Cadillac Escalade: Treadwear - Uniform Tire Quality Grading - Wheels and Tires - Vehicle Care - Cadillac Escalade Owner's ManualCadillac Escalade: Treadwear

The treadwear grade is a comparative rating based on the wear rate of the tire when tested under controlled conditions on a specified government test course. For example, a tire graded 150 would wear one and a half (1½) times as well on the government course as a tire graded 100. The relative performance of tires depends upon the actual conditions of their use, however, and may depart significantly from the norm due to variations in driving habits, service practices and differences in road characteristics and climate.

    Treadwear 200 Traction AA Temperature A
    The following information relates to the system developed by the United States National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which grades tires by treadwear, traction, and temperature perf ...

    Traction – AA, A, B, C
    The traction grades, from highest to lowest, are AA, A, B, and C. Those grades represent the tire's ability to stop on wet pavement as measured under controlled conditions on specified governmen ...

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    Tire markings
    1. P indicates that the tire is for passenger vehicle use. 2. The width of the tire from sidewall edge to sidewall edge in millimeters. 3. The aspect ratio, also known as the profile, gives the si ...

    Programming Transmitters to the Vehicle
    Only RKE transmitters programmed to this vehicle will work. If a transmitter is lost or stolen, a replacement can be purchased and programmed through your dealer. When the replacement transmitter is ...

    Checking the coolant level
    Only check the coolant level when the vehicle is on a level surface and the engine has cooled down. ► Turn the SmartKey to position 2 in the ignition lock. On vehicles with KEYLESS-GO, ...