To ensure that you get the most out of your SUV, it is important that you take good care of it. Make sure that you follow the service manual and do the necessary regular service checks. If your SUV isn’t well maintained it will be difficult to get most out of it in terms of performance. Between the service checks, you also need to make sure that all parts of the car are taken care of.
Your tires are an integral part of you SUVs safety and performance. You need to buy tires that will match the performance of your SUV. You need to get specific SUV tires. If you live in an area that will face real winter conditions, then you need to get SUV winter tires, to be able to drive in these conditions. Without a tire that is approved for use in winter conditions, it will be dangerous to drive on icy or snowy roads. If you try to drive with for example summer tires in winter, your summer tires will not be able to perform well at all. It is dangerous to try to drive with summer tires in harsh winter conditions. Summer tires are designed for warm summer conditions and not for cold winters.
Your tires need to be maintained during the whole year. Make sure that you check the condition of your tires when you fuel your car, to ensure that there are no cuts and tears in the rubber. You need to check that the tread depth is more than 0.16inches, to ensure proper performance and safety. Low tread depth is dangerous to drive with, as it will cause the tires to slide and not have the necessary grip. Also the braking distance is increased, meaning that you will not be able to get your car to stop as quickly. We do need to rely on having a short braking distance in order to avoid accidents when we drive.