Lexus offers optimum tyres for your driving conditions to ensure the highest levels of performance and protection for you and your passengers. We recommend you only choose tyres that have been designed for your Lexus.


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TYRE CARE

Our experts are committed to getting you back on the road as soon as possible. So if you encounter any issues with your tyres, visit any Lexus Centre near you for peace of mind. Our specialists will be able to diagnose your tyre problem and repair or fit replacements at a very competitive price - and if you find it cheaper locally within five days, we'll even price-match. Terms and conditions apply*

 *Price match guarantee based upon a like for like tyre of the exact same specification that can be purchased within a 10 mile radius within 28 days of purchase.

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LEXUS WINTER TYRES

LEXUS WINTER TYRES

Fitting winter tyres prepares you for whatever the weather may bring. Winter tyres are made of a compound that remains supple in low temperatures. They feature deep treads to disperse water and slush and also have numerous small slits that improve grip during stopping, starting and cornering and significantly reduce your car’s stopping distances.

When the temperature drops below 7°C, the tread compound in normal tyres begins to harden. This reduces your car’s grip on the road and increases stopping distances. Lexus Winter Tyres use a special rubber compound and tread design to combat this, providing a safer alternative.

This combination enables winter tyres to adapt across a range of cold weather driving conditions on roads that are wet, snowy or icy.

THE EFFECTS OF WINTER TYRES ON STOPPING DISTANCES

Please note the below diagrams are not drawn to scale. Braking tests completed independently by the British Tyre Manufacturers Association and supplied by Tyresafe. For further information, please visit www.tyresafe.org


SNOWY ROADS

Winter Weather Tyre had an improved stopping distance of 8m. Braking on snowy roads from 30mph to rest.

Lexus snowy road diagram

ICY ROADS

Winter Weather Tyre had an improved stopping distance of 11m. Braking on snowy roads from 20mph to rest.

Lexus icy road diagram

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TYRE MAINTENANCE

Keeping ahead of your tyre maintenance not only protects your safety, but decreases the likelihood of costly repairs in the future. Tyres in good condition are also the most economical, by ensuring the optimal level of fuel consumption.

By spotting the signs of tyre wear and addressing them, you can avoid longer braking distances, aquaplaning and tyre blowouts. Common indicators include low tyre pressure, partial tread, vibrations in the steering wheel, unusual noises, a tendency to pull to one side and poor handling on wet roads.

If you recognise any of these signs, then visit your nearest Lexus Centre for a tyre check. To prevent tyre-related problems, Lexus experts recommend that you test your tyre pressure regularly for any changes, ensure that your tread depth is never below the legal minimum of 1.6mm and inspect your tyres regularly for any cuts, wear or embedded objects.

SIX WAYS TO TELL IF YOUR TYRES NEED ATTENTION

TREAD TEST

Place a 20p coin in the main tread grooves of your tyre (within the central three-quarters of the tread). If the outer band of the coin is hidden by the rubber, then your tread is above the legal limit of 1.6mm.

TYRE MATCH

Check that your tyres match by looking at the tread pattern and make of each tyre. Make sure the tread and patterns look exactly the same so that you have well balanced grip.

WHEEL WOBBLE

If your steering wheel vibrates at around 40-50mph, one or more of your wheels may need balancing or replacing.

STEERING PULL

If your car seems to be slowly veering in one direction then either your tracking is out, your tyre pressures are unequal or the treads on the front tyres don’t match.

SIDEWALL DAMAGE

Check the sides of the tyres for any cracks, splits or blisters; this usually happens on older tyres and it means they need replacing.

TYRE MARKINGS

The markings on its sidewall can be confusing but contain important information about the tyre. The link below shows you how to understand the key details.