This is why you should NEVER fit just two winter tyres!
– by Tyre Reviews | People keep asking me if it’s ok to fit just two winter tyres. The theory is sound, if you have a FWD vehicle then you can fit just two winter or all season tyres on the front axle and that will get you moving when you’re stuck. What people often forget is that once you’re moving and turning, the car relies on all 4 tyres more evenly, which can cause extremely dangerous driving situations. This video should highlight why it’s never a good idea to fit just two winter or all season tyres.
In this video the FWD BMW X1 has the excellent Goodyear Ultragrip Performance Gen-1 winter tyre fitted to the front axle, and the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric 3 summer tyre fitted to the rear axle. Both tyres are in the same size and load rating (225/50 R17) and have the same tyre pressures. Winter tyres are sometimes called snow tyres.