Functions and performances of tires

The four main functions and seven performance characteristics of tires.:

Four functions of tires

   

To support a vehicles weight                                                                      To transmit accelerating and braking force to the ground

   

To change/maintain direction                                                                         To absorb shock from the road surface                

 

Seven performances of tires

   

Handling stabilitY                                                                                             Ride comfort     

   

Quiteness                                                                                                           Dry grip

   

Wet grip                                                                                                             Wear life

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