How You Can Tell You Need New Tires

Age, use, and road surfaces all contribute to the life of your tire. Different models and brands vary considerably, if you're unsure, have your tires inspected at Mercedes-Benz of Hunt Valley. But it's generally advised to replace any tire before the ten-year mark.

Even being over or under-inflated can have a pronounced impact on your vehicle's handling and fuel efficiency, and a proper alignment is also crucial to making sure you get every mile out of your new tires. Your service advisor will be able to identify any problems with your tires, but the infographic below shows some of the most common issues, and what they mean for the health of your vehicle.

What Are Your Tires Telling You?

Look for some of these signs that indicate replacement is needed:

Signs that indicate when to replace tires

Check Your Tires Regularly

Many drivers who'd never consider skipping a basic service like an oil change often overlook their tires. But tires play a crucial role in your car's performance and safety.

Systems like traction control and anti-lock brakes rely on your tires, as they're the only part of your car that touches the road! And since your local Mercedes-Benz of Hunt Valley dealer is committed to keeping your car safe, reliable, and performing at it's best, our highly trained technicians always stress the importance of properly maintaining your tires.

Tire health is crucial, especially if you're on wet roads, rough terrain, or you're just out carving corners on a Sunday drive, you'll appreciate the peace of mind a fresh set of rubber inspires. After all, when you're replacing your tires, you're ensuring your vehicle's ride, handling traction, and safety.

Shopping For New Tires

At your local Mercedes-Benz of Hunt Valley dealer, you'll find the industry's best selection of tires for every type of vehicle. Everything we stock is competitively priced, and ready to be professionally installed, so your service advisor will provide options for your vehicle and budget. Here's what you can expect from your local Mercedes-Benz of Hunt Valley Tire Store.

  • Two featured brands, Cooper Tires & Pirelli tires
  • OE and alternative brands
  • Over 15,000 different tire options, guaranteed to fit your vehicle
  • Same day and next day availability*
  • Original Equipment and high-quality alternatives
  • Manufacturer rebates available
  • 24-Month Road Hazard Protection

24-Month Road Hazard Protection Benefits

AutoNation 24-Month Road Hazard Protection benefits

Tire Shopping Tips

When shopping for new tires, there are a few important factors to consider. Where you live and how you drive are important, and your service advisor will be able to help you choose from versatile all-seasons, slush-ready winter tires, sporty performance models, or rugged off-roaders. But regardless of what you select, It's important to always purchase tires as a complete set, as modern cars are sensitive to the differences between each wheel. Another tip? Don't forget to check the age and condition of your spare, as you'll want it to be ready if you need it.

Tire Repair Shop in Cockeysville, MD

No longer does replacing or repairing your tires need to be a chore. At Mercedes-Benz of Hunt Valley, we are dedicated to making the process as easy and streamlined as possible. Our service advisors will work with you to determine what tires work best suited for your vehicle and driving style. With top name tire brands available and tires that include 24-months of road hazard protection and roadside assistance, you'll have no problem getting what you need. With same and next day availability for new tires, you'll never need to worry about tire repair interfering with your busy schedule.

Once we have picked out the perfect set of tires, they will all be installed by our factory trained TechXperts in an efficient and timely manner. You may enjoy our quiet and comfortable lounge, or depending on the situation, use one of our loaner vehicles while you wait. When replacing your tires, our expert service technicians use only factory tools designed to work exclusively with your vehicle.

We understand the importance of tires when it comes to keeping you safe on the road. No detail is too small for our team when replacing your tires. We service all makes and models, not just Mercedes-Benz. If you are looking for a tire repair center in Cockeysville, schedule service at Mercedes-Benz of Hunt Valley today!



*for most tires brands and sizes


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