV's, so you can expect different requirements from your tires. You need tires that perform their best in hot temperatures but with lighter loads. Keeping safety and performance in mind, we picked the best options for you. These 3 options ensure the rubber stays soft on the hot highways, keeping your handling optimal. 

  1.  Michelin Pilot Sport
  2.  Sailun ZSR / HLT
  3.  Cooper Endeavor

Summer Tire Specifics for Electric Vehicles (EVs)

Did you know electric vehicles (EVs) are heavier than your average car? That means more wear and tear for your average tire. You want a tire that has a longer tread life than your average tire. Brands are now coming out with EV specific lines to provide a longer tread life, while maintaining performance and safety. 

We have a detailed blog coming out next week to break down all of your EV needs when it comes to tires and rims. But for now, here are our top recommendations for EVs to take on the Canadian summer roads- with performance and safety top priorities:
  1.  Sailun Erange EV
  2.  Michelin Primacy or Pilot Sport EV
  3. Bridgestone Turanza EV
  4. Yokohama ADVAN Sport EV A/S

Towing Boats and Heavy Loads

If you're planning to tow boats or heavy loads this summer, you'll need tires that can handle the extra weight. Our top recommendations are:

Heavy-Duty Tires

  1. AMP Pro
  2. Toyo Open Country at3
  3. Michelin Defender LTX M/S
  4. Cooper At3 XLT

Off-Roading Tires

For those who love adventure and off-roading, the right tires can make all the difference. Here are 3 great options that maximize performance and handling through mud, gravel, and highway driving:

All-Terrain Tires

  1. AMP- Terrain Pro A/T P and all Terrain Attack models
  2. BFGoodrich- All Terrain 
  3. Toyo Open Country At3

R&T Sales Limited: Your Summer Tire Experts

At R&T Sales Limited, we understand the importance of choosing the right tires for your vehicle and driving needs. Browse our Tires and Tire/Rim Packages now and add to your personalized quote. Our unique text quote system ensures you get the best price and the right products for your vehicle, along with top-notch shipping service. Our sales team will text a quote- right to your fingertips!

Get ready for a safe and enjoyable summer driving experience with the perfect set of tires. Visit us online, in-store, or text us today for personalized recommendations and expert advice. We are the go-to store across Saskatchewan for unbeatable pricing, customer service, and the best shipping Nationwide.

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