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Ask Honest John Winter Tyres

Honest John Answers Your Winter Tyres Queries and Conundrums

I am having to change my 2008 Nissan X-Trail and want to buy a more environmentally friendly car. However, I live in an upland area of Wales where we get...
Is it okay to fit winter to rear wheels only on a rear wheel drive car?
I have a one year old Audi and am considering winter tyres. Do I have to buy additional rims or can I replace the tyres with winter tyres and then have...
Winter's here in highland Scotland so I need to change from the summer tyres on my Mazda CX-5. Would you recommend winter (as I've always bought in the...
Our car was stolen a couple of months ago. Unfortunately, it was during the icy weather so we were defrosting the car. We left the keys in it for a few...
Despite having specialist winter tyres fitted for the last few winters, the recent cold snap has been the first real test of them in proper winter conditions....
What's the best for coping with winter conditions - all year tyres, winter tyres or 4-wheel drive? In what order do you rate these?
I have the new Skoda Karoq 1.0 DSG. It's a lovely little car that drives well, even the DSG is amazing. However, I've done around 1200 miles and I can't...
Why is my fuel economy 7mpg less in winter? Since the weather has got colder, my fuel economy has got a lot worse. From an average of 43mpg in summer,...
I've had my Hyundai i30 from new in December 2009. Each winter, I put on my set of steel rims shod with winter tyres with a result that my TPMS amber warning...
I have a Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV and wondered if it was worthwhile having either winter or crossover tyres for the winter period? We live in a rural...
My daughter has a Volkswagen Polo S 1.2. We're in a rural location and I organise a winter tyre swap for my elder daughter. I wondered whether the Polo...

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