Tires may wear out prematurely on Toyota Prius

Premature tire wear is an concern due to the soft rubber compounds specified for original equipment tires. Our technicians tell us that most owners have changed to better wearing tires but fuel mileage has suffered as a result.

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Average mileage: 89,333 (28,000–210,000)
5 model years affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2007, more2008
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2008 Toyota Prius28,000
Tires worn out, had to replace. Cudn't find easily. Cost me $700 for a set from dealer.
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