My front tyres are cracked - do I need to replace them?

My Peugeot 3008 has Michelin 205/55 R19 tyres. Despite only 10,000 miles the the front ones show cracking on the outside treads. Are they safe to drive with?

Asked on 16 April 2024 by william hutchison

Answered by David Ross
A cracked tyre is potentially dangerous and a possible MoT failure, so we would recommend replacing them as soon as possible. Cracking can occur regardless of mileage and is usually due to exposure to UV from the sun or extremes of temperature. If the rear tyres are not cracked however they can continue to be used.
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