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Old 08-29-2012, 12:56 PM   #4
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16's (215/55-16 tires) would be the best option for snow performance. I recommend an extra set of wheels as well. The cost of switching out the tires can be expensive once you add in the mounting, balancing, and servicing the TPMS (new seal kits are commonly required). This can easily cost you 20 to 30.00 per tire (80.00 to 120.00) twice a year (spring and fall). You should get three to four seasons (mileage may vary) from a set of snow tires. The cost of mounting and balancing alone over that period of time usually pays for a set of dedicated wheels for the snow tires.
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