Auto Batteries & Tire Market Share Insights

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  • Which Retailers sell the most Tires and Batteries?

    Walmart, Auto Zone, and Discount Tire were the top 3 retailers in the US, representing 31% of the Tire and Battery market. TraQline survey methodology ensures all outlets and brands are represented in the share calculations.

  • Which two of the top 5 Brands have highest close rate for Tires and Batteries?

    Walmart had the highest close rate of the leading Tire and Battery brands. Michelin was second. 600,000 survey responses were collected in the past year to measure brand shares.

  • For Auto/Minivan Tires, what Brand has highest unit growth rate in past year?

    Of the leading brands for Auto/Minivan Tires, Bridgestone had the highest unit growth rate in the past year. TraQline survey is conducted every calendar quarter providing timely insights.

  • What's the impact of online buying in the Auto/Minivan Tire marketplace?

    26% of Auto/Minivan Tire buyers shopped online while 10% bought online. Online vs. brick splits are tracked for all retailers and brands.

  • How has the average price of Truck/SUV Tires changed over the past few years?

    The average price paid for Truck/SUV Tires was $754, up 25% versus three years ago. TraQline measures price paid by retailer, brand, feature, geography, demographic, etc.

  • Which gender buys Auto Batteries the most?

    66% of Auto Battery buyers were Male. TraQline goes beyond SKU information, collecting data on "who" is buying the products.

  • Who wins head-to-head when shopping at RETAILER #1 vs RETAILER #2 for Tires and Batteries?

    When Tire and Battery buyers shop at both Walmart and Auto Zone, Walmart wins 64% of the time. TraQline measures shopping behavior including stores shopped, walk rates, and more.

  • Who wins head-to-head when shopping both BRAND #1 and BRAND #2 for Tires and Batteries?

    When Tire and Battery buyers shop both Goodyear and Michelin, Goodyear wins 59% of the time. TraQline measures shopping behavior including stores shopped, walk rates, and more.

  • What are the top 2 reasons for brand purchase for Tires and Batteries?

    Competitive price and Quality product were the top 2 reasons for brand purchase in Tires and Batteries. TraQline measures purchase drivers such as why they purchased a brand at a retailer.

  • What are the top 2 reasons for store purchase for Tires and Batteries?

    Competitive price and Previous experience with store were the top 2 reasons for store purchase in Tires and Batteries. TraQline measures purchase drivers such as why they purchased a brand at a retailer.

  • Which state sells the most Tires and Batteries?

    Of those who bought Tires and Batteries, 10% are from Texas. With Geography as detailed as Zip+4, TraQline can help with door-to-door analysis and other geographic insights.

  • What was the most common make of vehicle to replace Auto/Minivan Tires?

    TOYOTA was the most common make of vehicle. TraQline can provide trends and insights on specific metrics of each product category.

Go Beyond Web and POS Data

TraQline gives you unparalleled insight into consumers’ minds. Our data marries technology and sound consumer insights research to help you make better decisions, faster.

Competitive Sales

  • Market Share​
  • Brand / Retailer Mix
  • Sales by price
  • Regional Performance
  • All Brands
  • All Retailers

Line Review

  • Retailer share
  • White space analysis
  • Popular features
  • Retailer weaknesses
  • Competitive weaknesses

Pricing Trends

  • 10 years of history
  • All brands / retailers
  • Online
  • Brick and Mortar
  • Feature Pricing

Online vs. Brick

  • All Brands
  • All Retailers
  • Price Differences
  • Amazon vs. Best Buy
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Shopping Trends

  • Why Bought Brand
  • Stores bought
  • Showrooming
  • # Stores Shopped
  • Why bought store
  • Brand shopped but not bought

No other source can match TraQline’s depth of coverage and reliability

100

%
Market Coverage

105

Brands Reported

166

Retailers Reported

617

K
Category Purchases

Auto Tire & Batteries Insights from TraQline’s Q3 2021 Data

Each quarter, TraQline surveys go in-depth to find out what makes a particular product stand out. Our research uncovers WHY consumers buy and what features are most important to customers.

  1. Average Price Paid for Tire and Battery was $430. This was up 14% from last year and up 16% for 5 years ago.
  2. Of the online Tire and Battery purchases, 49% were shipped to store. 49% had it shipped to their home.
  3. Goodyear and Michelin had highest consideration rates of all of the brands.
  4. Goodyear had the highest online purchase rate of any of the leading brands.
  5. Auto Zone has gained dollar share the past 5 consecutive years.
  6. Baby Boomers' top two favorite retailers are Costco and Discount Tire.
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Auto Tire & Batteries categories measured by TraQline

  • Auto/Minivan Tires
  • Truck/SUV Tires
  • Auto Battery
  • Automobile Jack
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Defend Competitive Threats

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Uncover Purchase Motivation

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Track Regional and National Players

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Prepare for Line Reviews

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Compare Online vs. Brick & Mortar Sales

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