Consumer Reports Gives Favorable Ratings to All-Weather Tires - Tire Review Magazine

Consumer Reports Gives Favorable Ratings to All-Weather Tires

Toyo Celsius
Toyo Celsius

Consumer Reports has ranked the new Toyo Celsius, a variable-conditions tire ideal for snow but worn year-round, and the Nokian WR G3, a similar all-season/winter tire hybrid, above some winter tires.

During Consumer Reports testing, both tires performed similarly and were found to offer good winter traction, good stopping grip on dry roads and confident handling, placing them in the upper half of Consumer Reports’ winter/snow tire ratings chart. Toyo and Nokian’s winter tires, however, outperformed both all-weather tires.

Both tires received an overall score of 64, the same score as some winter tires such as Continental’s Winter Contact SI and the Cooper’s Weather Master WSC, but were placed below Consumer Reports’ top rated winter tires, Michelin’s XIce XI3, Nokian’s Hakkapeliitta and Bridgestone’s Blizzak WS80.


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