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  • Rough Ride from Low Profile Tires?

  • …low profile tires? If so what tires would you suggest?" This CTS came equipped with the Luxury Sport Package and a 225/50R17 tire which isn't a really low profile tire, but the ride would not be as good as the Luxury Package and a 225/55R16 tire. Though low profile tires do play a roll in ride

  • Low Profile Tires

  • …sedan, you'll appreciate the performance benefits of a low profile tire. Thanks to a shorter sidewall, these tires handle curves, corners and turns with tight precision and control. But that same sidewall slightly compromises ride comfort because less rubber means less flexibility. When it's all…

  • Performance catergories. What do they mean?

  • …O.E. tires. Treadwear anywhere from 25-60K. Average snow traction. Standard Touring All-Season tires are smooth, comfortable and quiet. Long wearing. Sometimes as high as 80K. Or consider the Grand Touring All-Season category. Similar to Standard Touring but with higher speed ratings and low profile

  • More on Plus Sizing

  • …etc. In summary, installing a Plus Size Tire & Wheel Package changes the shape of your contact patch resulting in improved cornering, improved steering response, and a decrease in ride comfort due to the shorter sidewall. Feel free to a contact a Tire Rack sales specialist for assistance with…

  • Are All-Terrain Tires Right for Me?

  • …roads and look for quiet, smooth tires that offer great ride quality, while some owners prefer the more aggressive profile of off-road tires. And when some owners take their rides off the pavement and onto gravel roads and muddy fields, we learn that one tire is not suited to meet every driver's…


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