The tyre size is one of the most significant factors to check while buying new tyres. Incorrect tyre size can jeopardise your driving safety and damage other parts of the vehicle, potentially leading to high repair costs. Hence, you must refer to the owner's manual to know the manufacturer recommended tyre size for your respective car model.
Are you looking for a new set of tyres Bradford, but find it difficult to decipher the complex alpha-numeric tyre size code?
We recommend you opt for professional assistance from our workshop MCC Manchester Road Ltd.
Tyres Size Explained In Details
Let’s take the tyre size is 205/55 R16 91H as an example.
This alpha-numeric code gives several crucial details about the tyre like:
Tyre Width- Number 205 represents the width of the tyre in millimetres.
Profile Height- Next, number 55 shows the profile height or aspect ratio of the tyre. It is measured in percentage of its total width.
Type Of Tyre Construction- Letter "R" in the above alpha-numeric code represents the tyre has radial construction. There are other types like- Diagonal Cross Ply, and Bias-Belt represented by letters D and B.
Rim Diameter- Number 16 represents the rim diameter in inches.
Load Index- Number 91 represents the load index of the tyre. It is the total amount of load this respective tyre model can carry when fully inflated. In this case, it means the tyre can carry a maximum load of 615 kg.
Speed Index- Letter “H” represents the maximum speed that this tyre can sustain. In this case, it is 130 mph.
Please note: A tyre's maximum load-carrying capacity and speed rating will differ with respective speed and load indexes. You should refer to manufacturer-recommended specifications to make the right choice.
Here at MCC we are doing our best to make your tyre purchase as easy as possible. You can either visit us to buy tyres Bradford or choose and buy your new tyres directly from our website, using our tyre finder section. Just type in your car’s reg.-number and see what we have in stock for your vehicle.
Therefore, look no more for “tyres near me” and get in touch with us instead.
If you have any questions, please call us on 01274 731322. We will be happy to help you.