Tire Center

Drivers have an incredible number of choices when it comes to purchasing tires. How do you pick the right tire for your driving conditions?

Price is important, of course. But you should also consider other “hidden” costs when selecting the right tires for your vehicle.

Price varies greatly by the type of design, estimated longevity, expected usage and the way you drive. The cheapest tires are not necessarily the least expensive when you factor in longevity, terrain, safety and smooth ride.

Let the tire pros at Quick Lane of Kennett Square help you make the right decision for price, safety and wear. We proudly serve the communities of Kennett Square, Longwood and Willowdale regions.

Services offered at Quick Lane of  Kennett Square tire shop include: 

  • Tire sales 
  • Tire installation 
  • Tire rotation 
  • Tire balancing 
  • Flat repair 
  • Alignments 

Choose among leading brands such as Dunlop, Michelin, Goodyear, BF Goodrich, Pirelli, Yokohama, Toyo Tires, Firestone, Hankook, Uniroyal and Continental Tires.

The Quick Lane at Kennett Square tire shop offers a “meet it or beat it” guarantee on all tire prices. Ask one of our Quick Lane tire experts for more information about our tire discounts. Make sure to check out our tire and service coupons for the latest offers.

Some of the things to consider when buying your next set up tires:

  • Daily driving. Do your tires need to stand up to a daily commute? Or do you mostly drive freeway miles?
  • Mileage. Tire wear varies greatly, and you can discuss your needs with our Quick Lane tire pros. 
  • Comfort. Most sedan tires are designed for a quiet ride. Yet, road noise can vary greatly between manufacturers and performance.
  • High performance. Looking for cornering and grip? Sports cars and high performance vehicles can benefit from tires designed to handle power and acceleration.
  • Low profile. Sports sedans and specialized wheels require tires that have short sidewalls. Invest in quality tires that can handle the stress of cornering and still provide long wear.

Tires for sedans

Sedans are the most popular vehicle for the daily commute. That means a lot of stop-and-go driving in all sorts of weather--heat, frozen roads, rain, sleet and snow. Your vehicle demands a tire that can stand up to the conditions required for such variable driving.

Most sedans come from the factory with “three-season” tires, often called all-weather tires. That means they can be safely driven in spring, summer and fall. If you live or drive to temperate climates such as the cities in the South or West or along the coast, an all-season tire may be the only type of tire you may need.

All season tires are designed for a smooth ride, excellent wear and daily commutes. The rubber compounds in three-season tires make them a great choice for most drivers in the Kennett Square region.

For drivers looking to get a little extra grip in cold weather and snowy conditions, consider using winter tires. The rubber compounds in winter tires are specially formulated to provide good grip as temperature drops below freezing. They also have tread patterns that help give the tire grip on snowy roads. Siping, the small slits on tread, also help tires perform better in wet and icy conditions.

Tires for SUVs

Sports Utility Vehicles rival traditional passenger vehicles for day-to-day chores. Yet, their tire requirements are not the same. In fact, drivers typically expect more from their SUV, and why not? They often offer 4-wheel drive, are seated higher and made for towing.

All those additional requirements mean tires for SUVs need to stand up to driver expectations. If you are a driver who takes your vehicle off-road, consider using treads that offer extra grip. Quick Lane tire experts can help choose the right fit for your driving requirements.

Traveling mountain roads? Visiting areas with snow and ice? Consider winter tires in the winter and off-road tires in the summer.

Tires for Trucks and Vans

SUVs and vans have different tire requirements than passenger vehicles. For starters, they generally use larger tires. And they are often driven in rigorous conditions--poor roads, inclement weather, heavy loads and towing. All those situations call for tires that meet the needs of those tougher requirements such as strengthened sidewalls. 

Ask our tire pros to help outfit your truck or van.

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