Tire Rack.com
Refine By
Category:
 
Tires (74)
 
Advice (47)
 
 
 

Price Range:
 
 
 
 
 

Brand:
 
 
Kumho (20)
 
Michelin (12)
 
Dunlop (1)
 
 



Related Categories: Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Asymmetrical Tires | Directional Tires Backwards | Directional Tires | Symmetrical Tires | Asymmetric Rotation | Directional Tire Rotation | Directional Tread | Dws Direction | Dws Rotation

View: Grid | List
Sort by: popularity | lowest price | highest price

Symmetric, Asymmetric, Directional, Unidirectional - What Does This Mean?

Symmetric, Asymmetric, Directional, Unidirectional - What Does This Mean?


pattern. Tires featuring symmetric tread patterns allow using multiple tire rotation patterns. Two of our highest rated all-season tires with a symmetrical tread pattern are the Michelin Primacy MXV4 and Hankook Optimo H727. Michelin Primacy MXV4 Hankook Optimo H727 Asymmetric Tread Pattern An asymmetric

Related Products: Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Dws Direction | Asymmetrical Tires
 

Symmetrical, Asymmetrical or Directional??


…of two of the tires running backward when looking at the tread but have the outside sidewall mounted out the tire is mounted correctly. Below are examples of asymmetrical tread patterns: Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric Continental ExtremeContact DWS

Related Products: Directional Tires Backwards | Dws Direction | Asymmetrical Tires
 
Are my Asymmetric Tires Running Backwards?

Are my Asymmetric Tires Running Backwards?


…excited over the tread pattern of their newly purchased asymmetric tires. While I agree the look of the grooves would lead you to have them pointing in a downward direction during rotation, the reality is there isn't a significant enough of difference for it to matter. With an asymmetric design you need…

Related Products: Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Directional Tires Backwards | Asymmetrical Tires
 

Tread Patterns


tread blocks across the tire’s entire tread face where both inboard and outboard halves feature the same pattern. Tires featuring symmetric tread patterns allow the use of multiple tire rotation patterns. Continental ContiProContact Michelin Pilot HX MXM4 Asymmetric Tread Patterns An asymmetric pattern

Related Products: Dws Rotation | Contiprocontact Directional | Dws Direction
 

Tire Tech Information - Tire Tread Patterns


tread blocks, circumferential and lateral grooves, as well as the thin sipes molded into the tread to fine-tune noise, handling, traction and wear. Tire treads patterns feature different basic designs to help them meet anticipated driving conditions. Symmetric Tread Patterns A symmetric tread pattern

Related Products: Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Cracks Between Tread | Asymmetric Rotation
 

Tire Test Results : Function Meets Fashion in High Performance All-Season Tires


…functional asymmetric tread patterns and eye-catching sidewall treatments to accompany the handling and road manners inherent in the product. Bridgestone's new Potenza G 019 Grid fits this mold to a T with its sporty directional tread pattern, performance pedigree and promise for reasonable tread life -…

Related Products: Potenza G 019 Grid | Best Hydroplaning Resistance | Tires Bmw 325i
 
Tread Design Types and How They Differ

Tread Design Types and How They Differ


…independent tread blocks across the entire tread face where both inboard and outboard halves feature the same pattern. Tires featuring symmetric tread patterns can be mounted in any direction and allow for multiple tire rotation options. Asymmetric An asymmetrical tread design changes pattern across the…

Related Products: Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Asymmetric | Rotation Arrow
 
Kumho Ecsta XS 225/40-18 XL Tire

Kumho Ecsta XS 225/40-18 XL Tire


…to be driven in near-freezing temperatures, throughsnow or on ice.The Ecsta XS molds Kumho's high-grip synthetic resin enhanced tread compound into an asymmetric pattern that ...
$175.00

Related Products: Kumho 225 40 18 | 225 40-18 | Ku36
 

Tire Test Results : Testing Max Performance Summer Tires


…in tread noise * Conclusion: A very well rounded Max Performance tire * Latest Test Rank: 1st * Previous Test Rank: 3rd (June '09) Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric (Max Performance Summer 225/45R17 94Y) * What We Liked: Excellent dry and wet traction * What We'd Improve: A reduction in tread pattern noise…

Related Products: Quiet Summer Tires | Best Low Profile Tire | 225 45r17 Run Flat
 

Tire Test Results : Testing Ultra High Performance All-Season Tires


Asymmetric All-Season provided the most responsive steering control with an edgier feel than the Bridgestone and Pirelli tires. Handling of the Continental ExtremeContact DWS was reasonable, but not as crisp and precise as the others. Known to deliver good winter traction, the aggressive tread pattern

Related Products: Best Ultra High Performance All Season | Best Wet Weather Tires | Dws Direction
 

Funny Looking Tread? Or Ahead Of Its Time?


…time, I found it to be a very comfortable and quiet tire. The tread pattern does look a bit odd, but it works very well. I would say this tire is ahead of its time, and I would look for other manufacturers to offer similar tread patterns in the future.

Related Products: Tread Separation
 
Quietest Grand Touring All-Season Tires Available at Tire Rack: Summer 2012

Quietest Grand Touring All-Season Tires Available at Tire Rack: Summer 2012


…symmetrical or asymmetrical in design are able to be rotated front to back and side to side, thereby increasing their lifespan and allowing them to wear more evenly. When it comes to tread noise I also look for a tire that has its tread blocks closely tied together in a tight traditional pattern. For an example…

Related Products: Noise Rating | Quiet All Season | Quiet Tire
 
Related Categories: Asymmetric Tire Rotation | Asymmetrical Tires | Directional Tires Backwards | Directional Tires | Symmetrical Tires | Asymmetric Rotation | Directional Tire Rotation | Directional Tread | Dws Direction | Dws Rotation
 
Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11>> of 12 | Next


Site Search by SLI Systems

JOIN US
GET OUR EMAILS

Want to stay on the inside track?
Sign up for our emails today!