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Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z III Tire - 275/40R19 (05-17 All)

Market Price $159.47 You Save 9% ($14.50)
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$144.97 (each)

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Features, Video & Details

  • Uncompromising Traction and Handling
  • Excellent Anti-Hydroplaning Characteristics
  • Smooth Ride; Minimal Road Noise
  • Real World Durability

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HTR Z III. Sumitomo's HTR Z III series tire is an ultra high performance summer tire. The aggressively designed 275/40-19 delivers extraordinary performance in either wet or dry conditions, on and off the track.

Uncompromising traction and handling. The HTR ZIII's five rib asymmetric tread design pattern merges cornering with straight line stability. Siped tie-bars reinforce block rigidity for control and enhance wet traction.

Excellent anti-hydroplaning characteristics. Long lateral grooves evacuate water from the center of the footprint. Four straight, wide grooves further heighten drainage for improved wet performance. A 3-D wave wall increases drainage capabilities and reinforces center rib stability.

Smooth ride; minimal road noise. In addition to outstanding performance, the HTR Z III Series Tires deliver a smooth ride with minimal road noise. That way you and your passengers can be treated to the sounds that really count, like the growl of your motor, the whine of your supercharger, or the bass thumping from your Mach 1000 stereo system!

Real world durability. Rigid, wide steel belts, high tension casing plies, and advanced silica tread compound construction means these tires are designed to last.

5 Year Warranty. This Sumitomo Tire comes with a 5-year warranty from the date of purchase. Some limitations do apply. Please see the Full Sumitomo Warranty disclosure for details.

Best Fit: 19 x 10 Inch 2005+ Wheels

  • Y-speed rating for true high-performance vehicles
  • Direct replacement sizing for premium performance vehicles
  • True performance upgrade sizing for performance segment vehicles like the Mustang

NOTE: These are ultra high performance summer specific compound and tread tires. Use during the summer and warm temperature months will result in superior traction over "all season" tires. Use during the winter months/cold temperatures significantly reduces traction and increases stopping distance as the compound becomes less sticky.

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
What's in the Box
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Tech Specs
  • Hydroplaning Resistance: 8.6
  • Wet Traction: 8.5
  • Dry Traction: 9.4
  • Snow Traction: N/A
  • Ice Traction: N/A
  • Steering Response: 9.1
  • Cornering Stability: 9.1
  • Ride: 8.5
  • Noise: 8.3
  • Tread Wear: 8.3

KEY: 10-8.6 Oh Yeah!, 8.5-6.6 Above Average, 6.5-4.6 Average, 4.5-2.6 Acceptable, 2.5-0 Unacceptable
Will it fit my Mustang?
  • Boss 302 - 12, 13
  • V6 - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
  • Bullitt - 08, 09
  • GT - 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17
  • GT500 - 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14
  • EcoBoost - 15, 16, 17
  • GT350 - 16, 17

Most Helpful Reviews

Nice tires

I have the staggered tires and wheels. The look is real good. I get compliments on the tire and wheel package. I believe you need a complete pkg. to look good, these perform also. Don't wait to order, ...

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Worth the buck....

I couldn't ask for a better product...Thanks American muscle

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Overall Rating 4.6 out of 5 stars
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Anybody try these on a road race track? Curious how these handle compared to BFG G force Comp 2's


  • The Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z III Tire is a great all around performance tire. I have personally used them on my 2013 Mustang which is also my daily driver. They performed well under my spirited driving style. To compare them to the Nitto or Mickey Thompson tires, I felt that these tires were great as a daily driving tire with good tread life but they lacked in the performance category. I would personally recommend for a road course track the Mickey Thompson Street Comp Tire Item #79540 (


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Will a 275 fit on the front of a 2013 GT Premium ?


  • As long as the front wheel of your 2013 GT Premium has a 19x8.5 or 19x9, the Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z III Tire - 275/40-19 (05-17 All) will fit on your wheels.


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Would this tire fit on a 8.5inch rim?


  • The Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z III Tire - 275/40-19 (05-17 All) will be able to fit on a 19x8.5 wheel.


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Tire life? How many miles are these tires rated for i am looking for a 275-40-19 which i'm having a hard time finding i don't beat on my car everyday just the occasional drag strip so i don't want another tire like my pirellis which only lasted 10000 miles.


  • Depending on how you drive, Sumitomo HTR Z III Tires should last approximately 20-25k miles. Hope this helps!


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Wheel fitment Does it fit on the 19x8.5 wheels??


  • Yes, the Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z III Tire - 275/40-19 (05-17 All) will fit on a 19x8.5


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Are these non-directional? Wondering for rotation purposes...


  • They are asymmetrical there is an inside and outside but not directional so they can be cross rotated.


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Overall Rating 4.6

out of 5 stars

  • Dry Traction 4.708333 4.7
  • Wet Traction 4.25 4.3
  • Tread Appearance 4.583333 4.6
  • Ride Quality 4.666667 4.7
  • Bang For Your Buck 4.958333 5.0

  • 5/5

    November 28, 2016

    Love them

    Big meaty tires awesome traction really helped since its rains a lot here for my car to hook up and nOt hydroplane


    Year: 2010 Submodel: GT

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  • 4/5

    November 01, 2016

    Great Tire for the price.

    Great tire for the price. Much better than 400 each. I bought two of these for the rear of my GT pp. Not much road noise. Decent traction, still getting 2,3 and 4th gear barks. But that is to be expected.


    Year: 2016 Submodel: GT

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  • 4/5

    October 10, 2016

    So far so good

    I have only had these tires for over a week but so far so good. They look great and feel great on my 2013 V6 performance package coupe.


    Year: 2013 Submodel: V6

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  • 5/5

    September 20, 2016

    Worth the buck....

    I couldn't ask for a better product...Thanks American muscle


    Year: 2012 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    July 02, 2013

    Great tire

    Pretty good tire and the price isn't bad. They are definitely stickier in dry conditions than my factory Pirelli's. A little more prone to hydroplaning in really wet conditions but easily compensated with some common sense driving.


    Year: 2013 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    July 01, 2013

    Nice tires

    I have the staggered tires and wheels. The look is real good. I get compliments on the tire and wheel package. I believe you need a complete pkg. to look good, these perform also. Don't wait to order, you won't regret it. The tires have a good tread pattern that works well and the sidewall looks good with tire wet for shows.


    Year: 2008 Submodel: GT Adams NY

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  • 5/5

    March 22, 2013

    Tight on Cash?

    I Bought these Tires while i was tight on cash instead of the Bridgestone SO4's i preferred. Ive gotta say that these tires are pretty darn good, once i got use to how they reacted these babies made me feel unstoppable...unless i was trying to stop...then i just felt totally awesome...however, i will be buying a second set o these for the rear of my 2012 5.0, theyre better, theyre smoother, and theyre cheaper, what more could i ask for.


    Year: 2012 Submodel: GT San Jose, CA, USA

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  • 5/5

    July 25, 2014


    I put on 2 sets of pirellis on my car previous to these tires and there is a noticable difference right away. Turn in is crisp and sharp. The noise is nill. and they are very comfortable while driving. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!!


    Year: 2010 Submodel: GT PA

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  • 5/5

    July 24, 2013

    Great tire for the price

    When it come time for new tires I was looking for an aggressive looking tire that hooked. This tire delivered. It hooks well on dry pavement and the ride is good as well. If you're looking for a nice summer tire but don't want to break the bank I highly recommend this tire!


    Year: 2005 Submodel: GT Central,IL

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  • 5/5

    May 22, 2013

    Great Buy

    These tires are a nice upgrade from the factory. They handle very well in the turns and the ride is very comfortable. The ride is quiet. I put these on 19x9.5 GT500 wheels and the wheels and tires look great on the car.


    Year: 2013 Submodel: GT Hamburg, PA 19526, USA

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  • 4/5

    May 17, 2013

    Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z III Tire

    These came with my 19" bullitts. They grip very nicely off the line and in turns. Great tires for the price!


    Year: 2011 Submodel: GT MI

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  • 4/5

    March 22, 2013

    Hard to beat for the money

    These tires are pretty hard to beat for the money. grip is good and the side wall is fairly stiff. They ride much better than the stock Pirelli PZero Nero all-seasons. I run 275/40-19s on all 4 corners and love it. American Muscle had the best price as usual on a tire that is the most bang for the buck in it's class.


    Year: 2011 Submodel: GT Houston, TX

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  • 5/5

    March 25, 2012

    Way better than stock!

    I've now had these tires for three months on an 11' GT/CS. So far i can say these tires rock and gives you the best ride for the dollar. I've really benefited from the mild winter. Above 60 degrees out and these tires really grip. Stock tires were horrible in comparison. The tires produce no extra noise for everyday driving which i do. Get a won't be disappointed!


    Year: 2011 Submodel: GT Hampton Roads, Va

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  • 5/5

    March 07, 2016

    Really Nice, Quiet Tires

    I bought these 275/40/19 Sumitomo tires for the rear of my 2009 Mustang Gt Convertible. I had some Bridgestones on the rear before. The Sumitomos are much quieter and they match up nicely with the side of my car. The grip seems good as well. It's only been a couple of weeks and I haven't really romped on them from a stop. (yet) I've got some mid-level mods which have really wakend up my GT but I feel pretty good that these tires will help instead of hinder my green light starts. At close to a couple hundred bucks a tire, these are by far the best bang for your buck.


    Year: 2009 Submodel: GT

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  • 5/5

    July 24, 2013

    Great tires, better than OEM

    Switched to a staggered set along with the new wheels. The car rides much smoother and quieter than on the stock OEM Pirellis. Handling and accelerating is much better also. Once winter sets in I'll be putting the OEM wheels with Blizzacks back on. GOOD Tire, well priced


    Year: 2012 Submodel: GT Buffalo, NY, USA

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  • 4/5

    July 24, 2013

    Sumitomo High Performance HTR Z III Tires

    I have these tires in 275/40/19 in back, and 245/40/19 up front on AMR "Drift" wheels. What I Like: Overall road manners and convincing dry grip and handling characteristics. The tread wear also seems to be good, and wear is even. What I'd Improve: Wet grip could improve. I noticed a fair amout of traction loss in very heavy rain conditions. Conclusion: A good tire, that is very well priced and worthy of being put in a performance summer tire category


    Year: 2012 Submodel: GT Minnesota, USA

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  • 5/5

    August 27, 2012

    Best tires for the $$

    I have purchased these tires for two other Mustangs and I am thoroughly pleased. Their quality rivals the Nitto and BFG options. A+++


    Year: 2011 Submodel: V6 Temple, TX, USA

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  • 5/5

    January 11, 2017

    HTRZ III tires

    I installed a set of four htrz III tires on my GT. All four 275 40R19's. After installing the tires I went out to the track in the rain. Light rain. The tires handled very well on track and the drive there and back. They look great and the ride is very good. Low road noise. Best bang for ur buck. Am very pleased


    Year: 2015 Submodel: GT

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  • 4/5

    January 11, 2017

    2017 GT Tires

    My 2017 GT came with stock Ford 18" rims and were pretty bland. I had a set of SVE custom 19" rims without tires and I needed tires that came close to OEM size, so I bought these for summer daily driving. You can't beat them for the price.


    Year: 2017 Submodel: GT

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  • 4/5

    December 24, 2016

    Sumitomo HTR z III

    Great Tires! There nice set of tire for the price you pay.


    Year: 2015 Submodel: GT

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