Our car maintenance tips and tricks
Feb 11

Is Tyre Rotation Really That Necessary?

Tyre rotation is absolutely essential if you want your tyres to last as long as possible. Technically speaking, rotating tyres equalizes the wear that tyres receive. Front tyres wear a lot quicker than rear tyres because when you make turns, it adds more pressure on the outer edges of the front tyres. 

Tyre rotation is an efficient and economical way of managing tyre tread wear. The wear and tear is basically the scouring and scraping that happens to your vehicle’s tyre tread over a certain period of time. Depending on whether the car you’re driving is front-, rear-, or all-wheel drive, the tyres will wear at different rates. During a tyre rotation, each tyre is moved to a different position on your car’s axles, for example., moving the front right tyre to the back left position. 

Without routine tyre rotations, tyre treads can wear down unevenly to create a rough surface and potentially lead to unstable driving experience. Additionally, this type of tyre tread wear may decrease your safety on the road. 

The many benefits of routine tyre rotation far outweigh the risks of not getting it done. Neglecting it could cost you a lot – hence, it’s wise to schedule your next tyre rotation service in a car garage in Stansted . In conclusion, proper rotation not only helps even out wear and maximises the longevity of your tyres, it also invariably provides the perfect opportunity to ensure all four wheels are in optimal working condition.

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