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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…

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


…light truck tires, winter/snow tires, temporary spare tires, trailer tires, tires under 12 in diameter and other select tires. When looking at UTQG ratings it is important to realize that the Department of Transportation does not conduct the tests. The grades are assigned by the tire manufacturers based…

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UTQG... Does it Matter to Me?


…capabilities. When viewing UTQG ratings, it's important to note that the grades are assigned by the tire manufacturers and not the originators of the test, the U.S. Department of Transportation. The following three components will help you better understand how the UTQG rating works: 1. 100-700 - The first…

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Your Questions About UTQG Ratings Answered

Your Questions About UTQG Ratings Answered


What does "UTQG" stand for? Uniform 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…

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A Simple Guide to UTQG

A Simple Guide to UTQG


Often times, customers ask about the UTQG rating on tires. The UTQG ratings were designed to provide consumers with useful information to help them purchase tires based on their relative treadwear, traction and temperature capabilities. Treadwear is a rating on how long the tire should last; the higher…

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UTQG Treadwear Numbers: What Do They Mean?


…as 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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Tire Tech Information - European Union Tire Labeling Regulation


…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 Hydroplaning…

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Great Grip at Great Pricing - Closeout Pricing on Hankook Ventus R-S3

Great Grip at Great Pricing - Closeout Pricing on Hankook Ventus R-S3


…Treadwear rating. This has also been supported by Tire Rack survey results and customer feedback that indicate Ventus R-S3 tires provide equivalent wear to other tires already featuring similar UTQG Treadwear ratings. Where there was no change in compound or internal construction, some of the 140 rated tires…

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Tire Tech Information - Flat Tire Repairs Effect on Speed Rating


…Sessions Tire Specs Explained: Rim Width Range for Track & Competition Use Flat Tire Repairs Effect on Speed Rating Lea esta pgina en espaol How Slow Do You Have to Go? The origin of tire speed ratings can be traced to Europe where they were needed to match high-speed tire durability with the unlimited vehicle…

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Top-Ranked Tire: Hankook Optimo H727

Top-Ranked Tire: Hankook Optimo H727


…compact cars. They are offered with a 5-year/100,000 treadlife warranty. They have a UTQG rating of 700 A B and are T-speed rated. To gain a better understanding of UTQG ratings, read "Uniform Tire Quality Grade (UTQG) Standards."

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Tire Tech Information - How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions


…load index and speed rating. Service Descriptions are required on all speed rated (except for Z-speed rated) tires manufactured since 1991. The first two digits (87S) represent the tire's load index and are followed by a single letter (87S) identifying the tire's speed rating. Load Index P195/60R15…

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Tire Tech Information - Load Range/Ply Rating Identification


…compared to early bias ply tires. Most radial passenger tires have one or two body plies, and light truck tires, even those with heavy-duty ratings (10-, 12- or 14-ply rated), actually have only two or three fabric plies, or one steel body ply. In all cases, when changing tire sizes or converting from one type…

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