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Do wider tires actually have more grip? Testing 27 cars

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Does Weight Effect Your Car's Grip?


This video answers three questions:
- Do wider tires have more grip?
- Do cars that weigh more have less grip?
- What's the most effective way to improve grip?

At NWAPA's 2017 Mudfest I tested 27 different AWD and 4x4 trucks and SUVs. I did a 60 mph to 0 mph braking test with every vehicle on the road, and a 20 mph to 0 mph braking test with every vehicle off road.

Vehicles Tested: (Order below is order of tests)
Lexus GX460
Nissan Armada Plat
Nissan Pathfinder Plat
Toyota 4Runner TRD Off
Volkswagen Alltrack
RAM Power Wagon
Mazda CX-5
Subaru Forester
Land Rover Discovery
Ford Raptor
Jeep Wrangler Sport
Mini Countryman
Jeep Grand Cherokee TrailHawk
Mercedes GLS 450
Nissan Rogue Hybrid
Toyota Highlander SE
Kia Sportage SX Turbo
Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Mitsubishi Outlander
BMW X4M
Honda Ridgeline Black
Volvo V90 XC
Acura MDX SH-AWD
Toyota RAV4 Platinum
Jeep Compass Trailhawk
Nissan Titan Pro4X
Honda CR-V Touring

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Duration 16:50
Posted Jun 1, 2017
Series Automotive
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