Sumitomo Tire is a premium export brand of Sumitomo Rubber Industries, Ltd. They are Japan's third-largest automobile tire producer and one of the most successful and influential tire manufacturers in the world. A global brand, Sumitomo enjoys a well-earned reputation for product value, innovative design, precision engineering, and superior quality.
The Sumitomo Group is a company with an incredibly long and rich history. The brands origin dates back to its founder Masatomo Sumitomo over 350 years ago. In its early days, Sumitomo prospered from the trade of copper and other goods. His principles describe how a merchant should conduct business and these philosophies have been left behind and trusted for centuries. By continuing these traditions, Sumitomo tires provide consumers with the best value without sacrificing durability or control.
Standing firmly upon traditions of the past, Sumitomo Tire produces high-quality tires that combine quality and value. Whatever the application, every Sumitomo reflects the company's primary commitment to excellence. That is why Town Fair Tire is proud to be New England's trusted Sumitomo Tire dealer.
We offer a complete lineup of Sumitomo tires that include the performance Sumitomo HTR and touring Enhance tires for passenger cars. In addition, we also carry tires for crossovers, SUVs and light trucks such as the Encounter. Our selection of competitively priced tires makes finding the right tire to fit your budget easy.
The Sumitomo HTR stands for (High Technology Radial). Classified as an Ultra High Performance Summer tire developed for the drivers of sports cars, sporty coupes and performance sedans. This tire is designed to deliver Outstanding high-speed handling with excellent traction on dry and wet roads. V-shaped directional tread quickly disperses water, providing superb wet grip and traction. The HTR is designed to be a confident performer with enhanced high-speed durability.
The HTR Enhance L/X is Sumitomo's Grand Touring All-Season tire. The features and benefits of this tire include long treadwear, all-season traction and solid overall ride comfort. Engineered with a 5-rib asymmetric tread pattern for enhanced ride stability and even wear. Designed for a variety of road conditions. This all-season touring tire is packed with technology and features an industry-leading warranty protection.
Go-anywhere and do-anything with the Sumitomo Encounter AT for the drivers of CUVs, SUVs and Pickups. This tire has become the new standard of all-season drivability and all-terrain durability. A 5-rib tread design optimizes ride stability and protects against irregular wear. Wide, stiff steel belts enhance tread stiffness for responsive handling.
The Encounter HT tackles both the daily commute and the open road with strength, style and stability. This tire combines outstanding dry pavement handling with surefooted wet-traction performance. With a sturdy five-rib design and durable construction, see why the Encounter HT is the smart choice for any endeavor.
As an American company with roots in Japan, Sumitomo is constantly striving to bring forth fresh innovations based on technologies that last. Sumitomo’s engineers are working toward unlocking the functionality for next-generation tires. Their goal is to improve fuel efficiency and lessen the environmental impact. They understand just how close the relationship between materials and performance needs to be in order to develop the world’s most technologically advanced tires.
Shop for your Sumitomo tires at a Town Fair Tire store located in CT, MA, RI, NH, VT, and ME.