2020 Porsche 718 Cayman

How Many Miles Do Tires Last?

Most new OEM, or original equipment manufacturer, tires, along with other high-quality replacement tires, can be expected to last about 50,000 miles. Interested in learning more about the life of a tire? The service team at Rusnak/Pasadena Porsche can help! Check out online service tips and more, then contact our team with any questions.

 

 

What Factors Affect Tires Life Expectancy?

So, how many miles do tires last and how many miles should tires last? These questions can have different answers depending on a number of factors. These can include:

  • Type of tire: Though high-performance tires have extra grip, they may wear faster than all-season tires which have less rolling resistance.
  • Treadwear rating: Tires come with a treadwear rating, which rates the life expectancy of the tire treads.
  • Drivetrain: If you have front-wheel drive, your tires will wear differently than if you had rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive because of where the main power is sent.
  • Road conditions: Tend to drive on dirt or gravel roads regularly? Even if you encounter snow, salt, rain, or ice more frequently, your tires can take more of a beating. If you plan to use your vehicle for off-roading, this will also make a big difference in your tires.
  • Terrain: If you live in an area with inclines on the roads, more friction on the tires is required to start and stop the vehicle than on flat surfaces.
  • Driving habits: Having a lead foot on the gas and brakes will wear out your tires faster than accelerating gradually and letting coasting do some of the braking work.

Tire Care Tips For Long-Lasting Tires

Along with adopting more cautious driving habits, there are a few other things you as a car owner can do to extend the life of your tires. These include:

  • Inspect for proper air pressure when you fill your gas tank, as many gas stations have tire inflation stations.
  • Regularly inspect tire tread depth for tire tread wear.
  • Rotate your tires for more even distribution of tire wear.
  • Take your vehicle in for regularly scheduled maintenance.

Take Care of Your Tires at Rusnak/Pasadena Porsche

Still have questions in the meantime about tire care? Contact our service center in Pasadena to learn more! When the time comes to get new tires, or to learn why your car is overheating, check out our parts and service specials to help you save even more.

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