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Tyres help and advice

We know our way around a tyre

If you’re looking to learn the ins and outs of motor tyres to ensure you always choose the best type for your car, you’ve come to the right place. Below you’ll find a range of articles and FAQs to help clear the traffic and make understanding your tyres as clear as the open road.

Understanding your Tyre

Learn and understand what your tyre is trying to tell you, from sidewall markings to sizing.

Seasonal tyres

All Season Tyres

Are you after weather all-rounder, cross-seasonal tyre? An all weather tyre could be exactly what you are looking for. Learn more about them here.

Dangers of Part Worn Tyres

If you’re considering part worn tyres, have a read here to make yourself aware of the dangers.

Seasonal tyres

Winter tyres

The tyres fitted to most cars as standard are actually summer tyres and are not specifically designed to cope with those wet, snowy, foggy, icy conditions. Find out more here.


Seasonal tyres

Summer tyres

Summer tyres aim to provide excellent performance during warmer and drier months, as a result, they are sometimes to referred to as performance tyres. Learn more here.

Original Equipment Tyres

Why fit OE tyres?

At HiQ we always recommend fitting OE tyres. Find out more about the benefits and the OE process.

The Full story of labelling

You will find this familiar looking label on every tyre you purchase in the EU.

Tyre labels

Tyre labelling

Check out our handy pages to get the low down on everything from wet grip, road noise to ensuring your tyres are energy efficient.

Finding the right tyre

Read up on some of the most common tyre technical talk that you'll come across.


A Tyre Pressure Monitoring System or TPMS, monitors the air pressure in your tyres. Find out more here.

The Chamber of Horrors

Overtime your tyres will wear down and if you don’t keep an eye on them, they could become illegal. Check out the chamber of horrors to see whether your tyres could be in trouble.



Electric car tyres are designed to withstand more weight than conventional tyres.

Keeping you on the road with our tyre tools

Find out what the recommended tyre pressure is for your vehicle, or find your next set of perfect tyres by using our handy tools below.