Description


Designed, engineered and produced specifically for today's growing number of mid-level sports sedans and coupes, the Ecsta PA31 delivers outstanding street performance and excellent mileage. Wet and dry handling worthy of the high performance moniker while excelling in light snow conditions, the Ecsta PA31 distinguishes itself with an unparalleled combination of comfort, low noise, high performance and long mileage.

  • Heavy sipe density and large cross grooves expel water quickly, improving snow and wet weather handling
  • The directional tread design is shaped to avoid uneven wear and delivers excellent steering, cornering and braking in all-season conditions
  • The variable pitch shoulder blocks reduce road noise throughout the life of the tire
  • Advanced design technology and balanced tread compound achieve the ideal blend of all-season traction and high mileage performance
  • ESCOT Technology improves steering response and increases tread life by optimizing cord tension distribution in the sidewall

Detailed Information


Type and Size
Tire Model
Kumho Ecsta PA31
Car Type
Passenger
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 "
Width
175 / 185 / 195 / 205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 / 55 / 60 / 65 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
V (max 149 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Kumho Ecsta PA31 Sizes & Specifications


Rim Model Size Index Features static loaded radius sidewall styling overall diameter max load single section width max inflation pressure utqg approved rim width tire weight load range measured rim width tread depth
R15 175/65 R15 84V 175/65 R15 84V 11.0 BW 24.0 1102 7 50 500A/A 5 - 6 17.1 SL 5.0 11.0
R15 185/55 R15 82V 185/55 R15 82V 10.6 BW 23.0 1047 7.6 50 500A/A 5 - 6.5 17.9 SL 6.0 10.5
R15 195/50 R15 82V 195/50 R15 82V 10.5 BW 22.7 1047 7.9 51 500A/A 5.5 - 7 17.7 SL 6.0 10.5
R15 195/55 R15 85V 195/55 R15 85V 10.8 BW 23.4 1135 7.9 51 500A/A 5.5 - 7 19.0 SL 6.0 10.5
R15 205/50 R15 86V 205/50 R15 86V 10.7 BW 23.1 1168 8.4 50 500A/A 5.5 - 7.5 18.7 SL 6.5 10.5
R16 195/55 R16 87V 195/55 R16 87V 11.3 BW 24.4 1201 7.9 51 500A/A 5.5 - 7 19.9 SL 6.0 10.5
R16 195/60 R16 89V 195/60 R16 89V 11.6 BW 25.2 1279 7.9 50 500A/A 5.5 - 7 21.0 SL 6.0 10.5
R16 205/50 R16 91V XL 205/50 R16 91V XL 11.2 BW 24.1 1356 8.4 50 500A/A 5.5 - 7.5 20.3 XL 6.5 10.5
R16 215/55 R16 97V XL 215/55 R16 97V XL 11.6 BW 25.3 1609 8.9 50 500A/A 6 - 7.5 24.1 XL 7.0 10.5
R16 235/60 R16 100V 235/60 R16 100V 12.3 BW 27.1 1764 9.4 51 500A/A 6.5 - 8.5 28.4 SL 7.0 10.5
R16 245/50 R16 97V 245/50 R16 97V 11.8 BW 25.7 1609 10 51 500A/A 7 - 8.5 27.0 SL 7.5 10.5
R17 215/45 R17 91V XL 215/45 R17 91V XL 11.5 BW 24.6 1356 8.4 50 500A/A 7 - 8 21.3 XL 7.0 10.5
R17 215/50 R17 95V XL 215/50 R17 95V XL 11.8 BW 25.5 1521 8.9 50 500A/A 6 - 7.5 24.6 XL 7.0 10.5
R17 215/55 R17 94V 215/55 R17 94V 12.1 BW 26.3 1477 8.9 51 500A/A 6 - 7.5 23.7 SL 7.0 10.5
R17 235/45 R17 97V XL 235/45 R17 97V XL 11.8 BW 25.4 1609 9.3 50 500A/A 7.5 - 9 26.1 XL 8.0 10.5
R17 235/50 R17 96V 235/50 R17 96V 12.1 BW 26.3 1565 9.6 51 500A/A 6.5 - 8.5 27.5 SL 7.5 10.5
R17 235/55 R17 99V 235/55 R17 99V 12.5 BW 27.2 1709 9.6 51 500A/A 6.5 - 8.5 28.5 SL 7.5 10.5
R18 215/35 R18 84V XL 215/35 R18 84V XL 11.3 BW 23.9 1102 8.6 50 500A/A 7 - 8.5 20.8 XL 7.5 10.5
R18 215/55 R18 95V 215/55 R18 95V 12.6 BW 27.3 1521 8.9 51 500A/A 6 - 7.5 24.4 SL 7.0 10.5
R18 225/45 R18 95V XL 225/45 R18 95V XL 12.1 BW 25.9 1521 8.9 50 500A/A 7 - 8.5 25.2 XL 7.5 10.5
R18 235/40 R18 95V XL 235/40 R18 95V XL 11.9 BW 25.4 1521 9.5 50 500A/A 8 - 9.5 26.0 XL 8.5 10.5
R18 235/50 R18 97V 235/50 R18 97V 12.6 BW 27.3 1609 9.6 51 500A/A 6.5 - 8.5 28.2 SL 7.5 10.5
R18 245/55 R18 103V 245/55 R18 103V 13.1 BW 28.6 1929 10 50 500A/A 7 - 8.5 30.5 SL 7.5 10.5

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