For over 25 years U-Save Tyres has been the number one shop in Nelson for buying new and second hand tyres. We specialise in all things to do with Tyres, Alloy Wheels, Suspension, Wheel Alignments, Balancing, Punctures and Batteries, etc. We are uniquely qualified to advise you regarding the purchase of tyres for your car, SUV, ute, sports car, trailer or caravan. Our inventory includes an incredible selection of tyre brands for all budgets. Pop on in to our showroom at 46 St. Vincent Street for a look.
We live and breathe tyres
U-Save Tyres has built its extensive reputation on providing exceptional tyre sales and service. We carry top brands such as Goodyear, Maxxis, Toyo, Pirelli, Nexen, to name just a few. If you are looking for a custom wheel package, our professional, knowledgeable team will help you choose according to your needs and budget. We always strive to provide comprehensive service and ensure that we match your vehicle and driving needs with the right tyre. Your safety is our concern. Remember, if I wouldn’t run it on my daughter’s car I won’t sell it to you.
Let us maintain your vehicle
We can take care of your Fleet Tyre Maintenance, Tyre Rotation, Puncture Repair, Balancing, Wheel Alignment, plus repairs and replacement for your trailer or caravan.
We offer FREE battery testing in-store. We have batteries for all occasions including; cars, 4x4, SUV, boats, deep cycle and motorcycle.
The U-Save Tyres Road Hazard Warranty takes care of your new tyres with a full replacement road hazard warranty.
This means that if the tyre is accidentally damaged beyond repair by road hazards such as potholes, sharp objects or curbs in the first 12,000 km or 12 months, we will replace it at no cost to yourself.
Come on in and discuss the tyres best suited for you
We stock and fit a huge range of tyres for cars, 4WD, light commercial and trailers at competitive prices. We believe in giving you the best advice and a range of options to suit your requirements and budget. We can source almost all tyre brands available including leading manufactures such as :
GOODYEAR, DUNLOP, MAXXIS, PIRELLI, NEXEN, GT RADIAL, NITTO, NANKANG, CONTINENTAL, FALKEN, TOYO, HANKOOK, HIFLY, MOMO, BRIDGESTONE, FIRESTONE, YOKOHAMA, KUMHO, etc
Come in for your FREE TYRE CHECK and talk to the team about different options for your vehicle.
Let our team customise your car to make it stand out from the rest. We can source a huge selection of Alloy Wheels to suit all vehicle types and can customise a package to match your budget. Pop on in to our showroom at 46 St. Vincent Street for a look.
DTM, BGW, ROH, ADVANTI RACING, LENSO, ROTIFORM, FUEL, TSW, MAK, DIESEL, ANZ, AMERICAN RACING, NICHE, FOOSE, U.S. MAG, ENKEI, KONIG, MAMBA, WORX, O.Z RACING, BLACK RHINO, CRAGAR, RIDLER, XXR, SPORTMAX, KUDOS, ROTA, etc
Why is wheel alignment important?
Incorrect Wheel Alignment or tracking, as it is often referred to, can result in rapid uneven tyre wear and can affect the handling and SAFETY of your vehicle as well as FUEL ECONOMY.
The vehicle manufacturers set the Wheel Alignment at the factory in order to provide a smooth comfortable ride for your vehicle and to get the maximum life from the tyres fitted. These settings can be affected by excessively worn steering and suspension parts, driving against a kerb, hitting a pothole or other objects on the road.
So it is worth keeping an eye out for unusual wear on your tyres, such as premature wear on the inside or outside shoulder of your tyres, which may be due to an incorrect Wheel Alignment setting. Or, pop on in for us to have a look.
Wheel Alignment is a relatively inexpensive part of keeping your tyres in tip top condition and maintaining optimum handling for your vehicle, so have your vehicle’s wheel alignment checked yearly by OUR specialists.
Why are tyre pressures important?
There are three primary reasons why maintaining correct tyre pressure is important. Number one is road safety; tyres that are under-inflated can overheat and lead to premature failure. Tyres that are over-inflated can lead to rapid uneven tread wear and poor vehicle handling on the road.
The second reason is cost. Incorrectly inflated tyres suffer more from the knocks and bumps a tyre is subjected to under daily use. A correctly inflated tyre copes better with the day-to-day impacts like kerbing, hitting a pot hole or other objects on the road. Also, incorrectly inflated tyres take more power to maintain the same vehicle speed as correctly inflated tyres do, which means you would save fuel on a journey when the tyres have been correctly inflated to optimum pressures.
The third reason for maintaining correct tyre pressure is longevity; checking and correcting your tyre pressures regularly will help you to get the maximum life from your tyres. Correct tyre pressure helps you to avoid the premature and uneven wear associated with incorrect tyre pressure, increasing the tyre’s legal life and that’s not only good for you, but it has to be good for the environment.
Check your tyre pressures regularly. You can enquire about your vehicle tyre pressure at U-Save Tyres. Also, carrying extra weight in your vehicle generally requires a higher tyre pressure setting, again enquire at U-Save Tyres for the ‘loaded’ pressure settings.
Finally, remember to check your tyre pressure settings when the tyres are cold, the same as the outside ambient temperature, and not after a long journey. Friction between the road and tyre increases the temperature of the tyre and the air inside, leading to ‘air expansion’ inside the tyre, which may result in a false pressure reading. We recommend that you check all the tyre pressures every 2-4 weeks and that check should include the ‘spare’ tyre too. We offer FREE tyre pressure checks to everyone, whether you bought your tyres from us or not.
Tyre safety tread depth indicator
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46 Saint Vincent Street
Phone: 03 548 2077
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7.00 - 5.30 Monday to Thursday
7.00 - 5.00 Friday
9.00 - 12ish Saturday