The tire pressure monitoring system warns you when a tire is low on tire pressure. A yellow horseshoe symbol with an exclamation point will appear on the dashboard of the car.
Consists of the tire width, aspect ratio, and wheel diameter. The placard will provide tire size information.
Most states charge a mandatory fee through a retailer for disposing of or recycling a tire. The price can range from $1.00 or more.
Strong pieces of metal planted within a tire tread to provide more traction in ice or snow.
A term used when the rear wheels are bigger or wider than the front wheels. Staggered fitment can only be done to a rear wheel drive car.
The speed the tire can maintain safely. A higher speed rating indicates the car can handle better at high speeds. The speed rating is often located on the sidewall of a tire.
The act of cutting thin slits across the rubber surface of a tire to achieve better traction in wet or icy conditions.
Located between the tread surface and the bead. A sidewall provides stability and prevents air from escaping a tire.
The portion of the tread between the edge of the tread and the sidewall. It acts as more support and protection.
A tire that is designed to drive even after it has been punctured. Run flat tires can drive up to 50 miles on average at a maximum speed of 50 mph.