Tire Buying Guide

Tire Sizes & Ratings

Tire Sizes & Ratings

Before purchasing any tire, you need to be sure you’re getting the right size and type for your specific vehicle. Knowing how to find this important info and what it means will help you make the right call.

Before purchasing any tire, you need to be sure you’re getting the right size and type for your specific vehicle.

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Where can I find my tire size?Where can I find my tire size?

The tire size for your vehicle can be found in two places:

We always recommend consulting your vehicle owner's manual.

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The tire size is a combination of numbers and letters. But what do they actually mean? Lets break it down.

Frequently asked questions

  • Replace 2or4 Card
    Should I replace 2 tires or 4 tires?

    As a general rule, we recommend replacing all four tires at the same time. However, sometimes you may only need to replace two of your tires. If this is the case, we recommend mounting the new tires on the rear axle. This will add traction and increase the overall safety of your vehicle.

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    How can I make my money go farther?

    A first glance, it might seem like the best value tire is the one that costs less. But instead of looking at up-front costs, it might be worth looking at the cost over time. When we break down the cost-per-mile, a higher quality tire might end up being the better value. Not to mention improved ride quality, superior handling and enhanced safety. Depending on your driving habits, spending a bit more now could save you money down the road.

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    Do I need winter tires?

    In warmer, drier climates, you may not need to worry about winter traction. But in colder climates where the temperature often drops below 45 degrees, you may want to consider two sets of tires. Having a set of winter tires will provide noticeable advantages in these conditions, even when compared to the best all-season tires.

Don’t keep your new tires waiting.

Don’t keep your new tires waiting.

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