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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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  • 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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  • Tire Rack has new tires from great brands!

  • …minivans and crossovers. It's another one of Tire Rack's affordable new tire options that combines year-round traction with long treadwear. It's also a quieter tire, which means you'll experience greater ride comfort wherever you go. As an Ultra High Performance All-Season tire, the Ventus V4 ES H105 from…

  • 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…

  • It's time to buy your Goodyear snow tires!

  • …tire infuses traction with Europe's high-speed winter driving performance (but that doesn't mean you can throw all caution to the wind). Like the Ultra Grip SUV tires above, these also feature the treadwear indicators for added convenience. Eagle Ultra Grip GW3 EMT (Performance Winter): Almost exactly…

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  • How Tread Depth Affects Traction

  • …encounter when driving are a key factor in determining if you need new tires. Simply checking the tread and thinking it looks safe or is not down to the treadwear indicator is not enough to ensure safe driving. The reality is that weather and road conditions are critical factors because of the differing amounts…

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