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Why Do New Tires Smell?


Why Do New Tires Smell?

Stack of new tires – Many products have a unique smell when you first use them that eventually fades. Tires are no exception. Tires are well known for having a strong smell when they are first put on your car due to what goes into them and the process of making them.


Everyone knows that strong smell of melting rubber. According to the website Drivers, tires contain 14 to 16 different kinds of rubber in various combinations that allow for different kinds of traction, structure and heat resistance.