Working at the Ken Ganley Kia service center, we get a lot of questions from new customers and random auto buyers around Brunswick. A lot of the more frequent ones we’ve heard are related to the lifespan of braking parts. Stuff like “How long should brake pads last?”, “How long do ceramic brake pads last?”, etc. When we receive such questions often, we want to provide answers.
As a result, we’ve put together a guide on how long brake pads should last and what kind of wear and tear is expected. If you have standard brake pads, perhaps you can find out about upgrading to ceramic brake pads. Especially before you ask “How long do ceramic brake pads last?” Read on to learn more and call us at 330-721-9500 or online to schedule an appointment.
For those who are aware, brake pads are the parts of your braking system that makes direct contact with brake rotors, causing friction to slow down your vehicle while driving the streets of Brunswick. The friction and heat caused by it, especially the reaction caused by this will eventually necessitate replacement.
Multiple factors can increase or decrease how much your brake pads will begin to wear down. How hard you apply the brake pedal is completely within your control. In contrast, less controllable factors, including outside temperatures and road conditions, can do a lot of damage to your brake pads. So in answering the question, “How long should brake pads last?,” it depends on multiple factors. All of the following have an impact, positive or negative, on the wear and tear:
With all of that information, brake pads do have a different burnoff rate when it comes to your Kia model and model. Also the brand and quality of your brake pads will have an impact on how long those brake pads last. It should be noted that an average pair of brake pads will last around 20,000 miles on the lower end. Some can last as long as 75,000 miles on the other side.
If you’re going up the price ladder, the most resilient and strongest material is that of ceramic brake pads. Found primarily on high performance and luxury cars, ceramic brake pads can last a long time. They can last up to 75,000 miles.
Now that we’ve summed up how long should brake pads last, why not get those brakes checked out at Ken Ganley Kia? For more information, check out our parts specials or order genuine OEM Kia parts from our dealership. If you need tires, we also have those as well, call us with any questions you might have. We’ll see you soon at Ken Ganley Kia in Medina.
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