Cars are expensive items to have and are always in need of servicing or some car part has to be changed or replaced. Tyres are the most vulnerable part of the car, but can you get good quality at an affordable price?
You need to assess how you drive when you decide to get a new set of tyres. Each option has a different kind of tread for each purpose, such as off-roading, general road use, and snow. The quality of the tyre depends on how it manages the car’s abilities on the road.
High profile tyres are affordable. They are not noisy and give a more cushioned ride which makes the drive comfortable. Because they have a better grip on the road and their cushioning helps with the drive, the car becomes more fuel efficient. Low profile tyres give the car better braking and cornering ability. They tend to do well on dry roads. There isn’t much of a difference between the two profiles, but it can determine the quality.
When buying a tyre you always have to look at what its characteristics are. It needs to have proper tread depth, width and rolling resistance. Quality tyres must have good strength in the sidewalls. The strength determines how strong they are. These walls hold the shape and keep the tyre rigid when driving.
Run flat tyres are meant to withstand any possibility of a puncture allowing the car to continue the drive. They are often used for cars that don’t have a spare wheel therefore they have to be exceptionally strong. The tubeless version is pneumatic and does not need to have an inner tube.
The quality of the rubber has to be quite high. The tyre is the component of the car that is the most vulnerable. It is constantly exposed to the road and the friction created could lead to the possibility of it exploding (this will depend on how you drive the car, the speed, etc.). The rubber has to be able to withstand this sort of exposure.
Most people often think that the wheel is more important but the tyre serves an integral function on a car. Consider looking at tyres for sale when affordability is an issue. However, they can be affordable as long as the option you are considering is suitable to your driving circumstance and it is obtained from a reputable wheel and tyre fitment centre.
Minty’s is amongst the leading tyre suppliers in South Africa, and is recognized for our high standard of customer service. We have built a reputation amongst our customers and ensure that they receive tyres and alloy wheels of the highest quality, amongst the largest brands nationwide.