Nexen Launches Grand Touring Tire, Wins Key Fitment

July 9, 2021

Nexen Tire America Inc.'s new N Priz S grand touring tire will be original equipment on the 2022 Hyundai Kona in the United States. The tire also is now available for Nexen dealers in North America.

"The redesigned, compact SUV will feature 215/55R17 N Priz S grand touring tires from the factory to help the Kona deliver maximum ride comfort and fuel economy," according to Nexen officials.

The Nexen N Priz S is the tiremaker's latest offering for multi-passenger vehicles.

"Since the beginning of the year, we've aggressively expanded our OE portfolio," says John Hagan, executive vice president of sales at Nexen Tire America.

"Our contributions as an OE supplier to the 2022 Hyundai Kona illustrates our driving commitment to the continued expansion of our original equipment portfolio and our overall growth plan of becoming a global top 10 tire manufacturer by 2025.

"We believe all of our OE relationships will play an integral part of achieving that goal," he adds.