Honda Civic: Uniform Tire Quality Grading - Checking and Maintaining Tires - Maintenance - Honda Civic Owners ManualHonda Civic: 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 tires must conform to Federal Safety Requirements in addition to these grades.

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