Tire Traction Rating
The rating for treadwear is a relative score given to a tire as an estimate of longevity.
Tire traction rating. The uniform tire quality grading system utqgs lets you compare tire treadwear traction performance and temperature resistance. The information is easily viewable when buying tires. The utqgs traction test procedure measures a tires coefficient of friction when it is tested on wet asphalt and concrete surfaces. 521 w san carlos st san jose ca 95126 408 998 4267.
Businesses in related categories to automobile accessories. Treadwear traction and temperature. The test tire is installed on an instrumented axle of a traction trailer which is towed by a truck at 40 miles per hour mph over wet asphalt and concrete surfaces. Tire ratings based on consumer reviews for tires available in size.
The utqg is not a safety rating and not a guarantee that a tire will last for a prescribed number of miles. Great service and pricescant be beat. Off road maximum traction ratings. Tread rating 205 70 15.
Select tire size performance category. Off road maximum traction change performance category your off road challenges include deep mud loose soil slippery rock and the toughest trails. The uniform tire quality grading utqg scale indicates a tires stopping ability on wet surfaces. The better the grade the shorter the stopping distance on wet pavement when a set of that particular tire is fitted to a vehicle.
It is not a projected estimate of the mileage or tread life. If a tire is designed. To get started choose a tire brand from. Belonging to bfgoodrichs traction ta family thet speed rated traction ta radials are standard touring all season tires designed to be sporty long lasting and attractively priced.
Bfgoodrich traction ta t 23555 16 tire. Utqg traction grades are based on the tires straight line wet coefficient of traction as the tire skids across the specified test surfaces. This information is also available when searching for new tires on the internet. These typically oversize tires feature.
The traction grades from highest to lowest are aa a b and c. To help you in buying tires nhtsa has rated more than 2400 tire lines including most used on passenger cars minivans suvs and light pickup trucks. How tire traction works. The rating for treadwear is given numerically and is made in comparison to a reference tire given a 100.
The utqg traction test does not evaluate dry braking dry cornering wet cornering or high speed hydroplaning resistance. This place is the cheapest in town that actually has quality tires.