2020 U.S. Regional Tire Fitments: PLT by Region - Tire Review Magazine

2020 U.S. Regional Tire Fitments: PLT by Region

We present the top five replacement tire fitments in the PLT tire segment to help tire dealers fine-tune their inventory.

This section provides the top five replacement tire fitments in the passenger car and light truck segments within the five regions of the United States with data provided by the Fitment Group.

This data can be used by dealers as a guide to regional tire preferences to help them fine-tune their inventory to best meet their customers’ needs. The No. 1 replacement passenger tire size in the U.S. in 2019 was 225/65R17, according to data from the U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association. The No. 1 replacement light truck tire size was LT 265/70R17, USTMA reported.

Click here to view the 2020 U.S. Regional Tire Fitments: Passenger & Light Truck by Region in the August Tire Review digital edition.

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