Warranty recovery is more stringent requiring even greater documentation to support warranty claims. OEM loyalty and the availability of documented maintenance histories heavily influences post-warranty goodwill assistance.
Replacement Tire Prices Moderate to Rate of Inflation
Replacement tire prices are driven by raw material costs, which in CY-2019 were less volatile, but higher nonetheless. Tire prices increased slightly higher than the rate of inflation, which was partially offset by improvements in tread wear longevity.