What is a Tire Rotation?

What is a Tire Rotation?

A tire rotation is essentially moving the wheels from one position to another to ensure even tire wear. If you drive an automotive vehicle, it is highly recommended to get a tire rotation done.

Why is a Tire Rotation necessary?

A tire rotation is necessary if you want to extend the longevity of the tire. Having a good set of the tire is cost-effective and ensures a safer ride for you and your passengers.

Is there a Tire Rotation that I should utilise?

For tires that are uniform and non-directional, there are 3 ways tires can be rotated

  • Rearward Cross; for vehicles that are 4-wheel, all-wheel, or rear-wheel drive.
  • X-Pattern: Recommended for front-wheel drive.
  • Forward Cross: The most common pattern for front-wheel drives.

When should I get a Tire Rotation done?

  • As recommended by the manufacturer
  • Every 6 months or between every 4800 and 8000 KM