How Often Should You Rotate Your Tires?

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How often should you rotate your tires? Typically, when to rotate tires should take place every 5,000 to 7,500 miles. However, this is just a general rule, but if you want the exact numbers, you should find that information in your owner’s manual. Are you still wondering when to rotate tires? INFINITI of Boerne has a helpful guide for New Braunfels and San Marcos drivers to follow. If you have any questions, feel free to give our INFINITI service center a call.

Rotating Tires on FWD and RWD Vehicles

Many drivers often wonder about the difference between FWD and RWD vehicles. When talking about the designations of rear- and front-wheel drive, it just means where the power from the engine is going. So, front-wheel drive cars will have the power sent to the front tires, whereas, rear-wheel drive vehicles have the power sent to the rear tires. The tires that get most of the engine power wears faster than the others. Whether you choose a FWD or RWD vehicle, it’s best to think about these tire rotation tips:

  • A tire rotation needs to be performed every 5,000 to 7,500 miles on FWD or RWD vehicles. Be sure to consult your owner’s manual for exact figures.
  • If you’re doing the tire rotation on a FWD car, keep in mind to flip sides when moving the rear tires. For example, the rear right tire will go on the front left. However, when moving the front tires to the back, keep them on the same side.
  • When rotating tires on a RWD car, invert the process above. Flip sides when moving the front tires to the back, but keep the rear tires on the same side when moving them forward.
  • Consider how your driving habits, like off-roading, affects how often a tire rotation is needed. Talk with the service experts at INFINITI of Boerne to get a better idea of a maintenance schedule that fits your driving habits.

AWD Tire Rotation Tips

Curious how many miles to rotate tires on an AWD model? AWD vehicles are a little different since each tire wears differently at different speeds. Most INFINITI experts have the standard timeline at 3,000 to 5,000 miles. However, always refer to your owner’s manual for the exact timeframe for your vehicle. If you don’t remember when your last tire rotation was, schedule a service appointment with us. We’ll inspect your tires and see if a rotation is needed.

Why Rotate Tires?

Drivers know that a tire rotation will extend the life of your tires. They also provide additional benefits:

  • Improved traction on slippery roads
  • Less noise on the road
  • Relieves unnecessary stress on the drivetrain

Have Your Tires Rotated in Boerne!

If you would like additional information about your tires, give us a call today! Our INFINITI-certified and trained technicians are always standing by to help answer any questions and help solve any issues you’re experiencing with your vehicle. Be sure to explore our current service specials for added savings!

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