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Nokian WR G4 #4723504
04/11/18 09:57 AM
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Rolla07 Offline OP
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https://www.nokiantires.com/all-weather-tires/nokian-wr-g4/

These look like they will be some great tires. Im strongly considering a set.


2007 Corolla Red Pearl 155k miles
PP 0w20 & ST 4967

Re: Nokian WR G4 [Re: Rolla07] #4723517
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I guess it depends on how much you drive, but I wonder how well all the all-weather tires work down near 5-6/32?
I tried a set with the CRV and got down to 5/32 going into the second winter(they weren't great for the first) so I picked up a set of lightly used winter tires.
My 5/32 snows got me around OK with the Focus this winter, but that's the 4th and last winter for them.


07 Focus ZXW, 5spd manual, 218km M1 5W30
18 Outback 2.5 CVT 15km 0W20
Re: Nokian WR G4 [Re: Rolla07] #4723973
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Originally Posted By: Rolla07
https://www.nokiantires.com/all-weather-tires/nokian-wr-g4/
These look like they will be some great tires. Im strongly considering a set.


I have the WR-G3 on my wife's Subaru and doing great, I sold my neighbour on all weathers and they use Hankook's up into Quebec without any problems. Not as good as dedicated tires, but a great compromise for those living in the cities of the snowbelt with the occasional foray into snow country.

Re: Nokian WR G4 [Re: Rolla07] #4724545
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We have a thread on it already.

It's basically a Nokian WR A4 made for the US/Canada market.

I forget a what depth does the snowflake disappear, probably around 4-5mm I would have to guess.

I had the Nokian WR G3 (with the WR A3 pattern), and was very reliable in the winter with a FWD car. Compound stayed nice and flexible in sub zero F temperatures for me.


2016 VW Tiguan|APR Stage 1|Neuspeed P-Flo|Osram CBI|Redline 5w30
Re: Nokian WR G4 [Re: Rolla07] #4724594
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Best tire I've ever had. I roll around Boston and they are solid all year round in my experience, but especially in rain, snow, and ice.

Do yourself a favor and dive in. I have had two sets of WRG3s and the WRG4 will be next.


15 Hyundai Accent GS 1.6 GDi - Pennzoil Ultra Platinum 5w20 + Mobis - Nokian WRG4
13 Kia Rio 5 EX 1.6 GDi - Pennzoil Ultra Platinum 5w20 + Mobis - Nokian WRG3
Re: Nokian WR G4 [Re: Rolla07] #4725233
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Yep, my corolla will likely be my around town DD but as a 2nd vehicle, so figured an all weather tire would fit the bill on my DD but will put dedicated snows on my newer car for longer treks.


2007 Corolla Red Pearl 155k miles
PP 0w20 & ST 4967


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