How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires

Rotating tires

Tires keep your new or used vehicle safe on Louisville roads in any driving conditions. In order to make your tires last as long as possible, it’s important to rotate your tires regularly. Find out more details about how often you should rotate your tires in this full guide from the team at Fisher Honda!


How Many Miles to Rotate Tires?

Our service team highly recommends a tire rotation every 5,000 to 8,000 miles, depending on the manufacturer’s recommendations, the tire’s quality, and driving conditions. That’s about every four to six months of driving at 1,300 miles per month on Broomfield. 

How Many Miles to Rotate Tires for FWD & RWD Car?

Rotate tires every 5,000 to 8,000 miles for FWD or RWD vehicles. The engine on an FWD vehicle sends power to the front axle, while RWD cars send power to the rear axle. Whichever pair of tires receive the power will wear out faster than the other until you rotate them. You’ll need to rotate tires in a pattern based on the drivetrain.

How Many Miles to Rotate Tires for AWD Vehicles? 

Rotate tires every 3,000 to 5,000 miles for an AWD vehicle. Your AWD vehicle sends power to all four wheels when needed. AWD vehicles are handy for slick or wintery conditions we experience in CO. 


Do you frequently go off-roading or take your speedster to the racetrack? You might need to rotate your tires more often.

How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires: Importance of Rotations

Tire rotations at the right intervals save you money over time. Rotating tires can keep your vehicle safer due to better handling. You want even tread wear on tires, which can prevent accidents and tire blowouts. Over the long term, rotating tires extend the life of your tires, and you’ll need new sets of tires less often.

Other benefits of tire rotations include:

  • Improved handling and traction in all road conditions
  • Lowered stress on your car’s drivetrain
  • Better fuel efficiency
  • Less road noise inside the cabin
  • Improved safety

All types of tires need to be rotated at regular intervals for the best results on Longmont roads.

Tire Rotations in Boulder

Ready for a tire rotation? Do you need new tires? Contact us or call 303-245-6417 to schedule a service appointment with our team. We’re happy to help keep your new or used vehicle in great shape. 


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