As a general rule, the original tires on a new vehicle or quality replacement tires should last up to 50,000 miles. However, many factors will have a significant impact on any tires life and may substantially shorten its life expectancy.
Do new car tires wear out faster?
The tires that came with your last new car were not designed by Michelin, Goodyear, Bridgestone or any other tire manufacturer. They were designed by the manufacturer of your car. This is because virtually all auto manufacturers specify very soft rubber which means they wear out too fast.
Is the penny test for tires accurate?
For years, motorists have been told the penny test is an accurate indicator of whether or not you need new tires. The test is conducted by sticking a penny head down in a tire tread; if you see all of Lincolns head, then you should change the tires. The one with an eighth of an inch of tread stopped in 300 feet.
Why did tires wear so quickly?
1. Improper Tire Inflation – If your tires arent at the optimal pressure, theyll wear out more quickly or unevenly. If your tires are out of whack, the tread may wear out more quickly when you break or turn in a certain direction.