How Does Ordering Tires Online Work? Find. Deliver. Install.

Here at Tire Rack, we're always thinking about tires! We make it easy to find what's right for your vehicle, get it delivered fast and we'll also help you choose an installer. Find Our test track is truth serum for tires and allows us to provide reliable data, test results and reviews. In addition to tire tests, we have maintained an independent consumer...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Unacceptable vibrations at highway speeds since new. Have had them rebalanced by two different shops and moved them to a second set of wheels and the problem persists. Do a search online and you'll find it's a common complaint about these. Other than the vibration they are fine tires. Not as good as the Pilot Sport A/S, but cheaper.If it wasn't for the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the General Altimax Arctic

The perfect winter tire. I replaced my all-seasons with a set of these and now I can drive with confidence in the snow. I researched snow tires to death before I decided on these and it was a great decision. When I'm buying tires I spend almost too much time researching online because of the high expense and I want the best for my money. You cant beat the...  Read More

Bilstein versus KONI Shocks

As many sports cars have been coming out of storage and back into their summer wheel and tire set-ups, I've been getting a lot of inquiries about replacement performance shocks. Shocks play a vital role in a vehicle's handling characteristics. Replacing worn shocks with a new set of performance shocks not only will increase handling, but also improve the...  Read More

Tire Rack Consumer Review of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS

I purchased these mostly to take advantage of the strong Aussie dollar and also because my tyre size is a bit uncommon here and subsequently choice is less and cost is more.In the end bought a superior tyre online for less than an average one from a shop. Shipping was pretty expensive I thought but that's the norm it seems buying online from the states. On...  Read More

Best Original Equipment Replacement Rotor? Stop and Take a Look to See if Centric is Right for You!

Many vehicles are offered with optional sport packages which usually include upgrades to the engine, wheels, tires and braking system. When replacing your current rotors be sure you're getting the same level of performance from your new rotors. Centric takes the guess work out of purchasing Original Equipment replacement rotors.     If you own a performance...  Read More

Four Winter / Snow Tires: Are They Worth It?

At Tire Rack we pride ourselves on real-world testing data that we gather through testing tires on the street and on the track. We also take over a local ice rink and test our vehicles on the ice to simulate packed snow that has become glazed over and turned to ice, as these conditions are very common at intersections during the winter months. To get...  Read More

Looking to Purchase Tires, Wheels Online?

While our name suggests we're an online tire retailer, Tire Rack is also an online wheel store. With over 40 different brands to choose from, choosing rims and tires online at one retailer is simple.And when you choose to shop by vehicle you can be sure you are getting a wheel that is an exact fitment for your car. Through research and testing, our fitment...  Read More

Tire - More Than Just A Tire Website

Most race enthusiasts know if Hoosier tires are the right choice for their next competition. But what about the consumer who needs help comprehending tire speed ratings or how to make an informed purchase based on a tire comparison? Our website is filled with shopping tools that make your online experience as efficient and enjoyable as if you were talking...  Read More

Combine Your Wheel and Tire Purchase Into One

Why buy wheels from an online wheel shop and tires from a separate tires online store when you can create a Wheels & Tire Package in one stop here at Tire Rack. Packages are shipped ready to mount with all the necessary hardware, including lugs, center caps and centering rings at no additional charge. And if you're looking to save additional money on your...  Read More

Spring is Just Around the Corner

When you purchase a set of tires and wheels as a package, your tires will arrive pre-mounted to save you time and money. Tire & Wheel Packages from Tire Rack are shipped ready to mount and include the necessary hardware. Before making your selections, we suggest you take a look at the Upgrade Garage option on feature takes your vehicle's...  Read More

Inexpensive Wheels for Winter Use

When it comes to winter driving, there is no substitute for a winter / snow tire. Winter driving is all about confidence, and while there are a couple of all-season tires out there that will provide superior winter performance, they still emphasize longer wear, a quieter ride or greater performance...not winter traction. Winter tires offer the type of...  Read More

Wheel Lug Torquing

It's relatively easy to install a set of aftermarket wheels that are part of a Tire & Wheel Package, but one of the biggest details you'll need to pay attention to: wheel lug torquing. Believe it or not, there's an exact science to it. Proper installation requires that the wheel lug torque be set according to your vehicle's recommended specifications, so...  Read More

Symmetrical, Asymmetrical or Directional??

Regardless if you're shopping for Continental Brand Car tires or for your Lincoln Continental, more tires show tread patterns of unique shapes. One of the most frequently asked questions is "I mounted my asymmetric tread car tires purchased online and it looks like two of the tires are running backwards. Did I get two of the wrong tires?" The answer is...  Read More

Shop for tires wheels online by vehicle.

As you consult the Tire Rack inventory for new tires and wheels, you'll notice that we continually push you to shop by vehicle. There are a number of important reasons why shopping in this way is truly the best way.For starters, every vehicle is different. Simply searching by wheel size, offset and/or bolt pattern is not enough. To get an exact fit, it is...  Read More

Easy Storage Solutions for Snow Tires and Rims

Spring is here, and for those of you who trade out snow traction tires for summer performance rims and tires, Tire Rack has a few easy tire storage solutions you might be interested in Let's start with the Tire Storage Rack. It holds up to 400 pounds, and beats a stack of tires in the corner of your garage or basement any day. If the walls in your garage are...  Read More

Come play in the Upgrade Garage.

As an online wheel shop, Tire Rack understands the importance of "try before you buy." We do everything we can to make sure that what you see on your computer screen is, in fact, exactly what you'll get. And we've created a virtual playground so you can literally try on wheels before you buy them. The Upgrade Garage takes your vehicle's make, model and year...  Read More

How to Buy Tire and Wheel Sets Online

At Tire Rack, we tend to favor purchasing car tires and wheels in a set—but not for the reason you, our customers, would immediately think. It isn't about the money, it's about the benefits. Car wheel and tire sets make it really easy to swap out summer for winter / snow tires, as the individual tires can stay mounted on their individual wheels. And if...  Read More

Tire Rack: Your one-stop online wheel shop!

Like clothes and computers, you can buy wheels online. And at Tire Rack, we do our best to be your top choice for an online wheel shop. Our shopping tools are designed to enhance your buying process, giving you expert fitment and performance advice at every opportunity. And that's all available to you because we've spent years training on and testing the...  Read More

Online tire retailer? That...and so much more.

As America's leading high performance products distributor, Tire Rack is known for being one of the best retailers on the web. Our online inventory includes some of today's top brands. Shop by vehicle, tire size, or use our Tire Decision Guide. Not sure which tire to pick? Our extensive collection of consumer reviews might help. We've also done a...  Read More