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Winter Tire Program

The Winter Tire Program (WTP) provides low-interest financing to eligible Manitobans at prime plus two per cent*, on up to $2,000 per vehicle. This financing can be used for the purchase of qualifying winter tires and associated costs from participating retailers

Program Qualifications

To be eligible for the Winter Tire Program, you must:
  • Be an individual (not corporate) Manitoba Public Insurance customer
  • Purchase qualifying winter tires for a passenger vehicle or light truck (gross vehicle weight under 4541 kg) registered under your name
  • have no financing restrictions or outstanding payments on your Manitoba Public Insurance account

Customers financing approved winter tires may also receive financing on associated costs. This includes:

  • Rims
  • Tire pressure monitoring system
  • Addition of studs to tires (some limitations apply)
  • Mounting and balancing
  • Storage costs (if paid during initial purchase)
  • Switchover costs (if paid during initial purchase)
  • Wheel alignment
  • Nitrogen fill
  • Valve stems
  • Shop supplies
  • Applicable taxes & fees

The following are not approved for financing:

  • Repair of tires
  • Maintenance/storage, unless included as part of the initial cost
  • Switchover cost, unless included as part of the initial cost

For more information visit the MPI website (add link) https://www.mpi.mb.ca/Pages/winter-tire-program.aspx