Originally Posted by b1aze
The treadwear rating is not universalized. It varies from brand to brand what each one means. A 200 in Dunlop may not be the same as a 200 in Michelin tires.
Then why is it called the "Uniform
Tire Quality Grade"? I always thought it was established by the DOT, and the treadwear ratings were determined by driving on a government road course specifically to compare different tires/different brands comparative longevity.
I'm by no means trying to argue or claim you're wrong. It's just what I was always taught / led to believe...