When you need tires for your Ford, doesn’t it just make sense to go to a Ford dealership? Someplace where you’re already a familiar face and you can just make it a one-stop-shopping destination? At Groove Ford, you can count on us for the exact right tires for your vehicle’s make and model, your needs, your budget and your driving habits.
Whether you need all season or touring tires for your sedan or crossover, all terrain tires for a truck or SUV or ultra-high-performance tires for a sporty ride, you know you can find them at Groove Ford, along with factory-certified service technicians to take care of your needs. Take advantage of our experience and our competitive prices on all tire services, purchases and installations!
Read on to find out more about what’s involved in good tire maintenance and how important things like regular rotations and inspections really are. You can also find a comprehensive list of different tire types and indicators of tire wear; feel free to give us a call at 720-606-5827 to set up your next tire service appointment or just address any questions you might have.
Routine tire rotations at an interval of about 5,000-7,500 miles are crucial to getting the longest wear with your tires. Acceleration, braking and cornering all put stresses on tires, as the vehicle’s weight and inertia come into play during routine driving. Rotating them according to manufacturer’s recommendations will even out wear patterns and improve road manners and drivability.
With careful maintenance, routine driving and number of miles per year, a set of tires can generally last about six years. At Groove Ford, we’re happy to do a free inspection of your vehicle during a visit. That includes taking a look at your brakes and rotors, inspecting the wheels themselves and recommending a rotation or any other service that might be indicated.
Here’s a brief rundown of a few different tire types that can be the best fit for your vehicle and your lifestyle. At Groove Ford, you can come to us for a great selection of tire types for different vehicles, terrains and seasons. Here are some pretty typical tire types for drivers in Centennial, CO:
Tires wear very gradually, of course, and it can be way too easy to just take them for granted. Just be mindful of the fact that your safety is literally riding on your tires and they are your connection to the road when it comes to braking, cornering, wet-weather traction and long drives on the Interstate. Here are some things to watch for:
At Groove Ford, we’re here to handle all your automotive service, maintenance and repair needs, and that includes tires. That means you can count on competitive up-front pricing with no hidden fees or surprises, service appointments around your schedule, top-notch service and specials on a regular basis. Here are some other great reasons to come to Groove Ford for your next service or repair:
Tires wear out like any other part on a vehicle, although today’s premium tires are designed for much longer service. Tires can wear prematurely due to overinflation, underinflation, poor wheel alignment, lack of maintenance or bad driving habits.
A good rule of thumb is every 5,000 to 8,000 miles, or at your scheduled oil change. Remember that failure to rotate tires regularly can negate a tire warranty.
Even if tires aren’t at the end of their treadwear warranty phase, they should be replaced every five or six years.
Yes, underinflated, worn or poorly aligned tires will have more rolling resistance, causing a drop in gas mileage.
Rubber is slightly porous and can let air molecules migrate through, causing a gradual loss in inflation pressure. You should check tire pressure at least once a month, and perhaps more often in cold weather.
Your tire maintenance alert can be informing you of underinflated tires, exceeding your tire rotation interval or just from fluctuations in weather.
A wheel alignment ensures that your wheels are within spec of the proper angles that they’re engineered for.
If you notice unusual, uneven wear on your front tires, a persistent pull to one side on straight, flat pavement or if the steering wheel doesn’t return to center readily after turning a corner, you should set up an appointment right away to have your alignment checked.