Every 5,000 to 7,500 miles
On average, how you know when to rotate tires depends on vehicle mileage. Namely, it’s a best practice to rotate tires every 5,000 to 7,500 miles or so. This is a rule of thumb, however, and you’ll want to double-check with your vehicle’s owner’s manual for more specific information. A common practice some vehicle owner’s use is to rotate their tires every other oil change.
By having your tires rotated, you can maintain a more even amount of tread on your tires. Evenly worn tires contribute to a smooth and comfortable ride. Enhanced safety: By helping to prevent uneven tire wear, a tire rotation can enhance your tires’ grip on the road.
When you’re trying to save money at the pump, it can be hard to want to spend money on a tire rotation. Here are a few reasons why getting a tire rotation can help to improve your gas mileage.
A tire rotation will contribute to reducing different wear patterns on your tires. This uneven wear might be increasing your tires rolling resistance which can reduce your miles per gallon. To improve wear patterns, a tire rotation will ensure your tires wear evenly.
Balding drive tires do not grip the road as well as tires with appropriate tread A balding tire wastes energy by excessively spinning, not transferring enough rotation into propulsion. A tire rotation will switch the front and rear tires, improving your grip.
If you’re concerned about improving your MPG’s, consider giving our shop a call. We might be able to help with your gas mileage by rotating your tires.