Tyre Suppliers In South Africa

What is a Tyre?

A tire or tyre is a ring-shaped component that surrounds a wheel’s rim to transfer a vehicle’s load from the axle through the wheel to the ground and to provide traction on the surface over which the wheel travels

Tyre Suppliers In South Africa

South Africa’s four tyre manufacturers – Goodyear, Bridgestone, Continental and Sumitomo (Dunlop) are all owned by international tyre companies with extensive global footprints.

These four manufacturers supply tyres to automakers and the tyre replacement market and they send consignments to other parts of Africa.

Other suppliers In South Africa

Used Tyres South Africa

Address: 90 Old Pretoria Rd, Halfway House Estate, Midrand, 1685, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4:30 pm

Phone: +27 87 723 8443

Dunlop Head Office Morningside – Sumitomo Rubber South Africa

Address: 892 Umgeni Rd, Morningside, Durban, 4068, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4:30 pm

Phone: +27 31 242 1111

Auto & Truck Tyres (Head Office)

Address: 5 Bezuidenhout Rd, Wadeville, Germiston, 1422, South Africa

Areas served: Gauteng and nearby areas

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 86 999 0107

Apollo Tyres Africa (Pty) Ltd

Address: 33 Oxford Business Park, 3 Bauhinia St, Highveld Techno Park, Centurion, 0046, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 4:30 pm

Phone: +27 11 064 0600

Pro Tyre Products

Address: Unit 23, 8 Reed Pl, Maxmead, Durban, 3601, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 31 702 1162

Royal Bus and Truck Tyres (Benoni)

Address: 14 Bolton St, Benoni South, Benoni, 1500, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 81 737 2713

Continental Tyre SA (Pty) Ltd

Address: 57 Joyner Rd, Prospecton, 4110, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 31 912 3425

What is the average price of Tyres in South Africa?

You’ll pay around R800 per replacement tyre if you go for one of the unknown brand names. But if you want to stick to something like a Continental or Dunlop tyre, expect to pay around R1100 per tyre, depending on the retailer.

How many Tyres are sold in South Africa?

In South Africa, an average of 13 million new tyres are sold each year (DFFE, 2022) through between 1400 and 2000 registered dealerships. At the same time, Jenkin (2022) estimates that 12 million tyres, or 312,780 tonnes, are entering South Africa’s waste stream annually.

Why are tyres so expensive in South Africa?

Due to international trade regulations, tyres could become much more expensive in South Africa. Increasing tyre prices could force some users to delay replacing worn tyres, especially in the taxi and transport applications, where safety is an ongoing issue.

How long do tyres last in South Africa?

Once your tyres have been on your car for five years, Dunlop recommends having them inspected properly at least once a year.

Age deteriorates your tyres regardless of whether or not you drive on them, and it is recommended to get them replaced at the very least every ten years, even if they don’t look worn.

What are the import duties on tyres in South Africa?

SATMC initially asked for anti-dumping duties ranging between 7% and 69%, however, the highest final anti-dumping duty levied on Chinese imported tyres is 43.6%.

A product is ‘dumped’ in South Africa if the landed cost (in SA) is less than the price customers in China pay for it.