TTAC Giveaway: Bridgestone Winter Tires

TTAC Staff
by TTAC Staff
ttac giveaway bridgestone winter tires

It's time for another TTAC Giveaway! This time, with winter fast approaching, it's time to once again work with Bridgestone to provide a lucky winner with a set of winter rubber, just in time for the snow to fly.

In this case, the winner gets a set of WeatherPeak tires. These all-season tourings give a strong grip in the wet and dry and also offer a quiet and comfortable ride.

Yes, all-season tires and winter tires are usually different, but these all-seasons are meant to tackle winter weather, thanks in part to sipes that evolve as the tire wears out. An open shoulder slot design moves water out of the tire's footprint. Full-depth 3D sipes offer "strong wear performance" and grip on snow-covered roads. The 3-Peak Mountain Snowflake-certified tires have ridges in the groove channel that compact snow and flow water away quickly. This improves traction and shortens stopping distances.

“The Bridgestone WeatherPeak tire leverages our latest technology innovations to push the all-season category to new heights,” said Ian McKenney, Senior Product Manager, Consumer Replacement Tire Sales and Marketing, Bridgestone Americas. “Drivers are increasingly looking for safe, yet practical tires that provide confident control for any season, weather or journey. The Bridgestone WeatherPeak tire provides a superior design to meet that demand and help drivers stay in control no matter the condition of the road.”

These tires stop 5 percent better than a top competitor, the Michelin CrossClimate 2, in the wet and 4 percent better in the dry, according to Bridgestone internal testing. These tires also stop 14 feet sooner in the snow than the Michelins and 30 feet sooner in the snow than Michelin Primacy Tour A/S all-seasons.

Bridgestone offers WeatherPeaks in 56 sizes that cover 87 percent of sedans, crossovers, and minivans on the market. Major models that can be fitted with these tires include the Audi Q5, BMW 3-Series, Honda Accord, Honda Odyssey, Jeep Cherokee, Toyota RAV4, and Volkswagen Golf.

The tires have a 70,000-mile limited warranty.

Click here to enter, and here to read the legal T's and C's. This contest will end at 5:00 PM Eastern Time on December 16th, 2022.

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  • ToolGuy ToolGuy on Nov 23, 2022

    I am angry with Bridgestone, because of Firestone. Who buys Firestone tires? (Besides my dad who put them on the car he gifted to me, and my son who now has three nice Pirellis and one crap tire from the Firestone store, because why would he listen to me.)

    Anyway, thanks for the offer, but I only take free stuff from the government now.

  • Redapple2 Redapple2 on Nov 24, 2022

    Not valid in Canadia? Huh?

  • Varezhka Given how long the Mitsubishi USA has been in red, that's a hard one. I mean, this company has been losing money in all regions *except* SE Asia and Oceania ever since they lost the commercial division to Daimler.I think the only reason we still have the brand is A) Mitsubishi conglomerate's pride won't allow it B) US still a source of large volume for the company, even if they lose money on each one and C) it cost too much money to pull out and no one wants to take responsibility. If I was the head of Mitsubishi's North American operation and retreat was not an option, I think my best bet would be to reduce overhead by replacing all the cars with rebadged Nissans built in Tennessee and Mexico.As much as I'd like to see the return of Triton, Pajero Sport (Montero Sport to you and me), and Delica I'm sure that's more nostalgia and grass is greener thing than anything else.
  • Varezhka If there's one (small) downside to the dealer not being allowed to sell above MSRP, it's that now we get a lot of people signing up for the car with zero intention of keeping the car they bought. We end up with a lot of "lightly used" examples on sale for a huge mark-up, including those self-purchased by the dealerships themselves. I'm sure this is what we'll end up seeing with GR Corolla in Japan as well.This is also why the Land Cruiser has a 4 year waitlist in Japan (36K USD starting MSRP -> buy and immediately flip for 10, 20K more -> profit) I'm not sure if there's a good solution for this apart from setting the MSRP higher to match what the market allows, though this lottery system is probably as close as we can get.
  • Jeff S @Lou_BC--Unrelated to this article but of interest I found this on You Tube which explains why certain vehicles are not available in the US because of how the CAFE measures fuel standards. I remember you commenting on this a few years ago on another article on TTAC. The 2023 Chevrolet Montana is an adorable small truck that's never coming to the USA. It's not because of the 1.2L engine, or that Americans aren't interested in small trucks, it's that fuel economy legislation effectively prevents small trucks from happening. What about the Maverick? It's not as small as you think. CAFE, or Corporate Average Fuel Economy is the real reason trucks in America are all at least a specific dimension. Here's how it works and why it means no tiny trucks for us.
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  • El scotto Will Ford ever stop putting a V-8 in Mustang GT's? Not as long as Bill Ford is around. I haven't shopped for an F-150 in years; can you still get a V-8 in one? Y'all have that one pair of really comfortable shoes you wear when you go shopping? Not buying gas and low maintenance will make EVs your comfortable shoes. Virtual signalling? Naw, they're slip-ons.