Tire Meaning

Shop By
Want to refine your selection? Search By Vehicle
Tire Meaning
Related Categories: Uniroyal Laredo Cross Country | Uniroyal Cross Country | Meaning Of Tire Ratings | Uniroyal Tires | Truck Tire Sizes | Treadwear Meanings | Most Common Tire Sizes | Utqg 600 A A | Utqg 740 A A | 600 Treadwear
  • Tire Speed Ratings

  • …the end of your tire's size? It represents the tire speed ratings. (If you aren't sure what your tire size is, just check the sidewall.) For example, if your tire size is 225/50R16 89S, the letter "S" would represent your tire speed ratings. But what does it mean? Tire speed ratings tell…

  • Uniroyal Truck Tires

  • tires are commonly seen as Original Equipment (O.E.) tires, meaning they come with the vehicle upon purchase. Yet over the years, Uniroyal truck tires have pleased consumers to the point where they're now being purchased as replacement tires. Tire Rack offers the following Uniroyal truck tires:

  • UTQG Treadwear Numbers: What Do They Mean?

  • …competitive, these tires feature a soft tread compound that tends to be very adhesive. These soft tires wear much faster than a standard street tire and aren't recommend for street use. Take a look at the Hoosier A6, a popular autocross tire to see an example. Note this tire's low UTQG…

  • Related Products: Treadwear Rating | Treadwear Number | 700
  • What Does the UTQG Rating Mean?

  • …driven.The tires have only experienced a little tread wear after the 7,200 miles test course, this means the tire manufacturers need to extrapolate their data from the test run and give their interpretation of how long their tire will last in relation to the course monitoring tires. Some of these…

  • Newer does not always mean better.

  • We recently completed our first tire test of the 2010 test season. This was a test between three all new High Performance All-Season tires. Firestone Precision Sport Sumitomo HTR A/S PO1 Yokohama AVID ENVigor And the oldest tire of the group, the good old tried and true Michelin Pilot Exalto A/S. I…

  • Related Products: Michelin Pilot Exalto A S
  • March Madness Means Autocross Season is Coming!

  • …2). Bridgestone Potenza RE-71R BFGoodrich g-Force Rival S Dunlop Direzza ZII Star Spec Hankook R-S3 (Version 2) We'll test the newer tires against their peers in May, so stay tuned for results. And, while we may not be able to help with your bracket, we've got the tire information you need!

  • Related Products: Utqg 200
  • TPMS Warning Light: Know What it Means

  • …in the tire industry, but it seems the consumer is far less aware of its meaning. The article goes on to reveal that Shrader (a large manufacture of TPMS systems) did a study that found a third of drivers didn't know what it meant. Even further, while people may know what the symbol means 46% of the…

  • The Month of May means it's time for Indy

  • …better time to introduce you to the all-new Firestone Firehawk Wide Oval Indy 500 tire. This tire is brand new for 2010 and combines Firestone's excellence in performance and style. An Ultra High Performance Summer tire, it is available in a whopping 40 different sizes for 15- thru 20-inch wheel…

  • What Does "ZR" Mean?

  • tires in 245/40-18, you will see one version listed as 245/40ZR18 and two versions listed as 245/40R18. If you look closer, you'll see that the 245/40ZR18 has a service description of 97Y, which means it is a Z-speed rated tire, but more specifically, it is a Y-speed rated tire. The same tire

  • Cadillac Tires

  • …order tires for is the Cadillac SRX. It has either a 17- or 18-inch staggered tire size, meaning a different size front-to-rear. Many opt for a value-oriented Kumho tire. In the 17-inch sizes, the Kumho Solus KH16 is popular and in the 18-inch size it's the Kumho Ecsta STX KL12. Both tires are…

  • Related Products: Cadillac Srx | Cadillac Tires
  • Get Your Winter / Snow Tires Before They Are Gone

  • …stock. Tire manufacturers tend to only build a certain quantity of snow tires each year, so items that run out are often not immediately available to re-stock. We still have good snow tire fitments available for most vehicles; see what is available for your car or truck. Getting a snow tire means

  • Buy Auto Tires at Tire Rack

  • …auto tires from us. Through the years, we've developed great relationships with major auto tire brands. That means you'll always find an auto tire, exceptionally priced and in-stock, at Tire Rack. Let's get you started—simply search by vehicle and we'll give you a list of auto tires to choose…

  • Tire Expertise at Every Turn

  • …a recommended installer near where you live or work. Because we listen and we care about your repeat business, our expert advice coupled with the fact that we carry 18 major brands of tires means you can be confident that before and after the sale you will be getting the best Tire Rack has to offer.

  • Tire Sizing

  • …measurement and means NOTHING without the first number. I get a number of calls from guys telling me that they want some 60 series or 50 series tires. I can't help these guys if they don't know how tall a tire they need for their application. 195 x .70 = 136.5mm (meaning the sidewall is…


Powered by Powered by SLI Systems

THE BEST IN CUSTOMER SUPPORT

Need help choosing the right product for your vehicle? Our team of highly trained experts has the knowledge and passion to help.

Just pick up the phone and give us a ring. Our experts love solving problems and lending a hand (or ear).