Are you getting the best bang for your buck when it comes to buying tires?

HOUSTON – Houston drivers move at breakneck speed. When it's time to replace your tires, who slows down to comparison shop? We did.

KPRC 2 consumer expert Amy Davis secret-shopped seven retailers, comparing the price of new tires for a 2016 Honda Pilot.

Here is what we found when we compared the price for BF Goodrich Advantage Sport tires at all seven retailers:

  • Costco:
    • $177.99 each/ $711.96 for a set of 4
  • Discount Tire:
    • $178. Each/ $712 for a set of 4
  • Pep Boys:
    • $177.99 each/ $711.96 for a set of 4
  • NTB:
    • $178.99 each/ $715.96 for a set of 4
  • Sam’s Club:
    • $177.99 each/ $711.96 for a set of 4
  • Tire Rack:
    • $177.99 each/ $711.96 for a set of 4
  • Walmart:
    • $177.99 each/ $711.96 for a set of 4

Clearly, competition is fierce in the tire industry, but when it comes to the installation, we noticed a bigger spread in price and extras offered. 
 
Best Value for your money:

Sam’s Club

This warehouse club charges $15 for each tire, $60 to install all four tires. Our installation cost would be $771.96.

Included in the price, you also get:


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