Tire Rotation: How to Ensure You Get Tire Longevity for Your Vehicle

Are you up-to-date on the tire maintenance for your vehicle as recommended by the manufacturer? Are they rotated regularly? If you're like most busy drivers in Champaign and throughout Urbana, Savoy, Mahomet, and St. Joseph, it's easy to get off schedule with regular maintenance, especially tire rotations. However, tire rotations are essential for driving safety and has many other benefits. BMW of Champaign can help you stay on track with your tire maintenance and help keep your tires lasting longer!

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What Are the Benefits of Tire Rotations?

The primary benefit of tire rotations is safety, but the ride comfort that you receive from regularly moving the tires from one axle to another is another benefit. And it's one that drivers usually appreciate the most. Tires do not wear evenly, which can affect handling capability or cause your vehicle to pull from one side. The only solution is to ensure the tires are rotated before they wear down too low. When tires reach 2/32 inches of tread, they are considered unsafe and must be replaced. Another benefit is longevity. Whether you purchased the tires currently on your vehicle or they are the original tires, rotating them is a very effective way of delaying the out-of-pocket expense of purchasing new ones.

Are There Different Types of Tire Rotations?

For front-wheel drive vehicles, tires are rotated from the front axle to the rear axle and vice-versa, otherwise known as front-to-back. These tires have a directional pattern and need to rotate in the same direction. However, that is not the only rotation that could be used for your vehicle. For example, non-directional tires are typically rotated using an "X-pattern" rotation. This pattern moves the front tires to the opposite rear and the opposite front axle. Other rotation patterns include rearward cross, forward cross, and side-to-side. Additionally, if your vehicle is equipped with a full-size spare, it is to your advantage to include the spare in the rotation process.


How Can Our BMW Dealership in Champaign Help?

Customer satisfaction is the number one priority at our dealership. We consistently strive to meet your expectations, and our staff is more than happy to go the extra mile to meet your service needs. Our service advisors are extremely knowledgeable and make certain that your tire rotation is handled efficiently and timely. And our technicians are factory-trained and certified. We complete all maintenance and repairs using Genuine OEM parts for high-quality. In addition to providing top-quality service, our dealership offers the best amenities in Champaign. For your convenience, we have Saturday hours available to meet the demands of your busy schedule and our regular weekly hours Monday through Friday. Maintain your tires to ensure safety, comfort, and extend their lifespan! Appointments can be made by using our online service scheduler.




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