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How Many Miles Do Tires Last?

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The general benchmark for the longevity of a set of tires is 50,000 miles if they come from the original equipment manufacturer. But that’s only a general rule. A number of factors influence how long your tires will last, like how you take take advantage of your Jeep Grand Cherokee towing capacity, and how often you rotate tires, so let’s explore what they are before you stop by Vatland CDJR, your Fort Pierce area auto experts.

What Factors Affect Tire Life Expectancy?

The best place to start when examining the expected life of a set of tires is by separating “how many miles do tires last” from “how many miles should tires last.” Consider:

  • Type of tire: High-performance tires have extra grip but can wear out faster than all-season tires with less rolling resistance.
  • Treadwear rating: Are you curious about the life of your tires, or the life of your treads? Check the treadwear rating for the latter.
  • Drivetrain: Front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, and all-wheel drive vehicles all wear tires differently due to different sources of forward motion.
  • Road conditions: Gravel or dirt roads, snow, salt, rain, ice, and construction all wear harder on tires. So does off-roading.
  • Terrain: Inclined roads require more friction to conquer, since start and stopping is more difficult on grades.
  • Driving habits: Lead-footedness on both gas and bake taxes your tires more than accelerating gradually or coasting.

Tire Care Tips For Long-Lasting Tires

Looking to extend the life of your tires? Cautious driving habits around Palm Bay and a few additional tips can help a lot:

  • Inspect for proper air pressure when you fill your gas tank, as many gas stations have tire inflation stations.
  • Regularlyinspect tire tread depth for wear.
  • Rotate your tiresfor more even wear distribution.
  • Follow suggested regularly scheduled maintenance.

Take Care of Your Tires at Vatland CDJR

Experienced service technicians like those in Vero Beach are well-versed in examining tire wear and its causes. Need tips on how to extend the life of yours? Stop by, check out our parts and service specials for a better deal, find out about towing capacity on vehicles like the Chrysler Pacifica, compare Wrangler to Toyota 4Runner, and learn more effective car buying tips.

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