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In terms of safety, the most important characteristics are wet grip and the tire's ability to resist aquaplaning. In terms of driving comfort, a low noise level is important. Low rolling resistance will decrease the car's fuel consumption and reduce environmentally harmful emissions.

The country of manufacture is clearly stated on the side of the tire. The same tire can be manufactured in several different countries. In terms of quality and safety every Nokian Tyres product is made with to our exacting standards and industry leading practices.

We recommend changing all of the tires at the same time. In some cases two tires can be changed: either both front tires or both rear tires. In these cases, the new tires should be the same brand and model as the old tires to ensure safety and maneuverability.

Always check your vehicle’s registration for the recommended tire size. When choosing winter tires, consider how and where you drive, how safe you feel in winter conditions and your driving experience level. This will help you decide whether to choose studded or non-studded tires. Studded tires even…

Non-studded winter tires are designed and intended primarily for winter use. The driving characteristics of non-studded winter tires do not meet the requirements for good summer tires. Nokian Tyres product selection has all-weather options available that are a better choice for year round use.

Soot, used to strengthen the rubber mass, has such a small particle size that it dyes the rubber black. In the future we might be able to replace soot as a strengthening comound and then we can basically make tires of any color

If you are not driving in severe winter conditions, non-studded tires can be the right choice. Most difficult conditions and surfaces for non-studded tires are slippery ice and hard packed snow. On those surfaces studded tyres are much better.

Nokian Tyres products are labeled for proper installation. The sidewall of the tire labeled "outside" should be installed facing away from the body of the vehicle, as where "inside" should be installed facing inward towards the body of the vehicle.

Used tires cannot be taken to a landfill; they must be disposed of at an appropriate recycling facility. In Europe it is free to recycle old tyres because the price of new tyres includes a recycling fee. Read more about tire life cycle and recycling

As the name suggests, all-season tires are designed for year-round use, and they combine the characteristics needed for summer and winter driving - functionality in different weather conditions, maneuverability, and durability. Nokian all-weather tires combine reliable winter safety with the precise…

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Using winter tires in the summer is not recommended, even if they are non-studded, as they have a softer rubber compound and different tread structure than summer tires. Tires designed strictly for winter roads do not function safely in the summer. Also due to the compuonding the wear of winter tire…