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Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire (17 in.)

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  • MPN# 5517662

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Features & Details

  • Ultra-High Performance Summer Tire
  • Provides Excellent Wet and Dry Traction
  • Direction Tread Pattern for Cornering
  • Enhanced Dry Road Grip and Stability
  • Circumferential Grooves Remove Water
  • Jointless Nylon Band Reinforces High-Speed Durability
  • Designed for 2005-2017 Ford Mustang Models
Ultra Summer Performance. The Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z offers amazing performance in the summer for any Mustang. Utilizing a unique, directional tread pattern and innovative stability features, the HTR Z is perfectly at home on the track or the street.

Race-Inspired Tread. The HTR Z gets its unparalleled grip from its directional tread pattern, which incorporates independent intermediate blocks and a continuous center rib to enhance dry grip and stability in the corners. Four circumferential grooves remove water from the contact patch to give constant grip and to resist hydroplaning.

Summer Compound and Strength. The HTR Z uses a softer, stickier compound to enhance traction in the warm months. Spirally wrapped Jointless nylon bands enhance high-speed durability and minimize weight to improve ride uniformity and acceleration. 

Application. The Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire is specifically designed as a track and street tire for any 2005-2017 Ford Mustang.

Tire SizeWheel Width RangeBest SizeYears
245/45R178" - 9.5"17" x 8"1979-2004
275/40R178.5" - 11"17" x 9.5"1979-2004
315/35R1710" - 12"17" x 11"1979-2004

NOTE: This is a high-performance tire intended for use during summer months or warm temperatures only. Use during cold weather will greatly reduce performance, traction and handling, and greatly increase stopping distance. If using this tire in a drag or track environment during cold weather, we strongly recommend performing a pre-run burnout to nominalize the tread compound's temperature.

Fitment: 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 Details

Free Mounting & Balancing: Professional mounting & balancing is available on all wheels and tires when purchased together on the same order, so you can just swap your wheels in your driveway when they arrive. We even offer Free Nitrogen tire fill (see option above).

  • FREE Mounting and Balancing in 48 hours
  • State of the Art Onsite Tire Facility
  • Scratch-Free process + Hidden Weights
  • TPMS Sensors installed free on 07+ Mustangs (see wheel page for details)
  • Free Shipping on any order to the continental 48 states
  • Please allow an extra 1 to 2 business days on your wheel and tire package for mounting and balancing

Free Nitrogen Fill! AmericanMuscle is proud to bring you the option to fill your tires with pure nitrogen for FREE when we mount & balance your wheel and tire order. Filling your high performance tires with nitrogen has many benefits including:

  • Improves Fuel Economy
  • Cuts down weight
  • Preserves your tires for longer life
  • Tire Pressure is better equalized throughout the year
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About Sumitomo

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  • V6 - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
  • GT500 - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
  • Bullitt - 08, 09
  • Boss 302 - 12, 13
  • EcoBoost - 15, 16, 17
  • GT350 - 15, 16, 17

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5/5
great

Replaced the same really liked great ride and handling

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5/5
97 Stang

These tires not only give your car more wide rubber for traction, and really give the rear end the old style muscle look,I added the 17"x 10.5 Cobra rims too, Great look and tire, I got the 255/40s for ...

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Overall Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars
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Longevity compared to Nitto555's Hello, I'm looking at a set of new rear tires for my 2004 GT, I drive about 100miles a day and the tires lasting is rather important to and I currently have Sumi 315/35/17's on the rear at the moment and have been pretty happy with them. They do have a little road noise to them but not totally sure if thats due to the tread being really wore down at this point, turn the tunes up and no more noise ;) I have had them on the back close to a year and half and have been very pleased, but being that the drivers rear has a plug in it due to a flat many months ago... really needing this corrected and been very lucky with them. But was curious how the Nitto's hold up compared to the Sumi's, I have been very pleased with them thus far so just trying to compare apples to apples. Not sure if the Nittos' are designed with more of a soft compound and not last very long compared to the Sumi's. So just trying to the best bang for the buck... no money tree here!

KrazyPony

  • Being that longevity is definitely your main concern and for such a large tire, you will want to stick with the Sumitomo rather than switch to the NT555's. Reason being exactly what you already stated: Nitto's have a softer compound and while they offer a bit more performance over the Sumitomo, they don't last quiet as long in the grand scheme of things. Hope this helped to verify your already accurate thoughts!!

    LisaS

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Will these 315s fit on a 1995 cobra r rim (9in)?

Wingo

  • Yes they will fit , you will have a little sidewall bulge,

    2FAT2FLY

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Will this tire fit on a 17x10.5 rim? Thanks.

policestang

  • The Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 275/40-17 (99-04 All) will be the smallest size tire you can safely fit on a 17x10.5 wheel.

    Ricky36

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I have 18 inch rims..... So these tires are really enticing, except I have 18 inch rims (as stated in the title) ad idk if they'll fit. I'm a tire noob, don't hate.

Salvatore

  • Unfortunately these tires won't be compatible with 18" wheels, only 17". You'll need to purchase a tire that ends with -18 and the tire size would really depend on the specific wheel size: whether it be 18x8 or 18x9 etc... Give our customer service a call at your earliest convenience. They'd be more than happy to help you pick out the perfect tires for your needs!

    LisaS

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Will it fit on my 2004 mach1

Anonymous

  • Yes, this will fit no problem.

    JeffAM

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whats the tire dia. ?

Anonymous

  • The overall diameter of the Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 245/45R17 is about 25.7".

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Overall Rating 4.7

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  • Dry Traction 4.561984 4.6
  • Road Noise 4.214876 4.2
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  • Ride Quality 4.644628 4.6



  • 5/5

    January 28, 2017

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    Sumitomo is the best!

    These tires make a true difference as you feel them grip you too the road. No more slipping around the road in bad weather or making that quick turn around the corner. 10/10 for sure and speedy delivery as always thanks to American muscle for always taking care of me and my mustang!

    enforcers32

    Year: 2000 Submodel: V6

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  • 5/5

    January 28, 2016

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 245/45R17 (79-04 All)

    Outstanding Value

    I just bought my second set of these tires, and I would buy them again. By far the best tires I have ever owned for the money. Great traction and ride comfort as well as good looks. You definitely could spent more and get less. For a high performance tire they delivered respectable tread life, I got over 20,000 miles from my last set.

    Carcrisis

    Year: 2001 Submodel: Bullitt Stockbridge, GA

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  • 5/5

    August 22, 2013

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    great

    Replaced the same really liked great ride and handling

    FlashCobra03

    Year: 2003 Submodel: V6 Menomonee Falls, WI, USA

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  • 1/5

    April 29, 2012

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    Too much tire noise!

    The 245 I have on the front aren't the problem, but the 315s in the rear give off so much tire noise I feel like I'm riding in an airplane when I drive my 1999 Cobra Vert with the top up. I didn't get the tire noise until about 1.5k miles on driving on them. I am hoping it goes away, and will update if it does.

    Butterybunz

    Year: 1999 Submodel: Cobra Fargo, ND

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  • 5/5

    February 01, 2012

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 275/40R17 (99-04 All)

    Highly recommend these

    I use the 275 40 17 on my front and the 315 35 17s on the rear with no problems and awsome look as well as handling I would recommend the Sumitomos to anyone looking for the most bang for your buck.

    elrod

    Year: 1997 Submodel: GT Grovetown Georgia

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  • 5/5

    January 30, 2012

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    Great Tires for a low price

    The tires are great for the roads and they don't wear out quick. I live in south Louisiana and the tires handle our roads and our back roads fine. The price for the tires are also very cheap and helps me out with being a college student. if your looking for a good tire at a low price, these tires are good to buy.

    Hockeyboy06

    Year: 1998 Submodel: V6 Lafayette, LA

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  • 5/5

    August 16, 2011

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    Great Tire

    This is a great tire, the tread wear is good. They hook better than stock ones. They look sick with deep dish rims in back! Good tire for the price.

    Branden

    Year: 2001 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    March 31, 2011

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    97 Stang

    These tires not only give your car more wide rubber for traction, and really give the rear end the old style muscle look,I added the 17"x 10.5 Cobra rims too, Great look and tire, I got the 255/40s for the front, They also look good with the 17"x9" cobra rims on the front

    Don Jenkins

    Year: 1997 Submodel: GT

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  • 3/5

    March 28, 2011

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    ehh.....

    For the price it makes for a great run around tire. The tire itself looks pretty decent. Sadly this tire likes to spin....... ALOT! my 00 GT is only mildly modded(3.73's, chipped, headers, Intake) and even trying to bog it, i spin like crazy. so do not plan any Dig racing with these. lol Tires have lasted no more then 15K which is okay considering they are a summer tire and i do drive aggressively. So in all, If you want to hook up, look away, for a decent everyday street tire, this is your tire! thanks again AM!

    JoeyR

    Year: 2000 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    April 01, 2010

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    They are tires.

    I have these on my wifes 06 Mustang and they work well and are very affordable. I have not had them long enough to determine life span but they cost 1/2 what others cost so who cares.

    fordsbyjay

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  • 5/5

    October 05, 2009

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    Best price for 315 series

    I've had these 315/35/17 tires for 16,000 miles now and they have just a little under half their tread left. I drive very aggressive and considering they're the cheapest tire on the market in this size, they're holding up amazingly. They are priced right considering the free shipping and look forward to buying two more in this size in the near future.

    Jon

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  • 5/5

    March 15, 2010

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 245/45R17 (79-04 All)

    Tires

    I had searched for these tires forever and these were the best deal by far!!! I was afraid the price was just way too cheap and the tires would come and be junk , but they came and they were AWESOME!!. They handle GREAT in all weather including rain! Dont hesitate to buy these...you wont be dissapointed :)!

    April N.

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  • 5/5

    February 07, 2010

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    Great cheap tire.

    Excellent tire for the money. Grabs well, but also cut loose when you want them to. The second set I've had on my Bullitt. I will buy these again.

    Scott S.

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  • 5/5

    March 25, 2010

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    For the $$$

    The tires are just as advertised. These look good, and match up well with the Goodyears I have on the front. Traction isn't a problem on wet pavement, and the overall handling on the turns is greatly improved. For the money there a great buy.

    Frank

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  • 5/5

    April 19, 2010

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 245/45R17 (79-04 All)

    Good tire, great value.

    I have to say, this is a good tire. and web price is brought into the equation the HTR becomes a GREAT tire. I have these in the rear if my '96 GT vert. Laying down all 342lbs. Of torque is no longer a problem at the lights, rarely do I spin them but when I do they put on a show that's almost unfair, lots of smoke, little wear. They ride smooth and quite, very solid through the turns. Much better than my old coopers that cist 3x as much per tire. As far as rain goes, they're great. I can easily do 75 in heavy rain they do "plow" through the rain. 2months in and haven't hydroplanned yet.

    A. Seda

    Year: 1996 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    May 23, 2009

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 245/45R17 (79-04 All)

    Sumitomo Tires

    I was a little unsure of these tires when I first bought them. However after driving them on one of the curviest roads in my area I am completely satisfied. They hug the road tight and corner better than any tire I have ever driven on. I would highly reccomend then to anyone without hesitation.

    Bill Hunsinger

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  • 5/5

    March 07, 2010

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 275/40R17 (99-04 All)

    Sumitomo HTR Z tires

    I am very pleased with the Sumitomo HTR Z tires that I recently purchased. I put the 275/40-17 in the rear on a 17x9 Antracite wheel and they look great. They are about appare to be about 1" wider then the 245/45-17 stock tires that I have on the front giving a very aggressive staggered look. The Mustang stock center caps do fit a bit loose on the aftermarket Wheels.

    AJP

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  • 5/5

    March 24, 2010

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 315/35R17 (94-04 All)

    Best bang for the buck

    I love these tires. I have 421 rwhp and they hook-up very well

    Richard

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  • 5/5

    April 25, 2010

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 275/40R17 (99-04 All)

    New rubber.

    Bought these to go with the Cobra Deep Dish wheels. The handling was quite improved over the previous tires, no more under-steer! Traction is greatly improved, and they feel fine in the wet. Only slight problem is they rub on the front sway bar at full lock. A set of 1/4" spacers might be in order.... Would happily buy these tires again. Thanks AM! Matthew

    Matthew W

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  • 5/5

    June 19, 2009

    Review from Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z Tire - 245/45R17 (79-04 All)

    Great Tires!

    I have had the Sumitomo HTR-Z 245/45R17\'s on for about 2,000 miles now and I am completely satisfied. They were an upgrade for me from the stock 16\" tires. They hug the road and handling is amazing with these tires, both on dry roads and wet. I highly recommend these tires and I highly recommend American Muscle!

    Pete Parry

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