The iceGUARD iG52c is Yokohama’s Studless Ice & Snow winter tire developed for the drivers of compacts, coupes, sedans and vans looking for traction in challenging winter driving conditions. Featuring Yokohama’s advanced winter tire technology, iceGUARD iG52c tires are designed to be proficient in cold temperatures on dry, wet, slushy, snow-covered and icy roads.
Yokohama BluEarth branding is used to identify an ecologically-focused series of tires designed to deliver environmentally-, human- and socially-friendly solutions for drivers and their vehicles. iceGuard iG52c tires featuring BluEarth branding are identified as such on their “Sizes” and “Specs” pages.
All iceGUARD iG52c tires feature a triple-action, high-density tread compound that combines Absorptive Silica, Resin-Coated Shelled Microbubbles and Multi-Layer Carbon that help them adapt to different weather driving conditions by reducing slippage in slush, snow and on ice while promoting stability and longer wear on winter surfaces. An Extra-Wide Center Rib and Large Control Blocks maximize road contact to promote dry-road handling and stability. Circumferential Power Grooves and lateral Slush Grooves efficiently drain slush, snow and water from under the tire’s footprint to improve traction on slick winter roads. Triple 3-D Sipes lock together to enhance block rigidity for stability on dry and wet roads while permitting an increase in the number of biting edges needed to enhance traction on snowy and icy roads.
The tire’s internal structure features twin steel belts on top of a polyester cord reinforced casing to blend durability with ride comfort.
The iceGUARD iG52c Studless Ice & Snow tire meets the industry’s severe snow service requirements and is branded with the three-peak mountain snowflake (3PMSF) symbol.
Install Yokohama iceGUARD iG52c tires in sets of four only.
Due to the traction capabilities of iceGUARD iG52c tires, Yokohama recommends using them only in sets of four to provide the best handling characteristics and tire performance.