Honda Civic: DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles) - Checking and Maintaining Tires - Maintenance - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: DOT Tire Quality Grading (U.S. Vehicles)

The tires on your vehicle meet all U.S. Federal Safety Requirements. All tires are also graded for treadwear, traction, and temperature performance according to Department of Transportation (DOT) standards. The following explains these gradings.

    Glossary of Tire Terminology
    Cold Tire Pressure – The tire air pressure when the vehicle has been parked for at least three hours or driven less than 1 mile (1.6 km). Load Rating – Means the maximum load that a tire is r ...

    Uniform Tire Quality Grading
    Quality grades can be found where applicable on the tire sidewall between tread shoulder and maximum section width. For example: Treadwear 200 Traction AA Temperature A All passenger car tire ...

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    Tire Pressure Monitor System
    The vehicle may have a Tire Pressure Monitor System (TPMS). This system uses radio and sensor technology to check tire pressure levels. The TPMS sensors monitor the air pressure in your vehicle's t ...