Car Care Tips

Tips to keep your car on the road.

  1. Tires April 19, 2019

    What Do the Numbers on My Tires Mean? How to Read Tire Sizes

    Being able to quickly glance at the sidewall of your tire and determine the tire size your specific vehicle needs can save you time, trouble and money. Even still, not many people know how to actually read a tire size even though it’s printed right there on the sidewall. As a mix of letters and […]

  2. VA Tire April 3, 2019

    Meet the MyCar Club: Virginia Tire & Auto’s Loyalty Program

    Our commitment to customer service dates all the way back to 1976 when our founder, Myron Boncarosky, opened his first Shell gas station in Fairfax, Virginia. He and his wife, Carole, operated that first service station with the belief that treating customers like they were a part of the family made for a better service […]

  3. Tires March 31, 2019

    What are the Best Tires for Your Car? 5 Factors to Consider

    Buying new tires can be a hectic process. As a driver, you have a wide variety of tire options at your disposal, and it’s easy to get overwhelmed if you’re not sure what you’re looking for or even where to start your search. There are a few key factors you should consider (other than price) […]

  4. Virginia Tire & Auto March 28, 2019

    Back to Our Roots: Virginia Tire & Auto is Coming Home to Vienna!

    Growing our business is important to us. But, what’s even more important is honoring our roots and relentlessly serving the local community. We’re proud to open up a brand new store where it all started —  Vienna, Virginia! Virginia Tire & Auto’s Rich History in Vienna CEO of Virginia Tire & Auto, Mike Holmes, first […]

  5. VA Tire March 25, 2019

    VTA University & Why We’re a Learning Organization

    We know what you expect when you have your vehicle serviced at Virginia Tire & Auto: superior service, parts and technicians that get your vehicle back on the road quickly and safely. To meet that expectation, we only work with the best people we can find. But we do more than just hire the best. […]

  6. Tires March 8, 2019

    Which Tire Brand is the Best? Virginia Tire & Auto’s Tire Brand Guide

    Michelin. Bridgestone. Goodyear. Firestone. The list of tire brands seems to go on and on once you start the hunt for new tires. With all the options to choose from, it can be hard to determine which tire brand is best for your vehicle. Read: How long should tires last? How do you decide which […]

  7. Safety March 5, 2019

    Check Engine Light FAQs

    A check engine light can be scary and annoying at the same time. It signals that there’s something potentially dangerous happening under the hood of your car, but it won’t tell you exactly what it is. It can be tempting to ignore the light and brush off the possibility that a repair is actually needed, […]

  8. Maintenance February 14, 2019

    The Car Maintenance Checklist Every Driver Needs

    If there’s one thing we’re certain of here at Virginia Tire & Auto, it’s that regular car maintenance is the key to vehicle longevity. We also understand that when it comes to your car, there are a lot of moving parts — literally and figuratively. Each part of your vehicle has a different maintenance schedule, […]

  9. Safety January 30, 2019

    What Will Fail a Virginia State Inspection? What You Need to Know

    If you drive a car, then you’re required to pass a state inspection every year. In Virginia specifically, the standards are high when it comes to vehicle safety and emissions. Although this yearly chore can seem like an inconvenience, it’s keeping our roads and families safer. With that said, it can be nerve-wracking to think […]

  10. Tires January 17, 2019

    Introducing the VTA Tire Collection and tires&

    Virginia Tire & Auto is your local tire expert—with over four decades of experience and more than 2 million tires sold. This year, we’re thrilled to announce a whole new approach to tires! Introducing the VTA Tire Collection and tires&. The VTA Tire Collection Featuring tires from the nation’s leading brands, the VTA Tire Collection […]

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