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on the vehicle if frequent driving on

ice or snow covered roads is expected.

See your dealer for details regarding winter tire availability and proper tire selection. Also, see Buying New Tires

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With winter tires, there may be

decreased dry road traction, increased road noise, and shorter tread life.

After changing to winter tires, be alert for changes in vehicle handling and


If using winter tires:

. Use tires of the same brand and tread type on all four wheel


. Use only radial ply tires of the

same size, load range, and speed rating as the original equipment tires.

Winter tires with the same speed

rating as the original equipment tires may not be available for H, V, W, Y,

and ZR speed rated tires. If winter tires with a lower speed rating are chosen, never exceed the tire's

maximum speed capability.


Low-Profile Tires

If the vehicle has 245/45R19, 245/ 40R20, or 245/40ZR20 size tires,

they are classified as low-profile tires.



Low-profile tires are more

susceptible to damage from road hazards or curb impact than

standard profile tires. Tire and/or wheel assembly damage can occur when coming into contact with

road hazards like potholes, or sharp edged objects, or when sliding into

a curb. The warranty does not cover this type of damage. Keep tires set

to the correct inflation pressure and when possible, avoid contact with

curbs, potholes, and other road hazards.

Summer Tires

This vehicle may come with high

performance summer tires. These tires have a special tread and compound


that are optimized for maximum dry and wet road performance. This

special tread and compound will have decreased performance in cold

climates, and on ice and snow. It is recommended that winter tires be

installed on the vehicle if frequent driving at temperatures below

approximately 5 °C (40 °F) or on ice or snow covered roads is expected. See


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High performance summer tires

have rubber compounds that lose

flexibility and may develop surface cracks in the tread area at

temperatures below 7 °C (20 °F).

Always store high performance summer tires indoors and at

temperatures above 7 °C (20 °F) when not in use. If the tires have been subjected to 7 °C (20 °F) or

less, let them warm up in a heated space to at least 5 °C (40 °F) for

24 hours or more before being

installed or driving a vehicle on