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pewag Snox Pro Self-Tensioning Snow Tire Chains - Diamond Pattern - Square Link - 1 Pair

pewag Snox Pro Self-Tensioning Snow Tire Chains - Diamond Pattern - Square Link - 1 Pair

Item # PWSXP560
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pewag Tire Chains - PWSXP560

  • Tire Chains
  • On Road Only
  • Steel Square Link
  • Drape Over Tire - No Connections
  • Deep Snow
  • Automatic
  • Class S Compatible
  • pewag
  • Rim Protection

These diamond-pattern, square-link chains provide excellent traction in snow and ice. Just loop the chains around your tires to install them, and they will automatically tighten as you drive away. Great for vehicles with limited wheel-well clearance.


  • Easy-to-install, self-tightening tire chains give you extra traction in snow and ice
  • Square links form cross chains
    • Great traction in snow
    • Excellent grip and stopping power on ice
    • Small link size contributes to a smooth ride
  • Diamond-pattern chains offer more tire coverage
    • Increased traction and stopping power when driving forward and during turns
  • Fast and easy installation with automatic tensioning
    • Simply pull the chains over your tires and they will automatically center and tighten as you drive
  • Quick-release latch makes it easy to loosen chains for removal
  • Nickel manganese alloy steel construction is durable and rust resistant
  • Plastic bumpers prevent scuffs or scratches on rims
  • SAE Class S chains are designed for vehicles with restricted wheel well clearance
  • Reusable storage case included


  • Fits: 14" - 19" tires (for exact sizes, see below)
  • Link thickness: 3.2 mm
  • Quantity: 2 chains
  • 90-Day warranty

pewag Snox Pro tire chains install so easily, you'll be on the road in minutes. Just pull the chains onto your tires and the unique self-centering, self-tensioning system tightens automatically as long as your wheels are rolling. The tensioners release when the vehicle stops, making it easy to pull the chains off quickly when you reach dry pavement.

Installation of pewag Snox Pro Self-Tensioning Snow Tire Chains

Grasp both ends of the red cord and pull outward to activate the self-tensioning system

1. Grasp both ends of the red cords on each side of the self-tensioning device and pull outward to activate.

Place the red self-tensioning system at the back of the tire and drape the chain along the face of the wheel to position the red bungee at the bottom of the tire

2. Position the red cord over the tire. Pull the cord to the back of the tire and tug the cord down, fitting it around the bottom of the tire.

3. Drive forward 1/4 of a tire revolution, keeping the wheels straight.

Once the bungee has been placed completely around the tire, pull on your assembly to make sure the chains are snug

4. Pull the rest of the chain around the tire so that the cross chains are positioned on top of the tire tread.

5. Repeat this process on the other tire.

6. Once the chains are properly positioned, drive forward. The Snox Pro chains will automatically tighten and center themselves as you drive. No manual adjustment is necessary.

7. The tensioners automatically disengage when the car comes to a stop. To remove the chains, you can simply pull them off or you can press the quick-release latch, which provides more slack in the chains to allow even faster removal.

Class S Designation

SAE Class S tire chains are designed for use on vehicles with restricted wheel well clearance. Certain newer cars, vans and small trucks, especially those with large, aftermarket tires, may require the use of Class S chains.

SAE Class S Clearance Diagram

These chains will fit your tires provided there is both:

  • A - a minimum of 1.46" (37 mm) between the top of the tire tread and the wheel well
  • B - at least 0.59" (15 mm) between the tire's sidewall and the vehicle itself

How to Choose Snow Chains for Your Vehicle

To choose the right snow chains, you must match your tire size. Those measurements can be found on the side of your tire, as shown below.

Tire size on sidewall


  1. (185) - indicates the width
  2. (60) - gives you the aspect ratio (sidewall height as percentage of width)
  3. (15) - denotes the diameter of the wheel rim in inches

88990 pewag Snox Pro Self-Tensioning Snow Tire Chains - Passenger Cars - 14" to 19" Tires - 1 Pair

Replaces pewag SXP 560

Installation Details PWSXP560 Installation instructions

These chains fit the following tire sizes:

  • 195/80-15
  • 195/80-16
  • 205/70-16
  • 205/75-15
  • 205/80-14
  • 205/80-15
  • 215/55-17
  • 215/60-16
  • 215/60-17
  • 215/65-16
  • 215/70-15
  • 215/75-14
  • 215/80-14
  • 225/40-19
  • 225/45-18
  • 225/50-17
  • 225/55-16
  • 225/55-17
  • 225/60-16
  • 225/65-15
  • 235/40-18
  • 235/50-16
  • 235/50-17
  • 235/60-15
  • 245/40-18
  • 245/45-17
  • 245/50-16
  • 255/40-17

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pewag Snox Pro Self-Tensioning Snow Tire Chains - Diamond Pattern - Square Link - 1 Pair - PWSXP560

Average Customer Rating:  4.5 out of 5 stars   (52 Customer Reviews)

These diamond-pattern, square-link chains provide excellent traction in snow and ice. Just loop the chains around your tires to install them, and they will automatically tighten as you drive away. Great for vehicles with limited wheel-well clearance.

1996 Chevrolet Corvette

I drive a 1996 Corvette and have for the past 20 years - year round. And that makes driving near impossible in Connecticut winters and hilly terrains. Until I got my Pewag chains. When the snow accumulates, on go my Pewags and away I go. Snow covered roads, no problem, up and down hills, no problem. I can put my Pewags on both tires in less than ten minutes and I am good to go. Great product! I highly recommend Pewag chains.


Fit snugly. Will be a little difficult in the snow but with a pair of gloves on it is doable. The red plastic rim protectors would protect rim from metal on metal contact. However, with my M-sport rims and Pirelli Cinturato P7 tires, the red plastic doesn't even come into contact with the rim due to the extended lip of the tire...but this does mean that the chain touches the outside surface of the tire--see pics. A little off putting scarring the sticky looking surface of the tire...but it is inevitable.

On the inside of the wheel/tire, my concern was contact with the knuckle, strut, end link, stabilizer, etc. It does get close to the stabilizer end link, but doesn't pictures are shown before self centering while the spacing to end link would only get greater as I installed in worst case scenario to compare.

2012 Chevrolet Cruze

I can't give a complete review because we haven't tried them yet. Need to see how they work in the snow first but my first impression is a little less than satisfied. I have used may snow chains in my life but the material of the chains don't seem to be very strong and I don't know if they will hold up to the road test. I'm not feeling very confident that they will last one use. I bought these chains for my daughter's car and I love the ease of installation. I hope they get her home during her winter break from college.

by: 03/16/2021

They were not easier to put on, and they promptly came off all together. I would have done better with a standard old school chain.


I have used them a few times now on snow and ice and they are great! Definitely worth the money! They are easy to put on and take off. Would be very helpful in emergency situations. Putting them on takes a bit more time than taking them off, but still just a few minutes. I was very surprised by how much traction they gave me in snowy and icy situations. These chains seem like they are durable and reliable. Definitely recommend! Also they delivered fast, which was good because I ended up needing them right after I got them.


Product is obviously of extreme high quality. I believe I will be very happy with the performance as well (we haven't used them yet). I expect the installation to be as simple as shown in the video(s).

2001 Lexus LS 430

I mounted my Pewag Snow Chains (PWSXP560) today on a dry run. I was very impressed with the method of installation, as well as the ease of taking them off. I purchased them because of a very bad experience I had with chains previously. I was very uncomfortable driving in conditions that would require chains. With these chains I have confidence in using them should conditions require them.

Chevrolet Colorado

Got the shipment in great time. Won't know how the units work until the winter...
probably in Colorado going over one of the high passes.


Received chains today and put them on the wheels in the comfort of warm garage. It was relatively easy process. I expect it to be similar on the cold road.

2018 Honda Civic

The chains are excellent, very quick to get on and off and they got me through the snow and ice with no problems. I definitely recommend these!

2017 Kia Niro

Very pleased with the fit and ease of installation. Met my expectations.

2017 Kia Niro

Very pleased with the fit and ease of installation. Met my expectations.


Great product and perfect fit. I would buy it again if needed be and would recommend to all. Looks great too...

2003 Toyota Camry

I haven't used them yet but they look like what I wanted. Customer Service was very helpful and quick to respond.


Fast service. Excellent follow up.



Review from a similar Snox Pro in Tire Chains

These chains are amazing to say the least. 2012 GMC Terrain never needed to put chains on it, but we decided to take it on a snow trip. I have used chains in the past on other vehicles and all have been so hard to put on, on so many different levels. It made me hate to have to use them. Now the Pewag Snox Pro are the best chains I have ever used. WOW!!! They were on in less than 5-10 minutes and then taking them off was even easier. One snap of the lock, a few rough tugs, and pulled forward. Shook them of and packed them back up in the awesome case. Smooth ride considering I had chains on and great traction on snow and ice! I did not know I could love chains so much!


Review from a similar Snox Pro in Tire Chains

I can tell by looking at these Pewag tire chains that they are very high quality. Excellent craftsmanship! I haven't used them yet because it hasn't snowed but I rest assured knowing I have some of the best made tire chains out there.


Review from a similar Snox Pro in Tire Chains

I purchased this tire chains for my 2020 Mazda 3 Premium Hatchback. This was my first time ever driving in the snow. The chains was easy to put on and when driving it handles the snow pretty well! I struggled for a bit to bit it on because it was pouring snow and my hands was freezing. The product is a 9/10 overall! it damage one of my wheel (baby scratches) didn't bother me at all.


Review from a similar Snox Pro in Tire Chains

I got to test them out for the first time after 4 inches of snow going up a long, steep gravel road full of switchbacks and ice patches in Blue Ridge Mountains. They performed wonderfully and were pretty easy to put on. My only concern are the blue plastic parts that could be a weak point.


Review from a similar Snox Pro in Tire Chains

Noah walked me through all of the different snow chains for our S.U.V. Very knowledgeable. Found our several things that I really needed to know to get the right ones. Very happy with the result.


Review from a similar Snox Pro in Tire Chains

By design the installation and removal of this set of chains was quick and easy not to mention the great handling on the 2inches of compacted snow. They performed well on the ice as well once we were at a lower elevation level coming out of Mammoth.

When traveling through Mammoth these chains allowed us to go through ICE and snow with ease in our 2005 Toyota family minivan. They were more convenient to store and install than others I’ve tried in the past. Even though everything wears out over use this set is still holding up well and was worth the investment.
Ted - 12/31/2021


Review from a similar Snox Pro in Tire Chains

Purchased these chains for a trip to the snow and for future use after buying a new vehicle. The chains were received promptly in a well designed carrying case, with a mat, gloves, and instructions for mounting the chains. I haven't had to use them = a Subaru Forester is a great AWD vehicle and handled some pretty dicey conditions with no issue - but carry them and feel confident I can mount and dismount them quickly. Instructions are clear and simple to follow.

Still havent used them but they are a great security blanket
Clifford R - 03/14/2018


Review from a similar Snox Pro in Tire Chains

Got me around in a civic in hilly country in snow with little problems. Got the hang of putting the chains on after a couple of tries. Great product.


Review from a similar Snox Pro in Tire Chains

I was concerned about using chains not prescribed by Volvo when I read forums about what chains to use. I purchased these with the hope that I would not have to find out if they were the right chains.

It snowed heavily in Tahoe and I had to use them on my AWD XC70. They were perfect. The chains did not cause a problem with the lack of clearance in the front wheel well.

Putting them on took some strength to stretch the bungee around the tire. Taking them off was completely easy.

I would recommend these. The price is high, but worth it for the peace of mind that I won't damage my car's front steering or suspension.

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