What Are Run-Flat Tires?

Mercedes-Benz Run-Flat Tire


There are many benefits of run-flat tires. That said, they’re defined by the fact that they feature an extra pocket of air, so that you’ll be able to continue to drive on them should the main part of the tire get a flat. Run-flat tires are extremely safe and provide peace of mind that you have time to get to your destination, and won’t be stuck on the side of Toronto roads. Now that you know what run-flat tires are, let’s take a closer look at their benefits.



Once you’ve read our guide, if you find yourself in need of some all-season or Winter run-flat tires, explore the tire specials at Mercedes-Benz Durham and get in touch with our parts department to see how much you can save on your next set of Mercedes-Benz run-flat tires.

What Are the Benefits of Run-Flat Tires?

You know what run-flat tires are, but let’s take a closer look at the benefits of run-flat tires. If you get a flat on Oshawa roads, you’ll be able to continue driving on your Mercedes-Benz run-flat tires for an additional 80 km at up to 80 kmh—plenty of time to get to your nearest service centre for help. So why exactly can all-season and Winter run-flat tires continue to run after a blowout? They are constructed using a durable pneumatic design that fight off the deflation of the tires after they are punctured.

What Are The Types of Run-Flat Tires?

There are two types of run-flat tires, a self-supporting system, and a support ring system. In many of the self-supporting systems, tires are constructed using stronger materials on the sidewall to keep the tires inflated. In a support ring system, the tires are equipped with a ring of hard rubber that is designed to support the weight of the vehicle after a puncture.

Order Mercedes-Benz Run-Flat Tires in Whitby

Now that you know more about our all-season and Winter run-flat tires, come visit our parts department to get these state-of-the-art tires on your vehicle, and use our parts coupons to save. Just give us a call at (905) 444-6767. In the meantime, take a moment to explore our parts tips for other helpful reads!


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