One Wheel Alignment, Many Benefits

One Wheel Alignment, Many Benefits

A wheel alignment on your vehicle is something you should book in regularly but probably don’t. If it has been a while since you got one done, it will be a good idea to contact Drury Tyres. We’re your wheel alignment specialists and we can tell you several important reasons for getting one done

  • Longer lasting tyres. As experts in tyres in South Auckland, this is one of the benefits we value the most. When wheels are misaligned, it causes uneven and premature tyre wear. With wheels out of sync, each tyre will wear down differently, and you’ll lose tread faster than you should. A wheel alignment from us ensures each tyre shares the load, and regular tyre rotation helps in this area too.
  • Improved Fuel Efficiency. Research has discovered that wheel misalignment can reduce fuel efficiency by up to 10%. When you do your sums over the course of a year, that adds up to thousands of dollars in wasted fuel. With misaligned wheels, tyres drag and don’t roll as freely as theory should. To compensate for this, your vehicle works harder and uses up more energy (in the form of fuel) to cover the same distance. A wheel alignment resolves that issue and the fuel savings will pay for the cost of the alignment in no time at all.
  • Better Steering. It’s harder to steer when the wheels are out of alignment. You may even need to hold the steering wheel at an angle for the car to go straight ahead! This is obviously a risky thing to do, so we recommend a wheel alignment to help you gain better control of your steering.
  • A Nicer Ride. When a vehicle’s wheels are out of alignment, it will generally pull to the left or right. This is the reason for that jarring and bumpy ride you experience, even when you’re driving on smooth roads. You’ll feel it through your steering wheel as well as the rest of your vehicle, so for a nicer ride for you and your passengers, book that wheel alignment.
  • Fewer Suspension Dramas. When wheels are misaligned, the smallest jolt has a big effect on your car’s suspension. On roads where potholes are common, those jolts happen frequently. To lessen the damage they do, a wheel alignment is recommended.

One wheel alignment can have so many big benefits. We have some of the best people in the business working for us at Drury Tyres, so for a long-overdue alignment, contact us today.