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Objective testing shows all seasons dramatically underperform dedicated winter tires. Not just on snow and ice, stopping distance on cold dry pavement is also significantly longer for the all seasons.

Running the winter tires extends the tread life of your primary tires, so the extra expense is actually fairly low over the life of a vehicle if you get inexpensive wheels and do it early in your ownership.
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All true. But sometimes folks don't have the room to store snows. Unless you live in Canada and have tire storage.

So an all-season is sometimes the best solution available. Still better than running summer slicks in the winter! I've seen it done, usually when I'm helping push or pull people out of a snowbank.

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All true. But sometimes folks don't have the room to store snows. Unless you live in Canada and have tire storage.

So an all-season is sometimes the best solution available. Still better than running summer slicks in the winter! I've seen it done, usually when I'm helping push or pull people out of a snowbank.
People are free to make choices and compromises that fit their situation. I was simply pointing out that even the best all seasons are giving up traction to winter tires on snow, ice, or even cold dry pavement. The difference in measured stopping distances is significant and expands as the temperature drops further below 40f or so.
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