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

Make Your Winter / Snow Tire Changes Easier

The time to change from summer to winter / snow tires is rapidly approaching. Temperatures on my morning drive were in the 30s coming to work. No snow here yet, but winter is in the air.  Changing tires that are mounted on wheels is simple to do at home with just a jack and a lug wrench. But spinning all those lug nuts on and off the car can become a bit...  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

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

Install Your Tire & Wheel Package in Just Minutes

Creating Tire and Wheel Packages at Tire Rack allows you to buy car tires online as well as rely on us to be your online wheel store - all in one stop. Mounted, balanced and shipped with all necessary hardware at no additional charge, a package is easy to bolt right on. To make sure the miles in between tire rotations are as pleasant as possible,...  Read More

Tire Rack.com - 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

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

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

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

More Fitments for Mustangs

Because of possible fitment concerns that need to be reviewed on an individual basis, there are some optional sizes for select vehicles that we don’t list on our website. If you don't find the tire size you're looking for online for Ford Mustangs or other vehicles, contact one of Tire Rack's highly trained sales specialists. We can accurately recommend...  Read More

Ready, Set, Go

Do you have more than one set of tires and wheels for your cars? Are you tired of paying your car dealer to register your tire pressure sensor codes every time you rotate tires or swap out extra sets of tires/wheels?If you own one or any of the applicable models from the following manufacturers you can avoid those expensive trips to the dealer and store...  Read More

Tire Rack Now Accepting PayPal

Now you may use your PayPal account to Buy Tires Online at Tire Rack. All you have to do is go to Tire Rack and let us know what you want and we'll send it your way. Get your Performance Tires, Wheels, Brakes, Suspension Parts, Windshield Wiper Blades and much more at Tire Rack using your Pay Pal account.  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

We're not just another tire website.

Tire Rack is your complete source for all things auto tires and wheels. Aside from our collection of rims and tires online, you'll find first-hand product reviews from our sales specialists and Tire Rack consumers alike. We essentially don't hold anything back so that you can make the best purchase possible. And so that you can feel comfortable doing so.In...  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