Car Care Tips

Tips to keep your car on the road.

  1. Tires June 7, 2018

    How to Pick the Right Tires for Your Car

    Not all tires are created equal. Every vehicle and every person drives differently, meaning that every car requires a different type of tire. So, how do you pick the right tires for your car? We spoke with Meagan Harp, Call Center Manager at Virginia Tire & Auto, to gain some insight. Meagan’s team serves as […]

  2. Maintenance May 24, 2018

    Road Trip Tips for a Stress-Free Adventure

    Did you know that summer is the most popular season for vacationing? The kids are out of school, the weather is nice, and the airfare is – well, the airfare is still expensive. The truth is that the cost of flying for a family of four is about four times more expensive than driving. This […]

  3. Savings May 10, 2018

    We’re Celebrating Military Appreciation Month at Virginia Tire & Auto

    Virginia Tire & Auto would like to extend our sincere appreciation and thanks to military veterans and those who currently serve our country. In honor of your commitment and bravery, May is Military Appreciation Month at Virginia Tire & Auto. For the entire month of May, we are running a promotion where customers can get […]

  4. Tires May 3, 2018

    How Long Should Tires Last? 5 Factors to Consider

    If your tires are out of commission, so is your car. Think about it: Your tires are your car’s only contact with the road. They need to be in tip-top shape to ensure your safety and the safety of other drivers on the road. So, how long should tires last? The straightforward answer is: it […]

  5. Tires April 26, 2018

    Proper Tire Maintenance 101: Taking Care of Your Tires

    Tires, like any car component, need proper care to perform and last as designed. The good news is that proper tire maintenance is quite simple.

  6. Savings April 11, 2018

    10 Factors to Consider When Buying a Used Car

    Thinking about buying a used car? This can be a great option for budget-savvy drivers who aren’t looking to lease or invest in a brand new car. This also means that you’re most likely about to dive into hours of research, comparing various makes and models and wondering which dealers you can trust. There tends […]

  7. Safety April 5, 2018

    What Should Be in an Emergency Car Kit?

    Whether you’re right in the thick of winter or the spring flowers are starting to bloom, it’s important to be prepared no matter what the weather forecast looks like. Problems that occur with your vehicle can be weather related, but that’s not always the case. Regardless of driving conditions, accidents, breakdowns, or random weather events […]

  8. Maintenance March 22, 2018

    What Pothole Damage Can Do to Your Car

    It’s officially spring, which means it’s officially pothole season. As much as you may try to avoid driving over these obnoxious roadway obstructions, you’re bound to hit one eventually. What are they? Potholes are cracked, sunken in portions of the road that form when water weakens the soil underneath the pavement. Potholes are especially bad […]

  9. Maintenance March 1, 2018

    5 Preventative Car Maintenance Tips

    Taking extra measures to extend the longevity of your vehicle will help you get more value out of it.  Plus, it can prevent costly repairs or replacements down the line. Think of that heavy-duty phone case and screen protector for your smartphone – it prolongs your phone’s usable life and protects it from damage. The […]

  10. Maintenance February 28, 2018

    Do Car Owners Have to Use the Dealer? What You Need to Know About Auto Warranties, Maintenance, and Repairs

    When it comes to servicing your vehicle, you have more options than just going to the dealer.

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