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Tyres are one of your car's most important safety features. As your local Volkswagen retailer we know exactly the right tyre to keep your car performing at its best.
Why do my tyres need changing?
At the right pressure, the compound and tread pattern of your tyres add to your car's handling and comfort. Too much wear affects grip and safety and your car becomes harder to handle, and incorrect type pressures and/or uneven tyre wear also increases stopping distances in wet conditions.
What happens if they are not changed?
Once your tyre tread wears to below the legal minimum depth of 1.6mm, your car won't pass an MOT test and you could be liable for a fine of up to £2,500, plus three penalty points per illegal tyre.
Worn tyres result in longer stopping distances and reduced grip - which is why Volkswagen recommend tyre replacement at a tread depth of 3m.
What do we do?
- We check your tyres for pressure, tread depth and wear of the pattern.
- If they need replacing, we check tyre sizes and speed ratings for your specific model and consider the type of driving you do.
- We will then make a recommendation of the right tyre for your vehicle from our stock of branded tyres, at a price which makes perfect sense.
- Prices quoted include everything you need - fitting, a new valve, balancing, tyre disposal - and VAT, so there are no hidden extras.
So when you need the right tyres for your car, at a price that's right for you, make tracks to us or contact us for more information.
How can I compare tyres?
Just like with energy labels on washing machines there's a new system of tyre rating to help you choose. With a scale from A (best) to G (worst) the rating is based on a combination of fuel efficiency, wet grip and noise performance e.g. an 'A' rated tyre would be the most fuel efficient, safer in the wet and quieter. Speak to us for more information.
Cold weather driving starts at 7°C
Many people assume incorrectly that summer tyres will perform in all weathers. As temperatures fall, so does tyre performance and wear increases significantly. Cold weather tyres are optimized to perform at temperatures of 7°C and below. Using the correct tyres for the weather prolongs their life and will prove more cost effective in the long term.