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Tire Tech Information - Uniform Tire Quality Grade (UTQG) Standards


…must be branded on the tire's upper sidewall and printed on its label. Unfortunately, the rating that is of the most interest to consumers is the one that appears to be the least consistent. While the Treadwear Grade was originally intended to be assigned purely scientifically, it has also become a marketing…

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UTQG Treadwear Numbers: What Do They Mean?


…Traction Grades and Temperature Resistance, UTQG treadwear numbers are published by the manufacturer based upon their test findings of a tire's life expectancy. It's important to note that not all manufacturer's standards are equal and similar ratings may lead to different real world results between…

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What Does the UTQG Rating Mean?

What Does the UTQG Rating Mean?


…shopping for tires the rating of most interest to consumers is the UTQG. However, this is also the rating with the least amount of consistency among manufacturers. It's important to realize that the Department of Transportation does not conduct these tests. The UTQG ratings are assigned by the tire…

Related Products: Tread Wear Rating | 200 Treadwear | What Does Utqg Mean
 

On Tread Life


…UTQG ratings can offer some insight into a tire. Let’s look at the UTQG’s treadwear ratings (e.g. 700 AA A) since it is one that consumers focus on. In theory, the larger the number, the longer the tread life. In fact, this rating should be just one of the guides for tire selection. The rating provides…

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Testing High Performance All-Season Tires (02:40)


…existing lines to include an offering in this category. Firestone recently introduced the Firehawk Wide Oval AS, and we wanted to test the V-speed rated Goodyear Eagle GT. So we set out to get a better understanding of how these tires performed against some category standouts. Read the full test report…

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Your Questions About UTQG Ratings Answered

Your Questions About UTQG Ratings Answered


…Tire Quality Grade. It consists of a numeric treadwear rating, a letter traction rating and a letter temperature rating. Should I use these ratings to decide what tire is best? Short answer: No. While they contain some useful information, UTQG ratings are generally not sufficient to judge the actual…

Related Products: Tire Temperature Rating | Speed Rating Letters | Cornering Rating
 
New Extreme Performance Summer Tires for 2013

New Extreme Performance Summer Tires for 2013


…easy to drive on, had excellent responsiveness and is designed to wear very well over the course of a competitive event. It has the 200 UTQG treadwear rating that is required by many sanctioning bodies. The next new tire for 2013 is the Dunlop Direzza ZII. This tire is replacing the Direzza Sport Z1…

Related Products: 200 Treadwear | Treadwear Rating 200 | Utqg 200
 

Tire Tech Information - Selecting the Right Tires


…Flat Tire Repairs' Effect on Speed Rating Flat-Spotted Tires (Due to Brake Lockup / Slide) Flat-Spotted Tires (Due to Parking / Storage) Government Tire Approval Marks How Do I Compare Price vs. Value? How to Install Your Tire & Wheel Package How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions…

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Review of: Bridgestone Potenza S001


…bum because it should only be rolling in one direction or you risk aquaplaning. I managed 60000km out of my RE040 with a DOT treadwear rating of 140, S001 has a treadwear rating of 280, I sure hope they will last longer. Tyres are the only thing that connect a car to the ground I feel it is worth investing…
 

Tire Tech Information - Tire Cost Analysis


…your decision for years to come. Tire traction, treadwear and rolling resistance are determining factors, too. So much so that the State of California and the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are currently developing new tire rating standards that will better communicate tire capabilities…

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What to know about selecting tires


…or a vandal, you should replace it with a tire that exactly matches the others. Select a replacement tire of the same brand, line, size and speed rating. While there may be a less expensive tire available, it wouldn't be a bargain this time because it would be different than the other three tires on…

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Tire Test Results : Testing the Michelin Pilot Sport A/S 3 Can It Set a New Performance Benchmark for All-Season Tires?


…three tires in the category: the Bridgestone Potenza RE970AS Pole Position which is top-rated in our consumer survey for dry traction, the Goodyear Eagle F1 Asymmetric All-Season which has the highest survey rating for wet traction, and the Continental ExtremeContact DWS which leads the survey for winter…

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