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 genuine Lexus tyres that have been designed for your Lexus.
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.
When choosing tyres, there are many factors to consider: grip, handling in the wet and dry, high speed stability, ride comfort, noise levels, road feedback and fuel efficiency. But there's one decision that's straightforward: with Lexus, you will be choosing a tyre specifically designed for your Lexus.
When the condition of your tyres deteriorates, so does your driving experience. Increased wear affects your car's stopping distance in the wet and compromises the safety of you and your passengers. But with the right tyres, you will have the grip levels essential for effective steering, braking and power transmission from the engine.
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.
This combination enables winter tyres to adapt across a range of cold weather driving conditions on roads that are wet, snowy or icy.
Winter Weather Tyre had an improved stopping distance of 8m. Braking on snowy roads from 30mph to rest.
Winter Weather Tyre had an improved stopping distance of 11m. Braking on snowy roads from 20mph to rest.
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.orgOpens in new window
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 Retailer 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.
Our experts are committed to getting you back on the road as soon as possible. So if you encounter any issues with your Lexus genuine tyres, visit any Lexus Retailer near you for peace of mind. Our specialists will be able to diagnose your tyre problem and repair or fit replacements.