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SnowGecko 3XL

SnowGecko 3XL

Product Details:
  • Certified according to new European standard EN16662-1:2020.
  • Approved by leading automotive manufacturers and according to ÖNORM V5121.
  • Legal alternative to metal chains in EU (except Austria).
  • Self-centering, quick to install and easy to remove.
  • Smooth and silent during use. Vibration-free.
  • Compatible with electronic safety systems (ABS, ESP, etc.).
  • Compatible with alloy rims, even when metal chains are prohibited.
  • Lightweight and easy to store.
  • Reusable and machine-washable.
  • Recyclable and environmentally friendly.
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Product Features

Snowgecko snow socks mounted on rear wheels of a passenger car

What is inside?

Each set includes two socks of SnowGecko and a set of gloves.


35x31x8 cm (LxWxD)
13.8x12.2x3.1 in (LxWxD)

Weight: < 1.5 kg (< 3.4 lbs)

Our product packaging may differ marginally in appearance and language for different markets around the world.


- SnowGecko shall be fitted to the driving wheels.
- Commence fitting from the top of the tire downwards, move the vehicle half a wheel turn and pull the remainder into position.
- Keep anti-slip programs activated (e.g., ASR, ESP).
- Start driving carefully and avoid wheel spinning.
- SnowGecko will center itself when driving.
- Do not exceed 50kmh / 30mph.
- Always follow instructions stated in your car owner’s manual.

Check our FAQ for more questions.


SnowGecko does not require maintenance but we recommend shaking out dirt after use and letting it dry properly before repacking. SnowGecko is machine washable at 40°C / 100°F. Please take SnowGecko off overnight. 

Check our FAQ for more questions.

For Passenger Cars or Light Commercial Vehicles

  • The textile traction device gives your car quick and reliable grip on snow and ice. SnowGecko fits well on vehicles with low clearance in the tire house and works well with optional tires – even when snow chains are not recommended. With seven different sizes, SnowGecko covers more than 400 tires - 97% of all cars on European roads.

    Not sure about your SnowGecko model? Find the right size here with the help of your tire dimensions.

    Size Finder 
Size Chart SnowGecko Snow Socks

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Simple and fast Installation

  • SnowGecko installation step 1

    Step 1:

    Stretch the black elastic band over the top half of your tire and pull the SnowGecko down, covering as much of the tire as possible.

  • Mounting step 2 for SnowGecko traction device

    Step 2:

    Move the vehicle until the top half is under the wheel. Then pull the SnowGecko over the remaining part of the tire.

  • SnowGecko step 3 of mounting

    Step 3:

    SnowGecko will automatically self-center when you start driving. Gloves and instructions are included, and use the bag doubles as knee-support to keep you dry.

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