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"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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XL Load Tires


Have you seen this message when searching for tires on our website? The following tire you have selected has a higher load rating than the vehicle's Original Equipment (O.E.) tires. This typically results in increased ride harshness, which some customers may find undesirable. What does this mean? Let's…

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Quick and Easy Guide to Load Ratings


…considering load ratings for your vehicle's tires: The main thing to check is whether your car uses Standard Load or Extra Load tires. Extra Load tires will have an XL (eXtra Load) or RF (ReinForced) after their size to indicate the rating. If you're keeping the size the same, you can keep the same rating. If…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained


…maximum load is rated. Listed below are the air pressures at which maximum load is rated for popular P-metric and LT tires: Tire Load Ranges Inflation Pressure Assigned For 'Maximum Load' Ratings P-metric Standard Load (SL) 35 psi Extra Load (XL) 41 psi Light Truck Load Range C (LRC) 50 psi Load Range…

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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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Tire Tech Information - Load Range/Ply Rating Identification


…tires feature named load ranges while light truck tires use load ranges that ascend in alphabetical order (letters further along in the alphabet identify stronger tires that can withstand higher inflation pressures and carry heavier loads). Before load ranges were adopted, ply ratings and/or the actual…

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Tire Tech Information - Tire Specs Explained: Maximum Load


…maximum load is rated for popular P-metric and LT tires: P-Metric Passenger Vehicle Tires Load Ranges Abbreviated Max Load Pressure Light Load (LL) 35 psi (240 kPa)* Standard Load (SL) 35 psi (240 kPa)* Extra Load (XL) 41 psi (280 kPa)* *In an effort to internationally harmonize load ratings and ranges…

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Load Range E 10 Ply Tires for Heavy Duty Use

Load Range E 10 Ply Tires for Heavy Duty Use


…Many full-sized pickups and cargo vans require load range E tires. If your pickup truck or van is a 2500 or 3500 (commonly called 3/4 ton or 1 ton), your vehicle falls into this category. Load range E tires are the equivalent of the older 10 ply rated tires and are often still referred to as such, even…

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Where Do I Find the Load Rating?


…different ratings: * Standard Load - Either nothing is branded on the tire's sidewall or it may be branded Standard Load and identified by an SL in their description, as in P235/75R-15 SL. * Extra Load - P-Metric tires branded Extra Load are identified by an XL in their descriptions, as in P235/75R-15 XL. *…

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