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UTQG Treadwear Numbers: What Do They Mean?


Often, I receive calls about a tire's life and the tire's relationship to its assigned UTQG treadwear indicator. UTQG numbers are assigned to indicate a tires overall level of performance and tread hardness. These numbers beginning at 0 for race products and traveling north of 800 for some of the longest…

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UTQG... Does it Matter to Me?


…(UTQG) is a required marking on the tire sidewall intended to provide a standardized metric that helps consumers purchase tires based on relative treadwear, traction and temperature capabilities. When viewing UTQG ratings, it's important to note that the grades are assigned by the tire manufacturers and…

Related Products: 700 | Tire Temperature Rating | Tread Wear Rating
 
Why is the Same Tire Listed Twice?

Why is the Same Tire Listed Twice?


treadwear rating and weight. The non-Original Equipment Latitude Tour has a 100T service description, while the GM variant Latitude Tour has a 102T service description. A load index of 100 equals 1,764 lbs. of load carry capacity and 102 carries 1,874 lbs. The Original Equipment tire has a treadwear

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Best Tires for a Toyota Sienna

Best Tires for a Toyota Sienna


means it will provide you with optimum fuel economy. If you're looking for a good value option, consider the Yokohama AVID Ascend. This Grand Touring All-Season tire features Yokohama's Orange Oil technology and is branded with their BluEarth eco-friendly identification. It's designed to blend long treadwear,…

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Your Questions About UTQG Ratings Answered

Your Questions About UTQG Ratings Answered


…tire. This is especially true of the treadwear rating. The treadwear number is determined by the tire manufacturer. Each uses their own scale, and they have a surprising amount of leeway when setting the wear number. If the treadwear number is lower, does that mean the tire has more grip? Not necessarily…

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Performance catergories. What do they mean?


…tire for you and your car. If you are looking for mild sports car-like performance, look at Ultra High Performance Summer tires. Slightly longer treadwear than the Max Performance tires. No, you cant drive these through the snow or very cold temps. Yes, they work great in the rain. If you are looking…

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What Does the UTQG Rating Mean?

What Does the UTQG Rating Mean?


…manufacturers or independent testing companies they hire. NHSTA has the right to inspect and can fine manufacturers when inconsistencies are found. The UTQG treadwear grades are based on actual road use in which a test tire is run in a vehicle convey along with standardized course monitoring tires. Vehicles repeatedly…

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UTQG vs Grip


…better grip and longer wear than a previous design or a tire from another brand. Guessing grip from a treadwear number is like guessing horsepower from fuel economy ratings. More of one usually means less of the other, but sometimes technology allows both to improve simultaneously.

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Take care of those tires!


…rotate, rotate! Each wheel position poses a different demand on the tires you've installed. Rotating them often assures even and efficient treadwear, which means your tires will last that much longer. The owner's manual in your vehicle should indicate the appropriate rotation pattern. Read more. Keep…

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Testing Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season Tires: Refine Your Ride (04:08)


…Many of today's Crossovers and SUVs bring ever-increasing levels of refinement, comfort, and often, outright luxury to the driving experience. That means the tires they ride on need more of the same to keep pace with ever-increasing driver expectations. We compared two of the newest to a past test winner…

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Testing Crossover/SUV Touring All-Season Tires: Refine Your Ride Winter Update (02:52)


…Many of today's Crossovers and SUVs bring ever-increasing levels of refinement, comfort, and often, outright luxury to the driving experience. That means the tires they ride on need more of the same to keep pace with ever-increasing driver expectations. Including in the snow. We went to Sweden to test…
 

Winter Tech - Matching Tires on Four-Wheel Drive & All-Wheel Drive Vehicles


…operate 100% of the time because of mismatched tires, they will experience excessive heat and unwarranted wear until they fail. "Using "matched" tires means all four tires are the same brand, design and tread depth. Mixing tire brands, tread designs and tread depths may cause components in the vehicle's…

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