Tires 101

Welcome to tires 101. This tire info paradise.  If it's tire-related, it's here.
  • Left side shot of BFGoodrich G Force Super Sport performance tire.

    Performance Tires

    Performance tires are all the same, right? Wrong. Learn what the different speed ratings mean and why they matter.

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  • BFGoodrich Mud Terrain Tire on yellow Jeep.

    Why Buy BFGoodrich®?

    Our tires are proven in racing and engineered to make the most of your car's performance. If you believe driving should be fun, BFGoodrich has a tire for you.

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  • BFGoodrich G Force Super Sport cutaway to show tire construction.

    Tire Construction

    There’s a lot more to a tire than just rubber on a rim. Get a better understanding of the main parts of a tire and the role each one plays.

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  • Jeeps on off-road terrain with BFGoodrich tires.

    Off-Road Driving

    Off-road driving can be fun. Especially, when it’s intentional. Either way, it’s good to know the basics…and we’re the experts.

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Although not available online, we may be able to help you find a tire that fits your selection.

Please tell us the year, make and model of the vehicle for which you would like a tire recommendation. Also please let us know which tire features are important to you. Finally, let us know the area of the country where you do most of your driving. This way, we can provide you with our best recommendation.

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  • In order to find your vehicle's options please check the following:
- The vehicle's window sticker, or a decal usually located on the side or rear of the vehicle
- The vehicle owner manual
- Your original sales invoice.
  • Your vehicle was manufactured with multiple tire sizes. Please select your size.

    In order to find your vehicle's original equipment tire size please check the following:<br> - The tire placard located on the driver's door jamb<br> - Your owners manual<br> - On the glove compartment door<br> - Inside the fuel hatch or trunk lid <br>  You can also check your existing tire's designation on the sidewall. However, there is no guarantee that these are the original tire size unless they came on the vehicle new<div><img src="/assets/bfg/system/images/contextual-help/R2-Size.png"></div>
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  • Find the exact tire quickly using your tire size. Check your owner's manual or tire sidewall to find the required specifications.

  • This three-digit number represents the width of the tire in millimeters (mm), measured from sidewall to sidewall. Since this measure is affected by the width of the rim, the measurement is done when the tire is on its intended rim size.  <div><img src="/assets/bfg/system/images/contextual-help/R2-width.png" /></div>
  • The aspect ratio is the relationship of a tire's sidewall height to its section width, expressed as a percentage. In this example, the tire sidewall height is approximately 55% of the tire width. The higher the number, the taller the sidewall; the lower the number, the lower the sidewall.<div><img src="/assets/bfg/system/images/contextual-help/R2-aspect.png" /></div>
  • The diameter of the rim in inches.<div><img src="/assets/bfg/system/images/contextual-help/R2-diameter.png" /></div>
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  • If you know the name of the tire are looking for, select the tire from the list below.

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  • All tires fall into certain categories. If you're wanting to do a broad search of our tire lines, use the list below.

  • All tires fall into certain categories. If you're wanting to do a broad search of our tire lines, use the list below.
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