Sumitomo tires are manufactured by Sumitomo Rubber Industries Ltd which is one of the largest rubber manufacturers in the world. Sumitomo Rubber has multiple tire brands in the market and few of the famous ones are Falken, Dunlop and Ohtsu. High quality tires are manufactured by Sumitomo with efficient processes and the latest technology.
Sumitomo has specialized mid-priced and budget tires for passenger cars, SUVs, light trucks, RVs, and commercial trucks. These tires are made for different categories of drivers in the mind e.g people with sporty or average driving styles. But, one thing is for sure, that you can find a Sumitomo tire for your car or truck that can be trusted for performance, mileage, and safety.
Sumitomo HTR family of tires falls under the high-performance category that is made from carbon-based rubbers to deliver high performance and responsive handling. HTR tires have asymmetrical tread patterns for dry performance and wide circumferential grooves to evacuate water for wet traction.
Sumitomo Encounter HT tires are made for SUVs and light truck and the HTR Enhance CX all-season highway tire is made for CUVs for sporty performance. Both the HTR Enhance and Encounter tires have features like;
- One of the best grip and tread wear in the market thanks to the proprietary 2-in-1 shoulder block
- Twin reversible sidewalls built to look clean and new for longer and easier to rotate
- Improved traction and grip in wet conditions thanks to special polymers and rubber compound
Sumitomo also manufactures high quality commercial tires which are designed for regional P&D services, line-haul rigs, waste management, and dump trucks. Their tires have proven popular with motorhomes too as most of their styles are available in a low profile 19 – 22 inch size, which is common with RVs.