Wheels & Tires for the 2011-2012 VW Jetta

Despite what some automotive experts say, I really like the new Volkswagen Jetta. And, if the original Jetta tires and wheels are not to your liking, some aftermarket car rims and tires could really increase the vehicle's style. As you try to envision how a given wheel will fit on your car, keep in mind that the offset spec effects the overall look. How...  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

Best Run-Flat Winter / Snow Tires in 225/45R17

If you have a 2006-2011 BMW 3 Series, odds are you're considering run-flat winter / snow tires in 225/45R17. For the upcoming winter season, there are only two options left in stock: the Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 RFT and Pirelli Winter 210 Sottozero Serie II RFT Bridgestone Blizzak LM-25 RFT Pirelli Winter 210 Sottozero Serie II RFT How Do They Compare? The...  Read More

Need Replacement Tires? Order Tires Online

Since 1996, when Tire Rack introduced the industry's most up-to-date website to the world, consumers have been able to research their performance product purchases and confidently buy online. Even as the industry continues to grow, our goals remain the same: offering quality performance products, expert advice, exceptional pricing and fast shipping. In fact,...  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

BMW Owners are Loving the Bremmer Kraft BR05 Wheel!

If you're looking for new wheels this spring for your BMW, Audi, VW or high performance vehicle, then take a look at the popular new Bremmer Kraft BR05. Why is this wheel causing so much buzz in the online BMW forums? Because it is a well-built, stylish wheel at a good price. BR05 (Black w/Mach Lip) BR05 (Bright PVD) BR05 (Bright Silver Paint) Available in three...  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 tirerack.com.This feature takes your vehicle's...  Read More

After you buy tires from Tire Rack where do you go for installation?

Buying tires online? Where will I go for installation? Won't the local tire shop be upset that I didn't buy the tires from them? Will they charge higher installation prices because I didn't buy them from their shop?  Tire Rack has a Recommended Installer Program. We can ship right to the installer of your choice and save you the hassle of dragging your tires...  Read More

Lost Center Caps?

This morning I received an email from a customer who had purchased Sport Edition F2 wheels for his 2003 Ford Windstar and needed some replacement center caps. A quick search online or a phone call and Tire Rack can get you what you need. Here's how the conversation went:   QuestionI bought a set of 16-inch Sport Edition F2 wheels with Yokohama tires. The...  Read More

Revolutionizing the Way You Buy Tires

At Tire Rack, it is no secret that we provide extensive online research, consumer reviews, and tire test results. Customers often select tires based on one feature, but like the layers of an onion, tires have many characteristics. Let's see if we can help simplify your tire buying experience. Before you cruise our website, double check the tire size on your...  Read More

Where are my DWS tires?

A common question we are getting lately is, "where are my Continental ExtremeContact DWS tires?"  Due to the unexpectedly high demand of this tire, and the demands on production, Continental is running just a little behind. How behind? A few months for some sizes. Several sizes are listed as back ordered: "Items shown with an inventory status of "Back...  Read More

Buying Tires, Selection, Service, Price and the Experts

Why buy tires at Tire Rack? Tire Rack started in 1979 and has continued to grow. Many customers look to Tire Rack to get the knowledge to make an informed decision on their purchase. We also stock many of the leading brands like BFGoodrich, Bridgestone, Continental, Dick Cepek, Dunlop, Firestone, Fuzion, General, Goodyear, Hankook, Hoosier Kumho, Michelin,...  Read More

Tire Rack: The easiest way to price tires online.

Shopping for new tires can be exhausting. The pressure is on to make the right decision because your safety depends on it. And when it comes to making that decision, all of the information you need is right here at Tire Rack. We know tires, and we share that with you in a way that makes it super easy to make a tire buy online.After all, pricing is a pretty...  Read More

Bremmer Kraft wheels look especially great on German vehicles.

If you're looking for BMW rims, maybe Mercedes rims, or if you drive a Volkswagen or Audi, you might want to look at Bremmer Kraft wheels as an aftermarket upgrade.Bremmer Kraft wheels are manufactured with strict quality control standards to produce a very reliable wheel. And as your online wheels and tires store, we feel completely comfortable...  Read More

Do I Need Summer Tires or All-Season Tires?

A common question I receive as we are changing seasons -- just because you live in a location that does not get snow does not exclude you from an all-season tire.A general rule of thumb for someone that is looking to run a summer tire year round is will the vehicle be used when temperatures are below 40 degrees consistently. For example, on those early...  Read More

Snow Tire Prices, Packages and More

Winter / snow tires may just be one of the most economical purchases you can make. And at Tire Rack, we do our best to keep our winter / snow tire prices affordable. Any search according to vehicle or tire size will produce a list of suitable tires, and that list can be filtered according to price, which helps you find a winter / snow tire in your price...  Read More

Auto Tire Stores: Who Do You Trust?

When it comes time to buy tires online, your options are wide open. There are a number of auto tire stores online, and as you click from one to the next, you'll find information—and sometimes, a complete lack thereof. But when you visit Tire Rack, you'll get all of the information you want from a car tire dealer—and then some—in a user friendly format: one...  Read More

Price Tires Online

Ready to make a tire buy online? You can do that and more at Tire Rack. We've got over one million tires in stock from some of the best tire manufacturers out there. But...we don't just stock tires. We test them, too. And we let you know what other drivers are saying about them. So when you search by vehicle, we'll produce a list of recommended...  Read More

Tire Rack: The online wheel store...and more.

In 1996, Tire Rack introduced the world to an up-to-date website that allowed consumers to thoroughly research their performance products purchases. Those purchases included wheels, which helped make Tire Rack a premiere online wheel store. And we've remained as such to this day. Our relationships with some of the most prestigious wheel brands ensures our...  Read More

Compare online tire prices: Start with Tire Rack.

Online tire prices certainly do fluctuate from one website to the next. That's retail, whether you're looking for tires or ties. At Tire Rack, we've worked very hard to form long-lasting, trusting relationships with major tire brands like Bridgestone, Goodyear and more. This allows us to offer plenty of exceptionally priced, in-stock tires at online tire...  Read More