How Long Do Brake Pads Last?

We all know that brakes are a vital component to keeping us safe whether we’re on Farmington Hills roads or making our way around Troy. But how long to brake pads last? Let’s take a look at how you can assess your brake life and the factors affecting it when and where you drive.

How Many Miles Do Brakes Last?

Brake pad life can vary for every vehicle, but when it comes to how long do brake pads last on average, it can usually be between 25,000 and 65,000 miles. While many vehicles will have their brakes wear out within this 40,000-mile range, others may last past 80,000 miles. Since this can be different from make and model, you should always follow your vehicle’s standard service intervals which also factor torque calculations and OEM specs into account. But there is more than just the model, torque, and OEM specs that affect your brake pads.

What Affects Brake Pad Life?

Aside from the design and makeup of your vehicle that can affect the quality of your brake pads, there are additional outside factors that can impact them. While some of these may be out of your control or in your control, it’s important to familiarize yourself with them to keep better tabs on how your brakes are functioning. These include:

  • Driving Habits: If you brake hard instead of pressing down softly or ride on the brakes instead of coasting to a stop, your brake pads won’t last as long.
  • Environment: Driving in the city means encountering traffic and lights, so you’ll brake more. Driving on the highway usually means longer brake life.
  • Brake Material: Wondering how long do ceramic brake pads last, carbon-ceramic brakes last longer than standard metal brakes, but can be more expensive. If you don’t already know, look into your brake material.

Have Your Brakes Inspected and Serviced at Tamaroff Nissan

When it’s time to get your brake pads replaced you can always rely on our dedicated service team to get you back on the road in no time. And, with our service specials, you can save even more on your next visit. You can even learn more about essential car maintenance like how to update Nissan Navigation Systems,  how to protect your car from the sun, how to wash a carremoving stickers from your car or preventing rust on your vehicle. Contact us today to schedule an appointment near Dearborn!

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Tamaroff Nissan
28585 Telegraph Rd.
Southfield, MI, 48034 United States
Tamaroff Nissan 42.497881, -83.2865974.