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Consumer guide to uniform tire quality grading

Consumer guide to uniform tire quality grading

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in [Washington, D.C.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Tires -- Grading -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Automobiles -- Tires -- Grading -- United States -- Handbooks, manuals, etc

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsUnited States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
    The Physical Object
    Pagination48 p. ;
    Number of Pages48
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14443657M
    OCLC/WorldCa28314500

    temperature resistance is required on new pneumatic tires. The Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards (UTQGS), Part of the Consumer Information Regulations, set forth the grading conditions and procedures and labeling requirements that indicate the relative performances of passenger car tires concerning treadwear, traction, and. Uniform Tire Quality Grade Labeling (UTQGL). Treadwear Treadwear grades typically range from 60 to over , in twenty point increments. It's important to remember that the actual life of any tire is determined by the road surface quality, driving habits, inflation, .

    : Firestone Destination LE 2 All-Season Radial Tire - /75R15 T: Firestone: Automotive. Get Geared Up with Goodyear Eagle Performance Tires! C-6 Corvette. Goodyear Eagle GS-D3 Max Performance Summer tire featuring Goodyear's AAtrax tread compound molded into a wet weather racing-derived One TRED directional design earning the highest "AA" Uniform Tire Quality Grade wet traction rating. Available in Run-On-Flat and EMT sizes.

    9 great publications available on CD-ROM! Tire Guide - Tread Design Guide - Who Makes It & Where - The Tire Tech Guide - OEM Tire Size Guide - Plus Sizing Guide - Retread Code Book - Lug Nut Torque Chart - Tire Quality Grading Booklet This. Uniform Tire Quality Grading, commonly abbreviated as UTQG, is the term encompassing a set of standards for passenger car tires that measures a tire's treadwear, temperature resistance and traction. The UTQG was created by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in , a branch of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT). All tires manufactured for sale in the United.


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Consumer Guide to. Uniform Tire Quality Grading. Comparative grade designations for treadwear, traction and temperature for all passenger car tires, except deep tread, winter-type snow tires; space-saver or.

temporary use spares; or tires with normal rim diameters of 12 inches or less. Uniform Tire Quality Grading, commonly abbreviated as UTQG, is the term encompassing a set of standards for passenger car tires that measures a tire's treadwear, temperature resistance and UTQG was created by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ina branch of the United States Department of Transportation (DOT).

All tires manufactured for sale in the United. Get this from a library. Consumer guide to uniform tire quality grading. [United States. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.;]. Consumer guide to uniform tire quality grading [microform] U.S.

Dept. of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Washington, D.C.] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. To help consumers evaluate their tires, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Consumer guide to uniform tire quality grading book Administration (NHTSA) created the Uniform Tire Quality Grading System (UTQG).

The UTQG makes it possible to compare tires based on a standardized rating of treadwear, traction, and temperature resistance. (Lea en español) The U.S.

Department of Transportation (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Uniform Tire Quality Grade Standards (UTQG) were originated to provide consumers with useful information to help them purchase tires based on their relative treadwear, traction and temperature capabilities.

Uniform Tire Quality Grading is the term for three specific ratings applied to tires so that consumers can have standardized, easy to understand comparative data when they are searching for the right 's the concept; the reality is somewhat different.

Actually, UTQG ratings are difficult for most people to understand, extremely opaque in their relationship to actual tire performance. The UTQG (Uniform Tire Quality Grade) treadwear rating, also known as a treadwear grade, is a number stamped on the tire sidewall that relates to expected tire life.

In basic terms, and in the spirit of the concept, the higher the UTQG treadwear rating, the greater the tire life. UTQG traction UTQG traction UTQGS, which stands for Uniform Tire Quality Grading System, is a federal government required grading system for passenger tires excluding winter tires.

To put it simply, the Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTGQ) rating system is used to classify tires within certain categories. When you’re looking to buy new tires, you want to know that you’re getting the right tire for your vehicle and lifestyle.

Advances in tire technology have created more options for consumers. Read our guide to learn about and choose the best tire brand for explain Uniform Tire Quality Grade.

Consumer Guide to Uniform Tire Quality Grading ALL PASSENGER CAR TIRES MUST CONFORM TO FEDERAL SAFETY REQUIREMENTS IN ADDITION TO THESE GRADES. TREADWEAR: The treadwear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course.

Treadwear grades are an indication of a tire's relative wear rate. The higher the treadwear number is, the longer it should take for the tread to wear down. A control tire is assigned a grade of Other tires are compared to the control tire.

For example, a tire grade of should wear twice as long as the control tire. Of current tires. The Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG) is a system developed by the Department of Transportation which helps consumers compare tires in the areas of treadwear, traction and temperature.

Following is an example of a tire with a UTQG of AB. Uniform tire quality grading. Nissan Maxima / Nissan Maxima Owners Manual / Technical and consumer information / Uniform tire quality grading. DOT (Department of Transportation) Quality Grades: All passenger car tires must conform to federal safety requirements in addition to these grades.

(a) Scope. This section requires motor vehicle and tire manufacturers and tire brand name owners to provide information indicating the relative performance of passenger car tires in the areas of treadwear, traction, and temperature resistance.

(b) Purpose. The purpose of this section is to aid the consumer in making an informed choice in the purchase of passenger car tires. In response to that congressional mandate, NHTSA established the Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards (UTQGS) in 49 CFR The UTQGS require tire manufacturers and tire brand name owners to grade their tires with respect to the tires' relative performance with respect to treadwear, traction, and temperature resistance.

UNIFORM TIRE QUALITY GRADING This is a consumer information report containing tire quality gradings. Included are treadwear, traction, and temperature grades. The grade designations are required by government regulations and are designed to be used for comparative purposes only.

The Uniform Tire Quality Grading (UTQG) rating is a quality rating system developed by the American Department of Transportation. It is designed to tell consumers the relative performance of passenger tires, by evaluating the tire in three areas: treadwear, traction and temperature.

The UTQG does not apply to winter tires). Uniform tire quality grading. Nissan Rogue / Nissan Rogue Owners Manual / Technical and consumer information / Uniform tire quality grading.

DOT (Department Of Transportation) Quality Grades: All passenger car tires must conform to federal safety requirements in addition to these grades. To determine how the tires you're purchasing will wear, look for the tire's Uniform Tire Quality Grading, or UTQG.

The UTQG is the U.S. Department of Transportation's labeling system for the tread wear, temperature resistance and traction of each type of tire [source: Cook].

A tire with a UTQG tread wear of is predicted to last three times.Consummer Guide to Uniform Tire Quality Grading August Product #: Number in Stock: Maximum allowed order: 10 Price: $ ships immediately Comparative grade designations for treadwear, traction and temperature for all passenger car tires, except deep tread, winter-type snow tires; space-saver or temporary use spares; or tires.This notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) proposes to amend the treadwear testing procedures under the Uniform Tire Quality Grading Standards (UTQGS).

To ensure the consistency of the treadwear grades from one year to the next, the agency must monitor the changing roughness of the test course.