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Tires January 17, 2019

Introducing the VTA Tire Collection and tires&

Buy tires in Virginia.

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 is hand-picked for our customers’ satisfaction.

We get it—searching for tires can be overwhelming. That’s why we’ve done all the research for you. Our team of experts reviewed everything from tire price and features to warranties and reviews. The result? What we believe is a collection of the highest-value tires the market has to offer.

Read: How to Tell if You Need New Tires

Virginia Tire & Auto features 16 tires in our collection. Whether you’re looking for an all-season passenger touring tire or a fuel-efficient SUV tire, we’re confident there’s something here for everyone. For each tire category (Passenger/Touring, Performance, and SUV/LT), we’ve designated a rating of “good,” “better,” or “best” for each tire model.

We’re proud to feature tires from top manufacturers, including Bridgestone, Goodyear, Firestone, Continental, General, and Michelin.

Passenger/Touring Tires

Good: General Altimax RT 43 – Offering the ultimate balance of traction comfort and tread life, the General Altimax RT 43 tire features 3D sipe structure, biting edges, and lateral grooves, making for a smooth, comfortable ride.

Good: Firestone Champion Fuel Fighter – This impressive all-season tire offers dependable performance in wet, dry, and wintry conditions. Its full depth tread feature also means it has Firestone’s longest tread wear.

Better: Bridgestone Driveguard – A premium touring tire that offers unrivaled peace of mind, Bridgestone’s Driveguard model provides confident traction and handling in wet conditions. A bonus? You can drive with zero psi in your tire for up to 50 miles!

Better: Bridgestone Ecopia EP422 Plus – This Passenger/Touring Tire offers a comfortable ride that is engineered to be fuel efficient. Featuring Nanoprotech and high Silica tread rubber, this all-season performance tire makes for a quiet ride.

Better: Continental TrueContact Tour – A skillful balance of luxury and all-season performance, the Continental TrueContact Tour offers long wear and enhanced fuel efficiency. Drive confidently no matter the season with the TrueContact’s best-in-class wet braking and dependable driving traction.

Best: Goodyear Assurance WeatherReady – The name says it all. Featuring weather reactive traction, the Goodyear Assurance WeatherReady gives drivers predictable control in every season and weather condition.

Best: Michelin Defender T+H – This Passenger/Touring tire offers drivers long-lasting dependability and exceptional grip and control in all seasons. With the Michelin Defender T+H, you’ll experience miles of quiet and comfort wherever you go.

Best: Bridgestone Turanza QuietTrack – Featuring some of the latest in tire technology, the QuietTrack is engineered to quietly impress. Designed to give you peace of mind in wet and snowy conditions, you’ll enjoy the QuietTrack’s quiet ride and long-lasting performance.

Performance Tires

Good: Firestone Firehawk AS – This tire offers sports performance at a great value. Experience enhanced high performance with all-season capability.

Better: Goodyear Eagle Sport AS – A powerful sport performance tire with enhanced responsive handling. The Goodyear Eagle Sport AS features an innovative tread compound and a strong grip in all types of weather.

Best: Continental ExtremeContact DWS06 – Drivers seeking year-round traction and superior comfort and tread life will love this impressive all-season tire. Macro-block shoulders, chamfered edges, and Silane mean precise handling on dry, wet, and snowy roads.

Best: Bridgestone Potenza RE980 AS – This is the ideal tire for those who enjoy taking a curve in any weather. Featuring crisp handling and aggressive grip all year round, the Bridgestone Potenza RE980 AS offers clutch performance in a wide variety of conditions.


Good: Firestone Destination LE2 – This Firestone model offers year-round performance and long tread wear. Its computer-optimized noise sequencing feature makes for a quiet, comfortable ride.

Better: Continental CrossContact LX25 – Experience exceptional fuel economy and crisp steering response with this high-quality SUV/LT tire. Smooth response technology reduces noise and enhances your ride.

Better: Bridgestone Ecopia H/L 422 Plus – Minimize your environmental impact with the Ecopia’s fuel-efficient design. Drive secure with its improved wet-weather performance and tread wear.

Best: Bridgestone Dueler H/L Alenza Plus – This Bridgestone tire offers the full package when it comes to fuel efficiency, tread life, and ride comfortability. The advanced tread polymer technology makes the Dueler H/L Alenza Plus an excellent all-season tire.

Meet tires&

Our new approach to tires doesn’t stop at the VTA Tire Collection. On top of our hand-picked tire selection, Virginia Tire & Auto has also launched tires&, our easy installation and worry-free driving tire bundle.

Designed to give peace of mind at the register and on the road, tires& offers straightforward pricing and great guarantees. This bundle includes:

  • Easy Installation
  • Mounting & Balancing
  • Nitrogen Inflation
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System Reset (*New TPMS Kit Not Included)
  • Tire Disposal
  • Valve Stem Replacement
  • Worry-Free Driving
  • 60-Day Ride Guarantee
  • Anytime Roadside Assistance
  • Lifetime Tire Rotations
  • Lifetime Wheel Balances
  • Lifetime Pressure Checks & Nitrogen Top Off
  • Alignment Check

Read: Tire Maintenance 101: Taking Care of Your Tires

Loyalty and longevity from your tires has never been easier

Prepare for the road ahead. Let Virginia Tire & Auto help you choose and maintain your tires. Browse our tire options online or speak with a tire expert at (855) 425-3677.

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