Hercules adds sizes to five tire lines

Oct. 13, 2011

If you thought Hercules Tire & Rubber Co. was done expanding fitments heading into the fall and winter seasons, think again.

The company recently announced another 18 new sizes across the company’s most popular passenger and LT/SUV/CUV lines. Eleven were added to the Hercules Roadtour line. Here they are in alphabetical order.


Just in time for winter, Hercules has added two sizes to the Avalanche X-Treme line.

1. LT275/65R20; fitments include Ford Super Duty F-250 and F-350.

2. 205/50R17; fitments include Chrysler PT Cruiser, Mazda 5, Mazda 3, Dodge Neon, Chevy Cobalt, Pontiac G5 and the Subaru Legacy and Impreza.

Roadtour XUV

Hercules says its Roadtour XUV tires are characterized by all-weather performance, a quiet, smooth ride and "outstanding fuel efficiency." There are seven new passenger tire sizes.

1. 245/60R18; fitments include Chevy Trail Blazer, Ford Edge, GMC Envoy, Hyundai Veracruz, Mazda CX9 and Lincoln MKX.

2. 265/65R17; fitments include Dodge Dakota and Durango, Toyota 4Runner and Tacoma, and Nissan Frontier, Pathfinder and Xterra.

3. 255/65R17; fitments include Ford F-150 XLT/STX 4x2.

4. 265/70R18 ; fitments include Nissan Armada and Titan and Infiniti QX56.

5. 235/70R17; fitments include Ford F-150 XL/XLT 4x2 and Land Rover LR3.

6. 235/60R17; fitments include Chevy Equinox, Ford Flex, Saturn Vue, Kia Sedona, Hyundai Entourage and Honda Odyssey.

7. 235/65R16; fitments include Honda Odyssey, Suzuki XL7, Chevy Equinox and Saturn Vue.

Roadtour 655

Hercules also has added four sizes to its Roadtour 655 line.

1. 185/60R15; fitments include Dodge Neon, Ford Escort, Scion xA and xB, and Toyota Yaris.

2. 225/60R17; fitments include Hyundai Tucson, Ford Crown Victoria, Subaru Outback, Buick Rendezvous, Nissan Rogue, Pontiac Aztec and Toyota Sienna.

3. 215/60R17; fitments include Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Avenger and Caliber, Jeep Compass and Patriot, Mazda MPV, and Ford 500, Mustang and Taurus.

4. 215/65R17; fitments include Ford Freestyle, Chrysler 300, and Dodge Charger, Challenger and Magnum.

Terra Trac A/T

Another size addition is available for Hercules’ most popular line.

1. 275/65R18; fitments include Ford F-150 and Toyota Sequoia.

Tour 4.0 plus

Four new sizes added to the Hercules Tour 4.0 plus line increases the size lineup to 27.

1. 205/60R15; fitments include Kia Optima, Nissan Sentra and Subaru Legacy.

2.  185/60R15; fitments include Dodge Neon, Ford Escort, Toyota Yaris, and Scion xA and xB.

3. 215/60R15; fitments include Chevy Malibu, Oldsmobile Alero and Pontiac Grand Am.

4. 225/60R17; fitments include Hyundai Tucson, Ford Crown Victoria, Subaru Outback, Buick Rendezvous, Nissan Rogue, Pontiac  Aztec and Toyota Sienna.

For more product information, visit www.herculestire.com.