Confessions of a die-hard all-season tire fanatic


My name is Diana Faria and I have a confession to make: I was addicted to all-season tires. It may come as a shock to some while others may nod their heads in sympathy at my stubborn ways – but it is true.

However, the reason I come forward to you isn’t to declare old news, but to decree that I have been converted.

Yes, I, whose beloved front-wheel-drive Hyundai Tucson has never seen winter tires at each corner, have found a new light.

I had the opportunity to attend a Winter Driving Media Challenge, where a lineup of five vehicles with different kinds of tires were ready to be tested.

The event, hosted by the Young Drivers of Canada and sponsored by the MTO, aimed to document the difference between a variety of tires including all-season, all-weather, winter and ice.

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