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The high performance winter tyre for 4x4s and SUVs
The Kristall 4x4 is the SUV tyre that gives you excellent traction and stopping power all winter long.
Short braking on wet and winter roads
Quiet, comfortable ride
Short braking on wet and winter roads. The Kristall 4x4 is made with a special silica compound that helps the tyre remain pliable at low temperatures. This gives you added traction, which helps to ensure short braking distances on unpredictable winter roads.
Reliable handling. Enjoy confident cornering and steering on winter roads. The tyre’s stable center rib and solid shoulder blocks work together to help shift your SUV’s weight as you steer, for more precise handling.
Quiet, comfortable ride. Relax in silence on long winter journeys, thanks to the Kristall 4x4’s tread, designed with a staggered zigzag block arrangement that reduces road noise.
The European Union has introduced the EU Tyre Label by Regulation (No. 1222/2009) identically and bindingly for all EU member states. It applies to passenger car tyres, light commercial vehicle tyres and heavy commercial vehicle tyres produced after 01.07.2012.
Three different areas are tested: rolling resistance, wet grip and the rolling noise the tyre makes on the road.
The following are not affected by the EU Tyre Label: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing tyres, tyres with additional devices to improve traction such as spiked tyres, T-type emergency tyres, special tyres for fitting to vehicles first registered before 1 October 1990, tyres with a maximum authorised speed of 80 km/h, tyres for rims with a nominal diameter of 254 mm or less or 635 mm or more.
With this regulation, the European Union is pursuing the goal of promoting economic and ecological efficiency in road traffic as well as increasing road safety on the one hand, and on the other hand, granting consumers more product transparency and at the same time serving as an active decision-making aid.
Already during the incorporation, experts criticise the fact that the EU Tyre Label unfortunately only shows a few product characteristics. Apart from rolling resistance, wet grip and rolling noise, which are the main focus of EU tyre labelling, tyres have much more important and safety-relevant product characteristics, such as aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, braking properties on dry and wet roads, behaviour in wintry conditions, etc.
Tyre manufacturers point out that test results from various institutions and journals remain an important information medium for the end consumer. These tests usually focus on further safety-relevant product characteristics besides the EU standard qualifications for tyre labelling, which are always important for the final customer.
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