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July 19th, 2021


      A tyre is a vital component of your vehicle; maintaining it to a standard ensures the ride's safety. Many factors contribute to the tyres' safety, such as periodic wheel rotation, wheel balancing, correct tyre pressure, and frequent tyre inspection for any induced damage from outside. 


Many people have heard service stations or garage mechanics telling, ''bring your car after 8000KM- 10000KM''. Unfortunately, most drivers ignore that periodic wheel rotation can minimize uneven tyre wear, improve fuel economy, and extend the tyre's life. Each installed tyre experiences a different rate and type of wear throughout its life. In a Front-wheel drive vehicle, high torque, braking, and friction forces are more experienced on the front wheel than the rear wheel.


What is Tyre rotation means?

Tyre rotation means repositioning the tyre from one location to another, such as moving the front tyre to the rear and the rear to the front.  


Is Tyre rotation important?

Yes, it can help to minimize uneven wear and save a lot of money. However, after driving a few long-distance, we occasionally feel a vibration from the wheel and the first thought is to change the tyre and spend a vast amount. Periodical tyre rotation can minimize these vibrations caused by uneven wear with a pocket-friendly budget of around 60AED to 120 AED in the UAE. Most of the workshop provides wheel balancing along with tyre rotation.


Wheel rotation time interval?

8000KM -10000KM is the interval recommended by most tyre manufacture, depends on other factors like road conditions, tyre type and the car itself. It is always a good practice to check the owner manual for specific requirements. 


Tyre rotation criteria: 


The rotation pattern of your tyres depends on specific vital criteria:

• Is your vehicle front, rear, all, or four-wheel drive?

• Are the tyres directional or non-directional? 

• Are your tyres the same size on the front and rear?




Front-Wheel Drives: In Front Wheel Drive(FWD), the front wheel handles most of the stress and work. However, steering and power both caused the front wheel to wear quicker than the rear.

Move the front tyres to the rear and switch sides.

Move the rear tyres to the front on the same side.


Rear-Wheel Drives: In Rear Wheel Drive(RWD), the front wheel handles, steering, and rear-wheel provide the power to drive. Here, wear happens to the front and rear tyre by different rates and stress.  

Move the front tyres to the rear on the same side.

Move the rear tyres to the front and switch sides.


Four-Wheel Drives: 

In All-Wheel Drive(AWD), Front and rear tyres provide the power to drive. Uneven wear caused in AWD is due to road condition, drive mode switching, steering load.  

Move the front tyres to the rear and switch sides.

Move the rear tyres to the front and switch sides.


Directional Tyres

Move the front left tyre to the rear left and the front right tyre to the rear right.

Move the rear left tyre to the front left and the rear right tyre to the front right.


A small investment in tyre rotation will significantly extend tyre life, eventually pocket friendly. Visit Sayaraa App to find our best tyre provider who can assist you with the tyres rotation.