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News   May 27, 2009   by CARS Magazine

Firestone Tire & Automotive Centres Prosper With New Tire and Valuable Service

MISSISSAUGA, Ontario (May 26, 2009) – With the tough economy challenging consumers to seek great value with maximum performance, The Firestone Tire & Automotive Centres of the GTA are excited to now be adding the Firestone Affinity Touring tire to their product line-up.


The Firestone Affinity Touring tire is engineered to deliver a quiet and comfortable ride for today’s touring vehicle – in wet or dry weather conditions. With its rounder shape providing better balance and its two steel-belt construction providing resistance to cuts and abrasions, the Affinity lives up to its reputation for long life and even wear. The Firestone Affinity Touring tire is designed for touring vehicles including the Toyota Corolla, Nissan Altima, Honda Civic and Hyundai Elantra.


“Our automotive centres in the GTA are prospering despite the economic slump. Our customers are recognizing that taking good care of their vehicles now will end up saving them money in the long-term and help prevent their vehicles from breaking down,” said Pat Stallone, Firestone & Automotive Centres representative. “Consumers are looking to save money and still get a world-class quality tire so that’s why we’re excited about adding the Firestone Affinity Touring tire to our product line-up. It really gives customers the blend of value and performance they’re looking for right now.” Pat concluded.


The Firestone Affinity Touring tire has a 115,000 kilometre limited treadwear warranty and is available in S-, T- and H-speed ratings, has a UTQG of 560AB and is offered in 17 sizes from 14 to 17 inch.


The Firestone Affinity Touring tire comes with the Gold Pledge Limited Warranty, which provides limited duration replacement with comparable new Firestone tire at no charge (excluding taxes and disposal fees) if your Firestone tire becomes unserviceable due to a manufacturing defect in workmanship or material.


The tire also comes with the Buy & Try 30-Day Guarantee, which allows a consumer to receive a full refund or exchange if he or she is not pleased with the tire for any reason within 30 days of purchase (proof of purchase date is required). Certain restrictions and limitations may apply, so consumers should check with their retailers for complete details and conditions.


The Firestone Tire & Automotive Centres offer maintenance, tires and repairs. They carry an extensive line of tires to suit a variety of consumer needs at a competitive price.


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