Tires you can trust

Depend on these tire brands for top quality and performance.

By Wheels.ca Wheels.ca

Apr 28, 2021 3 min. read

Article was updated a year ago

Join the Conversation (0)
Between airbags, anti-lock brakes, and even blind-spot monitoring, your car may be loaded with safety features. But even with all the latest technology, it’s your tires that remain the most important safety component on your vehicle.

After all, it’s your tires doing the hard work when you’re forced to brake quickly to avoid an obstacle, or navigate challenging weather. Most tires perform well in normal situations — but Canadians don’t always get ordinary road conditions.

Just like your shoes, it’s important to get tires that fit your car. Luckily, all the options are at your fingerprints when you shop for tires online. If you’re looking for the most trusted tires from the top brands in 2021, take a look at these dependable models:


Michelin is recognized as one of the top tire brands in the world, with high-performance tires to take on any road challenge.

The Defender T + H is the brand’s longest-wearing passenger tire, offering a 130,000 km manufacturer’s warranty so you can feel confident on your wheels for the long haul. The model, suitable for cars and minivans, is all-season safe, eco-friendly and constructed to maximize tread life.

The Pilot Sport 4S is the brand’s top max performance tire. Constructed to deliver the best grip in dry and wet conditions, the model is Michelin’s number one tire in dry and wet braking.



The Potenza RE980AS is Bridgestone’s flagship model, engineered for premium sports cars and sedans. The ultra high-performance tire delivers the best handling year round — you can feel at ease even in light snow.

But if you really want to conquer the cold, Bridgestone’s Blizzak line offers the most dependable winter performance. The studless tread design provides the best handling even in layers of snow and slush, and reliable stopping power on ice. There are several Blizzak winter tires variations to choose from, including performance and light truck/SUV models.



The PureContact LS is Continental's Grand Touring all-season tire developed for sedans, coupes, minivans and small crossovers, providing a reliable drive with responsive handling and a sporty steering feel. It’s designed to grip the road in dry, wet and wintry conditions, including light snow.

The ExtremeContact DWS06 Plus is a premium, ultra-high performance all-season tire that also delivers a balanced grip, with solid dry and wet braking that also handles well in light snow. Both tires feature quick view indicators in the tread that show your tires level of performance, so you can see with your eyes when it’s no longer at its peak.


The P4 Four Seasons Plus model features variable angle grooves for a mechanical grip and improved steering, especially in wet weather. The all season tire is engineered for exceptional mileage and designed especially for coupes, sedans, and minivans.

The Cinturato P7 All Season Plus II is Pirelli’s enhanced Touring all-season tire developed for premium and touring sedans and coupes. The model offers predictable handling and traction, and the updated tread compound delivers enhanced capabilities in wet conditions.


Toyo Tires 

The Extensa A/S II, suited for passenger cars all the way to light trucks, is Toyo’s is designed for all-season performance and priced to fit any budget. The special silica compound delivers better wet performance and improves fuel efficiency.

Need some dependable wheels to take off road? Toyo’s Open Country All Terrain III is developed for pickup trucks, Jeeps, crossovers and SUVs with excellent off-road grip and responsive on-road handling. An all-season, cut-and-chip resistant tread compound is engineered to enhance off-road traction, while maintaining a comfortable and quiet on-road ride.

Make your world a bit more reliable with tires you can trust. To find high quality models, the best prices, and expert recommendations, shop online directly.





More from Wheels & Partners