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Recommended Winter Tires

Un-sure which tire is right for you? Hyack Excel Tire can definitely help!

David Klassen's recommendations on winter tires for 2017.

David Klassen, owner Hyack Excel Tire

My recommendations for Fall 2017 are:

The tires listed above are suitable for most drivers in Metro Vancouver, which one to choose will depends on your vehicle and your driving needs.

Do you …

  • head for the mountains every month?
  • travel to Prince George during the winter? or
  • simply stay in town?

Bring your vehicle to Hyack Excel Tire, we'll take the time to understand your driving habits and your vehicle. Then we will help you select the best possible tire.

Give us a call at (604) 524 2264 during business hours, or stop by the shop.

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Toyo Tires’ Observe GSi-5 Tire

Toyo Tires’ Observe GSi-5 is the right winter passenger tire for BC drivers looking for a safe and dependable drive in all winter and cold weather driving conditions.

The Observe GSi-5 is suitable for Passenger Cars, Minivans, SUV’s, CUV’s and Light Trucks.

Whether you’re driving in snow, slush, ice or slippery roads, the Observe GSi5 tire has the technology to handle all winter and cold weather driving conditions. The GSi5 is designed with Microbit Technology to provide improved snow and enhanced ice performance.

Learn more about the Observe GSi-5 Tire on Toyo Tires' website …

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Approved for Severe Weather Conditions
Recommended when temperatures less that 7 ° C.

Save on GSi-5 Tires during Toyo Tires Fall 2017 Rebate Offer.

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Toyo Tires’ Observe G3-ICE

Toyo Tires’ Observe G3-ICE is the right winter passenger tire for BC drivers looking for a more comfortable ride. Designed for tough winter driving conditions combining excellent winter performance with driving comfort. Equipped with Toyo's Microbit studless tire technology and an advanced directional tread pattern the Observe G3-ICE is ready to handle snow, ice or slush and offers superior ride comfort.

Toyo Tires’ G3-ICE is suitable for Passenger Cars, Minivans and some SUV’s.

Learn more about the Observe G3-ICE Tire on Toyo Tires' website …

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Approved for Severe Weather Conditions
Recommended when temperatures less that 7 ° C.

Save on G3-ICE Tires during Toyo Tires Fall 2017 Rebate Offer.

Hercules Winter Tires

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Hercules Avalanche R G2 Tire

Premium Passenger | Studless Winter Tire

"Avalanche R G2's laser-precise tread block geometry and overall structural design, provides responsive steering, confident handling, and low rolling resistance, making it the winter tire of choice for the eco-conscious. Manufactured using purified oils, the Avalanche R G2 achieves environmentally-friendly status without sacrificing performance."

Features and Benefits

  • Jagged edge tread block design aids in deceleration and creates bite for efficient braking on slippery surfaces.
  • Proprietary AWC2 compound uses silica and clean oils to provide superior lateral and linear grip at low temperatures, while offering outstanding performance in all weather conditions.
  • Wide and narrow sipes maintain a firm grip on quickly changing winter surface conditions. Vacuum siping on shoulders draws in water to facilitate direct contact with the road surface.

Warranty

Hercules Performance Promise *

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ROAD HAZARD: Covered by our industry-leading Road Hazard Protection Program, which provides free replacement for up to two years or the first 50% of tread life.

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WORKMANSHIP & MATERIALS: If this tire becomes unserviceable due to a flaw in workmanship or materials, we will replace it at no charge during the first 50% of tread life.

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TRACTION STANDARD: The mountain snowflake symbol means that this tire meets certain requirements for providing traction in harsh conditions.

* For more information on Hercules Limited Warranty …

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Toyo Tires’ Celsius

All Weather Tire

The Toyo Celsius is true all weather tire designed for those drivers who need the added winter safety during occasional snow falls and cold weather conditions but don’t want to incur the expense of buying, installing and storing winter tires.

The Celsius is designed to be positioned between an all-season and winter tire with a tread design that provides better ice and snow traction than a typical all season tire and longer tread life than a winter tire.

Celsius is an all weather tires for a variety of vehicles.

Learn more about the Celsius Tire on Toyo Tires' website …

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Approved for Severe Weather Conditions
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Save on Celsius Tires during Toyo Tires Fall 2017 Rebate Offer.