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Tires 101
BFGOODRICH TIRES 101

Everything you need to know about tire maintenance and care. Learn to read sidewall markings. Find out about tire ratings, tread, installation and rotation. And get the most from your BFGoodrich tires.

TIRE CONSTRUCTION

There's a lot more to a tire than just rubber on a rim. Get a better understanding of the main parts of a tire and the role each one plays.

TIRE SPEED RATINGS & TREAD LIFE

A through Z. Find out what ratings offer longer mileage, better grip and a smoother ride.

THE RIGHT TIRE FOR YOR CAR

To find out what tires are right for your car, check your vehicle’s OEM door sticker or your vehicle’s owner’s manual. For a quick and easy way, you can also use the Find a Tire tool on this page.

READING A TIRE SIDEWALL

The numbers and letters on the side of your tire have very specific meanings.

TIRE BASICS

ABOUT TIRES

 

Tires are more than just the black, round things that go on your car. A lot more. They utilize an innovative mix of chemistry, physics and intense engineering. And we’re here to help explain it all. Learn how to read your sidewall, understand tire construction and speed ratings, and find the right tires for your car.

GLOSSARY

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Bying Tires

WHY BUY BFGOODRICH?

 

When you choose a tire, you’re choosing how much fun you can have in the driver’s seat. And if you can appreciate higher performance, BFGoodrich® brand is the tire for you.

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TIRE CARE

TIRE MAINTENANCE

 

If you want to max out your tires—maximum mileage, safety and wear—you’ll need to properly maintain them. But don’t worry. It’s not as complicated as it sounds, and we’re here to help.

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TIRE REPAIR

 

Repairing a damaged tire is certainly less expensive and less hassle than buying a brand new one.

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TIRE STORAGE

 

If you’re working multiple sets of tires, you need to make sure you store them properly.

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TIRE REGISTRATION

BFGoodrich tires are made to last. And safety is our top priority. If you’ve recently purchased new BFGoodrich tires, we want you to register them with us. This way, you can get direct notification in the unlikely event of a safety recall. Just one more way we’re looking out for you.

WARRANTY

All BFGoodrich® tires have a Standard Manufacturer's Limited Warranty, which covers defects in workmanship and materials for the life of the original usable tread, or for 6 years from date of purchase, whichever occurs first.