We know you've heard it before, but it's critical enough to repeat: the tires you choose for your vehicle are important. It is critical to understand that the tires on your vehicle are the one single link to the road surface. To keep the rest of your vehicle performing at its peak, your tires are the very foundation of your vehicle.
Different quality tires will last for different periods of time, depending on wear and tear. Regular maintenance is key to longer tread life, but tread wears down over time and with use. Once you get to the point where you need to replace your tires, there are several choices that you can make. The easiest choice is get the exact size and make that originally came on the vehicle, when it was new. Beyond that, you might consider going to a better quality tire or ...[more]
That’s right! Make the right choice on which tires to purchase and you could save hundreds on gas. Both Goodyear’s Assurance Fuel Max as well as Michelin’s Energy Saver product have what manufacturers call lower “rolling resistance.” In short, rolling resistance is the amount of force it takes to push a tire down a road. So the lower the rolling resistance, the less fuel you use. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, rolling resistance accounts for four percent of a vehicles fuel use in city driving and seven percent on the high ...[more]