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  • Understanding Speed Ratings

  • …168 mph, 270 km/h maximum speed. You can learn more about speed rating and the other letters and numbers on the sidewall of your tire in "How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions." Disclaimer: It is important to note that speed ratings only apply to tires that have…

  • Speed rating versus grip => higher isn't necessarily better

  • Does a higher speed rating mean faster times and more grip? Will a Y-Speed Rated (186 MPH) tire be faster and grippier then a W-Speed Rated (168 MPH) tire? Not necessarily. Grip and performance depend on the tire's compound, bead construction and other attributes. A higher speed rating means the…

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  • General AltiMAX RT43 (T-Speed Rated) 215/55-18 Tire

  • AltiMAX RT43 (Road Touring) tires featuring T-speed ratings areGeneral's Standard Touring All-Season tire members of their AltiMAXfamily of flagship tires. Designed to deliver impressive consumer valuethrough even treadwear and extended treadlife, the AltiMAX RT43 combinesa quiet, comfortable ride…

  • Per Tire: 
    $126.99
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  • Tire Speed Ratings

  • …the tire manufacturers. Tire speed ratings were established to make sure speed capabilities between tire and vehicle were in agreement. Meaning, the vehicle should only go as fast as the lowest speed rated tire on it. Read "How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions"…

  • General AltiMAX RT43 (T-Speed Rated) 215/70-14 Tire

  • AltiMAX RT43 (Road Touring) tires featuring T-speed ratings areGeneral's Standard Touring All-Season tire members of their AltiMAXfamily of flagship tires. Designed to deliver impressive consumer valuethrough even treadwear and extended treadlife, the AltiMAX RT43 combinesa quiet, comfortable ride…

  • Per Tire: 
    $82.99
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  • Speed Rating. Why is it Important?

  • speed rating may also have adverse affects on your car's handling. We recommend that your maintain your car's original speed rating or move to a higher speed rating in search of better performance. Read more about speed ratings. You can also search by vehicle to see the recommended tires and speed


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