Shopping for new tires may not be the most interesting part of owning a car, but there are some basics that everyone should know when looking for new tires. For instance, do you know that some tires can actually save you money on gas? Or that some tires are rated for slower speeds while others can be driven at sustained speeds more than150 miles per hour (241.4 kilometers per hour)? Some tires are simply made just to get you safely from point A to point B, while others can handle a lot more in between those two points.
Over the next few pages, we'll take a look at some of the key aspects of tires (in no particular order), and what to look for when you're ready to purchase a new set.