Tires don’t last forever. The two main reasons one may buy new tires are tire wear and tire damage. (For information on how to diagnose an issue with your tires, click here.) Another reason is if you choose to upsize your tires, which some drivers do for improved traction and cosmetics. Some vehicles may also require (or prefer) seasonal tires and need to change them to match the season.
Helpful tips on how to check your tires for wear and diagnose tire damage.
Thinking of going bigger or wider? The performance driver’s guide to tire upgrading.