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How Many Miles Do Tires Last?

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New tires that are OEM-recommended should last roughly 50,000 miles. Other, cheaper tires can, however, sometimes last around half that mileage. Of course, the way you drive can also shorten the lifespan of your tires significantly, no matter how high-quality they are. Read on or contact Luther Westside Volkswagen to learn more. Then, schedule tire service online to see once and for all if it’s time for new tires!

What Real-World Factors Affect How Many Miles Tires Last?

“How many miles do tires last” and “how many miles should tires last” are very different questions. The first is a question of actuality. The second is a question of probability. How many miles tires should last is, in essence, an estimate. How many miles tires do, in fact last, depends on a number of real-world factors, such as:

  • Driving habits: If you drive aggressively, stop short frequently, corner quickly, and more, then your tires will wear out more quickly.
  • Type of tire: High-performance tires often wear out more quickly than all-season tires. The same is true for winter tires, which like many summer tires, have softer rubber compounds.
  • Road conditions: Do you drive on gravel roads or rough, patchy pavement often? Do you off-road? The more friction your tires encounter on the roads of Edina and Minnetonka, the more you’re likely to wear down your tires faster than 50,000 miles.
  • Treadwear rating: Your tires come with a treadwear rating, which rates the life expectancy of the tire treads.
  • Drivetrain: Tires wear differently on front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, and all-wheel drive vehicles, based on the power delivery methods of each.
  • Terrain: Do you live in an area with lots of hills or rough roads? Your tires may wear out more quickly than someone who lives in a fairly flat area. 

Tire Care Tips For Long-Lasting Tires

Here are some helpful tips for making sure that your tires last longer:

  • Inspect for proper air pressure at gas stations.
  • Check your tire tread depth regularly.
  • Rotate your tires when you get your oil changed.
  • Don’t skimp on regular vehicle maintenance.

Take Care of Your Tires at Luther Westside Volkswagen

Luther Westside Volkswagen is here to help you with all your tire maintenance needs and questions. Give us a call at 844-538-7816 for additional information or, in the meantime, check out our service specials to save more on tire maintenance or replacement. 

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