Need a set of new tires for the family swagger wagon, but not sure where to go? Don’t worry, our readers have some recommendations for you!
Editor’s Note: There recommendations were given by our readers on our Facebook Page in October 2014 and are not endorsed by Chambanamoms.com.
Tire Barn, Champaign: “Tire barn was great for us!! We also got a mail in rebate, plus they do free tire rotations for the life of your tires if you purchase there !! They’re always really busy so appointments are best…” “Tire Barn. No other place is worth your time. great service. Make an appt though.They never try to sell you something you don’t need.” “Customer service there is outstanding. Schedule an appointment to get your tires on much better than waiting!” “Tire Barn’s prices and service are good, but the wait times can be unreasonable, even if you have an appointment. So, plan to drop off the car and get a ride.” “Love Tire Barn! Shopped around and they offered the best service and the price was great.”
Sam’s Club, Champaign: “We have purchased tires from Sam’s Club. If you have a membership there, that can be a good option.” Sam’s Club worked fine for us.” “Sam’s Club they have 90k mile tires that are great.”
O’Brien Auto Park of Urbana: “O’ Brien’s has specials on tires sometimes. They did “buy 3 get one free in October.” “O’Brien. I just got 4 new tires in August on my minivan which has a more expensive tire size. I price shopped and they had the best price on the tires I wanted (granted, these tires are pricier ones and had to be ordered). Free rotations.”
Champaign Walmart Supercenter, Champaign: “I did a lot of research on my last set. Wal-mart won.” ” We usually get tires at Walmart because of the warranty, if you’re traveling it’s usually pretty easy to find a Walmart!“
Blain’s Farm & Fleet, Urbana: “We are happy with Farm and Fleet.”
Norris Tire, Champaign: “I’ve always gone to Norris Tire and they are fantastic!!!” “Norris Tire is where my mom, brother and I get our tires.”
Car-X, Champaign: “My favorite place is Car X on south Neil! Fantastic customer service and they price match!” “Car-X will give you a quote and if you can find a better price in town they will match it and give your car a years worth of free oil changes.” “Car-X on Prospect and Bradley. Always has good deals and will match a better deal if you find it. Also free tire rotation. Been going there for over 15 years.”
Tire Rack. “You order online at Tire Rack and can make appointment with approved local installer.”
Did we miss your go-to place for new tires in CU? Add it in the comments below!