NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 10, 2005) — Bridgestone Firestone will supply both Bridgestone and Firestone brand tires on several models of the 2005 Toyota Tacoma light truck.
Firestone Destination LE tires in size P215/70R15 97S will be original equipment on the Regular Cab 4x2 and Access Cab (extended cab) 4x2 model trucks. The Bridgestone Dueler H/T 684II tires in size P265/65R17 110S are available as an option on the Access Cab and Double Cab model Tacoma, both for the 4x2 and 4x4 versions, while Bridgestone Potenza RE050 tires in size P255/45R18 99V will outfit the Toyota Tacoma X-Runner.
The Firestone Destination LE tires carry a UTQG rating of 480 for treadwear and AB for traction and temperature; the Bridgestone Dueler H/T 684II tires are UTQG-rated 360 for treadwear and BB for traction and temperature; and the Bridgestone Potenza RE050A tire is UTQG-rated 140 and AA. All are standard load tires.
“As an original equipment supplier for the Toyota 4Runner, Land Cruiser, RAV4, Sequoia and Tundra, it's great to continue our long-standing relationship with Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A. Inc.,” said Michael Martini, president, original equipment consumer tire division for BFS. “These new fitments on the 2005 Tacoma reinforce our successful continuation of business on Toyota light trucks and SUVs.”