Vans or LCVs are fundamentally different from standard passenger cars in almost every aspect. They are much sturdier, can carry a lot more loan and traverse through less-than-ideal conditions at a stretch. It necessitates the need for a different kind of tyres on vans. Passenger car tyres are grossly inadequate on a van.
Catering to the unique needs of a van, we stock the most comprehensive range of van tyres in Spennymoor, County Durham at North East Tyre Services. Almost every significant player in the tyre industry produces tyres for vans, and we stock the best among them.
Choose the best van tyres
A van tyre is a substantial investment. They are generally costlier than passenger car tyres and therefore, require careful consideration before purchase.
First things first, you need to determine whether you want an adapted or a dedicated van tyre. You may notice that some van tyres are marked XL (Extra Load) or RF (Reinforced).
These tyres are standard car tyres which have been reinforced to handle the extra pressure of a van. These tyres are not recommended if you use your van regularly for lugging heavy loads.
Solution? Buy van tyres in Durham marked ‘C’. These tyres are designed explicitly for vans and can tackle any adverse conditions you throw at them.
With that out of the way, let’s take a look at some of the best van tyres available at North East Tyre Services.
- Continental VanContact A/S: The VanContact A/S is Continental’s premium offering in the van tyre segment. It can be used on any terrain and weather conditions. You can even drive with these tyres on light snow. These tyres offer a comfortable ride and high durability.
- Bridgestone Blizzak LT: A studless Ice & Snow tyre, the Blizzak LT is fit for all heavy-duty applications of medium and heavy-duty commercial light trucks. Bridgestone uses a unique tread compound in the construction of these tyres which allows them to carry heavy loads in unrelenting winter conditions. It bears a 3PMSF symbol signifying that it meets the snow service requirements of the industry.
- Firestone Destination LE: Firestone uses its unique UNI-T technology to make the Destination LE one of the best van tyres Durham. Its tread compound is further enriched with Long Link CarbonBlack (LLC) which maintains the tyre’s flexibility throughout the year. It is also one of the quietest van tyres in the market featuring Firestone’s proprietary 5 Degree Noise Reduction technology.
Buying van tyres made easy
North East Tyre Services in Spennymoor and Durham brings you the most extensive collection of van tyres to choose from. Directly bring your van to our workshop, or order van tyres online. You’ll get the best deal either way. We also perform a mobile tyre-fitting service at convenient locations for you.