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How many miles did you get out of the original tires?

Discussion in 'Prime Main Forum (2017-2022)' started by randerson9248, Mar 8, 2023.

  1. randerson9248

    randerson9248 Junior Member

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    I'm still on the original tires that came on the car when purchased in 2017. I rotated them last week at a little over 80,000 miles. I thought they might last to 100,000 miles, but 3 of the tires have a lot of inside wear. I'm going to watch the tires and see if I can get more mileage out of them.
     
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    What are they, and what’s the current tread depth, say in 32ths of inch? Any cracking, tread chipping off?
     
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    That is a lot of miles on an OEM tire. Some of them can start with less tread than the retail version. Are you running at factory recommended pressures?
     
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    I usually only get 40K-50K on new OEM tires; but I don't baby the car either. I can usually get 80K+ with aftermarket, non-OEM tires.

    If you don't have a spare tire, you better stay in cell phone range. Be careful in the recent rain storms; we've been having - you'll be hydroplaning easily on those bald tires.

    The inside wear is caused by a misalignment. Do a four wheel alignment when you put on new rubber; otherwise the same will happen to your new tires.

    good Luck..
     
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    Running above recommended pressure.
     
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    Got pix of tread surfaces?
     
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    I got 40k out of a pair of OEM Ecopias on my 2014 Prius. They were worn down to the point where it affected wet driving. Replaced them with Michelin Defenders and been happy with them.
     
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    I replaced my OEM Ecopias at 61,000 miles this week. They had plenty of tread left, but after 5 years they had become weather-checked and noisy. I'd also noticed that I was able to break traction when accelerating from a standing start on a wet asphalt road. Driving in the rain did not feel quite as sure footed as I was used to in the past. I had the tires rotated, and that helped the traction significantly, but I figured that new skins were a good investment for my monthly winter drives through the Siskiyou mountain range.

    The new tires are much quieter, the MPG has not changed, and I just completed a 1000 mile trip in wet, cold and windy weather without any stress or strain. Bridgstone has a sale on this week, $150 off a set of 4 (mounted)
     
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    There is not a certain tread depth that relates to the propensity to hydroplane on road water. It is more or less a straight line of decreasing wet traction as the tread wears. Nothing magic about greater than 2/32" tread depth, that's just a point that had to be stated for law enforcement reasons. 2/32" isn't safe from hydroplaning and 3/64" suddenly dangerous. Both are really sketchy on road water.

    Rander, it's time for new tires and that 4-wheel alignment.
     
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    I am on 80k of original Eco, and surprisingly, still good (7/32 to 5/32)..

    I am watching them like hawk, and will replace it way before the legal 2/32.
    We are in sunny CA, but the road are way way worst shape than it ever been, better be safe than sorry.
     
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    15,000m on the OEM Toyo tires with 3-4/32nds left. Alignment perfect. Order in to Costco for BF Goodrich advantage control; 75,000 mile warrantee on these and I hope they do better for me.
     
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    Mileage today 83,300. Cracking, yes. Chipping off, no. Don't know tread depth. Tires are Ecopia EP 422 plus.

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    Too many outside factors, other than the tires themselves, are in play for tread life:
    • inflation pressure
    • one's cornering, braking, and accelerating style
    • speed usually driven
    • weight carried in the car
    • abrasiveness of the aggregate in the paving materials in your region
    • alignment
    • (probably something else I can't think of)
     
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    wow. I never had a tire that went that far. What tire is it?
    I have an Ecopia EP422+. on the tire mileage itself is 62k since it was installed. There are lots of Michelin tire that has higher warranty like 80k miles. Even the Ecopia is lower, it is still more expensive than most tires. I have very good experience with them.
     
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    I recently replaced the original tires at 91,400 miles. Was going to try for 100,000 but I live in a semi rural area and the county put down some very rough cut gravel that cut one of the tires. Replaced the Ecopia 422+ with Toyo Nanoenergy A41.