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  • Measuring Tread Depth

  • …can vary from one tire size to another. As your tire wears, it loses its ability to process the water on the road. Even though a tire is considered to be worn out at 2/32“ remaining tread, it loses its efficiency for traction as it wears. If you live in an area where frequent rain is an issue,…

  • UTQG... Does it Matter to Me?

  • …last based on how the tire wears during a predefined test. Each manufacturer assigns Treadwear Grades based on wear during a 7,200 mile test. The test includes a vehicle running a prescribed 400-mile loop for a total of 7,200 miles in which the tire's wear is measured during and at the conclusion…

  • What Does the UTQG Rating Mean?

  • …The vehicles can have its alignment set, air pressure checked and tires rotated every 800 miles. Test tire's and monitoring tire's wear are measured during and at the conclusion of the test. The course monitoring tire is assigned a grade and the test tire receives a grade indicating its…

  • UTQG vs Grip

  • …supposed to measure treadwear, but every brand sets its own numbers, and they are not easily compared. Generally, the lower the treadwear, the more grip the tire has, but even then it is not a reliable measurement. As technology advances, tires may have both better grip and longer wear than a…

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