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Outward Facing Sidewall: The side Recommended Inflation Pressure:
of a asymmetrical tire that has a par- Vehicle manufacturer's recommend- Grading Standards, a tire information
ticular side that faces outward when ed tire inflation pressure and shown system that provides consumers with
mounted on a vehicle. The outward on the tire placard.
facing sidewall bears white lettering
ratings for a tire's traction, tempera-
ture and treadwear. Ratings are
determined by tire manufacturers
using government testing proce-
dures. The ratings are molded into
the sidewall of the tire.
Vehicle Capacity Weight: The num-
ber of designated seating positions
multiplied by 150 lbs. (68 kg) plus the
rated cargo and luggage load.
Vehicle Maximum Load on theTire:
Load on an individual tire due to curb
and accessory weight plus maximum
occupant and cargo weight.
Vehicle Normal Load on the Tire:
Load on an individual tire that is
determined by distributing to each
axle its share of the curb weight,
accessory weight, and normal occu-
pant weight and dividing by 2.
Radial Ply Tire: A pneumatic tire in
or bears manufacturer, brand, and/or
model name molding that is higher or
deeper than the same moldings on
the inner facing sidewall.
Passenger (P-Metric) Tire: A tire
used on passenger cars and some
light duty trucks and multipurpose
which the ply cords that extend to the
beads are laid at 90 degrees to the
centerline of the tread.
Rim: A metal support for a tire and
upon which the tire beads are seated.
Sidewall: The portion of a tire
between the tread and the bead.
Speed Rating: An alphanumeric
code assigned to a tire indicating the
maximum speed at which a tire can
Traction: The friction between the
tire and the road surface. The
amount of grip provided.
Ply: A layer of rubber-coated parallel
Pneumatic tire: A mechanical device
made of rubber, chemicals, fabric and
steel or other materials, that, when
mounted on an automotive wheel,
provides the traction and contains the
gas or fluid that sustains the load.
Tread: The portion of a tire that
comes into contact with the road.
Production options weight: The
combined weight of installed regular
production options weighing over
bands, sometimes called "wear bars,"
that show across the tread of a tire
when only 2/32 inch of tread remains.
Vehicle Placard: A label permanent-
ly attached to a vehicle showing the
original equipment tire size and rec-
ommended inflation pressure.
lb. (2.3 kg) in excess of the stan-
dard items which they replace, not
previously considered in curb weight
or accessory weight, including heavy
duty brakes, ride levelers, roof rack,
heavy duty battery, and special trim.
|Categories||Hyundai Manuals, Hyundai Santa Fe Manuals|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Hyundai, Santa Fe|
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