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Nitrogen Filled Tires - Advantages & Disadvantages

What are the Advantages & Disadvantages of Nitrogen Filled Tires?

Advantages of Nitrogen Filled Tires:

  1. Nitrogen-filled tires are less likely to go flat because there is less space for the air to escape.
  2.  Nitrogen-filled tires maintain their pressure longer than regular air-filled tires.
  3. Nitrogen-filled tires provide a more comfortable ride because they create less heat and noise than regular air-filled tires.
  4. Nitrogen instead of air adds about 5-10 lbs per tire weight on average, Best for higher performance cars where additional weight is inconsequential or helpful. 
  5. last longer and have more consistent pressure.
  6. Nitrogen Full Tires Include Longer Tire Life.

Disadvantages of Nitrogen Filled Tires:

  1. Nitrogen is more expensive than regular air.
  2. It can be difficult to find a place to fill your nitrogen-filled tires with nitrogen.
  3. Fills more slowly, and if not sealed properly when filling will leak out. 
  4. Use requires an initial investment in equipment.
  5. They can be more expensive and they require a nitrogen tank or special filling station to top them up.

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