Once Again, the Top Truck Tire Size Is 295/75R22.5
Guess what the most popular original equipment and replacement truck tire sizes in the U.S. were in 2018? Here’s a hint: The were the same as in 2017. And 2016. And 2015.
According to the preliminary edition of the latest U.S. Tire Manufacturers Association (USTMA) Factbook, the same five OE truck tire sizes — in the same order — have topped the truck tire size list for the last four years:
Top 5 OE Truck Tire Sizes in the U.S. in 2018
|1. 295/75R22.5||28.4%||2. 11R22.5||24.9%|
|3. 275/80R22.5||13.1%||4. 225/70R19.5||8.6%|
The top five OE sizes represented 83.3% of the total OE truck tires shipped by USTMA members in 2018.
The top five replacement sizes also have been ranked in the same order for the last four years. Although the sizes are the same as the top OE sizes, the replacement rankings for 11R24.5 and 275/80R22 differ from the OE rankings.
Top 5 Replacement Truck Tire Sizes in the U.S. in 2018
|1. 295/75R22.5||24.3%||2. 11R22.5||22.3%|
|3. 11R24.5||9.7%||4. 225/70R19.5||7.4%|
The top five replacement sizes represented 70.6% of the total replacement truck tires shipped by USTMA members in 2018.
USTMA’s Factbook 2019 is a report on tire shipment activity in the United States for 2018. For information on how to purchase the report, visit www.ustires.org.
SOOURCE: MODERN TIRE DEALEER