Tires by Vehicle Type

Vehicle tire types can be confusing , especially for the first-time buyer. Not to worry-- RightTurn and our hundreds of tire experts are here to help make sure you get the right tire for your vehicle.

What makes tire shopping so confusing? For starters, there are just so many different types of tires. You also have to determine what type of vehicle you drive. That might not be as easy as it sounds. For example, , you may have to choose between tires for light trucks and heavy-duty trucks, SUVs and CUVs, or sedans and sport sedans. While those might seem like small differences that don't really matter, vehicle tire types are designed with very specific purposes. A tire fitted on the wrong type of vehicle might not perform to the best of its ability.

RightTurn works directly with automakers so that we have the latest information about your vehicle and the tires it requires.

Don't Ignore Unsafe Tires

Do you have enough tread left on your current tires? You might not realize it, but this is one of the most important vehicle safety questions you can be asked. Drivers are very often concerned about safety because they regularly drive family members. They know it's crucial to buckle up and to obey speed limits. However, they often forget about tire tread even though it can be a major factor in avoiding collisions, spinouts, and other dangerous occurrences on the road. No matter what kind of vehicle you drive, ask yourself, "Do I have enough tread on my tires?" If the answer is no, don't wait any longer to replace your tires. You're putting yourself and others at risk.

Not sure how to check if you have enough tire tread? Here are some simple instructions for checking your tread depth.

Purchase the Right Tires for Your Car or Truck

The type of vehicle you drive will largely determine what tires you need. After that, your make and model will have its own precise requirements. Purchasing the wrong tire - whether in size, speed rating, or load index - can negatively impact performance and safety. So whether you're driving a sedan, hybrid, coupe, light truck, SUV, or crossover, you need to get the right tires. Getting the correct tires will not only be safer, but provides a more comfortable and fuel-efficient ride.

If you're still uncertain about finding the right type of tires for your vehicle, get in touch with us. We'd be happy to help you.