One of the most important parts of your vehicle is your tires. Their condition is often overlooked by your average driver until it noticeably needs to be replaced. Then you have the big decision of choosing your new tires. But what type do you buy? You can look at the vehicle owner’s manual to see what type is recommended by the manufacture. Another option is to bring the vehicle in, and we can recommend the right type of tires. This can depend on your vehicle, and what type of roads you drive on.
Choosing the Right Tires for Your Vehicle
Tires are not a cheap commodity in most cases, so you want to make sure you get the ones that are made for you vehicle. We want to help you be safe and get the most out of your vehicle, including the tires. If you are looking for new tires, make sure to contact us so that we can advise you on what type of tires are most beneficial for your vehicle. Depending on where you drive and what type of driving you will do, will help determine what type of tires are needed.
All-Season Tires may be Beneficial
These tires are designed to be the best all-around tire because they have a balanced performance, traction under wet conditions, mileage and noise reduction. These are the most standard tires on most new vehicles.
Tires that are All-Terrain
Made for light trucks and SUVs, they have walls that are stiffer for extra puncture resistance. They also often have a large tread pattern for a better traction on off road excursions. This helps if you drive on different types of roads on a regular basis.
Tires that are Specific for Winter
Designed for low temperatures, the soft rubber heats up while driving on cold roads with improved grip on ice. These are meant for cars and trucks. If you are wondering if you need winter tires, bring the vehicle in and we can advise you on the options. We can also recommend the right type of tire needed for your vehicle.
Tires that Improve Performance
There are many different types of this tire. They are made for high speeds and aggressive driving. The soft rubber compound increases traction and improves cornering as well as reduces sidewall stress.
If you Drive Off Road
Made especially for off-road use, these tires have chunky treads to get the most traction possible in many different terrains. Off road tires are recommended if you enjoy driving on rough or rugged terrain. No matter what type of vehicle you have, or the type of road that you travel on, it is important to have the right set of tires on the vehicle. Check the vehicle owner’s manual for the recommended tires set by the manufacturer. You can also contact us, and we can advise you on what tires would be the most beneficial. Having good tires can help provide you with a safe and comfortable ride.