Toyota snow tires and wheel alignment in Milford CT
Once snow and ice start accumulating on our roads, vehicle owners will regret not coming to the Colonial Toyota Service Department to ask about getting Toyota snow tires and wheel alignment in Milford, CT. Every expert working in the dealership’s service department is highly-trained in the latest best practices for vehicle maintenance which has a direct result on safety. The world of automotive care and preventative maintenance can be intimidating for even the savviest of owners. Colonial Toyota believes in the adage of an ounce of prevention being preferable, so let’s take a look at what someone might need to consider getting themselves and their vehicles ready for the next major change of season.
Among the most common debates had at the Colonial Toyota Service Department centers around the need of people to install snow tires on their vehicles. Like most things, there are few differing but equally valid points of view on the issue. If you need additional help making a decision, make an appointment with the Colonial Toyota Service Department today.
Snow tires vs. All-season tires
Snow tires are specifically designed to drive on slippery roads without losing traction. The rubber used to make snow tires differs from that of other tires in that it is able to stay softer in cold temperatures. This is the secret to being able to provide better traction. However, having more tread in contact with the ground can lead to a slight drop in fuel economy.
On the other hand, all-season tires can be a great middle ground. These tires offer strong fuel economy scores in most conditions and they don’t need to be changed out and stored each season. However, driving on all-season tires will require a bit more care when the snow starts to accumulate.
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If your vehicle is all over the road because of poor wheel alignment, it really won’t matter what kind of tires you are using. Colonial Toyota will be able to tell you if your wheels are out of whack. Even the best winter drivers slip and slide around. Having wheels that aren’t properly aligned will make a vehicle act in an unpredictable manner. This will have pretty obvious safety implications this winter. Don’t wait until winter officially arrives before you get your car, truck or crossover SUV into us for a look.
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