- 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 […]
- 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) […]
- 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 […]
- 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 […]
- Tires September 19, 2018
Can You Rotate Your Own Tires?
Tires have a finite lifespan, but with sufficient care, you can maximize their longevity. One of the most important aspects of proper tire maintenance is tire rotation. Many car owners wonder if they can skip the trip to the auto repair shop and do the rotation themselves. While this can depend on a variety of […]
- Tires July 12, 2018
Can I Replace Just One Tire on My Car?
Blowing out a tire can be a hassle. You figure that it will be a quick fix — head to the tire shop, pick out the same model (or maybe one that’s a little less expensive?) and boom — you’re done. In many cases, you’ll be told that you should really replace all four tires. […]
- 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 […]
- 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 […]
- 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.
- Tires November 2, 2017
How Does Cold Weather Impact Tire Pressure?
If you’ve lived in Northern Virginia for the past few winters, you know that Mother Nature doesn’t kid around in this area! While cold weather and snow most obviously affect visibility while driving (and scraping your windshield and rear window is the one thing you can’t skip), a change in outdoor temperature will affect your […]