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Popular Vehicle Fitments :: Kumho Ecsta XS KU36

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Kumho Ecsta XS KU36



Description

The ultimate in street handling and grip, the Ecsta XS is designed for the most extreme handling and grip capability in normal street use. Built to be used on the street as well as the racetrack, the Ecsta XS provides the steering response and dry grip of a race compound tire with the added street use durability for driving a vehicle for everyday activities. The Ecsta XS is also legal for use in SCCA "ST" class events. If your passion includes driving your vehicle to the racetrack for a lapping day and returning home on one set of tires no matter what the weather, the Ecsta XS is the tire for you.

  • Low void asymmetric tread pattern with circumferential grooving for high cornering grip.
  • Ultra fine carbon black compounding for maximum traction.
  • Ultra wide tread contact with highly-rounded shoulders for optimized footprint shape during high lateral loads.
  • Developed for quick autocross warm-up while maintaining race track durability.
  • With a W speed rating, the tire delivers an optimum run temperature of 203 degrees Fahrenheit.

Kumho Ecsta XS KU36 Latest News

  • Jun 23, 2009
    Video

    Tested: New Extremes of Extreme Performance Summer Tires I Tire Rack

    Extreme Performance Summer tires are not ordinary by any standards. Designed to bring race tire-like performance to the street, today's Extreme Performance Summer tires are capable of delivering ultimate dry traction levels on par with yesterday's dedicated track tires. All this while still providing longer treadwear and more reasonable road manners than any track tire could ever deliver.


Detailed Information

Type and Size
Tire Model
🏁 Kumho / Ecsta XS KU36
Car Type
Season
Summer
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 / 19 "
Width
205 / 215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 255 / 265 / 275 / 285 / 315 mm
Aspect Ratio
35 / 40 / 45 / 50 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
Optional
Speed and Load
Speed Index
W (max 168 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

🏁 Kumho / Ecsta XS KU36 Sizes & Specifications

Rim Model Size Index Features Approved rim width Measured rim width Sidewall styling Load range Overall width Rolling resistance Overall diameter Max load at cold inflation pressure Tread depth Static loaded radius Price
R15 205/50 R15 86W 205/50 R15 86W
R16 215/45 R16 86W 215/45 R16 86W
R16 225/50 R16 92W 225/50 R16 92W
R17 215/45 R17 87W 215/45 R17 87W
R17 225/45 R17 91W 225/45 R17 91W
R17 235/45 R17 93W 235/45 R17 93W
R17 235/45 R17 94W XL 235/45 R17 94W XL XL
R17 245/40 R17 91W 245/40 R17 91W
R17 245/45 R17 95W 245/45 R17 95W
R17 255/40 R17 94W 255/40 R17 94W
R17 315/35 R17 102W 315/35 R17 102W
R18 225/40 R18 92W 225/40 R18 92W
R18 225/45 R18 95W XL 225/45 R18 95W XL XL
R18 235/40 R18 95W XL 235/40 R18 95W XL XL
R18 245/40 R18 93W 245/40 R18 93W
R18 265/35 R18 97W XL 265/35 R18 97W XL XL
R18 275/35 R18 99W 275/35 R18 99W
R19 285/35 R19 99W 285/35 R19 99W

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Questions and Answers

  • Jun 23, 2009
    Video

    Tested: New Extremes of Extreme Performance Summer Tires I Tire Rack

    Extreme Performance Summer tires are not ordinary by any standards. Designed to bring race tire-like performance to the street, today's Extreme Performance Summer tires are capable of delivering ultimate dry traction levels on par with yesterday's dedicated track tires. All this while still providing longer treadwear and more reasonable road manners than any track tire could ever deliver.