The Advantages of Nitrogen-Filled Tires?

Answer Nitrogen is a relatively new trend in automotive tires, but it has been around for much longer than many consumers know. NASA, NASCAR, Formula 1 racing and airlines have been using nitrogen in thei... Read More »

Top Q&A For: The Advantages of Nitrogen-Filled Tires

Can you put air in nitrogen-filled tires?

The air we breathe is nearly 80 percent nitrogen as is, so intermittent filling of nitrogen tires with regular air is considered acceptable. However, it is recommended by manufacturers that the tir... Read More »

About Nitrogen-Filled Tires?

Many service stations and car dealerships encourage consumers to have their tires filled with nitrogen instead of air. Fuel efficiency, tire maintenance and protecting the environment are cited as... Read More »

Do nitrogen-filled tires improve gas mileage?

There's currently no evidence to suggest that nitrogen-filled tires have any more impact on gas mileage than tires filled with regular air, which is already composed of about 80 percent nitrogen. H... Read More »

How to Use Nitrogen in Car Tires?

Using nitrogen to inflate car tires, rather than air, is becoming increasingly popular because there are benefits to the switch. Tires filled with nitrogen tend to lose pressure more slowly, which ... Read More »