We are OPEN & ready to help. Learn more about how Mercedes-Benz of Portland plans to keep your experience with us SAFE.

How Many Miles Do Tires Last?

Tire Change

Typically, when looking at genuine OEM tires or high-quality replacement tires for new or pre-owned vehicles, shoppers can expect to get about 50,000 miles before needing a new set. The caveat is, of course, that the tires must be properly cared for during this time. Learn more about factors impacting your tire life span, and how to make the most of your tires below!



What Factors Impact How Long Tires Last?

Drivers will find that the answers to the questions, “how many miles do tires last” and “how many miles should tires last” may be different, depending on a number of factors.

  • Tire Type: All-season tires usually have a longer life as they have less rolling resistance. High performance tires, on the other hand, offer stronger grip but tend to wear faster.
  • Treadwear Rating: All tires come with a treadwear rating. That rating indicates the life expectancy of the tire treads.
  • Drivetrain: Tires will wear differently depending if your vehicle is front-wheel drive, rear-wheel drive, or all-wheel drive. This is because the drivetrains disperse engine power differently between the tires.
  • Driving Conditions: If you frequently drive on gravel or dirt roads, or you encounter construction, snow, salt, rain, and ice, those conditions will impact your tires.
  • Off-Roading: Building on the point above, if you intend to use your tires off-roading, this will make a big difference as well.
  • Terrain: Hilly or mountainous terrain creates more friction on the tires when starting and stopping than flat surfaces.
  • How You Drive: Hitting the gas and brakes suddenly will wear out your tires faster than accelerating slowly and coasting to a stop.

Tips to Increase How Long Tires Last

Along with more cautious driving habits, Oregon City drivers can take a few extra steps to preserve the life of their tires, including:

  • Maintain proper air pressure
  • Inspect tire tread depth
  • Rotate your tires
  • Keep up with regularly scheduled maintenance

Care for Your Tires at Mercedes-Benz of Portland

The experienced technicians at the Mercedes-Benz of Portland service center can help maintain your current tires for you and offer other services like synthetic oil changes. Once it comes time to replace your tires, our tire center offers high-quality tires sure to hold up to your driving needs. Contact us to learn more about how to change your Mercedes-Benz key fob battery, models features like the Mercedes-Benz C-Class mpg, and more!

Learn More at Mercedes-Benz of Portland

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Interior

    For Wilsonville drivers who want the power and sophistication of sports styling in either a sedan, coupe, or cabriolet, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class interior delivers. As you saw when Mercedes-Benz of Portland compared the C-Class to the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, the Mercedes-Benz C-Class dimensions offer plenty of space. The C-Class cargo space also measures up. Take a closer look…

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Fuel Economy

    For Wilsonville drivers who’ve compared the 2020 Mercedes-Benz C-Class and E-Class, and have opted for the latter, it’s good to know the Mercedes-Benz E-Class fuel economy. No matter which of the E-Class configurations you choose, Mercedes-Benz of Portland has the information on the EPA-estimated E-Class MPG for you. View InventoryLearn More Mercedes-Benz E-Class MPG Among the E-Class…

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB Interior Features & Dimensions

    Are you looking for a 3rd-row Mercedes-Benz SUV that is still easy to park and navigate in Tualatin? The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB delivers all of that, and a well-appointed interior to boot. From the flexible GLB seating and cargo space to the vast number of comforts, the GLB interior is sure to impress. Explore the…

Saved
Saved Vehicles

SAVED VEHICLES

You don't have any saved vehicles!

Look for this link on your favorites:

Save

Once you've saved some vehicles, you can view them here at any time.

Contact
Contact Us

503-928-8470

Call Now

1605 SW Naito Parkway • Portland, OR 97201

Get Directions

Today's Hours:

Open Today! Sales: 9am-7pm

Open Today! Service: 8am-5pm

Open Today! Parts: 9am-5pm

Mercedes-Benz of Portland 45.511462, -122.676529.