how many miles out of a tire? what does this mean 280-AA-A
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    how many miles out of a tire? what does this mean 280-AA-A

    i remmember when it said 50000 mile tire or 65000 etc.. but now no how do i tell how many miles i will get out of a tire the kumho escta 712 225 40 18 i just get a bunch of numbers that indicate treadwear but how long is that?280-AA-A is the UTQG)
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    it depends on wheel condition, balance, road conditions, inflation, driving style, weather...

    In general, the larger the number, the longer the treadlife. A 360 rated tire will last 3.6 times longer than a 100 rated tire in a given situation.

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    That rating is based on the 100 per each manufacturer. They each have their own standard of what a 100 treadwear is.

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    Exactly, so if you compare one Goodyear tire with a 360 to another Goodyear tire with a 100, the 360 should last 3.6 times longer. But if you compare a Goodyear with 360 to a Michelin with a 100 it doesn't mean anything.
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    Most people with an average driving style would get around 20-25k miles on the Kumho 712's.
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    the aa is the traction rating iirc. aa is better than single a. the other letter is the temp rating. check tirerack. it explains it perfectly

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