As you might imagine, bald tires are accidents waiting to happen. If you replace tires before the tread disappearing, you keep roadways, drivers, everyone else on the road safer.

A bald tire is one considered having 2/32 inches of tread left or less. This doesn’t seem like much, but it’s only one-fifth of the initial average of 10/32 inches of tread. As such, you might run through a tire’s available tread quickly, as there’s not much, to begin with.

A worn tire is one that’s currently between 2/32 and 4/32 inches. To test these lengths, find a penny and quarter. Turn both head-down, then stick them into any tire’s tread. Can you see the quarter’s president’s head? Modern guidelines suggest it’s tire time, so don’t wait until just 2/32 inches, or less of tread is left.

Come by South Hills KIA and allow us to replace your tires. You buy them; we install them.

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