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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    Type C audio set (if equipped)
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    Scan tuning (SCAN)
    Type A and B audio Type C audio If you press the “SCAN” button, the radio will switch to the scan mode. In this mode, the radio scans through the radio band until a station is found. The radio w ...

    Storage Compartments
    WARNING: Keep storage boxes closed when driving: Driving with the storage boxes open is dangerous. To reduce the possibility of injury in an accident or a sudden stop, keep the storage boxes close ...