Nexen Tire Supplies Original Equipment Tires for 2017 Chrysler Pacifica - Nexen Tire's N'Priz RH7@ selected as original equipment for the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica

- Nexen Tire ranked 4th in the passenger car segment of the J.D. Power OE Tire Customer Satisfaction Study

SEOUL, South Korea, May 25, 2016 /CNW/-- Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, announced that it will supply the all-new 2017 Chrysler Pacifica with its N'Priz RH7@ 235/60R18 103H as original equipment (OE) tires.

Delivering unparalleled levels of functionality, versatility, technology and bold styling, the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica redefines the minivan segment.

"We are pleased to see that Nexen Tire's N'Priz RH7@ selected as OE tires for the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica, as it is designated for crossovers and SUVs with outstanding handling and braking to provide ride comfort, long-life tread and low-level noise," said Nexen Tire. "With the company's quality competitiveness, we are eager to raise greater brand awareness and strengthen our market positioning through various sports marketing activities, including partnerships with three MLB teams, sponsorship of Formula Drift games, and official partnership with Manchester City Football Club."

Since 2013, Nexen Tire products can also be found on the Chrysler 200, Ram 3500, and Ram ProMaster City, and it plans to expand supplies of OE tires in the North American market.

Meanwhile, Nexen Tire ranked 4th in the passenger car segment of J.D. Power OE Tire Customer Satisfaction Study last March. In addition, the company currently owns four cutting-edge research facilities in Korea, China, the United States, and Germany and three manufacturing facilities; two in Korea and another one in Qingdao, China. By 2018, a new plant will be constructed in Zatec, the Czech Republic to cater increasing demands in the global market.

About Nexen Tire

Nexen Tire, established in 1942, is a global tire manufacturer headquartered in Yangsan, South Gyeongsang Province, and in Seoul, South Korea. Nexen Tire, one of the world's fastest growing tire manufacturers, works with 491 dealers based in 141 countries around the world (as of July 2015) and owns three manufacturing plants -- two in Korea (Yangsan and Changnyeong) and one in Qingdao, China. Another plant in Zatec, Czech Republic will be operational by 2018. Nexen Tire produces tires for passenger cars, SUVs, and light trucks with advanced technology and excellence in design. The company also focuses on producing UHP tires, which are based on advanced technologies. Nexen Tire supplies OE tires to global car makers in various countries around the world. In 2014, the company achieved a grand slam of the world's top 4 design awards for the first time amongst the various tire makers in the world. For more information, please visit

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