How to choose the correct tyres for your car or van

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Tyres are an integral part of a vehicle. They are used in all aspects of driving and are play a huge role in safety.

There are many choices available when it comes to choosing tyres for your car and this can change the price you pay for each tyre quite drastically. Firstly, you need to consider what type of driving you do and if you want your tyres to just be suitable for winter or summer or if you are looking for an all year round tyre. Sometimes winter tyres are not great in the summer so if you do not want to have to have two sets of tyres then you are better to go for an allrounder.

You then need to decide if you want budget tyres, mid range or premium. The price will increase as the quality of tyres goes up. Choosing budget tyres does not necessarily mean that the tyres will be poor quality. In fact some budget tyres have great ratings making them a good buy. Each tyre has a rating for road noise, fuel economy, wet grip and it all depends on what type of budget tyres you go for.

Tyres are rated on wet grip, road noise and fuel economy. These ratings will help you chose a good budget tyre as some perform way better than others.