The Cooper Weather-Master WSC is a studdable winter tire specially made for drivers who are looking for year-round traction, superior performance, and comfort. ideal for passenger cars, sedans, SUVs, and minivans, the Cooper Weather-Master WSC works effectively during weather conditions and can withstand the harshest, most extreme environments. It is branded with the severe snow rating symbol which means it has passed the auto industry's standards for severe snow. The cad-designed sipes create biting edges during winter weather where roads tend to get slippery. The directional tread design enhances acceleration during snow and drains water efficiently out of the tire. Further enhancing this is the circumferential snow-groove technology which enhances its grip during snow-on-snow contact. The high-silica, low modulus tread compound delivers superior grip on ice, slush, and water-covered roads. To improve handling and cornering is the solid center rib.