Their structure, their rubber compound and their tread pattern. Winter tyres are made differently compared to summer tyres, don't be fooled! Winters of course have increased grip for the trickier road conditions, keeping you safer out on the road!
All Toyota owners benefit from a complimentary puncture repair service. Western Toyota will repair your tyre if it has a puncture or minor damage. This covers the entire life of your tyre, therefore you can completely rely on us to keep you moving on the road. Contact us to find out more!
Place a 20p coin in the main tread grooves of your tyre (within the central three-quarters of the tread). If the outer band of the coin is hidden by the rubber, then your tread is above the legal limit of 1.6mm.
Check that your tyres match by looking at the tread pattern and make of each tyre. Make sure the tread and patterns look exactly the same so that you have well balanced grip.
If your steering wheel vibrates at around 40-50mph, one or more of your wheels may need balancing or replacing.
If your car seems to be slowly veering in one direction then either your tracking is out, your tyre pressures are unequal or the treads on the front tyres do not match.
Check the sides of the tyres for any cracks, splits or blisters; this usually happens on older tyres and it means they need replacing.
The markings on its sidewall can be confusing but contain important information about the tyre.