Tire Buying and Maintenance Guide: All You Need to Know

The tires on your vehicle have a huge effect on your safety and on how your vehicle performs. They affect every aspect of driving, from your security on wet roads to how much money you spend on fuel. We've covered the subject of tires comprehensively. Here's what you need to know to find the right tires for your vehicle, how to maintain them so they last, and when to replace them.

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The Best Winter Tires for Safer Snow Driving

We consulted the experts at Tire Rack and their own independent winter tire tests to come up with these recommendations for the best tires for snow and ice.

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New-Tire Buying Guide: Everything You Need to Know

Follow this guide to make the right choice when you're replacing or upgrading your car's tires.

How Long Should Your Tires Last?

That's the question that all car owners ask, and we have some answers.


Save Money by Checking Your Car's Tire Pressures. Really?

Yes. Here's how to check tire pressure, and the other advantages of doing so.


You Should Never Let Your Tires Get Low

Why low tire pressure is dangerous, and what to do to avoid it.


How (and When) to Put Air in Your Car Tires

Correct tire pressure can save you money and maybe even keep you from having an accident.

How to Read a Tire Sidewall

Let us help you decode the sizing info, age, speed rating, and other important data that's on your tires.



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Why You Should Rotate Your Tires

Follow these tips to make your tires last longer and your car drive better.

Best All-Terrain Tires for Trucks and SUVs

These meet rigorous requirements for off-road performance, on-road ride-and-handling, noise level, resistance to punctures, wear, quality, and cost.


How to Change a Flat Tire in 5 Easy Steps

Here's the right way to do it quickly and safely.


You Absolutely Need a Tire Pressure Gauge

Properly inflated tires are far less prone to blowouts, last longer, and make your car drive better.


We Put Snow Tires on a Corvette and a Porsche to See How They Handle Snowy Roads

Can advances in traction aids and winter tires turn high-powered sports cars into year-round Snowbelt rides?

Effects of Upsized Wheels and Tires Tested

Plus-Size Models: Testing the performance effects of upsizing wheels and tires.



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How Long Should a New Set of Tires Last?

Learn how soon you’ll wear out the tires on your car, and then how to make them last even longer.

The Right Tires for Different Drives: A Primer on Proper Rubber

Whether you’re commuting, hitting the track, or heading off-road, you need the right tires.