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Buy 3 Select Tires, Get the 4th Free Instantly
Buy 3 Tires, Get 4th Tire Free Instantly. Receive a discount equal to the price of a single tire when four tires are added to the cart. Valid on select in stock tires only. Those tires for which discount is available will be identified in search results & product detail pages. All other tires and special order tires are excluded from this offer. Valid when scheduled for installation on PepBoys.com and installation is completed between 12/1/16 through 12/7/16.


Buy 2 Tires, Get 10% Off
Receive 10% off 2 tires on your online purchase. Use promotional code ROLLOUT10 at checkout to receive discount. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, coupons or rebates. Valid on select in stock tires only. Those tires for which discount is available will be identified in search results & tire detail pages. All other tires, as well as special order tires, are excluded from this offer. Valid if purchased online or installed by 12/7/16.

Buy 2 Tires, Get 15% Off
Receive 10% off 2 tires on your online purchase. Use promotional code ROLLOUT15 at checkout to receive discount. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers, coupons or rebates. Valid on select in stock tires only. Those tires for which discount is available will be identified in search results & tire detail pages. All other tires, as well as special order tires, are excluded from this offer. Valid if purchased online or installed by 12/7/16.

Typically Unavoidable Performance Trade-offs

When you’re ready for your next set of tires, you’ll also need to be ready to decide on the most important feature you expect from your tires: A smooth, quiet ride? Great grip on hot, dry roads as well as in the wet? Longer tread wear?


All tires have these same characteristics, divided into three sets of trade-offs: Traction v. Treadwear, Handling v. Ride and High-Speed Performance v. Low Rolling Resistance.

Note: Today’s technology, especially in the advanced rubber compounds, does allow for some premium tires to perform well in two opposite attributes at the same time.

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Grip vs. Treadwear
  • Grip: Stop and corner faster in wet conditions or on hot, slick surfaces but expect a shorter tread life.
  • Treadwear: Get long, uniform wear across your tread pattern but a stiffer, less flexible tire with less grip.
More Precise Handling vs. Smooth Ride
  • Handling: Get a stiff sidewall for less tire-flex and more precise cornering but you will feel a firmer ride and hear more road noise.
  • Smooth Ride: Glide down the highway with reduced noise but you will lose some cornering agility.
High Performance vs. Low Rolling Resistance
  • High Performance: Get better grip and stability at higher speeds with an optimized “tread patch” (the tire’s contact area – literally the “patch of ground” that a tire covers at the point where it contacts the road surface) but sacrifice some fuel economy because your engine is being asked to overcome higher tire to road friction.
  • Low Rolling Resistance: Enjoy improved fuel efficiency from a profile and specialized rubber compound designed to reduce friction. There will be a slight loss of stability and cornering at high speeds with a tire designed primarily for fuel efficiency.