The Benefits Of Nitrogen Tire Inflation

The benefits of nitrogen tire inflation

Nitrogen tire inflation is widely available to motorists. This technology has long been tested and used to inflate aircraft and racecar tires for decades. Is it just a passing fad or are there real benefits to fill the tires of your vehicles with nitrogen? 

The very high stability of this inert, dry gas makes your tires less sensitive to temperature fluctuations. Nitrogen inflation allows for a more stable, consistent tire pressure by eliminating the risks of underinflation when it's cold out and overinflation, in warm weather. 

Indeed smart motorists like you enjoy tangible benefits: 

  • Improved road handling
  • Reduced risk of tire failure
  • Reduced tire wear, hence longer tire tread life
  • Fuel economy
  • Investment protection due to reduced rim and wheel corrosion.

Your Point S adviser has the required training, equipment and expertise necessary to the proper maintenance and maximum tire performance of your vehicle.

Check with your Point S dealer for more information.

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Traction - dry road

Dry-road traction is a tire's ability to brake effectively and respond well to the steering wheel on dry roads.

Traction - wet road

Wet traction is a tire's resistance to hydroplaning and its ability to provide safe driving in wet conditions.

Traction - snowy road

Snow-covered road traction is a tire's ability to operate on partially or completely snow-covered pavement.

Traction - icy road

Ice traction is a tire's ability to operate on partially or completely ice-covered pavement.

Durability

Durability refers to how many kilometres a tire can go before it stops performing.

Comfort/noise

Comfort refers to the ride quality of a tire and the noise it emits on the road.