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No joke, no Smoke. Your Jaguar owner’s manual really says this: Do NOT rotate your tires. Seriously, it ways not to.

I’ve had a FWD car all my driving life until now. Always invested in winter tires for the car, and always let my dealer or tire supplier rotate my tires for me each year or so.

I GUESS I will reluctantly follow the Jaguar instructions,… but what do you owners think about this? Did you know Jaguar says don’t rotate on the XE? Do you feel okay following it, or are you a religious “even treadwear” advocate?
Anyone know any facts that would make a European car maker tell you NOT to rotate your tires?
 

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LOL, not a troll thread. It’s the real deal.

IF you have the top-tier model XE, THEN you have staggered wheel set. But the base 2017 through tier-2 2017 has same size tires all the way around. Mine is the Prestige (tier-3). Some drivers in the UK sites argue that the 51-49 distribution of weight makes the tires so equally loaded that they essentially WEAR equally over a 2-4 year period of time.
I’m a bit skeptical of that, since with a great performance car and an adept driver, the front wheels and back wheels are not enduring the same stresses and same constant jobs during the drivie. So would they really WEAR in the same way and to the same degree after a year of good driving?

Anyway, more and more modern car makers are saying in the instructions, “do NOT rotate the tires", even on the models with the same proportion tires front to back.
 
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