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You have surely noticed the marking on the tyre sidewalls.

In case you do not know what this marking means, our professionals at Stewart and Smart will help you to decipher its meaning and importance, thereby guiding you to buy the perfect set of new tyres Milnathort, Kinross.

Comprehending tyre size meaning

Let's take an example:

205/55 R16 91V

  • Section width - 205: This part of the code refers to the tyre’s section width, which is measured in millimetres. It means that this tyre measures 205mm across the tread from sidewall to sidewall.
  • Aspect ratio or profile - The following two digits represent the aspect ratio of this tyre. It is indicated as a percentage of the tyre’s section width. Therefore, the aspect ratio or profile of this tyre is equal to 55.
  • Tyre Construction: R, in this example, refers to Radial ply construction.
  • Rim Diameter: The rim diameter of this particular tyre is 16 inches.
  • Load Index: Load index refers to the maximum weight the tyre can support when it is inflated to its maximum safe pressure. Here, 91 means that this tyre can carry a maximum of 615 kg.
  • Speed Index: The last letter “V” points to the maximum speed this tyre can pick when it is correctly inflated.

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