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  • Quick and Easy Guide to Load Ratings
  • …tire isn't rated to support the weight that's being placed on it, it will not be able to exhibit any of the other characteristics that we usually look for in a tire: longevity, handling, reliability, ride quality, etc. Here are a few key points to remember when considering load ratings for your vehicle's…

  • Truck Tire Load Ratings
  • …pickups can use standard load-rated tires, but 3/4- and 1-ton vehicles require load range D or E tires to meet the Gross Vehicle Axle Weight. For example, a common truck tire size of 245/7R16 is made in standard load, load range C, D and E but can support distinctly different loads and accept considerably…

  • "XL" vs. Standard load tires ... what should I do?
  • …desiring a softer feel and are willing to forgo the car’s stability in cornering, the standard load tire will be a more appropriate choice. A perfect example of a tire featuring the XL rating and the standard load in the same size is the 235/70R15 Kumho Solus KR21. Kumho Solus KR21

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  • Load Rating and Load Capacity
  • …asked for a specific load capacity for the tires on his 2007 Audi S4. He was changing the wheels and rightly noticed that his Original Equipment (O.E.) Continental ContiSportContact 2 tires were XL rated tires. Generally, we recommend staying with a tire that has the same load capacity. This is especially…

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  • Understanding Speed Ratings
  • …270 km/h maximum speed. You can learn more about speed rating and the other letters and numbers on the sidewall of your tire in "How to Read Speed Rating, Load Index & Service Descriptions." Disclaimer: It is important to note that speed ratings only apply to tires that have not been damaged, altered…

  • Where Do I Find the Load Rating?
  • …results, when applicable, to a specific rating. When the search results are listed after you shop by vehicle, you can then find the filter section for load rating on the left side of the page. To gain a better understanding of load ratings, read "Load Range/Ply Rating Identification."




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