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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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MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE ON THE ROAD

It's vital your tyres are in a good condition so you and your passengers stay safe on the road. The condition of your tyres can also affect your vehicle's stopping distance in the wet. We can fit the right tyre for your vehicle at a very competitive price - and if you find it cheaper locally within five days, we'll even price-match. Terms and conditions apply, just ask your local Lexus Centre for details.

LEXUS WINTER TYRES

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    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

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

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

  
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    Please note the above 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

  

  
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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.


  

  
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LEXUS TYRE CARE

LEXUS 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.