As much as we want to get your car running at its best again, we also want to prevent you from needing our car repair services because of an accident. Accidents can cause damage to both the exterior of your car, as well as the engine, axles, and anything else that keeps your vehicle running. Winter conditions, such as snow and ice, can cause cars to skid into one another or into the ditch. People know that snow tires exist, but do they know how much they matter?
Snow Tires or All-Season Tires?
Cars are typically equipped with all-season tires when they leave the dealership. After all, most places don’t have an eternal winter. The name “all-season” indicates that your car should be safe during the winter, but that depends on the winters in your area. In Loveland, we know that winters can get pretty brutal and can take a serious toll on our cars. So, should you switch to snow tires when winter comes?
Snow Tires Can Help!
All-season tires are a lot like tennis shoes. Yes, you can wear them in both the winter and the summer, but you may be more comfortable in boots during the winter and flip flops on hot and sunny summer days. Think of snow tires in the same way: They will be more equipped to handle the snow, slush, and ice during those Colorado winters than your all-season tires. Once the winter is over, just switch the tires back!
What if I Get in a Winter Accident?
Regardless of your tires, there is still the possibility of an accident. If you do get into an accident, bring your car to us so we can check your engine, your suspension, and anything else that may have been affected by the accident. Come to Metric Motors in Loveland for all of your car repair needs!