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Buy 4 Select Tires, Get 30% Off Instantly
Receive 30% Off 4 Select Installed Tires on Your Online Purchase. This offer is valid only on PepBoys.com and is an online exclusive. Promotion not valid for walk in customers to a Pep Boys store. Customers will need to place your order and schedule installation on PepBoys.com to qualify. Valid on select in stock tires only and requires Pep Boys Installation package and Road Hazard Warranty to receive the discount. Those tires for which discount is available will be identified in search results and tire detail pages. All other Tires, Michelin branded, BF Goodrich branded, Special Order, Fleet and Commercial tires are excluded from this offer. Not valid in combination with any other discounts or promotions. Offer valid when purchased and installation scheduled online through 3/27/17.

Buying a full set of tires can get pricey. Luckily, buying two tires at once can keep your wheels going round while saving you money. Before you make your purchase, check out these tips for buying a pair of tires.
Due to road conditions and consistent braking, our tires wind up losing air pressure and tread depth. And for those of us with front-wheel drive, we see our front tires wearing out much faster due to excessive stop-and-go braking and steering.

This guide will help you determine the most important question to ask yourself when buying two new tires—
which pair you should replace first?

Maintaining control on wet roads is far easier when you put new tires on your rear axle. The tread depth of new tires are better
for resisting hydroplaning.
buying 2 tires front
New Tires Mounted on the Front

Worn rear tires have less tread and lower hydroplaning resistance. This can cause you to lose control on wet roads, forcing the rear end of your vehicle to swing out of control.
buying two tires back
New Tires Mounted on the Back

The deep tread depth of new rear tires will give you greater hydroplaning resistance and better control over your vehicle.


Rotating your tires as part of your regularly scheduled vehicle maintenance has many benefits. It helps you maintain an even amount of treadwear on all four tires, prolongs the life of your tires, leads to improved gas mileage and makes for a smoother, more comfortable ride. Regularly rotating your tires can also prolong the life of your vehicle’s suspension components by reducing vibrations. Also, many tire manufacturers require regular tire rotations in order to keep the mileage-warranty valid.

A good rule of thumb is to rotate your tires at the same intervals in which you get your oil changed, whether your tires show uneven wear signs or not. While this is a good recommendation, you should always follow the guidelines in your vehicle’s owner manual for timing as well as the best rotation pattern for your vehicle and type of tires.

Ideally, tires should be replaced in complete sets, but if you’re planning on buying just two tires, never forget that the new pair of tires should always be installed on the rear axle and the existing partially worn tires moved to the front axle. Shop tires by vehicle and size today to find your match.

To learn everything there is to know about tires, visit our treadsmart center online for more information.