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Top 10 Places to Get New/Used Tires

  1. Town Fair Tire, New Brite Plaza, New Britain won first place – Town Fair Tire first opened this store in New Britain back in 1983. They have been servicing the New Britain area since then with excellent customer service.
    Facebook Group member Darlene Ferone Marquis said, “I go to Town Fair. Great prices and they will fix them if you get a flat for free anywhere. It doesn’t have to be a the store your bought it at.”
    David Royce Steward said, “Town Fair Tire because they have 4 brands of white wall tires in stock.”
  1. Xtreme Rides LLC, 475 John Downey Dr., New Britain took second place – According to its website, “Xtreme Rides LLC. is a family owned business. Since Established on 2013 Xtreme Rides LLC. has been serving its loyal customers with exceptional customer service and a large selection of the top brand names of Tires and Wheels in the industry. We also offer a large selection of used tires.
    In addition to servicing our customers with Tires and Wheels services we offer a variety of maintenance and auto repair services so there is no need to visit multiple shops, we do it all right here!”
    Mike Lockery said, “Xtreme Rides LLC on John Downey treated me very well. I’ll be back there soon.”
  1. Costco, 405 Hartford Rd., New Britain – Known for it’s great grocery shopping, it also has warehouse services and an automotive department. It sells quality tires at its service center.

4 & 5. Connecticut Tire with two locations, 7 Veterans Dr, New Britain and 96 Webster Square Rd, Berlin – Connecticut Tire first opened for automotive repairs, tire sales, and wheel sales in 1967. They carry consumer tires, commercial tires, farm tires, lawn and garden tires, industrial tires, and OTR tires from respected tire brands like Cooper, Goodyear, and Continental. Their large inventory makes it easy to find the perfect tire for your application at a great price.

  1. Monroe Muffler & Brake Service, 963 West Main St. – It is one of the largest tire dealers in the U.S., with thousands of name brand tires in stock and ready to install.
  2. Story Bros Auto Repair, 84 Burritt St., New Britain – Story Brothers Auto Repair serves New Britain and the surrounding areas with top quality automotive service, repair and maintenance.
  3. DiPietro Tire Service, 162 Whiting St., New Britain – According to Facebook it offers New Passenger, Light Truck, Medium/Heavy Duty. OTR, 24hr roadservice for commercial truck/ OTR.
  4. Caguas Tire, 4540 South Main St., New Britain – It offers new and used tires, wheels and rims, batteries, window tinting, car accessories and 24 hour assistance.
  5. Firestone Complete Auto Care, 55 Chestnut St., New Britain – According to its website, “At Firestone Complete Auto Care, we have been leading the automotive service industry since we began in 1926. If something about your car seems off, our trained technicians can perform a free courtesy check. We’ll examine tires, wipers, the battery, and more.”