SELECTING TRUCK TIRES THAT FIT YOUR APPLICATION
Selecting truck tires correctly is an important step towards improving your bottom line. Whether you're heading cross-country, across town or off-road, your truck tires affect your traction, your comfort and, most importantly, your fuel economy. To find the tires that are right for your vehicle and your business, you can search by Position (Drive Tires, Trailer Tires or Steer Tires) and/or by Application (Long Haul, Regional, RV, On/Off Road or Urban).
WHAT'S IN A TIRE NAME?
Much of what you need to know about a truck tire can be found in its name. Look at the tire name below (the MICHELIN® X One® Line™ Energy D) to understand how tires are named and how they work.
|Tread Pattern Designations|
|MICHELIN® Radial||X = MICHELIN® Radial|
|Prefix||X One = Wide Single Tire Replacing 2 Traditional Duals|
|Application*||A||=||X® LINE™||=||Highway Applications|
|E||=||X® MULTI™||=||Regional Applications|
|Y||=||X® WORKS™||=||80% On-Road Use, 20 % Off-Road Use|
|L||=||X® FORCE™||=||20% On-Road Use, 80% Off-Road Use|
|U||=||X® INFINITY™||=||Urban Use|
|X® COACH™||=||Bus and Recreational Vehicle Use|
|GRIP||=||All Season Grip|
|☆||=||Anti-chip / Cut-resistant Compound|
|M/S||=||Mud and Snow|
|Index||Number at the end of the designation used to denote product evolution or attributes|