Tire Service in the Tri-Cities: How Balancing Your Tires Can Save You Money

Seeking tire service in the Tri-Cities? At GRiP Tire & Auto we are proud to offer a large selection of quality brand name tires for your car, truck, minivan or SUV.

We would like to explain how balancing your tires can save you money, while keeping our community safe on the road as well!

How Balancing Your Tires Can Save You Money

Balancing your tires can indeed contribute to saving you money and improving fuel efficiency. Here’s how:

  1. Reducing tire wear: When your tires are properly balanced, they wear down evenly. Imbalanced tires can cause uneven wear, leading to a decrease in tire life. Worn-out tires create more rolling resistance, requiring the engine to work harder and consume more fuel to maintain the same speed, as well as become a cost to replace your tires more often.
  2. Minimizing vibrations: Unbalanced tires can cause vibrations in the vehicle, especially at higher speeds. These vibrations can result in driver discomfort and can affect the overall stability and performance of the vehicle. To compensate for the vibrations, the engine needs to work harder, thereby increasing fuel consumption.
  3. Improving suspension and steering system: Balancing the tires also ensures that the suspension and steering systems function optimally. When these systems are in good condition, the vehicle requires less energy to maneuver, as well as ensure you are not causing undue stress to your suspension system.

It’s worth noting that while tire balancing can contribute to saving gas, there are other factors that also impact fuel efficiency. Regular vehicle maintenance, proper tire inflation, avoiding excessive idling, and practicing fuel-efficient driving habits all play a role in maximizing your vehicle’s fuel economy. We are here to help you with all of the above!

Tire Service in the Tri-Cities

Tire Service in the Tri-Cities

As mentioned on our tire service page

GRiP Tire & Auto is a one stop shop for your tire needs. Our professional, licensed technicians have the tools and experience to get you back on the road. From Tire Repairs to Suspensions – we’ve got you covered!

Services include:

  • Wheel Alignment
  • Balancing
  • Tire Repairs
  • Complete Tire Service

Ready to schedule your Tire Service in the Tri-Cities? Call or visit us at your convenience!

TIRES: (604) 461-4661

AUTO REPAIR: (604) 937-5531

GRiP TiRE & AUTO Port Moody, 2625 St Johns Street