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It doesn’t matter if you are a casual driver, commuter, or like many people in 2023 (myself included, a “few” years back) use your personal vehicle as a means for your earnings as a rideshare, meal delivery, or courier service driver. At various intervals throughout owning your vehicle, you are going to need to purchase new tires. And it’s better to be prepared in advance with the know-how on when to start looking, how to best maintain your tires, and where you can find the best deals. Once you have determined your tire size, desired quality and features, and how to tell when it’s time for new tires, you can then begin the search for the best deals, and believe it or not, you can find some amazing tire deals on and around Black Friday.
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Our top picks for the best Black Friday tire deals
Great quality for the value, solid all-season tire that fits a variety of different vehicles. $30 off down to just $59 per tire.
Goodyear Reliant All-Season 205/55R16 91V All-Season Tire
Michelin Defender 2 All Season P235/55R17 99H Passenger Tire Fits: 2014-17 Ford Escape SE, 2018-19 Ford Escape SEL
Very low road noise, incredible quality and longevity (25,000 miles further than the top 2 competitors). Oh, and you’re saving 41% on each tire (from $213.99 down to $126.00!)
Michelin Defender 2 All Season P235/55R17 99H Passenger Tire Fits: 2014-17 Ford Escape SE 2018-19 Ford Escape SEL
Sturdy truck tire from a reliable brand. The Cooper All-Terrain fits many popular light trucks and SUV models. Only $139 per tire after you take $30 off.
Cooper Discoverer All-Terrain 275/55R20 117T Light Truck & SUV Tire
Great all-year tire for your daily driving needs. Saving roughly $20 per tire, this one won’t break your budget at $95.30 each.
Nexen Aria AH7 All- Season Radial Tire-215/60R16 95T SL-ply
Couldn’t have a Black Friday tire spotlight without finding you a reliable large truck tire. Rugged with a surprisingly low-noise ride and you are saving about $83 per tire (that’s $332 in savings on a set) at $349.91 each.
Nexen Roadian MTX All-Terrain Radial Tire-LT295/60R20 126Q E-Ply
Another high quality all-season tire from Nexen. Great for all seasons and all terrain, this tire will last you a while and keep you safe for your commute, daily driving, and more. 27% off per tire on Amazon at $233.62 per tire (saving just of $96 per tire, down from $330.00)
Nexen ROADIAN AT AT All- Season Radial Tire-275/60R20 123S
Black Friday site wide tire deals
From October 1 – December 31, 2023 you can earn up to $100 in rebates on select Goodyear tires. (From $25, $50, $75 or $100 back via Visa® Prepaid Card on select sets)
Goodyear Rebate Deal from Discount Tire Direct
Earn up to $200 back when you use your Goodyear credit card.
Get up to $200 on using Goodyear credit card
There are far too many tires on sale to even begin mentioning the selection here. Walmart has you covered across the board. On sale now and more starting on November 22nd.
Shop Black Friday Tires Deal and Save upto 40%
Yokohama has quickly become one of the top selling tire brands (number eight nationally in the United States and globally), and you can find the Yokohama that’s perfect for your vehicle at Wal-Mart.com.
Save up to 40% on Yokohama Tires at Wal-Mart.com
SimpleTire.com is one of the best direct tire dealers and has you covered with massive savings (up to 60% off). Just follow the link and enter your vehicle’s information to find the best tire at a price that fits your budget.
Get up to 60% off on SimpleTier.com
What you need to know for Black Friday
When is Black Friday?
Historically, Black Friday commenced at midnight post-Thanksgiving, drawing in enthusiastic shoppers who lined up outside department stores right after their Thanksgiving feasts, eager to snatch up the greatest deals. However, the landscape has shifted. Nowadays, these sales frequently kick off as early as November 1st and continue until "Cyber Monday," the Monday succeeding Thanksgiving. For 2023, Black Friday is slated from Friday, November 24th, extending through the weekend until Monday, November 27th.
What deals should I expect on tires?
Black Friday deals on tires tend to follow the same trends. You’ll see the occasional percentage sales which is common. However the majority of sales will stand out as varying dollar discounts. Some as low as $20 off and some as high as $300 or more in savings. It’s important to read the details of these deals, as they can refer to single tires or a set of 4 depending on the retailer, website, and sale. You may see a sale for “$50 off your purchase”, for instance, which isn’t bad for a set of 4 tires but it can be huge savings for an individual tire. Also keep an eye out for sales like “buy 3, get the 4th free” and other similar offers as well as “rebate” offers. The rebate offers can sometimes be lacking, but are worth investigating.
What kind of tire deals did they have last year?
You’ll find that there is a bit of a difference between last and this year in terms of types of deals for tires on Black Friday. Last year was very heavy on the rebate offers and percentages. Especially on specific brands, as you’ll find different brands may offer better deals than others. Also, there were a fair amount of sales that offered gift cards or a “rewards card” in return. Regardless of the deal, the most important part is the net savings.
How to get a good deal on tires on Black Friday
To find the top deals on tires during Black Friday 2023, consider these strategies. Begin by researching in advance, scouring online and physical stores for early promotions or pre-Black Friday sales that may offer competitive discounts. Keep an eye on reputable tire retailers and subscribe to their newsletters or follow their social media channels to stay updated on exclusive deals and promotions. Comparison shopping is key—compare prices, brands, and services offered by different retailers to ensure you're getting the best value for your money (you can even find rewards card deals for services like oil changes or free wheel alignment). Additionally, consider checking for bundled deals that might include installation services, warranties, or additional perks. Being flexible with your choice of tire brand or model could also open up opportunities for greater savings. Lastly, don't forget to check for any available coupons, promo codes, or loyalty rewards that could further help with affordability.
How to choose the best tire deals for you
Tires to be one of those maintenance costs in life that can feel like they are “good for a while” and then in the blink of an eye, you’re riding down the road on nearly bald tires. A few things to consider when trying to determine which Black Friday tire deals are the best for you include, but are not limited to:
- Do you have a preferred tire brand? If you’ve always had success with quality and price from popular brands like Goodyear, Michelin, Firestone, etc., then you can start there by checking out those brands for the best deals.
- What sort of driver are you? Are you just using your vehicle driving around town for errands and maybe the occasional long weekend trip? Or are you using your vehicle for ride sharing, courier services, or daily commute?
- What is the weather/climate in the region where you are driving the most? Do you expect to be driving in normal conditions? If you don’t run into snow/ice all that often, you can save by not needing specialized tires for specific weather and road conditions.
Do you have a local mechanic or professional who has mounting and balancing services without having to purchase tires directly through their business? You can save a bunch by ordering tires from an online tire retailer like Simple Tire or Discount Tire Direct and having the tires shipped directly to your mechanic. Most mechanics charge a nominal fee (my local mechanic charges $25-30 per tire for balancing and mounting) which still works out to a better deal than purchasing locally since you’ll find added fees for mounting and balancing to be much higher in order to offset any perceived “deals” you find.
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