Buy Winter Tyres Online
At Protyre, you can purchase winter tyres from leading manufacturers such as Bridgestone, Continental, Dunlop, Goodyear, Michelin, Pirelli and Falken with same-day fitting available at a local garage. With our range of winter tyres, you can be confident knowing that you’re driving safer on the roads in those colder months.
If you’re looking for new and reliable snow tyres for your vehicle, you’ve come to the best place. Or, if you’re looking for some advice before you buy, contact your local Protyre garage and we’ll find the most suitable tyres for you. It’s easy to complete your purchase: simply enter your vehicle registration below to begin.
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How to buy Winter tyres online in the UK with Protyre
Enter your vehicle registration in the search bar above so we can show you which of our winter tyres for sale are ideal for you
Add your postcode to see when you can have winter tyres fitted at your local Protyre garage. With 180+ locations across the UK, you’ll be sure to find one near you.
Book a slot at a garage and pay for your winter tyres online with our secure checkout. You may even be able to have them fitted on the same day.
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What winter tyres can you buy at Protyre?
We have a range of effective winter tyres for sale from leading tyre manufacturers. Here are some key options to look out for:
Pirelli Sottozero and Scorpion winter tyres combine comfort with performance and are perfect for luxury cars and SUVs
Bridgestone Blizzak tyres are engineered for all winter weather conditions to give you total confidence behind the wheel
Dunlop WinterSport 4D perform equally well as dry, wet and snow tyres thanks to several innovative design features
Goodyear UltraGrip winter tyres are built for all conditions as well as off-road driving
Winter tyres FAQ
1. What are winter tyres?
Winter tyres are designed to give better traction and grip in cold conditions. To achieve this, they are made with a softer compound and have deep grooves and narrow sipes (cuts) built into their tread. This helps disperse water and snow faster than normal tyres and allows for the rubber to move around, keeping it in contact with the road.
Winter tyres are mandatory in many European countries that experience harsh winters. They typically work best at temperatures below seven degrees Celsius – so while not required by law, using winter tyres in the UK still makes sense for large parts of the year.
They’re especially useful for improving road safety in remote parts of the UK, including countryside areas where drifts are common and gritting is less so. Find out more in our ultimate guide to winter tyres.
2. What are the differences between winter tyres and normal tyres?
Winter tyres perform better in winter conditions due to their specialised design. As well as improved steering and acceleration, they offer shorter stopping distances at cold temperatures than summer tyres even if it’s dry.
The difference is more significant in snow as these tyres offer grip even when the tread is packed. When it comes to driving in heavy snow, a two-wheel-drive car fitted with these tyres is considered safer than a 4x4 on summer tyres.
While car tyres for snow and ice are more effective than all-season tyres in harsh winter conditions, they’re not as well suited to flooded roads. They still offer a safety upgrade over normal summer tyres in these situations, however.
Downsides of winter tyres include faster wear and more noise on normal roads in warmer months, as well as slightly reduced fuel economy. You can overcome these issues by swapping your tyres as the seasons change. To find out more about how winter tyres can keep your car healthy in the winter months, take a look at our in-depth guide.
3. What are the benefits of winter tyres?
The advantages of having winter tyres fitted are significant and can reduce the risk and severity of accidents. You can take confidence from:
Shorter stopping distances when driving on snow and ice
Improved handling in winter conditions due to their specialised design
Less risk of aquaplaning thanks to the ability of their tread pattern to disperse water
4. How much do winter tyres cost?
Winter tyre prices vary depending on your car and the quality of your chosen tyre. They tend to be a similar or marginally higher price than normal tyres. Use our tyre search bar to see what your options are.
A full set may seem like a large outlay – but it could be more than worth it if you live in colder areas or know you’ll be racking up miles over winter. Using winter road tyres can also extend the lifespan of your summer tyres and save you money on replacements.
Cheap winter tyres are available but beware that higher-quality options tend to offer better performance and durability, which could save you money in the long run. Rest assured that we aim to offer the best winter tyre prices available regardless of your chosen brand or specification.
5. How do I know if my vehicle already has winter tyres?
Winter tyres have a snowflake symbol on the sidewall. Some tyres will be marked ‘M+S’ for mud and snow, meaning they are designed with these conditions in mind but are not as specialised.
6. Can you switch between normal and winter tyres?
Switching between summer and winter tyres as the seasons change is a smart way to make sure your vehicle is suited to the right road conditions. On top of improved safety and driving performance, switching tyres regularly can help maintain their condition.
That’s why it’s good to know you can get your winter tyres fitted near you by our experts when you need to. Simply book a fitting date that suits you at your local Protyre garage.
When it comes to storing your extra tyres, try to keep them in a cool, shady and dry space. Rotate them regularly to move the pressure around too.
Why have winter tyres fitted with Protyre?
Here are just some of the reasons you can buy winter tyres from us with confidence:
Find a huge choice of high-quality winter and snow tyres for sale from leading brands
Get the best winter tyre prices on premium and mid-range options, with fitting included as standard
Same-day fitting is available on many of our winter tyres
We’re rated ‘Excellent’ by our customers on Trustpilot and pride ourselves on superior service online and in our 184 garages across the UK
It’s quick and easy to find what you need with our tyre finder tool, whether that’s standard or run flat winter tyres, car or van winter tyres, or specific models
Search for your Winter tyres by Brand
Select a logo to view the full range of tyres for the brand, available at any Protyre Garage. You will be able to filter by tyre size or number plate to help you find the correct tyres for your vehicle.
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Why buy new tyres for your car
Tyres may not be the first thing you consider when it comes to vehicle safety, but they’re your vehicle’s only link with the road. In fact, your safety (and that of your passengers) relies on an area of contact between the tyre and the road surface that’s no bigger than the palm of your hand.
The season and country you’re in can also affect what tyres are suitable for your vehicle. Those who travel to Europe in winter will already know that snow tyres are a legal requirement in certain countries, for example. Find the right tyres for your car
What’s different about part-worn tyres?
Do you understand the difference? Should you buy them? What are the risks? We understand it’s important to learn the basics about second-hand or part-worn tyres, especially if you’re considering purchasing winter tyres.
We only sell new tyres so they’re not included in our range, but we can help you weigh up the pros and the cons. This article will shed some light on these common questions, help you learn the risk involved, and make a more informed decision. Learn more about part-worn tyres
How do I choose the best tyre for my car?
You probably don’t give much thought to your vehicle’s tyres until there’s a problem and one or more of them needs replacing. But how do you decide which tyres to choose when there’s such a huge choice available?
Whatever make of vehicle you drive, we’re on hand to point you in the right direction. Whether you’re looking for run flat or winter tyres, our handy guide should make the process straightforward and hassle-free.
Find your next car tyres the easy way
Buy tyres online with our quick and easy tyre finder. We have great car tyre deals on many trusted brands, and all prices include fitting at your local Protyre centre. With same day fitting available on many tyres! At Protyre we offer a comprehensive range of Premium, Mid-range and Economy tyres from respected tyre manufacturers. Enter your car's registration number below to search for available tyres.
How to find the correct Car Tyres
Put in your vehicle registration so we can show you what tyres fit your car
Add your postcode to see the next available fitting at your local garages
Book and pay for your tyres online with our secure checkout for guaranteed fitment at your chosen garage
Tyres available from Pirelli, Bridgestone, Goodyear, Continental, Falken, Sumitomo and many more of the leading manufacturers.
Tyre help and advice
Not sure about the best way to look after your new tyres? Need more help when buying tyres online? At Protyre, we’ve put together a comprehensive help and advice section. You can find information to help you get the most out of your new tyres and more.
The Importance of Winter Tyres
Those who travel to Europe in Winter for skiing and winter snow trips will already know the advantages of winter tyres and the rules in many European countries where they are a legal requirement. (for a list of countries where winter tyres are a requirement click here).Find out more
Keeping Your Car Healthy This Winter
Every year winter seems to creep up on us. Without doubt, the disbelief of how dark it gets so early happens every time. We always forget how cold it was the year before and are met with shivers and groans as we head to our cars most mornings.Find out more
Should I Buy Winter Tyres?
It can be a good idea to have summer and winter tyres; in fact, it is a legal requirement to have two sets of tyres and wheels in some areas of Europe.Find out more