Comparing Blizzak Snow Tires to the Competition



Winter TiresBlizzak snow tires are known as having great snow and winter weather traction. When Winter approaches, people will be concerned about their tires and the weather, and they will be looking around for the best snow tires at a price they can afford.

Bridgestone is one of the top suppliers in the winter snow tire market worldwide, and their approach to tread design carries over to the Blizzak winter models. They have designed Multicell tread compounds that maintain flex in the deep cold and an asymmetric tread shape maximizes traction while stopping, starting and turning. There are many top Blizzak snow tires, and some of them are listed below.

1. Blizzak LM-22: This tire has Bridgestone’s UNI-T technology. They are studless winter tires that are designed for a wide range of sedans, coupes, sports and luxury cars. The unique directional tread design and UNI-T technology combines performance with utility into one tire. The Lamellen edge effect is used by the tread, which means that multiple biting edges in the treat helps grip the snow and ice. This give the tires a lot of traction capabilities. They come in a wide ranges of varieties from small to large, and have consistently been at the top of its class among almost all categories in reviews.

2. Blizzak LM-25: This set of tires is idea for drivers of high performance sports cars, coupes and sedans who need winter traction on cold, dry, soaked and snow covered roads. The tires use a synthetic polymer rubber that has multiple layers with a soft outer layer and a tough inner layer. This allows the tires to grip icy, snowy or wet surfaces. It has directional tread design, rounded shoulder blocks and H- or V- speed rating. The tire is rated at the top of its high performance group. Drivers of Audi, Mercedes, Porsche, Lexus, Infinity, Pontiac, Mazda, Honda, Volkswagen, Saab, Jaguar, and Cadillac sports cars and sedans really like this tire.

3. Blizzak WS60: These tires are best suited for coupes, sedans, minivans and crossover vehicles. These tires have high comfort and safety in snow, sleet, slush and rain. The design features silica-enhanced Tube Multicell rubber with a special coating or sipes with tread blocks with 3-D zigzag sipes that keep gripping at all angles on contact with the snow. The tire's channels fill up and extract water quickly from the contact patch, making them very resistant to hydroplaning. These tires have been consistently rated at about a 9/10 which is an amazing response. These tires are ideal and most commonly used with cars like the Subaru Outback, Forester, Impreza, Honda Odyssey, Accord, Insight EX, Mazda MazdaSpeed3 and Mazda6, Toyota Camry and Corolla, Chrysler PT Cruiser, Mercury Milan, Volkswagen Passat and Jetta, Volvo, and many more.

4. Blizzak WS70: This snow tire is the new Blizzak snow tire for 2010. It is specifically made for the same sedans, minivans, crossovers and coupes that the Blizzak WS60 is made for but it includes enhancements for 2010. It includes an even better NanoPro-Tech silica-enhanced Multicell rubber compount on the outer later with microscopic tubes distributed throughout. This layer wicks away water like no other surface. On the tire, there are four deep and wide grooves around the circumference that takes the water away and provides the tire with additional digging power into the snow.