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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.

Tire name breakdown
Tread Pattern Designations
MICHELIN® Radial
MICHELIN® Radial X = MICHELIN® Radial
Prefix
Prefix X One = Wide Single Tire Replacing 2 Traditional Duals
Application*
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® INCITY = Urban Use
    X® COACH = Bus and Recreational Vehicle Use
Benefit
Benefit     ENERGY = Fuel Efficient
    GRIP = All Season Grip
    = Anti-chip / Cut-resistant Compound
    M/S = Mud and Snow
    S = Severe Service
    + = Enhanced Version
Position
Position     D = Drive
    T = Trailer
    Z = All Position
    F = Front (Steer)
Index
Index Number at the end of the designation used to denote product evolution or attributes
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