The efficiency class label evaluated based on customer preferences.
Delticom centralized survey results from more than 40.000 customers from 15 European countries and created this index.
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All Season Highway Crossover & Sport Utility Tire
Sure stability and performance at highway speeds. T, H, V, and W Speed rated so you’ll feel confident at highway velocity, the CLV2 also features enhanced stability tread design and stylishly civilized good looks. You’ll own the road. The Largest Selection of Staggered Tire Sizes for Replacement and Original Equipment Fitments.
Features & Benefits
- Wet traction grooves: Four wide longitudinal grooves speed water evacuation for great handling and cornering on wet pavement
- Solid stability rib: The continuous center rib ensures straight-line driving stability with just enough siping to further improve high-speed performance
- Stable shoulder design: The large shoulders give you the contact patch you need for sure cornering and stability
- Grip optimized grooves: The design of the CLV2’s lateral and longitudinal grooves delivers extra gripping ability, more control, and better braking performance
The European Union, under CE 1222/2009, has mandated that all tyres manufactured after the date of July 1 2012 for cars and commercial vehicles include standard EU Tyre Labels classifying them by three performance characteristics:fuel efficiency classified from A to G,wet grip classified from A to G, and noise emission in decibels.
Categories of tyres unaffected by this regulation include: retreaded tyres, professional off-road tyres, racing/sports car tyres, as well as certain types of tyres designed to improve traction such as studded tyres, T-type temporary spare tyres, tyres for cars built before 1990, tyres with a maximum allowed speed of 80km/h, tyres for rims with a diameter less or equal to 254 mm or greater or equal to 635 mm.
This label is intended on one hand to promote economic and ecological efficiency in traffic, as well as increase road safety, and on the other hand to help consumers select appropriate tyres by ensuring a certain degree of product transparency.
Nevertheless, the label has been criticized for only showing a very limited number of characteristics. Professionals argue that tyres have many more features that are important and relevant to road safety, including but not limited to aquaplaning properties, driving stability, service life, product properties on wet and dry roads other than wet grip, properties on snow.
Tyre manufacturers suggest that the test results from various institutions and industry magazines should remain a very important source of information for the end consumer, because they focus on and rate a wide variety of tyre properties and features.