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#4723504 - 04/11/18 10:57 AM Nokian WR G4
Rolla07 Offline


Registered: 11/05/11
Posts: 4755
Loc: MTL, CANADA
https://www.nokiantires.com/all-weather-tires/nokian-wr-g4/

These look like they will be some great tires. Im strongly considering a set.
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#4723517 - 04/11/18 11:14 AM Re: Nokian WR G4 [Re: Rolla07]
IndyIan Offline


Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 9117
Loc: Ontario, Canada
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.
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#4723973 - 04/11/18 06:57 PM Re: Nokian WR G4 [Re: Rolla07]
Pelican Offline


Registered: 11/28/12
Posts: 177
Loc: Ajax,Ontario, Canada
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.

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#4724545 - 04/12/18 10:07 AM Re: Nokian WR G4 [Re: Rolla07]
UG_Passat Offline


Registered: 05/27/08
Posts: 2007
Loc: NJ
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.
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#4724594 - 04/12/18 10:57 AM Re: Nokian WR G4 [Re: Rolla07]
NewEnglander Offline


Registered: 01/14/15
Posts: 80
Loc: Boston, MA
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.
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#4725233 - 04/12/18 10:27 PM Re: Nokian WR G4 [Re: Rolla07]
Rolla07 Offline


Registered: 11/05/11
Posts: 4755
Loc: MTL, CANADA
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.
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