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539-217-1320 | 411 S Lincoln Ave
Suite E, Sand Springs, 74063

Ernie's Automotive Performance: Buying A New Set Of All-Season Tires

Ernie's Automotive Performance

When water builds up between your tires and the roads in Sand Springs your car is at risk of hydroplaning. A new set of all-season tires are designed to deliver good comfort and handling on the highway, as well as reliable traction in the rain. In the past, most all-season tires featured symmetrical tread patterns, however, there are many new all-season tires that are now featuring an asymmetrical tread pattern. An asymmetrical pattern may offer higher speed and load ratings for your car or truck on wet roads.

Each all-season tire is constructed with a series of internal steel belts, polyester cord and rubber compounds that are designed for traction and performance in wet or dry conditions. All-season tires are not the best option for tough winter conditions such as snow and ice. However, a new set of all-season tires offers drivers in Sand Springs confident performance during nice and moderate weather conditions.

All-season tires offer deep grooves and blades to channel water away from the tire. Grooves widen to help displace water on the road as your tire wears. As tire tread blades become more shallow with wear they will open up to become wider grooves. A dryer tire provides more grip and minimizes the possibility of hydroplaning in the rain.

All-season tires offer a smooth, quiet ride by adding an extra layer of super-shock absorbent layer of rubber between the tread layer and steel belts. The extra rubber cushion insulates against road vibration and impacts.

Affording a new set of all-season tires has never been easier at Ernie's Automotive Performance. Ask us about offsetting the cost of a set of tires with manufacturer rebates. Most name-brand tire manufacturers offer rebates on all-season or touring tires. This helps keep the cost of a new set of tires low. Give us a call today at 539-217-1320 and ask us about the cost of a set of tires with a manufacturer rebate. One of our tire specialists will be happy to help.

Top name brand tires offer more than just rebates. Brands such as Bridgestone, Goodyear and Michelin feature all-season tires with the highest UTQG (Uniform Tire Quality Grading) rating. The rating system was developed by the US Department of Transportation, which helps consumers compare and rate tires on tread wear, traction, and temperature. The government mandates that tires have at least a 100 UTQG wear rating. Most sets of new all-season tires have a UTQG rating of 400, meaning that they will last four times longer than the government mandate.

However, please don't link tread wear grades with your projected tire mileage. Each new all-season tire also comes with a traction and temperature rating that represents the level of grip a tire has under normal road conditions. New tires have a grade of "A" for superior, "B" for good and "C" for average. Most name-brand all-season tires have a grade of "A".

Not sure which set of tires is best for your car? Stop by our location at 411 S Lincoln Ave
Suite E or call us at 539-217-1320 and let one of our tire experts help you decide which tire is best for your car.


What Our Customers Are Saying

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Awesome places to have your car worked on.

, 12/13/2021

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Great place to take your car for service. The shop fix all types of car. Great service.

, 12/12/2021

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Very polite. Prompt service. Very clean.

, 12/08/2021

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I visited Ernie's automotive repair facility for the first time and had a great experience. Very professional and convenient. I highly recommend taking your vehicle there, you will not be disappointed.

, 12/06/2021

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They were honest and helpful, had a slight miscommunication about a diagnostic fee but they were very kind and quick to clear things up. Top notch will definitely go back!

, 07/23/2021

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Had a great experience with Ernie's, my car was under warranty through Carvana and Ernie's did all the legwork to get the work paid for, would recommend.

, 08/20/2021
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