Your Questions About Bridgestone Tires, Answered

Your Questions About Bridgestone Tires, AnsweredYou deserve the best of everything. That’s why we only carry the world’s best tires at Firestone Complete Auto Care, including Bridgestone tires. Engineered for performance, quality, and safety, Bridgestone tires are among the best in the business. Let us help you choose the right Bridgestone tires for your vehicle today!

Q: How much do Bridgestone tires cost?

A: Bridgestone tire prices vary depending on the tire size and type, your geographic region, and other factors. Get a quick tire quote online to compare Bridgestone tire prices for your specific vehicle. You never know when we’ll have a limited time offer on Bridgestone tires in your area!

Keep in mind that tire value is more than just what you pay for the set. Some tires can help you save money in unexpected ways. Take Bridgestone Ecopia tires, for example. Ecopia tires are engineered to help your car achieve its maximum fuel efficiency, so you spend less at the pump.

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Bridgestone DriveGuard tires can also help you save in surprising ways. You can drive up to 50 miles at up to 50 MPH — even after your tire has been punctured or lost all of its air. Now THAT kind of tire technology can save you both time AND money, since you won’t need to wait for help on the side of the road or pay for a tow truck. You can drive yourself right to the nearest Firestone Complete Auto Care!

Q: Are Bridgestone tires made in the USA?

A: Yes, many Bridgestone tire brands are made in the USA. Check the plant code on your tire sidewall to see exactly where your Bridgestone tires were made!

Bridgestone Tires Made in America
Plant CodeCity, ST
0B, W2, Y2Wilson, NC
8B, VE, YE, YUDes Moines, IA
1C, HYOklahoma City, OK
2C, 4D, 5DMorrison, TN
D2, E3, W1, Y7LaVergne, TN
2M, 3MBloomington, IL
YDDecatur, IL
7X, 9XGraniteville, SC

Q: Can I use Nitrogen in Bridgestone tires?

A: Yes. According to Bridgestone’s website, “Nitrogen is an acceptable inflation gas for use in Bridgestone and Firestone passenger, light truck, and truck tires. Bridgestone has no comment on the various performance claims made by Nitrogen suppliers.”

Q: When were my Bridgestone tires manufactured?

A: If your tires were made in 2000 or later, you can check the last four digits of the serial code on the tire sidewall to find out the exact week and year. The first two digits will tell you the week number. The second two will indicate the year. For example, a tire with a serial code ending in “1505” was produced in the 15th week of the year 2005. Your local Firestone Complete Auto Care technician can also help you determine when your tires were made.

Q: How long do Bridgestone tires last?

A: A tire’s lifespan will vary depending on the actual conditions of its use. Driving habits, service practices, climate, and road characteristics can all play a role.

For a general idea of how long any tire might last, check its treadwear rating. This is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course. For example, a tire with a rating of 600 would wear twice as well on a government course as a tire graded 300.

While tire lifespans vary from vehicle to vehicle and driver to driver, there’s one thing you can be sure of — Bridgestone tires are built to last.

Q: Can I install Bridgestone tires on my vehicle at home?

A: We don’t recommend it. Tire removal, installation, and disposal is a job for professional tire technicians. Without the right training and tools, you could put yourself in harm’s way. You could also unintentionally damage your car and new tires. Feel free to buy Bridgestone tires online from the comfort of your home, then schedule an installation appointment at Firestone Complete Auto Care.

Q: Where can I buy Bridgestone tires?

A: Buy Bridgestone tires at Firestone Complete Auto Care! We’ve been installing, repairing, balancing, and rotating tires since 1926. Shop Bridgestone tires online or visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care for help selecting the best Bridgestone tire for your vehicle.

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