Automotive Dictionary: Contact Area

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Automotive Dictionary: Contact Area


Throughout this site we use many technical terms, and given the breadth of readership our site enjoys, sometimes we are remiss and incorrectly assume everyone knows what we are referring to. For those that do not, here are some explanations of the technical terms use.
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Contact Area


That part of a tyre in physical contact with the road when the car is moving. In the average saloon, the contact area of each tyre is roughly the same size as the sole of a shoe.
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