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Yokohama’s 715R Drive Tire Earns Severe Snow Service Rating

Manufactured in the U.S. at Yokohama’s plant in West Point, Mississippi, all four sizes of the SmartWay-verified 715R – 11R22.5, 295/75R22.5, 285/75R24.5 and 11R24.5 – will carry the designation.

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Yokohama Tire’s 715R open shoulder regional drive tire meets the industry’s required performance criteria for severe snow service and will now carry the three-peak mountain snowflake symbol on the sidewall, Yokohama says.

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Manufactured in the U.S. at Yokohama’s plant in West Point, Mississippi, all four sizes of the SmartWay-verified 715R – 11R22.5, 295/75R22.5, 285/75R24.5 and 11R24.5 – will carry the designation.

The company says other benefits of the 715R include:

  • Longer wear, which is achieved by a deep 26/32-inch tread pattern, along with a tread design featuring tie bars that control block movement and significantly minimize heel/toe wear.
  • Maximum traction, due to open shoulder blocks that are that help minimize the retention of foreign objects.
  • Fuel efficiency, which is achieved by Yokohama’s compound that’s cut and chip resistant and reduces rolling resistance.
  • Higher load capacity, provided by 16-ply construction and an H load-rating.

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