What are the disadvantages of nitrogen filled tires?
Nitrogen in tyres: Disadvantages
It’s more expensive than normal air or oxygen, which you can even fill up free of cost. Maintenance: You have to maintain the nitrogen-filled tyres, which can be tricky at times. You cannot fill normal air once you start using nitrogen.
Why do dealerships charge for nitrogen in tires?
Many dealers and repair shops charge $50 to $100 extra for nitrogen inflation which is supposed to be better for our tires than regular air, because the tire inflation will be more stable across temperature, and the larger molecules mean the nitrogen will not leak out of the tires as quickly as air does.
What are the disadvantages of nitrogen?
- Nitrogen inflation is quite costly when compared to oxygen.
- Maintenance of nitrogen filled tyres is also quite tricky because once you have filled nitrogen inside your tyres, it is necessary that you have to use only nitrogen whenever you are up for an air filling.