RANCHO CUCAMONGA, Calif.—Sumitomo Rubber North America Inc.'s Falken-brand Wildpeak H/T01A 2 light truck/SUV tire has been selected as the OE tire fitment for the 2017 Jeep renegade Trailhawk.
The tire—in size 215/65R17— features a shoulder specially designed to suit the Trailhawk, according to Sumitomo. It is fitted to the Trailhawk at FCA Group's car assembly plant in Melfi, Italy.
“The pairing of our Wildpeak H/T01A 2 with the Jeep Renegade makes a perfect combination for the vehicle's driving experience,” said Rick Brennan, executive director of marketing for Falken. “We are confident this alignment will produce a successful partnership for both of our industry-leading brands.”
The 2017 Jeep Renegade Trailhawk fitted with H/T01A 2 tires is available now, Falken said.