Key Facts about Westlake SL309 Radial A/P:

Summary


We spent several hours reading reviews from experts and tire owners. In summary, this is what people think about Westlake SL309 Radial A/P. You can agree or disagree with these conclusions by voting for or against any item:

Reasons to buy

One driver said this tire exceeded his expectations, especially in terms of wet traction and hydroplaning resistance.
The owners said that these tires had outstanding ride comfort, smoothness and were quiet.
Most drivers agreed that the tires were good value for money.
Some drivers mentioned that the tires had great mileage.

Reasons not to buy

One driver complained that these tires were difficult to balance.
One driver mentioned that this tire was on the noisy side.


Description


The SL309 is an all-purpose, heavy duty performer for your light truck application. The M+S all-season tread design incorporates open shoulders and circumferential grooves that help dispel water and debris, while lateral-siped tread blocks improve traction performance on paved, gravel, and dirt roads. Robust steel-belted construction provide optimal treadlife along with heavy duty construction for load hauling.

  • Optimized comfortable and quiet ride (Variable pitch tread reduces road noise for a smoother, quieter ride).
  • Enhanced wet traction (Open shoulder design enhances quicker water evacuation for better wet traction).
  • Improved grip and traction(Staggered tread blocks improve grip and traction with an enhanced tire-to-road contact).
  • Confident handling (Circumferential ribs improve highway stability, lateral traction, and steering response).

Detailed Information


Type and Size
Tire Model
Westlake SL309 Radial A/P
Car Type
Light Truck / SUV
Season
All Season
Rim Diameter
15 / 16 / 17 / 18 "
Width
215 / 225 / 235 / 245 / 265 / 275 / 285 mm
Aspect Ratio
65 / 70 / 75 / 80 / 85 %
Construction
Radial
Special Features
Runflat
No
Mud and Snow
No
Extra Load
No
Speed and Load
Speed Index
Q (max 100 mph)
Load Index (max load for a tire)
 

Westlake SL309 Radial A/P Sizes & Specifications


Rim Model Size Index Features sidewall styling overall diameter weight section width rim width utqg max inflation pressure load range tread depth max load
R15 215/75 R15 100/97Q 215/75 R15 100/97Q BW 27.7 33.0 8.5 6.0 50 11/32" 1765
R15 235/75 R15 104/101Q 235/75 R15 104/101Q BW 28.9 37.3 9.3 6.5 50 11/32" 1985
R16 215/85 R16 115/112Q 215/85 R16 115/112Q BW 30.4 39.8 8.5 6.0 80 11/32" 2680
R16 225/75 R16 115/112Q 225/75 R16 115/112Q BW 30.5 39.2 8.8 6.0 80 12/32" 2680
R16 235/85 R16 120/116Q 235/85 R16 120/116Q BW 31.7 46.3 9.3 6.5 80 13/32" 3042
R16 245/75 R16 120/116Q 245/75 R16 120/116Q BW 30.5 43.8 9.8 7.0 80 13/32" 3042
R16 265/75 R16 123/120Q 265/75 R16 123/120Q BW 31.7 49.3 10.5 7.5 80 13/32" 3415
R16 285/75 R16 122/119Q 285/75 R16 122/119Q BW 32.8 53.5 11.3 8.0 65 13/32" 3305
R17 235/80 R17 120/117Q 235/80 R17 120/117Q BW 31.8 46.7 9.3 6.5 80 14/32" 3085
R17 245/75 R17 121/118Q 245/75 R17 121/118Q BW 31.5 46.9 9.8 7.0 80 14/32" 3195
R17 265/70 R17 121/118Q 265/70 R17 121/118Q BW 31.7 53.2 10.7 8.0 80 15/32" 3195
R17 285/70 R17 121/118Q 285/70 R17 121/118Q BW 32.8 54.4 11.5 8.5 65 14/32" 3195
R18 275/65 R18 123/120Q 275/65 R18 123/120Q BW 32.1 52.0 11.0 8.0 80 14/32" 3415

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