McGrath Honda of St. Charles
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How Do I Know When to Replace My Tires?

How Do I Know When to Replace My Tires?

We'll Find the Ideal Set for Your Ride!

At McGrath Honda of St. Charles, we want to keep you and your vehicle on the road for a very long time. We accomplish this not only by selling spectacular vehicles, but also by providing you with top-tier service! Today, we’re going to help show you how you can tell when you need to replace your tires.

The Penny Test

You always want to be mindful of the state your tires are in. These are the four points of contact between your vehicle and the pavement, and are thus critical to your safety and your vehicle’s performance. If you want to see how your tires seem to be doing, we’d suggest performing a quick, simple inspection from your home. All you have to do is grab a penny out of your wallet and place it into the groove on the tire with Lincoln facing downward—we’d suggest doing this in the spot where your tire appears to be the most worn. If you’re able to see the top of his head, then the treads are nearing the end of their lifespan and the grooves are far too shallow. If a large part of the penny sinks in instead, then you know that you still have some mileage left in your set.

Service

Although the penny test is a great cursory way to check, you can also keep track of your vehicle’s mileage since you last installed your tires. A set will typically last you three to four years and thousands upon thousands of miles, but the smartest way to keep track is to consult documents for the specific brand you purchased. Once it’s been a suitable amount of time, it’ll be time to come to our service bay for an inspection and a replacement. You can kick back in our lounge and we’ll replace your old set with a fresh, new one of your choosing. You can check our Parts Specials to see if there might be any great discounts waiting for you!  

Online Features

We know that it’s not always convenient to bring your vehicle into our dealership, which is why we do our best to provide you with a wide breadth of online tools to utilize. If you go to our online Service Department, you’ll find a virtual shop that has almost everything you could access when seeing us in person! You can visit online and make inquiries about your automobile via our Ask a Tech form, then order parts or schedule an appointment.

If you’ve been wondering, “How do I know when to replace my tires,” we hope that this quick guide has given you the answer! Join us at McGrath Honda of St. Charles soon to tackle the road with greater confidence.


Contact Information


McGrath St Charles Service Hours

630.797.4570
Monday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sunday Closed

Testimonials

Naureen Merrani-Ali
Naureen Merrani-Ali
GOOGLE
1-17-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Excellent customer service with the best deals in town! These people don't play around nor do they waste your time with any tacky gimmicks! They are very professional, well informed and don't make you feels rushed. We were helped by Aldo, Sam, Tom and Nate (Sales and Finance depts). Our family definitely recommends Mcgrath Honda St. Charles. Ask for Sam or Aldo if possible otherwise anyone there will be perfect to help you!

Nazaria Tostado
Nazaria Tostado
GOOGLE
1-16-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

(Translated by Google) The service excellently (Original) El servicio excelentemente

Amy Schoen
Amy Schoen
GOOGLE
1-16-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Riley Ward
Riley Ward
GOOGLE
1-16-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Brought my car in for service and Esteban greeted me right when I walked in the door. I was busy, but he kept me updated on my car throughout the day and went through my vehicle inspection over the phone. Could not be more helpful and easy!

Kirk Fisher
Kirk Fisher
GOOGLE
1-16-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Had some tire pressure issues - Chris Resnick took care of the issue in a prompt and friendly way . I appreciate the great service

"Bryan Salas was referred to me and for good reason - he..."

Sue
DEALERRATER
1-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Bryan Salas was referred to me and for good reason - he does a fantastic job. Bryan was so very helpful to answer all my questions and concerns. I felt like he treated me with courtesy and respect. He is the "go to guy" !!

"Prompt and complete"

L.B.
DEALERRATER
1-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I have never been disappointed with McGrath Honda of St. Charles. I have received great service from the time I purchased my vehicle here. All the service team members have been prompt, efficient and reliable. L. B.

"Bryan was excellent. I had a challenging situation with..."

janbednarz
DEALERRATER
1-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Bryan was excellent. I had a challenging situation with needing to find a safe and reliable car quickly. I have a great fun car and love it!

"Bryan Salas was most helpful and thorough. He answered..."

Sue
DEALERRATER
1-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Bryan Salas was most helpful and thorough. He answered all my questions and concerns. Bryan helped me find a car I'm happy to own.

Ryan Rimkus
Ryan Rimkus
GOOGLE
1-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Had the best experience trading in my vehicle from another brand. Well done! Highly recommended!

Pavan Kumar
Pavan Kumar
GOOGLE
1-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
juan R
juan R
GOOGLE
1-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star
Derek Jensen
Derek Jensen
GOOGLE
1-15-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

They have been honest with their assessments on our vehicle and the last time I took it in, I believe I only waited 20 minutes for a tire rotation and oil change which was pretty awesome.

Rosa Vargas
Rosa Vargas
GOOGLE
1-14-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Jane Orr
Jane Orr
GOOGLE
1-14-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

My service was fine. The work was done on time and thoroughly.

"McGrath Honda of St Charles has been an amazing..."

kbarstatis
DEALERRATER
1-14-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

McGrath Honda of St Charles has been an amazing dealership to work with since the day I bought my car. The process of buying my car went very smoothly. When I go in for any service (oil change, tire replacement) I’m always approached as person and not a customer. They are efficient and quick with the service they provide and Joselin and I always get a chance to catch up when I come in. I would DEFINITELY recommend this dealership to whoever is looking for fantastic service and great deals on a Honda.

Jalal Zareie
Jalal Zareie
GOOGLE
1-14-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

"Service"

JONATHAN.GRIPE
DEALERRATER
1-14-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

They did a great job, as always and respected my time. I look forward to the next time that I will need to be able to come in.

"Steve Huber, Mike Castro,and everyone else are awesome!"

beckwith30
DEALERRATER
1-14-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Saint Charles Honda team is great and have always helped me with what I need. STEVE HUBER, MIKE CASTRO, are awesome and very good at what they do. Dan Pippel was also great!

John VanderSchuit
John VanderSchuit
GOOGLE
1-14-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Had the best car buying experience of my life there recently. Life has been a little tough for me lately and I've been going through some major changes in work, finances, family, etc. I was looking to get into a more practical vehicle that is easier to maintain and can last a very long time. Honda makes the best engines in the world and the K24 is some of their best work. Found a one-owner / no-accident / no-damage / 2005 CR-V EX AWD that was in great condition and that McGrath had done plenty of work on. Only needs little minor things like a transmission fluid change, a 194 bulb, and a pulley needing aligning. I won't get into specifics of the financials of the car buying experience with them, but let's just say they helped me out. They're kind people. Will be getting my next vehicle from them.

andy patel
andy patel
GOOGLE
1-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Ishan Bhatt
Ishan Bhatt
GOOGLE
1-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Better experience than any other Honda dealer so far. My Service Adviser Chris was Great and thorough.

"exceeded expectations"

sgrossen
DEALERRATER
1-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Super friendly, professional and quick. I came in as a walk-in customer with a minor, somewhat urgent problem. I was given prompt attention and left feeling my business was important.

"I love my car!! This is the 3rd car I've bought from..."

GoodieGood
DEALERRATER
1-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I love my car!! This is the 3rd car I've bought from this dealer. I had a great experience and my car is still running fine. My salesmen, Dave Gurtler was nice and patient with me. He took the time to listen and provide the car I was looking for. I would definitely buy from McGrath Honda again.

"oil change/tire rotation"

pmcgrew
DEALERRATER
1-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

very friendly went over pricing and what needed to be done. Offered coffee in clean waiting room. After oil change was done they went over other things on the car that needed attention Didn't take longer than was quoted

"Mike Castro made my visit perfect! After 3 horrible..."

LAURIELABRIOLA
DEALERRATER
1-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Mike Castro made my visit perfect! After 3 horrible visits I have a renewed faith in McGrath Service Dept. Laurie and Joe Labriola West Chicago,Ill.

"Always have great customer service. The coffee machine is..."

angelramosjr13
DEALERRATER
1-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Always have great customer service. The coffee machine is fantastic. I will recommend family and friends to purchase a vehicle from the great knowledgeable staff.

"Great customer service, friendly and over all great..."

Raul
DEALERRATER
1-13-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great customer service, friendly and over all great communication explaining things to us on what was done & recommendation on car! No long wait on car.

Arif Aftab
Arif Aftab
GOOGLE
1-12-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

I really enjoyed working with McGrath Honda. Entire process was very seamless from very professional salesperson Moses to Sales manager George to finance manager. They treated my family with utmost respect and were very kind and went extra mile to make us happy with our buying experience. The car we arrived in at dealership, when I stepped out of the car, I noticed tire was going flat from something I must have picked up on the way to dealership. Dealership even put air in the tire for me and even offered their indoor service department so I can change spare tire since it was very cold outside even though it was after hours and service department was closed. Again thank you Moses and George for this Excellent and above and beyond service.

"Joselin was amazing! Got us the best deal. So personable..."

katieh
DEALERRATER
1-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Joselin was amazing! Got us the best deal. So personable & got us in/out in no time! I highly recommend her! Honda is the best!

McGrath Honda of St Charles has been an amazing...

kbarstatis
CARS
1-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

McGrath Honda of St Charles has been an amazing dealership to work with since the day I bought my car. The process of buying my car went very smoothly. When I go in for any service (oil change, tire replacement) I'm always approached as person and not a customer. They are efficient and quick with the service they provide and Joselin and I always get a chance to catch up when I come in. I would DEFINITELY recommend this dealership to whoever is looking for fantastic service and great deals on a Honda.

"Everyone excellent Brent worst ever hope to speak to..."

dr7
DEALERRATER
1-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Everyone excellent Brent worst ever hope to speak to owner of that dealership, go to maxewell Rude unprofessional cocky and useless Jocelyn was awesome & so helpful So was every finance guy

Tom Ferguson
Tom Ferguson
GOOGLE
1-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star
Grant Razee
Grant Razee
GOOGLE
1-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Everyone excellent Brent worst ever hope to speak to...

dr7
CARS
1-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Everyone excellent Brent worst ever hope to speak to owner of that dealership, go to maxewell Rude unprofessional cocky and useless Jocelyn was awesome & so helpful So was every finance guy

Joselin was amazing! Got us the best deal. So personable...

katieh
CARS
1-11-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Joselin was amazing! Got us the best deal. So personable & got us in/out in no time! I highly recommend her! Honda is the best!

"Not your Normal dealer, Buy/Service Here. "

rubin1
DEALERRATER
1-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

From start to finish with purchase, nothing but happy, helpful and friendly employees. Every step of the way, was excellent service. Changed my outlook on car buying excperience.

Kirsten Lentz
Kirsten Lentz
GOOGLE
1-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Blake Torphy made car buying so painless. Highly recommend seeing him if you’re in the market!

Neal Golyshko
Neal Golyshko
GOOGLE
1-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Great dealership to work with! I've bought both current vehicles here because they provide great service without the pressure like other dealerships. Working with Moses Brima was great! He did a awesome job of explaining everything with the cars as we test drove them. He's super patient and he and the entire McGrath Honda Team really went out of their way to help us great a GREAT deal that was better than other Honda dealerships in the area! We are a complete Honda family now and will continue to come back to McGrath Honda of St. Charles for future vehicle purchases!

R Coduto
R Coduto
GOOGLE
1-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

"The dealership is user friendly! I usually HATE buying..."

Lisa C
DEALERRATER
1-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

The dealership is user friendly! I usually HATE buying cars . Ed Radziewicz listened to my needs and actually surprised me , coming up with a plan to get me out of my old car into a new one I never thought of . Thanks ! Love my car

"Amazing experience, bought a second vehicle because of it"

rubin1
DEALERRATER
1-10-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

From start to finish with purchase, nothing but happy, helpful and friendly employees. Every step of the way, was excellent service. Changed my outlook on car buying excperience. Amazing experience, bought a second vehicle because of it 6 days later.

"Best car buying experience I have ever had Facility was..."

gjoxyz
DEALERRATER
1-9-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Best car buying experience I have ever had Facility was clean .... staff very knowledgable and professional Negotiation was professional and fair I highly recommend this dealership

"Oil change and various car maintenace service on 2018 Civic"

GERALDF5665
DEALERRATER
1-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Always receive professional service and everything is explained in detail. If my service person can find a coupon to use on my visit they do...

"This dealership is clean and well presentable. However..."

amankalia
DEALERRATER
1-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

This dealership is clean and well presentable. However value for others time is missing. They have great deals for vehicles both new and used but less for service related.

"Dealership is great. Waiting 2.5 hours for a..."

eanson75
DEALERRATER
1-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Empty Star

Dealership is great. Waiting 2.5 hours for a prescheduled appointment for an oil change and new battery isn’t. I will never understand the crazy long turn around times for what should be a quick (1hour tops) appointment.

"Great work - thanks"

joesiok
DEALERRATER
1-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Carlos was really great to work with - communicated well along the way and helped me understand what was going on. I'll definitely come back for service.

"Purchased of 2019 CR-V"

teodoromercado
DEALERRATER
1-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

Excellent service by Darek Smorczewski and Jason Landgraf. Darek explained very well to me and wife all the features of the CR-V. We're not ready to buy a new car then yet, but Darek was able to convince my wife and myself to buy it. Jason did a great job as well in the financing.

Great Communication from Salesman

GRANTRAZEE
CARS
1-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

A lot of honest communication all around from sales and finance on availability, options and cost. Very little haggling, just good conversation about what we both wanted.

My appointment started on time. Service was completed in...

lisa.a.mcgregor
CARS
1-8-2020
Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star Full Star

My appointment started on time. Service was completed in a timely manner, and a detailed inspection was reviewed with me before I left the dealership.

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