PARALLER 4x4 HP
For an all-wheel drive vehicle to reach its maximum potential on-road or off-road, you need the right tires. And it is precisely about these tires that we will talk about in this short review. So, the Paraller 4x4 HP is exactly what your 4x4 vehicle needs if you are into practical shopping.
About the manufacturer, price and quality
Paraller 4x4 HP is a tire that is manufactured under the Atlas brand, which in turn is owned by Shandong Linglong Tire Co., Ltd. Linglong Tire is the largest Chinese tire manufacturer, still not well known in the west. The Atlas brand was created to promote Linglong Tire products in the west.
In addition to the brand, the manufacturer focused on the quality of the tires produced and on an acceptable cost. As a result, the tires presented in the Paraller model line belong to the budget price segment, but in many performance characteristics they are in no way inferior to most
Western tires are presented in the mid-price segment.
How high quality can be combined with an acceptable cost? An example of this is Paraller 4x4 HP. The fact is that quality control is implemented at the company's factories literally at every production process. That is why, among the large number of reviews for these tires, you will not find complaints about manufacturing defects.
In addition, unlike most Chinese manufacturers, Linglong Tire does not copy tires from more famous brands but creates products based on its developments and patented technologies. The tires produced by Linglong Tire and its ATLAS subsidiary brand meet international quality standards.
About driving performance
The Paraller 4x4 HP is an all-season tire designed for passenger cars and city SUVs. These tires are non-off-road and offer the best performance on tarmac roads. However, these tires provide acceptable driving performance on dirt roads and gravel embankments.
It is not recommended to use these tires outdoors in the off-season, as the tread is not equipped with sufficiently effective lugs. Nevertheless, these tires provide excellent acceleration dynamics with short braking distances on quality road surfaces. Due to the special tread pattern, the likelihood of aquaplaning and entering an uncontrolled skid is minimized.
An important feature of the tires presented in the Paraller line is directional stability when driving in a straight line. High directional stability is ensured by the longitudinal grooves of the tread. As a result, the driver does not need to constantly steer to keep the car going straight. It is not only very convenient, but also safe.
- Tire type: passenger tubeless.
- Seasonality: all-weather.
- Tread height: 7.7-8 mm.
- Overall width: 221-272 mm.
- Overall diameter: 686-815 mm.
- Inner radius: 16 ", 17" and 18 ".
- Maximum pressure: 36-42 psi.
- Speed index: H-V.
- Manufacturer Atlas (Linglong Tire) China.
- Price segment: budget.
How acceptable driving performance is ensured
The performance of a tire mainly depends on two factors - the design of the tread and the composition of the rubber from which the tread is molded. The width and height of the tire have a lesser impact on ride performance.
Like most all-season tires manufactured by Linglong Tire, the Paraller 4x4 HP has a symmetrical tread pattern. At the base of the tread, 4 longitudinal grooves are used that run along the entire central rib. It is these four grooves that provide tire directional stability both on dry and wet surfaces.
In addition to longitudinal grooves, the tread consists of a certain number of transverse grooves - the so-called sipes. These grooves provide additional friction and traction. In addition, it is these grooves that disperse water on the sides of the tire-to-road contact patch.
The sophisticated tread pattern of the Paraller 4x4 HP is designed to provide acceptable handling on both the drive and steering wheels. This is necessary in order to maximize the potential of the all-wheel drive vehicle.
As for the production materials, these tires use rubber with a complex composition that includes more than 20 ingredients. Among the ingredients, the characteristics of tires are determined by synthetic rubber, carbon dioxide, sulfur dioxide and a certain amount of various resins. Specially calculated proportions of ingredients made it possible to ensure that the tread does not soften in summer, and does not tan or crumble in winter. One way or another, the optimal temperature range for the operation of these tires is from 77 to 23F. Using all-season tires at higher or lower temperatures results in performance degradation.
About strength and durability
Choosing I tires for an all-wheel-drive car, we pay attention to their reliability and durability, among other things. PARALLER 4x4 HP is a reliable tire, it is not for nothing that the manufacturer's warranty is 50 thousand miles! But you need to understand that these tires will pass so much or even more if the temperature requirements are met.
To ensure high durability, a reinforced carcass is used in the tires. The carcass, as in most tires manufactured by Linglong Tire, is radial combined. The radial arrangement of the belts in the carcass structure is a classic, inexpensive and well-proven solution. The combined frame structure, on the other hand, is the most advanced and modern technology. The essence of the technology is that along with conventional metal fibers - breakers, nylon fibers are woven into the frame. As a result, the tire is lighter without sacrificing durability.
The durability of the tire is also added by metal belts molded into the rubber along the entire center rib. Metal belts provide the tread with uniform pressure over the entire area of the contact patch with the road. Thus, the tread wears off evenly, and therefore the tire wear is less intense in comparison with the wear of other all-season tires.
Due to the low tread height, PARALLER 4x4 HP tires emit less noise when driving. Moreover, there is a little noise both outside the car and in the cabin. This is an important advantage if you have a long trip ahead. By the way, these tires provide excellent directional stability. This means you don't have to steer to drive in a straight line.
Whom do we recommend buying?
So, we have got acquainted with the main performance characteristics of PARALLER 4x4 HP, we will try to determine who these tires are suitable for. First of all, we recommend these tires to owners of passenger cars with four-wheel drive and compact SUVs, which are mostly used in urban areas. In addition, we recommend the purchase of these tires to all those with a preference for practical shopping.
Finally, we recommend these tires to those buyers who operate their cars mainly in regions with a temperate climate. By the way, let's not forget that these tires look great and their design will surely suit both modern and classic cars and this is another reason for the Paraller 4x4 HP.
The Paraller 4x4 HP is an excellent all-season tire for the practical consumer. By practical buyers, we mean those car owners who do not intend to pay much but do not want to sacrifice the quality of the tires they have purchased.
Verdict: the tires are really good and do a good job with the tasks assigned to them, so we recommend buying them.