Manufacturers are increasingly switching to brake pads using so-called “ceramic” or “ceramic technology”. This latest evolution in pad design offers many benefits, but also can have some downsides. Here is what you need to know about ceramic brake pads.
All brake pads sold in the United States are supposed to have a DOT rating for friction stamped or printed on the pad. If you understand these ratings you can be sure you are choosing a pad that meets your standards for performance.