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  • Speed Rating. Why is it Important?

  • ratings are as follows: S: 112 mph T: 118 mph U: 124 mph H: 130 mph V: 149 mph Z: Was the highest rating in the 1980s at 150 + mph With the advent of new sports cars that well exceeded the 150 mph barrier, the tire industry adopted a few new speed ratings: W: 168 mph Y: 186 mph Every tire that is

  • What Does "ZR" Mean?

  • …the size, for instance 245/40R18 93H. 93 is a load index and the "H" is the speed rating. Together, the load index and speed rating make up what is called the service description. Anything rated for more than 149 mph is considered a Z-speed rated tire and sometimes the manufacturer will…

  • What's the Deal with Sumitomo Tires?

  • …performing pretty well in the wet. In the performance all-season categories, Sumitomo offers the HTR A/S P01 in a few different speed ratings. Overall, this tire is a great option for the driver who needs an all-season tire, but doesn't put much emphasis on wet or snow traction. Sumitomo HTR Z…

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  • Understanding Speed Ratings

  • …in 245/45ZR17 or the "H" in 205/55R16 89H. This letter is the speed rating of the tire. Tires are tested in laboratory conditions under load by tire manufacturers to determine the maximum speed capability of the tire. Shown below is what the speed rating letter equates to in MPH.…

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  • Speed Rating for Late Model Honda Accord

  • …of this is the late model Honda Accord. Based on the capabilities of the Accord Coupe and Sedan, this car needs a tire with a speed rating of H (130 mph) or higher. However, Honda equipped the Accord (even the 4-cylinder models) with V-speed rated (149 mph) tires which are beyond what the car…

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