Buy Run Flat Tyres Online with Protyre

At Protyre, we stock run flat tyres from the biggest brands on the market, including Continental, Goodyear, Michelin, Pirelli and more. If you’re looking for new and reliable run flat tyres, you’ve come to the right place!

If you need advice on choosing the best RFT tyres for your vehicle, get in touch with your local Protyre garage. In the meantime, you can order quality new tyres here online.

Find the best run flat tyres for your car

Buy run flat tyres with our quick and easy tyre finder. We're proud to offer fantastic RFT tyre deals on many trusted brands, with all prices including fitting at your local Protyre garage.

Depending on which tyres you choose, we could even fit them on the same day! Our comprehensive range includes premium, mid-range and budget tyres. So, whether you're looking for cheap run flat tyres or a high-end set, enter your vehicle registration number to get started.

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How to buy run flat tyres online

At Protyre, we’ve made buying run flat tyres simple. You can order yours in a few easy steps:

·        Step 1: Enter your car registration into the box on this page and we’ll show you the best run flat tyres for your vehicle.

·        Step 2: Select the Protyre garage where you’d like to get your RFT tyres fitted. We have 180+ garages across the UK, so you'll find one nearby.

Step 3: Choose a suitable date and time. Depending on the tyres you choose, we could fit them on the same day. Perfect for getting back on the road as soon as possible!

How to find the correct run flat tyre size for your car

The best run flat tyres for your car will be determined by the type of vehicle you own and the conditions you’ll be driving in, plus your usual driving speed and style.

We've written a guide to choosing tyre size to help you find the right set of run flats. The quickest way to find the correct RFT tyre size for your vehicle is to enter your registration in our search tool. However, you can also find the sizing information written:

·        On the sidewall of your current set of tyres

·        Inside your vehicle's handbook or manual

·        On a sticker inside the driver's side door jamb

Search for your run flat tyres by brand

Select a brand logo to find the full range of car tyres available at any Protyre garage. You can filter by tyre size or registration number to help you find the correct tyres for your vehicle.

Choosing the right tyres

When searching for the perfect tyre for your vehicle, it's important to consider the various tyre types available. Premium car tyres offer superior performance and durability for a smooth, comfortable ride. For added safety, run flat car tyres allow you to continue driving even after a puncture. Depending on the season, summer car tyres provide excellent handling and grip in warm weather conditions, while winter car tyres are designed to maintain traction on snowy and icy roads.

Selecting the right tyre variant depends on your specific driving needs, preferences, and local climate. Whether you prioritize high performance, run flat capability, or seasonal specialization, our tyre variant pages offer in-depth information to help you make the best choice for your vehicle. Explore the features and benefits of a premium car tyre, run flat car tyre, summer car tyre, and winter car tyre to find the perfect match for your driving style.

Choosing a brand

Choosing a reputable tyre brand is essential for ensuring quality, reliability, and performance. Leading brands such as Michelin tyres, Pirelli tyres, Bridgestone tyres, Continental tyres, Dunlop tyres, Falken tyres, and Goodyear tyres offer a wide range of tyre options to suit various vehicle types and driving conditions. Other notable brands include BF Goodrich tyres, General tyres, GT Radial tyres , Hankook tyres, Runway tyres, Sumitomo tyres, and Toyo tyres among others.

Each tyre brand has its own unique features, technologies, and reputation. By researching and comparing different brands, you can find the one that best aligns with your specific needs and preferences. Our tyre brand pages provide detailed information on each manufacturer, helping you make an educated choice for your vehicle. Discover the advantages of BF Goodrich tyre, Bridgestone tyre, Continental tyre, Dunlop tyre, Falken tyre, General tyre, Goodyear tyre, GT Radial tyre , Hankook tyre, Michelin tyre, Pirelli tyre, Runway tyre, Sumitomo tyre, and Toyo tyre to find the perfect match for your vehicle.

Why buy run flat tyres with Protyre?

At Protyre, we're serious about providing quality run flat tyres to a wide range of drivers. We offer premium and budget tyre models at fantastic prices from some of the biggest industry names.

Our clients matter to us, too. We offer a great experience for you online – and here are a few reasons why you can rely on our team at our workshops:

·        We offer same-day run flat tyres fittings on hundreds of car and van tyres. Or, if you prefer, you can choose a convenient fitting date instead.

·        Our team provides helpful, friendly service at your local Protyre garage.

·        Our ‘Excellent’ rating on Trustpilot shows that we go above and beyond for our customers.

·        With 180+ UK garages, you can be confident that we've got quality RFT tyres near you.

If you have any questions about run flat tyres, please call us on 0330 818 5201. Our help and advice section is packed with information on tyres, wheels, engines and everything in between.

Run flat tyres for sale with Protyre

We stock a wide variety of run flat tyres from leading brands including Michelin, Continental, Bridgestone, Falken, Goodyear and Pirelli. No matter your budget, you'll find quality tyres at great prices here.

We've put symbols next to each RFT tyre type to tell you whether that model is suited to cars, 4x4s, vans and extra loads, plus summer or winter conditions. You’ll also be able to see if they're classed as a budget, mid-range or premium option.

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Run flat tyres: FAQs

What is a run flat tyre?

Most newer cars are equipped with run flat tyres, which are manufactured with stronger, reinforced sidewalls that prevent them from collapsing when punctured. This means you can continue driving, carefully and at lower speeds, until you reach a garage for a replacement.

This makes run flat tyres a desirable option for many car owners. But they do have some disadvantages and are not recommended for all vehicles. We explain more about how they work in our handy guide to run flat tyres.

How do I choose the right run flat tyres?

No matter your requirements and vehicle type, we aim to make sure that you choose the right run flats. Overall, the best run flat tyres for you will be determined by several factors, including:

·        The type of vehicle you own

·        The weight of your load

·        The weather conditions you’ll be driving in

·        Your speed and handling

To get started, enter your vehicle registration and we’ll show you which tyres fit your car. Then, add your postcode to see the next available fitting at your local garages. After that, you can book and use our secure checkout to pay for your tyres, with fitting at your chosen garage guaranteed.

Are run flat tyres any good?

Yes! From the trusty Bridgestone Turanza T005, ideal for summer driving in both wet and dry conditions, to the Potenza, which maintains great control in wet weather, run flat tyres are as versatile as they are beneficial.

The Blizzak range has great responsiveness and reliability in cold conditions and is often seen on the BMW X5 and X6, as well as the Mini Cooper, Toyota Sienna and Lexus IS. We also stock Falken run flat tyres that offer exceptional value for money and are available in an XL version, ideal for heavily laden vehicles.

Is fixing a run flat tyre possible?

Whether it's a nail in the sidewall or a collapse after hitting a pothole, the short answer is no.

Tyre manufacturers recommend that you replace your run flat tyres if they're damaged. This is because the reinforced structure and sidewalls make it difficult to spot any secondary damage. At Protyre, we always choose replacing over fixing a run flat tyre.

How much do run flat tyres cost?

Run flat tyres can cost around the same as equivalent conventional car tyres. But you might expect to pay more for a run flat tyre from brands specialising in sports performance, extra load or winter conditions.

Are run flat tyres noisy?

You might have heard that run flat tyres provide a harder and noisier ride. However, this depends on the brand and vehicle combination. Some tyre manufacturers use a softer rubber to offset noise, which can translate to a slightly quicker wear rate.

Generally, run flat tyres have a stiffer and heavier sidewall so, yes, this can cause a noisier drive.

How do I know if my vehicle needs run flat tyres?

The easiest way to find out is to check your owner’s manual, as this should tell you the type of tyres your vehicle is fitted with. If you do have run flat tyres, it should also explain the tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), which lets you know when tyres lose pressure due to a puncture.

The best run flat tyres are so good at supporting the car that you might not even notice if you get a puncture – but this puts you at risk. For this reason, you should never use run flat car tyres unless your vehicle has a TPMS.

Many brands also mark their tyres so you can visibly see that they are run flat. They may simply say “run flat” on the side or have codes such as RFT for run flat tyre – but this will vary by brand. Check out our handy guide if you’d like to find out more about how to identify run flat tyres.

Can you switch between run flat and normal tyres?

If your car was factory-shipped with run flat tyres, most manufacturers recommend that you continue to use them. In our experience, most vehicles can switch to conventional tyres, but some need a few tweaks. If you’re planning to make this change, we can contact the manufacturer to check for you – so it’s best to get in touch with us first.

Run flat tyres: Our advice

Not sure about the best way to look after your new tyres, or need some more help when buying run flat tyres online? At Protyre, we’ve put together a comprehensive help and advice section. Here, you can find information to help you get the most out of your new tyres.

When do I need new tyres?

Working out when you need new run flat tyres can be tricky. Plus, it can feel difficult to pick a new set since there are so many brands and models to choose from. Luckily, we've written a complete guide to help you decide when to get new tyres, based on your driving style, habits and mileage.

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Can you drive on a flat tyre?

It’s never worth trying to see how far you can drive on a flat tyre. Even if your run flat tyres allow you to keep moving, you still need to get home safely. With over two million tyres fitted each year, our experts at Protyre have helpful advice on how far you can drive on run flat tyres in the event of a puncture.

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Why shouldn't I buy part-worn tyres?

We only sell new tyres – part-worn tyres are not included in our range. If you’re still weighing up the pros and cons, learn the differences first. We’ve written about part-worn tyres to help you learn about the risks involved so you can make an informed choice.

Why avoid part-worn?